Balc. L30°
4.3 (8 votes)
DVDylan ID: D1082
Recording type: Audience
City/Venue: Normal, IL, USA/Illinois State University, Redbird Arena
Date: Saturday, 13th February 1999
Never-Ending Tour Concert #1060

Special thanks for the video to TOM P. & RAYGUN.
Additional thanks for the audio to SULLYLOVE & BLINDWILLY.
Edited, sound upgraded & authored by YASSOU.
  • Disk 1 (52:34:07) (Songs 1-9/Tracks 1-11)

    -Opening Titles [fade in to titles over 24:20 still]
    -Introduction [missing/5:28 still]
    -Gotta Serve Somebody [missing/11 stills]
    -Million Miles [missing/14 stills]
    -Watching The River Flow [missing/16 stills]
    -She Belongs To Me [missing/19 stills]
    -Silvio [clipped 1:29:25/5 stills]
    -Cocaine Blues

    -Masters Of War [start obstructed 2:19:17/3 stills]
    -Love Minus Zero/No Limit

    -Tangled Up In Blue [end Disk 1 message]
  • Disk 2 (42:39:23) (Songs 10-16/Tracks 12-21)

    -Opening Titles [fade in to titles]
    -Make You Feel My Love
 [encore break cut/audio cut to match; CDs split before next song]
    -Introduction Of Horn Players
    -Ballad Of A Thin Man
    -Band Introductions
    -Highway 61 Revisited [encore break cut/audio cut to match; CDs split before next song]
    -Love Sick [obstr/cut 1:18:01/3 stills; cut 39:07/2 stills]
    -Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
    -Blowin' In The Wind [only have 9:23 fragment/11 stills]
    -Not Fade Away [clipped 50:26/2 stills; cut 22:10 @39:55:19/1 still; cut 13:23 at end/2 stills]
    -End Thanks & Credits [thanks/credits/salute/fadeout]
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Number of discs: 2
Running time: 01:35:14
Video standard: NTSC
Authoring: DVDs with menu and chapters are circulating
Disk author's rating: 45+555-

Off master Hi8 tape shared by Tom P. & raygun.
Hi8 tape > Sony Digital Video Camera Recorder (DCR-TRV480) > iMovie 6.0.3.

Audio taped by Sullylove & uploaded to HungerCity by blindwilly.
HC download > flac > xACT 2.20 > aiff > Toast Titanium 11.0.4 > SD II disk images > iMovie 6.0.3.

All work done on a MacBook Pro using Lion 10.7.5. Audio and video assets edited in iMovie 6.0.3; authored, multiplexed and burned to VIDEO_TS folder in iDVD 7.1.2 (Professional Quality 2-pass variable bit rate encoding)

Disk author's rating: 4/5+/5/5/5-

Distance/Position: 4 (not a quality rating, of course)
Sound: 5+ (highly-rated at the LosslessBob site and by member feedback at HungerCity)
Heads: 5
Steadiness: 5
Focus/Color/Resolution: 5- (no vertical-hold problems on my computer screen or "up-converting" blu-ray player; sourced from off-master Hi8 tape released for the first time for this project)

Uniqueness: 5+ (the only DVD with Setzer and his Orchestra)
Performance: 5 (comparable to any of the 1999 concerts that I've worked on and watched)

Averages out to a '5' as far as I'm concerned.

Reviewed by yassou on 21st May 2013