Big Black Live Guide

1986

02/21/86 - Graystone Hall, Detroit, MI
Other Performers
    Die Kreuzen



05/02/86 - Graystone Hall, Detroit, MI
Other Performers
    Chris and Cosey



05/17/86 - No Bar & Grill, Muncie, IN
Set
    Passing Complexion Ready Men Fists Of Love Big Money Cables Pigeon Kill Jordan, Minnesota The Crack Up RIP

Circulating Recordings
  • SBD #1 - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official LP [Sound Of Impact]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 30 min / A+
    • Missing "Fists Of Love."
    • Missing some banter that is present on AMT #1.
    • Songs are out of order.

  • AMT #1 - amateur video (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: VHS(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 40 min / B
    • Missing "Passing Complexion" and "Ready Men".
    • "Fists of Love" cuts in.
    • Shot on the right side of the stage.
    • It's not certain if this is from a real VHS(1) tape or not.

Other Performers
    Modern Vending



??/??/86 - unknown venue, Minneapolis, MN
Set (incomplete)
    Jordan, Minnesota Cables Pigeon Kill Kerosene

Notes
  • The date might be 1985/10/05 at 7th St. Entry.

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official LP [Sound Of Impact]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 20 min / A+


07/05/86 - Graystone Hall, Detroit, MI
Set
    Fists Of Love Big Money Cables Pigeon Kill Passing Complexion Ready Men I Can't Believe Kerosene Jordan, Minnesota Heartbeat

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B
    • "Heartbeat" cuts out.


07/11/86 - Cafe Voltaire, Milwaukee, WI
Set
    Fists Of Love Big Money Passing Complexion Cables Pigeon Kill Ugly American Kerosene RIP Heartbeat

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 35 min / B

Other Performers
    Appliances-SFB



07/13/86 - CBGB's, New York, NY
Set
    Fists Of Love Big Money Passing Complexion Cables Pigeon Kill Ugly American Kerosene (part of) Daytripper (jam) Kerosene Rema Rema

Notes
  • During "Kerosene" Roland blows up and Peter Prescott of Volcano Suns joins them on drums.

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B
    • A transfer of this show with the "Pig Pile" video on the same DVD is very out-of-synch.

Other Performers
    Live Skull Volcano Suns Great Plains



11/23/86 - Archway, Manchester, United Kingdom
Set
    Fists Of Love L Dopa Dead Billy Cables Pigeon Kill Passing Complexion Kerosene Deep Six Jordan, Minnesota

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: XX min / X


11/24/86 - The Clarendon Hotel, London, United Kingdom
Set
    Fists Of Love L Dopa Big Money Dead Billy Cables Pigeon Kill Kerosene Jordan, Minnesota

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: XX min / X


11/25/86 - Paard Van Troje, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Set
    Fists Of Love Fists Of Love L Dopa Big Money Dead Billy Cables Pigeon Kill Passing Complexion Kerosene Jordan, Minnesota Bad Penny Deep Six RIP Rema Rema

Notes
  • The band mess up "Fists Of Love" halfway through and starts over.

Circulating Recordings
  • SBD #1a - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Official LP [Sound Of Impact]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 10 min / A+
    • Only includes "Bad Penny", "Deep Six", "RIP" and "Rema Rema".

  • SBD #1b - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: FM > ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 25 min / A
    • Only includes "Passing Complexion", "Kerosene", "Bad Penny", "Jordan, Minnesota", "RIP", and "Rema Rema".

  • SBD #1c - soundboard audio
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: Unofficial CD [Live]
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / A


11/28/86 - Effenar, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Set
    Fists Of Love I'm A Mess Big Money Steelworker Cables Pigeon Kill L Dopa Kerosene Jordan, Minnesota Bad Penny RIP Rema Rema Passing Complexion

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Vivanco EM 160 > Sony WM-D6C
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 50 min / A-
    • Some circulating copies includes an interview after the show.


??/??/86 - unknown venue, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Set (incomplete)
    Cables Kerosene Passing Complexion RIP

Circulating Recordings
  • SBD #1 - soundboard audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: soundboard > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: FM > ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 15 min / B+
    • "RIP" cuts out after 30 seconds.
    • Has interviews with the band between songs.


12/01/86 - Rose Club, Cologne, West Germany
Set
    Fists Of Love I'm A Mess Big Money Steelworker Cables Pigeon Kill L Dopa Kerosene Jordan, Minnesota Bad Penny RIP Grinder Ugly American Rema Rema Dead Billy

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Vivanco EM 160 > Sony WM-D6C
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / A



12/02/86 - Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium
Set
    Fists Of Love Passing Complexion Big Money Dead Billy Cables Pigeon Kill L Dopa Kerosene Jordan, Minnesota Bad Penny Crack I'm A Mess Ugly American Steelworker Ream Rema

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 55 min / B+


12/03/86 - Zentrum Altenberg, Oberhausen, West Germany
Set
    Fists Of Love Passing Complexion Big Money Dead Billy Cables Pigeon Kill Ugly American Kerosene Steelworker L Dopa Jordan, Minnesota Bad Penny RIP I'm A Mess Rema Rema Deep Six

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B
    • "Passing complexion" cuts out.
    • Missing "Big Money".

  • AUD #2 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(1)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / B+


12/04/86 - Quartier Latin, Berlin, West Germany
Set
    Fists Of Love Passing Complexion Big Money Dead Billy Cables Pigeon Kill L Dopa Kerosene Steelworker Ugly American Jordan, Minnesota Bad Penny

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio (incomplete)
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 45 min / B
    • "Bad Penny" cuts out.


12/05/86 - Circus, Gammelsdorf, West Germany
Set
    Fists Of Love Passing Complexion Big Money Dead Billy Cables Pigeon Kill L Dopa Kerosene Steelworker Ugly American Jordan, Minnesota I'm A Mess RIP Bad Houses Bad Penny Rema Rema

Circulating Recordings
  • AMT #1 - amateur video
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: VHS(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B+



12/06/86 - Kir, Hamburg, West Germany
Set
    Fists Of Love Passing Complexion Big Money Dead Billy Cables Pigeon Kill L Dopa Kerosene Steelworker Ugly American Jordan, Minnesota I'm A Mess Bad Penny RIP Rema Rema Bad Houses

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: Aiwa CM 30 > Sony WM-D6C
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(M)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 65 min / B+
    • "Bad Penny" cuts out.


12/31/86 - The Rathskeller, Boston, MA
Set
    Fists Of Love Passing Complexion Big Money Dead Billy Cables Pigeon Kill L Dopa Kerosene Steelworker Ugly American Jordan, Minnesota Bad Penny RIP

Circulating Recordings
  • AUD #1 - audience audio
    • Equipment: unknown > unknown
    • Lowest Generation: ANA(x)
    • Length / Sound Quality: 60 min / B+
    • There are digital problems on some circulating CDR copies, most noticeable during "Bad Penny" and "RIP".


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