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"I really love MQA it lets the musicianship shine through. Which is very apparent in this set. I love the banter of a live show and this recording adds the sound of the venue. I think these are some of your best work. It pays to surround yourself with good people eh!" - Chris S., New Zealand
Recorded Live in the San Gregorio General Store, California in 2007, and now first released in January 2021. The large 9-piece electric & acoustic band David Elias & The CasualTees are in full swing with their home crowd. You hear the entire show, over 2 hrs. 15 minutes in length.
Featuring John Hartley Havard on Stratocaster and Roger Powell on keyboards Day 3, Take 1 represents the 3rd consecutive fundraising night of music in "The Store" with no holds barred and bar open.
This unedited, no effects or compression MQA conversion of the DSD source tracks were mixed live from 22 tracks by John Nowland (formerly Neil Young's Redwood Studios) to stereo and recorded as native DSD on Sonoma by Gus Skinas (superaudiocenter.com).
David Elias, acoustic/vocal/harmonica | John Havard, electric | Roger Powell, keyboards | Gary McArthur, tenor sax/flute | Charlie Natzke, electric-acoustic/vocal | Scott Beynon, electric bass/vocal | Ken Owen, drums | Reid Dennis, percussion.
Stereo live mix to DSD: John Nowland | DSD Engineers: Gus Skinas, Dr. Andrew Demery | Host: San Gregorio General Store (www.sangregoriostore.com)
MQA decoding unfolds this recording to 24/352.8k. Otherwise, FLAC plays at 24/44.1k on any player or music software.