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 #101883  by bcresci
 Wed Aug 03, 2011 4:56 pm
First time seeing this particular lineup live. Nice hot night in GA. Thought the vocals sounded really nice. Song selection was good - they pulled out some nice Jerry tunes - long version of Terrapin. All in all I had a nice time - was good seeing them.

Downside was the mix. Very, very heavy on bass and drums - even when they turned Phil down he was too loud, as were the drums. JK may as well have put his guitar away he was so low in the mix - and his guitar really sounded a bit sterile. And for as good as Jeff is, they need to crank him up a bit more. Have others who have seen them come away with this impression of the mix?
 #101924  by Stevo123
 Fri Aug 05, 2011 6:05 am
I was there and thought it was a great mix! I was sitting pretty far back so everything sounded very clean, I'm sure up front probably sounded much different. I could hear Bob, which was nice. Phil had a lot of clarity and punch, not too subby. Could have been a bit louder all around, but great sound overall. Jam between Reuben and Cherise and Deal was great, Terrapin was beautiful as always. Had a blast.
 #101939  by Phil Lesh101
 Fri Aug 05, 2011 4:12 pm
I Went to A Show 7/19 and 7/26/11 and Phil Sounded excelent. So im not to sure why you are saying " Phil was to loud " :?
 #101981  by Phil Lesh101
 Sun Aug 07, 2011 9:54 am
Bob and Phil Dont want JK To Be loud nor like jerry, They want the spot-light... They Deserve it.. Right?
and Bass Isn't A "Taste" It is a Key Element in every band! Bass Makes the songs!
 #102047  by hippieguy1954
 Tue Aug 09, 2011 6:06 am
Phil Lesh101 wrote:Bob and Phil Dont want JK To Be loud nor like jerry, They want the spot-light... They Deserve it.. Right?
and Bass Isn't A "Taste" It is a Key Element in every band! Bass Makes the songs!
Of course they deserve it! It's thier band!
I've seen Furthur 4 times this summer and I've heard JK plenty loud and playing very, very well. Not Jerry though!
Yes, the bass is a very key element in any band. So are the other instruments. It is the sum of all the instruments combined in a particular way that makes good music. You will never see a solo Phil show.
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