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Terri Lyne Carrington - The ACT Years (2015)  Music

Posted by mark70 at June 2, 2015
Terri Lyne Carrington - The ACT Years (2015)

Terri Lyne Carrington - The ACT Years (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 64:44 min | 150 MB
Genre: Jazz, World | Label: ACT Music

Terri Lyne Carrington is one of the world s most-sought after drummers and one of jazz s leading female media figures. Her recording and touring with Herbie Hancock and Dianne Reeves have elicited rave reviews internationally. In addition to her recording and international performing, she is renowned for her role as a producer and jazz educator. She has won Grammy Awards both for Best Jazz Vocal Album (2011) and Best Jazz Instrumental Album (2013). This compilation includes tracks from Carrington's two ACT albums as a leader, and from Nguyen Le's Jimi Hendrix tribute album Purple, on which she played in Le's quartet.

VA - The ACT Jubilee Concert 2CD (2012)  

Posted by mark70 at May 19, 2012
VA - The ACT Jubilee Concert 2CD (2012)

VA - The ACT Jubilee Concert 2CD (2012)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 103:12 min | 236 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: ACT Music

Whoever thought jazz is a marginal branch of music meant for small cellar pubs was disabused at the ACT jubilee concerts during the first week of February 2012. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Munich label, jazz visited the impressive concert halls in Germany. Around 4.500 people followed its call and experienced during the four concert nights how the spotlight was turned on jazz. ACT all-star ensemble consisting of nine musicians thrilled the audience at the Philharmonie in Berlin (KMS), Muffathalle in Munich, Tonhalle in Dusseldorf and Laeiszhalle in Hamburg in a performance that according to the German magazine BUNTE was “a world class session with the very best of jazz”.
Nils Landgren & Esbjorn Svensson - Layers of Light (2001) {ACT Music 9281-2}

Nils Landgren & Esbjorn Svensson - Layers of Light (2001) {ACT Music 9281-2}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 220 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 134 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 13 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2001 ACT Music | ACT 9281-2
Jazz / Contemporary Jazz / Folk Jazz / Trombone / Piano

It was through the influence of Landgren and Svensson’s former teacher Bengt-Arne Wallin, who recorded the landmark album “Old Folklore In Swedish Modern” back in 1962 (ACT 9254-2), that Svensson and Landgren were inspired to make a duo album centered around folk songs. In August 1997 both went into the studio and with only trombone and piano recorded Swedish Folk Modern (ACT 9257-2). Their improvised treatments of the classic songs of the folk culture not only impressed the public; it brought praise from the press.
Beggars Opera – Act One (1970) Vertigo/6360 018 – NL Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - NEW 2017 RIP!!

Beggars Opera – Beggars Opera Act One
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 900mb & 200mb
Label: Vertigo/6360 018 | Released: 1970 | This Issue: 197? | Genre: Progressive-Rock

Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection
What a mindblowing debut-album this is! The very melodic and harmonic music from this five-piece band is based upon an incredible dynamic and propulsive rhythm-section and splendid, very exciting Hammond organ work, often accompanied by a powerful and fiery electric guitar. The interplay between the musicians is magnificent and the excertions on keyboards and guitar are very compelling, in the spirit of the late Sixties and early Seventies.

Celine Bonacina Trio - Open Heart (2013) {ACT 9514-2}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at March 12, 2017
Celine Bonacina Trio - Open Heart (2013) {ACT 9514-2}

Celine Bonacina Trio - Open Heart (2013) {ACT 9514-2}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 331 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 122 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 24 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2013 ACT Music | ACT 9514-2
Jazz / Contemporary Jazz / Fusion / Baritone Saxophone

The baritone saxophone is seldom heard outside brass sections of big bands. As a solo instrument or as the only brass instrument in a band it is a real rarity and there is only one female baritone saxophonist who truly masters her instrument – Céline Bonacina. You might be surprised to see the petite Frenchwoman pick up an instrument that is almost the same size as her but, when she starts playing, the mésalliance becomes a symbiosis and the sound flows out without effort.

