LIVE NIRVANA Concert Chronology September 25, 1993 - NBC Studios (Saturday Night Live), New York, NY, US

  • NIRVANA
    • Kurt Cobain (vocals, guitar)
    • Krist Novoselic (bass)
    • Dave Grohl (drums, backing vocals)
    • Pat Smear (guitar)
  • Alex MacLeod (tour manager)
  • Craig Montgomery (assistant sound engineer)
  • Earnie Bailey (guitar technician)
  • Jay Vicari (sound engineer)
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Load In
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Soundcheck
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Doors
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NIRVANA Showtime
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  1. Heart-Shaped Box
  2. Rape Me
  1. Heart-Shaped Box
  2. Rape Me
  • 1993-09-25, NBC, Saturday Night Live
PRO #1
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
TV > VHS(1) > DVDR/FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
08 min / 9.5
Notes:
• Multi camera PRO-shot video, with soundboard audio.
• Has different camera angles and a different audio mix from PRO #2a and PRO #2b.
• Original, live broadcast on NBC.
PRO #2a
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
HDTV > MKV/FLAC
Length / Sound Quality:
08 min / 10
Notes:
• Multi camera PRO-shot video, with soundboard audio.
• More complete, but lower quality than PRO #2b.
• Has different camera angles and a different audio mix from PRO #1.
• Professionally mixed by Jay Vicari.
• Rebroadcast April 2016 on NBC, Comedy Central, and E!
PRO #2b
Equipment:
Soundboard > Unknown
Lowest Generation:
Official CD[Saturday Night Live - The Musical Performances, Volume 2]
Length / Sound Quality:
03 min / 10
Notes:
• Multi camera PRO-shot video, with soundboard audio.
• Less complete, but higher quality than PRO #2a.
• Has different camera angles and a different audio mix from PRO #1.
• Includes only "Rape Me".
• Professionally mixed by Jay Vicari.
• The DVD version has applause over the beginning of the song (like the TV broadcast) and talking over the end of the song, unlike the CD version.
PRO #3

The soundcheck/rehearsal was taped.

  • The dress rehearsal and the night show was filmed in Studio 8H.
  • At this dress rehearsal on the night of the show, the band ran through the two songs in front of a live audience.
  • The dress rehearsal was the first performance in front of an audience with Pat Smear on second guitar.
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