Thursday, August 31, 2006

This Heat : Live In Krefeld

The semi-official This Heat live album recorded at a concert in Krefeld, Germany, 1980. Cassette-only independent German release, later re-released also in vinyl format. Bootleged under the title Cold Storage. The initial cassettes were carefuly done 1:1 copies on CrO2 tapes with subsequent very good sound. The group was at the height of it's powers, working like a clockwork. Power, nicely captured. Contains also one truly great unreleased song.
Krefeld

8 Comments:

Blogger ShardsOfBeauty said...

Thanks so much for this, I have a few-generations-removed cassette that still sounds good.

I started a new blog, inspired by yours and a few others... I'm mostly going to focus on 80's cassette culture stuff.

http://shardsofbeauty.blogspot.com/

link if you like...

10:15 PM  
Blogger Lucky said...

Merci for ANOTHER excellent This Heat release!

I heard bits & pieces of it found on the web, now finally here's the entire cassette. A great find!

This Heat, Camberwell Now and the solo work from Charles Hayward is definately some of most awesome music I had the pleasure to listen to!

Thanks a lot!

9:42 AM  
Blogger herr Ärmel said...

Yaaapaduu, I was at this fantastic concert in Krefeld (when I remember right the location was named 'Haus Blumenthal'), never know that there exist a tape,
thanks a lot for this, I have tears of joy in my eyes
herr Ärmel
dorfdisco braunsfeld

1:46 PM  
Anonymous rz said...

thanks shards. it always seemed to me that it's better to have a singular theme for a blog than to wander in too many directions. you have a very nice concept. keep on..!
mr.lucky, i agree with you 100%, as usual!
herr armel, very interesting. it would be wonderful if you'd have any further recollections of that particular night to share with us?
thanks folks!
z

3:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've just come across your amazing blog - what a joy to find some of this stuff - but what a disaster to find the Live In Krefeld link has been deleted.
Could you repost it??
Thanks!!
chris_busker@yahoo.co.uk

8:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for reposting this - a true wonder that I've wanted to hear for decades!
Chris B

1:31 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

many many thanx for your blog. unfortunately my copy of live in krefeld (the original cassette) is lost somewhere... please post again, thank you.

9:40 AM  
Blogger Jack Balchin said...

Yeh, that was a goo night out indeed.

Jack Balchin

9:33 AM  

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