Welcome - About Live and Loud!

Live and Loud! began as a fortnightly internet radio show taking old unreleased live concert recordings I could find and working to repair and improve them - fixing tape hiss, noise, tape drop out, clicks, speed variations, defects - before improving the sound quality by EQing the sound to bring out the instruments as clearly as possible. These are now made directly available to download for free to reach as many fans of the music as possible.

Depending on the quality of the original recording, these can often be made to sound almost like commercial recordings - but of course I can't guarantee that for every show. What I can guarantee is it will sound far better than the original files available which have been floating around the internet and on bootleg recordings for many years.

Almost all are either "soundboard" recordings taken directly from the mixing desk used at the gig on the night - or old FM radio recordings. A few gigs, if they are of special historical importance, make an appearance even if they were recorded from the audience.

Do your ears a favour and listen on headphones or good speakers to get most benefit - laptop speakers will always sound pretty poor by comparison.

All shows still available are listed, including a link to download the remastered show for free.

These are great fun to listen to but DO NOT replace original releases - support these artists and buy their music.
There is nothing here you can go and buy in a regular record store here. If a gig is made available as a regular release, then it will be removed.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Show 35: Bauhaus - Larry's Hideaway, Toronto, Canada - 4 December 1982


From a month long tour of the USA and Canada shortly after the release of their 3rd album "The Sky's Gone Out".

Pretty sure this is a soundboard recording - in any case, it was a good quality recording which responded really well to remastering - its superb now. If you like Bauhaus, you may have heard this gig before - but not like this. Enjoy!

The show is available for download HERE (the link also allows you to just stream it, if you wish).

Setlist
Third Uncle
Silent Hedges
In Fear of Fear
A Spy In The Cab
Terror Couple Kill Colonel
She's In Parties
Rosegarden Funeral of Sores
Antonin Atraud
Passion of Lovers
The Three Shadows Part III
Night Time
Hair of The Dog
Kick In The Eye
In The Night

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