09-22-1991 – Complete Show
Remaster notes: (Full lineage and set list below)
Video mastering/upscaling done by Christopher Hazard
Josh (GratefulDavis) was of great help on this project for the entire month of September.
Video input: 480i
Remastered Video output: 1080p60 (1440×1080 @ 60 Frames Per Second)
Audio has been re-tracked with Charlie Milller’s 24-bit FLAC SBD Master.
Video: 480i source is de-interlaced using motion vectors to achieve a “perfect” 480p60fps (no frame blending, each frame becomes an “image” like true progessive video), each individual frame is exported to a lossless image file (average of 500,000 images per show) and edited individually for spatial/temporal noise, contrast, brightness, and then each frame is ran through numerous neural networks which augment each image using large datasets to “fill in missing data” as needed while trying to not distort the original file. This is how we are able to increase a 480i file to 1080p or 4k using artificial intelligence. This process takes up multiple terabytes per show in storage and requires a lot of heavy duty computational power.
Each sequence of images requires a “best guess” of which dataset will do the best augmentation on each upscale pass, until the images are all at 1080p/4k. The ~500,000 images are then put into Vegas Pro and rendered filtered again (lightly) to filter out temporal noise/artifacts and flickering. Images are re-assembled to create a buttery smooth video. ????
Donation links (All goes to equipment, software, overhead — PERIOD. Every cent goes to keeping this page viable. If it weren’t for past/current donors, this page and all of the videos on it would not exist. Broke graduate student living alone cannot afford what it takes to do this.
One time donations:
Patreon (monthly donations, you choose the amount.)
Brokedown House Production
Taped by Less Than Face Productions
Capture by P.Togos
Synch, Edit, & Author by Kevin Tobin
Video: AUD (Tripod) ~ 2nd Gen Beta (Sony HiFi ESX L-750 Dynamicron)
Transfer: Beta 2nd Gen ~ Sony SL-HF900 Super Beta HiFi ~ Canopus ADVC-300 ~ Firewire ~ HD ~ Sony Vegas 9 (.avi) ~ MPEG2 ~ TMPGEnc MPEG Editor 2 ~ DVD Architect Pro 6 ~ DVD5 & DVD9
[NTSC, 4:3, 8.0 Mbs, 720×480, 29.97 fps]
Audio: SBD ~ DAT & Beta Masters – (shnid=138148)
DAT ~ Panasonic SV-3700 ~ SP/DIF ~ RME Fireface UC ~ USB 2.0 ~ HP EliteBook 8460p ~ Adobe Audition 3.0.1
Beta ~ L-750 ESX-HFB Dynamicron Super HiFi ~ Sony SLO-1800 ~ Sony PCM-601 ESD ~ SP/DIF ~ Mytek Stereo 192 ~ FME Fireface 800 ~ Firewire 400 ~ Lenove K450e ~ WaveLab 6.1
This recording was gratefully supplied by PO & Stucco TINA Holmes and maybe others
Thanks to spamjam for the equipment generosity
Mastering & Editing by acetboy on Pro Tools LE
GEMS Release – April 20, 2017
[LPCM, 1.5 Mbs, 16 Bit, 48 kHz]