Sunday, July 2, 2017

David Bowie THE HUNKY GEORDIE TAPES Volume 23

 HUG193CD  SUMMIT

DAVID BOWIE - Houston 1978-04-09

The Summit, Houston, TX, USA

Audience recording
Lineage: TDK SA60 x 2 (arcorman)
           Transfer (100PCB): Nakamichi CR7 > Benchmark ADC1 > Marantz digital recorder to SD card > FLAC
           Processing (steve23yh): iZotope RX2 denoiser tool for light hiss removal > Goldwave for track splits etc > FLAC 4
Number of discs: 2
Artwork: included
Total running time: Disc 1: 49:05; Disc 2: 48:14

Tracks:

Disc One

1. Warszawa
2. Heroes
3. What In The World
4. Be My Wife
5. The Jean Genie
6. Blackout
7. Sense Of Doubt
8. Speed Of Life
9. Breaking Glass
10. Beauty And The Beast
11. Fame

Disc Two

1. band introductions
2. Five Years
3. Soul Love
4. Star
5. Hang On To Yourself
6. Ziggy Stardust
7. Suffragette City
8. Rock'n'Roll Suicide
9. Art Decade
10. Station To Station
11. Stay
12. TVC 15

Notes

iSotope RX2 denoiser for hiss removal.
A little fast.  Speed correction with a factor of 96%.

Tape flip between The Jean Genie and Blackout - seamless.
Gap between Breaking Glass and Beauty And The Beast - removed with fades.
Tape flip between Soul Love and Star - seamless.
Fade between Star and Hang On To Yourself on source.  Half a second removed, otherwise left as is.
Fade/gap between Rock'n'Roll Suicide and Art Decade.  Removed with fade.
Gap (encore break) and tape flip between Station To Station and Stay - removed with fade.
Gap @ 2:43-2:44 in TVC 15 - Let's Dance repair from first chorus.

Sector Boundary Errors fixed with TLH.

Torrent History:

Originally seeded to MWP by steve23yh as part of The Hunky Geordie Tapes, Vol 23 on 18th June 2014



HUG194CD  REACHING FOR THE MOON

DAVID BOWIE - Toronto 1976-02-26

Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Canada

Audience recording
Lineage: TDK D90 (nicmac)
           Transfer (100PCB): Nakamichi CR7 > Benchmark ADC1 > Marantz digital recorder to SD card > FLAC
           Processing (steve23yh): iZotope RX2 denoiser tool for light hiss removal > Goldwave for track splits etc > FLAC 4
Number of discs: 2
Artwork: included
Total running time: Disc 1: 57:07; Disc 2: 45:59

Tracks:

Disc 1

1. Station To Station
2. Suffragette City
3. Fame
4. Word On A Wing
5. Stay
6. Waiting For The Man
7. TVC 15
8. Life On Mars?
9. Five Years

Disc 2

1. Panic In Detroit
2. band introductions
3. Changes
4. Queen Bitch
5. Diamond Dogs
6. Rebel Rebel
7. The Jean Genie
8. Sister Midnight
9. The Jean Genie (reprise)

Notes

iZotope RX2 denoiser to remove hiss

Running very slow - speed correction with a factor of 106%.

Tape flip during Stay - seamless.
Small gap in crowd noise between Waiting For The Man and TVC 15 - removed, seamless.
Gap @ 20 seconds in TVC 15 - Let's Dance repair, patched from around 5 seconds earlier.
Tape flip at start of Panic In Detroit.  Clean join, slight change in timbre.
Tape flip between Diamond Dogs and Rebel Rebel (encore break) - joined with fades.
Sector boundary errors tidied with TLH.


