Friday, August 30, 2013

The Flaming Lips and Beck live in Denver, CO 2002-11-18

I've never been a huge Flaming Lips fan.  I just never bought into their particular blend of music and weirdness.  I like Beck though.  I never would have ended up at this show had someone not have bought me a ticket to record it for them.

I recall it was a really nice seat to.  10th row or so.  Too bad anything that could go wrong did go wrong.
Bad mic cable, bad minidisc media, whoo girls.  I had a bitch of a time getting a good transfer from the masters back in the day and ended up paying the guy for the ticket since I botched it.

Recently I got a new home minidisc deck for cheap and it has been doing beautiful transfers.  The mic cable problems and the whoo girls were still there but what can you do.  I've spent a bunch of time getting rid of the static and fixing the drop outs as best I can.  So what I have here is an incomplete show.  But Mostly complete.  It still clock in at 100 minutes.

Sound is a little rough at the beginning of the Flaming Lips set but it gets better as you go along.


The Flaming Lips & Beck

Paramount Theatre
Denver, CO, (USA)

Recorded & Mastered: SxPxDxCx
Source: Coresound CSB's > Sharp 722 minidisc
Transfer: Sony MDS-JE330 (Analog) > SBLive > Cooledit > CDWave > FLAC
Time: (100:01.28)

The Flaming Lips
01 Race for the Prize #
02 Fight Test
03 - banter -
04 Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Pt. 1
05 Lightning Strikes The Postman
06 Happy Birthday
07 She Don't Use Jelly
08 Thirty-Five Thousand Feet Of Despair
09 Do You Realize
10 A Spoonful Weighs a Ton

Beck (solo)
11 Rowboat
12 Truckdrivin Neighbors Downstairs
13 Strange Invitation
14 Canceled Check
15 Guess I'm Doing Fine
16 Lonesome Whistle

Beck and The Flaming Lips
17 The Golden Age
18 Lord Only Knows
19 Get Real Paid
20 Loser
21 Cold Brains
22 Lonesome Tears
23 It's All in Your Mind %
24 Lost Cause
25 Sissyneck
26 Nicotine & Gravy
27 Devils Haircut
28 Where It's At

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