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Cop Land (1997)  Video

Posted by rwdfox at May 23, 2018
Cop Land (1997)

Cop Land (1997)
BRRip 720p | 1h 56mn | 1280x692 | MP4 AVC@1500Kbps 23.98fps | AAC@224Kbps 2CH 48KHz | 1.41 GiB
BRRip 1080p | 1h 56mn | 1920x1036 | MP4 AVC@2500Kbps 23.98fps | AAC@224Kbps 2CH 48KHz | 2.22 GiB
BDRip 1080p | 1h 56mn | 1920x1036 | MKV AVC@10.5 Mbps 23.98fps | DTS@1509Kbps 6CH 48KHz | 9.80 GiB
Language: English | Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller | Subtitles: English, French (BDRip)

Sometime in the 1970's, police officers from New York City wanted a safe haven to live, away from the dangers of the streets of New York City, this is when they established a "Cop Land" in the small New Jersey town of Garrison.

Paul Weller - Heavy Soul (1997) Japanese Edition  Music

Posted by Designol at May 22, 2018
Paul Weller - Heavy Soul (1997) Japanese Edition

Paul Weller - Heavy Soul (1997) Japanese Edition
EAC | WavPack | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 301 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 103 Mb | Scans ~ 94 Mb
British Trad Rock | Label: Island/Polydor K.K | # POCP-9102 | Time: 00:45:18

Like Stanley Road before it, Heavy Soul is more about vibe than songs. There are a few sharply written tracks here and there, but what's important is the rootsy, stripped-down atmosphere. Paul Weller's soul and R&B influences reign supreme on Heavy Soul, yet they are filtered through late-'60s psychedelia, blues-rock and prog folk, as he takes songs into extended instrumental jams. The band sounds tight, but Weller has suffered a bit of a songwriting slump, which is evidenced by the handful of keepers that form the core of the album. "Up in Suze's Room" is a hazy, folky gem, the soulful apology "I Should Have Been There to Inspire You" is affecting, and "Peacock Suit" is a fine "Changing Man" rewrite, but too much of Heavy Soul is concerned with texture instead of content. That doesn't make it a difficult listen – in fact, it's quite entertaining while it's playing – but there isn't much to explore on repeated plays.
Curtis Mayfield - SuperFly (1972) {2CD Set Deluxe 25th Anniversary Edition R2 72836 rel 1997}

Curtis Mayfield - SuperFly (1972) {2CD Set Deluxe 25th Anniversary Edition R2 72836 rel 1997}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (image)+CUE+LOG -> 474 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 199 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 24 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1972, 1997 Curtom Records / Rhino | R2 72836
R&B / Chicago Soul / Funk / Soul

This expanded version of the classic album adds so much material that it really needs to be reviewed separately from the original article. The first disc of the two-CD set presents the entire album as it was originally sequenced, with the addition of the single mixes of "Freddie's Dead" and "Superfly." It's disc two that's really of interest to collectors, assembling about 40 minutes of different material from the same era, all but two tracks previously unissued (and those two were not released in the U.S.).

The Jackal (1997)  Video

Posted by rwdfox at May 22, 2018
The Jackal (1997)

The Jackal (1997)
BRRip | 124mn | 720x306 | AVI XviD@1597Kbps 23.98fps | MP3@192Kbps 2CH 48KHz | 1.57 GiB
BDRip 1080p | 124mn | 1920x816 | MKV AVC@5144Kbps 23.98fps | DTS@1509Kbps 6CH 48KHz | 5.80 GiB
Language: English | Genre: Action, Crime, Drama | Subtitles: None

In Moscow, the FBI and their Russian counterpart, the MVD, are working on a joint mission to apprehend Russian mobster Ghazzi Murad specifically for the murder of Mayor Nikolai Semankho.
John Fogerty - Blue Moon Swamp (1997) {2017, 20th Anniversary Edition}

John Fogerty - Blue Moon Swamp (1997) {2017, 20th Anniversary Edition}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 371 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 131 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Roots Rock, Southern Rock, Blues Rock, Country Rock, Americana | BMG #538338942

Listening to the easy roots rock shuffle of Blue Moon Swamp, it's hard to believe that it took John Fogerty a full decade to write and record the album. It's not just because the album isn't a great stylistic departure from his past work, it's because Blue Moon Swamp sounds so natural and unforced. Nothing on the album sounds fussy, nor does it sound like a meticulous reconstruction of the past. Instead, Fogerty's songs and performances are richly evocative of tradition, but they're vibrant and living for the present, which makes the rockabilly, blues, country, and swampy rock & roll sound fresh. It's not as raw or as hooky as Creedence Clearwater Revival, nor as pop-oriented as Centerfield, but it's a warm, laid-back, and mature record of roots rock at its very best.

