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Channel 4 - Death Row: Series 2 (2013)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Oct. 15, 2016
Channel 4 - Death Row: Series 2 (2013)

Channel 4 - Death Row: Series 2 (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3000 Kbps | 4x~52mn | English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | 5.02 GB
Genre: Documentary

Series two continues Werner Herzog's stories of death row inmates in the USA.Herzog interviewed four more inmates in Texas as they awaited their death sentences being carried out, one has now been executed, one committed suicide providing a unique insight into the limits of human experience to discover what it feels like to know how and when you will die.
The Long Pursuit: Abraham Lincoln’s Thirty-Year Struggle with Stephen Douglas for the Heart and Soul of America (Repost)

Roy Morris Jr., "The Long Pursuit: Abraham Lincoln’s Thirty-Year Struggle with Stephen Douglas for the Heart and Soul of America"
2008 | pages: 271 | ISBN: 0060852097 | PDF | 8,4 mb

Barry Douglas - Brahms: Complete Works for Solo Piano (2018)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Jan. 7, 2018
Barry Douglas - Brahms: Complete Works for Solo Piano (2018)

Barry Douglas - Brahms: Complete Works for Solo Piano (2018)
Classical, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | Digital Booklet | 07:21:36 | 1.04 GB
Label: Chandos

Barry Douglas’s complete Brahms cycle for solo piano is now available as a unique box set. It contains all the six widely acclaimed volumes of the series, each disc planned and presented as a standalone mixed recital, along with the original booklets. Completed within the course of five years, the series was seen by BBC Music as ‘a triumph of Brahmsian thoughts’. It offers ‘beautifully manicured playing’ (Pianist), ‘captures Douglas’s sound perfectly’ (International Piano), and will ‘leave you a different person’ (Gramophone).
Geoffrey Douglas Madge - Kaikhosru Sorabji: Opus Clavicembalisticum (1983) Remastered 1999, 5CD Box Set

Geoffrey Douglas Madge - Kaikhosru Sorabji: Opus Clavicembalisticum (1983)
Remastered 1999, 5CD Box Set
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 949 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 552 Mb | Scans ~ 72 Mb
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | # BIS-CD-1062/1064 | Time: 03:59:13

A work with a name like this can only be unusual. The opus in question is a three-part solo piano epic, lasting a shade under four hours and of a complexity to match. Combine an all-night raga sequence with Bach's Art of Fugue and you're getting close. Is it worth the listen? Yes, if you want to give your heart and mind–not just your brain–a real workout. For all his outsize demands, Sorabji was a front-rank pianist, who understood technique as a physical end to spiritual means. There are stretches of manic complexity here, but also passages of real poetry: try the lengthy "Interludium primum" which opens Part 2, or many of the 81(!) variations which follow the magisterial "Passacaglia" in Part 3. It's music which cries out for transcendental virtuosity, and Geoffrey Douglas Madge gives it just that. He gave four performances over six years and this Chicago one from 1983 assumed mythic status among those who heard it. Remastered for CD release, it is awe-inspiring in its grasp of what's gone into this music: the audience clearly living it with the pianist every step of the way. Hear it for yourself, then why not run the marathon or climb Everest for relaxation?
Dave Douglas - The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note (2012) (6CD Set)

Dave Douglas - The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note (2012) (6CD Set)
EAC, XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 2,19 Gb | 6:08:18 | Covers
Modern Creative, Avant-Garde Jazz, Post-Bop | Label: CAM - BXS 1020

The 2013 box set The Complete Remastered Recordings on Black Saint & Soul Note includes three of trumpeter Dave Douglas' albums with his String Group, as well as three albums by other artists on which he was featured. Included is 1993's Parallel Worlds, 1996's Five, and 1999's Convergence, as well as Rova's 1995 album John Coltrane's Ascension, bassist John Lindberg's 1998 release Bounce, and bassist Mark Dresser's 1994 album Force Green. With over six hours of music, this anthology compiles much of the genre-crossing, exploratory modern creative jazz that brought Douglas to the attention of the greater jazz community. With beautifully remastered sound, this Black Saint and Soul Note collection is a must-have for Douglas fans who have yet to discover this period of the prolific artist's career.

