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Al Haig - Al Haig Today! (1965) {Mint Records Japan Mini LP XQAM-1635 rel 2014}

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Al Haig - Al Haig Today! (1965) {Mint Records Japan Mini LP XQAM-1635 rel 2014}

Al Haig - Al Haig Today! (1965) {Mint Records Japan Mini LP XQAM-1635 rel 2014}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 87 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 72 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 11 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1965, 2014 Del Moral Records / Mint Records Japan | XQAM-1635 | DSD remaster
Jazz / Bop / Jazz Piano Trio

This difficult to find recording is worth the search; it contains some of the finest recorded work of Al Haig's enigmatic career. Haig was an important figure in the early development of bebop piano and can be heard as a sideman on many seminal recordings from the 1940s, including Salt Peanuts and Hot House. His refined classical technique was relatively unique at the time, and he was admired as a superb accompanist. Between the mid-'50s and the early 1970s there is a curiously large gap in his recorded output evidently due to personal problems. In fact, Al Haig Today! appears to be his only release as a leader during the '60s.

Jordi Savall - J.S. Bach - Les Six Concerts Brandebourgeois (1991) {2010 Remaster Alia Vox AVSA 9871 A+B)

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Jordi Savall - J.S. Bach - Les Six Concerts Brandebourgeois (1991) {2010 Remaster Alia Vox AVSA 9871 A+B)

Jordi Savall - J.S. Bach - Les Six Concerts Brandebourgeois (1991) {2010 Remaster Alia Vox AVSA 9871 A+B)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 566 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 232 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 116 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1991, 2010 Alia Vox | AVSA 9871 A+B
Classical / Baroque

This reissue offers music lovers a golden opportunity to hear one of the truly great sets of Brandenburg Concertos. Listeners familiar with the fast, super-bright sound of certain famous British and German authentic instrument groups such as The English Concert or Musica Antiqua Kцln, will find much to savor in these warmly dark-toned versions. Gamba player turned conductor Jordi Savall treats each work with positively epicurean relish.

Eruption - I Can't Stand The Rain (1995)

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Eruption - I Can't Stand The Rain (1995)

Eruption - I Can't Stand The Rain (1995)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 437 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 168 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 600 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Disco, Electronic, Dance, Funk, Soul, Pop | BMG Ariola / Ariola Express #74321 24930 2

Eruption was formed in 1974 in London by vocalist Precious Wilson, lead guitarist Greg Perrineau, bassist Morgan Perrineau, keyboardist Gerry Williams, and drummer Eric Kingsley. In 1975, their winning of an RCA Soul Search Contest in England brought them a record deal and their first single "Let Me Take You Back in Time" (1976) figured prominently in the soul charts. In 1977, Boney M.'s producer Frank Farian took Eruption under his wing and signed the group with Germany-based Hansa Records. Their 1978 cover of "I Can't Stand the Rain" was a big hit internationally, reaching number five in Britain and number 18 in the U.S.. The success was sealed with "One Way Ticket," which went to number nine in the U.K. the following year. Precious Wilson left the group in 1979 to pursue a solo career and she was replaced with Kim Davies.

Cold Chisel - The Barking Spiders Live 1983 (1984) {2011, Remastered Collector's Edition}

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Cold Chisel - The Barking Spiders Live 1983 (1984) {2011, Remastered Collector's Edition}

Cold Chisel - The Barking Spiders Live 1983 (1984) {2011, Remastered Collector's Edition}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 381 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 120 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 45 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Pub Rock | Warner Music #5249871412

The Barking Spiders Live: 1983 is a live album by Australian rock band Cold Chisel. It was recorded during the final performances of their Last Stand tour in 1983, at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. The name of the album derives from a name the band used occasionally when playing warm-up shows before tours. Don Walker states a "barking spider" is "Scottish slang for a fart." The album spent 20 weeks in the Australian charts, peaking at number 14. Reviewed in the Canberra Times at the time of release, the album was described as, "a great reminder of the band's power and talent, particularly in concert, and a crucial purchase for all Chisel fans."

