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Camel - Lunar Sea: An Anthology 1973-1985 (2001)  Music

Posted by popsakov at June 25, 2017
Camel - Lunar Sea: An Anthology 1973-1985 (2001)

Camel - Lunar Sea: An Anthology 1973-1985 (2001)
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 960 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 369 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 33 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Progressive Rock | Decca #8829952

This double-CD set more or less supplants – though in some ways it also enhances – the 1993 compilation Echoes: The Retrospective. With a slightly longer running time and a fair difference in song content; though the same number of tracks, the overlap between the two is surprisingly limited. Gone are "Unevensong," "Breathless," "Skylines," the studio versions of "Lunar Sea" and "West Berlin," and "City Life," among other tracks – in their place as "Stationary Traveler," "Long Goodbyes," "Slow Yourself Down," "Nimrodel," "The Great Marsh," and "Spirit of the Water," plus live renditions of "Lunar Sea" and "West Berlin"…

Patrick Moraz & Bill Bruford - Flags (1985)  Music

Posted by v3122 at June 23, 2017
Patrick Moraz & Bill Bruford - Flags (1985)

Patrick Moraz & Bill Bruford - Flags (1985)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
EG, 825 680-2 | ~ 216 or 96 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 16 Mb
Prog-Rock, Jazz-Rock

Flags is a 1985 album by the duo Moraz and Bruford. Unlike their prior effort Music for Piano and Drums, which featured only an acoustic drum kit and grand piano, this recording expanded their musical palette by including a Kurzweil 250 synthesizer and electronic percussion…

Gyorgy Ligeti - Requiem; Aventures; Nouvelles Aventures (1985)  Music

Posted by Designol at June 13, 2017
Gyorgy Ligeti - Requiem; Aventures; Nouvelles Aventures (1985)

György Ligeti - Requiem; Aventures; Nouvelles Aventures (1985)
Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Liliana Poli, soprano; Barbro Ericson, mezzo-soprano
Sinfonie-Orchester Des Hessischen Rundfunks Frankfurt, conducted by Michael Gielen
Gertie Charlent, soprano; Marie-Thérèse Cahn, alto; William Pearson, baritone
Internationales Kammerensemble Darmstadt, conducted by Bruno Maderna

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 173 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 115 Mb | Covers included
Contemporary Classical, Avant-Garde | Label: WERGO | # WER 60045-50 | 00:49:39

György Ligeti's "Requiem" for soprano, mezzo-soprano, two mixed choirs and orchestra is one of his most impressive compositions - especially, when directed by Michael Gielen - and at the same time "the" requiem of the 20th century: Sound which is chromatically layered moves gradually from the lower registers to the higher, thus changing from mourning sounds into the promise of the eternal light. In the Kyrie the polyphonic net which was previously static begins to move gently. It was a part of this composition that Stanley Kubrick used to accompany the discovery of the monolith in "2001: A Space Odyssey". Also on this WERGO disc are two other essential works, "Aventures" and "Nouvelles Aventures", highly theatrical and justly celebrated choral works.

Kreator - Endless Pain (1985) [Remastered 2017] Digipak  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at June 12, 2017
Kreator - Endless Pain (1985) [Remastered 2017] Digipak

Kreator - Endless Pain (1985) [Remastered 2017] Digipak
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 468 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 156 Mb | Scans | 132 Mb | Time: 01:03:14
Noise Records | NOISECD021
Thrash Metal

Endless Pain was released in October 1985 by Noise Records. It was a savage debut; its crude thrashing quickly had the underground metal world abuzz with excitement. This album has been known to be viewed as a pivotal album to black metal bands that enjoy thrash metal elements, ultimately creating a thrash-influenced black metal sound.

Grace Jones - Slave To The Rhythm (1985) {1987 Island CD}  Music

Posted by TestTickles at June 9, 2017
Grace Jones - Slave To The Rhythm (1985) {1987 Island CD}

Grace Jones - Slave To The Rhythm (1985) {1987 Island CD}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 231 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 100 mb
Genre: R&B, soul, go-go, modern pop, spoken word, synth pop

Slave To The Rhythm is the 1985 album by Jamaican/British singer Grace Jones. This is the Island Records pressing released in the U.S. in 1987, with no bonus tracks. This was produced by Trevor Horn with assistance from Stephen (S.J.) Lipson.

