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)
  • No Info
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]
Official DVD[Saturday Night Live - 25 Years Of Music]
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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