Grateful Dead – Philadelphia, PA (05/02/81)

Grateful Dead
May 2, 1981
The Spectrum
Philadelphia, PA

Download FLAC: Amazon Drive

–Set 1–
101 – Jack Straw ->
102 – Sugaree ->
103 – El Paso
104 – Bird Song
105 – Cassidy
106 – Candyman ->
107 – New Minglewood Blues
108 – Althea
109 – The Promised Land

–Set 2–
201 – Scarlet Begonias ->
202 – Fire on the Mountain
203 – Estimated Prophet ->
204 – Terrapin Station ->
205 – Drums ->
206 – Space ->
207 – Not Fade Away ->
208 – Stella Blue ->
209 – Around & Around ->
210 – Good Lovin’

–Encore–
211 – One More Saturday Night

Source 1:

gd81-05-02.sbd.miller.30152.sbeok.flac16

Recording Info:
SBD -> Cassette Master (Sony TCD5M) -> Reel (Technics 1/2 Track 7.5 Inch) -> Dat

Transfer Info:
Dat (Fostex D5) -> Audiophile 2496 -> Samplitude v7.02 Professional -> FLAC
(3 Discs Audio / 2 Discs FLAC)

Transferred By Joe Samaritano
Patched and Edited By Charlie Miller
July 24, 2005

Patch Info:
A few songs had their beginning clipped, so I patched them with:
Nakamichi 300/CP4 -> Cassette Master -> UA5 -> Sound Forge -> CD (ID#28304)

Notes:
— There was a problem with the previous (SBD) Dat transfer.
— The patch source used here has also been upgraded.


Source 2:

This is a flac encoded & tagged version fo shnid: 15981

gd81-05-02.fob-senn421.wise-fink.15981.sbeok.flac16

AUD : MC (FOB Senn 421s > Sony TC-D5M by Jim Wise) > DAT > CD > EAC > SHN
Extraction, Retracking and SHN encoding by Alan J Fink
(aj.fink@verizon.net) via EAC and MKW.
Proper extraction and sector boundaries verified via EAC and shntool.
Seeded to etree on 3/15/03

Thanks to Charlie Miller for the seeds

Source 3:

shnid: 13559

2 Source Matrix

Soundboard (shnid:30152)

gd81-05-02.sbd.miller.30152.sbeok.flac16

Recording Info:
SBD -> Cassette Master (Sony TCD5M) -> Reel (Technics 1/2 Track 7.5 Inch) -> Dat

Transfer Info:
Dat (Fostex D5) -> Audiophile 2496 -> Samplitude v7.02 Professional -> FLAC
(3 Discs Audio / 2 Discs FLAC)

Transferred By Joe Samaritano
Patched and Edited By Charlie Miller
charliemiller87@earthlink.net
July 24, 2005

Patch Info:
A few songs had their beginning clipped, so I patched them with:
Nakamichi 300/CP4 -> Cassette Master -> UA5 -> Sound Forge -> CD (ID#28304)

Notes:
— There was a problem with the previous (SBD) Dat transfer.
— The patch source used here has also been upgraded.

Audience (shnid:134759)

gd81-05-02.134759.aud.wise.minches.flac24

Cassette Audience Master recorded By Jim Wise
Sennheiser MD421 Dynamic Cardioid Microphones-TC D5 Cassette Recorder
Location:Soundboard

Analog to Digital: Dolby B Decoded Cassette Master played back on Nakamichi Dragon-Korg MR-1000(DSF[1-bit 5.6448 MHz Stereo])
Korg AudioGate-WAV[24/96] Transfer by David Minches:May 2015

This is the 24 bit 96KHz file set

Editing(Adobe Audition CC)-Mastering(iZotope Ozone 6)-FLAC encoding(dBpoweramp)-Tagging(Tag & Re-name)
All Editing & Processing by Jim Wise:December 2015

—Thank you Jim Wise for recording the show.
—Thank you David Minches for the AUD transfer.
—Thank you Charlie Miller for your work on the SBD.
—Thank you Joe Samaritano for the SBD transfer.
—Thank you XJ32 for the art work.
—Thank you Germain for your advice, encouragement, guidance and seeding.

Matrix by dusborne

04-27-2016

Source 4:

This is a tagged version of shnid: 142848

This is a 16/48 fileset. 24-bit > 16-bit via dBpoweramp

Source Info:
Jim Wise’s Master Audience Cassettes; Sennheiser 421 mics > Sony TC-D5 (Maxell UD-XLII)(located at the soundboard)

Transfer Info:
Master Cassettes (Nakamichi Dragon)> Tascam DA-3000 (DSF 1-bit/5.6 MHz) > dBpoweramp (24-bit/96 kHz) > Adobe Audition 3.01 (24-bit/96 kHz) > TLH flac2496

Notes:
– Thanks to Jim Wise for recording the show and the fresh transcription of his audience master
– Thanks to Charlie Miller for coordinating this effort
– Thanks to Doug Mow and Alex Ford for the shnid 28304 Nakamichi 300 source which supplies a 1:17 patch in the transition between “Terrapin Station” and “Drums”
– Another fine capture

Mastered by Scott Clugston
July 2018

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