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4 years ago on this day in history.
 
From Pink Floyd's official FB page:
On this day in 2010, Roger Waters and David Gilmour performed together for the Hoping Foundation Benefit Evening, at Kiddington Hall in Oxfordshire, England. A deal was struck between Roger and David so that in return for Roger's appearance at the Benefit, David would guest in one of Roger's then-upcoming Wall shows.

PS: Notice Gilmour's guitar strap? It used to be Jimi Hendrix's

#pinkfloyd   #davidgilmour   #rogerwaters   #music  
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Great to see them together. Maybe they will do it some more.
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From The College of Rock and Roll Knowledge:
On July 9, 1995, The Grateful Dead performed at Chicago’s Soldier Field. It was the last show Jerry Garcia played with his band.

19 years ago today. It just doesn't seem like its been that long.
RIP Jerry. Thanks for the music.

#gratefuldead   #jerrygarcia   #rip  
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I remember the day Jerry died, a bunch of people were gathering in Griffith Park in L.A. that evening.  I asked one of them what was going on and he told me the news.
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Possibly one of the most significant & historically important uploads in YouTube history has just happened.

The Music Vault group said it has spent the last two years "restoring, transferring, mixing and mastering thousands of tapes from (its) enormous archive" for this new collection. All told, there are now 13,000 videos totalling nearly 2,000 hours! Great audio too!  Bands added include: The Who, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Arethra Franklin, Bruce Springsteen, James Brown, The Grateful Dead and zillions more including more contemporary bands as well. You'll find things like Bill Graham Presents, The King Biscuit Flower Hour, Woodstock and the Newport Jazz and Folk festivals, as well as the recent film holdings of indie websites Daytrotter and Paste Magazine. I love how these videos really give an insight into how the current concert experience has changed (for the most part, negatively).

I'm pretty stingy about who I subscribe to on YT but these guys got my click immediately. Check it out! H/T to +Howard Suissa for suggesting the share.
 
Music Vault is bringing a massive live video collection to YouTube: http://ow.ly/yUifM
When concert promoter Bill Graham died in 1991 he left behind not only a legacy as one of the most influential figures in the modern...
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Thanks for sharing! 
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Eight years ago today, the sad news that Syd Barrett had passed away spread across the internet like wildfire. Sadly, it was true.

Shine On You Crazy Diamond...Shine on!

#sydbarrett   #rip   #crazydiamond   #pinkfloyd   #music  
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Love the old Syd styled Floyd.
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I'm pretty sure most pop music is recorded in this studio.

#studiolife   #justinbieber   #nickelback   #ladygaga   #allegedmusic  
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Sure not making much great music +Seth Meister with today's generation! Have a great Monday! 
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From Pink Floyd's official FB page:
On this day in 2010, Roger Waters and David Gilmour performed together for the Hoping Foundation Benefit Evening, at Kiddington Hall in Oxfordshire, England. A deal was struck between Roger and David so that in return for Roger's appearance at the Benefit, David would guest in one of Roger's then-upcoming Wall shows.

PS: Notice Gilmour's guitar strap? It used to be Jimi Hendrix's

#pinkfloyd   #davidgilmour   #rogerwaters   #music  
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Loved floyd with waters. Love floyd with out waters. Ether way pink floyd is one of the best bands ever and my personal favourite..
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Remember this album...ahhhh...the innocent 80's!

#police   #music  
 
9th July 1983 ..."Every Breath You Take" #1

The Police started an eight week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Every Breath You Take' also No.1 in the UK. Taken from the bands album Synchronicity, Sting won Song of the Year and The Police won Best Pop Performance for the song at the 1984 Grammy Awards.
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I can hear the riff just by looking at the album cover!
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LOL! This is a list of the 25 worst rock songs ever to make it to #1. The team that compiled this list stayed away from Nickelback so as to give them a challenge. What song do you think should be on the list?

BTW, take the list with a grain of salt as there are some good artists (with some bad songs) on it.

#badmusic   #music  
Abandon all hope ye who enter here.
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25 just isn't enough. Some of these songs should have been on the list twice for sucking so hard.
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What?? Is this true? Pink Floyd to release first new album in over 20 years called The Endless River...please be a tour with Roger Waters on bass.

#pinkfloyd   #newalbum   #theendlessriver   #pleasebetrue  
David Gilmour readies the band's first new release in 20 years.
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read this: they just "polish" the unreleased Division Bell stuff:
http://www.neptunepinkfloyd.co.uk/new-pink-floyd-album-the-endless-river-due-october-2014
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Elvis' last concert...
 
