Tuesday, 22 November 2016

The Sisters Of Mercy - University Of East Anglia, Norwich, UK - 19.11.2016 (Flac)

Excellent audience recording. Thanks to the taper for sharing on Dime.

Original Info File:

SP-CMC-8 cardioids -> MM-CBM-Mini battery box -> Yamaha Pocketrak C24 (16-bit 44100Hz PCM) -> Adobe Audition (some EQ) -> Trader's Little Helper (FLAC)

Duration: 01:27:31

01 More
02 Ribbons
03 Doctor Jeep/Detonation Boulevard
04 Amphetamine Logic
05 Body Electric
06 Crash And Burn
07 Alice
08 Marian
09 No Time To Cry
10 Arms
11 Dominion/Mother Russia
12 Summer
13 Jihad
14 Valentine
15 Flood II

16 Something Fast
17 Lucretia My Reflection
18 Vision Thing

Encore 2:
19 First And Last And Always
20 Temple Of Love
21 This Corrosion

The Cure - Live 1985-1986-1987 - BBC FM (Flac)

Thanks to the original uploader on TTD.

Original Info File:

Birmingham NEC 20th September 1985 broadcast on BBC Radio 1 7th December 1985 as Radio 1 In Concert.
Glastonbury 21st June 1996 Broadcast on BBC Radio 1 as Radio 1 In Concert.
Birmingham NEC 6th December 1987 Broadcast 1988 on BBC Radio 1 as Radio 1 In Concert.

BBC FM>BBC Radio 1 FM>Marantz ST320L Tuner>Aiwa or Teac cassette recorder (master cassettes)>wave capture, track markers & burned to cdr using Magix ACL>accuraterip to flac level 8.

1985 band: Robert Smith, Simon Gallup, Porl Thompson, Boris Williams, Laurence Tolhurst
Setlist 1985:
01 - The Baby Screams
02 - Play For Today
03 - A Night Like This
04 - Primary
05 - Kyoto Song
06 - The Blood
07 - The Hanging Garden
08 - Cold (a few seconds of the start missed due to tape flip)
09 - Inbetween Days
10 - Let's Go To Bed
11 - The Walk
12 - Push
13 - Screw
14 - Sinking
15 - Charlotte Sometimes
Run time: 00:59:51

1986 band: Robert Smith, Simon Gallup, Porl Thompson, Boris Williams, Laurence Tolhurst
Setlist 1986:
01 - Primary
02 - Charlotte Sometimes
03 - A Strange Day
04 - Kyoto Song
05 - Inbetween Days
06 - The Walk
07 - A Night Like This
08 - Close To Me
09 - One Hundred Years
10 - Push
11 - A Forest
12 - Sinking
Run time: 00:58:39

1987 band: Robert Smith, Simon Gallup, Porl Thompson, Boris Williams, Roger O'Donnell, Laurence Tolhurst
Setlist 1987:
01 - Torture
02 - A Japanese Dream
03 - Catch
04 - If Only Tonight We Could Sleep
05 - Like Cockatoos
06 - The Walk
07 - Inbetween Days
08 - The Perfect Girl
09 - The Snakepit
10 - A Forest
11 - Charlotte Sometimes
12 - Why Can't I Be You
Run time: 00:59:11

Mazzy Star - The Academy, NY, USA - 21-10-1994 (Flac)

Very good sound. Thanks to the original uploader.

Original Info File:

(opening for JAMC)

01 Flowers in December
02 Halah   
03 She's My Baby 
04 She Hangs Brightly
05 Wasted
06 Ride It On
07 Leaving On A Train (a.k.a. Let That Be)
08 Fade Into You
09 Blue Flower (Slapp Happy cover)

Another fine show from Scott Simpson's collection, one he received in
trade. A well recorded show. It's a unique Mazzy Star show as it contains
what I believe is the only live version of the song "Wasted" I personally
have ever heard. I looked through track lists of other shows I have, and
couldn't find "Wasted" anywhere else among mine (unless I overlooked something).

This was the tour when Hope would come out during JAMC's set and sing the
duet, "Sometimes Always" with Jim Reid which JAMC had released as a
single that year. Hope and William Reid were a couple at the time.

Scott's original notes say: "(opening for JAMC) probably 1st Gen"

Lydia Lunch and Weasel Walter - 4AD, Diksmuide, Belgium - 21.10.2016 (Flac)

Thanks to the taper for sharing on Dime.

Original Info File:

lineage: audience master
source: Core Sound binaurals > battery box > Edirol R-05
mastering: Cool Edit Pro > CD Wave Editor > Trader's Little Helper > FLAC

time: 39 mins

01. WGW
02. You Said I Would Save Your Life
03. WGW
04. I'm Feeling Murderous
05. In The Beginning
06. WGW
07. Some Days/Some Nights
08. WGW
09. Oxygen/Dirty White Honeysuckle
10. WGW
11. Bitterness/Alone
12. WGW
13. Tomorrow/Time
14. WGW
15. Hot
16. WGW

line-up: Lydia Lunch (vocals) and Weasel Walter (drums, sound effects)

notes: "Brutal Measures", a longform composition featuring tense spoken word versus manic free drumming outbursts, glued together by cryptic electronics.

Basically one long piece, but I devided it in sections and titled the pieces, just for convenience sake.
"WGW"= Weasel Goes Wild (Ginger Baker style).
One of Lydia's 2 mics was faulty which caused some distortion in the left PA.

Dead Kennedys - Pine Street Theatre, Portland, USA -16.10.1984 (Flac)

Very good soundboard. Thanks to the original uploader.

