Database 2015

CHESS • Chessbase Correspondence Database 2015  Games

Posted by chesskom at Nov. 9, 2015
CHESS • Chessbase Correspondence Database 2015

Chessbase Correspondence Database 2015
2015 | English / German | CD-ROM | 719.5 MB

Corr Database 2015 is an extensive collection of correspondence games, featuring classical correspondence games played by mail as well as email games. The CD contains 1 274 459 games from 1804 until 2015 including all games of the correspondence chess world championships 1-27, correspondence chess olympics 1-18, correspondence chess european championships, national chamionships (AUS, CSR, DEN, GER, NED, USA). Corr 2015 also features a correspondence chess playerbase, which includes about 79 800 names. A must for every player of correspondence chess!

CHESS GAMES • Mega Database 2015 DVD  Games

Posted by chesskom at Dec. 5, 2014
CHESS GAMES • Mega Database 2015 DVD

CHESS GAMES • Mega Database 2015 DVD
2014-11-20 | English/German | CHESSBASE | ISO | 1.6 GB

The exclusive annotated database. Contains more than 6.1 millions games from 1560 to 2014 in the highest ChessBase quality standard. 68,000 games contain commentary from top players, with ChessBase opening classification with more than 100,000 key positions, direct access to players, tournaments, middlegame themes, endgames.
Robert Schumann - Symphonies - Simon Gaudenz & Odense Symphony Orchestra (2015) {2CD CPO 777 925-2}

Robert Schumann - Symphonies - Simon Gaudenz & Odense Symphony Orchestra (2015) {2CD CPO 777 925-2}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 598 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 292 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 77 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2015 CPO | CPO 777 925-2
Classical / Romantic / Symphony

In this superb audiophile package of the four symphonies of Robert Schumann, Simon Gaudenz, and the Odense Symphony Orchestra give clear and focused performances that serve to clarify the often-criticized orchestration and to create a nearly chamber-like atmosphere in many passages. By avoiding the conventional homogenous orchestral blend, reducing vibrato in the strings, and emphasizing the distinctive timbres of the woodwinds and brass, Gaudenz brightens Schumann's timbral palette considerably and balances dynamics to make textures more transparent. Beyond this, Gaudenz keeps the tempos fleet and the rhythms spry, and opens up the music to let it breathe.

Soft Machine - Switzerland 1974 (2015)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Dec. 23, 2015
Soft Machine - Switzerland 1974 (2015)

Soft Machine - Switzerland 1974 (2015)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Cuneiform Records, Rune 395/396 | ~ 354 or 141 Mb | Scans(png) -> 143 Mb
DVD5: NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | LPCM, 2 ch, 1536 Kbps | ~ 4.31 Gb
Jazz Rock / Prog Rock

Cuneiform's list of stellar Soft Machine archival releases grew longer in February 2015 with this CD/DVD set documenting the group's appearance at the storied Montreux Jazz Festival on July 4, 1974. Switzerland 1974 captures the Softs taking a huge leap into electric guitar-augmented jazz-rock thanks to formidable axeman Allan Holdsworth's addition to the lineup of keyboardist/reedman Karl Jenkins, drummer John Marshall, bassist Roy Babbington, and keyboardist (and only original bandmember) Mike Ratledge…

Sonar - Black Light (2015)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Oct. 22, 2015
Sonar - Black Light (2015)

Sonar - Black Light (2015)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 277 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 119 Mb
Scans (PNG, 600 dpi) ~ 343 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Progressive Rock, Experimental Rock, Minimalism | Cuneiform Records #Rune 414

Sonar and their mesmerizing/infuriating (choose depending on your perspective) music exploded on a unsuspecting world with Cuneiform's release of their album, Static Motion, 2 years ago. An instrumental rock quartet consisting of 2 guitars, bass and drums, they are a progressive, post-minimal, instrumental band from Switzerland. Their name stands for SONic ARchitecture, alluding to their intention of creating polymetrical soundscapes and highly structured aural spaces. Sonar's music is played live without any sequencers, loops or computers using a minimum amount of equipment: 2 guitars, a bass guitar, 3 small amplifiers und a basic drum kit. No effects are used to keep the music as clear, direct and immediate as possible. The group is very concerned about timbres, tension and release, group dynamics and instrumental interplay…

