The Charlatans - A Head Full Of Ideas & Trust Is For Believers (Live) (Deluxe Edition) (2021)

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The Charlatans - A Head Full Of Ideas & Trust Is For Believers (Live) (Deluxe Edition) (2021)

The Charlatans - A Head Full Of Ideas & Trust Is For Believers (Live) (Deluxe Edition) (2021)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks, cue, log) - 990 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 326 MB
2:22:27 | Brit Pop, Alternative, Indie Rock | Label: Then Records

"A Head Full of Ideas" is a career spanning best of that sums up their remarkable progress from 1990 Manchester scene hopefuls to one of the UK’s most enduring and best-loved bands.
The band have notched up 13 Top 40 studio albums - three of them number ones - alongside 22 hit singles, four of them top 10. The rollercoaster highs have been accompanied by some shattering lows, any which one of them could have felled a less resilient band, from nervous breakdowns to near bankruptcy and the deaths of two founder members.

Kwick - Kwick / To The Point (2012)

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Kwick - Kwick / To The Point (2012)

Kwick - Kwick / To The Point (2012)
FLAC (tracks) - 506 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 174 MB
1:14:56 | Funk, Soul, Disco, Boogie | Label: Expansion

Soul funk band. Hailed from Memphis. Prior to being known as Kwick, Terry Bartlett, William Sumlin and Bertram Brown (2) for Stax as The Newcomers, having a hit in the early 70's with "Pin The Tail On The Donkey". They contributed plenty of background work for other artists on Stax and opened as a live act for label mates , Bar-Kays and The Emotions. After the demise of Stax they added a fourth member, Vince Ricari Williams and changed their name to Kwick.

Edita Gruberova - The Art of Edita Gruberova (2021)

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Edita Gruberova - The Art of Edita Gruberova (2021)

Edita Gruberova - The Art of Edita Gruberova (2021)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 1.9 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 1.08 GB
7:56:32 | Classical | Label: Decca

Edita Gruberová was a coloratura soprano, best known for her performances of Mozart and Strauss operas, but also strongly identified with the bel canto revival. She studied in her hometown of Bratislava, and then in Vienna and Prague, finally making her professional debut as Rosina in Rossini's Barber of Seville at the Slovak National Theater in 1968.

Jay & The Americans - The Complete United Artists Singles (2009)

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Jay & The Americans - The Complete United Artists Singles (2009)

Jay & The Americans - The Completed United Artists Singles (2009)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks, cue, log) - 649 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 408 MB
2:54:15 | Pop Rock, Vocal l | Label: Collectors' Choice Music

Having successfully brought to digital light the original mono single masters of Jan & Dean and Gary Lewis & the Playboys, we felt it was time to tackle the complete singles of another great 60s single band, Jay & the Americans! And when we say tackle, we mean we really put our shoulders into this one this set comes in at three CDs and 66 tracks strong! That s the A and B-side of every single in their original mono single mixes, virtually none of which have appeared on CD, all remastered from the original single master tapes that have laid dormant for decades, plus two promo-only tracks. Once again, Ed Osborne produced and annotated the set, and got quotes from Americans Sandy Deanne (Yaguda), Marty Sanders and Kenny Vance (Rosenberg). Single sleeves and photos round out the booklet. Includes the Phil Spector production Things Are Changing , which was written by Spector and Brian Wilson! Don't miss this magically momentous Collectors Choice Music exclusive!

Change - Reach For The Sky (Anthology) (2015)

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Change - Reach For The Sky (Anthology) (2015)

Change - Reach For The Sky (Anthology) (2015)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks, cue, log) - 0.97 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 362 MB
2:38:35 | Electronic, Funk, Soul, Disco, Boogie | Label: Groove Line Records

2015 two CD collection. Reach For The Sky: The Change Anthology offers the very best of Change, the innovative studio group masterminded by Jacques Fred Petrus, and brought to life by producer/arranger Mauro Malavasi and bassist Davide Romani. Change launched Luther Vandross' solo career with the #1 dance classic 'The Glow of Love' and the Top 20 UK hit 'Searching'. This 28 track collection spans the group's six albums from 1980-1985 and includes every single that made the pop, R&B, and dance charts in the U.K. and U.S., plus an exclusive bonus new disco remix of 'It's A Girl's Affair' by Mike Maurro. Reach For The Sky features a 24-page booklet with rare photos, plus definitive liner notes with brand new interviews and a track-by-track commentary by some of those who helped define Change's biggest hits, including Jocelyn Brown ('A Lover's Holiday'), Diva Gray ('Paradise'), James "Crabbe" Robinson ('The Very Best In You'), and Deborah Cooper ('Change of Heart'). Newly remastered from the original tapes and housed in a deluxe digipak adorned with Greg Porto's iconic artwork throughout, including this release's front cover. Reach For The Sky will lead Change lovers to paradise.

