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13 Mar 2012

...We're dropping the needle on the new PINK FLOYD LP, "Halle M�nsterland, M�nster, Germany 24th February 1971", from Aurora Australis to get the column started tonight...this pressing leverages a high resolution transfer of a recently discovered recording...check it out:

Pink Floyd M�nster, Germany - Aurora Australis

...In other PINK FLOYD release news...there's a new 2DVD/CD release from Masterpiece Premium called "Atom Heart Mother - The Spaces Between" - here are the particulars around that comprehensive 1970-themed package:

NTSC Color/B&W 4:3
Dolby Digital Stereo /5.1 Surround Sound (136min. + 161min.)
01. Atom Heart Mother(a) Father's Shout (b) Breast Milky (c) Mother Fore (d) Funky Dung(e) Mind Your Throats Please (f) Remergence
02. If / 03. Summer '68 / 04. Fat Old Sun / 05. Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast(a) Rise and Shine (b) Sunny Side Up (c) Morning Glory

KQED LIVE FROM SAN FRANCISCO 1970  01. Atom Heart Mother / 02. Cymbaline / 03. Grantchester Meadows 04. Green Is The Color / 05. Careful With That Axe, Eugene / 06. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun Live At KQED TV Studios, San Francisco, CA.USA April 30th 1970

01. TV Documentary - Atom Heart Mother   Live At Ossiach Festival Stitschoff, Ossiach, Austria July 1st 1971

   02. Cymbaline / 03. Grantchester Meadows  Live At KQED TV Studios, San Francisco, CA.USA April 30th 1970

 DVD TWO    01. Soundcheck / 02. Atom Heart Mother / 03. The Embryo 04. Green Is The Color / 05. Careful With That Axe, Eugene / 06. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun  TV Live At Festival de Musique, St Tropez, France August 8th 1970

   01. Improvisation  ORTF TV From Studios, Buttes Chaumont, Paris, France December 4/5th 1970

  02. Atom Heart Mother / 03. A Saucerful Of Secrets  Excerpts From Live At Grosser Saal, Musikhalle, Hamburg, Germany February 25th 1971 And Live At Stadthalle, Offenbach, Germany February 26th 1971

  04. Cymbaline / 05. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun ORTF TV From Live At Abbaye de Royaumont, Royaumont, France June 15th 1971 

   06. Atom Heart Mother  Japanese TV Film From Hakone Aphrodite, Japan August 6th 1971 

  01. Atom Heart Mother  The Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England June 27th 1970 

  01. Atom Heart Mother / 02. Careful With That Axe, Eugene 03. A Saucerful Of Secrets  Live At Amsterdam Rock Circus, Amsterdam, Netherlands May 22th 1972

CD    01. Introduction / 02. The Embryo / 03. Fat Old Sun 04. Green Is The Colour / 05. Careful With That Axe, Eugene / 06. If / 07. Atom Heart Mother BBC Radio Broadcast Live At Paris Theatre, Lower Regent St, London, England July 16th 1970  First broadcast on BBC Radio One "In Concert" July 19th 1970  08. Radio Announcement 09. The Amazing Pudding (Atom Heart Mother)

French Radio Broadcast Live At Theatre des Champs Elysees, Paris, France January 23rd 1970

Queen Wembley Stadium 1986 - Wardour Label

...Wardour surges with QUEEN '86 material a-plenty!...Above, "Wembley Stadium 1986" is a 4CD/DVD-R set that completely documents the time with a pair of superb audience tapes of their July 11th & 12th, 1986 London concerts transferred directly from the master cassette tapes - and the set is capped off with the bonus DVD-R, "Live In Budapest Complete", featuring the wonderful July 27th, 1986 proshot concert from Nepstadion in Budapest, Hungary...this is the 16-camera edition of the production...great stuff and this show includes one of the best QUEEN concert openers ever captured on film...Below is "Thank You All: Knebworth 1986 Special Edition", a 2CD/DVD w/bonus CDR package...first off the set presents a great audience source tape of their complete August 9, 1986 event concert from Stevenage, UK - then there is the DVD, a 114-minute proshot video capturing the proceedings...and to complete the capsule on this one, a bonus 2CDR called "Big Day Heroes" which includes the opening sets by BIG COUNTRY and STATUS QUO from the big day at Knebworth...nicely done....

Queen Thank You All: Knebworth 1986 Special Edition - Wardour Label

Focus Live Focus - Virtuoso Label

...New from Virtuoso is FOCUS "Live Focus" 3CD set that contains three different soundboard recordings:  1971 rehearsals from The Netherlands, Newport Jazz Festival in Europe '71, and the Philharmonic Hall in New York City on March 23, 1973...this set is piggybacked with bonus DVD-R "At The Rainbow Remastered Edition", featuring a 43-minute upgraded proshot video of the band live in London in May of 1973...

Roy Harper w/Jimmy Page  Cambridge Folk Festival 1974

...The Black Swan Label gets dusted off to press this ROY HARPER W/JIMMY PAGE "Cambridge Folk Festival 1984" 2CD captures a rare live collaboration between the two friends at Cherry Hinton Hall in Cambridge, UK on July 28, 1984 via a very nice audience recording...early copies come with the bonus set comes with the bonus CDR "Robert Plant & Fairport Convention Cropredy Festival 1986" - this live outing also taped from the audience on August 9, 1986...