Dave Douglas Brass Ecstasy - Spirit Moves (2009)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Dec. 10, 2017
Dave Douglas Brass Ecstasy - Spirit Moves (2009)

Dave Douglas Brass Ecstasy - Spirit Moves (2009)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 297.51 Mb | 53:11 | Cover
Modern Creative, Post-Bop, Avant-Garde Jazz | Country: USA | Label: Greenleaf Music

There is indeed a spirit that moves through Dave Douglas' first Brass Ecstasy recording: the late Lester Bowie. Bowie's Brass Fantasy group cut a few compelling albums that combined cover versions of all sorts of music – as well as originals – that were arranged for a brass orchestra. The most famous of these, The Great Pretender, is an obvious model for Douglas on this outing. The four brass players include Vincent Chancey on French horn, Luis Bonilla on trombone, Marcus Rojas playing the tuba, and Douglas, of course, on trumpet.
Dave Douglas Quintet - Brazen Heart (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Dave Douglas Quintet - Brazen Heart (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 65:00 minutes | 1,3 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Dave Douglas is a prolific trumpeter, composer and educator from New York City. This album is dedicated to his older brother, Damon, who died of cancer in June 2015; and among its 11 tracks are two of the most beautiful hymns in the book, "Deep River" and "A Balm in Gilead", both played with passion, grace, and horn harmonies reminiscent of "Abide with Me" on Monk's Music. "Brazen Heart" contains a familiar, but increasingly sophisticated mix of post-bop reveries, virtuosic dazzlers, and lilting ballads. And, as with most Douglas albums, the sound quality is superb.
High Risk (feat. Dave Douglas) - Dark Territory (2016) [Official Digital Download]

High Risk (feat. Dave Douglas) - Dark Territory (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 40:13 minutes | 468 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Dark Territory is a collection of new music from the creative electronic-inspired ensemble High Risk. Following the success of the group’s eponymous release in 2015, this new album continues to explore the intersection of creative improvisation and modern electronic music production to create a unique sound that Pitchfork described as, “simultaneously chill and surprising, it’s the sound of a group discovering a valid language, and then proceeding to push the limits of that new aesthetic”.
Dave Douglas & Uri Caine - Present Joys (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Dave Douglas & Uri Caine - Present Joys (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 42:35 minutes | 728 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

"Present Joys" is a studio album by trumpeter Dave Douglas and pianist Uri Caine which was released in July 2014 on the Greenleaf Music label. The album follows Douglas' 2012 exploration of hymns, Be Still, by including four songs from the Sacred Harp songbook. Writing for The Guardian, John Fordham called it "a 2014 jazz highlight". PopMatters' Will Layman stated "Dave Douglas and Uri Caine are good enough to stand up to making “pretty” music, even traditional music. They pass the test and come out still surprising us".

Dave Douglas - High Risk (2015) [Official Digital Download]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDV at Nov. 16, 2017
Dave Douglas - High Risk (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Dave Douglas - High Risk (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 41:00 minutes | 472 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Two-time GRAMMY nominated Dave Douglas continues his relentless musical exploration with a new record probing the possibilities of improvised jazz and electronic music. Featuring an exciting new band of noted players: Jonathan Maron (Groove Collective), on electric and acoustic bass; Mark Guiliana (Beat Music, Heernt) on electric and acoustic drums; and DJ, producer and beatmaker Shigeto (Ghostly International) on electronics. Recorded by five-time GRAMMY nominated Geoff Countryman (Dr. Luke, Patti LaBelle, Wu-Tang Clan, Randy Brecker, Gregory Porter, Fred Hersch) and mixed by Steve Wall (Semi Precious Weapons, Matisyahu, Meshell Ndegeocello) the album finds Douglas again walking a musical high wire. High stakes, high reward. High Risk!