Command Records

The Command All Stars – Provocative Percussion (1959)  

Posted by Melaron at March 9, 2013
The Command All Stars – Provocative Percussion (1959)

The Command All Stars – Provocative Percussion (1959)
1 LP | time: 35 m 10 s | HQ scans 300 dpi | tags | MP3 320 CBR > 81,69 MB
Instrumental, Oldies, World / Label: Command Records RS 806 SD / Uploaded, Depositfiles

Music played by a select group of musicians who made up what was called 'The Command All Stars' including musicians like Terry Snyder, Toni Mottola or Willie Rodriguez. It includes 12 well known songs recorded with a 'ping pong' stereo effect in which the label was pointer.

Enoch Light - Command Performances (LP 1961)  Music

Posted by Speedyclick at Oct. 22, 2010
Enoch Light - Command Performances (LP 1961)

Enoch Light - Command Performances (LP 1961)
mp3 CBR 320 kbps | tracks: 12 | ~ 89 Mb | 32:46 | Scans
Label: Command Records | Genre: Instrumental, jazz, percussion

LP with 12 selections by Enoch Light, especially arranged for dynamic maximum performance in stereo sound. Vivid and sparkling jazzy music, of various styles.
Frank Zappa - Road Tapes, Venue #3 (2016) {2CD Vaulternative Records VR 2016-1}

Frank Zappa - Road Tapes, Venue #3 (2016) {2CD Vaulternative Records VR 2016-1}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 963 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 346 Mb
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© 2016 Vaulternative Records / ZFT | VR 2016-1
Rock / Experimental Rock / Avant-Garde / Art Rock / Jazz Rock

Official Release #103. Performed/Arranged/Conducted by Frank Zappa. Road Tapes, Venue #3 features two complete shows from Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, MN. The July '70 Mothers line-up featured Flo & Eddie, George Duke, Ian Underwood, Aynsley Dunbar & Jeff Simmons. FZ's vast Vault does not contain many full shows from this time period, so that alone makes this release a special one. The tapes were recorded to stereo reel-to-reel, but not without problems. Due to their historical relevance, we felt it was worth it, warts 'n all! Venue #3 does not disappoint.
Sonny Rollins - Holding The Stage - Road Shows, Volume 4 (2016) {Doxy Records 88875192752}

Sonny Rollins - Holding The Stage - Road Shows, Volume 4 (2016) {Doxy Records 88875192752}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 493 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 172 Mb
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© 2016 Doxy Records / OKeh / Sony Music | 88875192752
Jazz / Post Bop / Saxophone

The day may come when the well runs dry, but that day is not upon us. The fourth installment of Sonny Rollins' Road Shows series has arrived, bringing more beauties from the archives to light while bearing out that the genius of the Saxophone Colossus is best demonstrated on the stage. That's where the magic has always happened for him, and that's why these offerings have been so well-received. The first three volumes are already considered to be indispensable items in the storied Rollins canon, and this one stands to join them.

Eric Marienthal - Turn Up The Heat (2001) {Peak Records}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Feb. 21, 2017
Eric Marienthal - Turn Up The Heat (2001) {Peak Records}

Eric Marienthal - Turn Up The Heat (2001) {Peak Records}
EAC 1.0b1 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 600dpi | 394MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz-Funk, Smooth Jazz

Anyone who remembers Eric Marienthal's work with Chick Corea's Elektric Band in the late '80s and early '90s knows how exciting an improviser he can be. This disc has its moments. Botti has an enjoyable spot on Stanley Turrentine's "Sugar," and "Love Don't Live Here" (one of the few tracks that isn't an instrumental) is a pleasant, if unremarkable, urban/adult contemporary item that features singer Deniece Williams. Also noteworthy is Lorber's funky "Hangin' on the Sidewalk," which finds Ford taking a gritty guitar solo.
Merle Haggard - Hag: The Capitol Recordings 1968-1976 - Concepts, Live & The Strangers (2008) {6CD Set Bear Family Records}

