The Daily Soundcheck Episode #77-06/16/2000 Zepp, Suminoe-ku, Osaka, Japan (“Zepp Osaka Jam>Jam>Twist Jam>I Can’t Wait to Go Back Home Jam>Another One Bites the Dust Jam”)

The last of my four part Japan series with Dave Calarco finishes with a beast. The second set opens with 45 minutes of boundary pushing Phish with “Runaway Jim->Theme->Dog Faced Boy”. The soundcheck is one of the greats, with sick grooves based around Trey spitting hilarious improv comedy. This is also one of 6 shows […]

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 The Daily Soundcheck Episode #76-06/15/2000 Big Cat, Chuo-ka, Osaka, Japan (“Heavy Things>Uncle Pen>The Happy Whip and Dung Song>Windora Bug”)

So how do you follow up one of the most legendary Phish shows of all time? Well the next night you play only 14 songs TOTAL! Among those are all time versions of “Ghost” and “DWD” and a great “YEM”. Dave Calarco aka Mr. Miner is back with me to try and break it all […]

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 The Daily Soundcheck Episode #75-06/14/2000 Drum Logos, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, Japan (“Funky Bitch”)

Dave Calarco (aka Mr. Miner) is back co-hosting with me for this landmark Japan show. We go DEEP into one of the most unique and magnificent shows in Phish history. Come take a trip with us into another galaxy, this show is unlike any other. Phish.net Show Page Mr. Miner’s Blog Post

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 The Daily Soundcheck Episode #74-06/13/2000 Club Quattro Naka-ku, Nagoya, Japan (“Ginseng Sullivan>Jam>Crossroads>Say My Name>O Yeah!”)

We have ventured into Japan! I’ve brought along my friend Dave Calarco aka Mr. Miner to help me navigate! Dave attended the entire run and will be my guest for the next five episodes giving a first hand account on these unique shows. In this episode Dave’s recaps the first 3 Japan shows and then […]

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 The Daily Soundcheck Episode #72-12/29/1999 Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Big Cypress, FL (“Big Cypress Soundcheck”)

    The granddaddy of them all!!! Big Cypress soundcheck is almost as big as the festival itself. You like great versions of Phish staples? You like jams? Well it’s a Phish festival tradition and the Cypress Soundcheck has two nasty jams for you. Phish.net Show Page Gr8fulmommabear blog post After Midnight Podcast

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 The Daily Soundcheck Episode #70-07/29/1999 Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan (“What’s The Use?”)

Episode 70 takes us to Japan and the legendary Fuji Rock Festival! I talk to Todd Ahrens who tells us what a unique experience it was. The “What’s The Use?” soundcheck is beyond gorgeous. I then get to play you one of my favorite “Ghost” for the bonus track. I love this episode!   Phish.net […]

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 The Daily Soundcheck Episode #68-11/27/1998 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA (“Back at the Chicken Shack>Come On (Pt 1)>Wipe Out>Louie, Louie>Jam>Ginseng Sullivan>Funky Bitch>Jam>Barney Miller Theme”)

Episode 68 takes us to the famous “Wipe Out” show at The Centrum. The soundcheck is 9 tracks long and features rare cuts, some humor, and a sick 14 minute “Funky Bitch”. Revisit one of the most hallowed Phish venues and a truly special show. Phish.net Show Page DCU Wiki

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 The Daily Soundcheck Episode #67-12/07/1997 Ervin J. Nutter Center, Wright State University, Dayton, OH (“Boogie On Reggae Woman>Funky Bitch>I’ll Be Around>For No Reason Here’s Apu>Demand>My Mind’s Got a Mind of its Own>The Stallion Pt. 3>The Rover>Limb By Limb”)

A new soundcheck surfaced!!! Right in the middle of my project we get a soundcheck from the legendary 12/07/1997 show at Dayton! And what a soundcheck it is! We have jams, humor, and just an all around awesome soundcheck. Praise Icculus! Included is the set one closing “Slave to the Traffic Light”. Phish.net Show Page […]

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