Mills Record Company

4 x CD clamshell box set with booklet. This well recorded and carefully mastered set captures the most famous version of the band (the 'classic quartet') on their final European tour on two consecutive nights on February 27 and 28, 1971. While the two sets from the second night have been released before, this is the first time that the entire two- night stand has been released. So half of this is previously completely unreleased. This is a excellent, stereo recording of the band performing in a relatively small hall; the volume balance between the instruments is not perfect, but there is no other recording by Soft Machine that I know of that sounds as much like the band are performing right in front of you! Additionally, we were able to improve in a modest way the not-perfect balance between the instruments on this edition. The result is, in the words of the late Michael King, who released the Sunday concert on his Reel Recordings label in 2009, "demonstrably the finest recording of the classic Soft Machine quartet ever committed to tape."
4 x CD clamshell box set with booklet. This well recorded and carefully mastered set captures the most famous version of the band (the 'classic quartet') on their final European tour on two consecutive nights on February 27 and 28, 1971. While the two sets from the second night have been released before, this is the first time that the entire two- night stand has been released. So half of this is previously completely unreleased. This is a excellent, stereo recording of the band performing in a relatively small hall; the volume balance between the instruments is not perfect, but there is no other recording by Soft Machine that I know of that sounds as much like the band are performing right in front of you! Additionally, we were able to improve in a modest way the not-perfect balance between the instruments on this edition. The result is, in the words of the late Michael King, who released the Sunday concert on his Reel Recordings label in 2009, "demonstrably the finest recording of the classic Soft Machine quartet ever committed to tape."
045775053028
Soft Machine - Hovidkodden 1971 (W/Book)

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Format: CD
Label: CUNEIFORM
Rel. Date: 05/31/2024
UPC: 045775053028

Hovidkodden 1971 (W/Book)
Artist: Soft Machine
Format: CD
New: Available $65.37
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. CD 1 - February 27, 1971 [1st set//]
2. Facelift
3. Virtually
4. Slightly All The Time
5. Fletcher's Blemish
6. CD 2 - February 27, 1971 [2nd set]// Neo-Caliban Grides
7. Out-Bloody-Rageous
8. Vocal Improvisation
9. Eamonn Andrews
10. All White
11. Kings and Queens
12. Teeth
13. Pigling Bland // CD 3 - February 28, 1971 [1st set] // Facelift
14. Virtually
15. Slightly All The Time
16. Fletcher's Blemish // CD 4 - February 28, 1971 [2nd set] // Neo-Caliban Grides
17. Out-Bloody-Rageous
18. Vocal Improvisation
19. Eamonn Andrews
20. All White
21. Kings and Queens
22. Teeth
23. Pigling Bland
24. Slightly All The Time [encore]

More Info:

4 x CD clamshell box set with booklet. This well recorded and carefully mastered set captures the most famous version of the band (the 'classic quartet') on their final European tour on two consecutive nights on February 27 and 28, 1971. While the two sets from the second night have been released before, this is the first time that the entire two- night stand has been released. So half of this is previously completely unreleased. This is a excellent, stereo recording of the band performing in a relatively small hall; the volume balance between the instruments is not perfect, but there is no other recording by Soft Machine that I know of that sounds as much like the band are performing right in front of you! Additionally, we were able to improve in a modest way the not-perfect balance between the instruments on this edition. The result is, in the words of the late Michael King, who released the Sunday concert on his Reel Recordings label in 2009, "demonstrably the finest recording of the classic Soft Machine quartet ever committed to tape."
        
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