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Chris Rea - The Blue Jukebox (2004) {Japan 1st Press}  Music

Posted by popsakov at May 25, 2017
Chris Rea - The Blue Jukebox (2004) {Japan 1st Press}

Chris Rea - The Blue Jukebox (2004) {Japan 1st Press}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 414 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 160 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 109 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Rock, Blues, Jazz | Victor #VICP-62638

The Blue Jukebox is the twentieth studio album by Chris Rea, released in 2004. The cover artwork is inspired by Edward Hopper's Nighthawks painting.
Elton John - Jump Up! (1982) [Nippon Phonogram PHCR-4273, Japan]

Elton John - Jump Up! (1982)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1997 | Nippon Phonogram, PHCR-4273 | ~ 281 or 100 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 29 Mb
Prop Rock / Classic Rock

Jump Up! (1982) was Elton John's first full LP to have been recorded in the 1980s, and is best remembered for including "Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)," John and lyricist Bernie Taupin's tribute to the their slain friend John Lennon. While the pair had been writing together again, albeit infrequently, since the late '70s, John continued to include material written with his primary non-Taupin collaborator, Gary Osborne…

Kasabian - For Crying Out Loud (Japan Deluxe Edition) (2017)  Music

Posted by delpotro at May 16, 2017
Kasabian - For Crying Out Loud (Japan Deluxe Edition) (2017)

Kasabian - For Crying Out Loud (Japan Deluxe Edition) (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 02:28:35 | 1 Gb
Indie Rock | Label: Columbia Records, Sony Records Int

2017 release, the sixth album from the British hitmakers. Kasabian are back with an explosive, career best album brimming with confidence, swagger and huge tunes. Written and produced by Kasabian wizard Serge Pizzorno, and recorded at the Sergery, his Leicester studio, For Crying Out Loud features 12 tracks that encapsulate everything that makes Kasabian one of this country's best ever bands. Lead singer Tom Meighan has never sounded so good, wrapping himself around the addictive hooks.
Lady GaGa: The Singles (2010) [Japan-only 9CD Box, Limited Edition]

Lady GaGa: The Singles (2010)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
9CD | Interscope, UICS-5041/9 | ~ 565 or 182 Mb | Scans(png) -> 226 Mb
Electro / Synth-pop / Europop

~ Just Dance; Poker face; Eh, Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say); Love Game; Paparazzi; Bad Romance; Telephone feat. Beyonce; Alejandro; Cherry Tree Sessions ~
Caravan - The Planet Songs Vol.1 & 2 [2010, Japan, RZCD-46568, 46599]

Caravan - The Planet Songs Vol.1 & 2 [2010, Japan, RZCD-46568, 46599]
2CD + DVD | Art-Rock | EAC Rip | Flac (Image) + Cue + Log | MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Avex Entertainment | RZCD-46568, 46599 | ~939 + 361 Mb | 3% recovery
DVD: NTSC, 16/9, 720x480, 7782 Kbps | LPCM, 2 ch, 1536 Kbps -> ~2780 Mb
Scans(png, 600dpi) -> 809 Mb

28 tracks on 2CDs and Live Performence in Club Citta, Kawasaki on DVD
The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Jazz Tones (1954) {2012 Japan Jazz The Best Series 24bit Remaster UCCU-9953}

The Buddy DeFranco Quartet - Jazz Tones (1954) {2012 Japan Jazz The Best Series 24bit Remaster UCCU-9953}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 231 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 94 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 80 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remaster | Mono
© 1953, 1954, 2012 Verve / Universal Japan | UCCU-9953 | Verve LP MG V-8158
Jazz / Bop / Clarinet

The jazz tones here are mighty nice — on a record that sparkles with some of Buddy DeFranco's best music ever ! As with other Verve dates from the time, this DeFranco outing's got a rhythmic pulse that really gets things going — a sense of swing that's nice and lean, but quite powerful too — pushing Buddy past any cliched clarinet modes of the 50s, into a realm that really unlocks new sax-like sounds in his horn! The piano has a lot to do with the record – played here by either Kenny Drew or Sonny Clark — with bass from Milt Hinton or Gene Wright, and drums from Art Blakey and Bobby White.
Sonny Stitt - Stitt Goes Latin (1963) {2011 Roost Japan Jazz Masterpiece Best & More 999 Series TOCJ-50190}

