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Comments

By: Antti V about 2 months ago

I gotta say, this is definitely one of the best sounding FLS offerings I've had the pleasure to listen to so far. There's some mix settling going on during Number 5, but after that it's a breeze. So I would easily rate this as "excellent". The mix breathes, the stereo field is fully utilized and every instrument and vocal is clear. The drum sound is as good as it gets. The added effects are not over-used, but instead add some very nice color and atmosphere.

Be prepared that there is some minimal digital crackling here and there. It didn't really bother me though, as it's only a few times.

The band start off with some amusingly casual chatting. A pretty classic show structure follows at first in the form of flowing rockers with Place Position being a personal highlight. As a sidenote, I'm pretty sure you can hear Brendan yelling in delight behind the kit on a lot of songs which is a lot of fun.

Stacks is a perfect addition to the set and after that it's all a highlight for me, as the band practically flies through awesome performances one after another. A psychedelic Floating Boy merging seamlessly into a superbly dynamic Argument is just pure Fugazi bliss for me. Another really cool seamless merge is from Oh to Closed Captioned. More of these merges follow but I don't want to spoil them all.

The band play a really long set, representing basically their whole repertoire. A lot of tight rockers are balanced with some sweet moments. The final encore shows this especially well with punk fury, rocking wit and tenderness all thrown into play. Ex-Spectator is starting to be very confident albeit still instrumental here. Sweet And Low is definitely one of the coolest versions I've ever heard.

I gotta give a special mention to how amazingly Fugazi utilize dynamics in their performance at this point. A recording of this caliber really shows that off.

A highly recommended mammoth of a show!

By: DC Baker almost 6 years ago

Just purchased the download and starting to listen. Brings back memories of that night and the sound quality is fantastic. Thanks!

By: John Farrar over 7 years ago

Maybe the best show I ever saw, not just because I got to request "Great Cop"

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Fugazi Live Series FLS0959 Fugazi Athens, GA USA 12/18/1999

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Show Date:
 1999-12-18
Venue:
 40 Watt
Door Price:
 6
Attendance:
 900
Played with:
 Allscars, Faraquet
Recorded by
 Nick Pellicciotto
Mastered by
 Warren Russell-Smith
Original Source:
 DAT
Sound Quality:
 Poor Good Very Good Excellent
Play Sample Track
1. Intro
2. Number 5
3. Cassavetes
4. And The Same
5. Place Position
6. Styrofoam
7. Public Witness Program
8. Interlude 1
9. Stacks
10. Recap Modotti
11. FD
12. Furniture
13. Floating Boy
14. Argument
15. Give Me The Cure
16. Song #1
17. Arpeggiator
18. Oh
19. Closed Captioned
20. Runaway Return
21. Interlude 2
22. Five Corporations
23. Interlude 3
24. Turnover
25. Bed For The Scraping
26. Caustic Acrostic
27. Break
28. Forensic Scene
29. Pink Frosty
30. Target
31. Interlude 4
32. KYEO
33. Encore
34. Ex-Spectator Instrumental
35. Interlude 6
36. Great Cop
37. Do You Like Me
38. Sweet and Low

Please Note: Available recordings have been mastered to correct for volume shifts, drop outs, etc. but some sonic anomalies will still exist, especially early in the set when the mix is being settled. The band has rated each show for sound quality and set the general price of a download at $5 per show. If you have a different price in mind feel free to utilize the alternative pricing option.