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Gov't Mule: The Deepest End Live In Concert
Genre: Stage Performance

Reviewed In Issue 79 (Dec 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Gov't Mule: Warren Haynes, Matt Abts & Danny Louis

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 2.5
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
This three-disc set includes the concert performance, a 14-minute featurette, and a photo gallery on DVD, as well as two audio CDs. There is also a 12-page booklet with photos and notes.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): ATO Records
(Catalog Number): ATO0015
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $26.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): No
(Running Time In Minutes): 186
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 10/07/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Michael Drumm
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Recorded live at The Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 3, 2003, Gov't Mule (and guests) performed "The Deepest End Live In Concert," during the city

DVD Picture:
This stage performance is not anamorphically enhanced and exhibits your typical lower resolution anomalies as a result. Aliasing problems shimmer on the instruments, details have a stair-stepping effect, and the picture can appear downright blurry at times. Other times, sharpness is decent. Smaller home theatre displays may not reveal such distractions so obviously, but the picture is really quite annoying on a seven foot wide screen. On the positive side, the colors are very well balanced, with natural fleshtones, vibrant stage lighting and deep blacks. Contrast and shadow delineation are also quite natural. This 1.78:1 picture serves just fine for fans who just want to enjoy the music of Gov

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