The Velvet Underground

The Warlocks/The Falling Spikes

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Extremely murky recordings of live material from shows in November 1966. This is not the same as the 1966 bootleg, which has about an hour of meandering improvisation; these are six actual songs from their debut album. From the sound of things, this dates from the same source as the 1966 album, as the fidelity also indicates that somebody taped it on a crappy audience recorder. It's evident that the Velvets could approximate the sound of the LP onstage, but the substandard sonics eliminate any actual listening pleasure.