Andy Summers The X Tracks (2005)

Andy Summers - The X Tracks (2005)  

Posted by TmanHome at Jan. 9, 2016
Andy Summers - The X Tracks (2005)

Andy Summers - The X Tracks (2005)
Jazz, Fusion | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 73 min | 168 MB
Label: Flickering Shadow | Rel: 2005

X Tracks: Best of Andy Summers covers the years 1997-2002, essentially his stint at RCA. If you haven't followed his post-Police career, you might be somewhat surprised at his jazz leanings. Texturally, he flirts with smooth jazz at times, but his penchant for dissonance keeps him out of that camp. There are a handful of original compositions alongside pieces by Monk, Mingus, and Wayne Shorter. Q-Tip's reading from Mingus' Beneath the Underdog on "Goodbye Porkpie Hat" does little to add to the tune, beyond differentiating it from Jeff Beck's version, but the way Summers handles Mingus' "Boogie Stop Shuffle" with an added horn section is great. Similarly, Sting's turn on vocals on the overdone "'Round Midnight" is serviceable, but the way Summers digs into Monk's bag of dissonance and crazy intervals on "Think of One" shows a deep understanding and feel for Monk's music.

Andy Summers - The Golden Wire (1989)  Music

Posted by uff at Oct. 16, 2013
Andy Summers - The Golden Wire (1989)

Andy Summers - The Golden Wire (1989)
Jazz | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Private Music 2048-2-P | rel: 1989 | 310Mb

An atmospheric collection of compositions that would be the perfect backdrop for vistas of sunsets in exotic lands, Summers went a little more mainstream with this release than he had with Mysterious Barricades and his two projects with Robert Fripp. The textures here have more in common with his work as guitarist for the Police, though his playing is better highlighted in this solo context.

Andy Summers - The Last Dance of Mr. X (1997)  

Posted by gribovar at Nov. 10, 2011
Andy Summers - The Last Dance of Mr. X (1997)

Andy Summers - The Last Dance of Mr. X (1997)
EAC Rip | APE (image+.cue+log) - 389 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 141 MB | Covers - 13 MB
Genre: Jazz Fusion | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: RCA-Victor (09026-68937-2)

Though perhaps best (or at least better) known for his work with the Police, guitarist Andy Summers seems to be doing rather well for himself. He may not be filling arenas and attracting screaming teenage girls, but their mothers can scream pretty loud as well, and as it is to them that Summers now appears to be playing, his maturity and ability to look forward work in his favor. Backed by bassist Tony Levin and drummer Gregg Bissonette, Summers works well as a frontman. A captivatingly atmospheric voyage round Summers's bleached jazz roots. Dominated unsurprisingly by Summers's intricate fretwork, these 11 instrumentals comprise chiefly originals and homages to jazz maestros.
Andy Summers & Robert Fripp - I Advance Masked (1982)

Andy Summers & Robert Fripp - I Advance Masked (1982)
Rock | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
A&M UICY-9240 | rel: 2002 | 235Mb

Many a guitar fan would have predicted that a summit between legendary guitarists Andy Summers (the Police) and Robert Fripp (King Crimson) would result in a guitar solofest. But the music on their first collaboration together, I Advance Masked, stresses guitar textures and moods over indulgent soloing. Although the recording sessions weren't entirely enjoyable for Summers (who was experiencing marital problems at the time), some very beautiful music can be found on the resulting album.

Andy Summers & Robert Fripp - I Advance Masked  Music

Posted by melloman at Nov. 11, 2009
Andy Summers & Robert Fripp - I Advance Masked

Andy Summers & Robert Fripp - I Advance Masked
FLAC (separated tracks), Log, Cue | EAC + FLAC Frontend | 220 MB
5% recovery | No scan | Progressive rock, Eclectic Rock | A&M Records. Released 1982.

Many a guitar fan would have predicted that a summit between legendary guitarists Andy Summers (the Police) and Robert Fripp (King Crimson) would result in a guitar solofest. But the music on their first collaboration together, I Advance Masked, stresses guitar textures and moods over indulgent soloing. Although the recording sessions weren't entirely enjoyable for Summers (who was experiencing marital problems at the time), some very beautiful music can be found on the resulting album. The music for the track "Girl on a Swing" does an excellent job of conveying the song's title in one's mind, and the duo's guitars weave wonderful polyrhythmic guitar lines throughout "China – Yellow Leader." "The Truth of Skies" is an atmospheric piece, created by a wash of keyboard sounds and guitar dissonance, while "New Marimba" would have sounded right at home on an early-'80s King Crimson album. I Advance Masked has a dreamlike quality to it, and is definitely not typical rock music. It's highly recommended to fans of these two great and original guitarists. ~ by Greg Prato
Mark Snow - The X Files: The Event Series (Original Soundtrack From The Fox Television Series) (2017)

