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HBO - VICE Special Report: A House Divided (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 23, 2017
HBO - VICE Special Report: A House Divided (2017)

HBO - VICE Special Report: A House Divided (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3023 Kbps | 1h 10min | 1.71 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Vice takes a look at the political climate that gave rise to Donald Trump, and President Obama speaks to Vice's Shane Smith about the fierce partisan fighting that dominated his presidency and divided the country.
Frank Sinatra - Duets & Rarities: The Gold Collection (1998) [Special Limited Edition, 2CD]

Frank Sinatra - Duets & Rarities: The Gold Collection (1998) [Special Limited Edition, 2CD]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Tracks+Cue+Log | 494 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 306 Mb | Scans | Time: 01:04:37 + 59:31
Proper/Retro | R2CD 40-57
Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz, Swing

Duets & Rarities: The Gold Collection is a two-disc set collecting 40 duets and rarities (natch) featuring Frank Sinatra. Most date from the '40s, his Columbia years, and most can be found on the gargantuan 12-disc set The Columbia Years (1943-1952): The Complete Recordings. The first disc features a few intriguing duets ("New York, New York" with Gene Kelly, "A Little Learning Is a Dangerous Thing" with Pearl Bailey, "Me and My Shadow" with Sammy Davis, Jr., even the oddball "Mama Will Bark" with Dagmar), some ostensibly grabbed from radio shows. The quality is sub-standard, though, and, despite the presence of a few novelties, none but the most rabid Sinatra collectors need bother with it.

Celine Dion - These Are Special Times (1998) {2008, Reissue}  Music

Posted by popsakov at May 10, 2017
Celine Dion - These Are Special Times (1998) {2008, Reissue}

Celine Dion - These Are Special Times (1998) {2008, Reissue}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 453 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 164 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 117 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Pop, Christmas | Sony Music / Columbia #88697450102

These Are Special Times is the sixth English-language studio album and the first English-language holiday album by Canadian singer Celine Dion. Released by Sony Music Entertainment on 30 October 1998, it features cover versions of popular Christmas tunes and original material. Dion worked with David Foster and Ric Wake, who produced most of the tracks for the album. Other producers include R. Kelly and Bryan Adams. Critics praised Dion's commitment to the recorded material, as well as the production of the songs. The album has been certified five-times Platinum in the United States. In Canada, the album has sold one million copies and been certified Diamond. The album has sold twelve million copies worldwide and is one of the best-selling Christmas albums of all time.
Blur - Parklife (1994) 2CD Japanese Special Edition 2012 [Re-Up]

Blur - Parklife (1994) 2CD Japanese Special Edition 2012
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 778 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 288 Mb | Scans included | 01:49:33
Alternative Rock, BritPop, Dance Rock | Label: EMI Music Japan | # TOCP 71340-41

To celebrate the 21st anniversary of their debut release, Blur s break-through album Parklife has now been remastered from the original tapes by Frank Arkwright (The Smiths, Arcade Fire, New Order, Joy Division), with the remastering overseen by legendary original producer, Stephen Street. The first of five No 1 albums for the band, the four times platinum selling Parklife transformed Blur into the biggest band in the country and the Parklife Special Edition certainly doesn t fall short of that status. The accompanying bonus disc begins by collecting together all b-sides from all formats of the Girls And Boys, To The End, Parklife and End Of A Century singles, which contain - among many lesser-known Blur tracks - a Pet Shop Boys remix of Girls And Boys, a rendition of To The End with Damon singing in French, Graham s take on Country and Western in Red Necks and a rare appearance of a track written by Alex on, Alex s Song. Also included are previously unreleased acoustic versions of Jubilee and Parklife recorded for a BBC Radio 1 session in 1994 and the previously unreleased Cadena 40 Principales Acoustic Version of End Of A Century, which featured on a Spanish-only promo for the single.

Breakfast Special (2010) {PBS}  Video

Posted by TestTickles at May 4, 2017
Breakfast Special (2010) {PBS}

Breakfast Special (2010) {PBS}
Web rip | AVI: XVID (624 x 352, 1247 Kbps) | Audio: MP3 (128 Kbps) | 56 min | English | 546 mb
Genre: documentary, food, cooking

Breakfast Special is a 2010 documentary from PBS where host Rick Sebak travels throughout America in search of the best breakfast places the country has to offer. Along the way, the patrons, employees, and owners of such establishments give their take on what makes for great breakfast fare, and what keeps a customer coming back for more. This is taken from the Dallas/Fort Worth affiliate of PBS, KERA.
Blur - Modern Life Is Rubbish (1993) 2CD Japanese Special Edition 2012 [Re-Up]

