DVDylan ID: D2044.br
Recording type: Audience
City/Venue: Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan/Bunkamura Orchard Hall
Date: Tuesday, 26th April 2016

Bunkamura Orchard Hall
Tokyo, Japan
April 26, 2016
DVDylan ID #2044.br
Blu-ray Edition

5-point scale: 3-5+/5+/5+/5+/5+
15-point scale: 8/15/15/15/15/15 (avg. 15:00 A+)
Center balcony (2 cams)

-24-bit sound
-mastered with TEMPGENc Mastering Works 5; authored with TEMPGENc 5

-final show of the 2016 Tokyo concerts
-Dylan sporting white hat and white boots
-highly appreciative audience
-strong, clear, carefully-sung vocals
-superlative and tight band, with Sexton and Herron particularly effective
-eight Sinatra-related songs
-only two 60’s songs and one 70’s song; remainder post-1999
-head-clearing harp solos on “She Belongs To Me” & “Tangled Up In Blue”
-Dylan seems to hold back a laugh near end of “That Old Black Magic”
-Dylan addresses audience in Japanese before the intermission

DISTANCE/POSITION: 8-15 (2 cams, both center balcony, one for close-ups; near pro-shot camera work with frequent panning and zooming to show all players)

AUDIO: 15 (excellent Hide recording)

STEADINESS: 15 (rock steady with only a couple of camera adjustments)

HEADS/OBSTRUCTIONS: 15 (unobstructed except for a passing body before the intermission)

FOCUS: 15 (excellent color, light and focus)

EDITING: Removed a title-page still from the video source that was repeatably used between songs; replaced with stills that matched the action; no other stills needed (see setlist details)

Bob Dylan - vocals, piano & harp
Tony Garnier - electric & standup bass
George Recile - drums & percussion
Stu Kimball - rhythm guitar & marimbas
Charlie Sexton - lead guitar
Donnie Herron - violin, banjo, electric mandolin, pedal steel, lap steel

commercial blu-ray (Alexander)
filmed by unidentified tapers
cameras & production info unknown
shared by HIDE
Blu-Ray > hd > m2ts files > iSkysoft Video Converter 5.3.0 > MP4 > iMovie 6.0.3 > MP4 > TEMPGENc MW 5 > TEMPGENc AW 5 > bdmv folder

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Source: DPA 4061's > MMA6000 > SONY PCM-M10 (24bit/48kHz)
Lineage: SD card > PC > WAV (24bit/48kHz) > Soundforge (Edit) > TLH > FLAC (24bit/48kHz)
flac files > hd > xACT 2.38 > aiff > monbot 1.5 (Sound Studio 3.5.6) > stitch > aiff single file > iMovie 6.0.3

BLU-RAY PRODUCTION PROCESS: Audio and video assets initially edited in iMovie 6.0.3;
converted iMovie file to MP4 file using iSkysoft Video Converter 5.3.0; exported file to TEMPGENc Mastering Works 5 for mastering with 24-bit audio; exported file to TEMPGEnc AW 5 for blu-ray authoring.

Reviewed by yassou on 14th November 2016