Sonny Stitt - Stitt Goes Latin (1963) {2011 Roost Japan Jazz Masterpiece Best & More 999 Series TOCJ-50190}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 245 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 93 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 73 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remaster
© 1963, 2011 Roost / EMI Music Japan | TOCJ-50190 | Jazz Masterpiece Best & More 999 Series
Jazz / Bop / Soul Jazz / Saxophone

Sonny Stitt goes Latin – and the results are tremendous! The set's still got all the soulful feel of the best Stitt sessions for Roost, but it brings in some nice Latin rhythms too – inflecting things with that blend of soul jazz and congas you might find over at Prestige or Blue Note, yet also taking things further, too – given the Roost/Roulette connection to the New York Latin scene! Sonny plays both alto and tenor, and gets jazzy accompaniment from Thad Jones on trumpet – but the rhythm section is the real charmer here – and features a young Chick Corea on piano, Larry Gales on bass, and the trio of Willie Bobo, Patato Valdes, and Chihuaua Martinez on percussion! Most tunes are originals – a great change from the usual Latinized standards you might find on a set like this – and Stitt's got this nicely exotic tone in his reeds which is a further highlight of the record – almost a Yusef Lateef inflection at points.

Finis Henderson - Finis (1983) {Japan Motown}  Music

Posted by tiburon at March 23, 2017
Finis Henderson - Finis (1983) {Japan Motown}

Finis Henderson - Finis (1983) {Japan Motown}
EAC 0.95b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 324MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Funk, Soul

Within a refined setting of easy listening pop ballads and lightly funky up-tempo selections produced by Al McKay, Henderson proves himself an assured vocalist with mastery of clarity and phrasing. The problem here is the material isn't challenging enough – it's often formulaic and derivative of other early-'80s releases. Even a contribution from Stevie Wonder, "Crush on You," wanders into oblivion. But the singer's debonair tone and elegant, polished diction makes the weaker sound stronger. A perfect example is the mid-tempo "I'd Rather Be Gone," which suffers from a sleepy melody and clichéd rhythm arrangement.

Camel - Ichigo Ichie: Camel Live In Japan (2017)  Music

Posted by popsakov at March 20, 2017
Camel - Ichigo Ichie: Camel Live In Japan (2017)

Camel - Ichigo Ichie: Camel Live In Japan (2017)
DVD-9 | ISO | MPEG-2 Video, NTSC 720x480 (16:9), 29.970 fps, VBR ~ 7454 Kbps
LPCM, 2 channels, 48.0 KHz/16 bits, 1536 Kbps | ~ 7,24 Gb | RAR 5% Recovery
Progressive Rock | 02:00:03 | Camel Productions #CP813DVD

‘Ichigo Ichie’: “Treasure every encounter for it will never recur.” Two hours of live Camel from the tour no one thought would ever happen! ‘Ichigo Ichie’ was recorded in Tokyo at the Ex-Theatre in Roppongi during May 2016, the line-up of this event was: Andrew Latimer (guitars / vocals / flute / recorder), Colin Bass (bass / vocals), Denis Clement (drums / recorder) and new member Peter Jones from Tiger Moth Tales (keyboards / vocals / penny whistle). Released on 25th January 2017.

Johnny Winter - Live From Japan (2012) Repost  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at March 5, 2017
Johnny Winter - Live From Japan (2012) Repost

Johnny Winter - Live From Japan (2012)
DVD9 | Video: NTSC 16:9 (720x480) | Audio: PCM Stereo | 5.1 Gb | Scans | Time: 01:26:28
MVD Visual | MVD5421D
Blues, Blues Rock, Electric Blues

Johnny Winter has done and seen just about everything. One thing he had yet to do was play in Japan. This is one of the few places that his touring hadn't taken him, until now. This show was recorded on April 15, 2011, the third night of three sold out shows, at the famed Zepp Tokyo Music Hall in the heart of the world's largest city. The songs Johnny played during his stellar set are soaked with more blues riffs in this one night than most guitar players can match in their career. If you listen closely you can hear the likes of Robert Johnson, BB King, T-Bone Walker, Chuck Berry, Elmore James, Muddy Waters, Jimi Hendrix and even The Beatles.