Blur - Modern Life Is Rubbish (1993) 2CD Japanese Special Edition 2012
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 971 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 317 Mb | Scans ~ 40 Mb | 02:18:28
Alternative Rock, BritPop, Dance Rock | Label: EMI Music Japan | # TOCP 71338-39

To celebrate the 21st anniversary of their debut release, Blur s classic follow-up album Modern Life Is Rubbish has now been remastered from the original tapes by Frank Arkwright (The Smiths, Arcade Fire, New Order, Joy Division), with the remastering overseen by legendary original producer, Stephen Street. The Modern Life Is Rubbish Special Edition finally unites the non-album single Popscene (which was recorded whilst tracks from the album were being demo ed) with a Blur studio album. Also included in the accompanying bonus disc are all the Popscene, For Tomorrow and Chemical World b-sides (amongst which are nestled the Visit To Primrose Hill Extended Version of For Tomorrow, a reworked version of Chemical World and a cover of the Rod Stewart classic Maggie May. Completing the bonus disc are the b-sides to The Sunday Sunday Popular Community Song CD, (the official title of the main Sunday Sunday single release), the music-hall style covers of Daisy Bell and Let s All Go Down The Strand.

BBC The Sky at Night - 60th Anniversary Special (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at April 24, 2017
BBC The Sky at Night - 60th Anniversary Special (2017)

BBC The Sky at Night - 60th Anniversary Special (2017)
HDTV 1080p | 1920 x 1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 3995 Kbps | 58mn 48s | English AAC 123 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.69 GB
HDTV 720p | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 1440 Kbps | 58mn 48s | English AAC 123 Kbps, 2 channels | 659 MB
Genre: Documentary, Science / Subtitles: English

When the first episode of The Sky at Night was transmitted in April 1957, it was still thought that Mars could be home to advanced life, the Space Age was yet to begin, and the Big Bang was just a controversial theory. So to celebrate its 60th anniversary, this special programme looks at how our knowledge of the universe has been transformed in the last six decades - from the exploration of the solar system to the detection of black holes and planets orbiting distant stars.
Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz - Special Edition (1956) {EmArcy Japan 826 993-2}

Gerry Mulligan - Mainstream Of Jazz - Special Edition (1956) {EmArcy Japan 826 993-2}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 316 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 127 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 11 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1956, 1986 Mercury / EmArcy Japan | 826 993-2 / 32JD-126
Jazz / Cool / West Coast Jazz / Mainstream Jazz / Saxophone

One of three LPs recorded by the Gerry Mulligan Sextet of 1955-56, this set includes plenty of lesser-known songs including "Mainstream," "Igloo" and "Lollypop." With such strong soloists as baritonist Mulligan, the always swinging tenor of Zoot Sims, valve trombonist Bob Brookmeyer and trumpeter Jon Eardley, this was a classic West Coast style jazz band and each of its recordings are worth acquiring.

CNN - Special Report - The Most Powerful Man in the World (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at April 16, 2017
CNN - Special Report - The Most Powerful Man in the World (2017)

CNN - Special Report - The Most Powerful Man in the World (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3025 Kbps | 42mn 58s | 1008 MiB
Audio: English AAC 249 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

The phrase is used casually: A U.S. president is dubbed the world's most powerful person. But is he? Americans – as Donald Trump has learned – have checks and balances and a free press and other annoyances. Russians don't. “The Most Powerful Man in the World” attempts to examine the character of the Russian leader as well as his role in the world politics and relationship with the United States.

Kool & the Gang - Something Special (1981) Japanese SHM-CD, 2012  Music

Posted by Designol at April 11, 2017
Kool & the Gang - Something Special (1981) Japanese SHM-CD, 2012

Kool & the Gang - Something Special (1981) Japanese SHM-CD, 2012
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 259 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 102 Mb | Scans included
Funk, Urban, R&B, Post-Disco | Label: Universal/Mercury | # UICY-25311 | 00:36:26

With their long track record, Kool & the Gang have always offered dance-provoking rhythms and Something Special fits that bill, too. Featuring the number one single "Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)," James "J.T." Taylor approaches the song in a cool, mesmerizing tone, closing out the vamp in his falsetto with a burst of energy while the background vocals chant the subtitle throughout the chorus. Not known to lead a song in falsetto, Taylor further utilizes this talent on the motivated rhythms of the nocturnal scenario of "Steppin' Out." It maintained a steady stride, rising to the number ten spot on the charts. The third single from the album was "Get Down on It." As the title indicates, this is a gritty funk track that worked its way up the charts to claim the number three position, selling more than 500,000 copies. Although there were no more charted singles from this album, the entire collection is deserving of recognition. On a slower note, "Pass It On" and "No Show" received regional airplay.