Author Archive: Leon

Willie Nelson – First Rose of Spring (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Willie Nelson - First Rose of Spring (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Willie Nelson – First Rose of Spring (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz
Total Size: 235 MB (CD-Quality) + 876 MB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Legacy Recordings | Genre: Country

The very title of First Rose of Spring — Willie Nelson’s 70th or 94th or 143rd, all depending on how you count things — suggests a bit of a rebirth, an emotion that hasn’t been particularly prevalent on the albums Willie recorded and released during his eighties. Turns out, the sentiment of the title and its accompanying song is a bit of a feint, since there are a fair number of nods to Nelson’s advanced age scattered through this 2020 record, but the tone of the album isn’t especially meditative or bleak.Read More

Paul Weller – On Sunset (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Paul Weller - On Sunset (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Paul Weller – On Sunset (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 44.1kHz
Total Size: 428 MB (CD-Quality) + 784 MB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Polydor Records | Genre: Pop Rock/span>

On Sunset finds Paul Weller returning to Polydor Records, the label both the Jam and Style Council called home back in the 1980s. Polydor and Weller parted ways after he delivered Modernism: A New Decade in 1989, an excursion into house music that the label deemed too uncommercial at the time.Read More

Neil Young – Homegrown (2020) {WEB Hi-Res}

Neil Young - Homegrown (2020) {WEB Hi-Res}

Neil Young – Homegrown (2020) {WEB Hi-Res}
WEB Download | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz-192kHz
Total Size: 2.11 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Reprise | Genre: Country Rock, Folk Rock

Homegrown is a studio album by Neil Young released June 19, 2020. The album consists of material recorded between June 1974 and January 1975. The album was recorded after the release of On the Beach and before the sessions for Zuma. Like those two albums, much of the material was inspired by Young’s relationship with actress Carrie Snodgress, which was deteriorating in 1974.Read More

Bob Dylan – Rough And Rowdy Ways (2020) {WEB, Hi-Res}

Bob Dylan - Rough And Rowdy Ways (2020) {WEB, Hi-Res}

Bob Dylan – Rough And Rowdy Ways (2020) {WEB, Hi-Res}
WEB Download | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz
Total Size: 1.37 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Columbia | Genre: Pop Rock

Bob Dylan released the dark, unruly Time Out of Mind in 1997 following two albums of folk and blues covers. It was his first original material in a decade and summed up his 20th century. Rough and Rowdy Ways is his first new material since 2012’s Tempest and arrives during a global pandemic and the righteous struggle for racial and economic justice.Read More

King Crimson – THRAK (1995) {2015, Robert Fripp, Limited Box Set, 12CD + 2DVD + 2BD + Hi-Res}

King Crimson - THRAK (1995) {2015, Robert Fripp, Limited Box Set, 12CD + 2DVD + 2BD + Hi-Res}

King Crimson – THRAK (1995) {2015, Robert Fripp, Limited Box Set, 12CD + 2DVD + 2BD + Hi-Res}
12x EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log
2x DVD | NTSC 16:9 (720×480) VBR | DTS-96/24 (5.1 / 24bit / 96kHz) | LPCM (2.0 / 24bit / 48kHz-96kHz)
MLP (5.1 & 2.0 / 24bit / 96kHz) | DTS (5.1 / 24bit / 48kHz)
2x Blu-ray | MPEG-4 AVC Video | DTS-HD MA (5.1 / 24bit / 48kHz-96kHz) | LPCM (5.1 & 2.0 / 24bit / 48kHz-96kHz)
Hi-Res | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 48kHz-96kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Full Scans Included
Total Size: 4.41 GB (CDs) + 88.5 GB (BDs) + 14.1 GB (DVDs) + 23.6 GB (Hi-Res) + 1.13 GB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Discipline Global Mobile, Robert Fripp | EU | Cat#: KCCBX13 | Genre: Progressive Rock
UPDATE: Complete Hi-Res FLAC rips have been added

A 16 disc limited edition box set featuring studio and live recordings – many previously unreleased – from King Crimson’s mid-1990s double trio line-up. Highlights include a new ’21st Century stereo reimagining’ of THRAK (by Jakko Jakszyk and Robert Fripp), ATTAKcATHRAK (a David Singleton edited collection of improvs), and Max VROOOM, which sees a release for the long out of print mini-album VROOOM.Read More