Rammstein - Raritäten 1994-2012 (2015)

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Rammstein - Raritäten 1994-2012 (2015)

Rammstein - Raritäten 1994-2012 (2015)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 370 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 121 MB
52:48 | Alternative Rock, Industrial | Label: Vertigo Berlin

Raritäten (1994-2012) is a compilation available exclusively on the Spotify, Apple Music and Deezer streaming platforms. It contains the b-sides available on the Rammstein's singles released between 1994 and 2012.
The album was originally called "Rare tracks 1994-2012". Then, a few years after the release of "XXI (The Vinyl Box Set)", it was renamed "Raritäten (1994-2012)", because the box set contains a vinyl called "Raritäten" ("rarities" in English). Be careful though, the two tracklists are different.

U2 - Salome: [The Axtung Beibi] Outtakes (1992)

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U2 - Salome: [The Axtung Beibi] Outtakes (1992)

U2 - Salome: [The Axtung Beibi] Outtakes (1992)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks, cue, log) - 1.1 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 488 MB
3:27:30 | Rock, Alternative Rock, Pop Rock, Post-Punk | Label: Jewels

This infamous bootleg of the 'Achtung Baby' sessions. Unlike the majority of the numerous other CD pressings of this material, this was mastered directly from the DAT's that U2 produced as working tapes during the recording sessions. As such, the recording quality is outstanding. The titles I have used here match those found in the Salome "pseudo liner notes" (I'm not sure of the author of that document, but it can be found at several U2 WWW sites. Quite interesting.). Many of these songs are early versions of 'Achtung Baby' tracks, while others are unique and unreleased songs or musical "ideas". The material is somewhat repetitive (nine versions of Salome), but provides interesting insight into the development and evolution of the songs. I don't know of any bootlegged 'Achtung Baby' session material which does not appear on this recording. Earlier pressings have Tracks 9 and 10 on Disc 1 indexed together. There are no titles anywhere on the packaging. The back cover simply lists the length of each track. Discs 1 and 2 are listed as having only 11 tracks each.

VA - Samuel Barber - Adagio (100th Anniversary) (2010)

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VA - Samuel Barber - Adagio (100th Anniversary) (2010)

VA - Samuel Barber - Adagio (100th Anniversary) (2010)
FLAC (tracks) - 606 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 372 MB
2:37:50 | Classical | Label: EMI

Samuel Barber, one of the most prominent and popular American composers of the mid-20th century, wrote effectively in virtually every genre, including opera, ballet, vocal, choral, keyboard, chamber, and orchestral music. His music is notable for its warmly Romantic lyricism, memorable melodies, and essentially conservative harmonic style, all of which put him at odds with the prevailing modernist aesthetic of his time.

Judas Priest - Reflections: 50 Heavy Metal Years of Music (Limited Edition) (2021)

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Judas Priest - Reflections: 50 Heavy Metal Years of Music (Limited Edition) (2021)

Judas Priest - Reflections: 50 Heavy Metal Years of Music (Limited Edition) (2021)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks, cue, log) - 14.7 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 4.9 GB
35:56:24 | Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal | Label: Sony

Judas Priest have announced they’re celebrating their 50th anniversary with a gargantuan limited-edition box set called ‘50 Heavy Metal Years of Music.’Released on Friday 15th October 2021 via Sony Music, the expansive collection boasts all 18 of Judas Priest’s studio albums to date, all the band’s live albums and 13 discs of unreleased music.
The veritable smorgasbord of heavy metal music contained within ‘50 Heavy Metal Years of Music’ was restored and mixed by Tom Allom at La Cucina W8 and mastered by Alex Wharton at Abbey Road Studios.
Judas Priest Lead singer Rob Halford said: “Judas Priest’s curated box set representing 50 heavy metal years is the ultimate treasure trove defining the band’s unwavering commitment to keeping and defending the heavy metal faith.”
Guitarist Glenn Tipton adds: “If there’s one box set you should have in your Heavy Metal collection it should be this one – it’s immortal – proclaiming and truly representing Metal for over 50 years – Flying the Flag and proudly leading the way inspiring many bands throughout the years—-this 42 CD selection says it all——it’s a big part of Metal history and as such will live forever.Bassist and founding member Ian Hill succinctly comments: “AMAZING – 50 years of metal crammed into a small box…..!

VA - Music From The Motion Picture Ocean's Eleven (2001)

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VA - Music From The Motion Picture Ocean's Eleven (2001)

VA - Music From The Motion Picture Ocean's Eleven (2001)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks, cue, log) - 320 MB
51:54 | Electronic, Soundtrack, Downtempo, Theme | Label: Warner Records

