2013
10.02

Atoms For Peace
Rock in Roma
Ippodromo Capannelle
Rome, Italy
July 16, 2013

 

Hi everyone!
So this is a ‘mystery tape’. A fiend on waste_central passed on a link to an untracked 24 bit-48 kHz .Wav (~1.7GB) which as I understand briefly appeared on some message board in S. America – and then disappeared.
The name of the file was DR-100_0059.wav suggesting that it was recorded on Tascam DR-100; and indeed, as was confirmed by a Tascam user :), DR-100 or DR-2D would generate such a file. No info on the mics – it could be anything, but it sounds way too good to be recorded with internal mics. Well, who knows√Č

Overall, I am quite impressed with the quality of this mystery recording, the balance of highs and lows, and un-intrusive audience. Nice capture of the equipment failure on Paperbag Writer :), followed by a long pause, followed by Thom being silly, followed by full Paperbag Writer from the start. Made it for the longest tape of the tour ūüėČ Also Thom messed up the lyrics on And It Rained All Night – well, not the first time, not the last. Sounds like Thom was in a great mood; his Italian sounds cute and he did some interesting vocal improvisation here and there.
The only issue with the tape (other than having no source info!) was that the overall volume dropped sharply during The Clock – as if the taper hid the mics (put a hat on??) or turned the levels down as they were dangerously close to clipping. So I passed the tape on to our Editor to work around this√Č And down-sampling, and tracking√Č And here we are! Thanks go to Rey on waste_central who picked it up and passed it on to me and to BLG for editing!! And HUGE thanks to the taper – wherever you are!!!! Considering the link was found on some message board – I hope I am not doing anything wrong!

Tascam DR-100 (?) 24-48 > .flac > 16 bit, light editing > you

Editing: BLG — Smoothed out some volume fluctuations with Adobe Audition, no EQ or any other editing.

tracklist

01. Intro / Before Your Very Eyes…
02. Default
03. The Clock
04. Ingenue
05. Stuck Together Pieces
06. Unless
07. And It Rained All Night
08. Harrowdown Hill
09. Dropped
10. Cymbal Rush
11. encore break
12. Skip Divided
13. Feeling Pulled Apart by Horses
14. Rabbit in Your Headlights
15. Paperbag Writer – cut – equipment problems break – Thom talking
16. Paperbag Writer
17. Amok
18. encore break
19. Atoms for Peace
20. Black Swan

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2013
10.02

atoms for peace
september 24th, 2013
temple university liacouras center
philadelphia, pa

source: AT831 (SP-CMC-2)>SPSB-1>sony PCM-M10>usb>pc>adobe audition 3.0(level adjust+cuts+fades) + (downsample to 16bit) > tlh (flac level 8) > you

taper: booboo
location: section 107, row r, seat 5

editor’s notes: A hub effort!¬† boo’s pull, using form’s mics and inez’s rig, minor editing by joebreslin. for as crap as the acoustics were at this venue, this is a solid pull. boo was (luckily) in a pretty chatter free zone.

TRACKS:
01. before your very eyes
02. default
03. the clock
04. ingenue
05. stuck together pieces
06. unless
07. and it rained all night
08. harrowdown hill
09. dropped
10. cymbal rush
11. (encore break)
12. skip divided
13. feeling pulled apart by horses
14. rabbit in your headlights
15. paperbag writer
16. amok
17. (encore break)
18. atoms for peace
19. black swan

ENJOY!!!

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2013-09-26

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2013
07.11

ATOMS FOR PEACE
July 9, 2013
Lotto Arena
Antwerp, Belgium


TRACKS:
01. Intro
02. Before Your Very Eyes…
03. Default
04. The Clock (Thom Yorke song)
05. Ingenue
06. Reverse Running
07. Unless
08. And It Rained All Night (Thom Yorke song)
09. Harrowdown Hill (Thom Yorke song)
10. Dropped
11. Cymbal Rush (Thom Yorke song)
12. Encore Break
13. The Present Tense (Thom Yorke song) [Thom Yorke solo]
14. Feeling Pulled Apart by Horses (Thom Yorke song)
15. Rabbit in Your Headlights (UNKLE cover)
16. Paperbag Writer (Radiohead cover)
17. Amok
18. Encore Break
19. Atoms for Peace
20. Black Swan

