Archive for the 'Live Upload Series' Category

Monday, September 24th, 2012

“I’d like to do this song for Rodan the Flying Monster,” announces Neil Young towards the end of the opening acoustic set on this excellent audience tape. The song that follows is a mellow rendition of the chart-topping “Heart of Gold“. But Neil obviously had Japanese monsters in mind this evening: he returns for the […]

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

As one of the quintessential NYC punk bands, it’s a bit hard to picture Television on the Sunset Strip. One can imagine Tom Verlaine squinting vampire-like in the sunlight, scowling at the bronze-skinned Angelenos, dreaming of a dark bar on the Bowery. The ’77 tour following the release of their Marquee Moon masterpiece took Television […]

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

The 4th of July has a lot of connotations, but in my own world, I always remember that it’s the day the Replacements broke up. On July 4th, 1991, the Replacements played a show in Grant Park in Chicago. At this point, the version of the band that shambled into the park were half of […]

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Howlin Rain burned through L.A. a few weeks back in the midst of their Winter tour in support of their latest LP, The Russian Wilds. Visceral in execution, it was one of the best shows I’ve seen this year. HR’s Ethan Miller put together the following compilation for us  – a seven track companion of […]

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Twenty-three track radio session Randy Newman cut while in New York City in August of 1971 for WPLJ FM. Stripped down, solo piano. The session serves to both highlight material culled from Newman’s first two albums (1968′s s/t and 1970′s 12 Songs) as well as to showcase tracks from his next full-length, 1972′s Sail Away. […]

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

The collective Waits-ian growl has reached near audible levels as fans anticipate the release of October’s Bad As Me. If you haven’t yet, do check out the teaser video that was unveiled last month for the record — It’s pure Waits. So, to help quell your jones, here’s a captured radio broadcast (WXRT) from 1976 […]

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Dug reading all of your thoughts on the upcoming Beach Boys SMiLE sessions earlier this week. After posting it, a deluge of emails came in requesting that I re-post the Beach Boys rehearsal sessions that have popped up on AD a couple of times since 2005. So, in lieu of uploading each of the tracks […]

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

Recorded at the BBC Studios London, for the “Tonight In Person” show in July of 1979, this vinyl bootleg finds Waits working up material from his Asylum years. This particular performance hit the spot recently as I’d been spending a lot of time with Waits’ transitional Heartattack And Vine LP—which ultimately reinvigorated an interest in […]

Friday, May 27th, 2011

The yin and yang of Neil Young—acoustic/electric from Amsterdam, 2008. Happy Memorial Day Weekend. Download: Neil Young: RAI Theatre, Amsterdam: Part One @ Part Two 192kbs