Tom Verlaine

Television – Marquee Moon - (Elektra ELK 52 046) 24/96 Vinyl Rip

Television – Marquee Moon
Elektra K 52046
Vinyl rip in 24-bit/96kHz | FLAC | 958 mb
5% recovery | RS | Post Punk, New Wave | 1977
Allmusic.com rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Television was one of the mainstay acts that emerged from the CBGB scene in New York City. This album features the elliptical lyrics of Tom Verlaine set against the sparse yet complex guitar work of Verlaine and Richard Lloyd The introspective mood of the album, and the careful, instrumental virtuosity of the band were arguably one of the first manifestations of the post punk movement. It was also ranked at #128 in the Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, while Pitchfork Media named the album the 3rd best of the 1970s.

Simply a must heard album in excellent quality!

Felt - Albums Collection 1982-1992 (6CD) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at May 3, 2012
Felt - Albums Collection 1982-1992 (6CD) [Re-Up]

Felt – Albums Collection 1982-1992 (6CD)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.45 Gb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 606 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Alternative Rock, Post-Punk, Indie Pop, New Wave | Time: 03:49:04

Collection includes 5 studio albums and 1 compilation by British alternative rock band Felt. Includes: 'Crumbling the Antiseptic Beauty' (1982), 'Ignite The Seven Cannons' (1985), 'Let The Snakes Crinkle Their Heads To Death' (1986), 'Forever Breathes the Lonely Word' (1986), 'Me And A Monkey On The Moon' (1989), 'Absolute Classic Masterpieces' (1992).
Patti Smith - Horses (1975) (30th Anniversary Legacy Edition 2005, 2Cd) REPOST

Patti Smith - Horses (1975) (30th Anniversary Legacy Edition 2005, 2Cd) [Arista records]
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC+CUE+LOG -> 694 Mb
Artwork @ jpg -> 2 Mb

November 2005 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Patti Smith's debut album, Horses, a groundbreaking rock & roll masterpiece which continues its unparalleled influence on rock music, style and culture. Arista/Columbia/Legacy Recordings will celebrate this musical milestone with the release of Horses/Horses, a two-disc Legacy Special Edition of Patti Smith's debut album, on Tuesday, November 8…

Tom Scott - Flashpoint (1988) (Repost)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Feb. 18, 2017
Tom Scott - Flashpoint (1988) (Repost)

Tom Scott - Flashpoint (1988)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 47:14 | 335 MB
Genre: Jazz, Fusion | Label: GRP Records | Catalog: GRD-9571

With the exception of 1992's Born Again, saxophonist Tom Scott's output for GRP was consistently disappointing. Although obviously a talented player, Scott's willingness to play arrangements whose main goal was to gain radio airplay resulted in commercial and quickly dated music. Scott is heard with smaller groups throughout this 1988 effort, which include keyboardist Randy Kerber and guitarist Dean Parks, plus guest appearances by guitarists Eric Gale and Michael Landau; all this looks promising but is actually quite routine. None of the nine funky originals were infectious enough to catch on; Scott sounds fairly anonymous in spots, particularly when he utilizes a WX-7; and it is obvious that the music was made strictly for the money. At best, this is superior background music

Tom Scott - Keep This Love Alive (1991)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Feb. 16, 2017
Tom Scott - Keep This Love Alive (1991)

Tom Scott - Keep This Love Alive (1991)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 47:20 | 367 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: GRP | Catalog: GRD-9646

A shamelessly contrived effort, Keep This Love Alive is, for the most part, yet another tremendous waste of Tom Scott's talents. There are a few enjoyable moments here, including guest Dianne Schurr's sensuous vocal on "Whenever You Dream of Me" and Scott's gritty jazz-funk blowing on "Mis Thang." But on the whole, this CD is a throwaway by both jazz and pop standards. R&B/pop singer Brenda Russell is anything but memorable on the bloodless adult-contemporary song "If You're Not the One for Me," and most of the instrumentals would sound boring and lackluster even in a dentist's office. Throwing creativity to the wind, Scott leaves no doubt that his only concern is commercial radio airplay. The saxman recorded more than his share of stinkers for GRP in the 1980s and '90s, and Keep This Love Alive is at the top of the list.

