Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Iggy Pop - The Metro, Chicago, USA - 12.07.1988 (Flac)

It was Iggy's birthday a couple of days ago, so to celebrate it, here's an absolutely perfect recording. Thanks to the original uploader.

Original Info File:

pre-FM EX Stereo

Download > Audacity > CD Wave > TLH > FLAC

01 Instinct
02 Kill City
03 1969
04 Penetration
05 Power And Freedom
06 Shake Appeal
07 High On You
08 Five Foot One
09 The Passenger
10 Easy Rider
11 1970 (I Feel Alright)
12 Search and Destroy
13 Cold Metal
14 Squarehead
15 No Fun
16 I Wanna Be Your Dog

This is an EQ'd version of a pre-FM download, albeit with 1969 added in (it was missing from the download version) - I shared this back in 2011, thought it was time to share it again, here.

This latter version was clearer but had very excessive treble, with a little
apparent treble distortion. This noise does seem to stem from the original
recording, as I noticed it was there in the background on my tape version, but
buried under tape hiss (which isn't bad on my original seed, but it is there).

I have mixed this to reduce that treble noise so that now I find it an ideal
match between my original tape version - slightly hissy, but very gutsy - and
the clearer version - very clear, too much treble / treble noise.

I think this sounds very good now, as good as the KBFH (official) CD version of
the Boston Channel 1988 concert to my ears.



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