Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Audio: "Pah's Picks" Best of Phish 2010 Fall Tour [Part I]


No fluff. The music speaks for itself.

Part I:
Story of the Ghost [10.10.2010]
The Golden Age [10.11.2010]
Meat [10.12.2010]
Carini [10.12.2010]
The Curtain With [10.16.2010]
Pebbles and Marbles [10.16.2010]
Crosseyed and Painless [10.16.2010]

Part II / Part III / Part IV

Special thanks to the tapers for taping and sharing these fine shows with us.


Video: Umphrey's McGee "November Rain/Cemetery Walk" 10.31.2010 Th Pageant ~ St. Louis, MO [mash-up]


Video: Mike Gordon Band "Walls of Time" 11.8.2010 Aladdin Theater ~ Portland, OR


Setlist: Umphrey's McGee 11.9.2010 Jefferson Theatre ~ Charlottesville, Virginia

photo via @jeffersonwaful

Set One: Walletsworth, Bridgeless > Made to Measure > So What?, Nothing Too Fancy > Higgins*, Prowler > Conduit

Set Two: In the Kitchen > Bridgeless, Bulls On the Bus > Push the Pig, Got Your Milk (Right Here) > Andy's Last Beer, The Fuzz > In the Kitchen, Sociable Jimmy** > Nothing Too Fancy

Encore: Spires > Hollywood Nights

* with "fire alarm" jam
** with Blow Your Mind teases

[setlist source:]


Mr. Miner: Chilean Inspiration


Many fans were totally unaware of the events transpiring as Phish played their third show in Colorado, treating it as any other night on tour. I was one of those fans. But when learning what had occurred after the show and looking back at the setlist, I had to do a double take as the two events strangely overlapped. I first discovered the Chilean miracle while checking’s setlist for the night. For some reason, they had notated when the first and second miners were rescued; I had no idea why. But when looking a little closer, Phish had thematically woven this unthinkable accomplishment directly into their show.

Whether the band was informed of the miracle taking place in Chile or watching footage backstage, they must have consciously infused this story into their performance. A coincidence seems way too far-fetched in this instance. Closing the first set with a blowout, feel-good version of “46 Days” – a song explicitly referencing coal – the first clue was in place by setbreak. Though nobody had any idea. If you want to stretch this a little further, two of the three previous songs were “On Your Way Down” and “Heavy Things,” both titles that could easily be applied to the Chilean events. But after setbtreak, things became far more congruent.

Read more of Mr. Miner's take on the Chilean miner influenced setlist from the third night Bloomfield.


Setlist: Furthur 11.09.2010 Stephens Auditorium ~ Ames, IA

photo via @furthurband

Set One: Feel Like a Stranger > The Music Never Stopped, Brown Eyed Women, When I Paint My Masterpiece, Alabama Getaway > Big Bad Blues > Liberty, Casey Jones

Set Two: Dear Mr. Fantasy > Playin in the Band > Fire on the Mountain > The Other One > China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, Black Peter, Feelin Alright, Going Down The Road Feeling Bad, And We Bid You Goodnight

Encore: Touch of Grey

[setlist source:]

FLAC - Sennheiser e 614’s > Marantz PMD660 taped by Mike Mahoney


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