26th June 1977 :

Elvis Presley performs what would be his last concert, performing at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, IN for a crowd of 18,000. Although Elvis appears pale, weak, and overweight, as he had with increasing regularity, there is nothing to suggest his impending death -- indeed, there is nothing unusual about this show on the tour, except that Elvis for some reason introduces practically everyone from his life while on stage. Some take this as "proof" Elvis knew he was in his final days; others maintain that he was worried about the imminent publication of Elvis: What Happened?, a tell-all biography by former bodyguards Sonny and Red West that publicly broke the story of his drug abuse, and what those revelations might do to his image. The last song he performs from the stage is "Can't Help Falling In Love." Footage of the final concert is taken but has not been widely seen since; the audio portion can be heard on the LP The Last Farewell (released on CD as Adios: The Final Performance, A.J. Records CD 92-2002). Presley's father, Vernon, will pass away two years later to the day.
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So sad, I personally feel if they hadn't been pushing him so hard with his touring he might have still been with us. But alas, like all the greats from this generation thier calling was way to son.
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Check out this guitar +Peter Lindelauf found in Victoria! Weird. Sure would be nice to know the story behind it.
 
Beachcombing in Victoria, BC

So, my friend Paul -- an amazing musician -- found this scorched Gibson Les Paul washed up on the beach. Figured it was some kind of Viking funeral rite. He gave it to the kid with the tattoos. Sure beats finding a dismembered foot in a running shoe. Been a number of those in the past few years. Here's Les Paul on a Les Paul.

HOW HIGH THE MOON - LES PAUL & MARY FORD - 1951
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That's rather dark David Archer. 
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I attend between 250-320 concerts per year.  Since 2007, in the spirit & tradition of my hero, field recordist extraordinaire Alan Lomax, I make high quality audio recordings of every concert I attend.  These are strictly used for non-commercial, archival & historical purposes only. 

My audio recordings & photos are shared here freely and are yours to enjoy.  Add me to your circles to get regular updates & links to many of my recordings past and present, the latest on my upcoming concerts and the most relevant of photos.

I'm also active in discussing music industry copyright & piracy issues, privacy & digital rights (ACTA, SOPA, PIPA, Bill C-30) as well as recording/playback technology, the Loudness War and related.

Some of the 700 or so bands that I've recorded by request or with artist's permission:
  • John Butler Trio (multiple recordings - on the Archive)
  • Warren Haynes (Allman Brothers/Gov't Mule - on the Archive)
  • The Tragically Hip (multiple recordings - private archive)
  • JJ Grey & Mofro (multiple recordings - on the Archive)
  • Josh Ritter (multiple recordings - on the Archive)
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band (multiple recordings - on the Archive)
  • Gogol Bordello (multiple recordings - private archive)
  • Dave Matthews Band (multiple recordings - private archive)
  • Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits - private archive)
  • Matt Andersen (multiple recordings - private archive)
  • North Mississippi All Stars (on the Archive)
  • Mickey Hart Band (on the Archive)
  • John Lee Sanders (multiple recordings  - private archive)
  • The Pack AD (multiple recordings - on the Archive)
  • Primus (multiple recordings - private archive)
  • Dan Mangan (multiple recordings - private archive)
  • Flaming Lips (multiple recordings - private archive)
  • Hannah Georgas (multiple recordings - private archive)
  • Deathcab For Cutie (on the Archive)
  • Sam Roberts (multiple recordings - on the Archive)
  • Steve Kozak (multiple recordings - private archive)
  • My Morning Jacket (multiple recordings - on the Archive)
  • GWAR (private archive)
  • Rich Robinson (private archive)
  • Sue Foley & Peter Karp (private archive)
  • Matisyahu (on the Archive)
  • Iron Maiden (private archive)
  • Ani DiFranco (private archive)
  • Wilco (on the Archive)
  • Joe Bonamassa (private archive)
...and many more.

Your feedback, comments, ideas & requests are always greatly appreciated and thoroughly considered.  I'm happy to discuss any and all things music, recording techniques, audio tech tips & tricks, etc..

If you're in a band, and would like to get your concerts archived & shared worldwide in a strictly non-commercial environment while maintaining complete control over all aspects, please consider joining the thousands of other taper-friendly artists by adding yourselves to the non-profit organization Live Music Archive.

Here's a tiny list of some well known taper friendly bands (most on the LMA):

Grateful Dead
Smashing Pumpkins
Black Crowes
Allman Brothers Band
Warren Zevon
Cowboy Junkies
Ryan Adams
Black Keys
Clutch
Ziggy Marley
Blues Traveller
Genesis

Here's a HUGE, much more complete list.

Getting your band name out there and your music heard are only some of the advantages of being on the LMA.  I'm happy to discuss all aspects and help get you in if you'd like no matter what the size of your fan base.  The evolution of the music industry now is such that having your live concert recordings freely available is an excellent business model.

As an experienced taper & recordist living in the Canadian West Coast, I'm always available to record your shows - free of charge, of course.

I'm honoured to be added to your circles.  Some that I might fit in to are:
-Music
-Canadian
-Recordist/Taper/Audio Gear
-Deadhead
-Anti-ACTA and all things censorship
-Copyright reform
-Blues
-Jam Bands

Peace,
Seth

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