, attached to 1989-05-09

Review by TheEmu

TheEmu The highlight of the first set is a pretty fierce Mike’s Groove, although I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of that Wilson-> Peaches combo with Trey doing the Peaches intro vocally. The YEM that starts Set II is absolutely smoking and the vocal jam devolves into Trey cracking himself up and then introducing Fishman’s bass drum with enthusiasm. La Grange is pretty strong, and the Slave is heavy on swelling effects, but Esther gets outright sloptastic toward the end. The Antelope is CRAZY hot!! Very nice! The whole Sofi Dillof/Joe thing was…um…so, yeah, that happened…anyway, Harpua is of course always fun, but this one has the extra amusement of a twice-shot ass, which I recommend for a chuckle. Finally, it's always nice to have a full-band rendition of Whipping Post, and while this isn't the greatest version, it's still pretty solid. Due to a great setlist, above-average versions of Mike's, 'Paug and YEM, and a totally SMOKING hot Antelope, I'm going with 4 Stars.


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