Tuesday, September 26

Tele vision - I Need a New Adventure (studio alts)

alt. versions & instrumentals
Bearsville Studios, N.Y.
1978

soundboard recording (quality: VG+) 

01 Ain't That Nothin'
02 Adventure
03 Glory
04 Days
05 Foxhole
06 Carried Away (aka Vibrato Song) 
07 Ain't That Nothin'
08 Careful (aka I Don't Care)
09 Glory
10 Carried Away
11 Up All Night
12 Grip of Love
13 Last Night (Piano Song)
14 The Dreams Dream
15 Glory
16 The Fire*

*This song appears nowhere else, in any form

All tracks are alternate studio versions. About half are instrumental tracks without vocals. 

Fred Smith - bass
Billy Ficca - drums
Richard Lloyd - guitar, vocals
Tom Verlaine - guitar, vocals

ROB SEZ: There may not have been a dB's without Tele vision. Chris Stamey went to NYC while in high school, caught this band playing live, and concluded, "That's what I want to do." If you'd like an audio peek at the band's studio work-in-progress in 1978, this one's for you. Please enjoy.

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7 comments:

  1. Thanks very much for this. Looking forward to pushing play

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  2. Many thanks for this and all your curatorial efforts!

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  3. Many thanks, Rob-in-Brevard, glad to see another link to this go up on the web!

    To return the gift, I have been upping lossless rips of my collection of studio and live Television/Tom Verlaine to a Portuguese friend of mine's blog. The following are indispensable studio recordings - 1974-75 demos, Adventure outtakes and Flashlight outtakes, all links live as of today:

    http://darkcircleroom4.blogspot.com/2014/03/television-double-exposure-demos-1974.html
    http://darkcircleroom4.blogspot.com/2017/08/television-adventure-studio-session.html (alternate link if this one goes dead)
    http://luckypsychichut.blogspot.com/2014/03/tom-verlaine-dave-bascombe-sessions-1986.html

    There are a ton of live recordings of both Television and Verlaine on circle's site: search at http://darkcircleroom4.blogspot.com/search/label/Television
    and
    http://darkcircleroom4.blogspot.com/search/label/Tom%20Verlaine.

    Not to be missed are the following:
    http://darkcircleroom4.blogspot.com/2014/03/television-bottom-line-new-york-usa.html (last gig before 1978 break-up)
    http://darkcircleroom4.blogspot.com/2014/05/television-paradiso-amsterdam.html (1977 European tour)
    http://darkcircleroom4.blogspot.com/2014/05/television-masonic-temple-auditorium.html (1977 American tour)
    http://floppybootstomp-ii.blogspot.com/2015/11/television-live-hartsdale-ny-1977-re.html (1977 American tour).

    Those interested in what happened to Richard Lloyd should check out his 2017 gig at http://southernshelter.com/category/richard-lloyd-group/.

    Cheers and thanks, Dave Sez.

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    1. An impressive set of links. Thank you kindly, Dave.

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  4. Hey Rob you're most welcome! Enjoy ... and cast an eye over here too: https://protopunkapothecary.blogspot.com/search?q=Tom+Verlaine, https://protopunkapothecary.blogspot.com/search?q=Richard+Lloyd and https://protopunkapothecary.blogspot.com/search?q=Richard+Hell ...

    cheers, Dave Sez.

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