Author Archive: Nat

The Cranberries – Something Else (2017)

The Cranberries - Something Else (2017)

The Cranberries – Something Else (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 582 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: BMG | UK | Cat#: 53827 4052 | Genre: Alternative Rock

Indeed a little extra for diehards and new fans alike, the Cranberries’ Something Else serves as both a great primer to the band’s classics and a suitable greatest-hits collection. Like Tori Amos’ orchestral reworkings on Gold Dust, this release shines a fresh light and decades of hindsight on the Irish group’s ten biggest singles, reinterpreted here with the string quartet from the Irish Chamber Orchestra. Read More

Nirvana – Discography (1989 – 2016)

Nirvana - Discography (1989 - 2016)

Nirvana – Discography (1989 – 2016)
EAC Rip | 52xCD + 6xDVD | FLAC/APE Tracks & Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 56.3 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
STUDIO ALBUMS | LIVE ALBUMS | COMPILATIONS | BOX SET | SINGLES & EPs | BOOTLEGS
Label: Various | Genre: Alternative Rock, Grunge

Prior to Nirvana, alternative music was consigned to specialty sections of record stores, and major labels considered it to be, at the very most, a tax write-off. After the band’s second album, 1991’s Nevermind, nothing was ever quite the same, for better and for worse. Nirvana popularized punk, post-punk, and indie rock, unintentionally bringing them into the American mainstream like no other band to date. While their sound was equal parts Black Sabbath (as learned by fellow Washington underground rockers the Melvins) and Cheap Trick, Nirvana’s aesthetics were strictly indie rockRead More

Alphaville – Strange Attractor (2017)

Alphaville - Strange Attractor (2017)

Alphaville – Strange Attractor (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 814 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Polydor / Universal | EU | Cat#: 06025 5740425 8 | Genre: Synth-Pop

With cult bands, this is a matter of course: many of them still rest on their hit singles and their typical sound. Alphaville is quite different. Even if hits like “Big In Japan” and “Forever Young” remain unforgotten, the synthpop legends 2017 look into the future – with their new album “Strange Attractor”. For seven years fans had to wait for the successor of “Catching Rays On Giant”. A time when much happened. Alphaville had to continue on following the loss of keyboardist Martin Lister, who died in 2014.Read More

Various Artists – Twelve Inch Eighties: People Hold On (2016) {3CD-Set}

Various Artists - Twelve Inch Eighties: People Hold On (2016) {3CD-Set}

Various Artists – Twelve Inch Eighties: People Hold On (2016) {3CD-Set}
EAC Rip | 3xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.42 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Crimson | EU | Cat#: TWIN80001 | Genre: Synth-Pop, New Wave, Disco

Twelve Inch Eighties is the new 3CD range by Crimson Productions, compiling extended alternate mixes of some of the biggest hit singles of the 80s. Each themed release is housed in a sleek 3CD digipak with abstract imagery representative of early dance label releases. These carefully selected titles across the range will bring together the finest eighties pop, dance and disco, amongst other genres, in all their full 12” single glory.Read More

Various Artists – Twelve Inch Eighties: Let’s Groove (2016) {3CD-Set}

Various Artists - Twelve Inch Eighties: Let's Groove (2016) {3CD-Set}

Various Artists – Twelve Inch Eighties: Let’s Groove (2016) {3CD-Set}
EAC Rip | 3xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.33 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Crimson | EU | Cat#: TWIN80004 | Genre: Synth-Pop, New Wave, Disco

Twelve Inch Eighties is the successful 3CD range by Crimson Productions, compiling extended alternate mixes of some of the biggest hit singles of the 80s. Each themed release is housed in a sleek 3CD digipak with abstract imagery representative of early dance label releases. These carefully selected titles across the range will bring together the finest eighties pop, dance and disco, amongst other genres, in all their full 12” single glory. Let’s Groove is the latest title in the range and the first dip into the classics 80s Disco scene.Read More

Mike + The Mechanics – Let Me Fly (2017)

Mike + The Mechanics - Let Me Fly (2017)

Mike + The Mechanics – Let Me Fly (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Basic Scans Included
Total Size: 365 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: BMG | UK | Cat#: 538268632 | Genre: Pop Rock

