2017-11-16 New York City, NY

Notes from the Taper

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The Magpie Salute
Irving Plaza
New York City, NY
November 16, 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:
- Beef Curtain Lolliop -
01 Intro (by Rich Robinson)
02 Pretty Vacant
- The Magpie Salute -
01 Intro Music
02 No Speak No Slave
03 Black Moon Creeping
04 Gone
05 Thick N' Thin
06 (I Know) I'm Losing You (with Drum Solo)
07 The Vulture (1)
08 Eclipse The Night (2)
09 Billy 4 (2)(3)
10 Cold Boy Smile (4)
11 Tumbling Dice
12 Lay It All On Me (2)(5)
13 Ballad In Urgency (6) >
14 Wiser Time (7)
15 Shalimar Dreams (1)
16 Time To Leave (2)
17 Under A Mountain
18 Soul Singing
19 Welcome To The Goodtimes
20 Chat, Crew & Band Intros
- Encore -
21 Thorn In My Pride
22 Rich Thanks Steve (And Others)
23 My Morning Song

(1) Marc - lead vocals
(2) Rich - lead vocals
(3) Rich & Marc only - acoustic
(4) Rich - acoustic guitar, Nico - lap steel, Adrien - mandolin
(5) Rich - starts on acoustic guitar, finishes on electric
(6) Rich & Nico - start on acoustic guitars, finish on electric
(7) John & Rich - co-lead vocals, Randy Brown - congas

Beef Curtain Lollipop
Drew Consalvo - vocals
Doug Redler - guitar
Martina Menendez - bass
Randy Brown - drums

The Magpie Salute
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

Notes:
The Beef Curtain Lollipops were crew members, performing one song

Mastering Notes:
The first 22 seconds of "No Speak No Slave" are missing from the soundboard source, and were patched with the CA-14 ambient source.

Show Notes:
While night one seemed to be the "deep cuts" affair, this night was a full-blown rock-show bacchanal.

Did this setlist have something to do with Chris' announcement about "As The Crow Flies" playing a few weeks of shows this spring?

The first 7 songs, right thru "Eclipse The Night", were like a battering-ram to the ol' coin-purse:

Dear Chris,
"We have Marc Ford....you don't."
Love, Rich

Then to have Riff and Effin' veer off into Dylan's "Billy 4" after that.............and the chilling "Cold Boy Smile", and "Tumbling Dice" played ***before*** the casino show the next night...it was clear the band was having fun, and eating up the adulation from the near-sellout crowd.

I will say that the upstairs (balcony and FOH) *was* shaking quite a bit during "Thick N' Thin", and again during, yes, "Soul Singing", so not sure if that affects the quality of the video or not (haven't had time to breathe since getting home). The FOH crew did warn me that this could happen during the show, so hopefully the "balled up sock zip-tied between the monopod and railing" and the telescope vibration disc put under it mitigated this somewhat...the above 2 songs are for sure where it would be the worst.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEwBgWeScNU

There were 2 setlist swaps, of which pictures have been included (before, and after).

So, in the interest of brevity as the previous NYC *soundboard* show notes state,

"Thanks Magpie Salute, Thanks Dennis, Fuck Hagar!"

It's really easy, and feels good to say so.

One. More. To. Go. (not counting the Cutting Room set...and it may be a couple days before I get Atlantic City all noted-up)


---Mr. Deep is off to the races...or something like that.


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