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reLISTEN #14: Live Recordings

Let's discover five captivating live recordings.

Anna von Hausswolff. Photo: Promo

While nothing comes close to the actual experience of live performed music, recordings—if done well—offer a glimpse of the magic and power.

In a long-gone era, amateur recordings of concerts, the so-called bootlegs, were a big thing—despite their abysmal quality. Today, however, people use social media and videos to satisfy their urge to create a lasting token of live music.

And not only the amateur's quality has significantly improved, but also professional endeavours have benefitted from technical advancements. Therefore, live recordings aren't as shoddy as they used to be.

While dusty pieces of live recordings may have a nostalgic value, modern attempts certainly better capture the feeling of live performances.

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