Thinking Plague - In This Life (1989/2015)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Oct. 13, 2015
Thinking Plague - In This Life (1989/2015)

Thinking Plague - In This Life (1989/2015)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 295 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 113 Mb
Scans (PNG, 600 dpi) ~ 107 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Avant-Prog, RIO | Cuneiform Records #Rune 407

Thinking Plague has been releasing impossible to categorize albums to a devoted fan-base for over 30 years. In This Life, originally released in 1989, was the group's 3rd album. It is probably their most popular release. It comes back into print for the first time in years in a newly remastered version overseen by the band and making its first-ever appearance on Cuneiform. Thinking Plague is a United States avant-garde progressive rock group founded in 1982 by guitarist/composer, Mike Johnson, and bass guitarist/drummer, Bob Drake. Based in Denver, Colorado, the band has been active off and on since 1982, taking on a number of musicians over the years. They have made six studio albums between 1984 and 2012, and released one live album recorded at NEARfest in 2000. Their music is a mix of rock, folk, jazz and 20th-century classical music. In spite of Johnson's dislike of the term, the band has often been categorized as a "RIO" band.

Eric Bell - Exile (2015)  Music

Posted by v3122 at June 24, 2017
Eric Bell - Exile (2015)

Eric Bell - Exile (2015)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Of The Edge Productions, OTE021-2 | ~ 274 or 98 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 7 Mb
Blues Rock, Classic Rock

ome artists are marked for their entire life due their works with famous bands or musicians. To start this review, Big Daddy here must remember my dear nephews and nieces about legendary names as THIN LIZZY and NOEL REDDING BAND. Both are extremely known and important and consolidated names from the 70s, and influenced a great range of musicians. Well, the two bands have one thing in common: the presence of ERIC BELL, an Irish guitarist and composer, who wrote hits as "The Rocker" for THIN LIZZY. He also played in the band of the Rock and Roll/Blues legend Bo Diddley as well for some time…
Manfred Barbarini Lupus (ca 1560) - Cantus coagulatus - Ensemble Ordo Virtutum (2015) {MGB CD 6286}

Manfred Barbarini Lupus (ca 1560) - Cantus coagulatus - Ensemble Ordo Virtutum (2015) {MGB CD 6286}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 338 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 181 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 23 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2015 Musiques Suisses | MGB CD 6286
Classical / Medieval / Renaissance / Choral

Manfred Barbarini Lupus (ca 1560) was a popular composer during the mediaeval and Renaissance periods. The St. Gallen Monastery, for whom these works were composed, was one of the most influential in Europe at that time. Performing these works is the Ensemble Ordo Virtutum. The ensemble was founded by musicologist Professor Dr. Stefen Johannes Morent, and specializes in mediaeval music.

Gash - A Young Man's Gash (1972) {2015, Reissue}  Music

Posted by popsakov at June 23, 2017
Gash - A Young Man's Gash (1972) {2015, Reissue}

Gash - A Young Man's Gash (1972) {2015, Reissue}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 230 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 100 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 59 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Progressive Rock, Krautrock | Bamboo Sound Carrier #BSC5102

GASH is a 70s Krautrock band from Germany featuring the musical talents of Manfred Thiers on bass, Reinhard Schiemann on drums, percussion, Frank Feldhusen on guitars, vocals, and Jochen Peters on piano, organ, and lead vocals. The band have released only one studio album in 1972, "A Young Man's Gash" and disappeared from the scene. The music is a definitive taste of the underground hard rock oriented sound churned out of the German Krautrock era. The music is replete with catchy songs, keyboard, organ and guitar solos and an overriding hard driving energy.
I Cancelli Della Memoria - Tributo anni '70 a Franco Battiato (2015)

I Cancelli Della Memoria - Tributo anni '70 a Franco Battiato (2015)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
AMS, 235 CD | ~ 485 or 174 Mb | Scans(png) -> 193 Mb
Progressive Rock / RPI

The legendary concert tribute to Franco Battiato by Gates of Memory, Which Has Been Held at the Teatro Dante in Castellanza on November 26th 2010, is finally released on CD and DVD. The group features musicians of the early historical works of Franco Battiato: Gianfranco D'Adda and Mario Dalla Stella, as well as newcomers such as Paul "Ske" Botta (Yugen, Not a good sign), Mauro Galbersanini, Roberta Pagani and Carlo Cilibrasi…