|1999-12-30||Light Up||Big Cypress, FL||10:07||A wonderful compact jam that starts with some dark energy but soon enough taps into classic '99 sounds and soars into the stratosphere. Welcome to Big Cypress.|
|1999-12-30||LxL||Big Cypress, FL||11:15||The wild Big Cypress version showcases some cool staccato playing (see also "Plinko") in the middle and an unusual jamming style, while still staying pretty close to the normal theme.|
|1999-12-30||Wilson||Big Cypress, FL||6:44||Though the band starts in a metal chug similar to other versions in the era, Mike is in a much more exploratory mood than normal, bringing the band briefly into a major key, and later initiating several interesting rhythmic exchanges.|
|1999-12-30||Tweezer||Big Cypress, FL||16:50||A stunning, gorgeous jam.|
|1999-12-30||Mike's||Big Cypress, FL||15:27||"Immigrant Song" teasing early on sets the tone for this dark, angry wall of sound. A single jam segment, but it's heavy duty stuff, filled with spacey effects and a driving, seemingly accelerating Mike and Fish-led groove.|
|1999-12-31||Tube||Big Cypress, FL||9:23||Great lead work from Trey and some nice fills from Fishman in this one from Big Cypress.|
|1999-12-31||SOAMelt||Big Cypress, FL||20:01||Multi-section, improvisational groove-based jam, including typically dark "SOAM" grooving, funky upbeat major mode jamming, and a -> to "Catapult." Vastly different from 7/15/99.|
|1999-12-31||Catapult||Big Cypress, FL||1:17||-> in from an excellent "SOAM."|
|1999-12-31||DwD||Big Cypress, FL||23:41||Laid back but joyful millennial celebratory groove. This is feel good music. Unfinished with -> to "Llama."|
|1999-12-31||Gin||Big Cypress, FL||15:47||A very different "Gin" begins with extended vocal jamming through 9:25, then shifts to an enchanting groove.|
|1999-12-31||Twist||Big Cypress, FL||13:15||A tranquil ambient groove emerges with delay loops and an eerie Page solo on the Fender-Rhodes. -> to "Prince Caspian."|
|1999-12-31||R&R||Big Cypress, FL||30:23||This wide-ranging, 30-minute monster from Cypress starts off in an excellent bluesy groove, before quieting down to a percussive, groovy, organ-led cowbell movement with anthemic riffing from Trey. The jam then coasts along at a low simmer, with very quiet, introspective playing and massive bass bombs, before exploding into an epic, earth-shattering firestorm of a conclusion at 26:00.|
|1999-12-31||YEM||Big Cypress, FL||22:22||Crowd-assisted CHEESECAKE VJ. (No B&D.)|
|1999-12-31||C&P||Big Cypress, FL||20:14||This is one of the center-piece jams of one of Phish's most storied and highly-lauded sets. This one quickly hits a slow groovier jam. With a good foundation set by Gordon and Fishman, Trey and Page have ample room to explore several gorgeous and melodic passages.|
|1999-12-31||Sand||Big Cypress, FL||36:27||The masterpiece of the '99-'00 style "Sands" from the early morning at Big Cypress. A dark groove develops with all sorts of eerie effects added to the mix. Trey's lead work is scintillating and gives the jam an ominous feel as it builds to a devilish peak and then transitions to the hypnotic second movement replete with looped minimalist elements and "Quadrophonic Toppling" quotes. A must-hear jam from the band's ambient era. "My Soul" tease from Mike.|
|1999-12-31||Slave||Big Cypress, FL||15:11||The longest "Type I" version. If you like a slow, really stretched out "Slave," this one is for you. But the peak is nothing remarkable, in fact it sort of collapses under its own weight.|
|1999-12-31||After Midnight||Big Cypress, FL||20:01||-> in from "Drowned." A patient, sparse, and well-textured groove-based jam.|
|1999-12-31||Piper||Big Cypress, FL||19:03||New millennium Swamp Worm (it was played about 4:00 AM on 1/1/00) opens with all guns blazing before settling down with a Mike and Page led groove including "Bug" teases from Page.|
|1999-12-31||Roses||Big Cypress, FL||35:03||Launches into phenomenally intense improv almost from the start as it embarks on an at-times-breathtaking journey. Eventually grows dissonant before briefly regaining its feel-good vibe.|
|1999-12-31||2001||Big Cypress, FL||13:40||35th song in the second set is the infamous "Hood" fake out. Breakdown at 5:40 is sicknasty and Trey sounds as fresh as he did in 1983. Second jam features a reggae filth groove.|
|1999-12-31||Meatstick||Big Cypress, FL||8:44||Closes out the Big Cypress festival with a short ambient outro.|
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