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The Other Side of Midnight: Live in New Orleans

GalacticAudio CD
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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New Orleans is a city defined by its unique and colorful history. It's for that reason that most tend to view the place as something of a musical museum while ignoring the town's vibrant and innovative new music. In New Orleans, the hip-hop at the heart of today's culture emerged from an energetic, highly eroticized and occasionally gender-bending music called "bounce". ... Read more in Amazon's Galactic Store

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  • Audio CD (May 3, 2011)
  • Original Release Date: 2011
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Anti
  • ASIN: B004RIAC7C
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #60,295 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

As a follow-up to what may be the definitive New Orleans tribute album, Galactic present a live album that is both a continuation of the diverse musical worlds they explored on YA KAMAY, and a searing document from one of the great live bands of our time. Recorded at the legendary New Orleans club Tipitina s with a host of guests - some like Big Freedia carrying over from YA KA MAY, others like Cyril Neville and Trombone Shorty new to the crew The Other Side of Midnight: Live in New Orleans is an important summation of a band and its intense relationship with its fabled hometown. Only in New Orleans could a night this funky, sweaty and wild also be so profound.

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Galactic at its most collaborative July 4, 2011
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This is Galactic's first official live album in a decade, though countless board tapes and CD-Rs have crossed fans' hands in the interim. As it turned out, 2001's We Love `Em Tonight: Live at Tipitina's signaled a change of course: Singer Theryl "Houseman" DeClouet was soon to go, and from then on Galactic was less of a self-contained band, opening the lineup to a wide cast of singers, rappers, DJs and horn players. They also stopped making studio albums that sounded anything like their live shows; by the time of last year's Ya-Ka-May, looping and sampling were fully integrated into both the performance and the songwriting.

The Other Side of Midnight--like its predecessor, a single CD recorded at Tipitina's--finds Galactic at its most collaborative. And it makes a strong case for the band as a New Orleans Wrecking Crew, able to play vintage funk with Cyril Neville, funky bounce with Big Freedia, street parade with the Soul Rebels Brass Band, and out-there horn jazz with Trombone Shorty and Corey Henry. What you get here that was missing on the last few studio discs is the sound of Galactic as a flesh-and- blood band. The Big Freedia track "Double It" substitutes Stanton Moore's supple drums for the studio version's loops, Rich Vogel's mighty Hammond for the synth whistle, and frantic live energy for the programmed grooves. And it draws a livelier performance out of Freedia, who seems poised to be the first mainstream success out of the once-underground sissy bounce circuit.

On the other hand, the opening "Gossip" is completely faithful to the studio version, which was cut four decades ago as Cyril Neville's one and only solo single. Neville matches his furious delivery on the single, getting extra mileage out of the "funky, funky" chant at the end.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars fan of Ya Ka May? August 25, 2011
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this album is truly geared to those who have purchased and enjoy the previous Ya Ka May album. both albums showcase the versitility of Galactic as musicians- while some of the genres in these albums are not my favorite and won't be on my playlists... they are both good albums- but would not be my recommendation for those Galactic novice fans.
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5.0 out of 5 stars FANTASTIC! May 28, 2011
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I recently just saw Galactic for the first time at Wanee Music Festival this year. They performed an amazing late night set on the last night. This album is performed LIVE which are always the best. If you are debating on making this purchase, you should definitely buy it. You will not be disappointed with your decision!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great! May 17, 2013
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Heard Galactic first on an Indie/college station, liked one of their songs, discovered I liked many more on this album, bought another one of their albums.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great jazz abum October 8, 2013
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I Love this group. Cool jazz at it's best. Different take than a studio album.
That is all I have.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good Stuff March 18, 2013
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Great album...you will find yourself replaying it over and over...Can't wait to see them live again, but this is the next best thing
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5.0 out of 5 stars makes me want to hop in a plane and go to NOLA May 20, 2012
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This album is so good it makes me want to hop in a plane, fly to New Orleans, and go straight to Tipitina's. Galactic brings the heat in this funky, live show. Highly recommend it.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars An exceptional live album.
This is some of New Orleans style music at its finest. Brings all the excitement of a great live concert into your living room.
Published on March 26, 2012 by TJC
5.0 out of 5 stars galactic <3
Galactic is amazing! If you are debating purchasing this cd, the answer is YES GET IT. They have a very unique sound, very dancy and groovy! Read more
Published on November 30, 2011 by kelly
4.0 out of 5 stars Very groovy Very Funky
Bought the album after a friend referred me to them a while back. These guys are very groovy and this album is one of my favorites from them. Read more
Published on November 11, 2011 by janton888
5.0 out of 5 stars Pure New Orleans
Stanton Moore and his boys do it again! This is made in New Orleans, recorded in New Orleans and is a clear portrayal of the music that makes us think of the city. Read more
Published on November 9, 2011 by maxplatt
5.0 out of 5 stars so good!
Such a good funky album! I love it especially Cineramascope with Trombone Shorty. Amazing music! Galactic is amazing, wish I could see them perform this album in New Orleans on New... Read more
Published on November 4, 2011 by Musicloverr
5.0 out of 5 stars Refreshing, Brassy, and Very Funky
I need to preface this review by saying, I wasn't a big fan of some of Galactic's more recent releases. They weren't bad, just not my cup of bourbon. Read more
Published on August 26, 2011 by Smitty
5.0 out of 5 stars The Other Side of Midnight :Live in New Orleans - Galactic
If you love NOLA music this is a must for your collection - GALATIC is one of NOLA greatest bands .Live at Tipatina's do I need to say any more .Simley put Fantastic.
Published on August 23, 2011 by Roland R.
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