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Speedometer - Soul Groovin' Live! (2009) [Japan]  Music

Posted by JET 1 at Oct. 30, 2016
Speedometer - Soul Groovin' Live! (2009) [Japan]

Speedometer - Soul Groovin' Live! (2009) [Japan]
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +CUE, LOG | 397 MB | Covers Included
Genre: Funk / Soul / Jazz | Label: P-Vine [Japan] | Catalog Number: PCD-22324

Speedometer are one of the UK's more established new deep funk bands, having been on the scene for some ten years now. As with other British bands from the scene, in the UK they have largely a cult following, with their reputation built more around live shows that CD sales.
Shunzoh Ohno feat. Masabumi Kikuchi - Something's Coming (1975) {2015 DSD Japan East Wind Masters Collection 1000 Series}

Shunzoh Ohno feat. Masabumi Kikuchi - Something's Coming (1975) {2015 DSD Japan East Wind Masters Collection 1000 Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 230 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 86 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 208 Mb | 5% repair rar | DSD Mastering
© 1975, 2015 East Wind Music / Universal Japan | UCCJ-9141
Jazz / Jazz Funk / Fusion / Trumpet

Reissue with the latest DSD remastering. An aggressive bit of funky fusion – a set that matches the talents of Japanese trumpeter Shunzoh Ohno with some hip American grooves from Reggie Lucas on guitar, Cedric Lawson on keyboards, Don Pate on bass, and Roy Haynes on drums! The sound is very full-on – in a mid 70s Miles Davis electric mode, but with perhaps a bit more of a funk touch on the best cuts – almost a refinement of the groove that Miles hit in Japan, fusing the energy into some great tunes that really pack a sharp punch! Haynes' drums are surprisingly heavy at points – and titles include "You Dig That?", "But It's Not So", and "I Remember That It Happened".
Joe Castro - Groove Funk Soul (1960) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster}

Joe Castro - Groove Funk Soul (1960) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 209 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 89 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 158 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 1960, 2013 Atlantic / Warner Japan / WEA / Rhino | WPCR-27264 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Bop / Soul Jazz / Piano

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. On this inspired release, world renowned pianist Joe Castro is joined by Teddy Edwards, Leroy Vinnegar and Billy Higgins. This soul-jazz recording features the standouts “Groove Funk Soul,” “That’s All,” “Yesterdays” and “Play Me The Blues.”

Eric Gale - Gingseng Woman (1977) {Sony Japan}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Aug. 17, 2016
Eric Gale - Gingseng Woman (1977) {Sony Japan}

Eric Gale - Gingseng Woman (1977) {Sony Japan}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC Image level 8 | Cue+Log | Full Scans 300dpi | 266MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 122MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz-Funk, Fusion

Good fusion, light jazz, and instrumental pop/R&B session from a talented guitarist who's made his living by carefully editing his solos and plugging into funk dates. Gale doesn't cut loose, but shows enough to hold interest, while the arrangements and production are geared for Urban and Adult Contemporary outlets and audiences.
Brother Jack McDuff - Do It Now! (1967) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster}

Brother Jack McDuff - Do It Now! (1967) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 236 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 94 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 162 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remaster
© 1967, 2013 Atlantic / Rhino / Warner Japan / WEA | WPCR-27279 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Jazz Funk / Hammond Organ

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. There was a lot of change in the air in 1967 when Jack McDuff released “Do it Now”, and that is reflected on many of the tracks on this fine soul jazz disc. In 67 James Brown was still developing the new funk sound, he had already hit us with the semi-funk of “I Feel Good”, but had not quite hit the pure funk heights of “I Got the Feelin” and “Say it Loud”. The first and last cuts on side one of McDuff‘s “Do it Now” are not quite full-on funk jazz numbers, but you can clearly hear the influence of James’ recent hits. In fact, side two closer and title cut, “Do it Now“, sounds like its based on that famous walk down riff from “I Feel Good”.