Merle Haggard - Hag: The Capitol Recordings 1968-1976 - Concepts, Live & The Strangers (2008) {6CD Set Bear Family Records}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 2.78 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.00 Gb | Artwork | 5% repair rar
© 1968-76, 2008 Capitol / EMI / Bear Family Records | BCD 16782 FK
Country / Bakersfield Sound / Honky Tonk / Folk Rock / Progressive Country / Traditional Country / Western Swing Revival

Twelve years after they released their first Merle Haggard box, The Untamed Hawk, Bear Family delivered the sequel, Hag: The Studio Recordings 1969-1976. This picks up where The Untamed Hawk left off, which is more of a musical dividing point than it initially seems. If The Untamed Hawk caught Haggard as he was reaching full flight, Hag captures him in his prime, as every single he released reached the Country Top Ten – often capturing the number one slot – and as he sometimes crossed over into the pop Top 40. Hag was without a doubt the biggest star in country music but the remarkable thing about his reign at the top was that he never played it safe.

Aki Rissanen - Amorandom (2016) {Edition Records}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Feb. 20, 2017
Aki Rissanen - Amorandom (2016) {Edition Records}

Aki Rissanen - Amorandom (2016) {Edition Records}
EAC 1.1 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 343MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop, Fusion

Over the last few years Aki has quietly been building a name in the international jazz world both as a leader and as a sideman. With Amorandom, he delivers his most authoritative work to date. There’s a fluidity in his playing and a boldness in his composing that deserves widespread praise and real recognition for one of the finest young European pianists. Described by Downbeat as a ‘rising star around Europe, Amorandom is the work that will introduce Aki Rissanen’s startling new talent to a global audience.
Robert Fripp & The League Of Gentlemen - God Save The King (1985) {Caroline Records-EG EEGCD9}

Robert Fripp & The League Of Gentlemen - God Save The King (1985) {Caroline Records-EG EEGCD9}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 278 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 103 Mb
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© 1985 Caroline Records / EG | EEGCD9
Art Rock / Progressive Rock / Instrumental

God Save the King is actually a split release and/or a Robert Fripp compilation, depending on how you look at it. In 1980, Robert Fripp released something of a split disc himself, called God Save the Queen/Under Heavy Manners, consisting of a side of Frippertronics and a side of Discotronics, the latter being Frippertronics with a "dance-oriented" (according to Fripp) rhythm section. Also in 1980, Fripp formed a new group, borrowing the name from his early-'60s band, the League of Gentlemen.
Sun Ra & His Solar-Myth Arkestra - The Solar-Myth Approach Vol. 1&2 (2001) [2CDs] {Charly Records}

Sun Ra & His Solar-Myth Arkestra - The Solar-Myth Approach Vol. 1&2 (2001) [2CDs] {Charly Records}
EAC 1.0b4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 460MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 218MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz

These two discs from Sun Ra and his Solar Myth Arkestra are not, as their title suggests, parts of a singular or continuous work. They were initially issued as two separate titles – similar to the two-part Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra – by the Belgian BYG Actuel label in 1971. Both volumes consist of mid-fidelity and primarily self-realized and -produced recordings. Despite the claim that these sides were taped in New York City at Sun Studios, Ra discographer Robert L. Campbell notes that by the time these tracks were documented, the Arkestra had ended its N.Y.C. residency and returned to Philadelphia.
Robert Schroeder - Harmonic Ascendant (1979) {Racket Records CD 715020 rel 1990}

Robert Schroeder - Harmonic Ascendant (1979) {Racket Records CD 715020 rel 1990}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 224 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 101 Mb
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© 1979, 1990 Innovative Communication / Racket Records / da music | CD 715020
Electronic / Berlin School

Robert Schroeder is a talented and inspired german electronic composer whose career has strong connections with analogue synth sequences and spacey, spherical soundscapes produced by Klaus Schulze during the second half of the seventies. If we compared it with the best essays from K.Schulze's classic period, Harmonic Ascendant figures as a major work, pushing the cosmic synthesizer trippiness to an other level of experimentation and emotion. Harmonic Ascendant is not as majestic and as visceral than early TD and Schulze but clearly better than anything produced by these two masters after the 70's.