Now streaming, Live At The Beacon Theatre December 31, 2017
LIVE AT THE BEACON THEATRE DECEMBER 31, 2017
Gov’t Mule – Live At The Beacon Theatre December 31, 2017 is available now only on streaming services, click here: https://found.ee/lqyS
Some quick notes from Warren about the album: This is the first release as part of an upcoming series of streaming service-exclusive “live” recordings chosen by yours truly and re-mixed by our own Jorgen Carlsson. We felt that this show was a good (and timely) place to start. As with any “live” recording there can be challenges, some of which we felt the need to clarify.
1) Due to technical gremlins the opening song of the show, “Thorns of Life,” did not get properly recorded to the multi-track, so we pieced together a mix as best we could by supplementing the original “live” mix with the uncorrupted files from the multi-track. We chose to include it but not as the first track; more like a bonus track at the end.
2) The encore set was cut off by a digital malfunction, and although most of it appears in a properly recorded fashion the last several minutes of this mix are a combination of the original soundboard recording and an audience recording, which blended together surprisingly well.
3) The distorted/barely distinguishable vocal on “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” is completely intentional, as drummer Matt Abts was singing through a bullhorn while the audience read the newly adapted lyrics from a screen. If there were artwork or liner notes I would want to include those lyrics (as they are not the original words to the song), and possibly a picture of Matt rendering his eloquence through the megaphone; however, this is a digital-only release — guess you had to be there.
4) The annoying popping sound, which is very prevalent in “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” and beyond, is the balloons falling from the ceiling and being popped —