Thursday, November 17, 2011

Roger Waters - 2011-04-27 - Helsinki, Finland



Dr. Forrester said...

Band: Roger Waters
Date: April 27th 2011
City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue: Hartwall Arena

Taper: Borlag
Lineage: Church Audio STC-11 > ST-9100 > Edirol R-09 (24Bit/48KHz) > USB 2.0 > WAV > mastering > R8Brain (dithering & downsampling to 16/44.1) > CDwave (tracking) > TLH > FLAC lvl6

Disc 1:
01 - I'm Spartacus!
02 - In The Flesh?
03 - The Thin Ice
04 - Another Brick In The Wall Pt.1
05 - The Happiest Days Of Our Lives
06 - Another Brick In The Wall Pt.2
07 - Good Evening Helsinki
08 - Mother
09 - Goodbye Blue Sky
10 - Empty Spaces
11 - What Shall We Do Now?
12 - Young Lust
13 - One Of My Turns
14 - Don't Leave Me Now
15 - Another Brick In The Wall Pt.3
16 - The Last Few Bricks
17 - Goodbye Cruel World

Disc 2:
01 - Hey You
02 - Is There Anybody Out There?
03 - Nobody Home
04 - Vera
05 - Bring The Boys Back Home
06 - Comfortably Numb
07 - The Show Must Go On
08 - In The Flesh
09 - Run Like Hell
10 - Waiting For The Worms
11 - Stop
12 - The Trial
13 - Outside The Wall (inc. Band Intros)

Show notes:
The show sold out in a matter of minutes, and thanks to that another show was added for the very next day here in Helsinki. For me personally, out of the hundreds of shows I've seen, this show was easily the best and I seriously doubt I'll ever see another show like this. Absolutely mindblowing. And to think that I was contemplating on not going because of the high price of tickets. After seeing the show, I'd gladly pay double even if it was half as good as this.

Recording notes:
Recorded from the right side of the soundboard at section G, row 41 seat 15, which was the first seat right from the soundboard. Needless to say, it was pretty much the ideal location for recording. At the beginning of the recording, you can hear me clipping on the microphones, as I simply couldn't do it before the lights went out, thanks to the security standing only a foot away from me.

Mastering details:
The raw recording sounded so good to begin with that I chose to not adjust anything but the volume on it. Thanks to the venue being rather large and generally having really bad echoing problems, you can hear that on the recording but I find it's not bad enough to detract from the enjoyment of both the show and the recording. I'd wager a bet that Hartwall Arena has never sounded so good before.

- Borlag on April 28th 2011

dstache said...

AUD A/A-, thanks so much!