Bottle Rockets- Alligator Lounge, Santa Monica Ca. 4/22/95 xfer from 8mm master! LIVE

So the bottle rockets used to play unbelievably loud and I was only using the stock mic on the Sony TR81 camera, so the audio is totally distorted. I tried to get a DAT soundboard recording, but the traveling soundman was not allowing it. Oh well. It looks like there are ZERO videos of the Bottle Rockets on YT from 1995, so it has that going for it.

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy

Equipment Used: Sony TR81

 

Live Concert Video

Jeff Tweedy and Jay Bennett- Mccabe’s, Santa Monica Ca. 4/14/95 xfer from DAT Master Tape

Man, what an unbelievably brutal week. Work + the kids= no sleep and lots of stress. So I jumped through a bunch of hoops to go to see KEPI play with one of my all time favorite drummers- Roy MacDonald… and my car’s “check engine” light comes on. So, the night is trashed.

So instead, you get another new post to the archive. McCabe’s Guitar Shop is a magical place. They sell guitars up front, and the back room is an intimate performance room. They have hosted some huge artists there.

Wilco had released their first album “A.M.” 2 weeks before this show. Jeff & Jay came to McCabe’s to play this show, which is odd.- it was a one off show and they were back in L.A. a month later with a full band. This sounds way better than I remember.

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy
Equipment used: Sony TCD-D7 & Coresound Binaural mics w/battery box bass rolloff

Live Concert Video