Bootleg Washtenaw: Vulfpeck live at The Blind Pig, April 24, 2015 (plus a new LP)


Vulfpeck at The Blind Pig, 2015

An occasional series highlighting live recordings made in Washtenaw County.

Vulfpeck began in 2011 as students in U-M's school of music. Last year the band sold out Madison Square Garden, which you can watch here.

Between those extremes, the jammy funk band regularly played The Blind Pig, and the enthusiastic live-music guy known as DSA was there to document it with five cameras and a multitrack recording direct from the soundboard. The gig sounds and looks great, and Vulfpeck, as ever, has a lot of fun.

Now based in Los Angeles and sundry other locales, Vulfpeck also released a new album, The Joy of Music, the Job of Real Estate, on October 2020.

Check out The Blind Pig concert and stream The Joy of Music, the Job of Real Estate below:

April 24, 2015, Blind Pig, Ann Arbor, MI


01. Fugue State 00:00
02. Speedwalker 03:51
03. First Place 08:16
04. Birdwatcher 14:02
05. A Walk to Remember 18:14
06. My First Car 25:45
07. Reelin' in the Years 30:39
08. Skymall 35:59
09. Beastly 40:13
10. 1612* 46:37
11. Wait for the Moment* 52:30
12. It Gets Funkier 57:32
13. Christmas in L.A. 1:05:45
14. Tell Me Something Good* 1:12:47
15. December 1963 (Oh What a Night) 1:21:41
(* - with Antwaun Stanley, vocals)

sources: audio - soundboard multitrack: Allen And Heath GL 2400 direct outs (with Microtech Gefell 210s for room) - Studio Projects 8ch pres (post desk leveling) Alesis HD24 hard disk recorder @ 24bit 48kHz - Pro Tools 10 video: 5 camera capture: 3 Panasonic HMC150s, 1 Panasonic Lumix GH4, 1 Panasonic Lumix GH3 (cameras begin sequentially - audio was verified before all cameras were started, so some footage is missing on cams 3-5 for the first tunes) recorded and filmed by ACR mixing, mastering, and video post by DSA FOH sound engineered by Jonah T.

Christopher Porter is a library technician and the editor of Pulp.