Original Info File:

Source\ Lineage:  SBD(1)> Onkyo TA-RW344 w\ azimuth correction>Goldwave>.wav>CD Wave>flac (level 8)

***Metzler Tapes, Vol 9***

Taper: Nathan

1) >intro<
2) Soup Is Good Food
3) Hellnation
4) This Could Be Anywhere (This Could Be Everywhere)
5) >chat<
6) When You Get Drafted
7) Terminal Preppie
8) MTV Get Off the Air
9) A Child and His Lawnmower
10) >chat<
11) Jock-o-Rama
12) Moral Majority
13) >chat<
14) Kill the Poor
15) >chat<
16) Macho Insecurity
17) >chat<
18) Police Truck
19) >chat<
20) Goons of Hazard
21) >chat w\ Truckin’ tease<
22) Government Flu
23) Bleed for Me
24) >chat<
25) Short Songs
26) Nazi Punks Fuck Off

A smokin’ set of a tape that has seen some circulation, but never from this low of a gen, as far as I know. The date here is indeed correct (yay!)…no revamps of info should be needed, as a poster of the show is included in torrent to prove it!...

The Corvallis show, originally thought to be part of this stint, actually turns out to be from 1982…still need to do some digging on that date, as it appears to have eluded even the most ardent DK fans…

anywho, try this one on fer size, but please!…

I was lucky enough to develop a pretty solid virtual friendship with Chris Metzler, and seemingly was able to succeed where many others have not: getting him to open up his vast collection of recorded material to digitally transfer. The many requests he received over the years were impossible to fulfill, and he honestly felt badly about ‘hoarding’, but there was little way to oblige all of them over the decades of taping, trading, and collecting

Perhaps Chris saw in me the chance to get his tapes transferred for himself, and also out to the many folks who had requested them since his last trading days many moons ago...

What we have in Chris’ collection is a brilliant snapshot of the Portland \ Eugene \ Corvallis, Oregon scene in the early to mid-1980’s. Then, after a prolific spell taping his favorite bands in and around Portland, Chris scored a job working for Touch’n’Go sister label Blast First Records out of the UK. He became label support for Band of Susans, and worked closely with many of the stalwarts during the heyday of Touch’n’Go.

Chris has also worked closely with many other bands, in various capacities; including Wire and Nick Cave (at Mute Records); the Buzzcocks, after their reformation in 1989; as well as many, many others…far too many to mention. This series does not even begin to scratch the surface of his collection; much of which is privately recorded and cannot be released to the public without the bands’ permissions. Still, what has been offered up is a pretty amazing collection of recordings, nonetheless, and certainly will bring to light a wealth of new material as well as many upgrades which have remained elusive for far too long.

Allow me to give a big thanks to Chris for his trust in me, and for opening up his vaults to we fans!


Terminal Gods/Still Patient?/Burning Gates - Gotham Sound Festival, Area 51, Hilden, Germany - 30.04.2016 (Flac)

HUGE Thanks to Chris for taping and sending me the links to share here.

Taper: C.F. (Chris)
Gear: Sony ICD-SX850

Lineage: Wav -> Audacity -> TLH -> Flac (Level 8)
Terminal Gods

(no Setlist)

Time: 55.42 min
Still Patient?

(no Setlist)

Time: 72.56 min
 Burning Gates

(no Setlist)

Time: 43.41 min

Do Not Sell!

Peter Burns: The Last Interview (MKV 720p)

The last interview and a review of the career of the late Peter Burns.

Elastica - Black Session, L'Aéronef, Lille, France - 31.03.1994 (Flac)

Very good session. Thanks to dimitroy for sharing on Dime.

Original Info File:

Source : radio broadcast live > radio France Inter
Generation: master
Quality: very good+

Lineage:  my analog chrome tape (TDK SA 100min) > Luxman k-110w tape deck > cd audio standalone > cd-ex (extracting the .wav files) >  cd wave (for splitting and renaming the tracks) > Trader's little Helper (flac 6)

00 Intro from DJ Bernard Lenoir
01 Spastica
02 Rockunroll
03 Line Up
04 Annie
05 Connection
06 S.O.F.T.
07 Stutter (cut for radio News)
08 Waking Up (debut missing)
09 2:1
10 See That Animal
11 Vaseline

Total length : 34'06"

File size : 267 Mo (.wav) / 181 Mo (flac)

Transferred by Dimitroy, October 2016

notes : first Elastica concert in France.

Richard Hell & The Voidods - Old Waldorf, San Francisco, USA - 14.07.1982 (Flac).

Very good sound. Thanks to the original uploader


1. Kid With the Replaceable Head
2. Time
3. You Gotta Lose
4. I Can Only Give You Everything
5. Walking on the Water
6. Staring in Her Eyes
7. Blank Generation
8. Ignore That Door
9. Going Going Gone
10.Downtown at Dawn

The Pop Group - Marc Riley Session, Media City, Manchester, UK - 08.11.2016 (MP2)

Excellent session. Thanks to the original uploader on Dime.

Original Info File:

Digital Satellite (live) broadcast 2016-11-08 MPEG1 layer 2 48kHz @ 160kbps:
BBC Radio 6 Music > DVB-S > TBS 6984 > DVBviewer > .mp2 >
Mpeg2Schnitt (trimming) > .mp2. Tags added with Mp3tag.

"Pure Ones" was broadcast on Gideon Coe show immediately following the Marc Riley show,
(and was recorded, not played live for Gideon Coe).

  1. Introduction
  2. Zipperface                       7:47
  3. Introduction
  4. Days Like These
  5. Interview
  6. Little Town
  7. Closing comments                17:43
  8. Pure Ones                        4:02
Total Time : [29:32]