Audiophile Discs

Various Artists – Reggae In High-Fi (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Various Artists - Reggae In High-Fi (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Various Artists – Reggae In High-Fi (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.83 GB (ISO) + 1.31 GB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 014 | Genre: Reggae

Reggae In High-Fi contains 15 jammin’ selections…the cream of two decades from RAS Records, which is considered the preeminent Reggae label today. These are the real authentic sounds and superstars of Reggae. Featured artists include Black Uhuru, Yellowman, Israel Vibration, Jacob Miller, Freddie McGregor and Gregory Isaacs. Read More

Blood, Sweat & Tears – Greatest Hits (1972) {2016, Audio Fidelity Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Blood, Sweat & Tears - Greatest Hits (1972) {2016, Audio Fidelity Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Blood, Sweat & Tears – Greatest Hits (1972) {2016, Audio Fidelity Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 673 MB (ISO) + 817 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | Austria | Cat#: AFZ 241 | Genre: Rock, Jazz Fusion

Sometimes, a greatest-hits set is timed perfectly to gather together a group’s most successful and familiar performances just at the point when that group has passed the point of their maximum exposure to the public, but before the public memory has had a chance to fade. That was the case when Columbia Records assembled this compilation for release in early 1972. At that point, Blood, Sweat & Tears had released four albums and scored six Top 40 hits, each of which is heard here. But lead singer David Clayton-Thomas had just quit the group, so that the unit that recorded songs like “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy” was not working together anymore.Read More

Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms (1985) {2013, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms (1985) {2013, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms (1985) {2013, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 207 MB (CD-Layer) + 2.23 GB (SACD ISO) + 990 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL, UltraDisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2099 | Genre: Blues Rock, Pop Rock

Brothers in Arms is the fifth studio album by the British rock band Dire Straits, released on 13 May 1985 by Vertigo Records internationally, and by Warner Bros. Records in the United States. Brothers in Arms charted at number one worldwide, spending 10 weeks at number one on the UK Albums Chart (between 18 January and 22 March 1986), nine weeks at number one on the Billboard 200 in the United States, and 34 weeks at number one on the Australian Album Chart.Read More

Daryl Hall & John Oates – 4 Albums (1980-1983) {MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Daryl Hall & John Oates - 4 Albums (1980-1983) {MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Daryl Hall & John Oates – 4 Albums (1980-1983) {MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | 4xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | 4xSACD | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 1.79 GB (CD-Layer) + 7.39 GB (SACD ISO) + 3.53 GB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL UltraDisc UHR | Austria | Genre: Pop Rock
 
Voices (1980), Private Eyes (1981), H2O (1982), Rock ‘N Soul Part 1 (1983)

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Lightnin’ Hopkins – Broken Hearted Blues (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Lightnin' Hopkins - Broken Hearted Blues (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Lightnin’ Hopkins – Broken Hearted Blues (2003) {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 221 MB (CD-Layer) + 2.43 GB (SACD ISO) + 960 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 010 | Genre: Blues

Sam “Lightnin’” Hopkins has been called – the last of the Great Blues Singers – a poetic, haunting and unforgettable country blues bard. Recorded at the peak of his career in 1950 and 1952. The 16 selections include his two biggest hits, Hello Central and Coffee Blues.Read More

Blood, Sweat & Tears – Blood, Sweat & Tears 3 (1970) {2003, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Blood, Sweat & Tears - Blood, Sweat & Tears 3 (1970) {2003, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Blood, Sweat & Tears – Blood, Sweat & Tears 3 (1970) {2003, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 250 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.72 GB (SACD ISO) + 841 GB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL, UltraDisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2013 | Genre: Rock, Jazz Fusion

Blood, Sweat & Tears had a hard act to follow in recording their third album. Nevertheless, BS&T constructed a convincing, if not quite as impressive, companion to their previous hit. David Clayton-Thomas remained an enthusiastic blues shouter, and the band still managed to put together lively arrangements, especially on the Top 40 hits “Hi-De-Ho” and “Lucretia Mac Evil.” Elsewhere, they re-created the previous album’s jazzing up of Laura Nyro (“He’s a Runner”) and Traffic (“40,000 Headmen”), although their pretentiousness, on the extended “Symphony/Sympathy for the Devil,”Read More

