Victims Family- Warfield, San Francisco Ca. 2/8/20 4K UHD Live Victim’s

Here’s Victims Family’s opening set for the Mr. Bungle show. I got word that I got a ticket a few hours before the show, and after some back and forth with security, I made it into the venue about 10min before VF started playing. It was really strange to see VF play in such a large venue. I am seen them many (20?) times in small clubs.

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy
Equipment used: Panasonic ZS200 w/Stock mic

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Mr. Bungle- The Warfield, San Francisco Ca. 2/8/20 4k UHD Live w/Improved Excellent Audio

Thanks to audio taper Jamie Lutch, we now have really nice Mr. Bungle audio for the 2/8/20 show that I filmed. For the past month-plus, we have been hard at work getting this audio to synch with the video- it would not cooperate. Huge thanks to Tromster for working so long and hard to make this synch, and to Jamie for taping the show!

Video recorded by: Shayne Stacy
Video equipment used: Panasonic Lumix ZS200
Audio Recorded by: Jamie Lutch
Audio Equipment used: Digital recorder & DPA 4061 mics
Synch by: Tromster

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Mr. Bungle- Warfield, San Francisco Ca. 2/8/20 Live 4K UHD Live Video Scott Ian Mike Patton Lombardo

Here is a first look at the Mr. Bungle show from last Saturday night. I need to recover another 5-10 minutes of the show (including my favorite song of the set, The Crumbsuckers’ Sit There), plus I need to degrain it and hopefully find a better audio source to synch to it. Stay tuned. Regardlerss, this turned out pretty damned nice. I LOVE the ZS200.
So I went into this with no expectations. I figured they’d play the demo and a few covers as a goof and be done. I did NOT expect for my face to be completely melted off. What an amazing show- you MUST GO if you have the opportunity. Trey is a beast on lead guitar, Lombardo is (imho) the best metal drummer ever, and it was obvious they were all having a blast. Scott never stopped smiling!
I was able to cut down on the amount of out of focus shots by turning on continuous AF, but I realized it was eating batteries like crazy so I had to shut it off for the last 15-20 min.
MVP of the night includes the person who got me tickets (you know who you are- thanks!) and Daniel Hague, who not only gave up his spot to me so I could film, but he also stood in the merch line so I could get a shirt! Thank you so much.

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy
Equipment used: Panasonic Lumix ZS200 w/stock mic

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Thurston Moore- The Chapel, San Francisco Ca. 12/16/19 Multicam with Matrix audio Sonic Youth Live

Here’s something totally different. My good friend Ted Mattes asked me if Tromster could do an edit of a Thurston Moore show that was audiotaped by Ted and video’d by his friend Catherine Leeā€¦ then Ted asked me if I could host it here on the Sac Music Archive. That was very nice- great collaboration!

Producer : Ted Mattes
Video : both cameras , Catherine Lee
Audio: Ted Mattes and Kirk Nelson, Matrix by Joe Noel
Edit by: Tromster

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Mudhoney- The Independent, San Francisco Ca. 2/8/19 Multicam w/ partial Martix Audio

Man, where do I start? So, if you read the Avengers post from this night, you know that Penelope Houston came to our rescue when it was nearly impossible to get permission to film by working with the venue.

After we got our passes & before Penelope’s set, Jim & I started to set up our cameras. We had 4 or 5 with 1 small footprint tripod & 1 monopod. The house guy (stage manager? production manager?) comes upstairs and starts yelling at us, telling us that it costs $500 to multicam and who gave permission to do it etc… I calmly comply with all of his requests and we start breaking down the tripod, and he gave us each the OK to operate 1 camera. I also had a digital recorder so we lined into the soundboard- the house soundman was super nice.

During the set break after Avengers, I approached Mudhoney’s soundman and Parker Gibbs was there, talking with the soundman and Mudhoney’s manager (nice meeting you Parker!). They both(Parker/Soundman) told me to just go for it and film. I also told them that we had a recorder lined into the board and they were cool about it.

So Mudhoney starts and “house guy” comes up and starts yelling at Jim. Jim let him know that I had explicit permission from the band’s management. About 1 minute later, my digital recorder stops recording. When I got to it after the show, all record/pause/play lights were flashing which had never happened before, or since. I’m not sure what happened. So, that’s why you may hear the audio quality change after 15-20min. The board mix was SO good- it’s a shame, really.

It was a great show, and I am super thankful to the bands for letting us film. Not so much with the venue. Things have changed A LOT in SF since the 80s- It has changed from a culturally rich, affordable place where artists were free to do their own thing, to a bunch of corporate or quasi- corporate venues giving DIY people a hard time… even in the same goddamned building (Kennel Club –> independent)

Recorded by: Jim McLain & Shayne Stacy

Equipment used: Canon HFG40 w/stock mic, Canon HFM400

Audio equipment used: Sony M10 into soundboard until it was apparently beat into submission

Edit/Audio matrix: Jim Mclain

Thanks Jim for editing together 2 roving cameras- that’s not easy.

