Best bang for your buck recent bootleg?

Kel VarnsenKel Varnsen Posts: 1,914
edited January 2016 in The Porch
So I have been riding the bus to commute lately and listening to a lot of music. I realize I have a couple of unused fanclub bootleg codes. One I am going to save for the upcoming Ottawa show, but I am looking for some suggestions to use the other one. Most of my bootlegs are 5+ years old so I was hoping for something from the last year or two. Any suggestions for something really outstanding?
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  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 NYCPosts: 23,733
    Leeds 2014 is pretty solid and long
    severed hand thirteen
    2006: Gorge 7/23 2008: Hartford 6/27 Beacon 7/1 2009: Spectrum 10/30-31
    2010: Newark 5/18 MSG 5/20-21 2011: PJ20 9/3-4 2012: Made In America 9/2
    2013: Brooklyn 10/18-19 Philly 10/21-22 Hartford 10/25 2014: ACL10/12 2015: NYC 9/23
    2016: Tampa 4/11 Philly 4/28-29 MSG 5/1-2 Fenway 8/5+7 2017: RRHoF 4/7
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  • iwasatpj20iwasatpj20 Rockford, ILPosts: 2,541
    Moline and Milwaukee 2014
    Charlottesville and Vancouver 2013
    2000 - Chicago
    2003 - Champaign
    2006 - Chicago 1 & 2
    2007 - Chicago Lollapalooza
    2009 - Chicago 1 & 2
    2010 - Saint Louis
    2011 - East Troy 1 & 2 (PJ20 Destination Weekend)
    2012 - Atlanta, Missoula
    2013 - Chicago (Wrigley Field), Dallas, Oklahoma City
    2014 - Saint Louis, Tulsa, Moline (No Code, IL), Saint Paul, Milwaukee (Yield, WI)
    2016 - Greenville (Vs, SC), Columbia, Boston (Fenway Park 1), Chicago (Wrigley Field 1 & 2)

    2012 - Temple of the Dog (PJ20 Destination Weekend)
    2014 - Soundgarden Tinley Park (with Nine Inch Nails)
    2016 - Chris Cornell Solo (Madison, WI and Peoria, IL (official hometown show))
    2016 - Temple of the Dog (San Francisco, both shows)

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  • They played Stranglehold in the middle of Black Red Yellow at Detroit 2014. Nuff said lol
  • mfc2006mfc2006 PDX--->KCPosts: 29,933
    Portland & Spokane 2013. Best back to back shows I've seen since the 98 tour
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  • demetriosdemetrios canadaPosts: 49,026
    Just close your eyes & pick any show from http://pearljam.com/goods/index.php?cPath=11_13 . All are pretty good.

    San Diego '13 is one of the longest shows from the '13 - '15 period. 3 hours 16 minutes & 48 seconds. It's 4.04 gig Flac-HD size is one of my favorites.

    Everyone praises Moline '14 cause it was the "No Code" show & Milwaukee '14 cause of it's "Yield" presence.

    Spokane '13 & Vancouver '13 are fantastic shows too.
  • evenflow82evenflow82 Posts: 3,192
    I would disagree with the Leeds assessment. I commend the boys for digging deep in their catalogue, but it's a shaky performance in a lot of places. The length of a show doesn't necessarily mean it's spectacular; it just means they played a long time.
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  • TamaDrummer91TamaDrummer91 VAPosts: 1,095
    Simple answer: Detroit or St Louis 2014....

    For what it's worth, I (and a couple other members of the board) have reviewed around 300 PJ bootleg reviews at least, and have listened to god knows how many more. You can find a link to that website with reviews of bootlegs and our favorite shows in my signature. It's hard to narrow it down to one bootleg. Picking one with a setlist you like is a good start, but only a start. Do you care more about sound quality of the boot, crowd volume levels, Ed's vocals, or if the performance doesn't have many errors? Or, are you just looking for an all around great bootleg? Also, most folks are only going to recommend shows they have been to and ones with a lot of rarities (which is fine), but may not necessarily be what you are actually looking for.

    Here are some awesome sounding recent bootlegs, good performances all around, and that are just all around some of the best I have heard: Pittsburgh 2013, Oklahoma City 2013, Philly 1 2013, St Louis 2014, Detroit 2014, and Vienna 2014. Tulsa 14 deserves honorable mention.

