Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
|TRAFFIC - THE LAST GREAT TRAFFIC JAM |
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
"Eclectic" is a description that's been overused to the point of cliché, but it certainly applies to Traffic, whose 1994 U.S. Tour is documented in The Last Great Traffic Jam. Here was a band, formed in the late '60s, who ... more »
Even horrible video editing can't ruin this gem
C. Carlson | CA | 03/21/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I concur with others that the video editing is an abomination. But there are extended segments of pure concert footage and, for the most part, the audio tracks of each song are intact. Traffic is not one of my top 10 bands, but this is one of my top 10 concert DVDs. The music is tight, fresh, artistic, soulful, jamming, rocking, powerful. It is a special moment when a band gets into a groove and can build upon it and pull the audience into that groove with them. It is a rare moment for that groove to be captured on film.
I ripped the audio tracks so that I could enjoy this as an album. I think these recordings are so special that I will probably also get the DualDisk version as well, just to try to get the best audio recordings that I can.