Most (2003)

Bobby Garabedian - Most (2003)  Video

Posted by alexov85 at Nov. 4, 2009
Bobby Garabedian - Most (2003)

Bobby Garabedian - Most (2003)
DVDRip | AVI | Audiorracks: English + Russian | Subs: Russian | 298 MB
video: 640x368, 23.976 fps | DivX Codec 6.4 | 862 kbps avg
English: 44.100 kHz, MPEG Layer 3, 2 ch, 256.00 kbps avg
Russian: 44.100 kHz, MPEG Layer 3, 2 ch, 256.00 kbps avg
Art - House, Drama, Short movie

The story about an ordinary man who once stood before a difficult choice …

VA - A Hanukka Celebration (2003)  Music

Posted by delpotro at Oct. 22, 2017
VA - A Hanukka Celebration (2003)

VA - A Hanukka Celebration (2003)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | Digital booklet | 01:12:59 | 322 Mb
Classical, Vocal | Label: Milken Family Foundation, Naxos

The musical works on this disc are all quite lovely and moving; yet somehow, they seem oddly incongruent with the festival they are intended to celebrate. The one song most closely associated with Hannuka is Ma 'oz Tzur (aka Rock of Ages and/or O Mighty Fortress, references to the Holy Temple), and it is universally sung to a well-known traditional melody. Here, in a setting by Aaron Miller (1911-2000), arranged by Neil Levin, it is not only the shortest track on the disc, but it is presented in Yiddish rather than Hebrew, and in a Klezmer-like setting that is nothing at all like its familiar tune. Not until the concluding section of Samuel Adler's The Flames of Freedom do we hear the traditional melody, but set against a piano accompaniment that takes a decidedly non-traditional turn in its harmony.
Ensemble Jachet de Mantoue - Jachet de Mantoue: Lamentationes Jeremiae (2003)

Ensemble Jachet de Mantoue - Jachet de Mantoue: Lamentationes Jeremiae (2003)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 63:30 | 357 MB
Genre: Classical, Sacred | Label: Calliope | Catalog: CAL 9340

Stumbling by chance across this recording, you could be forgiven for assuming that it probably represents yet another foray into long lost repertoire by an insignificant composer. In reality, however, Jacquet of Mantua (1483-1559) was actually one of the most distinguished composers of sacred polyphony in the generation between Josquin and Palestrina, with a vast output comprising 23 masses, over 100 motets and many other sacred works (including a St John Passion).
Kenny Clarke & Francy Boland - The Golden Eight (1961) {Blue Note RVG 24bit Japan TOCJ-9544 rel 2003}

Kenny Clarke & Francy Boland - The Golden Eight (1961) {Blue Note RVG 24bit Japan TOCJ-9544 rel 2003}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 307 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 101 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 22 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24-bit remaster
© 1961, 2003 Blue Note / Toshiba-EMI Japan | RVG Mini LP | TOCJ-9544
Jazz / Bop / Progressive Jazz

Reissue of the album recorded with Dusko Goykovich, et al. 24bit digitally remastered. Cardboard sleeve (mini LP). This is one of the rarest of all Blue Note albums, and one that is a must for record collectors. The Francy Boland/Kenny Clarke big band was one of the most exciting orchestras of the 1960s and ‘70s. Much less known but also brilliant was a unique octet co-led by Boland and Clarke just prior to the big band.
Keller Quartett, Alexei Lubimov - Alfred Schnittke, Dmitri Shostakovich: Lento (2003)

Keller Quartett, Alexei Lubimov - Alfred Schnittke, Dmitri Shostakovich: Lento (2003)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 237 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 154 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: ECM | # ECM New Series 1755, 461 815-2 | Time: 01:05:00

Schnittke's Piano Quintet, a creative response to his mother's death, is an austere, haunting work full of grief and tenderness that marks one of his early ventures into polystylistic writing. The opening piano solo is unique, a spare statement of puzzlement in the face of tragedy. It gives way to a waltz, as if recapturing a lost past, then the graceful dance melody literally disintegrates as the strings venture off into other regions, vainly trying to reassemble the theme and failing. At the end of its touching five movements the music's despair is transformed into serene, hard-won acceptance. Shostakovitch's 15th Quartet, his final statement in that form, premiered just months before his death. It's six slow movements are shot through with contemplative sadness and regret. The music is so rich in texture and substance that attention never flags.
The Raymond Scott Quintette - Microphone Music (2CD) (2003) **[RE-UP]**

The Raymond Scott Quintette - Microphone Music (2CD) (2003)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 372 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 314 mb
Genre: jazz

Microphone Music is a 2003 double CD compilation by The Raymond Scott Quintette. It is "a collection of unreleased titles, radio performances, first-rate rehearsals and forgotten gems by the Raymond Scott Quintette recorded between 1936 and 1939." (The size of each version are correct, due to this being a mono CD and what it results in when converted to each format.)

