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Simon & Garfunkel - The Definitive Simon And Garfunkel (1991)

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Simon & Garfunkel - The Definitive Simon And Garfunkel (1991)

Simon & Garfunkel - The Definitive Simon And Garfunkel (1991)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 324 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 158 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Folk, AM Pop, Folk-Rock | Label: Columbia | # MOOD CD21 | Time: 00:56:45

Simon and Garfunkel are undoubtedly one of the most successful songwriting duos of the 60s, reaching a similar level of popularity to the Beatles during the latter part of the decade. This Definite Collection shows what a diverse duo they really were and how many memorable tunes they performed together. Though many were put off by the pair's more sterile folk-rock arrangements and clean choirboy harmonies, this collection shows that there was much more to their artistic palette. Songs such as "Homeward Bound", "I Am a Rock", "Cecilia" and "Mrs Robinson" all show that the duo could rock with the best of them and "The Sound of Silence" and "Bridge over Troubled Water" are just some of the beautifully timeless records the pair gave us. It may not be as definitive as it claims but this is a great collection featuring some of their best and most well known works.

Slide Hampton - The Fabulous Slide Hampton Quartet (1969) {2010 Japan Jazz Masterpiece Best & More 999 Series TOCJ-50086}

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Slide Hampton - The Fabulous Slide Hampton Quartet (1969) {2010 Japan Jazz Masterpiece Best & More 999 Series TOCJ-50086}

Slide Hampton - The Fabulous Slide Hampton Quartet (1969) {2010 Japan Jazz Masterpiece Best & More 999 Series TOCJ-50086}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 251 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 82 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 18 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 1969, 2010 Pathé / EMI Music Japan | TOCJ-50086
Jazz / Post Bop / Modal Music / Trombone

A real treat – one of the few small group sessions ever recorded by Slide Hampton during the 60s! The session was cut in Paris, where Hampton had taken up residence at the end of the decade – and was done with an all-star group that features Joachim Kuhn on piano, Niels-Henning Orsted-Pederson on bass, and Philly Joe Jones on drums. The quality of the work is great – with very long tracks that dance with the freedom you'd expect from Kuhn's piano work, yet which also still swing very nicely in Hampton's usual groove. In all, we'd be tempted to rate this one as one of the more free-thinking trombone jazz sides of the 60s – and it's certainly one of Slide's finest records overall!

Jakob Ullmann - Fremde Zeit Addendum 5 (2019)

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Jakob Ullmann - Fremde Zeit Addendum 5 (2019)

Jakob Ullmann - Fremde Zeit Addendum 5 (2019)
WEB FLAC (tracks) ~ 244.06 Mb | 1:00:09 | Cover
Contemporary | Label: Edition RZ - ed. RZ 1030

Like the previous Jacob Ullman instalments ‘solo V für Klavier’ is interpreted from a graphic score, this time formed from a series of abstract water-colours aleatorically overlaid with transparent sheets marked with black lines, scattered in the manner of oracle sticks to create a pattern determining the duration of sections, their colour and sequencing. Whilst patently super-minimal, the piece’s pianissimo nature is too demanding for just one solo performer, Lukas Rikli, who requires the participation of three assistants who use horsehair on the strings to sustain the soundscape.

Calder Quartet - Beethoven & Hillborg: Chamber Works (2019)

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Calder Quartet - Beethoven & Hillborg: Chamber Works (2019)

Calder Quartet - Beethoven & Hillborg: Chamber Works (2019)
FLAC (tracks) | 01:19:01 | 340 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: PentaTone

The Calder Quartet invites you on a journey from early to late Beethoven, passing through an exciting contemporary piece by Swedish composer Anders Hillborg along the way. Beethoven’s Op. 131 string quartet, that concludes this album, is already a great adventure in its own right, with its seven movements full of fugal writing, harmonic explorations, variations and passages filled with operatic drama. Hearing this late masterpiece together with the much more classical, but equally lively, Op. 18 no. 3 quartet opens our ears to the exceptional richness of Beethoven’s musical universe. Hillborg’s Kongsgaard Variations reveals unexpected sonic relationships to Beethoven’s variation technique, underlining the modernity of the older composer. This all leads to a program that is lively, layered and ravishingly beautiful.

Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Tjazz (1954-1955) {Fantasy OJC 988 rel 1988}

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Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Tjazz (1954-1955) {Fantasy OJC 988 rel 1988}

Cal Tjader - Tjader Plays Tjazz (1954-1955) {Fantasy OJC 988 rel 1988}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 171 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 83 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 72 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1954-55, 1988 Fantasy / OJC | 00025218698825
Jazz / Cool / Bop / Vibes

In a change of pace, for this recording vibraphonist Cal Tjader recorded cool-toned bop without a Latin rhythm section. Half of the ten songs (mostly jazz standards) feature Tjader switching to drums (his original instrument) in a quartet also including the obscure trombonist Bob Collins, guitarist Eddie Duran and bassist Al McKibbon. Tjader is back on vibes for the quintet selections with tenor saxophonist Brew Moore, pianist Sonny Clark, bassist Eugene Wright and drummer Bobby White. He sounds right at home in both formats and the swinging quintet numbers in particular are a good reason to search for this valuable album.

Astronoid - Astronoid (2019)

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Astronoid - Astronoid (2019)

Astronoid - Astronoid (2019)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 349 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 115 Mb
Full Scans ~ 34 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Alternative Rock / Experimental Rock / Post-Rock / Progressive Metal
Blood Music #BLOOD-229

Much like their breakthrough debut, Astronoid's self-titled follow-up is hard to define and a wonder to behold. Once again transporting listeners into the ether upon a dream-thrash cloud, the Lowell, Massachusetts-based band manage to elevate their sound – soaring higher and purer – while exercising matured control over their attack. Tracks explode even brighter and hit even harder, sliding into a torrential sweet spot that trades the riffy, hardcore leanings and prog noodling of Air for expanded psych-rock atmospherics. Of their many influences, Astronoid draw more upon the beauty/brutality dichotomy favored by acts like Mew and Deftones, a grander and more refined version of their vision.

Holy Barbarians - Cream (1996)

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Holy Barbarians - Cream (1996)

Holy Barbarians - Cream (1996)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Beggars Banquet, BBQCD 182 | ~ 311 or 108 Mb | Artwork(jpg) -> 17 Mb
Hard Rock, Alternative Rock

Shortly after the breakup of the Cult, frontman Ian Astbury formed the band Holy Barbarians. Joining him for the band's first release, Cream, was Scott Garrett, who had drummed in the final incarnation of the Cult. Produced by Astbury and Matt Hyde, the album doesn't deviate too far from the previous sound…

Pain - Dancing With The Dead (2005)

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Pain - Dancing With The Dead (2005)

Pain - Dancing With The Dead (2005)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 361 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 111 MB | Covers - 46 MB
Genre: Industrial Metal | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Stockholm Records (986 912-6)

Created in 1996 as a "hobby" without Death Metal elements, Pain is Peter Tägtgren's second project. No torturated Death Metal rythm parts, Pain lives for Industrial Metal. Only composer, vocalist and lyricist, Peter Tägtgren gathers some session musicians for the shows. Since 2007, some session musicians also record their own instruments in studio. Still in a dark universe, Pain know perfectly how to makes us travel by the music. Keyboards fans and headbangers, it’s for you!

VA - R&B Queens Of New Orleans (2019)

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VA - R&B Queens Of New Orleans (2019)

VA - R&B Queens Of New Orleans (2019)
FLAC (tracks) / MP3 320 kbps | 1:18:04 | 182 Mb / 379 Mb
Genre: R&B, Soul / Label: Jasmine Music

IRMA THOMAS has ruled as the acknowledged 'R&B Queen Of New Orleans' for many decades, although back in the late 50s/early 60s, while she was still princess-in-waiting, she had a number of rivals, notably KATIE WEBSTER, BARBARA GEORGE and BARBARA LYNN. This unique compilation is built around Irma's first eight singles, which includes her early hits 'Don't Mess With My Man', 'It's Raining' and 'Two Winters Long'. Katie Webster is represented by three tracks, which showcase her Swamp Blues roots. Barbara George famously topped the US R&B charts with her first record, 'I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)', which is included herein alongside her other R&B hits, 'You Talk About Love' and 'Send For Me'. Barbara Lynn topped the R&B charts with 'You'll Lose A Good Thing', and also registered with 'Second Fiddle Girl' and 'You're Gonna Need Me'.

