Saturday, 8 October 2016

OMD [1979.12.07] The Electric Ballroom, London (1 File) [SBD]

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD)
The Electric Ballroom, London, England
December 7th, 1979

Remastered Soundboard Recording
(All in one (1) MP3 File : 74.5 MB)
Playing Time - 32:31
Encoded: 320 Kbps MP3

Bunker Soldiers
Julia's Song
Red Frame / White Light
Waiting For The Man

The original recording is from the soundboard but had tape hiss and was quite tinny with virtually no bass - most of what you could hear was vocals and synths that were too bright. Gentle noise reduction and EQ helped with that. There were also a few defects that needed fixing which took a while, including correcting the pitch and repairing some dropouts. Considering the age of the recording and the bad mix on the night - Andy's voice is often far too loud - its very very listenable now; I hope you enjoy the result. At the start of Messages listen out for Andy imploring the sound engineer can you turn the organ down! (more...) -Original

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