LENGTH:
101:58

SOURCE (AUD #1):
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RECORDED & EDITED BY:
dION1983

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**PLEASE DO NOT DISTRIBUTE WITHOUT THIS INFO FILE!**

 

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2012
11.14

Radiohead – 2012.11.13
Sydney Entertainment Centre – Sydney, NSW, AU


media type: FLAC
source: IEM > Sony PCM-D50 @24/48 > GoldWave – mono to stereo > CD Wave – tracking > Weiss Saracon – @16/44.1 FLAC
taper: auroboros (auroboros@gmail.com)
trade status: can trade

25 tracks – 2:10:05

01. Lotus Flower
02. Airbag
03. Bloom
04. The Daily Mail
05. Myxomatosis
06. Bodysnatchers
07. The Gloaming
08. Seperator
09. How to Disappear Completely
10. Nude
11. Weird Fishes/Arpeggi
12. Reckoner
13. There There
14. The National Anthem
15. Feral
16. Paranoid Android
Encore:
17. Give Up the Ghost
18. Kid A
19. Identikit
20. I Might Be Wrong
21. Street Spirit (Fade Out)
Encore 2:
22. 15 Step
23. True Love Waits
24. Everything in Its Right Place
Encore 3:
25. Idioteque

note from taper: Very amusing at times. Enjoy!
DO NOT SELL, DO SOMETHING POSITIVE!

 

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2012
11.12

Radiohead
2012.11.06
Vector Arena
Auckland, New Zealand

 

Source: Sony ECM-717 > Sony PCM-M10 24/96
Location: Lower Bowl Seating, Row N, Seat in the 30’s

16/44 Version

01. Lotus FLower
02. Bloom
03. Airbag
04. Weird Fishes/Arpeggi
05. Kid A
06. I Might Be Wrong
07. The Gloaming
08. Separator
09. Rekoner
10. Pyramid Song
11. Nude
12. Identikit
13. There There
14. The National Anthem
15. Feral
16. Bodysnatchers

17. Encore Break 1
18. Give Up The Ghost
19. Supercollider
20. Morning Mr. Magpie
21. Myxomatosis
22. Paranoid Android

23. Encore Break 2
24. Idioteque

 

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2012
11.12

Radiohead
2012-10-06
Manchester Evening News Arena
Manchester
UK

Equipment: Core Sound Binaurals > battery box > Sony PCM-M10 > MicroSDHC

Lineage: WAV (16-bit, 44.1 KHz) > Audacity 2.0.2 (edit; normalise; fade in/out; tracking) > TLH (fix SBEs) > FLAC level 8 > Foobar2000 (add tags) > TLH (create checksums)

Taper: Ericlered

Setlist:

01 Intro
02 Lotus Flower
03 Airbag
04 Bloom
05 The Daily Mail
06 Myxomatosis
07 The Gloaming
08 Separator
09 These Are My Twisted Words
10 Pyramid Song
11 Nude
12 Weird Fishes / Arpeggi
13 Reckoner
14 There There
15 The National Anthem
16 Hunting Bears
17 Feral
18 Paranoid Android
19 [encore break]
20 You and Who’s Army
21 Ful Stop
22 Morning Mr Magpie
23 Planet Telex
24 How To Disappear Completely
25 [encore break]
26 Give Up The Ghost
27 Everything In It’s Right Place (Unravel Intro)
28 Idioteque

Running Time: 02:14:20

Please do not convert to MP3, except for personal use. Trade the original, lossless fileset only, including this info file and the checksums. Do not sell this recording.