Tom Scott - Born Again (1992) (Repost)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Feb. 15, 2017
Tom Scott - Born Again (1992) (Repost)

Tom Scott - Born Again (1992)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 45:20 | 341 MB
Genre: Jazz, Smooth Jazz | Label: GRP Records | Catalog: GRP 96752

After many years of recording one commercial effort after another, Tom Scott finally recorded a strong jazz set. By using Born Again as the CD's title, Scott sought to demonstrate that he was returning to his roots; unfortunately, this promising direction would only be a one-shot deal. Scott, who was always a strong musician, shows that he had not forgotten how to improvise despite all of his commercial work. He is heard on tenor, alto, and soprano performing seven mostly straight-ahead originals and Wayne Shorter's "Children of the Night."

Tom Scott - Reed My Lips (1994)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Feb. 6, 2017
Tom Scott - Reed My Lips (1994)

Tom Scott - Reed My Lips (1994)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 40:41 | 352 MB
Genre: Jazz, Fusion, Smooth Jazz | Label: GRP Records | Catalog: AAGRD9752

While most musicians wind up pigeonholed into very strict stylistic trappings throughout their career, Tom Scott has f ound challenges and success playing all formats of jazz on his solo projects and as leader of the GRP All Star Big Band (in the early 90s). It was fun following his muse in the middle of the decade, as he ventured back to his straightahead roots on 1992's Born Again, then was back to the funk on this rousing jam session. Working with old and new friends like Grover Washington, Jr., Paul Jackson, Jr., Dave Witham, David Paich, Luis Conte, Eric Gale and Robben Ford, Scott mixes his own material with some contributions from the outside.
Jacques Tom Rivest - Jacques Tom Rivest (1979) [Reissue 2006] (Repost)

Jacques Tom Rivest - Jacques Tom Rivest (1979) [Reissue 2006]
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 243 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 96 MB | Covers - 75 MB
Genre: Progressive Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: ProgQuebec (MPM16)

Jacques Rivest was best known as Pollen's vocalist and multi-instrumentalist prior to the release of his first, self-titled solo album in 1979. The LP features Pollen band mates Claude Lemay (keyboards) and Richard Lemoyne (guitar), joined by Daniel Mathieu (bass) and Serge Courchesne (drums/horns). Some of the material is more mainstream, but the acoustic instrumentation lends itself to a folk vibe, and there are some truly progressive moments, as on the Eastern-looking "Voyage au Tibet", as well as the double-keyboard lines and singing, reminiscent of Pollen, found on other tracks. 2006 saw the re-release of Rivest's first solo album, this time on CD, by ProgQuebec. The album is now augmented by a bonus track, taken from a single released about the same time as the original album release.
Tom Ze - Brazil Classics, Vol.4: The Best of Tom Ze - Massive Hits (1990)

Tom Ze - Brazil Classics, Vol.4: The Best of Tom Ze - Massive Hits (1990)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | 00:42:43 | 104 MB
Genre: Pop-Rock, MPB, Folk | Label: Luaka Bop

A cofounder of the tropicalista movement with Veloso, Gil, Bethania, et al., Zé has faded into obscurity as his music becomes more and more experimental and eccentric. This is by far the best Brazilian recording I've ever heard (caveat emptor!), partly because of the gentleness of Zé's weirdness and partly because he sounds so Brazilian even as the other tropicalistas come to associate "avant-garde" with increasingly Pan American pop-soup.

Tom Scott & the L.A. Express - Bluestreak (1996) (Repost)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Jan. 29, 2017
Tom Scott & the L.A. Express - Bluestreak (1996) (Repost)

Tom Scott & the L.A. Express - Bluestreak (1996)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 46:53 | 327 MB
Genre: Jazz, Fusion, Smooth Jazz | Label: GRP Records | Catalog: GRP 98442

Although Tom Scott recorded one throwaway after another in the 1980s and '90s, he's still quite capable of recording a decent album – which he proved on his 1992 straightahead date Born Again and his 1996 reunion with the L.A. Express, Bluestreak. Spontaneity and inspired blowing are the rules this time. Instead of pandering to smooth jazz radio, Scott lets loose and plays from the heart for a change. The Angelino (who's heard on tenor & soprano sax and flute) avoids smothering this very 1970s-sounding jazz/R&B/pop date with production and gives ample solo space to both himself and such Express alumni as Joe Sample (electric keyboards) and Robben Ford (electric guitar). A forgettable version of Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give It Up" never really takes off, but that's the only really disappointing song on Bluestreak – an album that was long overdue.