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VA - The Best Electronic Album In The World... Ever! (2019)

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VA - The Best Electronic Album In The World... Ever! (2019)

VA - The Best Electronic Album In The World… Ever! (2019)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 1,63 Gb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 528 Mb | Artwork included | 03:47:04
New Wave, Synthpop | Label: Universal Music

We are proud to present ’THE BEST ELECTRONIC ALBUM IN THE WORLD… EVER!’ which over 60 tracks includes some of the most influential songs ever recorded. The emergence of the synth pop and dance music exploded in the late 70’s. Dancefloors were changed forever in 1977 when the pulsating and hypnotic ‘I Feel Love’ by Donna Summer showed the way forward, the track is included here alongside synth-driven dance cuts from Lipps Inc and Tom Tom Club and late 70s synth-pop classics from The Buggles and Blondie.

The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood - J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos (1985)

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The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood - J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos (1985)

The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood - J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos (1985)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:25:07 | 568 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: L'Oiseau-Lyre | Catalog: 414 187-2

This new set of Bach's most famous concertos does not have to compete with any of the others presently on the market for it is based on sources which predate the fair copy which Bach dedicated to the Margrave of Brandenburg in 1721. It is not the first time that such an enterprise has found its way on to gramophone records and many readers will doubtless remember Thurston Dart's pioneering work, along similar lines of thought, which resulted in recordings issued by Philips during the early 1970s. The differences, both large and small, between Bach's fair copy of the six Brandenburg Concertos and the earlier forms are too numerous to discuss fully in these pages, but they are dealt with in Christopher Hogwood's interesting introductory essay which accompanies the set.

The Nighthawks - Backtrack (1988)

Posted By: Designol
The Nighthawks - Backtrack (1988)

The Nighthawks - Backtrack (1988)
EAC | FLAC |Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 357 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 136 Mb | Scans included
Modern Electric Blues, Blues-Rock | Label: Rounder/Varrick | # CD-VR-036 | 00:58:12

Recorded Live At The Carter Barron Amphitheater, Washington DC. With Special Guests Bob Margolin, Pinetop Perkins, Luther "Guitar Jr." Johnson, John Hammond and Toru Oki. This album is dedicated to the immortal spirit of Muddy Waters.

The Beatles - Revolver (1966) {1987, US Early Press}

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The Beatles - Revolver (1966) {1987, US Early Press}

The Beatles - Revolver (1966) {1987, US Early Press}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 215 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 85 Mb
Full Scans ~ 61 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Pop Rock, Psychedelic Rock | Parlophone #CDP 7 46441 2

Revolver is the seventh studio album by the English rock band the Beatles. It was released on 5 August 1966, accompanied by the double A-side single "Eleanor Rigby" / "Yellow Submarine". The album was the Beatles' final recording project before their retirement as live performers and marked the group's most overt use of studio technology to date, building on the advances of their late 1965 release Rubber Soul. It has since become regarded as one of the greatest albums in the history of popular music, with recognition centred on its range of musical styles, diverse sounds, and lyrical content. Aided by the 1987 international CD release, which standardised its content to the original Parlophone version, Revolver has surpassed Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in many critics' estimation as the Beatles' best album. It was ranked first in Colin Larkin's book All-Time Top 1000 Albums and third in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time".

The J. Geils Band - Flashback: The Best Of J. Geils Band (1985)

Posted By: Designol
The J. Geils Band - Flashback: The Best Of J. Geils Band (1985)

The J. Geils Band - Flashback: The Best Of J. Geils Band (1985)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 252 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 90 Mb | Scans included | 00:38:10
Classic Rock, Blues-Rock, Pop/Rock, Rock & Roll | Label: EMI-Manhattan | # CDP 7 46551 2

The J. Geils Band were one of the most popular touring rock & roll bands in America during the '70s. Where their contemporaries were influenced by the heavy boogie of British blues-rock and the ear-splitting sonic adventures of psychedelia, the J. Geils Band were a bar band pure and simple, churning out greasy covers of obscure R&B, doo wop, and soul tunes, cutting them with a healthy dose of Stonesy swagger. While their muscular sound and the hyper jive of frontman Peter Wolf packed arenas across America, it only rarely earned them hit singles. Seth Justman, the group's main songwriter, could turn out catchy R&B-based rockers like "Give It to Me" and "Must of Got Lost," but these hits never led to stardom, primarily because the group had trouble capturing the energy of its live sound in the studio. In the early '80s, the group tempered its driving rock with some pop, and the makeover paid off with the massive hit single "Centerfold," which stayed at number one for six weeks. By the time the band prepared to record a follow-up, tensions between Justman and Wolf had grown considerably, resulting in Wolf's departure, which quickly led to the band's demise. After working for years to reach the top of the charts, the J. Geils Band couldn't stay there once they finally achieved their goal.