Gila - s/t (1971) {1997 Second Battle}  Music

Posted by TestTickles at May 20, 2018
Gila - s/t (1971) {1997 Second Battle}

Gila - s/t (1971) {1997 Second Battle}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 235 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 109 mb
Genre: Krautrock

Gila is a 1971 self-titled debut album by Gila. This is a 1997 pressing released by Second Battle.
Ella Fitzgerald & Joe Pass - Take Love Easy (1974) [Reissue 1997]

Ella Fitzgerald & Joe Pass - Take Love Easy (1974) [Reissue 1997]
EAC Rip | APE (image+.cue+log) - 158 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 99 MB | Covers (9 MB) included
Genre: Vocal Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: JVC (JVCXR-0031-2)

Ella Fitzgerald and guitarist Joe Pass teamed up in a set of duets for this album which has been reissued on CD. Because the emphasis is on ballads and not all of the songs are that well suited to Fitzgerald's musical personality (particularly "Lush Life" and "I Want to Talk About You"), this set is only a mixed success. Much more successful are "Don't Be That Way" and "A Foggy Day" but this is not one of the more essential Ella Fitzgerald records.
Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington - Ella & Duke at The Cote D'Azur (1966) {2CD Set Verve 314-539-030-2 rel 1997}

Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington - Ella & Duke at The Cote D'Azur (1966) {2CD Set Verve 314-539-030-2 rel 1997}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 585 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 214 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 201 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1966, 1997 Verve / PolyGram | 314-539-030-2
Jazz / Classical Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Standards / Swing / Big Band

Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington did not team up in concert until relatively late in their careers (although she did record her Ellington Songbook with him in the '50s). This live double-LP actually finds Fitzgerald singing six numbers with the Jimmy Jones Trio and only "Mack the Knife" and a scat-filled "It Don't Mean a Thing" with the orchestra. Ellington has eight numbers for his band, mostly remakes of older tunes (including a guest appearance by former associate Ben Webster on "All Too Soon," a remarkable Buster Cooper trombone feature, and a rowdy version of "The Old Circus Train Turn-Around Blues"). This is a spirited set of music that with better planning could have been great.
Friedemann - On A Personal Note (1997) {Biber Records 66651 Official Digital Download rel 2015}

Friedemann - On A Personal Note (1997) {Biber Records 66651 Official Digital Download rel 2015}
FLAC (tracks) - 16bit/44kHz - Official Digital Download (qobuz.com) -> 403 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 153 Mb | Cover | 5% repair rar
© 1997, 2015 Biber Records / In-Akustik | 66651
Jazz / Contemporary Instrumental Music / Guitar

No, this CD is not a »best of« collection, nor is it a collection of Friedemann's greatest hits. Here Friedemann, guitarist, composer and producer, looks back on a wide variety of memories from the past three decades of his career as a musician, without sinking into self-indulgent nostalgia or just rehashing old, well-known recordings. He has searched through his private tape archive and selected a few previously unreleased tracks to document his career and development as a musician from his first performance in 1967. He looked up some of his old fellow musicians such as Bonnie Dobson, Anne Haigis, Davic Moses or Klaus Weiland, and in 1996 he wrote and recorded a number of new tracks with them.
The Hal Galper Quintet - Children Of The Night (1978) {Double-Time DTRCD-125 rel 1997}

The Hal Galper Quintet - Children Of The Night (1978) {Double-Time DTRCD-125 rel 1997}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 362 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 155 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 11 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1978, 1997 Double-Time Records | DTRCD-125
Jazz / Post Bop / Piano

This is one of the hottest albums of the ’70s. Recorded at Rosy’s in New Orleans in 1978 (and originally released a year later as Speak With a Single Voice), it features Galper on piano, Michael Brecker on tenor saxophone and flute, Randy Brecker on trumpet and fluegelhorn, Wayne Dockery on bass and Bob Moses on drums. The hornmen (already famous then for their hard-hitting funk-jazz group, the Brecker Brothers) comprised a blistering front line. Galper was in aggressive form, playing with an energy reminiscent of McCoy Tyner, a spirit of embellishment reminiscent of Art Tatum and a harmonic knowledge reminiscent of Bill Evans. Dockery and Moses formed a heart-pounding tandem.