BREAKING: New LivePhish Release 12/12/1992
Phish has announced an archival release of 12/12/92 – The Spectrum in Toronto, Ontario. This 1000 capacity venue got quite a treat with a set chock full of Phishy goodness. Check out the announcement below for more details:
On December 12, 1992, Phish crossed the border to play The Spectrum in Toronto – a dance club with a capacity of about 1,000. Anyone with a LivePhish+ subscription can stream the show right now from the LivePhish App or you can purchase from LivePhish.com and stream via the free App (in your Stash). Downloads are also available at http://livephi.sh/ph921212
In the year surrounding this show, they released four albums on Elektra and their “Hey-Hole” improvisation exercises were yielding increasingly transcendent excursions onstage. This was Phish’s only performance at The Spectrum, their second Canadian gig, and the 20th show on a 21-date tour.
Set I featured Foam, Reba, Split Open And Melt, and All Things Reconsidered, which was deftly woven into both “Bouncing Around The Room” and “Run Like An Antelope”. Set II highlights included a “Maze” opener, “The Curtain” > “Tweezer”, and the Davy Crockett “You Enjoy Myself”. The Toronto “Tweezer” deserves special mention for its multiple themes – from full shred to soaring melodies and bent dissonance. The encore was a rare “Ride Captain Ride” in its only pairing with “Tweezer Reprise” until 2012.
12/12/92 was recorded to DAT by Paul Languedoc and mastered by Fred Kevorkian. To download the show or to listen via the LivePhish App, go here.
Setlist via phish.net
The Spectrum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Soundcheck: Funk Jam, Uncle Pen
Set 1: Llama, Foam, Sparkle, Cavern > Reba, The Landlady, Split Open and Melt, Poor Heart > All Things Reconsidered, Bouncing Around the Room > Run Like an Antelope
Set 2: Maze, Glide, The Curtain > Tweezer > Rift, Guelah Papyrus, You Enjoy Myself, Hold Your Head Up > If I Only Had a Brain > Hold Your Head Up, The Squirming Coil > Golgi Apparatus
Encore: Ride Captain Ride > Tweezer Reprise
 Simpsons, Random Note, and All Fall Down signals.
· All Things Reconsidered tease in Bouncing Around the Room
· All Things Reconsidered and Jean Pierre teases in Run Like an Antelope
· The Ballad of Davy Crockett tease in You Enjoy Myself