Fetch the Dead Of The Day, from thousands of concerts made available online by the Grateful Dead and their fans. The Dead Of The Day Web app runs right in your web browser (desktop or mobile): just click on the link below to bring it up. The app provides a simple and elegant interface to listen to Grateful Dead concerts from the Internet Archive, which houses the most extensive collection of live recordings ever assembled.
At the push of the Fetch button, the Dead Of The Day app selects and streams a song from a concert played on the current date, week, or month from the band’s 30 years of touring. The simple media player interface displays the concert venue, date, and song list, and lets you navigate through the concert – pause and restart playback, skip or repeat songs, select a specific song from the concert. You can set concert search preferences according to your taste – choose crystal-clear soundboard feeds or rowdy, smoky audience recordings; select from your favorite years and decades; search for a concert from today’s date, this month, or any day. And you can save your favorite concerts for repeated enjoyment.
Whether you’re a die-hard Deadhead or just discovering the Dead, you’re sure to enjoy thousands of hours of the best live music ever recorded.
Have you had your Dead Of The Day?
Recommended daily dose: unlimited.
Note on bandwidth
The recordings in the Internet Archive are of high quality and thus use a lot of bandwidth; the average bitrate is around 150 to 200 kilobits per second, or about 1 to 1.5 Megabytes per minute. Thus a complete concert can be between 200 and 300 Megabytes; if you have a limited data plan, you’ll want to monitor your data usage.
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