Allan Holdsworth - Atavachron (1986) {Cream Records}

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Allan Holdsworth - Atavachron (1986) {Cream Records}

Allan Holdsworth - Atavachron (1986) {Cream Records}
EAC 0.95b4 | FLAC Image | Cue+Log | Full Scans 300dpi | 237MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 94MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion

For a little background, back in the '80s the SynthAxe was invented. It looked like something that fell out of a UFO. It was guitar-like with sets of strings and other onboard controls that allowed the triggering (playing) of synthesizers. What was unique was that guitarists could therefore play a synthesizer without needing a great amount of keyboard expertise. The SynthAxe was the interface that very uniquely interpreted a guitarist's skill into synth sounds. For guitarist Allan Holdsworth, it was yet a whole new way to achieve the sounds unvoiced in his soul in ways he just couldn't do with a standard guitar.

George Russell - Vertical Form VI (1981)

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George Russell - Vertical Form VI (1981)

George Russell - Vertical Form VI (1981)
EAC Rip | APE (image+.cue+log) - 204 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 101 MB | Covers (5 MB) included
Genre: Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Soul Note (121019-2)

This is a magnificent and critically acclaimed large band recording with the Swedish Radio Jazz Orchestra playing compositions and arrangements by George Russell, who also conducted. His music, with its intricate, unpredictable, and keenly structured pace, textures, and layers, are expertly played.

Y&T - Earthshaker (1981) [2011, Japanese SHM-CD]

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Y&T - Earthshaker (1981) [2011, Japanese SHM-CD]

Y&T - Earthshaker (1981)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Universal Music Japan, UICY-94050 | ~ 298 or 97 Mb | Artwork(png) -> 83 Mb
Hard Rock

1981's Earthshaker is the only unanimous moment of Y&T's lengthy career. The only studio album that came close to capturing the power and energy of the San Francisco quartet's legendary concerts onto disc, the band's third L.P. was their first for new label A&M, and the first to see their original moniker Yesterday & Today shortened to its better-known incarnation…

Branford Marsalis - Royal Garden Blues (1986) {CBS}

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Branford Marsalis - Royal Garden Blues (1986) {CBS}

Branford Marsalis - Royal Garden Blues (1986) {CBS}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC Image | Cue+Log | Full Scans 300dpi | 284MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 131MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop

Branford Marsalis' second album as a leader followed his first by three years, and he had grown a lot in the interim. He had switched permanently to tenor (doubling on soprano), left his brother Wynton's group, toured with Sting, and begun heading his own group. Although using quartets on each of the seven selections, Marsalis varies the personnel quite a bit, utilizing pianists Ellis Marsalis, Kenny Kirkland, Larry Willis, and Herbie Hancock; bassists Ron Carter, Charnett Moffett, and Ira Coleman; and drummers Ralph Peterson, Al Foster, Marvin "Smitty" Smith, and Jeff Watts.

Out Of The Blue - Live At Mt. Fuji (1987) {Blue Note CDP 7467842}

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Out Of The Blue - Live At Mt. Fuji (1987) {Blue Note CDP 7467842}

Out Of The Blue - Live At Mt. Fuji (1987) {Blue Note CDP 7467842}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 270 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 121 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 8 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1987 Blue Note / Manhattan Records / Capitol | CDP 7 46784 2
Jazz / Contemporary Jazz / Hard Bop / Cool Jazz

During its four albums, Out of the Blue was the perfect representative of the Young Lions, featuring Art Blakey-type hard bop by up-and-coming players. Not an innovative group by any means, O.T.B. did give the musicians an opportunity to be showcased in the early stages of their career. For this live concert, two Bud Powell songs ("Parisian Thoroughfare" and "Blue Pearl") are performed by pianist Harry Pickens (in fine form), bassist Kenny Davis (a recent replacement for Bob Hurst) and drummer Ralph Peterson (who would soon be heading his own band). The second half of the program has three group originals, all previously recorded but here stretched out a bit, performed by the same rhythm section plus trumpeter Michael Mossman, altoist Kenny Garrett and Ralph Bowen on tenor. Fine straight-ahead music.

