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Aerosmith - The Essential Aerosmith (2011)

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Aerosmith - The Essential Aerosmith (2011)

Aerosmith - The Essential Aerosmith (2011)
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 997 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 318 Mb
Full Scans ~ 114 Mb | 01:10:25 + 01:01:51 | RAR 5% Recovery
Arena Rock, Classic Rock, Hard Rock | Columbia / Geffen / Sony Music #88697 92210 2

Almost all the heavy-hitters are hauled out for The Essential Aerosmith, from "Mama Kin" to "Jaded," and including both versions of "Walk This Way." Some of the songs are presented in a remixed form – "Draw the Line," "Pink," "Just Push Play" – but all of the new mixes are good, possibly even improvements, and the newer song, "Girls of Summer," is strong (its companion, "Lay It Down," isn't as noteworthy). So, all the parts are in place – why doesn't it feel definitive, then? After all, there are no big songs or hits missing (apart from the cover of "Come Together," which isn't much of a loss), just fan favorites and album tracks like "Lick and a Promise," and "Chip Away the Stone".

Asura - 4 Studio Albums (2001-2010) (Re-up)

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Asura - 4 Studio Albums (2001-2010) (Re-up)

Asura - 4 Studio Albums (2001-2010)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 1,83 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 647 MB | Covers - 437 MB
Genre: PsyChill, Downtempo, Ambient | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Infinium Records, TV Matters, Ultimae Records

Asura is Charles Farewell, born in 1975. Originally a duo composed of Charles Farewell and Vincent Villuis. Since 1996, the project Asura has polished a personal electronic universe sound, between trance psychedelic, ambient and world music. In 1998, Christopher Maze joins the band and in 2001, the first Asura album, Code Eternity, is released. Made by many influences, their music, built around electronic machines and acoustic instruments, does not remain about it less one personal and considered creation, centered on the perpetual search of infinite spaces and multiple origins. Monotonous melancholic lyrics, symphonic waves, fast and slow rhythms, heavy or throbbing, liturgical songs, the project Asura introduces a certain solemn vision of the world. They have created a very distinctive sound which has contributed to making Asura one of the most recognizable bands of the World Electro and Trance Ambient genre…

Joachim Fontaine, Kantorei Saarlouis, La Grande Société Philharmonique - Théodore Gouvy: Iphigénie en Tauride (2010)

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Joachim Fontaine, Kantorei Saarlouis, La Grande Société Philharmonique - Théodore Gouvy: Iphigénie en Tauride (2010)

Joachim Fontaine, Kantorei Saarlouis, La Grande Société Philharmonique - Théodore Gouvy: Iphigénie en Tauride (2010)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 414 Mb | Total time: 106:15 | Covers included
Classical | Label: CPO ‎| 777 504-2 | Recorded: 2006

Political and cultural circumstances – depending on whether Lorraine / Lothringen belonged to France or Germany – made Théodore Gouvy a border crosser between these two countries. It was very unusual for a French composer of his generation not to assign a central role to music theater in his oeuvre. His rejection of Wagner's music dramas also made him something of an exception in France. It is true, however, that the oratorio was a key genre within his oeuvre – and the oratorio at least can be counted as a dramatic genre. Gouvy wrote six major oratorio compositions, two based on Nordic subjects and two drawing on ancient tragedies.

VA - SIN-Atra: A Metal Tribute To Frank Sinatra (2011) {Armoury}

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VA - SIN-Atra: A Metal Tribute To Frank Sinatra (2011) {Armoury}

VA - SIN-Atra: A Metal Tribute To Frank Sinatra (2011) {Armoury}
WEB Rip | FLAC (no log) | scans | 382 mb
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | RAR | 108 mb
Genre: hard rock, heavy metal

SIN-Atra: A Metal Tribute To Frank Sinatra is a 2011 Frank Sinatra tribute album featuring a number of well known rock and metal artists. Armoury Records made this possible.

