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    08.02.2004 Projekt Revolution 2004 at Jones Beach 05.05.2007 The Bamboozle Festival 2007 08.15.2007 Projekt Revolution 2007 at Jones Beach 02.21.2008 Madison Square Garden 07.22.2008 Projekt Revolution 2008 at Jones Beach 09.14.2010 A Thousand Suns release show

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  1. Director PODENCO has posted behind the scenes footage of the making of Mike's "Make It Up As I Go" music video on his Vimeo account.
  2. How about the demo bleeding into the click track on ITE? That's a fun find.
  3. Yes, it is specifically the demo version. Is this the first time a demo version of a song has leaked as a multitrack?
  4. Yes, they're in the wild now.
  5. Just musing on the multitracks a little now that "Papercut" is in the wild: It's been really great with the HT stuff coming out to dig in and break down these songs. That was my like first favorite album. I generally credit Mike (and co.) for setting off my interest in audio when I was a kid which eventually lead to a degree in audio. It's really an awesome opportunity to be able to come back and hear the multitracks for HT stuff after so long given that kind of significance - I would never have imagined that as a reality years ago. What I'm wondering/kind of putting the call out for is if there was a way to get all of the available multitracks for HT together in a uniform way. I know it's probably a lot of work coordinating the effort between multiple collectors with priceless CDs, but it would be great to see "Papercut," "Runaway," "By Myself," "Forgotten," and "Pushing Me Away" ripped with logs, proper tags, with the SMPTE time code and in standard file format (like WAV). Some have the timecode, some have clearly been edited. Some are separated into folders by instrument, some aren't. Some are WAV, some AIFF. I would love to see just straight copies of the CDs themselves as is -for those who believe in that kind of archiving or know how to work with the tracks unaltered (I appreciate providing edited versions of the tracks to those who want to listen as a curiosity but aren't as savvy to remove the timecode, etc., but that should ideally be adjacent to unaltered versions). Not to sound ungrateful, I'm beyond stoked any of these are out there in any form. The wealth of what we have is amazing. Astat, it sounds like you were trying to do something in the vein of what I'm talking about, which is good to see. Hopefully, that can be possible again in the future. Also, these multitracks *could* tell us a bit about the technical details of Reanimation. Any new music/vocals produced for the album might be higher quality, but if we believe the idea that Reanimation was created using these CDs being sent out to remixers, that means certain elements of Reanimation would only exist at 44.1/16 bit (i.e. the vocals on "Pts.Of.Athrty" being sourced from the CD but Jay's music being new [not saying that's what happened, but as a potential example]). Which doesn't mean anything as a whole, given there's clearly new vocals and new music all over it, but it's interesting to think about. It's had two higher than CD quality releases, so it must warrant it to some degree. I think perhaps these CDs were used to create the demos the remixers were working on before LP recut vocals, etc.
  6. Feeling like the old guy here being, but Meteora leaked. I remember being unable to pick it up on release day and being upset, but I had definitely heard the album prior to that day. I forget when, but it couldn't have been too early. It was after the Nottingham show, so sometimes between the March 3rd and March 25th. Probably within the same week. Reanimation goes at tiny bit too far back for me to remember if it leaked in full. I think yes. But several tracks got leaked early, with the remix of Ppr:Kut getting radio play here in New York on KRock before the release date. I remember Enth E Nd leaking what felt like pretty far in advance.
  7. Happy Birthday! Thrilled to hear this exists. I remember when this and R&R Hall of Fame was coming on MTV2 all the time in '02. I feel old as fuck now! It's great to hear this exists in its entirety. I've always had a soft spot for Docklands. I love when little things like this pop up.
  8. I posed what I posted just to have it be seen. This is a live guide and the information I provided will help make it more comprehensive. Honestly, it's just always bugged me more than normal because it was not only my first LP show but my first show ever. That's obviously a personal thing though, and in the grand scheme, it's just another show, but this seemed like an okay place to mention it.
  9. It's off topic, but still in the same vein - the Notes for the 02.08.2004 show at Jones Beach aren't 100% complete. I submitted this information at some point and it got nowhere. Not nearly as interesting as the Em thing, but I know the moderators have been in this thread. During the Hip Hop Medley, Snoop Dogg came out, but his microphone cut out. I remember Mike telling the sound guys to fix it. He may or may not have given Snoop his mic, but I'm not 100% on that. I remember hearing Snoop say one line but by the time things worked out he was pretty much finished. Sorry my memory of it isn't as clear, but it was 8 years ago. There's a bunch of pictures of him onstage on Getty Images. Also, Bert McCracken from The Used came out and sang on 'Faint'. I haven't found anything to back it up, but I'm pretty sure it happened. They were my two favorite bands at that time and I lost my shit. Someone I didn't know at the time who was at the show also mentioned this. I also found out there's footage of one of his performances on The Used's "Berth" DVD, but it doesn't look like Jones Beach to me and I've been there 9 times, so I can say that with some authority.
  10. I wouldn't get my hopes up about Amazon adding the music player. I've seen things not have a preview well beyond when they should have. That being said, Amazon in other countries sometimes seems to be a bit ahead, like .de, .fr, or .jp, for those checking. They might pop up earlier in countries where the album is released earlier.
  11. After all the searching to find that clip, I can say it's awful, awful quality. Just hold out a few more days for something better. It definitely sounds like Mike and Chester though and the lyrics seem to fit with the title (from what small bits I could actually make out - what's that about a Kit-Kat, Mike?). I'd believe this as a Linkin Park song. What's weird to me is that the clip seems to shift speeds at certain points. Strange if it was recorded on a phone, but that's just me being curious as an engineer and irrelevant. Anyway, I've been out of the loop for a while. If that leaked WBR tracklist turns out to be true, I'm going to have a very hard time talking about this album with a straight face.
  12. It's not as black and white as that. It depends on what kind of contract was made up then (if there was one) permitting her to be featured on the album and who owns the rights to the "Holly Brooke" name, who owns the rights to that song, etc. I could be wrong, but I wouldn't be surprised if this doesn't show up. If Interscope now owns the rights to "Holly Brooke", SOB might have to get licensing from them, regardless of when the song was recorded.
  13. I wonder about "Damn" now that Holly Brooke is Skylar Grey. Huge Grammy winning songwriters usually don't show up on independent hip-hop albums. I wonder what kind of deal was worked out and if they have permission to use the song anymore.
  14. The disc says 10.31.2011, which is likely when the CD was mastered. The CD-R says "for mastering" on it.
  15. In a new interview with Artist Direct, Mike talks about scoring the Indonesian action film "The Raid" for its US release in 2012. He discusses how the process of writing for a movie versus writing a song and other factors in scoring, along with an update on Music for Relief. Notably, he mentions he's made the decision to "essentially abandon the use of electric guitars" for the score and that "super heavy" moments are achieved by "super-distorted percussive and melodic sounds". He is working with Joe Trapanese, who worked as Daft Punk's scoring partner for Tron: Legacy and on strings for M83's new album. Read the interview here: http://www.artistdirect.com/entertainment-...g-music/9517876 The (particularly violent, NSFW) red band trailer can be seen on MTV's website here: http://www.mtv.com/videos/movie-trailers/6.../the-raid.jhtml
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