    Any questions, I am happy to answer. I love talking bootlegs.
    2008: Bonnaroo
    2010: Bristow
    2012: Atlanta
    2013: Charlottesville, Charlotte
    2014: Cincinnati
    2016: Greenville, Hampton, Raleigh (cancelled), Columbia, Lexington

    For your bootleg review needs or recommendations- http://pjbootlegreviews.blogspot.com/
  • Kel VarnsenKel Varnsen Posts: 1,914
    I gave Moline a try. Depending on how long the bus ride is tomorrow I should be able to listen to a decent chunk of it. My membership renews in a couple of weeks so maybe I will try another one of the suggested shows.

    By the way with the latest version of the download system why are the files set up so my computer thinks the bootleg is 3 cds all with the same title? When I finished downloading my computer was ordering it so that all the track 1's played first. Right clicking and changing the track numbers in the details so that the tracks played in the right sequence was kind of a pain in the ass.
  • StAmsar20StAmsar20 Bettendorf, IowaPosts: 57
    Biased because it was my first and only show I've attended and also in my home town of Moline. Listen to it daily in the gym. Started with probably my favorite song and just continued to amaze me. I still get goosebumps. Hoping the Tampa show this year is close to that experience. Hope you enjoy it.
  • Kel VarnsenKel Varnsen Posts: 1,914

    Simple answer: Detroit or St Louis 2014....

    .

    Might give St. Louis a try too after I have listened to Moline a bunch. I was looking for something with a bunch of newer stuff (Lighting Bolt and Backspacer which I haven't listened to in awhile) on it to really hear what that sounds like live before the tour starts. It looks like that show has a bunch Lighting Bolt stuff on it, unless there is something better in that regard?
  • DarthMaeglinDarthMaeglin TorontoPosts: 747
    Over time my favourite bootleg has become Philadelphia 1 2013. What got me to buy it initially was Let The Records Play followed by Spin The Black Circle, but it has a good and varied setlist, a good crowd, and excellent performances (in my opinion, obviously, lol).
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  • TamaDrummer91TamaDrummer91 VAPosts: 1,095

    Simple answer: Detroit or St Louis 2014....

    .

    Might give St. Louis a try too after I have listened to Moline a bunch. I was looking for something with a bunch of newer stuff (Lighting Bolt and Backspacer which I haven't listened to in awhile) on it to really hear what that sounds like live before the tour starts. It looks like that show has a bunch Lighting Bolt stuff on it, unless there is something better in that regard?

    It's hard to top St Louis 14 imo, but for Lightning Bolt songs, I think Pittsburgh 2013 would be the way to go. It's a great boot too. Fantastic versions of Pendulum, Sirens, Infallible, Records Play, and Yellow Moon.
    2008: Bonnaroo
    2010: Bristow
    2012: Atlanta
    2013: Charlottesville, Charlotte
    2014: Cincinnati
    2016: Greenville, Hampton, Raleigh (cancelled), Columbia, Lexington

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  • buck502000buck502000 Birthplace of GIBSON guitarPosts: 7,110
    I liked the setlists from Phoenix and Charlottesville last go round any input on the sound of the boots?
    Cork-Eddie-17 Chicago 1&2-16 Miami-16 Ft. Lauderdale-16 New York City(Colbert,Sound Check,Show)-15 Moline-14 Detroit-14 Amsterdam 1&2-14 Chicago-13 Noblesville-10 Grand Rapids-06 Grand Rapids-04 Auburn Hills-00 Auburn Hills-98 Toledo-96

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  • HughFreakingDillonHughFreakingDillon WinnipegPosts: 11,590

    I gave Moline a try. Depending on how long the bus ride is tomorrow I should be able to listen to a decent chunk of it. My membership renews in a couple of weeks so maybe I will try another one of the suggested shows.

    By the way with the latest version of the download system why are the files set up so my computer thinks the bootleg is 3 cds all with the same title? When I finished downloading my computer was ordering it so that all the track 1's played first. Right clicking and changing the track numbers in the details so that the tracks played in the right sequence was kind of a pain in the ass.

    just select all "disc 1' tracks, and change all to "disc 1 of 3" in the details all at once. do the same for the other two. two steps instead of nearly 30 or more.

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  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 NYCPosts: 23,733

    I liked the setlists from Phoenix and Charlottesville last go round any input on the sound of the boots?

