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Sophie Zelmani – Soul (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 30, 2011 with No Comments
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This Stockholm born singer has with the sparsest means entranced her  admirers with music that reaches far under the skin – to a place where each breath can resound with the  power of an earthquake. To make the quiet intense is something that Sophie and long time producer Lars Halapi have made their signature sound.“Soul” was recorded in Skåne in the South of Sweden and mixed by Ronnie Lahti at Medley Studios in  Copenhagen. The result is a proud and soul-filled album.”All about you” is nearly eight minutes long, “My soul remembers” is just over nine. They could have been even longer. On his ninth album plays Sophie Zelmani, and the sidekick Lars Halapi, so reclining gently that she sounds like a completely different artist than the one who broke through in the mid 90’s with “Always You”. No one can play as quietly and dreamily as Zelmani, few can sound as contained sad. Kings of Convenience acoustic milestone “Quiet is the new load” sounds like an excited techno flat in comparison.

mp3 320 kbps | 113 MB | FSo | DF | US

Paul Simon – Graceland [25th Anniversary Remastered Edition] (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 30, 2011 with No Commentsas

This remastered edition include a demo version of “Homeless,” an alternate version of “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes,” and an early version of “All Around the World or the Myth of Fingerprints.” Graceland features an eclectic mixture of musical styles including pop, a cappella, isicathamiya, rock, and mbaqanga. Much of the album was recorded in South Africa, and it features many South African musicians and groups. Simon faced accusations that he had broken the cultural boycott imposed by the rest of the world against the apartheid regime in South Africa, which was in its final years at the time. This view was not supported by the United Nations Anti-Apartheid Committee, as the album showcased the talents of the black South African musicians while offering no support to the South African government. The worldwide success of the album introduced some of the musicians, especially the vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, to global audiences of their own.

mp3 320 kbps | 123 MB | FSo | DF

The Black Keys – El Camino (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 28, 2011 with No Commentsas

New album from the Garage/Blues Rock duo, the follow-up to the enormously successful Brothers album. With the hard-rocking El Camino, guitarist-singer Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney conjure up an exhilarating, stadium-sized sound in collaboration with producer and friend Danger Mouse. El Camino boasts a no-nonsense brilliance: The pace is fast, the mood is upbeat, the choruses unfailingly addictive made for shouting along, preferably in a large, sweaty crowd. A band already at the top of its game has gotten even better.

Flac | 271 MB | FSo | DF | US

Neil Young – Archives Vol.01 1963-1972 [8 CDs BoxSet] (2009)

Posted by Zorn on November 28, 2011 with No Commentsas

This is the first volume of the Neil Young Archives series of box sets, produced by Neil Young himself. This series is the definitive, comprehensive, chronological survey of his entire body of work. Volume I covers the period from his earliest recordings with the Squires in Winnipeg, 1963, through to his classic 1972 album, Harvest […]

North Mississippi Allstars – Instores & Outtakes (2004)

Posted by Zorn on November 27, 2011 with No Commentsas

1. Stray Cat Blues – (Jagger/Richards) 2. Meet Me In The City – (Junior Kimbrough) 3. The Weight – Robbie Robertson 4. Goin’ Home – (North Mississippi Allstars) 5. Eyes – Lyrics —  (North Mississippi Music & Jim Mathus) 6. Skyway – (Paul Westerberg) Luther Dickinson – guitars, vocals Cody Dickinson – drums, vocals Chris […]

Tommy Ebben – A Whisper To Arms (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 27, 2011 with No Commentsas

A peace Ebony himself and his band clearly not grants. Slum Dreams Bering end of 2010 received much praise. Comparisons with John Mellencamp, Ryan Adams, Nick Drake and others singing songs written and demigods were reviewed. A fine blend of folk, blues and country, although many references calls, but enough Ebony own show.And that is […]

VA – Bonnaroo – The Sweet Sounds (2003)