Cedar Walton Trio, Quartet & Quintet - Cedar! (1967) {Prestige}

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Cedar Walton Trio, Quartet & Quintet - Cedar! (1967) {Prestige}

Cedar Walton Trio, Quartet & Quintet - Cedar! (1967) {Prestige}
EAC 0.95b4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 242MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Hard Bop

Pianist Cedar Walton's debut as a leader is quite impressive. This CD reissue (which includes a "new" rendition of "Take the 'A' Train") showcases Walton with bassist Leroy Vinnegar and drummer Billy Higgins on "My Ship," features a pair of quartet numbers with trumpeter Kenny Dorham, has tenor saxophonist Junior Cook in Dorham's place on two other pieces (including "Come Sunday") and uses a quintet on the two remaining selections. One of the top hard bop-based pianists to emerge during the 1960s, Walton also contributed four originals to his excellent set.

William Christie, Les Arts Florissants - Rameau: Les Indes Galantes (2005)

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William Christie, Les Arts Florissants - Rameau: Les Indes Galantes (2005)

William Christie, Les Arts Florissants - Rameau: Les Indes Galantes (2005)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) | Francais (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 244 min | 7,66+7,27 Gb (2xDVD9)
Classical | Label: Opus Arte | Sub: Deutsch, English, Espanol, Francais, Italiano | Recorded: 2003

"Described as an Opera-Ballet in four Acts, Les Indes Galantes was Rameau's biggest stage success in his own lifetime, and one can understand why from this spectacular production, staged at the Paris Opéra in 2004. The director, Andrei Serban, presents the piece with the sort of lavish effects and movement that would have delighted 18th-century audiences…Outstanding among the soloists are Nathan Berg as Huascar…Anna Maria Panzarella as Emilie and Paul Agnew as Valere, with Joao Fernandez memorably in drag as Bellone. The final curtain brings an exuberant encore after the credits, with Christie hilariously joining in the dance.
– The Penguin Guide

VA - Roots Of Salsa Vol.1 Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (2017)

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VA - Roots Of Salsa Vol.1 Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (2017)

VA - Roots Of Salsa Vol.1 Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 37:00 | 84 Mb
Genre: World, Salsa, Latin / Label: Grosso Recordings

A great little series that goes way deeper than the salsa you might expect from the title – as the approach here is to pick tracks from many years before, but which still have strong resonance with the pride and power of the Latin scene of the 70s! The collection includes lots of tracks that might come as a real surprise – some larger orchestra material, tracks by trios, and other Latin styles that aren't normally associated with the spirit of salsa – which usually seems to draw most from the descarga years, and the small combos to emerge in the 60s. Instead, this series traces the music much farther back – and includes loads of hard-edged cuts that resonate surprisingly well with later salsa dura – including many records that you might have otherwise passed by!

Milton Nascimento - Journey To Dawn (1979) {A&M}

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Milton Nascimento - Journey To Dawn (1979) {A&M}

Milton Nascimento - Journey To Dawn (1979) {A&M}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC Image level 8 | Cue+Log | Scans 300dpi | 210MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 88MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: MPB, Latin Jazz

An elaborately produced piece of vinyl, Journey to Dawn was, alas, the result of yet another campaign to prematurely place Nascimento into the U.S. market in a big way. The cosmopolitan tropicalismo movement continued to leave its mark on Nascimento, placing the bossa nova on the back burner and replacing it with an urgency often generated by four-square rock rhythms and electric guitars, percussive sounds from the Brazilian jungle, and some orchestrations from California.

Chris Norman - Time Traveller (2011)

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Chris Norman - Time Traveller (2011)

Chris Norman - Time Traveller (2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 324 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 112 Mb
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Rock | Soyuz Studio #SZCD 7386-11

Ex-Smokie frontman offers a solo album featuring a collection of his favourite songs, interpreted in his own distinctive style. With choices like "Wake Me Up When September Ends" by Green Day or "Chasing Cars" by Snow Patrol, Norman shows off his sense of the contemporary Zeitgeist. But he also offers great new versions of older songs such as "I Can´t Dance" by Genesis and Mike Oldfield's "Moonlight Shadow". Touring Europe and playing festivals throughout August.

