The Flower Kings – A Kingdom Of Colours II: The Complete Collection From 2004 To 2013 (2018) {9CDs Box Set}

The Flower Kings - A Kingdom Of Colours II: The Complete Collection From 2004 To 2013 (2018) {9CDs Box Set}

The Flower Kings – A Kingdom Of Colours II: The Complete Collection From 2004 To 2013 (2018) {9CDs Box Set}
EAC Rip | 9xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 5.02 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Inside Out Music ‎| EU | Cat#: 19075846892 | Genre: Progressive Rock

Dreams are an essential part of the musical world. Despite having been firmly involved in Sweden’s highly fertile prog rock scene in the ’70s, Roine Stolt was still harbouring dreams of maximum creative fulfilment when he arrived in the ’90s, guitar in hand and a head full of sublime musical ideas. The end result was a solo album, The Flower King, which struck such a resounding chord with a small but growing number of prog fans around the planet. It also proved to be one of a handful of albums that helped to kick-start and underpin a worldwide resurgence for adventurous, symphonic rock music that is still gaining momentum over two decades later.Read More

The Flower Kings – A Kingdom Of Colours: The Complete Collection From 1995 To 2002 (2017) {10CDs, Box Set}

The Flower Kings - A Kingdom Of Colours: The Complete Collection From 1995 To 2002 (2017) {10CDs, Box Set}

The Flower Kings – A Kingdom Of Colours: The Complete Collection From 1995 To 2002 (2017) {10CDs, Box Set}
EAC Rip | 10xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 5.84 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Inside Out Music | EU | Cat#: 88985493122 | Genre: Progressive Rock

Ten CD set. The Flower Kings, formed back in 1994 by iconic prog rock artist Roine Stolt (Transatlantic, Kaipa, Anderson/Stolt etc), release A Kingdom Of Colours (1995 – 2002), which offers the complete early years of the band covering seven studio albums on ten discs! Featuring a brand-new interview with Roine Stolt (done by Dom Lawson/Prog Magazine, The Guardian) and liner notes, plus a hand-numbered certificate of authenticity making it also a collectible release, A Kingdom Of Colours (1995 – 2002) is the best possible CD format to discover a whole bunch of inspired and diverse masterpieces of progressive rock’s recent history.Read More

John Coltrane – Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album (2018) {Deluxe Edition, WEB Hi-Res}

John Coltrane - Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album (2018) {Deluxe Edition, WEB Hi-Res}

John Coltrane – Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album (2018) {Deluxe Edition, WEB Hi-Res}
WEB Download | Hi-Res | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 192kHz | Digital Booklet
Total Size: 2.09 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Impulse! | Genre: Jazz

Years of canonization have obscured how John Coltrane was at a bit of crossroads in the early ’60s, playing increasingly adventurous music on-stage while acquiescing to Impulse!’s desire to record marketable albums. Whenever he could, producer Bob Thiele would capture Coltrane working out new music with pianist McCoy Tyner, drummer Elvin Jones, and bassist Jimmy Garrison.Read More

Stevie Wonder – 5 Japanese SHM-SACD Albums (1972-1980) {2011, Reissue, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Stevie Wonder - 5 Japanese SHM-SACD Albums (1972-1980) {2011, Reissue, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Stevie Wonder – 5 Japanese SHM-SACD Albums (1972-1980) {2011, Reissue, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
5x SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Single Layer SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 11.3 GB (ISO) + 5.29 GB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Universal | Japan | Genre: R&B

Talking Book (1972) – Innervisions (1973)
Fulfillingness’ First Finale (1974)
Songs In The Key Of Life (1976) – Hotter Than July (1980)

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John Mayer – Heavier Things (2003) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

John Mayer - Heavier Things (2003) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

John Mayer – Heavier Things (2003) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 4.15 GB (ISO) + 2.60 GB (FLAC Mch) + 972 MB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Aware / Columbia | USA | Cat#: CH 90746 | Genre: Alternative Rock, Blues Rock

Don’t take the title of John Mayer’s Heavier Things literally. Mayer offers nothing heavy on the follow-up to his breakthrough hit, Room for Squares — nothing heavy in the music and nothing heavy in the lyrics. No, Mayer is smooth, slick, and streamlined on his second or third album (it all depends if you count his 1999 debut, Inside Wants Out, half of which was re-recorded for Room for Squares, which itself was released in two different incarnations), playing things straight and following the blueprint his big radio hit, “Your Body Is a Wonderland,” provided.Read More

