Author Archive: Leon

Red Nichols And The Five Pennies At Marineland (1958) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Red Nichols And The Five Pennies At Marineland (1958) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Red Nichols And The Five Pennies At Marineland (1958) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
Vinyl Rip | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz
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Total Size: 820 MB (Hi-Res) + 237 MB (CD-Quality) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | Pressed In Japan | Cat#: MFSL 1-093 | Genre: Jazz
Half-Speed Mastered

Reissued by the audiophile label Mobile Fidelity on LP, this Red Nichols set is a bit unusual in that it is a live session. The cornetist and his Five Pennies (which includes the great bass saxophonist Joe Rushton, clarinetist Bill Wood and trombonist Pete Beilman) plays one of their typical sets of the period.Read More

Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 (1966) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 (1966) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 (1966) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
Vinyl Rip | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz
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Total Size: 575 MB (Hi-Res) + 170 MB (CD-Quality) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | Pressed In Japan | Cat#: MFSL 1-118 | Genre: Latin Jazz, Easy Listening
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After bouncing around Philips, Atlantic, and Capitol playing Brazilian jazz or searching for an ideal blend of Brazilian and American pop, Sergio Mendes struck gold on his first try at A&M (then not much more than the home of Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass and the Baja Marimba Band).Read More

Diana Krall – This Dream Of You (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Diana Krall - This Dream Of You (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Diana Krall – This Dream Of You (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 44.1kHz
Total Size: 265 MB (CD-Quality) + 526 MB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Verve | Genre: Vocal Jazz

Diana Krall reunited with Tommy LiPuma, the producer who worked with her for the first decade-and-a-half of her career, for Turn Up The Quiet, a 2017 album that found the pianist returning to the Great American Songbook interpretations that made her name. LiPuma died just before the release of Turn Up the Quiet, prompting Krall to fashion a quasi-tribute to her collaborator from the album’s leftovers.Read More

Gorillaz – Song Machine, Season One : Strange Timez (2020) {Deluxe Edition, WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Gorillaz - Song Machine, Season One : Strange Timez (2020) {Deluxe Edition, WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Gorillaz – Song Machine, Season One : Strange Timez (2020) {Deluxe Edition, WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 44.1kHz
Total Size: 558 MB (CD-Quality) + 893 GB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Parlophone | Genre: Electronic

Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez is the seventh studio album by British virtual band Gorillaz, released on 23 October 2020. The album is released as part of Gorillaz’ Song Machine project, a web series consisting of a collection of singles and music videos, dubbed “episodes” each featuring different guest artists. It has incorporated a wide range of genres, thus far including punk rock, The album marked the return of the character Murdoc Niccals in promotional material, after his absence from The Now Now in 2018.Read More

Stan Kenton – Kenton / Wagner (1964) {1984, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Stan Kenton - Kenton / Wagner (1964) {1984, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Stan Kenton – Kenton / Wagner (1964) {1984, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
Vinyl Rip | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz
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Total Size: 878 MB (Hi-Res) + 223 MB (CD-Quality) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | Pressed In Japan | Cat#: MFSL 1-091 | Genre: Jazz
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This unique album is a surprising artistic success. Stan Kenton and a large studio orchestra filled with many of his alumni perform his adaptations of eight themes from the classical works of Richard Wagner. Somehow Kenton turns Wagner’s music into jazz, capturing the intense emotion, pomposity and drama with daring ideas. Not for all tastes, this LP was one of Stan Kenton’s last innovative recordings.Read More

Earl Klugh & Bob James – Two Of A Kind (1982) {1984, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Earl Klugh & Bob James - Two Of A Kind (1982) {1984, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Earl Klugh & Bob James – Two Of A Kind (1982) {1984, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
Vinyl Rip | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz
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Total Size: 777 MB (Hi-Res) + 201 MB (CD-Quality) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | Pressed In Japan | Cat#: MFSL 1-124 | Genre: Jazz
Half-Speed Mastered

Two of a Kind is the second album by Earl Klugh and Bob James, released in 1982. The album received a nomination for Best Selling Jazz Album at the NARM Awards in 1983, and peaked at No.1 on the Billboard’s Jazz Charts in January 1983.

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Twisted Sister – Stay Hungry (1984) {2020, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Twisted Sister - Stay Hungry (1984) {2020, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Twisted Sister – Stay Hungry (1984) {2020, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
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Total Size: 874 MB (Hi-Res) + 268 MB (CD-Quality) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | US | Cat#: MFSL 1-492 | Genre: Glam Rock, Hard Rock

After nearly a decade trying to make it to “The Show,” Twisted Sister were finally up to bat. Their first album was a wild swing, their second had flown just barely foul, but with their third — the unstoppable Stay Hungry — the New York veterans finally hit one out of the park. And few bands were as deserving.Read More

Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets – Live At The Roundhouse (2020) {Blu-ray + Hi-Res}

Nick Mason's Saucerful Of Secrets - Live At The Roundhouse (2020) {Blu-ray + Hi-Res}

Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets – Live At The Roundhouse (2020) {Blu-ray + Hi-Res}
Blu-ray | MPEG-4 AVC Video | LPCM (5.1 & 2.0 / 24bit / 48kHz) | Dolby AC3 (5.1)
Hi-Res | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 48kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
No Scans Included
Total Size: 43.9 GB (BD) + 4.45 GB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Legacy | EU | Cat#: 19075982749 | Genre: Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock

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Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets – Live At The Roundhouse (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Nick Mason's Saucerful Of Secrets - Live At The Roundhouse (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets – Live At The Roundhouse (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz
Total Size: 584 MB (CD-Quality) + 2.03 GB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Legacy | Genre: Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock

“Live at the Roundhouse” is unlike any other concert film connected with Pink Floyd. It’s the nearest thing you can get to a time machine, transporting you back to the very earliest days of the band. Nick Mason, the only band member to have played on all of Pink Floyd s studio albums, returns to the group’s earliest records, joined in the line-up by Gary Kemp, Guy Pratt, Lee Harris and Dom Beken.Read More