Forest Green - Forest Green (1973/2019)

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Forest Green - Forest Green (1973/2019)

Forest Green - Forest Green (1973/2019)
EZ CD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 264 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 108 Mb | Scans included | 00:38:06
Psychedelic Rock, Folk Rock, Progressive Rock, Jazz Rock | Label: Big Pink Records

A stunning debut album of this American band in 1973 features progressive and psychedelic rock with nice jazzy approach. Pretty awesome mixed bag album for prog jazz and classic rock. First time on CD!

Al Kooper - Easy Does It + New York City (You're A Woman) + A Possible Projection Of The Future - Childhood's End (2010) 2CD

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Al Kooper - Easy Does It + New York City (You're A Woman) + A Possible Projection Of The Future - Childhood's End (2010) 2CD

Al Kooper - Easy Does It (1970); New York City (You're A Woman) (1971);
A Possible Projection Of The Future - Childhood's End (1972) 3 LP on 2 CD, 2010

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 924 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 334 Mb | Scans ~ 52 Mb
Singer/Songwriter, Blues Rock, R&B, Pop/Rock | Label: Raven | # RVCD-318 | 02:25:36

Raven presents, on a great value Double CD, three landmark albums by legendary multi-instrumentalist, producer and solo artist Al Kooper. Few American musicians have pursued a more diverse or fascinating career than Kooper. As well as having played organ on Bob Dylan's timeless 'Like a Rolling Stone', formed Blood Sweat & Tears and produced Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kooper has issued more than a dozen solo albums and continues to record. Easy Does It (1970), New York City (You're a Woman) (1971) and A Possible Projection of the Future (1972) were his 5th, 6th and 7th albums recorded for Columbia and incorporate soul, pop, country and jazz elements with seamless ease. All showcase Kooper's incredible musicianship at its creative and innovative peak. Also features a stellar cast of session musicians including Herbie Flowers, Joe Beck, Rick Marotta, Carol Kaye, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Rita Coolidge etc.

Idris Ackamoor - The Collective (2017)

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Idris Ackamoor - The Collective (2017)

Idris Ackamoor - The Collective (2017)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 433 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 207 Mb | 01:30:26
Spiritual Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: Sagittarius A-Star

How does music reflect the times we live in directly or indirectly? They say “Music is a healing force”. Well, the music of my first professional band, The Collective, had a lot to heal for the world of 1971. The times were a’changing! The Vietnam War was raging and on May 4, 1970, four Kent State University students (down the road from Antioch College and the home base of The Collective) were killed and nine injured when members of the Ohio National Guard opened fire during a demonstration protesting the Vietnam War. It was barely 3 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy. Black Panthers Mark Clark and Fred Hampton were gunned down in Chicago on December 4, 1969. All this was happening when I thought to form The Collective in collaboration with Antioch music professor Lester Knibbs and my future wife Margaux Simmons.

Idris Ackamoor - Idris Ackamoor Paris Quartet (2017)

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Idris Ackamoor - Idris Ackamoor Paris Quartet (2017)

Idris Ackamoor - Idris Ackamoor Paris Quartet (2017)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 224 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 114 Mb | 00:49:47
Spiritual Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: Sagittarius A-Star

About a week after September 11, 2001 (ever to be known as 9/11) I flew into New York City to be a grant panelist for the Rockefeller Foundation’s arts program. Flying into New York the aftermath of the destruction of the Twin Towers could still be seen as an eerie cloud and haze that embraced the site of the attacks. Walking through the streets there were flyers posted everywhere that detailed the names and descriptions of the missing and dead. I sat in a room for the arts panel that gave me a birds eye view of the destruction. This experience of sights, smells, and art in NYC began my European tour of 2001!

