Each day this week we’ll share a new installment of our geekiest column, The Number Line, where we analyze the setlists from Phish’s recently completed Fall Tour. On Monday we examined the Fall Tour one-timers and yesterday we looked at the songs played on the tour by studio album. Today, we’ll look at the covers the quartet performed on the 13-show run.
[Photo by Adam Kaufman]
187 – Show Gap From Last Peaches Until MSG1 [via m.phish.net]
39 – Total Instances of a Cover Being Performed on Fall Tour
31 – Different Covers Performed At Least Once on Fall Tour
25 – Total Covers Played Only One Time on Fall Tour (doesn’t include Crimes)
16:52 – Length of Longest Cover According to LivePhish (Cincy Rock & Roll)
8 – Shows With Cover Song Encores (12/5, 12/4, 12/2, 11/29, 11/27, 11/25, 11/24, 11/22)
8 – Songs From Albums Phish Covered on Halloween Performed on Fall Tour (Torn & Frayed, Sweet Virginia, Shine a Light, Loving Cup, Drowned, Rock and Roll, Cool It Down, Oh! Sweet Nuthin’)
READ ON for more Phish Fall Tour Stats geekery…
Last Week’s Sauce features recordings of shows from the previous week.
[Thanks to tgakidis for this week’s photo]
Artist & Title: Derek Trucks Band – Young Funk
Date & Venue: 2009-12-03 Variety Playhouse, Atlanta GA
Taper & Show Download: mrsoul
The Derek Trucks Band put on a special show down in Atlanta, welcoming a slew of guests to the stage, including: Susan Tedeschi, Jeff Sipe, and Col. Bruce Hampton amongst others. This track, which comes off DTB’s 1998 album Out Of The Madness, features Jimmy Herring on additional guitar. The Trucks/Herring combination is one for the ages, I’ve seen these two go at it in Phil Lesh & Friends as well as the Allman Brothers Band. Derek and the band play tomorrow night at Skirball Center For The Performing Arts.[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/dtbsauce.mp3]
READ ON after the jump for more stellar tracks from Mountain Goats, Phish, Ryan Montbleau Band and Steve Kimock’s Crazy Engine…
Los Angeles-based quartet Silversun Pickups have been nominated for the Best New Artist Grammy Award. For a fully independent band to win this award is incredibly rare, and less than
Tours, art and boys aside, this Southern California band wants to chill in your living room. When I met Nick Schutz last year, I never knew he was in a band. The night before our date, he was en route to the Knitting Factory in Hollywood for business matters. I asked him what his band sounded like.