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Stray Cats - Rant N' Rave With The Stray Cats (1983) (24-bit K2)

Stray Cats - Rant N' Rave With The Stray Cats (1983) (24-bit K2)
Rockabilly | 1cd | EAC Rip | Ape + Cue + Log | covers
Arista/BMG BVCM-37207 | rem: 2001 | 265Mb

Well, being 15, a typical kid would like, alternative, punk, hip hop, but somethin' about this band caught my eye. Maybe the upright bass, or the way Jim played standing up, or the way Setzer could sing & play that guitar. On this cd, you'll find humor, rebellion, & heartache.

Stray Cats - Gonna Ball (1982) (24-bit K2)  Music

Posted by uff at July 16, 2016
Stray Cats - Gonna Ball (1982) (24-bit K2)

Stray Cats - Gonna Ball (1982) (24-bit K2)
Rockabilly | 1cd | EAC Rip | Ape + Cue + Log | covers
Arista/BMG, BVCM-37205 | rem: 2001 | 250Mb

The Stray Cats' second album, Gonna Ball, was considered something of a disappointment when it was released in 1981; back then, it had the disadvantage of competing with the expectations raised by its immediate predecessor, a miraculous debut produced under the guidance of Dave Edmunds.

Stray Cats - Built For Speed (1982) (24-bit K2)  Music

Posted by uff at July 9, 2016
Stray Cats - Built For Speed (1982) (24-bit K2)

Stray Cats - Built For Speed (1982) (24-bit K2)
Rockabilly | 1cd | EAC Rip | Ape + Cue + Log | covers
Arista/BMG BVCM-37206 | rem: 2001 | 245Mb

In 1982, the unexpected success of the Stray Cats' American debut, Built for Speed, made America aware that rockabilly, previously believed to be extinct, was actually alive and well somewhere in New Jersey (though the evidence had to be taken to England before anyone would notice).
Various Artists (John Coltrane) - Winner's Circle (1957) {1986 Bethlehem + 2007 Japan Mini LP 24-bit K2 HD Remaster}

Various Artists (John Coltrane) - Winner's Circle (1957) {1986 Bethlehem + 2007 Japan Mini LP 24-bit K2 HD Remaster}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (image)+CUE+LOG -> 538 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 210 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 46 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1986, 2007 Bethlehem Music / Victor Entert. | BR-5030/BCP-6066 / VICJ-61456
Jazz / Bop / Saxophone

Rare stuff from John Coltrane! The album features Trane playing tenor on only 4 of the album's 8 tracks – making it kind of surprising that they used his name in the title – but the album is a lesser-known batch of large group recordings that offer an interesting early chapter in his career! The main force behind the album is arranger Harry Tubbs – possibly not a name that's as sexy as John Coltrane, hence the billing – but a worthy leader for the date, given the quality of the music.
Sonny Rollins - Way Out West (1957) {Contemporary 20-bit K2 Limited Edition}

Sonny Rollins - Way Out West (1957) {Contemporary 20-bit K2 Limited Edition}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 467 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 168 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 37 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2000 Contemporary / Fantasy | CCD-7530-2 | 20-bit K2
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Saxophone

This edition limited to 10,000 copies and 20-Bit K2 Super Coding. Contemporary's 2000 re-release appended three bonus tracks, all of them alternate takes. A classic set that brings the east coast tenor of Sonny Rollins into contact with a west coast rhythm section of Ray Brown and Shelly Manne! Despite Rollins' silly look on the cover, and the album's overall "western" theme, the session's a brilliant one – right up there with Sonny's strongest trio sides of the late 50s, and a key link in a string of excellent recordings for Blue Note, Prestige, and Riverside! The lack of a piano really opens up the style of the set – letting Sonny explore freely on his solos, while Brown's bass and Manne's drums do more than enough to keep the rhythms going on their own. Solos aren't as "out" as on the Village Vanguard sessions, but certainly every bit as inspired – and titles include "I'm An Old Cowhand", "Solitude", "Come, Gone", "Way Out West", and "Wagon Wheels".
Gary McFarland - Point Of Departure (1963) {1998 Impulse! Japan 20 bit K2 Mastering}

