Closer

Paul Bley - Closer (1965) {ESP Disk 1021 rel 2008}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at July 5, 2017
Paul Bley - Closer (1965) {ESP Disk 1021 rel 2008}

Paul Bley - Closer (1965) {ESP Disk 1021 rel 2008}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 171 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 66 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 5 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1965, 2008 ESP-Disk' Ltd. | ECP 1021
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Piano

The second ESP issue from the Paul Bley Trio is a contrast as dramatic as rain against sunshine. The earlier album, Barrage, recorded in October of 1964, was full of harsh, diffident extrapolations of sound and fury, perhaps because of its sidemen; Marshall Allen and Dewey Johnson on saxophone and trumpet, respectively, were on loan from Sun Ra and joined Eddie Gomez and Milford Graves. Indeed, the music there felt like one long struggle to survive. On this date, recorded over a year later and released in 1966, Bley's sidemen are two more like-minded experimentalists, drummer Barry Altschul and bassist Steve Swallow.

Keith Urban - Get Closer (2010)  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at May 5, 2017
Keith Urban - Get Closer (2010)

Keith Urban - Get Closer (2010)
EAC Rip | FLAC: Tracks+Cue+Log | 230 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 79 Mb | Time: 33:48
Capitol Records Nashville | 509996 47695 2 3
Country Rock, Pop Rock

Get Closer is the seventh studio album by Australian country music artist Keith Urban. It was released 16 November 2010 on Capitol Nashville. It produced three singles between 2010 and 2011, all of which went to number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. This was Keith's first album not to go Platinum. It is also Keith's first album not to have a Top 40 hit on the pop chart.

Cassandra Wilson - Closer To You: The Pop Side (2009)  Music

Posted by popsakov at April 21, 2017
Cassandra Wilson - Closer To You: The Pop Side (2009)

Cassandra Wilson - Closer To You: The Pop Side (2009)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 341 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 139 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 87 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Contemporary Jazz / Jazz-Pop / Pop Rock / Free Funk / Soul / World Fusion / Standards
Blue Note #50999 6960872 8

When most jazz singers do standards, they come from the "classic" American songbook, the one that includes show tunes and pop songs from a bygone era, one that was powered by names such as Gershwin, Lerner & Loewe, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Sammy Kahn, Johnny Mercer, and so many others. That said, Cassandra Wilson is not just any jazz vocalist, and her Blue Note catalog – the label she's been with since 1993 – proves this beyond a shadow of a doubt. Wilson has explored her deep love of jazz and blues to be sure, covering everyone from Robert Johnson to Miles Davis…
Brian Auger's Oblivion Express - Closer To It! & Straight Ahead (2010)

Brian Auger's Oblivion Express - Closer To It! & Straight Ahead (2009)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Fresh Fruit, MIG 60022 | ~ 668 or 245 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 150 Mb
Jazz Rock, Progressive Rock

~ "Closer To It!" originally released in 1973 as Brian Auger's Oblivion Express - Closer To It!. "Straight Ahead" originally released in 1974 as Brian Auger's Oblivion Express - Straight Ahead. ~

Newman - Another Step Closer - Live 2010 (2011)  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at July 3, 2016
Newman - Another Step Closer - Live 2010 (2011)

Newman - Another Step Closer - Live 2010 (2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 511 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 185 Mb | Scans | Time: 01:07:32
Genre: Melodic Hard Rock, AOR | Label: FireFest Records | Cat.: FFR005

The band, with new bassist Dave Bartlett played various shows to support the new album including the Cambridge Rock Festival and, shortly after enlisting the talents of new Guitarist Shaun Bessant, the band were asked to play at the prestigious Firefest Festival that year and a CD/DVD was recorded and released in 2011. … the added ARFM session bonus tracks are a real treat too!

Newman - One Step Closer (1999) [Japanese Ed.]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at June 20, 2016
Newman - One Step Closer (1999) [Japanese Ed.]

Newman - One Step Closer (1999) [Japanese Ed.]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 435 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 159 Mb | Scans | 154 Mb | Time: 54:29
Genre: Melodic Hard Rock, AOR | Label: Victor Entertainment, Inc. | Cat.: VICP-60799

The debut by Newman was released Europe through Point Music as a solo project, but "One Step Closer" sees a huge leap forward and has much more of a "band" feel. The first thing to hit you is the crispness of the sound, opening track "One Step Closer" is beautifully arranged and boasts a strong melody and subtle keyboards. Superior Japanese edition of this AOR masterpiece.

