Thursday, December 20, 2007

The Mars Volta - 2007 - Berkeley Community Theater



The Mars Volta
Live at the Berkeley Community Theater
Berkeley, CA
March 31, 2007


Taped from the lower balcony.

Recorded with:
Giant Squid Omni Mics > Battery box w/bass roll-off > iRiver H100 w/Rockbox installed
>Split into tracks, EQed, and normalized using Cubase LE
>Exported to .wav
>Flac using FLAC Frontend

Setlist:
1. Fela Kuti's "Expensive Shit" (pre-show music) + Fistfull of Dollars Intro
2. Rapidfire Tollbooth (Bedlam in Goliath)
3. Roulette Dares
4. Cygnus...Vismund Cygnus
5. Viscera Eyes
6. Idle Tooth ((Wax Simulacra))
7. Drunkship of Lanterns
8. Vermicide
9. Tetragrammaton
10. Meccamputechture
11. Day of the Baphomets

Notes:
New drummer- Thomas Pridgen- he is LOUD on this recording.
Cedric was a bit sick, so vocals werent exactly top notch.
Overall, amazing energy/performance!

Check out these youtube clips from this performance:

Drunkship pt 1



Drunkship pt 2