Thrak 2015

King Crimson - THRAK (1995) (HDCD)  Music

Posted by uff at Aug. 24, 2015
King Crimson - THRAK (1995) (HDCD)

King Crimson - THRAK (1995) (HDCD)
Rock | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Discipline Global Mobile, DGM0513 | rel: 2005 | 520Mb

The only progressive rock band from the '60s to be making new, vital, progressive music in the '90s, King Crimson returned from a ten-year exile in 1995 with THRAK, their first album since 1984's 3 of a Perfect Pair. As with the '80s band, guitarist/ringleader Robert Fripp recruited singer/guitarist Adrian Belew, bassist Tony Levin, and drummer Bill Bruford for this incarnation of his classic band. However, he added to this familiar quartet two new members: Chapman Stick player Trey Gunn and ex-Mr. Mister drummer Pat Mastelotto. Effectively, Fripp created a "double trio," and the six musicians combine their instruments in extremely unique ways.

Rossini - La gazza ladra (Alberto Zedda) [2015]  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Jan. 19, 2017
Rossini - La gazza ladra (Alberto Zedda) [2015]

Rossini - La gazza ladra (Alberto Zedda) [2015]
Classical | Naxos 8.660369-71 | TT: 180.12 | EAC (FLAC, cue, log) | Covers | 772 MB

La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie) marked a culmination of the convergence of serious and comic elements in Rossini’s work. The result is an ideal hybrid: a tragic opera with a happy ending that rises to the status of true opera seria. With its outstanding dramatic and musical qualities it remains one of Rossini’s greatest and most successful operas, a constant presence in the repertoire since its triumphant 1817 première in Milan. This performance is conducted by Alberto Zedda, who made his conducting début in 1956, produced the first critical edition of La gazza ladra, and is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s foremost authorities on the operas of Rossini.

Camilla Tilling, Paul Rivinius - I skogen: Nordic Songs (2015)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Jan. 19, 2017
Camilla Tilling, Paul Rivinius - I skogen: Nordic Songs (2015)

Camilla Tilling, Paul Rivinius - I skogen: Nordic Songs (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 66:21 | 256 MB
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: BIS | Catalog: BIS-SACD-2154

Known to opera audiences worldwide, Camilla Tilling is also a dedicated recitalist. On two previous BIS releases, the Swedish soprano and her musical partner Paul Rivinius have interpreted Strauss as well as Schubert, to critical acclaim: 'Tilling takes her place among the leading Strauss sopranos of the day' (Sunday Times); 'a Schubert recital of rare pedigree' (Gramophone). On her present offering she turns northwards, interpreting songs by Grieg, Sibelius and Wilhelm Stenhammar. The disc takes its title from an early song by Stenhammar, I skogen ('In the forest'), and many of the selected songs are either played out in or depict natural settings, in a manner we are familiar with from Nordic composers.

Guevnna - Conspiracies (2015, EP)  Music

Posted by Necromandus at Jan. 18, 2017
Guevnna - Conspiracies (2015, EP)

Guevnna - Conspiracies (2015, EP)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE+LOG | 190 MB | MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 70 MB | Complete HQ Scans | PNG -> 40 MB
Stoner/Sludge | Label: Selfreleased | RAR 3% Rec.

Black Temple Below/Guevnna - Split CD (2015) (Japan, BTC-006)  Music

Posted by Necromandus at Jan. 18, 2017
Black Temple Below/Guevnna - Split CD (2015) (Japan, BTC-006)

Black Temple Below/Guevnna - Split CD (2015) (Japan, BTC-006)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE+LOG | 320 MB | MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 110 MB | Complete HQ Scans | PNG -> 50 MB
Stoner/Sludge | Label: Bonten Records ‎#BTC-006 | RAR 3% Rec.

split CD between BLACK TEMPLE BELOW from Italy and GUEVNNA from Japan. Co-released by different labels, it will be out in 2015.