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The Avengers- The Independent, San Francisco Ca. 2/8/19 Multicam with Sbd/Aud Matrix Audio

This was quite the experience. I used to come here in the late 80s/early 90s and just walk right in with my video equipment and film bands (with permission, of course). Now, they only let you bring in equipment if you have band permission… and there is no access to artists allowed. I have video’d both in the past, but I did not have an easy way to contact either one…

After a few minutes of fruitless negotiation with the venue, I put my equipment in coat check and tried to figure out how I could get permission. We got so lucky to find Penelope in the crowd, and she was SO nice and accommodating… even though it was last minute. She got me a video pass and off we went. I can’t thank Penelope enough- we really appreciate it!

Special thanks to Jim McLain for heading to the show and filming with me, and for the edit/audio matrix work. This is not an easy edit- we were both filming independent of each other and he had the “fun” job of trying to splice it together into a cohesive final product!

Thanks to the band:

Penelope Houston – vocals

Greg Ingraham – guitar

Luis Illades – drums

Joel Reader – bass and bk vocals

Recorded by: Jim McLain & Shayne Stacy

Video Equipment used: Canon HFG40 & Rode Videomic Pro Stereo; Canon HFM400

Audio Equipment used: Sony M10 into soundboard

Edit/Audio Matrix: Jim McLain



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The Monks Of Doom: The Make-Out Room San Francisco, CA 5/19/18 Multicam

I can’t remember why, but I was tied up with something and I left for the show late. Parking around the makeout room is a huge pain in the ass, so I stressed out while trying to park for 20min or so. I walked a couple of blocks with my equipment and talk to Victor- they are going on in 10 minutes. So I scrambled to get my stuff set up- so glad I made it- this is a great set. They were totally on that night.

Cherry Blossom Baptism
In Anticipation of the Pope
The Bastards Never Show Themselves
Going South
Up From the Cane
Oh Well
Vaporize Your Crystals
The Better Angels of Our Nature
The Sinking of the Essex
Let’s Split
Ukranian Technological Faith Dance
Osiris Rising
Voodoo Vengeance

Video Recorded by: Shayne Stacy
Equipment used: Canon HFG40, 2x Gopro Hero4 silver
Audio recorded by: Morst.
Edited by: Ehud Lazin

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Dag Nasty- Thee Parkside, San Francisco 12/8/17 LIVE Multicam Minor Threat

I could ramble on and on about this one. This was the best show I have seen this year. The video turned out great as well- I encourage you all to actually watch this one. I was excited to see them, but I was not expecting this level of great. The club was sold out, and it is so small that means that you can’t move. at all. Luckily, I have these pole mounts from Jim Mclain and the club has 3 poles, so I was able to mount 3 cameras. I then wedged into a tiny 12″ x 12″ spot by the bands equipment to film the angle closest to Brian. Since moving was impossible, I asked Colin Sears to put my gopro on stage. He tossed it up there for me(thanks), but the angle is not completely pointed at him. It still turned out OK. The crowd sang along to every song. It was so much fun.

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy

Edit by: Agelos/Tromster

Equipment Used: Canon HFG30, Canon HFG30 w/Rode Video Pro Stereo Mic, Canon HFG10, GoPro


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Dean Wareham Plays Galaxie 500 Today- The Chapel, San Francisco Ca. 7/15/17 LIVE

What a day this was. I got to the venue SUPER early and peeked through the front window and was surprised to see Dean setting up merch. I squeeze through the locked gate and get into the venue lobby- Dean was super nice. I was thrilled when they gave permission to shoot this video. On the downside, the show was sold out and the crowd was super annoying. There was a high percentage of handlebar moustached, skinny jeans wearing hipsters hanging about. One of them gave me an unsolicited poke in the midsection and commented on my weight. Who the hell does that? Anyway, the video turned out great. Filmed with a Canon HFG30 with Rode video pro stereo mic, a Canon HFG10 at the back of the venue, and a gopro hero4 on the side of the stage. Thanks to Sam Habash for the edit(his first edit ever!) and to Alex Kim for watching the back angle.

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy

Equipment Used:Canon HFG30, Canon HFG10, GoPro Hero4, Rode Video Pro Stereo Mic

Edited/Remixed By: Sam Habash

Additional help by: Alex Kim

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Son Volt- Great American Music Hall, San Francisco 5/3/17 Part 1 Canon HFG30 Rode VPS mic

Here’s the first 25min or so of the Son Volt set from Wednesday in SF. Brian McKenna & I had dinner seats and it was a great place to video from. Unfortunately, GAMH security put a stop to the filming fun early on. They let me film Belly last year, but Son Volt is anti-video, I guess. He said only “their guy” could video. Awww, I used to be their guy 25 years ago. I guess my Guy card expired. It all turned out for the best anyway. I was audio taping as well and it does not sound great in the balcony. Once they stopped the filming, I went downstairs to the floor and the recording sounds good! Not only that, I did not see any guys from the Schoeps Club at the show. I guess they were at okkervil river or willie nelson. It was a surprise that my recording may be the best of the night. Anyway, enjoy.

Recorded by: Shayne Stacy

Equipment Used: Canon HFG30, Rode Video Pro Stereo Mic


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