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Moreland goes live at Third Man

Tuesday, September 26, 2023 – John Moreland will release "Live At Third Man Records LP" on Nov. 10, 2023.

The Oklahomas native recorded direct-to-acetate at Third Man Records Nashville's Blue Room venue on Nov. 12, 2022."Dim Little Light," from last year's album "Bird in the Ceiling," is out now.

"It was cold, I was tired, the room was blue, the crowd was lovely," Moreland said about the night of his performance.

Third Man Records' live direct-to-acetate recordings take place in the Blue Room in Nashville, TN and are cut exclusively on a 1955 Scully lathe that originally came from King Records in Cincinnati. Recorded live in one-shot, with no overdubs, no redo's, no starting-and-stopping, the process is only available nowadays in TMR's locations in Detroit and Nashville.

The track list is:
Hang Me In The Tulsa County Stars
Dim Little Light
No Glory In Regret
In Times Between
Lies I Chose To Believe
When My Fever Breaks
3:59 AM
You Don't care For Me Enough To Cry

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