Shm cd Guns Roses

Guns N' Roses: Japanese SHM-CD Collection (1987-2008)

Guns N' Roses: Japanese SHM-CD Collection (1987-2008)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
7CD | 2008 | Universal Music Japan | ~ 3169 or 1113 Mb | Scans Included
Hard Rock

At a time when pop was dominated by dance music and pop-metal, Guns N' Roses brought raw, ugly rock & roll crashing back into the charts. They were not nice boys; nice boys don't play rock & roll. They were ugly, misogynistic, and violent; they were also funny, vulnerable, and occasionally sensitive, as their breakthrough hit, "Sweet Child O' Mine," showed. While Slash and Izzy Stradlin ferociously spit out dueling guitar riffs worthy of Aerosmith or the Stones, Axl Rose screeched out his tales of sex, drugs, and apathy in the big city…
Mötley Crüe - Supersonic And Demonic Relics (1999) [2008, Japan SHM-CD, UICY-93497]

Mötley Crüe - Supersonic And Demonic Relics (1999) [2008, Japan SHM-CD, UICY-93497]
Hard Rock/Glam Rock | EAC Rip | Flac (Image) + Cue + Log | MP3 CBR 320Kbps | 16 Tracks
Covers Included | Universal | UICY-93497 | ~583 + 226 Mb | HF, FileServe

Supersonic and Demonic Relics is mostly the same sort of material the Crüe included as bonus tracks on their 1999 catalog reissues: live performances, rarities, outtakes, alternate versions, and previously unreleased songs; plus an extended Skinny Puppy remix of "Hooligan's Holiday," and the two songs recorded specifically for Decade of Decadence…
Guns N' Roses - The Spaghetti Incident? (1993) [2008, Japan SHM-CD]

Guns N' Roses - The Spaghetti Incident? (1993) [2008, Japan SHM-CD]
Hard Rock | EAC Rip | APE (Image) + Cue + Log | MP3 CBR 320Kbps | 12 tracks
Covers Included | Universal Music | UICY-91207 | ~358 + 118 Mb | RS.com + Turbobit

The last official studio recording of the 1990s for Guns N' Roses was 1993's THE SPAGHETTI INCIDENT?. This collection of mostly punk covers was released at a time when G N' R was reeling from both internal dissension (founding member Izzy Stradlin left after the release of USE YOUR ILLUSION I & II) and the great grunge explosion of 1991 that made the band seem passe. Rather than jumping on any bandwagons, the California quintet instead paid homage to heroes overlooked by kids caught up in buying the right kind of flannel…

Guns N' Roses - G N' R Lies (1988) [2008, Japan SHM-CD]  Music

Posted by v3122 at June 10, 2010
Guns N' Roses - G N' R Lies (1988) [2008, Japan SHM-CD]

Guns N' Roses - G N' R Lies (1988) [2008, Japan SHM-CD]
Hard Rock | EAC Rip | APE (Image) + Cue + Log | MP3 CBR 320Kbps | 8 tracks
Covers Included | Universal Music | UICY-91207 | ~244 + 89 Mb | RS.com + Turbobit

Once Appetite for Destruction finally became a hit in 1988, Guns N' Roses bought some time by delivering the half-old/half-new LP G N' R Lies as a follow-up. Constructed as a double EP, with the "indie" debut Live ?!*@ Like a Suicide coming first and four new acoustic-based songs following on the second side, G N' R Lies is where the band metamorphosed from genuine threat to joke. Neither recorded live nor released by an indie label, Live ?!*@ Like a Suicide is competent bar band boogie, without the energy or danger of Appetite for Destruction. The new songs are considerably more problematic. "Patience" is Guns N' Roses at their prettiest and their sappiest, the most direct song they recorded to date. Its emotional directness makes the misogyny of "Used to Love Her (But I Had to Kill Her)" and the pitiful slanders of "One in a Million" sound genuine…

Arabesque - Complete Single Collection [SHM-CD] (2010)  Music

Posted by JET 1 at Jan. 22, 2017
Arabesque - Complete Single Collection [SHM-CD] (2010)

Arabesque - Complete Single Collection [SHM-CD] (2010)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image) +CUE, LOG | 1.07 GB | Covers Included
Genre: Pop, Disco | Label: Victor Entartaiment, Inc. | Catalog Number: VICP-70169~70

The trio Arabesque was created by two Frankfurt-based German producers at the height of the disco era in 1977. After one album and a few singles that found surprising success in Japan, the producers changed the lineup, keeping Michaela Rose and replacing the two other members with Jasmin Vetter and Sandra Lauer. Vetter, a former gymnast, also became the trio's choreographer and Lauer, soon to be billed simply as Sandra, assumed the position of a lead vocalist. The first single of the updated Arabesque, "Hello, Mr. Monkey," went to number one in Japan. The Far East remained the band's biggest market, with numerous albums and compilations released over the years. However, Arabesque's success in their homeland was very modest, with only one single, "Marigot Bay," entering the German charts at number eight in 1981. In 1984, they disbanded and Sandra embarked on a successful solo career with the songs written by future husband Michael Cretu (of Enigma fame). Jasmin Vetter and Michaela Rose formed a duo, Rouge, but after a few obscure singles it ceased to exist.
Bobby Hutcherson - Head On (1971) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81099}