Torrent History:

Originally seeded to MWP by steve23yh as part of The Hunky Geordie Tapes, Vol 23 on 18th June 2014



HUG195CD  GEE IT'S HOT

DAVID BOWIE - Houston 1990-06-07

Woodland Pavilion, Houston, TX, USA

Audience recording
TDK SA90 x 1½ (Arcorman)
           Transfer (100PCB): Nakamichi CR7 > Benchmark ADC1 > Marantz digital recorder to SD card > FLAC
           Processing (steve23yh): iZotope RX2 denoiser tool for light hiss removal > Goldwave for track splits etc > FLAC 4
Number of discs: 2
Artwork: included
Total running time: Disc 1: 51:43; Disc 2: 55:38

Tracks:

Disc 1

1. Ode To Joy
2. Space Oddity
3. Changes
4. Rebel Rebel
5. Ashes To Ashes
6. Fashion (aborted)
7. Queen Bitch
8. Fashion
9. Life On Mars?
10. Blue Jean
11. Let's Dance
12. Pretty Pink Rose
13. band introductions
14. Stay

Disc 2

1. Sound + Vision
2. Ziggy Stardust
3. China Girl
4. Station To Station
5. Young Americans
6. Suffragette City
7. Fame '90
8. Heroes
9. The Jean Genie
10. Modern Love

Notes

iZotope RX2 denoiser to remove hiss.

Gap in crowd noise between Life On Mars and Blue Jean - removed with fade.
Tape flip between Pretty Pink Rose and Stay - seamless.
Volume reprofiling on Stay through to Young Americans.
Pop during Fame '90 @ 4:09 removed.
Tape flip between Fame '90 and Heroes - seamless.
Gap in crowd noise between Heroes and The Jean Genie (encore break) removed (4:55)
Sector Boundary Errors removed with TLH.

Torrent History:

Originally seeded to MWP by steve23yh as part of The Hunky Geordie Tapes, Vol 23 on 18th June 2014



HUG196CD  DUST AND ROSES

DAVID BOWIE - Atlanta 1974-07-01

Fox Theater, Altanta, GA, USA

Audience recording
Lineage: Maxell XLII C90 (arcorman) > Denon DR-500 deck > direct wire > iZotope RX2 denoiser tool for light hiss removal > Goldwave for track splits etc > FLAC 4
Number of discs: 1 (90 minute disc)
Artwork: included
Total running time: 89:47

Tracks:

1. 1984
2. Rebel Rebel
3. Moonage Daydream
4. Sweet Thing
5. Candidate
6. Sweet Thing (reprise)
7. Changes
8. Suffragette City
9. Aladdin Sane
10. All The Young Dudes
11. Cracked Actor
12. Rock'n'Roll With Me
13. Watch That Man
14. Space Oddity
15. Future Legend
16. Diamond Dogs
17. Panic In Detroit
18. Big Brother
19. Chant Of The Ever Circling Skeletal Family
20. Time
21. The Width Of A Circle
22. The Jean Genie
23. Rock'n'Roll Suicide

Notes

Denoiser in iZotope RX2 to remove hiss
Running a little slow - speed correction with a factor of 102%

Gap in Sweet Thing at 1:16 - removed with fades.
Significant volume reprofiling needed in part of Watch That Man before the tape flip.
Tape flip during Watch That Man - fade-out/in to join.
Legacy join between Watch That Man and Space Oddity - faded to tidy.
Loud pop at the start of Rock'n'Roll Suicide removed, and then further cleaned using Goldwave Pop/Click tool, aggressive setting.

Sector Boundary Errors fixed with TLH.


Torrent History:

Originally seeded to MWP by steve23yh as part of The Hunky Geordie Tapes, Vol 23 on 18th June 2014



HUG197CD  DRIVEN BY THE NIGHT

DAVID BOWIE - Syracuse 1983-09-06

Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY, USA

Audience recording
TDK D60 x 2 (lo gen)
           Transfer (100PCB): Nakamichi CR7 > Benchmark ADC1 > Marantz digital recorder to SD card > FLAC
           Processing (steve23yh): iZotope RX2 denoiser tool for light hiss removal > Goldwave for track splits etc > FLAC 4
Number of discs: 2
Artwork: included
Total running time: Disc 1: 51:51; Disc 2: 58:23

Tracks:

Disc 1

1. Introduction
2. Look Back In Anger
3. Heroes
4. What In The World
5. Golden Years
6. Fashion
7. Let's Dance
8. Life On Mars?
9. Sorrow
10. Cat People
11. China Girl
12. Scary Monsters
13. Rebel Rebel
14. White Light/White Heat

Disc 2

1. Station To Station
2. Cracked Actor
3. Ashes To Ashes
4. Space Oddity
5. band introductions
6. Young Americans
7. Fame
8. Star
9. Stay
10. The Jean Genie
11. Modern Love

Notes

Trivial hiss removal using iZotope RX2 denoiser
Tiny bit slow, speed correction with a factor of 102%.