Esbjorn Svensson Trio (e.s.t.) - Leucocyte (2008) {ACT 9018-2}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Feb. 25, 2017
Esbjorn Svensson Trio (e.s.t.) - Leucocyte (2008) {ACT 9018-2}

Esbjorn Svensson Trio (e.s.t.) - Leucocyte (2008) {ACT 9018-2}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 375 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 160 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 15 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2008 ACT Music | ACT 9018-2
Jazz / Modern Jazz / Post Bop / Progressive Jazz / Piano Trio

It's a damn shame that Leucocyte is the final studio album by the Esbjörn Svensson Trio. Svensson died in a tragic diving accident in June of 2008, shortly after this set was finished. More than any other recording issued by this excellent band, Leucocyte captures the art of music making at the moment of conception; it was recorded as live-in-the-studio improvisation over two days in an Australian studio. It was completely finished, post-production and all, with a release date before Svensson's death. The words "post-production" mean plenty when it comes to E.S.T.'s music. The trio often recorded and added sonic effects to their structured, composed pieces. It underscored their hip sophistication and accessibility. It made them a hit with both jazz fans and younger audiences who listen to Radiohead, Sigur Rós, and even heavy metal more than jazz.
Act - Love & Hate: A Compact Introduction To Act (2015) (Claudia Brücken And Thomas Leer) {2CD Set Salvo rec 1987-88}

Act - Love & Hate: A Compact Introduction To Act (2015) (Claudia Brücken And Thomas Leer) {2CD Set Salvo rec 1987-88}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 0.99 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 337 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 36 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1987-88, 2015 ZTT Records / Salvo / Union Square Music | SALVOMDCD40
Synth Pop / New Wave / Dance Pop

Propaganda vocalist and latter day solo artist Claudia Brücken (A Secret Wish, Love: and a million other things…) teamed up in 1987 with electronic pioneer Thomas Leer (The Bridge, The Scale of Ten) to create Act: a one-off pop cabaret par excellence. Music so cutting edge, the sessions were documented by Tomorrow's World. And songs that crossed the chasm from mid-Eighties acts of sophistication to late-Eighties acts of dancefloor hedonism. Artwork includes previously unseen photographs of the duo by Patrick Lichfield.
Styx - Caught In The Act (1984) [2016, Universal Music Japan UICY-77890/1]

Styx - Caught In The Act (1984)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2CD | Universal Music Japan UICY-77890/1 | ~ 551 or 197 Mb | Scans(png) -> 196 Mb
Classic Rock, Prog Rock

Styx was one of the titans of the hugely popular AOR movement – along with Boston, Foreigner, Journey, and REO Speedwagon – embraced by the U.S. mainstream in the late '70s and early '80s. The end of the Chicago-based band's peak period coincided with one of the most ambitious and notorious projects of the time, the 1983 concept album Kilroy Was Here…

The Act of Killing (2012)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 11, 2016
The Act of Killing (2012)

The Act of Killing (2012)
1080p BluRay | 1920 x 1080 | .MP4/AVC @ 2500 Kbps | 1h 56mn | English AAC 224 Kbps, 6 channels | 2.23 GB
720p BluRay | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 1500 Kbps | 1h 56mn | English AAC 224 Kbps, 6 channels | 1.41 GB
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Crime

A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

Arne Jansen - The Sleep Of Reason (2013) {ACT}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Nov. 6, 2016
Arne Jansen - The Sleep Of Reason (2013) {ACT}

Arne Jansen - The Sleep Of Reason (2013) {ACT}
EAC 1.1 | FLAC tracks level 6 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 262MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 130MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Fusion

If you've ever heard the Berlin guitarist Arne Jansen, you'll know how difficult it is to forget his special sound. That passionate rummaging around in the warm diversity of the electric guitar, where bashful understatement mixes with playful sensuality. The humaneness become sound that always searches for what is special in the commonplace, exudes serenity and yet never itself comes to rest because its quest never ceases.