Bolshoi Theater Orchestra, Andrey Chistiakov - Alfred Schnittke: Sketches (2011)

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Bolshoi Theater Orchestra, Andrey Chistiakov - Alfred Schnittke: Sketches (2011)

Alfred Schnittke - Sketches (2011)
Bolshoi Theater Orchestra, conducted by Andrey Chistiakov

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 208 Mb | Scans included | Time: 00:52:09
Genre: Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | # 9215

In 1978 Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998) wrote the incidental music for a production of The Inspectors Tale, an adaptation for stage of Gogols Dead Souls. It was to have been directed by Yuri Lyubimov, but the Soviet government banned the production. A suite was assembled from the score by Gennadi Rozhdenstvensky, and two leading colleagues of Schnittke - Gubaidulina and Denisov contributed a jointly composed march, which opens this CD. In 1985 the music was choreographed, the ballet, called Esquisses was performed at the Bolshoi. Schnittke composed a number of new pieces for this production. The characters in the action are all from Gogol, but in addition to The Dead Souls, we meet Tchitchikov, Major Kovalyovs Nose, and Ferdinand VIII from Notes of a Madman. A passage from the book is recited in his piece, and is read by the conductor on this CD. The music is a poly-stylistic, with a huge orchestra (2 electric guitars, flexatone, prepared piano with coins inserted between the strings), quotations from Beethoven, Haydn, Tchaikovsky - all with a sense of devilish mischief which suites ideally the grotesque nature of many of Gogols characters.

Noriko Ogawa - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonatas Nos. 10-12 (K 330-332) (2012)

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Noriko Ogawa - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonatas Nos. 10-12 (K 330-332) (2012)

Noriko Ogawa - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonatas Nos. 10-12 (K 330-332) (2012)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 246 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | # BIS-SACD-1985 | Time: 01:16:00

While its unpretentious cover photo and small text don't proclaim it as an important recording, Noriko Ogawa's 2012 SACD of Mozart piano sonatas is the kind of sleeper album that quietly asserts its value and convinces purely through the beauty of the music. The three piano sonatas presented here also have that kind of unassuming quality. Mozart composed them as teaching pieces, suitable for players of modest skills, yet they have become extremely popular and rank among his best loved works. Ogawa plays them with a light touch that suits their simplicity, and her interpretations of K. 330, K. 331 (famous for its Rondo alla Turca), and K. 332 are transparent and almost naïve, but for the subtlety of attack, balanced phrasing, and shaded dynamics that reveal her artistry. BIS provides nearly ideal sound quality for Ogawa, offering clean reproduction and reasonably close microphone placement that make listening effortless.

Phil Collins - Going Back (2010) {CD/DVD, Exclusive Limited Edition}

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Phil Collins - Going Back (2010) {CD/DVD, Exclusive Limited Edition}

Phil Collins - Going Back (2010) {CD/DVD, Exclusive Limited Edition}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 533 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 187 Mb | 01:17:46
DVD9 | ISO | MPEG-2 NTSC 4:3/NTSC 16:9 (720x480), 29.970 fps, VBR ~ 6000 Kbps
Audio: AC3, 224 Kbps; LPCM, 1536 Kbps | 1 h 55 min | ~ 7,44 Gb
Subtitles: English, Francais, Deutsch, Italiano, Portugues, Espanol
Full Scans ~ 119 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Pop Rock, Soul, Funk | Atlantic #075678905995

Going Back is the eighth solo studio album by English singer-songwriter Phil Collins. It was released on 13 September 2010 in the United Kingdom and 28 September 2010 in the United States, and features covers of '60s Motown and Soul standards. It also was his first full solo release in eight years, Collins having primarily concentrated on soundtracks, compilations, and his extensive touring as a solo artist and with Genesis. Collins has previously recorded and performed covers of Motown songs in his career. Most famously, his cover of "You Can't Hurry Love" reached number one on the UK charts in 1983. In addition, the Motown-esque "Two Hearts", written in collaboration with Motown songwriter Lamont Dozier appeared on the original soundtrack album from Collins' 1988 film Buster, and Smokey Robinson & The Miracles' "Tears of a Clown" appeared as a B-side on the 2003 single "The Least You Can Do", and a live version of "My Girl" first appeared on the Japanese release Live from the Board in 1995 and later on the 2004 album Love Songs: A Compilation… Old and New. There are two editions of the album; one with 18 tracks and a limited Going Back Ultimate Edition 25-track CD/29-song DVD set.

