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Posted: 14 Jul 13, 12:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Here's the awesome share by Owen Smith pitch & right channel volume corrected using GoldWave.

SBE errors fixed using Trader's Little Helper.

ID tags and cover attached using Mp3tag (www.mp3tag.de) (freeware)

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Queen & Status Quo
Live Aid, Wembley Stadium, London, England
13 July 1985
BBC Radio 1 FM Stereo live broadcast

Recorded by Owen Smith.

Original Lineage:
FM Stereo > BASF Chromdioxid Extra II C90 > WAV > CD-R > WAV > FLAC level 5

New Lineage:
FM Stereo > BASF Chromdioxid Extra II C90 > WAV > CD-R > WAV > FLAC level 5 > GoldWave 5.58 (volume maximized on right channel - full dynamic range) > Pitch corrected > encoded back also using GoldWave in the same process > FLAC level 5 > Trader's Little Helper SBE errors fix > FLAC level 8

ID tags and cover attached using Mp3tag (www.mp3tag.de)


Track Listing
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Coldstream Guards:
01. Royal Salute

Status Quo:
02. Rockin' All Over The World
03. Caroline
04. Don't Waste My Time

Mel Smith & Griff Rhys Jones:
05. Woman In Belgium

Queen:
06. Bohemian Rhapsody
07. Radio Ga Ga
08. De-ro!
09. Hammer To Fall
10. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
11. We Will Rock You
12. We Are The Champions

Freddie Mercury & Brian May:
13. Is This The World We Created...?

Thanks again to the original sharer, Owen Smith

Enjoy and for fuck's sake: keep it lossless!!



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Posted: 14 Jul 13, 13:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you for improving it :)

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Posted: 14 Jul 13, 13:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks Alex and Owen !

Just watched part of the video yesterday, coincidentally on the 28th anniversary. I've seen it a thousand times and it still sends shivers through the spine.


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Posted: 14 Jul 13, 13:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

MERCI BEAUCOUP

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Posted: 14 Jul 13, 14:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Such a stunning performance...
I'll never tire of listening to this one. FM's voice is beyond incredible...especially if you take into account that he also entertains the audience - with his moves, energy and his charisma - while singing so brilliantly


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Posted: 14 Jul 13, 15:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Wonderful! But is there a cover for this???


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Posted: 14 Jul 13, 15:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Wonderful! But is there a cover for this???


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Posted: 14 Jul 13, 16:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No, no cover right now but soon  

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1fichier link here: http://jrehen.1fichier.com/


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Posted: 14 Jul 13, 18:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you for this - I've already downloaded Owen's original, but will definitely be keeping both :)

Looking forward to your artwork too mate!!

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Posted: 14 Jul 13, 19:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you very much. The Hammer To Fall track in the original share sounded too fast but I did not feel confident to post the comment. The corrected version is good.

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Posted: 15 Jul 13, 07:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks for fixing this.

I knew there was a balance problem but I hadn't realised the speed was wrong. How much have you slowed it down?

I note you say you've maximised the right channel volume. Wouldn't that make it louder than the left since I don't think that was full scale either.

As for providing full dynamic range, you can't improve the dynamic range that is in the .flac files. You can boost volume but that lifts the bottom as well, resulting in the same musical dynamic range (relative difference between quietest and loudest sounds). Or is that not what you meant?

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Posted: 15 Jul 13, 08:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I note you've used a newer Live Aid logo. I found this but deliberately didn't use it, I wanted one that was the logo as used on the day. It felt like the more authentic vintage experience. There's nothing wrong with your choice though, each to his own.

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Posted: 15 Jul 13, 08:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Is there a reason you've made this a private torrent? If the queenzone tracker goes down nobody can find your share, but mine can continue to work using DHT and Peer Exchange. I've seen people do this with other shares and that's their choice, but I don't understand the rationale. Can you explain for the benefit of my understanding?

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Posted: 15 Jul 13, 11:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



OwenSmith wrote: Thanks for fixing this.

I knew there was a balance problem but I hadn't realised the speed was wrong. How much have you slowed it down?

I note you say you've maximised the right channel volume. Wouldn't that make it louder than the left since I don't think that was full scale either.

As for providing full dynamic range, you can't improve the dynamic range that is in the .flac files. You can boost volume but that lifts the bottom as well, resulting in the same musical dynamic range (relative difference between quietest and loudest sounds). Or is that not what you meant?


Speed was slowed down on 1%, forgot to mention that ;)

The right channel was maximized using as parameter the left channel, that way you can have a perfect match between both channels. GoldWave decompresses FLAC using a temp WAV file to work with and once you're done, encodes it back to FLAC using the same compression level than the original FLAC file.

The full dynamic range also uses the right channel as parameter. Well, in this case I've set it that way...


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Posted: 15 Jul 13, 11:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



OwenSmith wrote: Is there a reason you've made this a private torrent? If the queenzone tracker goes down nobody can find your share, but mine can continue to work using DHT and Peer Exchange. I've seen people do this with other shares and that's their choice, but I don't understand the rationale. Can you explain for the benefit of my understanding?


About private torrents, my bad, I don't usually create private torrents, that's why I've uploaded to 1fichier so anyone could get it from there ;)


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Posted: 15 Jul 13, 15:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My two favourite bands of the day - Status Quo and Queen. Thanks a lot to everybody involved in sharing and fixing this magical performance.

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Posted: 15 Jul 13, 17:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I thought Ultravox were on top form that day, too :)

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Posted: 15 Jul 13, 18:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ale Solan wrote:
Speed was slowed down on 1%, forgot to mention that ;)

The right channel was maximized using as parameter the left channel, that way you can have a perfect match between both channels. GoldWave decompresses FLAC using a temp WAV file to work with and once you're done, encodes it back to FLAC using the same compression level than the original FLAC file.


Thanks for the explanation. I can see how cassette could vary by 1% on speed, and having played both I think yours sounds more correct on pitch.

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Posted: 23 Aug 13, 16:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Once again, thank you for this source Owen! You made the performances better!


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Posted: 24 Aug 13, 05:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It sure as hell made Live Aid that much more epic! Thank you so much Owen! :D