Sunday, June 12, 2011

Acid Mothers Temple - March 14th, 2008 - The Che Cafe - San Diego

Acid Mothers Temple
March 14th, 2008
The Che Cafe
San Diego, CA

SOURCE: Croakie mounted SP-BMC-12 mics > SP-SBSB-1 battery box (16Hz roll-off) > Core Sound 20dB attenuator > M-audio Microtrack 24/96 (24 bit/48Hz) > Audacity (downsampling/editing) > WAV > CDWAV (tracks split*) > CD-R > USPS (flung across country on the back of a horse, through rain, snow, and most likely shine as well) > ZP > EAC > CDWAV (tracks split, saved as FLAC level 8 ) > foobar2000 (tags + ReplayGain) > the people

LOCATION: House front/center, about eight feet back from stage.

SOUND QUALITY: A+ recording of an A- venue. Airy, largely-unmic'd drums, and sorta indistinct vocals, but the recording itself is fantastic.

Tsuyama Atsushi: monster bass, voice, cosmic joker
Higashi Hiroshi: synth, guitar, voice, dancin'king
Shimura Koji: drums, latino cool
Kawabata Makoto: guitar, voice, speed guru


CD1 [35:37]
01. Intro jam > Douchebag [11:24]
02. tuning [0:24]
03. Dark Stars in the Dazzling Sky [17:24]
04. tuning [0:22]
05. unknown song [4:29]
06. Pink Lady Lemonade [1:30]

Note: Pink Lady Lemonade cuts out.

"Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. (and subsequent offshoots) is a Japanese psychedelic band founded in 1995 by members of the Acid Mothers Temple soul-collective. The band is led by guitarist Kawabata Makoto and early in their career featured many musicians but by 2004 the line-up had coalesced with 4 core members and frequent vocal guests.

The band have a reputation for phenomenal live shows, and releasing frequent albums on a number of international record labels, as well as the Acid Mothers Temple family record label which was established in 1998 to document the activities of the whole collective."


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