Mark Snow - The X Files: The Event Series (Original Soundtrack From The Fox Television Series) (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 02:35:05 | 627 Mb
Ambient, Modern Classical, Soundtrack | Label: La-La Land Records

La-La Land Records, 20th Century Fox and 20th Century Fox TV Records present the world premiere release of acclaimed composer Mark Snow's original score to the 2016 FOX special limited series presentation of The X-Files - The Event Series, starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, and created by Chris Carter. The X-Files made an exciting return to television last year, with an event series that marked its first all-new TV episodes in more than a decade. Returning with the show he helped immortalize, composer Mark Snow once again thrills with new music that would ensure the original X-Files magic was still intact. By turns chilling, dramatic, propulsive and emotional, Snow's score leads the show's plot, characters and atmosphere in its unwavering search for the Truth. Produced by Mike Joffe and Mark Snow, and mastered by James Nelson, this special 2-CD presentation, limited to 3000 units, assembles the musical highlights from this six-episode television event!

Level 42 - Live At The Apollo, London (2005)  Music

Posted by popsakov at April 29, 2017
Level 42 - Live At The Apollo, London (2005)

Level 42 - Live At The Apollo, London (2005)
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 576 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 204 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 84 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Contemporary Pop/Rock, New Wave, Jazz-Funk, Dance-Rock, Jazz Fusion | Iceni #ICNCD2001

Recorded on the final night of their tour at the Hammersmith Apollo in 2003, this special 16 track live package from the Jazz-funk legends Level 42 is packed with classics. The band are at their brilliant best performing hits including 'Lessons in Love' and 'Something About You' that have underlined the reasons why the group have always been at the very top level of modern day music.
The Move - Message From The Country (1971) {2005, Remastered, Promo}

The Move - Message From The Country (1971) {2005, Remastered, Promo}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 504 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 218 Mb
Scans Included (PNG, 400 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Art Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Hard Rock, Rock & Roll, Glam Rock | Capitol Records / EMI Music

By 1971, it was clear that changes were in the offing for the Move. Message from the Country shows them carrying their sound, within the context of who they were, about as far as they could. One can hear them hit the limits of what guitars, bass, drums, and keyboards, with lots of harmony overdubs and ornate singing, could do. Indeed, parts of this record sound almost like a dry run from the first Electric Light Orchestra album, which was in the planning stages at the time. The influence of the Beatles runs through most of the songs stylistically. Particularly in Jeff Lynne's case, it was as though someone had programmed "Paperback Writer" and other chronologically related pop-psychedelic songs…

Thelma Houston - Ride To The Rainbow (1979) [2005, Japanese Reissue]  Music

Posted by BlondStyle at April 17, 2017
Thelma Houston - Ride To The Rainbow (1979) [2005, Japanese Reissue]

Thelma Houston - Ride To The Rainbow (1979) [2005, Japanese Reissue]
R&B, Soul/Funk, Disco | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Full Scans (PNG) | 36:38 Min | 438,44 Mb
Label: P-Vine Records (Japan) | Cat.# PCD-7256 | Released: 2005-09-16 (1979-05-22)

"Ride To The Rainbow" is Thelma Houston's eighth studio album. The album was not the commercial success it deserved to be initially because the album's most compelling songs never were released as singles. Lax promotion also played a role in the albums' slow sales upon its original release. The album includes such hidden gems as "Imaginary Paradise", "I Wanna Be Back in Love Again", "Just a Little Piece of You." It also includes a version of The Miracles' "Love Machine" and the Top 40 Pop hit, "Saturday Night, Sunday Morning" (in its 12" version different from the previous short version released on the album "Ready to Roll").
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Africa Unite: The Singles Collection (2005)

Bob Marley & The Wailers - Africa Unite: The Singles Collection (2005)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2CD | Tuff Gong, BMWCDX 4 | ~ 890 or 333 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 24 Mb
Reggae, Ska

There are countless Bob Marley compilations on the market, but what will generate some interest in this one, which is essentially a collection of his Island singles with a handful of his Lee "Scratch" Perry-era tracks added in, is the inclusion of a "new" Marley song, "Slogans," derived from a demo tape Marley made in a Miami hotel room in 1979…