David Bowie 1983-08-29 Hershey ,Hershey Park Stadium (16-Bit MATRIX Learm) SQ 8+

David Bowie 1983-08-29 Hershey ,Hershey Park Stadium (16-Bit MATRIX Learm)
Sound Quality Rating

(Part-)Matrix of 2 different audience recordings from the same show.
tracks 1 to 10 only from source 1, tracks 11 to 28 matrix of both sources

101. Look Back in Anger.flac
102. “Heroes”.flac
103. What In The World.flac
104. Golden Years.flac
105. Fashion.flac
106. Let’s Dance.flac
107. Breaking Glass.flac
108. Life On Mars.flac
109. Sorrow.flac
110. Cat People.flac
111. China Girl.flac
112. Scary Monsters.flac
113. Rebel Rebel.flac
114. White Light White Heat.flac
215. Station To Station.flac
216. Cracked Actor.flac
217. Ashes To Ashes.flac
218. Space Oddity.flac
219. band introduction.flac
220. Young Americans.flac
221. Fame.flac
222. TVC15.flac
223. encore call 1.flac
224. Star.flac
225. Stay.flac
226. The Jean Genie.flac
227. encore call 2.flac
228. Modern Love.flac

Label : No label
Audio Source 1 & 2 : audience
Lineage Source 1 : Tape > Technics Rs-bx501.
Lineage Source 2 : Arcorman tape.
Total running time : 2:00:58
Sound Quality : noise ,dull ,but still good listened to
Attendance : 25.530
Artwork : by Mossgarden
Matrix : by Learm (Matrix of 2 different audience recordings from the same show)

“We can’t keep on meeting like this.Good evening all you oil millionaires,Let’s all go swimming,shall we?.Your place .Anybody got a plectrum ?.Got a pick?.OK, this is a song from an album we did in 1975.”Young Americans”.”

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Tour band 1983 – The Serious Moonlight World Tour :
• David Bowie – lead vocals, guitar, saxophone
• Earl Slick – guitar
• Carlos Alomar – guitar, backing vocals, music director
• Carmine Rojas – bass guitar
• Tony Thompson – drums, percussion
• Dave Lebolt – keyboards, synthesizers
The Borneo Horns:
• Steve Elson – saxophones
• Stan Harrison – saxophones, woodwinds
• Lenny Pickett – saxophones, woodwinds
backing vocals
• George Simms – backing vocals
• Frank Simms – backing vocals

(Part-)Matrix of 2 different audience recordings from the same show.

Lineage:

Source 1:
Tape > Technics Rs-bx501 > Zoom H2N (24/96) Flac > PC > Switch Sound File Converter Plus (downsample 96/24 > 44/16)

Source 2:
Arcorman tape sent to me by steve23yh as 44,1 kHz/16 bit, only part of the show from track 11 to track 28. This version is much superior in sound to the other version.

Both recordings were running too fast.
Original / corrected lengths:

Source 1: 111:59 / 117:42 ( 5,3 %)
Source 2: 73:39 / 83:17 (13,7 %)

Source 1 is very inconsistent in speed throughout the recording, Source 2 is running extremely fast and sounding very funny.

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Note:

The problem was not only to reduce the speed but also to reduce the pitch as even after speed reduction of the recordings Bowie’s voice was out of tune.
This was really a challenge and it took several trials until a sactisfactory result was achieved.

The reason for me to make a matrix was that I wanted to have the best sounding version of the show and at the same time not to have a too big difference in sound
between the first part of the show (which is onlay a remaster of source 1) and the second part of the show being the matrix.

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Processing:
Flac files of 2 recordings -> Magix Music Cleaning Lab (Matrix/Remaster 44/16) > BowieStation

Matrix of course only from track 11 to track 28 incl. remaster and EQ. Tracks 1 to 10 were remastered and EQ’ed (treble and bass lifted).

Also for both recordings some dehissing was necessary.

Both recordings will also be uploaded as “raw” remasters with just speed and pitch correction and level adjustment but with no EQ.

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