As more and more vendors and artists try to jump on the high-resolution bandwagon, it’s clear that a lot of them are confused. Take this example of the Grateful Dead. Yesterday, the band send out an email saying that they now have “High Definition Dead.” And they are offering high-definition – or high-resolution – files […]
On this day, 13 years ago, Jerry Garcia passed away.
Remember Jerry. He brought music to the world.
I’ve made a smart playlist to group all of my live Grateful Dead recordings (just official releases). This uses a nested smart playlist, with a number of conditions. The first is Artist is Grateful Dead, and then I nest a number of conditions, beginning with Album begins with 1, since all of the Dead’s concerts […]
This came out last year, but it’s good to remind people of one of the more interesting Grateful Dead recordings circulating. It’s all of the Grateful Dead’s tuning for the year 1977; more than an hour and a half of tuning up. If you’ve ever attended a Dead show, you know that the tuning was […]
On August 3, 2013, Bob Weir organized a concert to commemorate the 70th birthday of the late Grateful Dead singer and guitarist Jerry Garcia. (Amazon.com, Amazon UK) It was held in Weir’s TRI Studios in San Rafael, California, and was filmed by Justin Kreutzmann, son of the Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzman. The result is […]
So Many Roads, from the last Grateful Dead concert, 7/9/95.
Deadheads, get out your credit cards! This September will finally see an official release of 8/27/72 and Sunshine Daydream. After more than 40 years, we’ll finally get a crystal-clear recording of this iconic show, and a DVD or Blu-Ray of the Sunshine Daydream movie, shot that day. Most Deadheads know that this show, from Veneta, […]
The iTunes Store has a new band page for the Grateful Dead. In addition to better showcasing the band, there are four “collections” of music you can buy here: The first, Complete Studio Albums collection, is all the studio albums the Dead released, a total of 13. The second, Complete Live Albums Collection, is the […]