Black Mountain

Aretha Franklin - Young, Gifted And Black (1972/2012) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Aretha Franklin - Young, Gifted And Black (1972)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Front Cover | 915MB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Rhino Atlantic

It's nearly impossible to single out any of Aretha Franklin's early-'70s albums for Atlantic as being her best, particularly given the breadth of her output during this era. In terms of albums rather than singles, it's probably her strongest era, and if you count live albums like Amazing Grace, choosing a standout or a favorite record isn't any easier. Yet of this stunning era, Young, Gifted and Black certainly ranks highly among her studio efforts, with many arguing that it may be her greatest. The album is Top 10 Gold-certified. The album won Aretha a 1972 Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance of the year.
Jim Black Trio - The Constant (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Jim Black Trio - The Constant (2016)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Front Cover | 965MB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Intakt Records

The name of this Jim Black Trio could easily have been ‘Quicksilver’ because the trio epitomises everything unpredictable and swiftly responsive. Embodied in The Constant it also revels in music of the highest quality – and that demands exceptional instrumental skills. Just a few bars into the leading song on this album it becomes that the musicians in this trio have this quality in spades. This ten-part suite brings special attention to the skill that Jim Black brings to the Art of Songwriting. His singular voice is contained in the manner in which he poses altogether different challenges in terms of phrasing, architecture and pacing.
[Grateful Dead] Bob Weir - Blue Mountain (2016) [Official Digital Download]

Bob Weir - Blue Mountain (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 51:45 minutes | 585 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Before he co-founded the Grateful Dead, Bob Weir spent a summer working and living on a ranch in Wyoming, sparking a lifelong fascination with the stories and songs of the American West. Blue Mountain, Weir's first solo album in over 10 years, brings his musical journey full circle. Working with producer Josh Kaufman, acclaimed songwriter Josh Ritter, guitarists Aaron and Bryce Dessner and bassist Scott Devendorf, Blue Mountain is a moody, highly textured modern interpretation of Weir's unforgettable experience.
Mussorgsky - Reiner - Pictures At An Exhibition, Night On Bald Mountain & Other Russian Showpieces (2004) {SACD} [RE-UP]

Modest Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition, A Night On Bald Mountain & Other Russian Showpieces
Chicago Symhony Orchestra / Fritz Reiner (conductor)
SACD ISO: 3,38 GB | FLAC @ 24bit/88.2kHz: 1,35 GB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: RCA Red Seal "Living Stereo" # 82876613942 | Country/Year: Europe 2004, 1957/1959
Genre: Classical | Style: Various, Russian, Romantic, Early 20th Century

"…The remaining selections are just as impressive sonically. But of course, marveling at the sound quality of these 40-year-old recordings is only a secondary consideration. Reiner's magnificent and still-unequalled performances remain the real reason for acquiring this disc. For newcomers, these new SACD transfers should remove any hesitations regarding sound quality, while veterans will feel an old romance rekindled. " ~ClassicsToday
Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality (1971) Warner Bros. Records/BS 2562 - US Pressing - LP In 24bit/96kHz

Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb & 200mb
Mastered At Artisan Sound Recorders
Label: Warner Bros. Records/BS 2562 | Release: 1971 | This Issue: 1974 | Genre: Hard-Rock

Essential: a masterpiece of rock music
This was my favourite SABBATH album when I was young. I suppose that was because it was so heavy and straightforward. I guess that's why it's not rated nearly as high as I think it should be on this site, because this is a Prog site. I still rate it as a masterpiece just like "Paranoid". I remember a number of years ago my brother in law (who has played lead guitar in some local bands, and is a huge IRON MAIDEN fan) being at a family Christmas get-together with at that time his new girl friend who was a Metal fan herself. He out of the blue says to me "Johnny ! What's SABBATH's best album ?" I said "Master Of Reality". He turns to his girfriend and says "See ! Everyone who knows SABBATH knows "Master Of Reality" is their best."
Wolfert Brederode Trio - Black Ice (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Wolfert Brederode Trio - Black Ice (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 53:22 minutes | 996 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

After the quartet adventures of Currents and Post Scriptum, Wolfert Brederode returns to a piano trio setting, and Black Ice makes an apt metaphor for his new music, with its gleaming lyricism, transparency, and hint of danger. “I find the combination of danger and beauty intriguing”, he says. There is sleek melodic invention both from the leader and from Icelandic bassist Gulli Gudmundsson, and Jasper van Hulten proves to be a resourceful addition to the team, a tone-sensitive drummer adept at embellishing the sensitive musical language and sense of interplay.
Bill Evans - Some Other Time: The Lost Session From The Black Forest (1968/2016) [24/192]

Bill Evans - Some Other Time: The Lost Session From The Black Forest (1968/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 93:39 minutes | 3,2 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Some Other Time: The Lost Session From the Black Forest is a newly unearthed studio session from the iconic pianist Bill Evans featuring bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Jack DeJohnette. Recorded on June 20, 1968, nearly 10 years after the legendary Kind of Blue sessions with Miles Davis and a mere five days after the trio's incredible Grammy award-winning performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival, this is truly a landmark discovery for jazz listeners worldwide. Available in deluxe 2-CD and limited edition 2-LP sets, and containing over 90 minutes of music, this is the only studio album in existence of the Bill Evans trio with Gomez and DeJohnette. Some Other Time was recorded by the legendary MPS Records founder and producer Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer along with writer/producer Joachim-Ernst Berendt at the MPS studios in the Black Forest (Villingen, Germany).
Ibrahim Maalouf - Red & Black Light (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Ibrahim Maalouf - Red & Black Light (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 42:00 minutes | 501 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Ibrahim Maalouf isn’t one of those musicians where if you’ve heard one of their songs, you’ve heard them all. Apparently being the world’s best quarter tone trumpet player wasn’t enough for him, because he is a master composer, arranger, producer and cultural diplomat in addition to being highly versatile as an instrumentalist.
Modest Mussorgsky - A Night on Bare Mountain, Pictures at an Exhibition (2009) {Hybrid-SACD ISO & HiRes FLAC}

Modest Mussorgsky - A Night on Bare Mountain, Pictures at an Exhibition
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Rene Leibowitz
SACD ISO (2.0): 1,70 GB | 24B/88,2kHz Stereo FLAC: 719 MB | Artwork
Label/Cat#: Analogue Productions # CAPC 2659 SA | Country/Year: US 2009 | 5% Recovery Info
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic
Miles Davis - Black Beauty: Miles Davis At Fillmore West (1970) [2x SACD, Reissue 2001] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Miles Davis - Black Beauty: Miles Davis At Fillmore West (1970) [2x SACD, Reissue 2001]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 79:18 minutes | Scans included | 2,52 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 1,71 GB