DVDylan ID: D1172
Recording type: Audience
City/Venue: Sydney/Entertainment Centre & Auckland/Vektor Arena
Date: Monday, 30th November -0001


BOB DYLAN
Sydney and Auckland 2011
"Down by the Waterfront Docks"
Sydney Entertainment Centre
Sydney, Australia (April 27 & 28, 2011)
Vektor Arena
Auckland, New Zealand (April 30, 2011)

DVD 1 (Sydney 27-April): 58:58:15
DVD 2 (Sydney 28-April & Auckland 30-April): 52:36:24
PAL
DVDylan ID #1172

PERFORMANCE/HIGHLIGHTS/LOWLIGHTS/SPECIAL MOMENTS:
-solid performances throughout
-plenty of great harp by Dylan, especially on Auckland "This Wheel's On Fire" and "Tangled Up In Blue"
-enthusiastic audiences
-stunning close-ups on Auckland "This Wheel's On Fire" and "Forever Young"
-Astoundingly powerful vocal on Auckland "Gonna Change My Way Of Thinking."

DISTANCE/POSITION: various (see VIDEO SOURCES below)

AUDIO: (all excellent/see AUDIO SOURCES below)

STEADINESS: (see VIDEO SOURCES below)

HEADS/OBSTRUCTIONS: (see VIDEO SOURCES below)

FOCUS/COLOR/LIGHT: (see VIDEO SOURCES below)

EDITING: All but two songs (Aukland "Tangled Up In Blue" and "Ballad Of A Thin Man") are complete except for some off-target parts and various clips and end cuts that required stills. See setlist details.

Special thanks for the video to AUDIOWHORE, HINDCOL, RW & COOPS2009.
Additional thanks for the audio to AUDIOWHORE, GODFATHER & BLINDWILLY.
Edited, sound upgraded & authored by YASSOU.

VIDEO SOURCES & LINEAGE:
VS 1:
Sydney (27-April-11)
5-point scale: 3➛4-/3/4/5+/5
position: Left Balcony 45˙
filmer: audiowhore
shared by audiowhore via flash drive
camera: Panasonic DMC-TZ10
Panasonic DMC-TZ10 > MTS files > flash drive > hd > Toast Titanium 11.0.4 > MP4 files > iMovie 6.0.3

VS 2:
Sydney (27-April-11)
5-point scale: 3/3/5/5/5-
position: Left balcony 20˙
filmer: unknown
camera: unknown
shared by RW & coops2009 via WeTransfer (coops2009 #D1180)
?? > DVD > vob files > WeTransfer > hd > iMovie 6.0.3

VS 3:
Sydney (28-April 11)
5-point scale: 3➛5+/4/4/5-/5
position: Right floor 10˙
filmer: audiowhore
shared by audiowhore via flash drive
camera: Panasonic DMC-TZ10
Panasonic DMC-TZ10 > MTS files > flash drive > hd > Toast Titanium 11.0.4 > MP4 files > iMovie 6.0.3

VS 4:
Sydney (28-April-11)
5-point scale: 3➛4-/4/5-/5+/5
position: Center balcony
Auckland (30-April-11)
5-point scale: 3/4/5-/5+/5
position: Right balcony 30˙
filmer: hindcol
camera: Fujifilm JZ photo camera to AVI files
shared by hindcol via DIME tracker
camera > avi > DIME tracker > hd > iMovie 6.0.3

VS 5:
Auckland (30-April-11):
5-point scale: 2/4/5/4-/5-
position: Right balcony 30˙
filmer: unknown
camera: unknown
shared by coops2009 via WeTransfer (coops2009 #D1404)
vob files > WeTransfer > hd > iMovie 6.0.3

VS 6: (30-April-11):
5-point scale: 2➛3/3-/3-/4
position: Left rear 20˙
filmer: unknown
camera: unknown
shared by coops2009 via WeTransfer (coops2009 #D1180)
vob files > WeTransfer > hd > iMovie 6.0.3


AUDIO SOURCES & LINEAGE:
AS 1:
Sydney (27-April 11):
taper: audiowhore
LB-9561 (upgraded)
LB-rating: A- (LB-9561 upgrade not rated, but clearly excellent)
shared by audiowhore
location: half-way back up in the left bleachers
equipment: SP-CMC-8 > Samson PM-4
taping lineage: SP-CMC-8 > Samson PM-4 > Sony MZ-NH1 -> flac
DVD editing lineage: flac > hd > Toast Titanium 11.0.4 > SD II disc images > iMovie 6.0.3
transfer lineage: master MD > Sony MDS-JE780 > Audition > ASM > FLAC8 >
(2015 transfer from master minidisc, same source as LB-9561, but this is a new upgraded transfer for use with the video files)

AS 2:
Sydney (28-April 11):
taper: unknown (Godfather bootleg)
LB-9566
LB rating: A
shared by audiowhore & blindwilly
location: unknown
equipment: unknown
taping lineage: unknown
DVD editing lineage: flac > hd > Toast Titanium 11.0.4 > SD II disc images > iMovie 6.0.3

AS 3:
Auckland (30-April-11):
taper: billie
LB-9335
LB rating: not rated, but clearly excellent
shared by audiowhore & blindwilly
location: Row 9 in front of left speaker stacks
equipment: Sony PCM-D50 with on-board mics
taping lineage: CoolEdit (normalisation) -> CD Wave (track splitting) -> flac
DVD editing lineage: flac > hd > Toast Titanium 11.0.4 > SD II disc images > iMovie 6.0.3

DVD PRODUCTION PROCESS:
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)

Reviewed by yassou on 12th March 2015