The Brian Setzer Orchestra - Christmas Rocks (2018) [Blu-ray, 1080i + DVD-9]

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The Brian Setzer Orchestra - Christmas Rocks (2018) [Blu-ray, 1080i + DVD-9]

The Brian Setzer Orchestra - Christmas Rocks (2018)
Blu-ray: MPEG-4 AVC 1080i, 29,970 fps, 16:9, Main Profile 4.1
LPCM 2.0, 48 kHz, 24-bit / Dolby TrueHD Audio 5.1, 96 kHz, 16-bit
Rock'n'Roll / Rockabilly / Jazz Rock / Pop Rock | ~ 23.10 Gb
DVD9: NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | LPCM, 2 ch / DTS, 6 ch | BD=>DVD9

~ Live at The Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA, 18 December 2017 ~

Tania Maria - Taurus (1982)

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Tania Maria - Taurus (1982)

Tania Maria - Taurus (1982)
EAC Rip | APE (image+.cue+log) - 245 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 109 MB | Covers (4 MB) included
Genre: Vocal Jazz, Latin Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Concord Picante (CCD-4175)

Tania Maria's second Concord release is still one of her best sets. The repertoire - five of her originals, "Imagine," and "Cry Me a River" - is diverse; the band (a sextet with two percussionists and guitarist Eddie Duran) is excellent and there is plenty of space for Maria's keyboard work in addition to her exuberant vocals. Throughout the set of Brazilian jazz-pop, Tania Maria is heard in prime form, making this an excellent introduction to her enthusiastic music.

Catatonia - Road Rage: The Best Of Catatonia (2011)

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Catatonia - Road Rage: The Best Of Catatonia (2011)

Catatonia - Road Rage: The Best Of Catatonia (2011)
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) + Cue + m3u8 + Log ~ 919 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 306 Mb
Full Scans ~ 75 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Alternative Rock / Indie Rock / Brit Pop / Post-Grunge
Rhino Records / Music Club Deluxe #MCDLX510

The most traditional pop band of all the Welsh bands to emerge in the post-Brit-pop days of the mid-'90s, Catatonia reworked the sound of jangling late-'80s alternative rock with a punchy, amateurish indie rock attack. Comprised of vocalist Cerys Matthews, guitarist/vocalist Mark Roberts, guitarist Owen, bassist Paul Jones, and drummer Aled Richards, Catatonia formed in Cardiff, Wales in the early '90s. Matthews and Roberts used to busk together in Cardiff before officially forming the band.

Robert Plant - Dreamland (2002)

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Robert Plant - Dreamland (2002)

Robert Plant - Dreamland (2002)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Universal 314 586 962-2 | ~ 341 or 129 Mb | Artwork(png) -> 181 Mb
Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Psychedelic Rock

At their best, cover albums have a strange way of galvanizing an artist by returning to the songs that inspired them; the artists can find the reason why they made music in the first place, perhaps finding a new reason to make music. Robert Plant's Dreamland – his first solo album in nearly ten years and one of the best records he's ever done, either as a solo artist or as a member of Led Zeppelin – fulfills that simple definition of a covers album and goes beyond it, finding Plant sounding reinvigorated and as restless as a new artist…

Jackie McAuley - Jackie McAuley (1971) [Reissue 2009]

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Jackie McAuley - Jackie McAuley (1971) [Reissue 2009]

Jackie McAuley - Jackie McAuley (1971) [Reissue 2009]
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 322 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 120 MB | Covers (9 MB) included
Genre: Progressive Folk Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Esoteric Recordings (ECLEC 2110)

Esoteric Recordings are proud to release the debut album by Jackie Mcauley on CD in the UK for the first time. A former member of legendary band Them, Jackie teamed up with original Fairport Convention singer Judy Dyble in the acclaimed duo Trader Horne. In 1970 he recorded this stunning debut album for Pye Records Progressive imprint, Dawn. An acclaimed work, it failed to sell in large quantities but has since become a much sought-after album. This Esoteric reissue has been re-mastered from the original master tapes and adds both sides of his 1970 single as bonus tracks.

Herbie Mann - Muscle Shoals Nitty Gritty (1969) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster WPCR-27426}

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Herbie Mann - Muscle Shoals Nitty Gritty (1969) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster WPCR-27426}

Herbie Mann - Muscle Shoals Nitty Gritty (1969) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster WPCR-27426}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 257 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 89 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 12 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remaster
© 1969, 2013 Embryo / Rhino / Warner Japan / WEA | WPCR-27426 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Flute

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. Although it followed a formula similar to the hugely successful Memphis Underground, Muscle Shoals Nitty Gritty stands on its own as a superb example of the fusion of jazz with '60s soul music, a genre that Herbie Mann stood atop at the time of its release. In addition to Mann band members Roy Ayers, Miroslav Vitous and Bruno Carr, the recording employs the Muscle Shoals rhythm section that had played together on numerous soul hits of the '60s, including those of Aretha Franklin. Standout cuts include the title track, with the its horn-driven groove; Sharrock's "Blind Willy," featuring a jew's-harp hook; and a smoldering version of Lennon & McCartney's "Come Together." Throughout the album, Mann's solos wail through the upper register of the flute, while Ayers finds interestingly funky passages on the vibes.