Gongzilla - 01-18-2008

Gongzilla

01-18-2008
The Troubador
West Hollywood, CA

recording type: AUD
shn: yes; book/page: 4/53
quality rating: A

[show] (200:11)
opening set:
1. drums (8:30) > Fire It Up (14:14) > drums (19:33) > moonlight in her eyes (22:26)
2. drum jam (5:34)
set 1:
3. Golden Dilemma ^ (9:27)
4. Say Hey (9:56)
5. Soli ^ (12:20)
6. Willy (11:11)
7. When the Water's Gone (11:54)
8. King Kong *+ (19:08)
set 2:
9. If Six Was Nine ++ (16:00)
10. Black Napkins #+ (20:57)
11. Peaches en Regalia $+ (19:21)
12. Haniface % (9:56)
13. American Dream (10:48)
14. Image @% (11:26)
15. Say Hey (Reprise) ^ (9:50)

The Band: Don Preston (Zappa, Mothers Of Invention) - keyboards Jake Cinninger (Umphreys McGee) - guitar Kris Myers (Umphreys McGee) - drums Joel Cummins (Umphreys McGee) - keyboards Jim Loughlin (moe. after their show at the HOB) - percussion Jeff Pevar (Phil Lesh, Crosby Stills & Nash) Jonas Hellborg (John McLaughlin, Shawn Lane) Jen Zielenbach (Antigone Rising) - bass Andre Cholmondeley (Project Object, Delicious) Charlie Hitchcock (ex-Particle) - guitar Ben Combe (Badshoe, ex-Particle) - guitar Rob Covacevich (Delta Nove) - sax, flute Heath Bennett (Delta Nove) - percussion Tim Palmeiri (The Breakfast) - guitar Michael Zimmer? - violin

^ Gong covers.
* Don and Andre were out there on this one (and others).
+ Frank Zappa covers.
# Don, Andre, and Jen were out there on this one, and others.
++ a Jimi Hendrix cover.
$ Jake was out there, they convinced him to stay for the next track as well.
% Gongzilla covers.
@ Charlie returns to the stage for another song.
^ Ben returns for another song.

taper: Wayne Stielau - wstielau@socal.rr.com
source: Neumann KM184 @ 30�,20 cm separation, clamped to lower balcony rail - center stage > Apogee MiniMe @ 24 bit/44.1 KHz > USB > Vaio T150P/L > *Soundforge 7.0 > CD Wave > Flac 1.1.4

*SF7 processing: Fade in/outs at beginning and end of each set. Normalized to 0dB peak. Bit reduction (24 > 16) parameters : Dither=Highpass Triangular, Noise Shaping=Highpass contour.

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