2017-11-14 Fairfield, CT

Notes from the Taper

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The Magpie Salute
The Warehouse at FTC
Fairfield, CT
November 14, 2017

** 24 BIT **

Source: Soundboard > Tascam DR-2d @ 24 bit/48 kHz
Mastering: .WAV > Sound Forge Pro 11.0 (Build 299) [WAVES C4 Multiband Parametric Processor (UNcompressor); minor edits, normalize, & fades] > CDWav tracking) > Trader's Little Helper (level 5) > FLAC > TagScanner 6.0.18 (tagging)
Location: At the soundboard
Recorded by: Steve "ballsdeep" Hagar
Mastered by: Dennis Orr

Setlist:
01 Intro Music
02 Halfway To Everywhere
03 Paint An 8
04 A Conspiracy
05 Omission
06 Change Of Mind (1)
07 Down The Road (2)
08 Custard Pie
09 Ten Years Gone
10 Bring On Bring On
11 Seeing Things
12 Song Of The Flesh
13 So Many Times (2)
14 Fat Man In A Bathtub
15 I'm Free (1)
16 Lost And Found (2)
17 Oh Josephine (2)
18 One Mirror Too Many
19 Chat
20 Jealous Again
21 Band Intros & Chat
- Encore -
22 Stare It Cold
23 Remedy

(1) Marc - lead vocals
(2) Rich - lead vocals

Rich Robinson - guitars & vocals
Marc Ford - guitars & vocals
John Hogg - lead vocals & percussion
Sven Pipien - bass & backing vocals
Joe Magistro - drums & percussion
Nick Rosen - keyboards
Nico Bereciartua - guitars
Charity White - backing vocals & percussion
Adrien Reju - backing vocals & percussion
Katrine Ottosen - backing vocals, harp, & percussion

Show Notes:
This was a lean (under 2 hours), mean show on numerous levels...with show notes to match.

When the band opens with "Halfway To Everywhere", you just know deep down it's gonna be a no-nonsense affair, and they backed up that assessment in spades just 3 songs in.

A full-blown RAWK show, with a 2-for-Tuesday-back-to-back Zeppelin two-fer, expertly mixed with deep cuts like "Paint An 8" and "Song Of The Flesh", this show popped Connecticut in the face like a 5 ton bong hit to the cilia in yer lungs.

Or, this show is a PERFECT example of how far this band has come in such a short time.

It was a HUGE pleasure to meet "Big Vic" from the Mud board for the first time, and his hospitality (and internets, and comfy accomodations) was what enabled me to quickly upload both the audio and video promptly, so when you're ***thanking Dennis*** (HINT HINT) for his skills that pay the bills, be sure to give Vic a shout-out too. It'd been 15 years in the making, and both of them are salt-of-the earth folks.

Which (that being 'salt') makes a GREAT sprinkle for the "fuck off" that I'm expecting for the likes of me...

NEXT: NYC SOUNDBOARDS!!!!

For reals...

---ballsdeep OUT!!!


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