1973-06-04 Worcester ,Gaunt Theatre - Worchester 1973 - (matrix learm) SQ 6,5

1973-06-04 Worcester ,Gaunt Theatre – Worchester 1973 – (matrix learm).
Sound Quality Rating Not good ,much Noise ,very dull

01 Ode To Joy intro.flac
02 Hang On To Yourself.flac
03 Ziggy Stardust.flac
04 Watch That Man.flac
05 Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud All The Young Dudes Oh You Pretty Things.flac
06 Moonage Daydream.flac
07 Changes.flac
08 Space Oddity.flac
09 Jean Genie.flac
10 Time.flac
11 The Width Of A Circle.flac
12 band introductions.flac
13 Lets Spend The Night Together.flac
14 Suffragette City.flac
15 White Light White Heat.flac
16 Round And Round.flac

Label: No label
Audio Source: audience
Source 1: approx. 46 min. long, in 2 parts, g+/vg- quality by our private
collector (new to circulation?)
Source 2: approx. 70 min. long, g+ quality received by Bowiestation member
Diedrich
Lineage:
Total running time: 1:14:53
Note: Not good ,much Noise ,very dull
Attendance: ??????
Artwork: None.
Matrix of 2 different audience recordings from the same show > by Learm.

Bowie speaks. “Good evening Worcester” he says after Width of a Circle,“it’s nice to be here. It’ 5 nice to introduce you to the group tonight”. When Bowie announces White Light-White Heat he calls Lou Reed “a man that I admire very much”,and also Round & Round gets a lengthy introduction.

 david-bowie-worcester-back

Matrix of 2 different audience recordings from the same show (both as 44,1 kHz/16 bit).

Source 1: approx. 46 min. long, in 2 parts, g+/vg- quality by our private collector (new to circulation?)
Source 2: approx. 70 min. long, g+ quality received by Bowiestation member Diedrich

Processing:
Flac files of 2 recordings > Magix Music Cleaning Lab (Matrix/Remaster 44,1/16) > TLH (Fix SBEs) > BowieStation

Source 1 needed a lot of work to make it sound well:

– the sound level was extremely low so it had to be lifted massively
– the 2 stereo channels had to be balanced
– it seems that the taper was quite away from the PA and so the audience
noise is much closer than the band. I tried to calm down the audience noise between tracks
– almost no bass. By adding some bass this was accompanied by a constant low frequency background noise. I tried to find a compromise for this
– the 2 parts of the original files had the song order partly mixed up and Jean Genie is cut after approx. 1,5 minutes.

Source 2 has a lot of hiss so I tried to remove it always having in mind that to much hiss removal takes off a lot of treble.
So again tried to find a compromise.

What makes this Matrix special is the fact that at the well known source (no. 2) the intro and the first half of Hang On To Yourself are missing.
This is now represented in source 1. Neverteless the last track, Round And Round is still only a fragment here.
In summary the Matrix is not only more complete but also better listenable as the resulting sound has more depth.

16 RM Matrix Tracks:
01 Ode To Joy intro
02 Hang On To Yourself
03 Ziggy Stardust
04 Watch That Man
05 Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud / All The Young Dudes / Oh! You Pretty Things
06 Moonage Daydream
07 Changes
08 Space Oddity
09 The Jean Genie
10 Time
11 The Width Of A Circle
12 band introductions
13 Let’s Spend The Night Together
14 Suffragette City
15 White Light/White Heat
16 Round And Round

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