Funk Inc. ‎- Priced To Sell (1974) [2014 Japan]  Music

Posted by JET 1 at Feb. 28, 2016
Funk Inc. ‎- Priced To Sell (1974) [2014 Japan]

Funk Inc. ‎- Priced To Sell (1974) [2014 Japan]
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +CUE, LOG | 233 MB | Covers Included
Soul | Label: Universal [Japan] | Catalog Number: UCCO-90345

Funk, Inc. was a jazz funk/soul group founded in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1969 by Bobby Watley, Eugene Barr, Steve Weakley, Jimmy Munford and Cecil Hunt. During the 1970s they were signed to the Prestige Records label for whom they recorded five albums, though they later disbanded in 1976. Priced to Sell is the fifth studio album by Funk, Inc., released in 1974.
Sade - The Best Of Sade (1994) [2009, Japan, EICP 1128/9, Special Edition] Re-up

Sade - The Best Of Sade (1994) [2009, Japan, EICP 1128/9, Special Edition]
Pop/Soul/Soft Jazz/Funk | Sony Music Japan, EICP 1128/9
DVD-5: NTSC (720x480), 4/3, VBR | AC-3, 6ch, 448Kbps/LPCM, 2ch, 1536Kbps -> 4.21 Gb

Nigerian vocalist Sade Adu has carved out a cosmpolitan niche for herself over the past decade, gathering together elements of cool jazz, samba, reggae, funk and pop all under the pastoral umbrella of her suede-and-velvet voice. A pop stylist with a musical universe all her own, Sade has endured and matured over the past decade, seemingly unaffected by changes in taste and fashion–a movement unto herself…
Grand Funk Railroad - Caught In The Act (1975) (24-bit Remastered)

Grand Funk Railroad - Caught In The Act (1975) (24-bit Remastered)
Rock | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Capitol, 72435-80592-2-9 | rem: 2003 | 675Mb

By 1975, Grand Funk Railroad had reached a new level of fame and fortune thanks to pop-friendly albums like We're an American Band and Shinin' On. However, they had not dropped the turbo-charged rock & roll that built their early success and that fact is proven by this exciting double-live album. Caught in the Act covers all the highlights of their catalog up to that point, including both the major hits and a generous sampling of album-track favorites.

XTC - Go 2 (1978) [2001, Remastered Reissue] {Japan}  Music

Posted by BlondStyle at Dec. 2, 2016
XTC - Go 2 (1978) [2001, Remastered Reissue] {Japan}

XTC - Go 2 (1978) [2001, Remastered Reissue] {Japan}
Alternative Rock, New Wave, Punk | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Full Scans (JPEG) | 43:52 Min | 397,95 Mb
Label: Toshiba-EMI Ltd. (Japan) | Released: 2001-04-11 (1978-10-06)

"Go 2" is the second studio album by the English band XTC, released on 6 October 1978. The United Kingdom version contained no singles, but the American and Canadian versions included the single "Are You Receiving Me?" (released 27 October 1978, the same month as the album's release).

Barry Gibb - In The Now (2016) [Japan 1st Press, Blu-spec CD2]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Dec. 1, 2016
Barry Gibb - In The Now (2016) [Japan 1st Press, Blu-spec CD2]

Barry Gibb - In The Now (2016) [Japan 1st Press, Blu-spec CD2]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 473 Gb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 175 Mb | Scans | 139 Mb | Time: 01:05:17
Sony Music Labels Inc. | SICP-30889
Soft Rock, Pop Rock, R&B, Country, Singer-songwriter

IN THE NOW is the second solo album by British singer-songwriter Barry Gibb, released on 7 October 2016 by Columbia Records. Although his second solo album (since 1984's Now Voyager), it is the first of all new material since the Bee Gees' final studio album This Is Where I Came In (2001). Gibb said of the album: "This is a dream come true for me. It's a new chapter in my life. I always hoped one day that The Bee Gees would be with Columbia or indeed Sony so, it's a great joy for me to start again this way with such great people."