Ashford & Simpson ‎- Come As You Are (1976) [2015 BBR]  Music

Posted by JET 1 at Jan. 17, 2017
Ashford & Simpson ‎- Come As You Are (1976) [2015 BBR]

Ashford & Simpson ‎- Come As You Are (1976) [2015 BBR]
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +CUE, LOG | 533 MB | Covers Included
Genre: Soul | Label: Big Break Records | Catalog Number: CDBBRX0330

BBR is proud to offer COME AS YOU ARE, beautifully remastered and expanded complete with an exclusive interview with Valerie Simpson and three bonus tracks. This BBR remaster is perfect for all Soul, Funk, Disco, R&B and Motown fans out there!
Escher String Quartet - Mendelssohn: String Quartets Nos. 2 & 3 (2015)

Escher String Quartet - Mendelssohn: String Quartets Nos. 2 & 3 (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 71:51 | 368 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | Catalog: BIS-SACD-1990

In 1827, when writing his Quartet in A minor, Op.13, the 18-year-old Felix Mendelssohn was especially interested in Beethovens late quartets at a time when these works were generally written off as confused fantasies of a deaf musician. Mendelssohn's debt to Beethoven is evident in the important role of polyphonic techniques, particularly in the focus on cyclical connections between movements. Ten years on, Mendelssohn composed the three quartets, Op. 44, the D major quartet that closes the present disc the last of these to be completed; on publication, however, Mendelssohn placed it first in the set. Besides the seven complete quartets, Mendelssohn also wrote four individual string quartet movements. These were gathered together and published posthumously as op. 81, and on this second volume of their complete Mendelssohn cycle the Escher Quartet perform two of these pieces, both conceived in August 1847, shortly before the composers death.
The City (Carole King) - Now That Everything's Been Said (1968) Remastered Reissue 2015

The City (Carole King) - Now That Everything's Been Said (1968) Remastered Reissue 2015
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 255 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 98 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 65 Mb
Soft Rock, AM Pop, Folk Rock | Label: Light in the Attic | # LITA 136 | Time: 00:37:49

With her marriage on the rocks and looking for a fresh start, Carole King moved to Los Angeles in 1967. More specifically, Laurel Canyon, where she fell in with the nascent singer/songwriter crowd. She and bassist/boyfriend Charles Larkey (formerly of the Myddle Class, a band she and then-husband Gerry Goffin had signed to their record label) soon formed a band, adding old friend from NYC, guitarist Danny Kortchmar. The trio spent time at King's house working on a batch of songs she had written with Goffin (some previously released by other acts, some not), plus some co-written by another member of Myddle Class, Don Palmer, and fellow Brill Building refugee Toni Stern. Thanks to their industry connections it wasn't long before they had a record deal. Adding drummer Jim Gordon and naming themselves the City, they hit the studio with Lou Adler producing. The outcome of the sessions was the thoroughly charming Now That Everything's Been Said LP. Released in 1968 on Ode Records, the album had one foot in the kind of radio pop bands like the Monkees and the Mamas & the Papas were cranking out and another in the earthy, homegrown realm of singer/songwriters like Joni Mitchell and, a few years later, King herself.
James Crabb, Branford Marsalis, Håkan Hardenberger, Martyn Brabbins - Sally Beamish: The Singing (2015)

James Crabb, Branford Marsalis, Håkan Hardenberger, Martyn Brabbins - Sally Beamish: The Singing (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 73:56 | 334 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | Catalog: BIS 2156

These works of Sally Beamish, composed 2003-12, highlight the inspiration she has found in her adopted homeland Scotland and its landscape and history, while also reflecting her interest in jazz and Scottish traditional music. Often collaboration closely with her performers, the present discs the three concertante works are all played by the eminent soloists for whom they were written: James Crabb, Branford Marsalis and Håkan Hardenberger. Conductor Martyn Brabbins and the RSNO, an ensemble that has performed her works on several occasions, join the former two soloists.

Roger Muraro - Liszt: The piano of tomorrow (2015)  Music

Posted by aasana at Jan. 16, 2017
Roger Muraro - Liszt: The piano of tomorrow (2015)

Roger Muraro - Liszt: The piano of tomorrow (2015)
Classical | 01:14:48 | Mp3, 320 kbps | 172 MB
Label: La Prima Volta | Year Of Release: 2015

From the B minor Sonata to the Wagner transcriptions, the Romanticism of Franz Liszt finds an outstanding interpreter in Roger Muraro. Accustomed to conceiving chords as colours, the pianist transports us from shadows to light with highly nuanced playing, dazzling energy and prodigious virtuosity.
A performance deeply moving in its simplicity, transcended by a recording of demonstration quality for his first release on La Dolce Volta.