Left channel lost from 3-6 seconds in the introduction - replaced with right channel.
Tape flip between Sorrow and Cat People - clean join.
Gap (legacy tape flip) between China Girl and Scary Monsters.  Fade-out/in, but start of Scary Monsters is lost.
Tape flip during Station To Station - seamless.
Tape flip between Fame and Star which clips the end of Fame.  Fade-out/in.
Gap in crowd noise between The Jean Genie and Modern Love removed cleanly.
SBEs fixed using TLH.

Torrent History:

Originally seeded to MWP by steve23yh as part of The Hunky Geordie Tapes, Vol 23 on 18th June 2014



HUG198CD  THE NIGHT BEGINS FOR ONE

DAVID BOWIE - Manchester 1973-06-07

Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England

Audience recording
Lineage: TDK D90 > Denon DRM-500 tape deck > direct wire > iZotope RX2 denoiser to remove hiss > Goldwave for track splits > FLAC 4
Number of discs: 1 (90 minute disc)
Artwork: included
Total running time: 74:15

Tracks:

1. Ode To Joy intro
2. Hang On To Yourself
3. Ziggy Stardust
4. Watch That Man
5. Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud
6. All The Young Dudes
7. Oh! You Pretty Things
8. Moonage Daydream
9. Changes
10. Space Oddity
11. The Jean Genie
12. Time
13. The Width Of A Circle
14. band introductions
15. Let's Spend The Night Together
16. Suffragette City
17. White Light/White Heat
18. Round And Round

Notes

iZotope RX2 denoiser to remove hiss.

Unbelievably slow.  Speed adjustment with a factor of 112%.
On tape side 1, left channel had volume fluctuations which also caused hiss.  Replaced with right channel, with 0.002 second offset;
boost sides default of Goldwave Stereo Center tool then applied.
From nowhere, hiss clicks in at 4:37 in Space Oddity and affects The Jean Genie as well.
Goldwave Hiss Removal default setting used for this passage.
Tape flip between The Jean Genie and Time - simple join - OK, with tonal change.
Clumsy gap between Time and The Width Of A Circle - simple join, crowd noise, OK.
Further pause/gap between White Light/White Heat and Round And Round - simply removed.
Sector boundary errors resolved using TLH.

Torrent History:

Originally seeded to MWP by steve23yh as part of The Hunky Geordie Tapes, Vol 23 on 18th June 1973



HUG199CD  WHO CAN BEAR TO BE FORGOTTEN?

DAVID BOWIE - Sydney 1983-11-20

RAS Showgrounds, Sydney, Australia

Audience recording
TDK D60 x 2 (lo gen)
           Transfer (100PCB): Nakamichi CR7 > Benchmark ADC1 > Marantz digital recorder to SD card > FLAC
           Processing (steve23yh): iZotope RX2 denoiser tool for light hiss removal > Goldwave for track splits etc > FLAC 4
Number of discs: 2
Artwork: included
Total running time: Disc 1: 53:34; Disc 2: 62:03

Tracks:

Disc 1

1. Introduction
2. Look Back In Anger
3. Heroes
4. What In The World
5. Golden Years
6. Fashion
7. Let's Dance
8. Breaking Glass
9. Life On Mars?
10. Sorrow
11. Cat People
12. China Girl
13. Scary Monsters
14. Rebel Rebel
15. White Light/White Heat

Disc 2

1. Station To Station
2. Cracked Actor
3. Ashes To Ashes
4. Space Oddity
5. band introductions
6. Young Americans
7. Fame
8. Star
9. Stay
10. The Jean Genie
11. Modern Love

Notes

Light hiss removal using iZotope RX2 denoiser.
A bit lightweight, so lower frequencies boosted using the Goldwave Equalizer tool, bass boost preset.

Legacy tape flip between Life On Mars? and Sorrow - removed - seamless.
Muted bit in crowd noise after Space Oddity (4:59) - removed cleanly.
Tape flip between Young Americans and Fame - seamless.
SBEs fixed using TLH.

Torrent History:

Originally seeded to MWP by steve23yh as part of The Hunky Geordie Tapes, Vol 23 on 18th June 2014


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