Fiona Joy Hawkins – Christmas Joy (2011) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Fiona Joy Hawkins - Christmas Joy (2011) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Fiona Joy Hawkins – Christmas Joy (2011) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 3.81 GB (ISO) + 2.41 GB (FLAC Mch) + 939 MB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Little Hartley Music | Australia | Cat#: FJH016 | Genre: Xmas, Classical

In Christmas Joy, Fiona Joy Hawkins has breathed new life into a repertoire of traditional music deeply in need of new perspective and new energy. The recording offers an inventive and, yes, joyful approach; bringing life to music which has been taken for granted for decades. Both in her unique slant on traditional music and in her own compositions for this recording, Christmas Joy is an utterly brilliant creation.Read More

Fiona Joy Hawkins – 600 Years In A Moment (2013) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Fiona Joy Hawkins - 600 Years In A Moment (2013) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Fiona Joy Hawkins – 600 Years In A Moment (2013) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 4.05 GB (ISO) + 2.87 GB (FLAC Mch) + 1.08 GB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Little Hartley Music | Australia | Cat#: FJH015 | Genre: Country, Folk, World

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Hespèrion XXI / Jordi Savall – Orient – Occident II (Hommage À La Syrie) (2013) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Hespèrion XXI / Jordi Savall - Orient - Occident II (Hommage À La Syrie) (2013) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Hespèrion XXI / Jordi Savall – Orient – Occident II (Hommage À La Syrie) (2013) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 3.87 GB (ISO) + 1.44 GB (FLAC Stereo) + 3.33 GB (FLAC Mch) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Alia Vox | EU | Cat#: AVSA9900 | Genre: Classical, Folk, World, Medieval

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Hespèrion XXI / Jordi Savall – Orient-Occident (1200-1700) (2006) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Hespèrion XXI / Jordi Savall - Orient-Occident (1200-1700) (2006) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Hespèrion XXI / Jordi Savall – Orient-Occident (1200-1700) (2006) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Mutlichannel
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 3.15 GB (ISO) + 2.55 GB (FLAC Mch) + 1.31 GB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Alia Vox | EU| Cat#: AVSA9848 | Genre: Classical, Folk, World, Medieval

AliaVox’s Orient-Occident 1200-1700 is unique in Jordi Savall’s recorded output in that, despite the title, it has no correspondence whatsoever with any specific historical or musicological program. Rather, like the “East meets West” albums pairing violinist Yehudi Menhuin with sitar player Ravi Shankar, Orient-Occident 1200-1700 brings Savall and ace Hespèrion XXI percussionist Pedro Estevan into the orbit of Greek santur player Dimitris Psonis, Israeli oud player Yair Dalal, Moroccan oudist Driss El Maloumi, and three Afghan traditional musicians — Osman Ahrman, Khaled Arman, and Siar Hashimi.Read More

Herbie Hancock – Head Hunters (1973) {2016, Remaster, CD-Layer + Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters (1973) {2016, Remaster, CD-Layer + Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Herbie Hancock – Head Hunters (1973) {2016, Remaster, CD-Layer + Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 238 MB (CD-Layer) + 3.02 GB (SACD ISO) + 1.57 GB (SACD FLAC Mch) + 828 MB (SACD FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analogue Productions | US | Cat#: CAPJ 084 SA | Genre: Jazz-Funk

Head Hunters was a pivotal point in Herbie Hancock’s career, bringing him into the vanguard of jazz fusion. Hancock had pushed avant-garde boundaries on his own albums and with Miles Davis, but he had never devoted himself to the groove as he did on Head Hunters. Drawing heavily from Sly Stone, Curtis Mayfield, and James Brown, Hancock developed deeply funky, even gritty, rhythms over which he soloed on electric synthesizers, bringing the instrument to the forefront in jazz.Read More

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

Gustav Mahler / Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra / Elizabeth Watts / Marc Albrecht – Symphony No. 4 (2015) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Gustav Mahler / Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra / Elizabeth Watts / Marc Albrecht - Symphony No. 4 (2015) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Gustav Mahler / Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra / Elizabeth Watts / Marc Albrecht – Symphony No. 4 (2015) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.69 GB (ISO) + 1.98 GB (FLAC Mch) + 889 MB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Pentatone Music | Germany | Cat#: PTC 5186 487 | Genre: Classical

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Sly & The Family Stone – There’s A Riot Goin’ On (1971) {2013, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Sly & The Family Stone - There's A Riot Goin' On (1971) {2013, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Sly & The Family Stone – There’s A Riot Goin’ On (1971) {2013, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.98 GB (ISO) + 956 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: ORG Music | US | Cat#: ORGM-1079 | Genre: Funk, Soul

It’s easy to write off There’s a Riot Goin’ On as one of two things — Sly Stone’s disgusted social commentary or the beginning of his slow descent into addiction. It’s both of these things, of course, but pigeonholing it as either winds up dismissing the album as a whole, since it is so bloody hard to categorize.Read More

John Lee Hooker – It Serve You Right To Suffer (1966) {2010, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

John Lee Hooker - It Serve You Right To Suffer (1966) {2010, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

John Lee Hooker – It Serve You Right To Suffer (1966) {2010, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.36 GB (ISO) + 621 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analogue Productions | US| Cat#: CIPJ-9103 SA | Genre: Blues

Given Hooker’s unpredictable timing and piss-poor track record recording with bands, this 1965 one-off session for the jazz label Impulse! would be a recipe for disaster. But with Panama Francis on drums, Milt Hinton on bass, and Barry Galbraith on second guitar, the result is some of the best John Lee Hooker material with a band that you’re likely to come across.Read More