 

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2012
11.05

Radiohead
2012-10-15
Cologne, Lanxess Arena

 

 

Taper: Tomcat
Recorded 5m away from the stage (right side)

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Lineage/Source:

Edirol R-09 w/ internal mics > WAV (24/48) > FLAC > WAV >
Cool Edit Pro (converting to 16/44.1, fading, slight EQ,
slight amplification) > CDWave (splitting) > FLAC 1.2.1 (Level 6) > You

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Setlist:

01 Bloom
02 Lucky
03 15 Step
04 Morning Mr Magpie
05 The National Anthem
06 The Gloaming
07 Separator
08 Reckoner
09 Pyramid Song
10 These Are My Twisted Words
11 Nude
12 Identikit
13 Lotus Flower
14 There There
15 Feral
16 Bodysnatchers
17 [Encore Break]

18 Arpeggi
19 Ful Stop
20 The Daily Mail
21 Myxomatosis
22 Paranoid Android
23 [Encore Break]

24 The One I Love/Everything In Its Right Place
25 How To Disappear Completely
26 Idioteque

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Notes:

This recording was kindly shared with me by fellow taper and
DIME member Tomcat via Dropbox. He has also given me his permission
to upload the show here for him, so all praises and love in his direction please!

~

Enjoy!

Do not encode into MP3 or any other lossy format!
TRADE FREELY AND DO NOT SELL!

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2012
10.29

Radiohead
September 29, 2012
Wuhlheide, Berlin, Germany

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Lineage/Source: zoomH2, internal mics
Taper: Michael Weber (Wonsaponatime)
location: just left of the sound booth

Editing: BLG (EQ, clap removal, raised overall volume)

uploader: inez – i’m just a middle (wo)man ūüôā

Setlist:

01 – Intro
02 – Lotus Flower
03 – Airbag
04 – Bloom
05 – Daily Mail
06 – Myxomatosis
07 – The Gloaming
08 – Separator
09 – These Are My Twisted Words
10 – Videotape
11 – Nude
12 – Weird Fishes
13 – Reckoner
14 – There There
15 – The National Anthem
16 – Feral
17 – Paranoid Android

18 – Pyramid Song
19 – Supercollider
20 – Planet Telex
21 – Staircase
22 – Bodysnatchers

23 – Give Up the Ghost
24 – Unravel/Everything In Its Right Place
25 – Idioteque

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2012
10.18

Radiohead
Thuesday October 16th 2012
Le Zenith – Strasbourg, France

strasbourg radiohead 2012
01 Intro
02 Lotus Flower
03 Bloom
04 15 Step
05 Kid A
06 Staircase
07 I Might Be Wrong
08 The Gloaming
09 Separator
10 Videotape
11 Nude
12 Ful Stop
13 Reckoner
14 Planet Telex
15 There There
16 Feral
17 Bodysnatchers
18 Encore Break
19 Give Up the Ghost
20 Exit Music (for a Film)
21 Weird Fishes/Arpeggi
22 Morning Mr. Magpie
23 Street Spirit (Fade Out)
24 Encore Break
25 The National Anthem
26 Everything in Its Right Place (with BjňÜrk’s ‘Unravel’ intro)
27 Idioteque

Source: Neumann KM140’s > AETA PSP3 > Edirol R09HR

Oh and by the way this show had:
– Free Parking
– Drinks and Food for Cash
– Great Venue that was built for Music
– Venue without any stupid corporate name on it
– Very good and respectful audience!
– Great sound from Front to Back

 

TAPER : ALysha

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2012
10.17

Radiohead

Ziggo Dome
Amsterdam
The Netherlands

14th October 2012 (2012-10-14)

 

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RECORDING:

Type: Audience master, recorded centre stage, approximately 15 metres back from the ceiling-mounted PA system.

Source: Factory-matched pair of Schoeps CCM 41V microphones (DINa mounted) -> Marantz PMD661 recorder with Oade Concert Mod (-18 dB gain/44.1 kHz/24 bit WAV)

Lineage: Audacity 2.0.2
* applied varying amplification for consistency across recording
* attenuated applause
* some sample-level edits to eliminate clipping on applause
* added fades
* split tracks
* converted to 16 bit
-> FLAC (compression level 8) [libFLAC 1.2.1 20070917]

Taper: Ian Macdonald (ianmacd)

SET LIST:

01. [07:29] Bloom
02. [04:33] Lucky
03. [04:27] 15 Step
04. [04:32] Kid A
05. [03:39] Myxomatosis
06. [03:47] The Gloaming
07. [06:16] Separator
08. [05:51] Reckoner
09. [03:17] You And Whose Army?
10. [04:40] Nude
11. [05:33] Full Stop
12. [04:50] Lotus Flower
13. [05:56] There There
14. [04:37] Karma Police
15. [03:35] Feral
16. [06:18] Paranoid Android
17. [02:33] [encore break]
18. [05:17] Give Up The Ghost
19. [05:54] Supercollider
20. [04:58] Morning Mr. Magpie
21. [04:02] A Wolf At The Door
22. [04:18] Bodysnatchers
23. [02:20] [encore break]
24. [06:21] How To Disappear Completely
25. [06:33] Everything In Its Right Place
26. [06:15] Idioteque

Total running time: 127:48

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NOTES:

I do dislike the Ziggo Dome.

