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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Photo: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 1974-08-23, Tampa, Florida + TONIGHT: Thrasher's Wheat Radio Hour

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
1974-08-23, Stadium, Tampa, Florida

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Tonight, Saturday, May 31 at 9:00 PM EST, (~15 minutes from now) the Thrasher's Wheat Radio Hour from will be streaming.

Tonight's edition will feature some Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young tunes from 1974, the latest Neil Young music and news.

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At 6/01/2014 10:53:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Although I'm not a big CSN fan, I am looking forward to this 1974 box set (mainly for Neil's songs). It wasn't a great tour in the wider scheme of things, but it had it's moments, and apparently they've cherry picked the best bits.

My one big reservation is Nash's revelation that a certain amount of auto-tuning has been used. As Thrasher himself said back in 2010:

"Neil & CSN have been quite vociferous about their distaste for auto-tune. Another example of what's destroying the music biz.

Auto-tune would seem to be hypocritical at this stage in their careers".

I hope that Neil won't have allowed any tuning on his songs. Other than that, looking forward to it. On The Beach in particular will be interesting to hear.

At 6/01/2014 08:09:00 PM, Blogger Raincheck said...

We should remember that AT THE TiIME these shows were mostly recieved and reviewed very very well. They were long, varied, had a lot of new material from all four. Bootlegs, while often in sketchy quality, sound like good shows.

Later CSNY trashed the shows. But that had a lot to do with where they were in their lives, excesses offstage, strained relationships in the band, trying to play huge venues for the first time, etc.

I expect that a well curated and mixed set from these shows will be better than the reputation of this tour. If they had followed it up with a great album, it would be remembered differently. Instead it is remembered as a sort of failed reunion. In fact, it was musically very interesting. They all stopped pissing in the wind for a while and showed what CSNY could have been in the seventies.

At 6/02/2014 05:43:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Let's not forget that Joel Bernstein is also on record as saying most of the shows recorded from this tour was "just trash musically'.

Still, I would rather hear an accurate record of the tour, rather than one that has been polished and tuned to sound better than it actually was. Which I think is what we are going to get. I could be wrong.

At 6/02/2014 04:29:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't remember hearing that autotuning was used...if I am wrong, please post a link. I believe that the implication i read was that certain vocals were flown in from different shows to compensate for a missed harmony and whatnot.

At 6/04/2014 09:14:00 AM, OpenID flyingscotzman said...

Anon- Nash said recently "we've had to do a little tuning" in a Rolling Stone interview.

I agree with Thrasher that tuning after the event is not a good thing, but I doubt Neil's tracks will have been tampered with (not with his consent, anyway!).


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