1978-10-18 – New York City, NY – The Bottom Line [early set excerpt] [2023 new master]

Original Recording


Source (AUD #1):

the Grape’s Sony Pressman with built in microphone > Maxell UD C90 cassette master


(grner1 – 2022-08-01]: Nakamichi Dragon > Sound Devices MixPre-6 II @ 32bit(float)/96kHz > Pro Tools (speed/pitch adjust, normalize, minor seamless fixes, tracking and down-sampling – no EQ or noise reduction) > WAV files > xACT (Flac level 8 files, tagged with sector boundaries verified for the 16/44.1 files). Thanks to Professor Goody for help with the speed/pitch offset.


Among the legendary “Grape Tapes”. Offered in 24bit/96kHz (high resolution) and 16bit/44.1kHz (CD resolution).

Both sets from this night were previously offered on the same listing, but have been separated as of their upgrade on 2023-11-02.


Hans H. (2003), digital download (2023)

xMMx Revision

[xMMx revisions have been treated to provide the smoothest listening experience. Please keep all notes with these revisions and do not distribute them in place of the original recordings.]

note: this xMMX revision is based on the previously circulating version of this recording, and includes both sets



Identified pitch deviations against official sources using tuning software and adjusted accordingly.


TLH for sector boundary alignment.


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