Let Me Fly is the second album from the latter-day incarnation of Mike + the Mechanics, the one featuring Andrew Roachford and Tim Howar splitting lead vocal duties. By this point, any of Mike Rutherford’s lingering prog influences are long gone, leaving a streamlined and polished professional pop group. Even when the pace quickens and the arrangements sparkle, the affair seems subdued and, to that end, Roachford never quite gets the chance to stretch his chops. Then again, virtuosity isn’t the name of the game here: this is gleaming mature pop, music for well-tailored moods and, to that end, it succeeds.Read More

Mike Oldfield – Discography (1973 – 2016) UPDATE

Mike Oldfield - Discography (1973 - 2016)

Mike Oldfield – Discography (1973 – 2016)
EAC Rip | 86xCD + 8xDVD | FLAC/APE/WV Tracks & Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 38.6 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
STUDIO ALBUMS | LIVE ALBUM | COMPILATIONS | BOX SETS
Label: Various | Genre: Progressive Rock, New Age

Composer Mike Oldfield rose to fame on the success of Tubular Bells, an eerie, album-length conceptual piece employed to stunning effect in the film The Exorcist. Born May 15, 1953, in Reading, England, Oldfield began his professional career at the age of 14, forming the Sallyangie folk duo with his sister Sally; a year later, the siblings issued their debut LP, Children of the Sun. By the age of 16, he was playing bass with Soft Machine founder Kevin Ayers’ group the Whole World alongside experimental classical arranger David Bedford and avant-garde jazz saxophonist Lol Coxhill; within months, Oldfield was tapped to become the band’s lead guitarist prior to recording the 1971 LP Shooting at the Moon.Read More

Morrissey – The HMV/Parlaphone Singles ’88-’95 (2009) {3CD-Set}

Morrissey - The HMV/Parlaphone Singles '88-'95 (2009) {3CD-Set}

Morrissey – The HMV/Parlaphone Singles ’88-’95 (2009) {3CD-Set}
EAC Rip | 3xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.39 GB (CDs) + 58.7 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: EMJ | EU | Cat#: 50999 6 85916 2 5 | Genre: Indie Rock

2009 three CD collection from the former Smiths frontman containing all his solo singles released between 1988 and 1995. Featuring the A and B-sides of each single, this triple disc set is the ultimate Morrissey collection and is a must-own, even if you have already purchased all of the original singles! From ‘Suedehead’ straight through to ‘A Swallow On My Neck’, this set includes 62 tracks including plenty of non-album cuts, live recordings and so much more.Read More

The Smiths – Complete (2011) {Box Set, Remastered, 8CD + DVD}

The Smiths - Complete (2011) {Box Set, Remastered, 8CD + DVD}

The Smiths – Complete (2011) {Box Set, Remastered, 8CD + DVD}
EAC Rip | 8xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
DVD | VIDEO_TS | PAL 4:3 (720×576) VBR | LPCM, Stereo
Total Size: 2.73 GB (CDs) + 3.07 GB (DVD) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Rhino | UK & EU | Cat#: 2564665907 | Genre: Indie Rock

Complete is a box set released by British band The Smiths on 26 September 2011. Standard versions contain their four studio albums (The Smiths, Meat Is Murder, The Queen Is Dead and Strangeways, Here We Come), a live album (Rank) and three compilations (Hatful of Hollow, The World Won’t Listen and Louder Than Bombs) over 8 CDs.Read More

Deep Forest – Discography (1992 – 2017)

Deep Forest - Discography (1992 - 2017)

Deep Forest – Discography (1992 – 2017)
EAC Rip | 58xCD | APE/FLAC Tracks & Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 22.4 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
STUDIO ALBUMS | LIVE ALBUM | COMPILATIONS & BOX SET | SINGLES | PROJECTS
Label: Various | Genre: New Age, World-Ethnic

Innovatively fusing traditional ethnic musics with state-of-the-art rhythms, the work of Deep Forest was best typified by their 1993 smash “Sweet Lullaby,” which brought together the contemporary sounds of ambient techno with a haunting traditional lullaby from the Solomon Islands. The project was primarily the work of the French keyboardists and programmers Eric Mouquet and Michael SanchezRead More