Without a Net

Without a Net


In the Summer of 1989, word was out that The Grateful Dead were recording their summer tour for an upcoming live album. Thankfully, word later spread that they were also recording the magnificent Fall Tour of 1989. And then the equally great Spring Tour of 1990. Just before the Dead split for Europe in the Fall of 1990, they surprised their fans with the release of the long-awaited live album, showing off their late-Brent era excellence. Mixed from the 24-track analog master tapes, the album was a sonic wonder, filled with some of the best material played by the Dead on the last tours featuring Brent Mydland, who would pass away before the album was completed. Included on the album is a beautiful rendition of Dear Mr. Fantasy, a late addition to the track list, as a tribute to Brent, to whom the album is dedicated. Also of note is the famous “Eyes Of The World” from Nassau Coliseum with Branford Marsalis, a ripping “China Cat Sunflower” “I Know You Rider,” and classic first set material from the era, including “Althea,” “Cassidy,” and “Let It Grow.” A sonic masterpiece and energetic tour de force. – 3LPs of live Dead! Over two hours of historic performances from October 1989-April 1990. Newly Mastered by GRAMMY® Award-winning engineer David Glasser. Produced for release by David Lemieux.

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Review: Without a Net – A Must-Have for Grateful Dead Fans!

Experience the Magic of the Grateful Dead Live!

Are you ready to embark on a musical journey that will transport you back to the golden era of the Grateful Dead? Look no further than “Without a Net,” the long-awaited live album capturing the band’s mesmerizing performances from October 1989 to April 1990. This monumental release showcases the Dead at the peak of their late-Brent era excellence, delivering a sonic masterpiece and an energetic tour de force.

Immerse Yourself in the Magnificent Fall Tour of 1989

Step into the time machine and relive the magic of The Grateful Dead’s iconic Fall Tour of 1989. Mixed from the 24-track analog master tapes, “Without a Net” offers over two hours of historic performances that will leave you craving more. Indulge in the mesmerizing melodies of classics like “Althea,” “Cassidy,” and “Let It Grow.” Feel the energy surge through your veins as the band unleashes their signature improvisational prowess on tracks like “China Cat Sunflower” and “I Know You Rider.”

A Tribute to Brent Mydland – A Musical Genius

Brent Mydland, the beloved keyboardist of The Grateful Dead, left an indelible mark on the band’s musical legacy. “Without a Net” pays homage to his extraordinary talent with a beautiful rendition of “Dear Mr. Fantasy.” This late addition to the tracklist serves as a heartfelt tribute to Brent, who tragically passed away before the album’s completion. Prepare to be moved by the emotional depth and raw passion of this performance.

Unforgettable Collaborations – Branford Marsalis Joins the Dead

As if the album couldn’t get any better, “Without a Net” features the legendary Branford Marsalis joining forces with The Grateful Dead on the enchanting “Eyes Of The World” from Nassau Coliseum. Witness the fusion of two musical powerhouses as they create an extraordinary moment in music history. This collaboration is a testament to the Dead’s ability to transcend genres and captivate audiences with their unique sound.

Unparalleled Sound Quality – A Sonic Wonder

Thanks to the meticulous remastering by GRAMMY® Award-winning engineer David Glasser, “Without a Net” offers unparalleled sound quality that will transport you to the front row of a Dead concert. Every instrument shines through with crystal clarity, allowing you to fully appreciate the intricate layers of the band’s live performances. Prepare yourself for an auditory feast like no other.

Get Your Hands on a Piece of History

This three-LP set is an essential addition to any Grateful Dead fan’s collection. With its captivating artwork and meticulously crafted packaging, “Without a Net” is more than just a record – it’s a piece of history. Immerse yourself in the magic of the Dead’s live performances from 1989 to 1990 and experience the thrill of being part of their legendary concerts.

Don’t Miss Out – Order Your Copy Today!

Whether you’re a die-hard Deadhead or a music aficionado seeking a transcendent listening experience, “Without a Net” is an absolute must-have. Order your copy today and let the Grateful Dead transport you to a world of musical enchantment. It’s time to revive the spirit of the Dead – are you ready?

Without a Net – A Must-Have Live Album for Grateful Dead Fans

Without a Net – A Must-Have Live Album for Grateful Dead Fans

Are you a devoted Grateful Dead fan? Do you crave the electrifying energy of their live performances? If so, then “Without a Net” is the record you’ve been waiting for. This remarkable live album captures the essence of the Dead’s late-Brent era, showcasing their unparalleled excellence during the Fall Tour of 1989, the Spring Tour of 1990, and more.

  • Immerse yourself in over two hours of historic performances that span from October 1989 to April 1990.
  • Experience the sonic wonder of freshly remastered tracks, expertly mixed from the original 24-track analog master tapes by GRAMMY® Award-winning engineer David Glasser.
  • Indulge in the musical genius of Brent Mydland, whose untimely passing adds poignancy and significance to this album.
  • Discover a hidden gem with the heartrending tribute to Brent, “Dear Mr. Fantasy,” beautifully rendered by the band.
  • Feel the exhilaration of the famous “Eyes Of The World” performance from Nassau Coliseum featuring the incredible saxophone skills of Branford Marsalis.
  • Let the infectious energy of “China Cat Sunflower,” “I Know You Rider,” “Althea,” “Cassidy,” and “Let It Grow” transport you back to the era when these songs were first performed.
  • Marvel at the sonic masterpiece and tour de force that is this 3LP set of live Dead. Each track is a testament to the band’s extraordinary talent and their ability to captivate audiences.

“Without a Net” is more than just an album; it is a time capsule that immortalizes the essence of the Grateful Dead’s live performances during an important period in their history. Whether you were lucky enough to witness these shows firsthand or you’re a new fan eager to delve into the band’s rich musical legacy, this record is a must-have addition to your collection.

So, don’t miss out on this extraordinary musical journey. Get your hands on “Without a Net” and let the magic of the Grateful Dead transport you to a place where time stands still and music reigns supreme.

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