Mahavishnu Orchestra – Birds Of Fire (1973) {2015, Audio Fidelity, Hybrid SACD Remastered}

Mahavishnu Orchestra - Birds Of Fire (1973) {2015, Audio Fidelity, Hybrid SACD Remastered}

Mahavishnu Orchestra – Birds Of Fire (1973) {2015, Audio Fidelity, Hybrid SACD Remastered}
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Label: Audio Fidelity, Austria | Cat#: AF5 212 | Genre: Progressive Rock

Emboldened by the popularity of Inner Mounting Flame among rock audiences, the first Mahavishnu Orchestra set out to further define and refine its blistering jazz-rock direction in its second — and, no thanks to internal feuding, last — studio album. Although it has much of the screaming rock energy and sometimes exaggerated competitive frenzy of its predecessor, Birds of Fire is audibly more Read More

Jethro Tull – Discography (1968 – 2012)

Jethro Tull - Discography (1968 - 2012)

Jethro Tull – Discography (1968 – 2012)
EAC/XLD Rip | 90xCD | FLAC/APE Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans @300/600 dpi, JPG, PNG, TIF Included
Total Size: 46 GB GB | 3% RAR Recovery
STUDIO ALBUMS | LIVE ALBUMS | COMPILATIONS | BOX SET
Label: Various | Genre: Progressive Rock

Jethro Tull were a unique phenomenon in popular music history. Their mix of hard rock; folk melodies; blues licks; surreal, impossibly dense lyrics; and overall profundity defied easy analysis, but that didn’t dissuade fans from giving them 11 gold and five platinum albums. At the same time, critics rarely took them seriously, and they were off the cutting edge of popular music since the end of the 1970s. But no record store in the country would want to be without multiple copies of each of their most popular albumsRead More

Heart – Greatest Hits (1998) {2011, Audio Fidelity, Remastered}

Heart - Greatest Hits (1998) {2011, Audio Fidelity, Remastered}

Heart – Greatest Hits (1998) {2011, Audio Fidelity, Remastered}
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Label: Audio Fidelity, USA | Cat#: AFZ 119 | Genre: Hard Rock

Heart had a pair of greatest-hits collections to their credit by 1997, but both did not contain all the renowned studio versions of their classic hits from the ’70s (both 1980’s Heart Greatest Hits: Live on Epic and 1997’s Greatest Hits on Capitol contained half studio and half live material). 1998’s Greatest Hits on Epic/Legacy finally corrected this once and for all — collecting all of Heart’s ’70s studio hits on a single discRead More

The Doobie Brothers – Minute By Minute (1978) {2005, Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}

The Doobie Brothers - Minute By Minute (1978) {2005, Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}

The Doobie Brothers – Minute By Minute (1978) {2005, Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}
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Label: Audio Fidelity, USA | Cat#: AFZ 025 | Genre: Pop Rock

With Tom Johnston gone from the lineup because of health problems, this is where the “new” Doobie Brothers really make their debut, with a richly soulful sound throughout and emphasis on horns and Michael McDonald’s piano more than on Patrick Simmons’ or Jeff Baxter’s guitars. Not that they were absent entirely, or weren’t sometimes right up front in the mix, as the rocking, slashing “Don’t Stop to Watch the Wheels” and the bluegrass-influencedRead More

Loggins And Messina – Loggins And Messina (1972) {2015, Audio Fidelity, Hybrid SACD, Remastered}

Loggins And Messina - Loggins And Messina (1972) {2015, Audio Fidelity, Hybrid SACD, Remastered}

Loggins And Messina – Loggins And Messina (1972) {2015, Audio Fidelity, Hybrid SACD, Remastered}
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Label: Audio Fidelity, Austria | Cat#: AFZ5 216 | Genre: Pop Rock

The first full-fledged L&M album found the duo in good form as songwriters, with Messina turning in the sparkling “Thinking Of You,” and the two collaborating on the hit single “Your Mama Don’t Dance” and “Angry Eyes.” Their backup band was anchored by multi-instrumentalist Al Garth, and also featured keyboardist Michael Omartian and Poco steel guitarist Rusty YoungRead More

Jeff Beck Group – Jeff Beck Group (1972) {2015, Audio Fidelity, Hybrid SACD Remastered}

Jeff Beck Group - Jeff Beck Group (1972) {2015, Audio Fidelity, Hybrid SACD Remastered}

Jeff Beck Group – Jeff Beck Group (1972) {2015, Audio Fidelity, Hybrid SACD Remastered}
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Label: Audio Fidelity, Austria | Cat#: AFZ5 219 | Genre: Blues Rock

