November 22, 2009

Blue Mountain Courtesy of Owl & Bear

From Owl & Bear

Blue Mountain
Wood House Concerts
Clayton, MO
May 31, 2008

---16 bit version---


Source 1: B&K 4021s at the kitchen desk (aimed at outside of PA stacks) > Sound Devices 722 @ 24/96.

Source 2: SBD > Sound Devices 722 @ 24/96. SBD feed carried the vocals, harmonica and acoustic guitar only.

Source 1 & 2 linking: The 2 Sound Devices 722s were linked live via word clock link cable and C. Link cable in order to keep the same word clock on both recordings.

LINEAGE: 2 Sound Devices 722s > Firewire > computer hard drive > Samplitude 10 (line up 2 sources, mix, resample & dither to 16/44.1, fades, normalize) > CD Wave (track) > Traders Little Helper (flac level 6, MD5 and FFP). Then converted to MP3 in iTunes according to settings detailed here--McLain.

KNOWN FLAWS: AUD portion comes in at 1:22 during intro. Sound board cuts out briefly from 2:12 - 2:33.

TAPED BY: Steve Brothers

TRANSFERRED BY: Steve Brothers



Disk 1 (Set 1) (56:08)

01: intro
02: Mountain Girl
03: Eyes Of A Child
04: Myrna Lee
05: Banks Of The Pontchatrain
06: Lakeside
07: Wink Of An Eye
08: August Afternoon
09: Free State Of Jones
10: Bloody 98
11: She's A Wild One
12: Soul Sister
13: Groove Me
14: Midnight In Mississippi

Disk 2 (Set 2) (62:44)

01: intro
02: Skinny Dipping
03: Butterfly
04: Poppa
05: Hippy Hotel
06: Stop Breakin' Down Blues
07: Let's Go Running
08: Little Darlin'
09: Jellyroll
10: Jimmy Carter
11: 70's Song
12: Blue Canoe
13: Ooh La La
14: Generic America

---Thanks to Brian and Dave for the use of the 722s---

---For trade only - not for sale---

This was a very cool, intimate show held in the Wood's home. Thanks to Rick and Nancy for opening their home for these special shows. Here is some info on Wood House Concerts from their web site:

Wood House Concerts is St. Louisí premier house concert series. The series began in July 2005, when Caitlin Cary and Thad Cockrell needed a place to play on four daysí notice. Rick and Nancy Wood opened their home to the band and an appreciative audienceñ the show was a success! Since then, Rick and Nancy have hosted house concerts about once a month, about 30 so farñwith more on the way.