I dislike the crass commercialism inherent in its name. What’s next? Are we to
become like America, where the venues change name every couple of years as the
sponsorship contract comes up for renewal and one vile corporation outbids
another? Goodbye Chunky Chicken Nuggets Centre, hello Fat Fuck Doughnut Arena.

I dislike that they named a rectangular buiding a dome.

I dislike having to queue up to exchange cash for plastic tokens in order to
buy food or even a drink.

I dislike the pricing of said food and drink, which is not only expensive and
misleading (because the price expressed as tokens is less than the actual
price in euros), but also guaranteed to leave you with half a token at the end
of the night, which you then bring home with you and never see again, making
the actual cost even more expensive.

I dislike the poor sods whose job it is to plough a path through the audience
whilst carrying a barrel of beer on their back, because they barge into me
when they turn. Let the people who can’t live without beer go to the bar,
where they’ll hopefully remain.

I dislike the toilets with no lid, although these are not unique to the Ziggo
Dome. Don’t they know how easy it is to drop recording equipment into the
toilet? Bastards.

I dislike the expensive car parks. Special event rate of 12 euro? Kiss my
arse. Just a week ago, I parked for 7¬Ĺ hours in the centre of Cologne under
the Philharmonie. Total cost? 3 euro. That’s a proper event tariff. Greedy
bastards.

I dislike the painfully slow car parks. The gig is over. I just want to leave,
for fuck’s sake.

I dislike queueing in the rain to go inside the venue. Why is it always
raining here?

Jean-Paul Sartre once wrote, “L’enfer, c’est les autres”. He’d probably just
been to a gig when he penned those immortal words, because that’s the trouble
with gigs. They’re full of “les autres”; and the Ziggo Dome has more of them
than anywhere else in this overfull city.

I’m tired of listening to the tedious conversations of other people.

I’m tired of treading on their discarded beer glasses.

I’m tired of their complete disregard for my comfort, because they just want
to smoke at a Radiohead gig, man. It’s all about me, me, me, you know?

I’m not content with it being more important that they go home with a shitty,
shaky, three minute video clip of some flashing lights, morphing colours and a
few pixelated ants, than it is for me to have a view unobstructed by their
forearms.

Radiohead are too large now. I mean, they deserve it, of course. They’ve
worked hard for it and all that, so good for them, but bad for me.

15,000+ punters are here for this sold-out gig and many of them are, I
suspect, people who attend approximately one gig a year. Neither their
upbringing nor their experience of concert environments seem to have given
them any grounding in how to behave courteously towards others.

Would these people walk into a pub, strap on an electric guitar and start
playing loud music, so that the other customers couldn’t hold a conversation?
No? Then why the fuck do they come to a music venue and then chatter to each
other while there is music being performed?

We’d all be a lot happier if they’d stayed at home on the couch, with a
chocolate biscuit and a nice hot cup of shut-the-fuck-up.

Oh, and I should mention that each of these irritations is massively magnified
when I’m sick and suffering from a headache. Such is the case tonight. I still
haven’t recovered from Prague and I’m absolutely relishing the prospect of
spending the next four and a half hours glued to the same spot.

When I come to print out my tickets for this gig, I discover that I’ve
purchased two of them, probably thinking that my wife might also like to
attend. Too late now; I’ll have to sell the ticket at the gig, which has been
sold out since the day tickets went on sale, seven months ago. How hard can it
be?

Shifting a spare ticket tonight proves easier said than done. It’s hard to
tell who, if anyone, needs one. It’s also raining, people are approaching from
several directions at once and the queue snakes around all over the place,
making it hard to spot people who might be vying for a ticket.

It’s hard to know where best to stand, so I stand everywhere and nowhere and
manage to sell nothing.