Oumar Konate - Live in Bamako (2018)

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Oumar Konate - Live in Bamako (2018)

Oumar Konate - Live in Bamako (2018)
Rock, Folk, World | 45:55 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 261 MB
Label: Clermont Music

Smoke-filled nightclub – VIP sections – seductive ladies in slinky dresses – guys strutting their stuff – Saturday night at the club – Bamako. Recorded live in March of 2017 at the Songhoy, one of the several clubs in Bamako where you can find Oumar Konaté holding court on Friday and Saturday nights. The place is packed by 1AM. Then the high-energy Afro-rock kicks into gear. Around 2AM, Oumar slips into Takamba rhythm and everyone jumps up to dance; like everywhere else in the world, people are having fun on the weekend.

Lonesome George - Flat as the Earth (2018)

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Lonesome George - Flat as the Earth (2018)

Lonesome George - Flat as the Earth (2018)
World, Folk | 44:51 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 257 MB
Label: Lonesome George

Their style and instrumentation is informed by the Belfast traditional scene, in which all of the members take an active part. Inspired by the traditional music of their city and their island, they take influence from their own substantial cultural heritage, but also all walks of life; and this is evident in the rich, organic and beautiful music they make.

Youssoupha Sidibe - Sacred Sound (2007/2018)

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Youssoupha Sidibe - Sacred Sound (2007/2018)

Youssoupha Sidibe - Sacred Sound (2007/2018)
World, Ethnic, Folk, West Africa | 1:11:52 | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 375 MB
Label: Jumpsuit Records

Hailing from Senegal, West Africa is Grammy Award nominated Youssoupha Sidibe. Though he currently resides in Amherst, Massachusetts, he continues to share the story of his West African heritage through his music.

VA - Roots Of Salsa Vol.2 Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (2018)

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VA - Roots Of Salsa Vol.2 Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (2018)

VA - Roots Of Salsa Vol.2 Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (2018)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 34:07 | 80 Mb
Genre: World, Salsa, Latin / Label: Grosso Recordings

A great little series that goes way deeper than the salsa you might expect from the title – as the approach here is to pick tracks from many years before, but which still have strong resonance with the pride and power of the Latin scene of the 70s! The collection includes lots of tracks that might come as a real surprise – some larger orchestra material, tracks by trios, and other Latin styles that aren't normally associated with the spirit of salsa – which usually seems to draw most from the descarga years, and the small combos to emerge in the 60s.

Nazareth - Expect No Mercy (1977) {US Press}

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Nazareth - Expect No Mercy (1977) {US Press}

Nazareth - Expect No Mercy (1977) {US Press}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 264 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 105 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 600 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Classic Rock, Hard Rock | A&M Records #CD 3343 / DIDX-005711

On this 1977 album, Nazareth makes a full-blooded return to the hard rock sound they had neglected since their success with Hair of the Dog. The result is a potent, driving slab of hard rock that will please Nazareth fans and devotees of 1970s hard rock alike. The album sets its frenzied tone right off the bat with its title track, a blistering rocker that features Dan McCafferty spitting out a sharp-edged vocal about life's cruelty over a series of fast and relentless guitar riffs. The remainder of the album prominently features a similarly brutal string of rockers: standouts include "Revenge Is Sweet," a paean to getting even that combines chugging guitar riffs with a stomping beat, and "Gimme What's Mine," a fierce declaration of dominance that layers Southern rock-styled riffs over a churning bassline.

Gladiators - Serious Thing (1984/2018)

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Gladiators - Serious Thing (1984/2018)

Gladiators - Serious Thing (1984/2018)
Reggae | 51:11 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) & booklet | 325 MB
Label: Omnivore Recordings

Among the great things that I remember about these sessions were the superb players and singers who just showed up. Richard Ace had been living in England, but dropped in while on vacation in Jamaica and contributed great keyboards to three selections. The Ethiopian showed up and agreed to cut four songs backed by the Gladiators. Joseph Hill, lead singer of Culture, sat in the control room with Sylvan and I for an hour and told me that the Gladiators were his favorite group. The additional highlight of these sessions was watching Sylvan mixing top ranking dub tracks of the Gladiators best riddims.