Brandi Wells - Watch Out (1981) {Hot Productions}

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Brandi Wells - Watch Out (1981) {Hot Productions}

Brandi Wells - Watch Out (1981) {Hot Productions}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 210MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 86MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Funk, Soul

A finely crafted selection of easygoing mid-tempo funk numbers and soul ballads, Philadelphia vocalist Brandi Wells' debut album is one of the strongest in the WMOT catalog. The Top 40 R&B hit "Watch Out" is good, but there's a lot better in the moody swayer "I Hate to See You Go"; the bright, Motown-influenced track "Falling in Love"; and the album's second single, "What Goes Around Comes Around." Wells' gliding style combines influences of Deniece Williams' soprano tenderness with Phyllis Hyman's alto tenacity, but the phrasing and tone are distinctly her own. She conveys power without needing dramatic belting, with sensitivity barring excessive delicacy. Unfortunately, the masters were not preserved well, as CD reissues by both Unidisc and Hot Productions lack a certain crispness.

Andy LaVerne - Plays The Music Of Chick Corea (1988)

Posted By: gribovar
Andy LaVerne - Plays The Music Of Chick Corea (1988)

Andy LaVerne - Plays The Music Of Chick Corea (1988)
EAC Rip | APE (image+.cue+log) - 293 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 145 MB | Covers (4 MB) included
Genre: Jazz, Fusion | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Jazzline (11108)

Assisted by John Abercrombie (guitars), Danny Gottlieb (drums), Mark Egan (electric bass), and Marc Johnson (bass), pianist Andy LaVerne pays tribute to keyboardist/composer Chick Corea. A beautifully executed album, one track features Laverne and Corea playing piano together.

Mugen - Sinfonia Della Luna (1984) [Reissue 1997]

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Mugen - Sinfonia Della Luna (1984) [Reissue 1997]

Mugen - Sinfonia Della Luna (1984) [Reissue 1997]
EAC Rip | APE (image+.cue+log) - 292 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 133 MB | Covers (10 MB) included
Genre: Progressive Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Musea (FGBG 4192.AR)

Mugen is a legendary band of the Eighties Progressive rock scene, along with Outer Limits, Gerard or Pageant. Reissued by the Musea label, "Sinfonia Della Luna" (1984) offers a refined, precious and majestuous symphonic music. It's based upon themes with sophisticated melodies and classic movements which are developped by Katsuhiko Hayashi's keyboards (Notably the fabulous Mellotron). This masterpiece can remind symphonic works from Italian groups such as Banco del Mutuo Soccorso or Premiata Forneria Marconi.

Stephane Grappelli & Toots Thielemans - Bringing It Together (1984) [Reissue 1995]

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Stephane Grappelli & Toots Thielemans - Bringing It Together (1984) [Reissue 1995]

Stephane Grappelli & Toots Thielemans - Bringing It Together (1984) [Reissue 1995]
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 202 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 102 MB | Covers (7 MB) included
Genre: Jazz, Swing | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Cymekob Records (CYK 801-2)

This 1984 studio session finally appeared commercially on the Cymekob label in 1995, featuring violinist Stéphane Grappelli in a rare meeting with harmonica player Toots Thielemans; the rest of the group included guitarists Martin Taylor and Marc Fosset with bassist Brian Torff. Though producer Andy Kulberg claims in his notes that neither musician had recorded any of the songs, this is a bit of a stretch. Things get off to a good start with a swinging "Bye Bye Blackbird" and are only weighed down slightly by the tedious "Just the Two of Us" and Paul Simon's lightweight "Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover." The rich ballad "Georgia on My Mind" rekindles the fire within the session and "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" is highlighted by Thielemans' matchless whistling. While this release could have been stronger with better chosen songs, it will be an essential acquisition for fans of either Grappelli or Thielemans.

Ian Moss - Matchbook (1989)

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Ian Moss - Matchbook (1989)

Ian Moss - Matchbook (1989)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 293 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 109 Mb | Scans ~ 86 Mb
Classic Rock, Blues-Rock, Pop Rock | Label: Mushroom | # MUSH321442 | Time: 00:42:52

Matchbook is an album by Cold Chisel member Ian Moss released in 1989. It spent 3 weeks at the top of the Australian Album charts in 1989 and was preceded by the single "Tucker's Daughter" which was also a No. 1 hit. The first four tracks on the album were all released as singles. Matchbook was the first solo album for Moss and featured several songs written for him by Don Walker, also from Cold Chisel.