Stevie Wonder - Love Songs: 20 Classic Hits (1985)  Music

Posted by popsakov at June 7, 2017
Stevie Wonder - Love Songs: 20 Classic Hits (1985)

Stevie Wonder - Love Songs: 20 Classic Hits (1985)
EAC Rip | WV (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 374 Mb | Scans (PNG, 400 dpi) ~ 41 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
R&B, Soul, Funk | RCA Records / Motown Records #530 037-2

Stevie Wonder is a much-beloved American icon and an indisputable genius not only of R&B but popular music in general. Blind virtually since birth, Wonder's heightened awareness of sound helped him create vibrant, colorful music teeming with life and ambition. Nearly everything he recorded bore the stamp of his sunny, joyous positivity; even when he addressed serious racial, social, and spiritual issues (which he did quite often in his prime), or sang about heartbreak and romantic uncertainty, an underlying sense of optimism and hope always seemed to emerge. Much like his inspiration, Ray Charles, Wonder had a voracious appetite for many different kinds of music, and refused to confine himself to any one sound or style. His best records were a richly eclectic brew of soul, funk, rock & roll…
English String Orchestra, Benjamin Britten, William Boughton, Roger Best - Works for String Orchestra (1985)

English String Orchestra, Benjamin Britten, William Boughton, Roger Best - Works for String Orchestra (1985)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork (600dpi, png) | 415 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 321 mb
Classical, Modern | Label: Nimbus Records - NI 5025

Here is the 1985 Nimbus release 'Benjamin Britten: Works for String Orchestra' performed by English String Orchestra conducted by William Boughton with Roger Best on viola. This particular Nimbus release has been out of print for some time now, but all of these works by Britten has been included on various later and more recent Nimbus releases.
Level 42 - World Machine (1985) 2CDs Deluxe Edition, Remastered 2007

Level 42 - World Machine (1985) 2CDs Deluxe Edition, Remastered 2007
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 767 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 254 Mb | Scans ~ 128 Mb | 01:51:14
Pop/Rock, New Wave, Jazz-Funk, Sophisti-Pop | Label: Polydor | # 9843543

2007 digitally remastered and expanded two CD Deluxe Edition of the band's 1985 commercial breakthrough features a bonus disc. Level 42, led by bassist Mark King, began as a Jazz/Fusion/Pop band in the late '70s and slowly evolved into a Pop/Jazz band with shorter, catchier songs. They scored numerous hit singles in the UK and Europe during the early part of the '80s, but it wasn't until World Machine that they became chart-toppers and began to gain recognition in the U.S. Disc One contains the original album's 10 tracks which includes the band's worldwide hit 'Something About You'. Disc Two features an additional 11 tracks including three BBC recordings, five live performances and three remixes. 21 tracks total.
Alfred Brendel - Ludwig van Beethoven: Fur Elise; Eroica-Variationen Op. 35; 6 Bagatelles, Op. 126; 6 Ecossaises, WoO 83 (1985)

Alfred Brendel - Ludwig van Beethoven: Für Elise; Eroica-Variationen, Op. 35;
6 Bagatelles, Op. 126; 6 Ecossaises, WoO 83 (1985)

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 143 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 115 Mb | Scans ~ 30 Mb
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | # 412 227-2 | Time: 00:49:56

Like Gilels, Brendel treats the Op. 35 Variations as far more than a poor relation of the Eroica Symphony finale. His approach has less of the urgent, seemingly improvisatory thrust which makes the Gilels DG performance (on LP only) so compelling, but the sharpness with which he characterizes each variation is a delight, each time bringing a moment of revelation, and often relating this essentially middle-period work to much later inspirations. The six Bagatelles of Op. 126 equally find Brendel giving these fragments a weight, concentration and seriousness to reflect what else Beethoven was writing at the time. There is a gruffness of expression with charm eliminated. The third Bagatelle is the more moving for its simple gravity, and only in the final one of the group does Brendel allow himself to relax in persuasive warmth. Fur Elise makes a simple, haunting prelude to the group and the six Ecossaises a jolly postude with Brendel evoking the bluff jollity of Austrian dance music.

Robyn Hitchcock And The Egyptians - Fegmania! (1985) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at May 24, 2017
Robyn Hitchcock And The Egyptians - Fegmania! (1985) [Re-Up]

Robyn Hitchcock And The Egyptians - Fegmania! (1985)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 316 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 113 Mb | Scans included | 00:47:30
Jangle Pop, Neo-Psychedelia, Aternative Rock | Label: Midnight Music | # CHIME 00.08 CD

After the stripped-back collection I Often Dream of Trains, Robyn Hitchcock slowly formed a backing band called the Egyptians with ex-Soft Boys Andy Metcalfe and Morris Windsor, and keyboardist Roger Jackson over the course of the next year. Fegmania!, the Egyptians' first album, was a distinct departure from both the Soft Boys and Hitchcock's previous solo work, featuring layered, intertwining guitars and keyboards that created lush and thick sonic textures. Even with the more detailed arrangements, the songs remained twitchy and off-kilter, with melodies that usually went in willfully unpredictable directions, yet remained catchy all the while. Fegmania! was Hitchcock's most consistent work to date, featuring such highlights as the Eastern-tinged "Egyptian Cream", and the creepy "My Wife & My Dead Wife", and the relatively straightforward "The Man with the Lightbulb Head".