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Old 04.02.2013, 10:51 AM   #1
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We have a perfect songs thread...now we need some perfect performances.

Chiyo Okumura- 木遣りくずし (old Japanese song?)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiIf8xLvYJg

but yeah...totally kickass live version.

The Who - A quick one while he's away

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiNsty-4zpE


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Old 04.02.2013, 10:53 AM   #2
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need more flawless performances....ones where the song cannot simply be replaced by the studio recordings...
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Old 04.02.2013, 01:30 PM   #3
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i don't know mabye stu can help, but there use to be a vid on youtube of SY performing one of the best versions of Death Valley 69 i've seen or heard.

it was at some outdoor festival around 98 or 97. pretty flawless. i will check agian.

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Old 04.02.2013, 06:08 PM   #5
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this performance always hypnotizes me...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=646KtkEcPm8
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Old 04.02.2013, 06:18 PM   #6
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another one off the top...

..nirvana - lithuim live 92 MTV awards. stomps and completely stomps the album version to dirt.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdyKAFfpw0U
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Starting around the 1:18 mark, this idiot manages to reach into my chest and completely break my heart.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3JmLKSjaS0
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Stones "Tumbling Dice"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftk32FKD4Io

Pink Reason
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L27xYH-IJnI

Boredoms
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjdbQkNMR6c

Lightning Bolt
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NitBom0ah7Y

Sonic Youth at No Fun 09 (at the show I remember being bummed thinking they were going to be the one rock n roll thing amidst all the chaos, but in retrospect they were super awesome)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KxdEKqLRUw

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Old 05.24.2013, 02:28 PM   #9
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All time best? Hands down JAMES BROWN Please Please Please on the Teenage Music Awards International 1964.. This show speaks for itself. It is the official climax of American music. There was never anything more all encompassing before, and nothing so resonating since.

Definitely have to include Grateful Dead live February 18, 1978 as released on Dicks Picks XVIII. The Dead never translated well into the studio, but the electric force of this performance is the epitome of all vibez Dead.

Jimi Hendrix Woodstock 1968. specifically at Villa Nova Junction

I know, its cliched. But it really was Jimi's best performance. He had a complete band which he only experimented with briefly for a year, he had the buzz of anticipation of a new project and sound, he had the unprecedented crowd, and above all else, his natural charm and stage persona perfectly shined through.

Bob Marley Live at the Rainbow:

This is everything Bob Marley and the Wailers were. The dynamism, the energy, the sense of immediacy.

Sonic Youth Schizophrenia from 1991: The Year That Punk Broke..

This song isn't half as good as this particular live version. My soul burns whenever I hear that tom-rolling breakdown midway towards the bridge.

Raphael Saadiq Live at the Artists Den

This is the most authentic mo-town revival, everybody born after 1980 should watch this show to catch what that vibe was all about. Too much soul, too much fun, perfectly crafted stage show and performance with that old school choreographed back up singers on point.

Prince's Superbowl Halftime Show 2007

The all-time best guitar solo in high heels AND Purple Rain live in the driving rain? Mystical performance!!
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Old 05.24.2013, 04:01 PM   #10
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Cheap Trick at the Houston Astrodome in 1989: http://youtu.be/oNs0Gahu14Y
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Old 05.24.2013, 06:29 PM   #11
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Jimi Hendrix Woodstock 1968. specifically at Villa Nova Junction!!

don't forget about this Suchfriends...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AA5ccwfxnSQ...the vid of that is even more mind blowing.

it's my fav Hendrix improv solo. i used to make loops of various parts of that solo on an old sampler, brought on by constantly rewinding my cd player to certain sections.

edit: voodoo chile from that show is the best rendition i've heard from him.

dude had polyrhythmic swag.
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Old 05.24.2013, 06:44 PM   #12
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for gigs I've been at, my bloody valentine at the palace back in feb:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXdJ42LgrFs
my mind was so far from earth during this show


as for recorded performances, nothing can surpass syr8, perhaps my favourite overall sy release
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_pY1K0sMNc
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I might get some flack for this one, but I think Live/Dead is one of the 5 greatest live albums ever

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aL-dUZJydcw
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_pY1K0sMNc


SYR8 is the my favorite of the SYRs....too good...and merzbow....oh god yes.
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Evan Parker (This was a really cool concert. It was pretty early - around 1am - and i had the most disgusting hangover ever)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GubwAI3i5g

Caspar Brötzmann Massaker
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efm2hBcWwdg

Elizabeth Cotton (this is probably one of my favourite vids on youtube, with the birds singing and all - truly amazing)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUK8emiWabU
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Love Like Birds - Heavy Heart (from the The White Room Session)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7szbaKfiL8o

and some say this recording of Gy!be at the Troxy in London is the ultimate:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gmxBRkQd70
all I can say is that I recorded it (the audio, not the video)
My personal ultimate gy!be recording is this version of BBF3 at HMV Forum, also London but a year later.

You know what the fun part of taping is? You can listen back to your own ultimate live performances, and relive it like you're actually still there.

The ultimate performance I ever witnessed, was Vic Chesnutt, with a band consisting of members of Silver Mt. Zion and Fugazi. Those recordings are on Archive.org (here and there), but if you want a video, check this :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CemAXdccGyg
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hey, both of those links are dead

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We have a perfect songs thread...now we need some perfect performances.

Chiyo Okumura- 木遣りくずし (old Japanese song?)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiIf8xLvYJg

but yeah...totally kickass live version.

The Who - A quick one while he's away

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiNsty-4zpE


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Yeah....The Chiyo Okumura one was taken down and I haven't been able to find it.
It's thishttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtBtEo3QhE8 except with a big band behind her instead of the traditional instruments.

and The Who is always being taken down and re-upped every now and then.








here is Jun Togawa. the song is called Punk something....I forget the translation. The absolute BEST version of this song.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uxpylXf5f
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