Bobby Hutcherson - Head On (1971) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81099}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 508 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 186 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 250 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit 192kHz remaster
© 1971, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81099
Jazz / Post Bop / Vibraphone

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD player) and 24 bit remastering. Featuring the work of obscure composer/pianist Todd Cochrane, vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson's 1971 album Head On is a highly cerebral and atmospheric affair that is somewhat different than his other equally experimental '70s work. Although the album does feature more of the avant-garde jazz that Hutcherson was exploring during this period, Cochrane's material is heavily influenced by contemporary classical music, and accordingly Head On is more of an exercise in reflective, layered jazz than rambunctious freebop – though it does offer some of that, too.
Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five - I Can't Get Started (1954) {2016 Japan Verve 60th Rare Albums SHM-CD Reissue Series}

Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five - I Can't Get Started (1954) {2016 Japan Verve 60th Rare Albums SHM-CD Reissue Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 154 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 109 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 58 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1954, 2016 MGM Records / Verve / Universal Japan | UCCV-9617 | Mono
Jazz / Bop / Cool / Clarinet

Verve 60th Anniversary Rare Albums SHM-CD Reissue Series. Reissue with SHM-CD format. A surprisingly wonderful album from Artie Shaw – one that takes his older groove and nicely strips it down for the 50s, and which features some especially great guitar work from Tal Farlow! Other players in the group include Hank Jones on piano, Joe Roland on vibes, Tommy Potter on bass, and Irv Kluger on drums – coming together in a loosely swinging mode that has lots of interplay on the longer-than-usual tracks on the set. Titles include the originals "When The Quail Come Back To Town", "Lugubrious", "The Grabtown Grapple", and "Lyric".
Bobby Hutcherson - Oblique (1967) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster UCCQ-5016}

Bobby Hutcherson - Oblique (1967) {2014 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster UCCQ-5016}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 246 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 97 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 232 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit 192kHz remaster
© 1967, 2014 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | UCCQ-5016
Jazz / Post Bop / Vibraphone

Reissue. Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (fully compatible with standard CD player) and the latest remastering (24bit 192kHz). Bobby Hutcherson's second quartet session, Oblique, shares both pianist Herbie Hancock and drummer Joe Chambers with his first, Happenings (bassist Albert Stinson is a newcomer). However, the approach is somewhat different this time around. For starters, there's less emphasis on Hutcherson originals; he contributes only three of the six pieces, with one from Hancock and two from the typically free-thinking Chambers. And compared to the relatively simple compositions and reflective soloing on Happenings, Oblique is often more complex in its post-bop style and more emotionally direct (despite what the title may suggest).

Mogwai - EP+6 (2000) [Japanese SHM-CD 2008]  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 5, 2017
Mogwai - EP+6 (2000) [Japanese SHM-CD 2008]

Mogwai - EP+6 (2000) [Japanese SHM-CD 2008]
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 415 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 173 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 115 Mb
Genre: Post-Rock, Experimental Rock | Label: Imperial/Chemikal Underground | # TECI-26509 | 01:12:04

Like Ten Rapid but with a more awkward name, Mogwai [EP+6] collects some of the experimental rock titans' singles and EPs with such a natural feel that it almost seems like it was designed as an album. In this case, 1997's 4 Satin EP is joined with 1999's self-titled EP and "Xmas Steps," the single version of Come on Die Young's track. The 13-and-a-half-minute "Stereodee" is just as compelling an epic as any of the tracks that wound up on either of those albums, showcasing the band's masterful way with ebbing, flowing, letting a song explode, and pulling it back together again. "Xmas Steps" – which is a minute longer than the album version of the song – also shows how expertly Mogwai can play with time and dynamics as they scale a mountain of sound that turns out to be a volcano when they get to the top.
Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder (1963) {2013 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81011}

Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder (1963) {2013 Japan SHM-CD Blue Note 24-192 Remaster TYCJ-81011}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 368 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 120 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 247 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit 192kHz remaster
© 1963, 2013 Universal Japan / Blue Note | BN 75th The Masterworks | TYCJ-81011
Jazz / Hard Bop / Trumpet

Features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (fully compatible with standard CD player) and the latest remastering (24bit 192kHz). Carried by its almost impossibly infectious eponymous opening track, The Sidewinder helped foreshadow the sounds of boogaloo and soul-jazz with its healthy R&B influence and Latin tinge. While the rest of the album retreats to a more conventional hard bop sound, Morgan's compositions are forward-thinking and universally solid. Only 25 at the time of its release, Morgan was accomplished (and perhaps cocky) enough to speak of mentoring the great Joe Henderson, who at 26 was just beginning to play dates with Blue Note after getting out of the military.