Charlie Parker Records: The Complete Collection, Vol.27 - Charlie Parker, Historical Masterpieces 1 (2012 CP Records 233193/27}

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Charlie Parker Records: The Complete Collection, Vol.27 - Charlie Parker, Historical Masterpieces 1 (2012 CP Records 233193/27}

Charlie Parker Records: The Complete Collection, Vol.27 - Charlie Parker, Historical Masterpieces 1 (2012 CP Records 233193/27}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 140 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 98 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 59 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1948-50, 2012 Charlie Parker Records / Membran Media / Documents | 233193 / 27
Jazz / Bop / Saxophone

Exhaustive 30 CD collection from the Jazz legend's short-lived label. Contains 44 original albums (421 tracks) plus booklet. Every record-collector has run across an album with the little sax-playing bird in it's label-logo, right next to the brand name Charlie Parker Records or CP Parker Records. Turning the sleeve over, especially if it was one of the non-Parker releases, and seeing a '60s release date under the header Stereo-pact! Was as exciting an experience as it was confusing. Was the claim Bird Lives meant more literally than previously thought?

Various Artists - Motown Anthems [4CD] (2012)

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Various Artists - Motown Anthems [4CD] (2012)

Various Artists - Motown Anthems [4CD] (2012)
R&B, Soul/Funk, Doo Wop, Pop-Soul | EAC Rip | FLAC, Tracks+CUE+LOG+Scans (TIF) | 05:18:38 | 2,25 Gb
Label: Universal Music TV (UK) | Cat.# 5341396 | Released: 2012-11-27

With almost 100 tracks, this massive compilation of some of Motown's biggest hits serves as an awesome reminder of the enormity of the talent on the label and its far-reaching popularity. Going in a loosely chronological order, Motown Anthems begins with ubiquitous hits from the label's golden age from the Supremes, the Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, and the like, but soon branches into later hits from the '70s and '80s, including chart-toppers from Lionel Richie and Rockwell. The collection is rounded out nicely by Boyz II Men, representing the label's activity in the '90s, still making waves in soul, R&B, and the sound of young America.

Her Name Is Calla - Animal Choir (2019/2020)

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Her Name Is Calla - Animal Choir (2019/2020)

Her Name Is Calla - Animal Choir (2019/2020)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 01:18:40 | 427 Mb
Psychedelic Rock, Folk Rock, Progressive Rock | Label: Dunk!Records

All good things must come to an end, and if we are to hold this understanding as true then there is no reason not to ensure that the finale is massive, glorious and affirming. Such is the scenario we find with UK legends Her Name Is Calla as we witness their final musical statement, the diverse and persistently riveting double album Animal Choir. This is one of those rare and exciting albums that feels like art clicking on all cylinders; no rules, no boundaries, nothing holding the performers back from doing exactly what is in their hearts, watching as every stroke lands just right on the canvas.

Calomito - 2 Studio Albums (2005-2011)

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Calomito - 2 Studio Albums (2005-2011)

Calomito - 2 Studio Albums (2005-2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 627 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 249 MB | Covers included
Genre: Avant-Prog, Fusion | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Megaplomb, AltrOck

Calomito are a six-piece Italian band who bring a high degree of eclecticism to an overall avant-prog sound, which is made clear even with the instrumentation: in addition to the usual rock accoutrements, one hears a Fender Rhodes, soprano sax, and violins/violas. The influences of RIO greats like Zappa, Henry Cow, and their countrymen Stormy Six are clear, yet they also infuse their music with flavors from the Middle East, and even some klezmer at times, thus bringing a world/folk aspect into an avant-jazz basis - and of course, a bit of humor sprinkled in every now and then.