Tyrone Davis ‎- Let's Be Closer Together (1977) [2015 FTG]  Music

Posted by JET 1 at June 19, 2016
Tyrone Davis ‎- Let's Be Closer Together (1977) [2015 FTG]

Tyrone Davis ‎- Let's Be Closer Together (1977) [2015 FTG]
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +CUE, LOG | 401 MB | Covers Included
Genre: Soul | Label: Funkytowngrooves | Catalog Number: FTG414

Tyrone Davis was a leading American blues and soul singer with a distinctive style, recording a long list of hit records over a period of more than twenty years. He had three no. 1 hits on the Billboard R&B chart: "Can I Change My Mind," "Turn Back The Hands Of Time" and "Turning Point." Davis released about 25 singles during his seven years with Dakar, most of them big R&B sellers produced by Willie Henderson. He finally returned to the top spot with "Turning Point" in 1975. Soon afterwards, Davis switched to the major Columbia record label and recorded seven albums over the next five years with producer Leo Graham and arranger James Mack who had collaborated with him for "Turning Point". Major hits with Columbia included "Give It Up," "This I Swear" and "In The Mood." Dubbed the "King of Romantic Chicago Soul" by MTV, Davis' perceived vulnerability and class endeared him to female soul fans through the 70's.

VA - Soul Legends - Move Closer (2004)  Music

Posted by firepower at June 8, 2016
VA - Soul Legends - Move Closer (2004)

VA - Soul Legends - Move Closer (2004)
EAC, FLAC image, CUE+LOG - 517 MB | MP3 320 CBR - 176 MB
Complete 600dpi Art, JPG - 58 MB or TIF - 166 MB
Soul | 2004 Musicbank APWCD1915 | 5% recovery record | Source: My CD

This is a collection of mostly re-recordings and live versions. Some of tracks are familiar but there are quite a few less common tracks and that is what makes it interesting to me. I believe there are 20 VA collections in this series.

Cher - Closer To The Truth (2013) {Limited Edition, Japan}  Music

Posted by popsakov at April 30, 2016
Cher - Closer To The Truth (2013) {Limited Edition, Japan}

Cher - Closer To The Truth (2013)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 522 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 163 Mb
Scans: JPG (600 dpi) ~ 210 Mb or PNG (600 dpi) ~ 999 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Dance, Pop, Euro Disco, House, Adult Contemporary | Warner Bros. Records #WPCR-15236

Closer to the Truth is the twenty-fifth studio album by American singer-actress Cher. It was released on September 20, 2013 by Warner Bros. Records. Opting to re-establish her music career, she began planning the project in 2011, shortly after her appearance in the movie Burlesque and the conclusion of her residency show at Caesars Palace. Work continued into 2012 and 2013. While the album was initially planned to be pop rock-oriented, Closer to the Truth ultimately became a prominently dance-inspired record. As executive producer, she enlisted longtime collaborator Mark Taylor to work alongside new producers such as Paul Oakenfold, Billy Mann, Timbaland and MachoPsycho to achieve Cher's desired sound…

Tanita Tikaram - Closer To The People (2016)  Music

Posted by Designol at April 18, 2016
Tanita Tikaram - Closer To The People (2016)

Tanita Tikaram - Closer To The People (2016)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 253 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 69 Mb | Time: 00:35:25
Genre: Singer/Songwriter, Pop/Rock, Folk, Jazz Pop | Label: Ear Music | # 0210912EMU

The inspiration behind Closer to the People was to get Tanita Tikaram closer to her road band: to record the singer/songwriter with a touring combo with serious blues and soul roots. Several of these players have done time with Van Morrison, a comparison that comes in handy for Closer to the People, not because her songs sound like Van's – they don't – but the record trades in jazz and soul influences while also spinning these familiar tropes into the realm of the personal. Tikaram specializes in sculpted, open-ended compositions – even when the tempo quickens her songs seem to unfold gracefully – and that means the hushed arrangements, underpinned by acoustic bass and brushed drums, seem like reflections of the song's soul. Such tasteful surroundings mean Closer to the People works well as a mood album – the quiet, sophisticated veneer is sustained from beginning to end – but the album is rewarding with closer attention, attention that reveals the details in both the arrangements and writing.