Ripped 2016

Budgie - The MCA Albums 1973-1975 (2016) [3CD Box Set]  Music

Posted by v3122 at Aug. 25, 2016
Budgie - The MCA Albums 1973-1975 (2016) [3CD Box Set]

Budgie - The MCA Albums 1973-1975 (2016)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
MCA Records, 5363393 | ~ 862 or 336 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 78 Mb
Hard Rock

Often thought of as a cross between Black Sabbath and Rush, the underappreciated outfit has influenced countless acts. This 3CD compilation contains their 3 classic albums that were recorded for MCA and are regarded as classics of the Genre; Never Turn Your Back On A Friend, In For The Kill and Bandolier…
Simple Minds - New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) (1982) {5CD+DVD Super Deluxe Edition rel 2016}

Simple Minds - New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) (1982) {5CD+DVD Super Deluxe Edition rel 2016}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.63 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 610 Mb
DVD5 -> 3.20 Gb | All Regions | NTSC 16:9 | LPCM, 2 ch (96-24) / DTS, 6 ch / Dolby AC3, 6 ch | ~ 54+15 m | ISO Image
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 89 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1982, 2016 Virgin Records / Universal | 4766622
New Wave / Pop Rock / Synth-Pop

Super deluxe six disc edition boasts an abundance of material. Disc one features a 2016 remaster (by Andrew Walter at Abbey Road) approved by Charlie Burchill and the second disc gathers 12-inch remixes and instrumentals of the singles, a few of which enjoy their CD debut. Various edits and B-sides can be found on the third CD in the set while disc four features previously unreleased BBC John Peel and Kid Jensen radio sessions, recorded in February and August 1982. All ten tracks on disc five are previously unreleased; made up of alternative mixes and demos and the icing on the cake is the sixth and final disc which is a DVD, featuring Charlie Burchill and Ronald Prent's 5.1 surround sound mix, first released on the now long out-of-print DVD-Audio in 2005. This mix of the album is a unique 'full duration' mix which is different to the standard version. DVD also includes promo videos and a few Top of the Pops performances. Note, this is a DVD-V unlike the DVD-A/V disc from previous Simple Minds box sets.

Katrin Zenz - John Cage: Complete Works for Flute - 2 (2016)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at March 23, 2017
Katrin Zenz - John Cage: Complete Works for Flute - 2 (2016)

Katrin Zenz - John Cage: Complete Works for Flute - 2 (2016)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 67:15 | 237 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | Catalog: 8.559774

John Cage’s innovative work and unorthodox ideas profoundly affected Western music during the latter half of the 20th century, and this second of two volumes (volume 1 can be heard on Naxos 8.559773) concludes Katrin Zenz’s survey of his complete works for flute. The earlier chromatic compositions include an astonishing variety of playing techniques and a bewildering rhythmic complexity, while the elements of chance in the later works result in music that is always undergoing kaleidoscopic processes at once arbitrary and intensely focussed in form and expression.

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool (Special Edition) (2016)  Music

Posted by delpotro at March 21, 2017
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool (Special Edition) (2016)

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool (Special Edition) (2016)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 01:00:18 | 345 Mb
Indie, Alternative Rock, Electronic | Label: XL Recordings

A Moon Shaped Pool is the ninth studio album by the English rock band Radiohead, released as a download and on paid streaming services on 8 May 2016. CD and LP releases followed in June 2016 through XL Recordings. Radiohead also sold a special edition from their website, containing two extra tracks and additional artwork.

Vespero - 2 Albums (2016)  Music

Posted by gribovar at March 21, 2017
Vespero - 2 Albums (2016)

Vespero - 2 Albums (2016)
EAC Rip | WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 969 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 335 MB | Covers - 105 MB
Genre: Progressive/Psychedelic/Space Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: RAIG, VMS

Vespero - Lique Mekwas (2016). "Lique Mekwas" is the 7th studio album by Vespero. It’s all instrumental musical burlesque telling the story of a young man who was appointed to serve the Crown Prince of Abyssinia as a guard-impersonator, and after the years of hard trials and adventures got to know that he had always been a true King of his country. This Russian band is mining the same vein as classic Ozric Tentacles, spaced-out grooves that combine electronics and other instruments. But Vespero has a lot going on that lift the music about mere grooving… They know how long to ride a groove before switching it up, sometimes ramping up to double-time, sometimes dropping down to a more floating feel, varying the textures to build tension and release it. "Lique Mekwas" is great fun from start to finish…