John Mayer – Room For Squares (2001) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

John Mayer - Room For Squares (2001) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

John Mayer – Room For Squares (2001) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 4.32 GB (ISO) + 3.08 GB (FLAC Mch) + 1.07 GB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Aware / Columbia | USA | Cat#: 82876761746 | Genre: Alternative Rock, Blues Rock

After making a small buzz with the Inside Wants Out EP, John Mayer hired veteran producer John Alagía (known for his work with the Dave Matthews Band) to beef up his full-length debut with commercial polish. Released in September 2001, Room for Squares proved to be a well-timed album, quietly heralding the end of teen pop’s glory days with clever wordplay, savvy chord progressions, and mature songwriting.Read More

Elvis Presley – The Searcher (The original soundtrack) (2018) {3CD-Set}

Elvis Presley - The Searcher (The original soundtrack) (2018) {3CD-Set}

Elvis Presley – The Searcher (The original soundtrack) (2018) {3CD-Set}
EAC Rip | 3xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 0.99 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: RCA / Legacy | EU | Cat#: 19075806732 | Genre: Rock & Roll, Rockabilly

The 3CD deluxe edition box set offers an expanded 55-track overview of Elvis’ career as heard in the film including familiar hit recordings (“Heartbreak Hotel,” “Are You Lonesome Tonight?”), powerful vocal performances (“That’s All Right,” “Tomorrow Is a Long Time,” “Trouble/Guitar Man”) and rare outtakes (“Suspicious Minds,” “Separate Ways”), plus a bonus disc of additional recordings relevant to the film-including singles that inspired Presley (Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup’s original version of “That’s All Right,” Odetta’s gospel version of Bob Dylan’s “Tomorrow is a Long Time”)Read More

Metallica – Metallica (The Black Album) (1991) {2001, Reissue, DVD-Audio + Hi-Res}

Metallica - Metallica (The Black Album) (1991) {2001, Reissue, DVD-Audio + Hi-Res}

Metallica – Metallica (The Black Album) (1991) {2001, Reissue, DVD-Audio + Hi-Res}
DVD Audio | NTSC 4:3 (720×480) VBR | MLP (5.1 & 2.0 / 24bit / 96kHz) | AC-3 (5.1 & 2.0)
Hi-Res | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Scans Included
Total Size: 5.69 GB (DVD-A) + 3.61 GB (FLAC Mch) + 1.41 GB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Elektra | USA | Cat#: 61113-9 | Genre: Thrash Metal

After the muddled production and ultracomplicated song structures of …And Justice for All, Metallica decided that they had taken the progressive elements of their music as far as they could and that a simplification and streamlining of their sound was in order. While the assessment made sense from a musical standpoint, it also presented an opportunity to commercialize their music, and Metallica accomplishes both goals. Read More

Arnett Cobb – Party Time (1959) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Arnett Cobb - Party Time (1959) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Arnett Cobb – Party Time (1959) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Front & Back Scans Only
Total Size: 1.50 GB (ISO) + 718 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analogue Productions | USA | Cat#: CPRJ 7165 SA | Genre: Hard Bop, Jazz

Tenor saxophonist Arnett Cobb, who was inactive between 1957 and 1958 due to a serious auto accident, recorded three strong albums for Prestige during the first half of 1959. This CD reissue is the only one of the trio that features Cobb as the only horn and backed by a pianist (Ray Bryant) instead of an organ player. Read More

Ray Davies – Our Country: Americana Act II (2018)

Ray Davies - Our Country: Americana Act II (2018)

Ray Davies – Our Country: Americana Act II (2018)
EAC Rip | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 554 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Legacy | USA | Cat#: 19075820052 | Genre: Pop Rock

Sequels are not Ray Davies’ forte. Back in the 1970s, when he was in the thick of his theatrical aspirations, he expanded upon The Village Green Preservation Society with the muddled rock opera Preservation, whose downfall was a labored second act. Americana, the song cycle adaptation of Davies’ memoir of the same name, suffers the same pitfalls as its Preservation predecessor, with the singer/songwriter larding up Our Country with recitations, characters, allusions, and repetitions.Read More