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Death From Above 1979's Live At Third Man Records: the ultimate in live recording? - The Audiophile Man
Title: Live At Third Man Records Label: Third Man The Toronto-born duo of Bassist/synth player Jesse F. Keeler and drummer/vocalist Sebastien Grainger formed the band in 2001 (and added the ‘1979’ bit to their name after complaints from US-based outfit, DFA) released their well received debut album, You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine in 2004 and showed just how much noise you could make with just two people. Combining dance music with overdriven punk but with plenty of rhythm, the pair split in 2005 but reformed in 2011 and released another well received LP, The Physical World. This live cut spans 11 tracks “We cut two 20 minute long sets straight to acetate. No second chances. Terrifying but alive. Third Man were such phenomenal hosts and the audience went bananas with us. It was such an honour to be a part of. The whole thing was such a rush, it almost feels like a dream,” said the group. Which gives you an idea of what’s on the vinyl. That is, there is a real sense of immediacy with this LP. Singing without a net, as it where which has surely added to the energy of the performance but also the emotion and adrenaline. In audiophile …