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Adam Baldych & The Baltic Gang - Imaginary Room (2012) [Official Digital Download 24bit/88.2kHz]

Adam Baldych & The Baltic Gang - Imaginary Room (2012)
FLAC tracks 24bit/88.2kHz | Front Cover | 1.08GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, ACT Music

After a much celebrated appearance by Adam Baldych at the 2011 Berlin Jazzfest, critic Ulrich Olshausen raved in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper: "He has, without doubt, the greatest technique of any jazz violinist alive today. We can expect everything of him". High praise for a musician of just 26 years of age, and at the same time only fitting for a man who has been considered a prodigy in his native Poland for many years already. He discovered the violin at the age of 11, and jazz at 13; the music gave him the freedom of expression he was looking for, and at 16 he started his international career. After completing his jazz studies at the Katowice Academy with distinction, he was awarded a scholarship to Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Peter Gabriel - Passion: Music For The Last Temptation Of Christ (1989/2016)  [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Peter Gabriel - Passion: Music For The Last Temptation Of Christ (1989)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Front Cover | 1.34GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, B&W

Passion is in actuality Peter Gabriel's soundtrack to the Martin Scorsese film The Last Temptation of Christ, retitled as a result of legal barriers; regardless of its name, however, there's no mistaking the record's stirring power. Like much of Gabriel's solo work, the album is a product of his continuing fascination with world music, which he employs here to create an exceptionally beautiful and atmospheric tapestry of sound perfectly evocative of the film's resonant spiritual drama; inspired by field recordings collected in areas as diverse as Turkey, Senegal, and Egypt, Passion achieves a cumulative effect clearly Middle Eastern in origin, yet its brilliant fusion of ancient and modern musics ultimately transcends both geography and time. Remarkably dramatic, even visual, it is not only Gabriel's best film work but deserving of serious consideration as his finest music of any kind; equally worthwhile is Passion – Sources, which assembles the original native recordings which served as his creative launching pad.
León Gieco - El Fantasma De Canterville (1977) Music Hall/MH-16033 – Original AR Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

León Gieco - El Fantasma De Canterville
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz
Label: Music Hall/MH-16033 | Release: 1977 | Genre: Country-Folk

“El Fantasma De Canterville” is the third album of study of the Argentine singer-songwriter León Gieco. It was released in 1976 by the label Music Hall.
Charlie Haden, Liberation Music Orchestra - Time / Life (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Charlie Haden, Liberation Music Orchestra - Time / Life (2016)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Digital Booklet | 1.05GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Impulse!

In 2011, bassist Charlie Haden and pianist Carla Bley led an iteration of the Liberation Music Orchestra in a live concert at the Jazz Middelheim Festival in Antwerp, Belgium. It was partially intended as a warm-up for a forthcoming Liberation Music Orchestra album, a process that had been in the works since 2007. Sadly, Haden died from post-polio syndrome in 2014 before any new LMO tracks could be recorded. Thankfully, Haden, along with his wife, Ruth Cameron Haden, and Bley had discussed his desires for how to finish the album prior to his passing. Furthermore, the 2011 performance, which included two new arrangements earmarked for the planned album, had been recorded for Belgian public radio. All this meant that an album was possible, and in 2015 Bley convened the LMO in a studio to record the new material. Per Haden's request, longtime friend and esteemed bassist Steve Swallow was brought in to play his parts.
Pescado Rabioso - Artaud (1973) Sony Music/88883797171 - EU 180g Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz

Pescado Rabioso - Artaud
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 756mb & 224mb
Label: Talent/SE-408, Sony Music/88883797171 | Release: 1973 | This Issue: 2015 | Genre: Jazz-Rock

Although Artaud was officially billed as the third Pescado Rabioso album, the Argentine group had actually broken up by the time it was recorded. It's essentially a solo effort by singer-guitarist-songwriter Luis Alberto Spinetta, with contributions from his brother, drummer Carlos Gustavo Spinetta, bassist Emilio Del Guercio, and drummer Rodolfo García, the latter two of whom had played with Spinetta back in the pre-Pescado Rabioso band Almendra.
Electric Light Orchestra - Face The Music (1975) JZ 35527 - US Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz

Electric Light Orchestra - Face The Music
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 756mb & 224mb
Label: Jet Records/JZ 35527 | Release: 1975 | Genre: Symphonic-Rock

Excellent addition to any prog-rock music collection
Clearly, ELO was a progressive band, although most people never looked upon them as that because of their long run on the pop charts. They had it all going for them-a unique brand of rock music with parts of an orchestra mixed in and a singer/songwriter/guitar player on level with the best in the world. And to put the proverbial icing on the cake, they made a universal mixture of music that anyone could relate to and it still stands up very well today. Even though ELO had all of this and more, they were underrated. I feel their contributions to recorded music were peerless. Perhaps looking back now, we can all realize just how far ahead of their time they really were. And with advent of these marvelous reissues, we can hear it all better than ever and reconfirm why ELO was one of the greatest bands to record orchestrated rock music.
Voices Incorporated - Roots: An Anthology Of Negro Music In America (1965/2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Voices Incorporated - Roots: An Anthology Of Negro Music In America (1965/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 37:27 minutes | 867 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover
Anonymous 4 - The Origin of Fire: Music and Visions of Hildegard von Bing (2005) PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Anonymous 4 - The Origin of Fire: Music and Visions of Hildegard von Bing (2005)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & 5.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 65:07 minutes | Scans NOT included | 3,26 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans NOT included | 1,09 GB

Returning to the music of Hildegard of Bingen, the 12th-century German abbess and mystic, Anonymous 4 explores the theme of the Pentecostal power of the "Fiery Spirit". Hildegard's intensely emotional chants and visions (including the monumental hymn O ignee spiritus and some of her finest antiphons) are presented here framed by hymns and sequences that she and her convent sisters would have heard and sung every day.
V.A. - Cruising: Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1980) [Audio Fidelity 2015] PS3 ISO + FLAC

Cruising: Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1980) [Audio Fidelity 2015]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 27:40 minutes | Scans included | 893 MB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | 586 MB
Available in Digital format for the 1st time | Mastered by Kevin Gray | Audio Fidelity # AFZ-222
"One of the rockingest movies ever…the music here is dark, dirty and seedy."
Alexis Cole - Dazzling Blue: The Music Of Paul Simon (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Alexis Cole - Dazzling Blue: The Music Of Paul Simon (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 53:19 minutes | 1,73 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet
Binaural+ Stereo Recording

Inspired by Paul Simon’s contributions, Alexis Cole offers this very special treatment of his music. With Dazzling Blue, vocalist Cole and producers David Chesky and Nicholas Prout sifted through some of Simon’s lesser known compositions. Herein they are presented in unalloyed simplicity, emphasizing the incandescent quality, and unadorned beauty of his lyrics.