The clock is ticking and I need to start approaching random punters or I could
be out here all night. I spot a middle-aged guy leaning against a wall near
the ticket-office and ask him if he needs a ticket. He does! Sold!

I finally get to go inside, out of the rain. The queues have significantly
died down. I pick a door and chat to the purchaser of my ticket to pass the
time as the queue is whittled down to where we are.

As we get to the doors, I notice that the security staff checking people
coming from my queue are being a little too thorough, so I veer left at the
last moment and am waved through by the more relaxed guy manning that door.
I’m in.

A quick check of the hall reveals it’s not too busy in there yet, so I queue
for some bloody Ziggo currency and then head into the lavatories to suit up.

Taperman emerges and, one overpriced hamburger and overpriced juice later,
heads into the hall to take up position between the stacks. It’s a lot busier
now, but I still manage to secure a good central location at a decent distance
from the stage.

There turn out to be a couple of large pockets of fans sitting on the floor,
closer to the stage, so as each of those groups gets up and the crowd moves
forwards to fill the space, I go with the flow and see my own position
promoted to ‘ideal’. I now form an equilateral triangle with the left and
right PA stacks and really couldn’t wish for a better spot.

Caribou come on at 19:30 and play for a measly half hour. All around me are
people who would rather discuss the minutiae of their insignificant lives than
listen to the music. How grateful I am for the selective hearing of
supercardioid microphones. I wonder how I ever coped without them and I wish I
could operate my ears in the same mode.

Radiohead are punctual, arriving on stage at the scheduled start time of
20:30. For the next two hours and a bit, they hold the audience captive and
make it look easy. I’m less captive than most, though, I must confess. I have
put in plenty of effort over the years to become a big fan of Radiohead, but
the blue touch paper just won’t seem to ignite.

Many people who know a thing or two about music will wax lyrical about the
importance, influence, originality and brilliance of the band. I’m not about
to refute any of that testimony, but I do sometimes struggle to simply enjoy
the music for what it is. I’m one of those people who really liked ‘Creep’ and
think that ‘Karma Police’ is sublime. The rest I can take or leave.

On the other hand, I do have the utmost respect for the band and the way they
conduct their affairs. In that sense, I am a fan, because I support what they
do.

I’m afraid Radiohead are destined to remain like fine wine to me. Whilst some
people’s lives are hugely enriched by the pursuit of drinking wine, to the
extent that they will travel to sample it and even devote a room in their
house to its storage, it all tastes like fermented grapes to me; and so, too,
do Radiohead, I’m afraid.

On the other hand, I am blown away by the band’s light show this evening,
consisting of multiple screens, suspended on wires from a truss above the
stage. The screens do not form a contiguous whole. Rather, they can be
individually raised and lowered, moved left and right and tilted from vertical
to horizontal.

Each tile displays a moving image depicting a small section of the live action
on stage, but not necessarily a close-up of a face or a set of fingers. On the
flat floor of the Ziggo Dome, with fifteen metres of the world’s tallest
music fans between me and the stage, the view of the people performing on it
is lousy, so I spend a lot of time watching these moving screens instead.

All of Radiohead’s albums from ‘OK Computer’ onwards are represented here
tonight, although the emphasis is obviously on the latest, ‘The King Of Limbs’
(which now seems so long ago).

The sound in the Ziggo Dome is — I must finally give the place its due —
superb. The lows, mids and highs all ring through with clarity, the buzzing
low bass of ‘Feral’ in particular resonating with my eardrums and making them
jiggle. This place is big and it takes a lot of sound to fill it, but
Radiohead are playing nice and loud, so there’s none of that thin arena
ambience that troubles a lot of shows in venues like this.

Superb sound, a band firing on all cylinders, a good recording position and
high quality recording equipment are the essential factors for a first rate
audience capture, to which category I feel this recording may justly be
assigned.

Don’t let my complaints about the venue and my fellow man, or my indifference
to the band fool you. The quality of this recording is outstanding and
probably the best of the three concerts I have thus far recorded in the
cavernous Ziggo Dome. It compares favourably, for example, with the recording
of Lady Gaga that I made in September.

As ever, samples are provided to help you decide whether this is worth the
share ratio depletion for you.

Cheers.

 

 

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