Ghost - Overture CD + DVD

SKU 39-DVD-DC-330
Great price on a excellent document by this long-standing Japanese new-psychedelic/progressive band. The CD is almost an hour long and the DVD is 90' and is in stereo and 5.1 surround.

"At sunset on the night of October 9th, 2006, a crowd gathered at Nippon Yusen Soko, a converted warehouse space located on Yokahama Bay. For this event, Ghost played entirely improvised material. Improvisation is the wellspring of creation for Ghost, both live and in the studio, though they've never made an entire album of improvisations until now. In order to not miss a single inspiration, Ghost brought their orchestra's-worth of instrumentation, playing bass, drums, piano, electric and acoustic guitars, saxophones, flute, tin-whistle, bells, frame drums, lute, tabla-baya, waterphone and even tapes! The performance space was chosen for its sonic qualities such as natural reverb as well as its resemblance to Potala Palace in Lhasa - an ancient meditation retreat. Band members were spaced apart to prevent eye contact and allow distance for the reverberations to unfold between them - which in turn, were recorded by four microphones spaced distantly from the band and faced toward the walls, in order to catch the sound in the room with the audience present as well as the echo of that sound. The CD performance is an edited version of the evening's events - but the DVD is a completely live, four-camera view into the collective journey of Ghost and their audience."
  • Format TypeNTSC
  • Region CodingAll Region
  • LabelDrag City
  • UPC781484033097
Your Price $21.00

Customer Reviews

Average Rating

This shows what this band's fans have known all along...that a Ghost concert can transport you to very interesting and spiritual realms. The DVD here is a fabulous document of a rare one off experience that looks and sounds fantastic....with elements of "free jazz" and psychedelic folk mixed in the best of ways. I dropped a "star" in my rating because the audio CD loses a little something from the editing that was needed to make it fit on a comapct disc. But over all this is a perfect way to experience Ghost's live performance side(add in their other live DVD and you've got a full view). Excellent musicians caught in top form.
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