Continuing with the same group lineup as on Rough & Ready, Jeff Beck Group was slagged off by critics for Steve Cropper’s admittedly lazy production. However, several of the songs hold up masterfully, including the skronky “Ice Cream Cakes,” the superlative redo of Don Nix’s “Going Down,” and the beautifully sad and wistful instrumental, “Definitely Maybe.”Read More

Joy Division – Discography (1979 – 2011)

Joy Division - Discography (1979 - 2011)

Joy Division – Discography (1979 – 2011)
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STUDIO ALBUMS | LIVE ALBUMS | COMPILATIONS | BOX SETS | BOOTLEG
Label: Various | Genre: Post-Punk

Formed in the wake of the punk explosion in England, Joy Division became the first band in the post-punk movement by later emphasizing not anger and energy but mood and expression, pointing ahead to the rise of melancholy alternative music in the ’80s. Though the group’s raw initial sides fit the bill for any punk band, Joy Division later incorporated synthesizers (taboo in the low-tech world of ’70s punk) and more haunting melodies, emphasized by the isolated, tortured lyricsRead More

New Order – Discography (1981 – 2015)

New Order - Discography (1981 - 2015)

New Order – Discography (1981 – 2015)
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Label: Various | Genre: Synth-Pop, New Wave

Rising from the ashes of the legendary British post-punk unit Joy Division, the enigmatic New Order triumphed over tragedy to emerge as one of the most influential and acclaimed bands of the 1980s; embracing the electronic textures and disco rhythms of the underground club culture many years in advance of its contemporaries, the group’s pioneering fusion of new wave aesthetics and dance musicRead More

Boz Scaggs – Silk Degrees (1976) {1990, MFSL, Remastered}

Boz Scaggs - Silk Degrees (1976) {1990, MFSL, Remastered}

Boz Scaggs – Silk Degrees (1976) {1990, MFSL, Remastered}
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Label: MFSL UltraDisc, Japan | Cat#: UDCD 535 | Genre: R&B

Both artistically and commercially, Boz Scaggs had his greatest success with Silk Degrees. The laid-back singer hit the R&B charts in a big way with the addictive, sly “Lowdown” (which has been sampled by more than a few rappers and remains a favorite among baby-boomer soul fans) and expressed his love of smooth soulRead More

The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Time Out (1959) {1992, Sony MasterSound, Remastered)

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out (1959) {1992, Sony MasterSound, Remastered)

The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Time Out (1959) {1992, Sony MasterSound, Remastered)
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Label: Sony MasterSound, USA | Cat#: CK 52860 | Genre: Jazz

Dave Brubeck’s defining masterpiece, Time Out is one of the most rhythmically innovative albums in jazz history, the first to consciously explore time signatures outside of the standard 4/4 beat or 3/4 waltz time. It was a risky move — Brubeck’s record company wasn’t keen on releasing such an arty projectRead More

Basia – Time and Tide (1987) {1993, Sony MasterSound, Remastered}

Basia - Time and Tide (1987) {1993, Sony MasterSound, Remastered}

Basia – Time and Tide (1987) {1993, Sony MasterSound, Remastered}
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Label: Sony MasterSound, USA | Cat#: EK 53791 | Genre: Pop

Wisely going only by her first name, Polish-by-way-of-England pop singer Basia Trzetrzelewska (“pronounced Basha Tshetshelevska”), joined by her musical partner Danny White, steps out of the band Matt Bianco to launch her solo career with Time and Tide. She and White create a series of keyboard-based dance-pop arrangements to support her smooth altoRead More

Aerosmith – Toys In The Attic (1975) {1993, Sony MasterSound, Remastered}

Aerosmith - Toys In The Attic (1975) {1993, Sony MasterSound, Remastered}

Aerosmith – Toys In The Attic (1975) {1993, Sony MasterSound, Remastered}
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Label: Sony MasterSound, Japan | Cat#: CK 52857 | Genre: Hard Rock

After nearly getting off the ground with Get Your Wings, Aerosmith finally perfected their mix of Stonesy raunch and Zeppelin-esque riffing with their third album, Toys in the Attic. The success of the album derives from a combination of an increased sense of songwriting skills and purpose. Not only does Joe Perry turn out indelible riffsRead More

Carole king – Tapestry (1971) {1994, Sony MasterSound, Remastered}

Carole king - Tapestry (1971) {1994, Sony MasterSound, Remastered}

Carole king – Tapestry (1971) {1994, Sony MasterSound, Remastered}
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Label: Sony MasterSound, USA | Cat#: EK 66226 | Genre: Folk Rock

Carole King brought the fledgling singer/songwriter phenomenon to the masses with Tapestry, one of the most successful albums in pop music history. A remarkably expressive and intimate record, it’s a work of consummate craftsmanship. Always a superior pop composer, King reaches even greater heights as a performer; new songs like the hits “It’s Too Late” and “I Feel the Earth Move” rank solidly with past gloriesRead More