Black Sabbath Definitive Pittsburgh - No Label

...A nice non-label production to relay this week, BLACK SABBATH "Definitive Pittsburgh" 2CD pairs a couple of stereo soundboard tapes from Civic Arena in Pittsburgh on December 8, 1976 and September 2nd, 1978 and the release notes boast upgrades on both of these sources...this set also comes with a bonus CDR title,  "Shocked Eyes" containing a soundboard tape from Taylor Coliseum in Abilene, Texas on December 7, 1978 and I have to say that I've never heard any of these tapes and I'm extremely interested in this package!...

...Finally tonight, a new BEATLES set from Secret Garden called "Sgt. Pepper's Sessions", a 3CD set that pretty much pulls all the pertinent components of the album tapes together and here is the tracklisting for you:

DISC ONE SGT.PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND 01. RM1 From Take9 stereo 02. Unknown Take i mono 03. Unknown Take ii mono 04. Take10 stereo 05. Take10 multitracks mix stereo WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS 06. Unknown Take mono 07. Take11 multitracks mix stereo SGT.PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND - WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS 08. RS From Takes 9 and 10 V1 stereo 09. RS From Takes 10 and 11 V1 stereo 10. RS From Takes 9 and 10 V2 stereo 11. RS From Takes 10 and 11 V2 stereo 12. Rock Band Mix 13. Rock Band Mix LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS 14. Take6 stereo 15. Unknown Take i stereo 16. Unknown Take ii stereo 17. RM20 From Take 8 mono 18. RS From Takes 6 and 7 and 8 19. RS From Takes 7 and 8 V1 20. RS From Takes 7 and 8 V2 21. RS From Takes 7 and 8 V3 22. Rock Band Mix GETTING BETTER 23. Unknown Take i mono 24. Unknown Take ii mono 25. Unknown Take iii mono 26. Rock Band Mix FIXING A HOLE 27. Unknown Take stereo 28. Rock Band Mix SHE'S LEAVING A HOME 29. Take 9 Fragment stereo 30. Unknown Take i mono 31. Unknown Take ii mono 32. Take9 multitracks mix stereo 33. Rock Band Mix BEING FOR THE BENEFIT OF MR.KITE 34. Rehearsal Take7 stereo 35. Rehearsal Take7 mono 36. Studio Chat mono 37. Take1 stereo 38. Take2 stereo 39. Take7 stereo 40. Sound Effects mono 41. Edit Of Takes7 and 9 stereo 42. Takes 1-7 Comp + False Start mono 43. False Start In Stereo stereo 44. Take9 stereo 45. Rock Band Mix

WITHIN YOU WITHOUT YOU 01. Take2 stereo 02. RS From Takes1 and 2 V1 stereo 03. Unknown Take stereo 04. RS From Takes1 and 2 V2 stereo 05. Rock Band Mix WHEN I'M SIXTY FOUR 06. RS From Takes 2 and 4 stereo V1 07. Unknown Take mono 08. RS From Takes 2 and 4 stereo V2 09. RS From Takes 2 and 4 stereo V3 10. Rock Band Mix LOVELY RITA 11. Unknown Takes i+ii stereo 12. Unknown Takes i+ii Different Versions mono 13. Rock Band Mix GOOD MORNING GOOD MORNING 14. Take8 stereo 15. Unknown Take mono 16. Take 11 stereo 17. Rock Band Mix SGT.PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND REPRISE 18. Take5 mono 19. Unknown Take i mono 20. Unknown Take ii stereo 21. Rock Band Mix EXTRA TRACKS 22. Anthology DVD Mixes stereo 23. RM20 Sound Effects mono 24. RM20 Sound Effects mono 25. RM20 Sound Effects mono A DAY IN THE LIFE 26. Take 1 stereo 27. Minitor Mix Of Take 1 mono 28. composite fragment of Take 1 stereo mono 29. Take 1+2 Intros Comp mono 30. take4 mono 31. RM1 from Take6 mono 32. Take6 mono 33. Edit Of Takes1 and2/RM1 From Take6 Orchestra / Chat stereo mono

DISC THREE A DAY IN THE LIFE 01. Take6 multitracks mix stereo 02. orchestra overdub stereo 03. orchestra overdub partial stereo 04. edit piece take 11 mono 05. edit piece take 9 V1 mono 06. edit piece take 9 V2 mono 07. RS 1 From Take 7 stereo 08. RS 2 From Take 7 stereo 09. RS 3 From Take 7 stereo 10. RS 4 From Take 7 stereo 11. RS 5 From Take 7 stereo 12. RS 6 From Take 7 stereo 13. RS 7 From Take 7 stereo 14. RS 8 From Take 7 stereo 15. RS 9 From Take 7 stereo 16. Edit Of RS12 From Take7/Edit Piece Take 9 V1 stereo 17. Edit Of RS12 From Take7/Edit Piece Take 9 V1 stereo 18. Edit Of RS12 From Take7/Edit Piece Take 9 V1 stereo 19. RS From Take 7 And Edit Piece Take 9 stereo 20. Rock Band Mix

...and that's a wrap!..thanks for swinging in and have a good week...

Svengi, March 13, 2012