Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Pete Brown & Piblokto 1970-04-21 London,UK BBC Top Gear (FLAC)
1970-04-21 London, United Kingdom BBC Radio Studios "Top Gear" (M?-FM)
01. The Politician
03. Here Comes The Old Man Dressed In Flowers
02. Someone Like You
Total Time ::: 20:08
::: Sound quality isn't great & varies, distorted & hissy. But twas radio & surely listenable if it's yer bag. In fact, don't miss it for at least one go round as it's musically mind-ripping. Check samples for prognostication or to get yer first coupla rocks off.
::: Warts: Yes, see above, see below.
::: NOTE: Tape was labeled "1969". Garner dates it 1970-04-21 original recording & first broadcast 1970-05-02. This is the complete session!
Recording Information ::: BBC Radio original broadcast -> off-air master mono tape -> unknown generations of tape -> unknown generation Maxell XLII-90 cassette, Dolby B on.
Playback 2012-02-14 ::: unknown generation Maxell XLII-90 cassette on Nakamichi BX-300 cassette deck, Dolby B on, azimuth & pitch adjusted, heads cleaned & demagnatized -> Tascam CD-RW900SL pro CD recorder -> CD-RW -> computer, EAC secure -> wavs -> Audacity (fades &/or glitches, dropouts, volume adjustments, no EQ) -> CD Wave (track splits) -> Trader's Little Helper -> yer ears. First uploaded week of 2012-02-17.
Line-up ::: Pete Brown - vocals, percussion // David Thompson - organ, piano, sax, percussion // Jim Mullen - lead guitar, percussion // Steve Glover - bass, percussion // Rob Tait - drums, percussion.