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Rose Metropolis Band: July 23, 2023 Tubby’s (Kingston, NY)

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I’ve been ready for years to see a Rose Metropolis Band present. For 18 of these months, we had been all ready to see something however even as soon as exhibits began taking place the band didn’t come East. After they lastly had East Coast dates booked the tour was, sadly, cancelled attributable to covid. This previous Sunday it lastly occurred. Rose Metropolis Band performed their first present EVER in NY at Tubby’s and we now have the recording. 

Rose Metropolis Band is Ripley Johnson’s (Picket Shjips, Moon Duo) outlet for fusing the musical loves of his youth; Neil Younger, Grateful Lifeless and Van Morrison are noticeable contact factors, with the traditional nation sounds of Merle Haggard, Buck Owens and the like. Throughout interviews Ripley has typically referred to this as summertime music and that’s at all times the affiliation I’ve had with it. I’ve vivid recollections of sitting on my deck in late spring and early summer time of 2020 with nothing to do however benefit from the sunshiny reverb and pedal metal from the primary two Rose Metropolis Band albums. Nowhere to go, nobody to see. Nothing to do however benefit from the flip of the season and the tunes. That have hasn’t modified a lot. It’s at all times because the solar begins popping out within the Hudson Valley that I flip to those albums. 

Through the recording course of Ripley has traditionally dealt with the heavy lifting alone however reside he’s supported by a wonderful band of Portland heavy hitters. They opened the present with a breezy tackle “Empty Bottles” from 2020’s Summerlong ultimately making their method to a implausible medley of Mariposa> Me and Willie > Reno Shuffle that actually embraced the choogle-charged, solar baked move of Cosmic Americana. The sold-out crowd was loud and appreciative all night time. New Yorkers aren’t well-known for his or her friendliness however hopefully the band felt the love we gave them for his or her first journey to the state. 

Rose Metropolis Band has two extra exhibits left on this leg of the tour earlier than a brief break. They are going to be again at it in early September for one more run of East Coast exhibits with help from Rosali. These shall be should see exhibits if you’re within the space; Rosali with the David Nance band backing her was the very best set of music I noticed all final 12 months. Rose Metropolis Band then swings again west in October earlier than heading to Europe in November. Loads of probabilities to get out and see them! 

I recorded this from my traditional spot behind the room by the soundboard with my MBHO’s. Tubby’s FOH engineer Kyle offered the superb combine and board feed. Get pleasure from! 

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Kingston, NY

Supply: MBHO440 + SDB> SD MixPre 3 > SD (24/48) > Adobe Audition/Izotope 9 > Audacity FLAC (lvl8) > Mp3Tag
Recorded and produced by Kliked

Due to Tubby’s FOH engineer Kyle for the patch

  1. Empty Bottles
  2. Gradual Burn
  3. In The Rain
  4. Mariposa>
  5. Me and Willie>
  6. Reno Shuffle
  7. Ramblin’ With The Day
  8. Rabbit
  9. Wee Hours>
  10. Wildflowers
  11. Daybreak Patrol
  12. Morning Gentle

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