2023-03-23 Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, CA, USA/Source 1

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Phenomenal quality recording utilizing a mix of four in-ear monitor feeds and the audio from bigdigs26's audience video recording.

bigdigs26's video recording utilizing this audio can be found here:

Here are the extensive notes provided by hoserama, who taped the in-ear monitor feeds and mixed this recording:

Show Notes: First time seeing Depeche Mode since 2005. Opening night of the new tour, which always makes things a little more interesting. Didn't notice much, if any, opening night jitters or obvious mistakes (unlike an irish band that I've seen a bunch of times). If you're a fan of Dep Mode, this is a good representation of the tour so far. Side note--I really think they underutilized the extended stage setup.

Recording Notes: Nice pull from the wireless monitors. Used four feeds for the matrix, but recorded more. Some click track during the show, but should have been 90% removed, but you might hear some faint remnants of it. Lots of stereo effects and action going on, which you won't find in most audience recordings. Used audio from bigdigs26's video to help fill out some crowd noise between songs. I'm not really a Depeche Mode fan, so had to make best guess on mixing to the "Depeche Mode sound" if that makes sense. Most bands I mix usually have a dedicated bassist for example, so bit different for me.


As always, encouraging people to get into taping and mixing. Just take the craft seriously and it will reward you many times over. There's no point in complaining about missing recordings or subpar quality if you're not contributing--pushing 1's and 0's around on the internet is no comparison for taping.


IEM recordings are not for everyone. If not they're not your thing, either sonically or ethically, well at least you didn't spend any money on this.

Similarly, I'm mixing primarily for my ears. This is what sounds best to me. This may not sound best to you. That's a fair statement. I'm open to honest criticism (although you should have caught me when I was working on the mix!), but pointless complaining is unappreciated (naturally). Let's play nice.


Please don't sell this recording in any way - no cash for blanks, 2:1s, or any other form of "getting paid for your time". Just share it freely.

Please don't convert to mp3, then back to wave, and then trade it around. This stuff is too easy to find on torrents now.

Feel free to remaster/remix this recording. Just keep it to your own computer and iPod.

Also, please don't torrent or share on other sites without at least dropping me a line and asking. I may want to just torrent/share it there myself. Especially sites like Guitars101, which is known for deleting sections of the info file (such as this paragraph).

Please ask (and wait for permission!) before putting it into any matrix + video production. If you ask nicely for a quality high-res video project, I will likely say “yes”. If you put it on YouTube or cell phone video production without asking, I will send my cats from hell to chew your computer cables.


Enjoy y'all!

Many, many thanks to hoserama and bigdigs26 for taping and sharing. Here are links to more of their work:


You can listen to this entire recording below.

Track list

  1. [7:17] Play My Cosmos Is Mine
  2. [3:39] Play Wagging Tongue
  3. [6:35] Play Walking In My Shoes
  4. [5:06] Play It's No Good
  5. [5:53] Play Sister Of Night
  6. [5:07] Play In Your Room
  7. [6:36] Play Everything Counts
  8. [5:10] Play Precious
  9. [5:03] Play Speak To Me
  10. [4:26] Play A Question Of Lust (*)
  11. [4:21] Play Soul With Me (*)
  12. [4:13] Play Ghosts Again
  13. [4:59] Play I Feel You
  14. [4:30] Play A Pain That I'm Used To
  15. [5:18] Play World In My Eyes
  16. [4:10] Play Wrong
  17. [5:17] Play Stripped
  18. [3:51] Play John The Revelator
  19. [7:20] Play Enjoy The Silence
  20. [3:40] Play Encore
  21. [5:56] Play Waiting For The Night
  22. [5:18] Play Just Can't Get Enough
  23. [6:33] Play Never Let Me Down Again
  24. [6:39] Play Personal Jesus
  • Total time: 2:06:56


  • Multiple IEM Receivers -> Multitrack Recorders @ 24bit 44.1khz -> mixed by hoserama, portions of bigdigs26's iPhone 14 video recording's audio used -> dithering to 16-bit using iZotope MBIT+ -> FLAC (Trader's Little Helper) -> re-encode with newer FLAC 1.4.2, level 8 compression
  • Taper: hoserama (IEM feeds) & bigdigs26 (iPhone 14 video recording)
  • Mixing and mastering: hoserama on April 7th 2023
  • Original info file and auCDtectTaskManager log included