Liam Gallagher – MTV Unplugged (Live At Hull City Hall) (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Liam Gallagher - MTV Unplugged (Live At Hull City Hall) (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Liam Gallagher – MTV Unplugged (Live At Hull City Hall) (2020) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 44.1kHz
Total Size: 319 MB (CD-Quality) + 550 MB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Warner Records | Genre: Alternative Rock

Back at the height of their reign in 1996, Oasis agreed to record an episode of MTV Unplugged at London’s Royal Festival Hall. Hours before the taping, the band announced Liam Gallagher would not be singing that evening due to a “sore throat,” so his brother Noel wound up singing the set.Read More

Norah Jones – Pick Me Up Off The Floor {WEB, Hi-Res}

Norah Jones - Pick Me Up Off The Floor {WEB, Hi-Res}

Norah Jones – Pick Me Up Off The Floor {WEB, Hi-Res}
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Total Size: 876 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Blue Note Records | Genre: Vocal Jazz

Once she came to the end of the promotional cycle for 2016’s Day Breaks, Norah Jones decided to challenge herself by recording a series of swift sessions with a rotating cast of collaborators. The intention was to release the results quickly, issuing them as a digital single at a time, and Jones followed through on this plan, releasing a new song every few months throughout 2018.Read More

Bob Marley And The Wailers – Legend: The Best Of Bob Marley And The Wailers (1984) {2014, Deluxe Edition, 30th Anniversary, CD + BD + Hi-Res}

Bob Marley And The Wailers - Legend: The Best Of Bob Marley And The Wailers (1984) {2014, Deluxe Edition, 30th Anniversary, CD + BD + Hi-Res}

Bob Marley And The Wailers – Legend: The Best Of Bob Marley And The Wailers (1984)
{2014, Deluxe Edition, 30th Anniversary, CD + BD + Hi-Res}

EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log
Blu-ray | MPEG-4 AVC Video | DTS-HD MA (5.1 / 24bit / 96kHz) | LPCM (5.1 / 24bit / 96kHz) | Dolby TrueHD (5.1 / 24bit / 96kHz)
Hi-Res | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | Multichannel
Full Scans Included
Total Size: 478 MB (CD) + 16.7 GB (BD) + 3.85 GB (Hi-Res) + 144 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Tuff Gong / Island | EU | Cat#: 0602537854325 | Genre: Reggae

Six months on from its debut on the Pure Audio blu-ray audio format (stereo only), Bob Marley‘s Legend compilation (the world’s best-selling reggae album, fact fans) gets a second bite of the hi-res cherry with a new release that features a 5.1 surround sound mix of the whole album by renowned engineer Bob Clearmountain.Read More

Jethro Tull – WarChild: The 40th Anniversary Theatre Edition (1974) {2014, New Mix, 2CD + 2DVD + Hi-Res}

Jethro Tull - WarChild: The 40th Anniversary Theatre Edition (1974) {2014, New Mix, 2CD + 2DVD + Hi-Res}

Jethro Tull – WarChild: The 40th Anniversary Theatre Edition (1974) {2014, New Mix, 2CD + 2DVD + Hi-Res}
EAC Rip | 2x CD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log
2x DVD | NTSC 4:3 (720×480) VBR | DTS-96/24 (5.1 & 4.0 / 24bit / 96kHz) | LPCM (2.0 / 24bit / 96kHz) | Dolby AC3 (5.1 & 4.0)
Hi-Res | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Full Scans Included
Total Size: 689 MB (CDs) + 11.4 GB (DVDs) + 9.63 GB (Hi-Res) + 557 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Chrysalis | EU | Cat#: 2564621627 / Warchild | Genre: Progressive Rock
UPDATE: 24/48 Has been replaced by 24/96 Hi-Res

WarChild The 40th Anniversary Theatre Edition includes: Original album and bonus tracks (three previously unreleased), remixed in 5.1 surround and stereo by Steven Wilson; 10 orchestral pieces (nine previously unreleased) written for the film’s soundtrack, 4 of which are remixed in 5.1 surround and stereo by Steven Wilson; Flat transfers of the original LP mix at 96/24, and the quadrophonic version (with 2 bonus tracks) in 4.0; The Third Hoorah promo footage, and footage from a January 1974 photo session/press conference where the WarChild project was announcedRead More