Gary McFarland - Point Of Departure (1963) {1998 Impulse! Japan 20 bit K2 Mastering}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 219 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 93 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 184 Mb | 5% repair rar | 20 bit K2 Mastering
© 1998 Impulse! / MCA Records / Universal Victor Japan | MVCJ-19111
Jazz / Hard Bop / Post Bop / Vibes

A great record – and one that's filled with so many wonderful little moments! The whole thing's a very cool, very off-beat set of jazz tracks recorded by vibist Gary McFarland, with a group that includes Jimmy Raney on guitar, Richie Kamuca on tenor, and Steve Swallow on bass – a lineup that's as quirky as the sound of the record! The tunes are quite different than some of Gary's larger arrangements for Verve, but they've definitely got a very similar charm – quite groovy, and a unique blend of bossa influences, west coast jazz, modal rhythms, and other wonderful touches. Tracks include "Pecos Pete", "Hello To The Season", "Schlock-House Blues", and "Love Theme From David & Lisa".
John Coltrane - Coltrane (1957) {Prestige 50th Anniversary 20-bit K2 Edition}

John Coltrane - Coltrane (1957) {Prestige 50th Anniversary 20-bit K2 Edition}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 156 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 91 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 24 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2001 Prestige / Fantasy | PRCD-7105-2 | 20-bit K2
Jazz / Hard Bop / Saxophone

On his first session as a bandleader, tenor saxophonist John Coltrane is joined by Johnny Splawn on trumpet, Sahib Shihab on baritone sax, and a rhythm section of bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Albert "Tootie" Heath with piano duties split between Mal Waldron and Red Garland. Right out of the gate, the propulsive syncopated beat that drives through the heart of Coltrane's fellow Philly denizen Calvin Massey's "Bakai" indicates that Coltrane and company are playing for keeps. Shihab's emphatic and repetitive drone provides a manic urgency that fuels the participants as they weave in and out of the trance-like chorus.
Hampton Hawes Quartet - All Night Session Vols. 1-3 (1956) [2CD] {Japan Victor Mini LP 20-bit K2}

Hampton Hawes Quartet - All Night Session Vols. 1-3 (1956) [2CD] {Japan Victor Mini LP 20-bit K2}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 751 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 295 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 21 Mb | 5% repair rar | 20-bit K2 super coding
© 2001 Contemporary Records / Victor Japan | VICJ-60782~3
Jazz / Bop / Hard Bop / Piano

A Japanese reissue of this terrific session which was originally released on three LPs. It's beautifully remastered in 20-bit K2 super coding and contains one track not on any of the original LPs. Originally issued on three LPs, the music resulting from Hampton Hawes' All Night Session! was stereophonically recorded for the Contemporary label in Los Angeles on the night of November 12 and into the morning of November 13, 1956. This session transcended the conventions of studio production by moving steadily from one tune to the next like a live gig with no alternate takes.
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Willy and the Poor Boys (1969) [1998, Japan, 20 Bit K2 Remasters, VICP-60541]

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Willy and the Poor Boys (1969) [1998, Japan, 20 Bit K2 Remasters, VICP-60541]
Rock | EAC Rip | Flac (Image) + Cue + Log | MP3 CBR 320Kbps | 10 Tracks
Cover Included | Victor | VICP-60541 | ~249 + 84 Mb | 3% recovery | Fileserve, Filesonic

Make no mistake, Willy & the Poor Boys is a fun record, perhaps the breeziest album CCR ever made. Apart from the eerie minor-key closer "Effigy" (one of John Fogerty's most haunting numbers), there is little of the doom that colored Green River. Fogerty's rage remains, blazing to the forefront on "Fortunate Son," a working-class protest song that cuts harder than any of the explicit Vietnam protest songs of the era, which is one of the reasons that it hasn't aged where its peers have. Also, there's that unbridled vocal from Fogerty and the ferocious playing on CCR, which both sound fresh as they did upon release…
David Bowie - Sound and Vision Boxset (1989) - 6LP clear VINYL - 24-bit/96kHz plus CD-compatible format

David Bowie - Sound and Vision Boxset - VINYL
Vinyl rip in 24-bit/96kHz | FLAC (5% Recovery) | m3u's, md5 checksum, no cue or log (vinyl) | RS + Hot File
3.76 GB (24/96) or 1.17 GB redbook | Artwork included | Rock | 1989

A CLEAR vinyl 6lp set of the original "Sound + Vision" box.