Jessica Williams - 3 Albums (1997-2003)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Oct. 15, 2017
Jessica Williams - 3 Albums (1997-2003)

Jessica Williams - 3 Albums (1997-2003)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 822 Mb | 03:10:22 | Covers
Post-Bop | Country: USA

Jessica Williams (born March 17, 1948) is an American jazz pianist and composer. Williams was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She started on piano when she was four and was performing in her teens. She studied classical music but also performed jazz with Philly Joe Jones in Philadelphia. In 1977, Williams moved to San Francisco, where she played in various house bands for Eddie Harris, Dexter Gordon, Tony Williams, and Stan Getz. She also became the house pianist for Keystone Korner. In 1997, she began her own record label, Red and Blue Recordings. She also owns a publishing company, JJW Music, and an internet mail order business. She appeared at the 2004 and 2006 "Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festivals" at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C..

Echo & The Bunnymen - Ocean Rain (1984) Expanded Remastered 2003  Music

Posted by Designol at Oct. 15, 2017
Echo & The Bunnymen - Ocean Rain (1984) Expanded Remastered 2003

Echo & The Bunnymen - Ocean Rain (1984) Expanded Remastered 2003
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 399 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 169 Mb | Scans ~ 114 Mb | Time: 01:13:52
Neo-Psychedelia, Post-Punk, Alternative Pop/Rock, College Rock | Label: Warner | # 2564-61165-2

Channeling the lessons of the experimental Porcupine into more conventional and simple structural parameters, Ocean Rain emerges as Echo & the Bunnymen's most beautiful and memorable effort. Ornamenting Ian McCulloch's most consistently strong collection of songs to date with subdued guitar textures, sweeping string arrangements, and hauntingly evocative production, the album is dramatic and majestic; "The Killing Moon," Ocean Rain's emotional centerpiece, remains the group's unrivalled pinnacle. The 2003 reissue of Ocean Rain features improved sound, new liner notes, loads of photos, and a wealth of bonus tracks. The bulk of the bonus tracks is made up of the Life at Brian's sessions, which found the band playing some of their "hits" like "The Killing Moon," "Stars Are Stars," "Silver," and "Villiers Terrace," as well as a faithful cover of the Beatles' "All You Need Is Love" in a relaxed, acoustic but still very dramatic setting.

Hepa Halme Prospekt - Nine Steps In Line Of Beauty (2003)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Oct. 12, 2017
Hepa Halme Prospekt - Nine Steps In Line Of Beauty (2003)

Hepa Halme Prospekt - Nine Steps In Line Of Beauty (2003)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 213.91 Mb | 45:18 | Cover
Avant-Garde Jazz, Experimental | Country: Finland | Label: Silence (SLC 013)

The origins of the group go back to the Living Room Ambient sessions performed at the Soup and Mother restaurants in Helsinki in 1999. Halme Prospekt became a regularly performing group and assumed its current line-up soon after the release of Hepa Halme's second album as leader, Prospektor, in 2008, which already had most of the members of Halme Prospekt among the featured musicians.
VA - New York Noise: Dance Music From The New York Underground 1978-1982 (2003)

Various Artists - New York Noise: Dance Music From The New York Underground 1978-1982 (2003)
Pop/Rock, No Wave, Leftfield | EAC Rip | FLAC, Img+CUE+LOG+Scans (PNG) | 71:08 Min | 503,09 Mb
Label: Soul Jazz Records (UK) | Cat.# SJR CD77 | Released: 2003-06-30 (1978-1982)

New York Noise covers roughly the same stretch of time as In the Beginning There Was Rhythm, another compilation from the reliable Soul Jazz label. There aren't any gaping stylistic gulfs between the two discs, but the geographic focus here is completely different. In the Beginning features post-punk groups from England, while this disc highlights the genre-bending and cultural cross-breeding that was taking place in New York City, synchronously, during the late '70s and early '80s. The disc takes in most of the movements that took root in the city during the era, from no wave to mutant disco to hip-hop to art funk and a handful of points in between all without overlapping a great deal with other sets that were released just before and just after, like Downtown 81, Rough Trade Post Punk 01, N.Y. No Wave, and a swollen reissue of ZE's Mutant Disco.