The Empty Gate- The Maltese, Chico Ca. 4/19/19 Multicam with Rode audio Vomit Launch

It has been almost 30 years since I had seen Trish Rowland- the last time we were in the same room was 10/16/92 at the Cattle Club. Sam Habash and I trekked up to Chico to see her new band (The Empty Gate) play a show. She remembered me and we had a nice chat- she has always been so nice. Some things never change. 🙂

Recorded by: Shayne stacy
Equipment used: Canon HF G40, Gopro Hero 4 Stereo x3
Edit by: Sam Habash

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Sneeze Attack- The Maltese, Chico Ca. 4/19/19 Multicam with Rode audio

Me and my friend Sam went up to Chico to see The Empty Gate (Trish from vomit launch’s new band) and who do I run into? Sac’s own Sneeze Attack! How cool is that? This was their first show back after a long layoff. In fact, I think it was the first show in this incarnation of the band.

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy

Equipment used: Canon HF G40 w/Rode Videomic Pro Stereo, Gopro hero 4 silver x3.

Edit: Sam Habash

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Slobberbone- LaSalle’s, Chico Ca. 1/22/03 xfer from master tape!

Happy Friday everyone. I am posting 2 videos today, and neither one is a local band or local venue. I have more coming next week from Cattle Club, Spankys (!) and more. This is one of my 3 favorite alt-country bands. Slobberbone skipped Sacramento and only played the bay area and Chico, so I hoofed it to Chico to see them. The video cuts in on a great cover of “Don’t Cry No Tears”, as I was having some trouble with the DAT machine at the soundboard (meaning, I FORGOT A TAPEW. DUH.). Audio is choppy for the first 45 seconds and then cleans up. I start zooming with the camera about 8min in. Filmed with the JVC DV camcorder and stock mic.

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy

Equipment Used:JVC DV Camcorder

 

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Flaming Lips- Burro Room, Chico Ca. 10/21/89 Audio Only Sony WMD6C Pro Walkman Live Master Xfer

Back in the 80s, it was really hard to get information about out-of-town shows. You could get some info from the SF Chronicle’s pink sheets, but a lot of it was word of mouth or getting a flyer(or The List) from a show. Chico was a total black hole (no offense intended)- the only way we found out about these shows was usually when we would see a band in Sac and they told us that they were playing Chico the next night.
So after laying waste to the UC Davis Coffeehouse, Anonymous followed them to Chico the record the Burro Room show. This one is as good quality as UCD.

Recorded by: Anonymous
Equipment Used: Sony WMD6C & ECM909 Mic
Transfer by: Shayne Stacy
Transfer Equipment: Nakamichi Dragon & Audiophile 2496 card– Reaper — Normalize with Sony Soundforge 9.0

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Vomit Launch- Burro Room, Chico Ca. 9/16/89 Enhanced master with Sony D6 Audio!

This was a special show- Vomit Launch doing a headlining set in their hometown, in their prime.
Not only that, but I took my 8mm master video and brightened/denoised it so you can actually see Lindsey play guitar!
and that’s not all… thanks to Sam Habash, we have “Anonymous”‘s EXCELLENT audio courtesy of a Sony D6 & ECM909 mic, synched up to the video. Where else will you find a 75 minute VL set? Nowhere. Nowhere.

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy
Equipment used: Aiwa CV80
Audio: Sony WMD6C & ECM909 mic
Synch: Sam Habash (Thehappyone on youtube)

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Mudhoney- Burro Room, Chico Ca. 9/4/89 xfer from 8mm master!

Wow, I forgot how good thing video is. This is the night after the Cattle Club show. We had not planned to go to Chico the next night, but the Sac show was so good that Mark Martin convinced us to go. The most vivid memory of this show was when me and Lawrence Crane (from Vomit Launch and Tape Op Magazine) were nerding out about music and bands. We got so obscure with our love for SF “early alternative” bands like Donner Party that Mark Arm (who was sitting in between us” threw up his hands and walked away! Ha ha, classic. Juanita’s (the burrito place connected to the venue) used to get kegs of special Sierra Nevada beers before the whole microbrew thing was a big deal. We had some special ale that tasted like aspirin and TRASHED us. Video sounds great and looks ok. Happy with it, 27 years later!

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy

 

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Mudhoney- Burro Room, Chico Ca. 9/4/89 xfer from 8mm Master Enhanced

Wow, I forgot how good thing video is. This is the night after the Cattle Club show. We had not planned to go to Chico the next night, but the Sac show was so good that Mark Martin convinced us to go. The most vivid memory of this show was when me and Lawrence Crane (from Vomit Launch and Tape Op Magazine) were nerding out about music and bands. We got so obscure with our love for SF “early alternative” bands like Donner Party that Mark Arm (who was sitting in between us” threw up his hands and walked away! Ha ha, classic. Juanita’s (the burrito place connected to the venue) used to get kegs of special Sierra Nevada beers before the whole microbrew thing was a big deal. We had some special ale that tasted like aspirin and TRASHED us. Video sounds great and looks ok. Happy with it, 29 years later!

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy

Equipment Used: Aiwa CV80 & Sony ECM909

Mic Enhancement: Adobe Premiere to increase brightness & exposure, Neat video to reduce noise

Live Concert Video