Zappa Plays Zappa
It's Such A F#cking Great Time To Be Alive
The Theater At Madison Square Garden
New York, New York, USA

Source: M[DAT] > FLAC
Length: 178 minutes

Recording Information: Sony ECM-719 > Sony TCD-D7
Location: Section 302, Row C, Seat 16

Transfer: Sony DTC-A7 > Digital Coax > M-Audio Audiophile > Firewire > CDWAVE 1.95 > WAV

Recorded at 16/48. Downsample to 16/44.1 using CEP 2.1

FLAC Conversion: WAV > FlacFrontend > FLAC

Mastering and editing performed using CEP 2.1 and CDWAVE 1.95

Recorded by sydb

DAT transfer, mastering, and FLAC conversion by sydb

101 Andy
102 Call Any Vegetable
103 Tell Me You Love Me
104 Who Are The Brain Police?
105 Can't Afford No Shoes
106 Willie The Pimp
107 Pygmy Twylyght
108 Idiot Bastard Son
109 Cheepnis
110 I Am The Slime
111 Pound For A Brown
112 Don't Eat The Yellow Snow
113 St. Alphonzo's Pancake Breakfast
114 Inca Roads

201 I'm So Cute *
202 Trying To Grow A Chin *
203 Advance Romance *
204 Punky's Whips *
205 Black Page #1 *
206 Black Page #2 *#
207 Peaches en Regalia #
208 Montana #
209 Village Of The Sun #
210 Echidna's Arf #
211 Zombie Woof #

301 Black Napkins
302 The Torture Never Stops
303 Quick Orange County Lumber Truck
304 More Trouble Every Day *#
305 Regyptian Strut *#

Not being the biggest Zappa fan in the world makes it hard for me to truely comment on this show. I did find it very enjoyable, and was very impressed with Dwezil and the band that he assembled. His band sounded very good and from what other fans have told me he stayed very true to Frank's original compositions. This was a very fun concert, and an event that I will soon not forget, especially 'Black Napkins' and 'The Torture Never Stops'.

While the Neuman source that was given to us all by danlynch does sound better, this particular source is complete unlike his. So use this as filler for his, or enjoy this as a whole.

The only editing that has been done to this recording is fade in/out for each disc. Besides that it is exactly as it was recorded that night.

*Featuring Terry Bozzio
#Featuring Steve Vai

Sound: EX
Overall: 8-10

Sound: EX
Overall: 8/10