***Please don't convert to mp3, then back to wave, and then trade it around ***
2015-07-02 - Chicago - Wireless Matrix (New Mix)
Source 1 (Taper: BigBen): 3x Wireless Sources > Multitrack recorder
Source 2 (Taper: TallTaper): HEB (DPA 4060) > batt box > Roland R09
Mixed, Produced, and Mastered by Sharebear/Hoserama. Aligned in Adobe Audition. Mixed in Nuendo 4, using extra waves,
Ozone, Slate plug-ins. Dithered using Izotope MBIT+. Flac'ed using Trader's Little Helper
Mix version 10
01. Intro (People Have The Power)
02. The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)
05. I Will Follow
06. Iris (Hold Me Close)
07. Cedarwood Road
08. Song For Someone
09. Sunday Bloody Sunday
10. Raised By Wolves
11. Until The End Of The World
12. Intermission (The Wanderer)
14. Even Better than the Real Thing
15. Mysterious Ways
17. Ordinary Love
18. Every Breaking Wave
19. Bullet The Blue Sky
20. Hands that Built America
22. Beautiful Day
24. With Or Without You
26. Hawkins Video
27. City Of Blinding Lights
28. Mother and Child
29. Where The Streets Have No Name
I wasn't there, but folks I know that were there said this show and perhaps Chi2 were the best of the Chicago stand.
Certainly some funny band goof-ups, but powerful show on the American 2015 run.
Bit of a crazy adventure in taping for this show. While one of the main crew members was off having fun with security,
the rest of the crew had to pick up the slack. Talltaper pulling a good aud on the floor and BigBen running the wireless rig,
using gear supplied by sharebear and datfly. So team effort all around, but lions share of the credit goes to the tapers.
I did a couple mixes of this tour with the intention of rivaling official releases. With that goal in mind and many many hours
logged, I was able to complete four mixes over nine months. Feeling burned out, and with some friendly encouragement,
I changed gears and decided to focus on making "Sharebear Scratch Mixes". I could spend a tenth of the time on a particular
show, and get a mix that was about 85% of the quality. Shortcuts were taken, things may not be perfectly balanced, but they
make a good solid mix. So within 4-5 months, I banged out something like 12 shows. It's a struggle fighting my inner perfectionist,
but there's a middle ground somewhere. This recording is one of those scratch mixes. As far as a mix quality grade goes, I'd give
it a solid B. I'd consider it an upgrade over the previous Bono IEM + AUD release, but to each their own.
I could point out the various glitches or oddball things in the mix that I hear everytime I listen, but what's the fun in that? I will say
that I used the audio from the previous Bono/AUD mix for Hands that Built America since there was a glitch in the BigBen recording
for that section.
As always, encouraging people to get into taping and mixing. Just take the craft seriously and it will reward you many times over.
IEM recordings are not for everyone. If not they're not your thing, either sonically or ethically, there's excellent alternative recording out there.
Similarly, I'm mixing primarily for my ears. This is what sounds best to me. This may not sound best to you. That's a fair statement. I'm open to honest criticism (although you should have caught me when I was working on the mix!), but pointless complaining is unappreciated (naturally). Let's play nice.
Please don't sell this recording in any way - no cash for blanks, 2:1s, or any other form of "getting paid for your time". Just share it freely.
Please don't convert to mp3, then back to wave, and then trade it around. This stuff is too easy to find on torrents now.
Please do not attempt to remaster/remix this recording and spread it around. This has been heavily processed, and if you want to do your own mix, go get the wireless recordings (good luck) and do it yourself from scratch.
Also, please don't torrent on other sites without at least dropping me a line and asking. I may want to just torrent it there myself. Please ask (and wait for permission!) before putting it into any matrix + video. If you ask nicely, I will likely say “yes”.