DVDylan ID: D1137
Recording type: Audience
City/Venue: Tropicana Casino & Resort, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Date: Saturday, 18th November 2000

12/14/14/14/13 (avg. 13.75 A)
Left balcony 5˙

-different camera from same angle but closer to the balcony rail
-not as many close-ups, but steadier and less obstructed
-same excellent soomlos audio
-all new footage except for one fill

-loud pop as house speaker goes out @5:28:13 and stays out until 2:27:20; Dylan appears unfazed and continues to play
-terrific setlist with sweet harmonies from Larry and Charlie
-fire marshall comes on stage to clear fans from stage front before encores
-fine renditions of"If Dogs Run Free" and "Tombstone Blues"
-mean harp on "Drifter's Escape"
-terrific lead exchanges by Larry and Charlie on "Tombstone Blues" and "Cat's In The Well"

(ratings below are for VS 1)

DISTANCE/POSITION: 12 (good panning and zooming, but not as many close-ups as VS 2)

AUDIO: 15 (superb soomlos LB-3550)

STEADINESS: 13 (some shakiness at the start and between songs, but quite steady throughout performances)

HEADS/OBSTRUCTIONS: 13 (fans pass quickly back and forth in front of balcony rail, but not too distracting)

FOCUS: 13 (a bit soft at times, but good color and resolution)

EDITING: audio added to add applause to opening titles; audio boost needed when speaker blows on song 2; audio and video editing needed for the break before the encore and for the fire marshall's announcement; VS 2 needed for off-target part of song 6)

VS 1 (2 mini-dv tapes; new to circulation; look to be copies from master)
used this source unless otherwise indicated in details
Left balcony 5˙
Taper: Unidentified
Shared by Tom P. & raygun
2 mini-dv tapes > CANON ZR700 NTSC Camcorder > iMovie 6.03

VS 2 (Hi8 tape; source of D032/D032.su)
Looks to be 2nd gen copy
used only for ooff-target part of song 6
5/4/4/4/4 (DVDylan rating)
Left balcony 10˙
Taper: Unidentified
Shared by Tom P. & raygun
Hi8 tape > Sony Digital Video Camera Recorder (DCR-TRV480) > iMovie 6.0.3.

Taper: soomlos
Shared by blindwilly
no info about source
excellent sound [A]
flac > DropBox > Toast Titanium 11.0.4 > Sd2f disk images > iMovie 6.0.3

Produced by yassou on a MacBook Pro running Lion 10.7.5 and Apple software.
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)

LB notes for LB-3550:
Late show, Source: soomlos, FOB, Center Left, Core-Sound > Sony D8, Transfer:, Sony D8 > Tascam CD-RW700 > EAC > Adobe Audition 1.0 > CD Wave > mkwACT > SHN, Notes:, * The house sound went out @ 2:31 of d1t03 and didn't come back on until 4:11 of d1t04, ^ During the break, before the encore, there was an announcement from the stage that the fire marshall was in the building and threatening to cancel the rest of the show unless everyone returned to their seats; bittorrent download 02/06; different recording than LB-3276 with similar sound quality that one being a little warmer and fuller sound; excellent sound [A]

Reviewed by yassou on 26th January 2014