    Both are fantastic
    severed hand thirteen
    2006: Gorge 7/23 2008: Hartford 6/27 Beacon 7/1 2009: Spectrum 10/30-31
    2010: Newark 5/18 MSG 5/20-21 2011: PJ20 9/3-4 2012: Made In America 9/2
    2013: Brooklyn 10/18-19 Philly 10/21-22 Hartford 10/25 2014: ACL10/12 2015: NYC 9/23
    2016: Tampa 4/11 Philly 4/28-29 MSG 5/1-2 Fenway 8/5+7 2017: RRHoF 4/7
    b85be71c-9bfd-431a-92ea-accd2dccc269.jpg
    EV: 8/4-5/2008, 6/21-22/2011
  • NatashapearljamfanNatashapearljamfan AustraliaPosts: 2,904

    I liked the setlists from Phoenix and Charlottesville last go round any input on the sound of the boots?

    Both are fantastic
    I agree
  • mcgruff10mcgruff10 New JerseyPosts: 12,154
    Charlottesville and Hartford 2013 are also both excellent. I absolutely love Toronto 1, 2011
    I'll ride the wave where it takes me......
  • hsohihsohi Posts: 977
    Lincoln 2014.....that's all u need
    London Ontario 2013, Buffalo New York 2013, Lincoln Nebraska 2014, Quebec City 2016
  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 NYCPosts: 23,733
    severed hand thirteen
    2006: Gorge 7/23 2008: Hartford 6/27 Beacon 7/1 2009: Spectrum 10/30-31
    2010: Newark 5/18 MSG 5/20-21 2011: PJ20 9/3-4 2012: Made In America 9/2
    2013: Brooklyn 10/18-19 Philly 10/21-22 Hartford 10/25 2014: ACL10/12 2015: NYC 9/23
    2016: Tampa 4/11 Philly 4/28-29 MSG 5/1-2 Fenway 8/5+7 2017: RRHoF 4/7
    b85be71c-9bfd-431a-92ea-accd2dccc269.jpg
    EV: 8/4-5/2008, 6/21-22/2011
  • pj8pj8 Posts: 384

    Simple answer: Detroit or St Louis 2014....

    For what it's worth, I (and a couple other members of the board) have reviewed around 300 PJ bootleg reviews at least, and have listened to god knows how many more. You can find a link to that website with reviews of bootlegs and our favorite shows in my signature. It's hard to narrow it down to one bootleg. Picking one with a setlist you like is a good start, but only a start. Do you care more about sound quality of the boot, crowd volume levels, Ed's vocals, or if the performance doesn't have many errors? Or, are you just looking for an all around great bootleg? Also, most folks are only going to recommend shows they have been to and ones with a lot of rarities (which is fine), but may not necessarily be what you are actually looking for.

    Here are some awesome sounding recent bootlegs, good performances all around, and that are just all around some of the best I have heard: Pittsburgh 2013, Oklahoma City 2013, Philly 1 2013, St Louis 2014, Detroit 2014, and Vienna 2014. Tulsa 14 deserves honorable mention.

    Any questions, I am happy to answer. I love talking bootlegs.

    Very happy that I've been to three of the shows on your list (OKC, St. Louis and Tulsa). Out of the the shows I have been to I completely agree that St. Louis is number one, though I would also recommend Dallas 2013. For shows I didn't go to Charlottesville 2013, Vancouver 2013, and Moline 2014 are my favorites.
  • YLed2YLed2 Des Moines, IAPosts: 5,533
    The almighty MOLINE.
    Bristow, VA - 5.13.10
    East Troy, WI - 9.3.11
    East Troy, WI - 9.4.11
    Atlanta, GA - 9.22.12
    Las Vegas, NV - 10.31.12 (EV)
    Las Vegas, NV - 11.1.12 (EV)
    Chicago, IL - 7.19.13
    Dallas, TX - 11.15.13
    Oklahoma City, OK - 11.16.13
    Seattle, WA - 12.6.13
    Lincoln, NE - 10.9.14
    Moline, IL - 10.17.14
    St. Paul, MN - 10.19.14
    Milwaukee, WI - 10.20.14
    New York, NY - 5.1.16
    New York, NY - 5.2.16
    Boston, MA - 8.5.16
    Boston, MA - 8.7.16
    Chicago, IL - 8.20.16

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