, attached to 1998-12-30

Review by spreaditround

spreaditround SET 1:

Chalk Dust Torture: Standard.

Big Black Furry Creature from Mars: Standard.

Wilson: Standard. >

Roggae: Standard.

Sparkle: Middle part from Trey is tentative – like Worcester – but the rest is noticeably better. >

The Moma Dance: Standard.

The Old Home Place: Standard.

Sample in a Jar: Standard.

Frankie Says: Holy chompers on the Relisten app source I am listening to (FOB) Schoeps mk4 taped by Boris and Brian and transferred by Jason Sobel – there are some deep space effects on this one where it completely breaks away from the jam and is effects only, very cool. Some dude yells out – It’s the mothership! Sounds like Fish might be on the vacuum during this slightly but maybe not. Anyway, this is super psychedelic! >

Maze: Standard.

Loving Cup: Standard.

Reba: Very good version. Super chill jam in the middle and for once, the audience clapping along actually seems to mesh and aid the energy of it all. This one builds to a nice (false) peak, more building and then another good peak. Would recommend! Interesting way to end a set. This is the first and last time Reba ever ended a first set, or any set; for that matter.

SET 2:

Down with Disease: Absolutely lazy. Was Trey even awake from 13:00 through 20:00. Not good. >

Piper: Standard.

Prince Caspian: Rocco apparently sucks ***** Per the chompers on this source. This version is a definite rager, would recommend.

The Squirming Coil: Interesting oops type jam it seems. Instead of the typical Page outro, the whole band puts on an ambient jam Would recommend for the unique aspect if nothing else. ->

Slave to the Traffic Light: Weak. Very weak. 3.0 weak.


Grind: Debut. Way different than what evolved into.

Possum: Everyone gets a solo. Outside of the quirky stuff, nothing notable.

Summary” Weal show! This .net rating of 3.987/5 (153 ratings) is a joke and MSG skewed. The real rating is more like 3.5/5

Replay Value: Frankie Says, Reba, Prince Caspian, The Squirming Coil


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