Jon Lord - Gemini Suite (1971) {2016, Reissue, Remastered}  Music

Posted by popsakov at March 20, 2017
Jon Lord - Gemini Suite (1971) {2016, Reissue, Remastered}

Jon Lord - Gemini Suite (1971) {2016, Reissue, Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 275 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 114 Mb
Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 64 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Symphonic Rock, Progressive Rock | Ear Music #0211621EMU

Digitally remastered edition of this classic solo release from the Deep Purple member. The new artwork includes liner notes exclusively written by Roger Glover. The Gemini Suite was first performed in September 1970 at the Royal Festival Hall and was recorded the following year at the Abbey Road and de Lane Lea studios as the first solo project of Jon Lord. It is a six piece classic-rock fusion work inspired by the members of Deep Purple and was recorded with the London Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Oscar winner Malcolm Arnold and is featuring the guest musicians Albert Lee, Yvonne Elliman, Tony Ashton as well as the two other Deep Purple member Ian Paice and Roger Glover.

Human Factor - 2 Studio Albums (2012-2016)  Music

Posted by gribovar at March 20, 2017
Human Factor - 2 Studio Albums (2012-2016)

Human Factor - 2 Studio Albums (2012-2016)
EAC Rip | WavPack/FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 731 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 241 MB | Covers - 76 MB
Genre: Psychedelic/Space Rock, Post-Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: RAIG

Born in late 2011, Human Factor is an exciting Russian group formed by talented and experienced musicians. Konstantin Shtirlitz and Alexander Meshcheryakov, respectively former drummer and bassist with mighty Infront, have joined forces with keyboardist and guitarists Sergei Volkov, principle composer and arranger for Kaftan Smeha, and guitarist Ivan Ivanov of Hagi Tragger. The band’s music is probably best described as modern instrumental rock with major space and progressive rock influences, strong melodic edge, and definite sense of adventure: tracks segue one into the other, atmospheres are established and broken, some rhythm patterns have progressive-like complexity, but the primary attention is given to strengthening a sense of enjoyable aural journey. This is an excellent, mature recordings which fans of good instrumental rock music.

Celtic Woman - Destiny (2016)  Music

Posted by delpotro at March 20, 2017
Celtic Woman - Destiny (2016)

Celtic Woman - Destiny (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 01:02:57 | 374 Mb
New Age, Celtic, Female Vocal | Label: Manhattan Records

Celtic Woman: Destiny is the tenth studio album by the group Celtic Woman. This is Celtic Woman's first album to feature their newest members Mairead Carlin and Éabha McMahon. Destiny features vocalists Susan McFadden, Mairead Carlin, Éabha McMahon, and fiddler Máiréad Nesbitt, with former member Méav Ní Mhaolchatha and Rebecca Winckworth as a guest. Tara McNeill, who would later become a principal performer in Celtic Woman, performed the harp in the Destiny DVD and PBS TV special as part of the orchestra. When PBS transmitted its video of the Destiny show, a cloaked woman (Dublin-based Irish actor, film maker, dancer and part-time model Sophie Merry) appeared in the titles sequence and the sequences that framed the pledge breaks. The album was nominated for Best World Music Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. This was the first Grammy nomination for the group.

Celtic Thunder - Legacy, Vol. 1 (2016)  Music

Posted by delpotro at March 20, 2017
Celtic Thunder - Legacy, Vol. 1 (2016)

Celtic Thunder - Legacy, Vol. 1 (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 00:50:31 | 338 Mb
Folk, Celtic | Label: Legacy Recordings

Celtic Thunder’s ‘Legacy Volume One’ presents many of the best-loved numbers from the group’s nine standing-room-only world tours to-date. Song selections include “Heartland,” the group’s big opening number, along with crowd-pleasing favorites like “Raggle Taggle Gypsy,” “Galway Girl,” and “A Place in the Choir” alongside rousing anthems “Caledonia” and “Ireland’s Call.”

Celtic Thunder - Legacy, Vol. 2 (2016)  Music

Posted by delpotro at March 20, 2017
Celtic Thunder - Legacy, Vol. 2 (2016)

Celtic Thunder - Legacy, Vol. 2 (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 00:46:50 | 319 Mb
Celtic, Folk | Label: Legacy Recordings

2016 release, the second installment of Celtic Thunder's live performance featuring many of the best-loved numbers from the group's nine standing-room-only world tours to-date. Also features Celtic Thunder reunited with guest artist Damian McGinty, an original member of Celtic Thunder who went on to win Fox's The Glee Project before landing a recurring role (as Rory Flanagan) in the hit series Glee.