The idea of remaking the Rat Pack's infamous shaggy-dog story cum Vegas heist thriller may have seemed ludicrous without a Rat Pack. But that didn't deter ever-inventive director Steven Soderbergh, who's again wisely teamed with not only Out of Sight star George Clooney, but that underrated project's Irish-born club mixer turned scorer David Holmes, as well. The resulting soundtrack is a spunky, cross-cultural joyride that careens from Perry Como's "Papa Loves Mambo" to the loopy hip-hop of Handsome Boy Modeling School's "The Projects," while paying some gratifying visits to Percy Faith, Arthur Lyman, Quincy Jones, the terminally cool Claude Debussy, and, of course, King Elvis along the way. Holmes's own concoctions are as smartly retro-hip and seamless, slyly intertwining cool jazz-funk and smoky cine-Muzak with some dance-floor grooves that keep the musical tension boiling. The sharp dialogue snippets that bubble throughout seem a quirky throwback to soundtracks gone by, a sometimes oversized olive in Holmes's inviting musical cocktail. –Jerry McCulley

VA - Scarface (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) (1983)

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VA - Scarface (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) (1983)

VA - Scarface (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) (1983)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 247 MB
35:12 | Soundtrack, Synth-pop, Disco | Label: Geffen Records

Scarface: Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack album featured on the 1983 American crime film, Scarface, which was directed by Brian De Palma. Composed by Italian record producer Giorgio Moroder, the vinyl soundtrack was released on December 9 of the same year through MCA Records. The album features music created by Moroder, who wrote and produced all of the tracks. Scarface counts with the collaboration of multiple singers, including Paul Engemann, Debbie Harry, Amy Holland, Elizabeth Daily, among other artists. The soundtrack received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Original Score at the 41st Golden Globe Awards.

John Eliot Gardiner - The Best Of Bach (2013)

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John Eliot Gardiner - The Best Of Bach (2013)

John Eliot Gardiner - The Best Of Bach (2013)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 650 MB | 02:31:09
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Conductor John Eliot Gardiner is a leading figure in the historical performance movement, having founded the Monteverdi Choir for performances of Baroque music, and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, devoted to music of the 19th century. He is especially noted for performances and recordings of Bach's choral music.

VA - The Crow Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1994)

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VA - The Crow Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1994)

VA - The Crow Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1994)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 430 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 148 MB
01:03:44 | Soundtrack, Alternative Rock, Industrial, Goth Rock, Heavy Metal
Label: Atlantic

Based on the hit comic book about a man who returns from the dead to avenge his killers, the film adaptation of The Crow suffered a cruel irony when star Brandon Lee (son of martial arts superstar Bruce Lee) died during production after a bizarre onset accident. That event only deepened the film's aura of death and gothic unease, moods that are brilliantly underscored by this well-chosen collection of stark alt rock, dark metal, and industrial dirges.
The opener, the Cure's typically angst-ridden "Burn," is about as sentimental as this album gets, bookended by Jane Siberry's wistful "It Can't Rain All the Time." Sandwiched in between is a virtual primer on powerful mid-1990s alt and industrial rock, from Nine Inch Nails hammering Joy Division's "Dead Souls" into its own image to the blistering snarl of Helmet, Pantera, and the Rollins Band. So-called pop-song scores often have a cheap afterthought feel to them; this one, a refreshingly integral part of the film itself, stands as a great album in its own right. –Jerry McCulley

Chic - The Definitive Groove Collection (Remastered) (2006)

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Chic - The Definitive Groove Collection (Remastered) (2006)

Chic - The Definitive Groove Collection (Remastered) (2006)
FLAC (tracks) - 989 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 354 MB
2:32:54 | Funk, Soul, Disco | Label: Rhino

There is no doubt that Chic was disco's greatest band. Working in a heavily producer-dominated field, they were most definitely a band. By the time Chic appeared in the late '70s, disco was already heading toward mainstream saturation and an inevitable downfall. Chic bucked the trend by stripping disco's sound down to its basic elements. Specializing in stylish grooves with a uniquely organic sense of interplay, Chic's sound was anchored by the scratchy "chucking"-style rhythm guitar of Nile Rodgers, the indelible, widely imitated, and sometimes outright stolen basslines of Bernard Edwards, and the powerhouse drumming of Tony Thompson.

Julian Cope - World Shut Your Mouth (Expanded & Remastered) (1984/2015)

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Julian Cope - World Shut Your Mouth (Expanded & Remastered) (1984/2015)

Julian Cope - World Shut Your Mouth (Expanded & Remastered) (1984/2015)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks, cue, log) - 613 MB
1:32:30 | Pop Rock, Psychedelic Rock | Label: Caroline International

2CD 2015 remaster + bonus disc of outtakes. Brilliant solo debut from 1983 by the ex-Teardrop Explodes vocalist contains the singles "Sunshine Playroom" and "Greatness And Perfection"
This is the acclaimed debut by Julian Cope his first solo effort after leaving the Teardrop Explodes and was originally released on Mercury records in 1984. It was written and recorded in 1983 at Julian retreat in the village of Drayton Bassett, 2 of the songs featured were meant for the next Teardrop Explodes album (the original versions can be found on the aborted 3rd album Everybody Wants to Shag The Teardrop Explodes). This version contains a bonus disc of B-sides and sessions as well a new note by long time cope publicist Mick Houghton all contained in a 24 page booklet with rare photos and memorabilia