Blood, Sweat & Tears – Blood, Sweat & Tears (1968) {2005, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Blood, Sweat & Tears - Blood, Sweat & Tears (1968) {2005, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Blood, Sweat & Tears – Blood, Sweat & Tears (1968) {2005, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 406 MB (CD-Layer) + 2.79 GB (SACD ISO) + 1.32 GB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL, UltraDisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2009 | Genre: Rock, Jazz Fusion

The difference between Blood, Sweat & Tears and the group’s preceding long-player, Child Is Father to the Man, is the difference between a monumental seller and a record that was “merely” a huge critical success. Arguably, the Blood, Sweat & Tears that made this self-titled second album — consisting of five of the eight original members and four newcomersRead More

Blood, Sweat & Tears – 2 Albums (1968) {2014, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Blood, Sweat & Tears - 2 Albums (1968) {2014, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Blood, Sweat & Tears – 2 Albums (1968) {2014, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue+ Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | 2xSACD | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Total Size: 820 MB (CD-Layer) + 6.51 GB (SACD ISO) + 6.01 GB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | Austria | Genre: Rock, Jazz Fusion
 
Child Is Father To The Man (1968) & Blood, Sweat & Tears (1969)

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YES – 90125 (1983) {2009, Audio Fidelity Remastered, HDCD}

YES - 90125 (1983) {2009, Audio Fidelity Remastered, HDCD}

YES – 90125 (1983) {2009, Audio Fidelity Remastered, HDCD}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 377 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 063 | Genre: Progressive Rock

A stunning self-reinvention by a band that many had given up for dead, 90125 is the album that introduced a whole new generation of listeners to Yes. Begun as Cinema, a new band by Chris Squire and Alan White, the project grew to include the slick production of Trevor Horn, the new blood (and distinctly ’80s guitar sound) of Trevor Rabin, and eventually the trademark vocals of returning founder Jon Anderson.Read More

YES – 2 Albums {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

YES - 2 Albums {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

YES – 2 Albums {Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | 2xSACD | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 734 MB (CD-Layer) + 3.10 GB (SACD ISO) + 1.46 GB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | Genre: Progressive Rock
 
Close To The Edge (1972) & Going For The One (1977)Read More

The Cal Tjader Quintet ‎- Latin + Jazz = Cal Tjader (1990) {2002, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

The Cal Tjader Quintet ‎- Latin + Jazz = Cal Tjader (1990) {2002, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

The Cal Tjader Quintet ‎- Latin + Jazz = Cal Tjader (1990)
{2002, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 294 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.80 GB (SACD ISO) + 852 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 004 | Genre: Bossa Nova, Latin Jazz

Vibraphonist Cal Tjader is in typically fine form on this live set from 1968. His quintet at the time featured Armand Perazza on congas and pianist Joe Kloess and his repertoire ranged from Afro-Cuban jazz to occasional straightahead tunes. Six of the eight selections on this date are originals by band members or Gary McFarland. Although Tjader had been playing this style of music for 15 years by this time, he still was quite creative and enthusiastic, and is heard throughout in excellent form.Read More

Renaissance – Scheherazade and Other Stories (1975) {2014, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Renaissance - Scheherazade and Other Stories (1975) {2014, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Renaissance – Scheherazade and Other Stories (1975)
{2014, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 421 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.86 GB (SACD ISO) + 866 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 183 | Genre: Progressive Rock

Scheherazade and Other Stories is the sixth studio album by the British progressive rock band Renaissance, released in 1975. Some critics consider it their best album, although others prefer earlier albums.Read More

Sonny Clark Trio – Sonny Clark Trio (1960) {2003, Audio Fidelity Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Sonny Clark Trio - Sonny Clark Trio (1960) {2003, Audio Fidelity Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Sonny Clark Trio – Sonny Clark Trio (1960) {2003, Audio Fidelity Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 3.04 GB (ISO) + 1.34 GB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 006 | Genre: Piano Jazz

This lesser-known Sonny Clark session (his only studio album not made for Blue Note) is sometimes issued under drummer Max Roach’s name, too. They are joined by bassist George Duvivier for a set of generally obscure Clark originals including “Minor Meeting,” “Blues Mambo,” and “My Conception” (which is taken as an unaccompanied piano solo). Although not obvious while listening to his recording, Clark’s life was in decline and this would be his penultimate date as a leader.Read More