Posted by Zorn on November 26, 2011 with No Commentsas

Disc 1 1 Widespread Panic – Fishing 4:56 2 Robert Randolph & The Family Band – Squeeze 5:45 3 Steve Windwood – Walking On 4:54 4 Ween – Chocolate Town 3:17 5 My Morning Jacket – Mahgeeta 5:56 6 O.A.R – Revisited 6:26 7 Galactic – Tiger Roll 6:19 8 Ben Taylor – Safe Enough […]

The BossHoss – Liberty Of Action (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 25, 2011 with No Commentsas

Berlin-based weisenheimers the Bosshoss reinterpreted contemporary pop and hip-hop hits in the style of traditional country music. Singer/washboardist Boss Burns (born Alec Völkel), singer/guitarist Hoss Power (Sascha Vollmer), lead guitarist Russ T. Nail (Dean Micetech), bassist Guss Brooks (André Neumann), mandolinist Hank Doodle (Mathias Fauvet), and drummers Frank Doe (Ansgar Freyberg) and Ernesto Escobar de […]

Pegi Young & The Survivors – Bracing For Impact (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 25, 2011 with No Commentsas

Her third release, and second for Vapor Records, the 11-song disc spotlights Pegi s beautifully spare and resonant vocals, world-weary and eloquent lyricism, and hushed yet immediate emotional landscape. Bracing For Impact features Pegi once again accompanied by her acclaimed recording and touring band, the Survivors: legendary keyboard player Spooner Oldham on piano, bassist Rick […]

Allen Stone – Allen Stone (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 25, 2011 with No Commentsas

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Madrugada – Discography (1998-2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 25, 2011 with No Commentsas

Аlbums 1999 – Industrial Silence (Limited Edition) 2001 – The Nightly Disease 2002 – Grit 2005 – Live at Tralfamadore (Live Album) 2005 – The Deep End (Limited Edition) 2008 – Madrugada Remastered 2010 – Industrial Silence Deluxe Edition 2011 – The Nightly Disease Deluxe Edition EP and Singles 2001 – A Deadend Mind EP […]

NRBQ – Peek-A-Boo: Best of 1969-89 (1990)

Posted by Zorn on November 23, 2011 with No Commentsas

NRBQ have been one of America’s great rock & roll bands since they emerged in the late Sixties, but given their checkered recording career — nothing approaching a hit, several short stays at major labels and a longer tenure at their own Red Rooster imprint — and a sense of creative wanderlust that strains the […]

Van Morrison – Live In Sacramento (1971)

Posted by Zorn on November 22, 2011 with No Commentsas

Tracklist: 1. Dead or Alive 2. Moonshine Whiskey 3. You’re My Woman 4. These Dreams Of You 5. Domino 6. Call Me Up In Dreamland 7. Blue Money 8. Buona Sera 9. Into The Mystic 10. I’ve Been Working 11. Friday’s Child 12. Hound Dog 13. Just Like a Woman mp3 320 kbps | 159 […]

Tom Waits – Original Album Classics (5CD Boxset) (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 20, 2011 with No Commentsas

1973. –  Closing Time 1974. –  The Heart Of Saturday Night 1975. –  Nighthawks At The Diner 1976. –  Small Change 1977. –  Foreign Affairs mp3 320 kbps | 856 MB  | FSo1 | FSo2 | FSo3 | FSo4

Neil Young and The International Harvesters – Last Of A Dying Breed (1984)

Posted by Zorn on November 19, 2011 with No Comments
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Recorded Live at University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA – September 25, 1984. Tracklist: Disc 1 01. Are You Ready for the Country 02. Hawks and Doves 03. Comes a Time 04. Bound For Glory 05. Let Your Fingers Do the Walking 06. Are There Any More Real Cowboys 07. Heart of Gold 08. Amber […]

Kansas City Cryers – Gotta Roam (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 16, 2011 with No Commentsas

A mighty impressive debut from Rockabilly 5-piece The Kansas City Cryers.  Only one cover song here (Hank Davis) – the rest of the tracks are all brand new originals. The Cryers have a sound that will appeal to fans of authentic Rockabilly, and also people who discovered their rockin’ music in the 80s via bands […]

Greensky Bluegrass – Handguns (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 9, 2011 with No Commentsas

Greensky Bluegrass are a hardworking New-Grass powerhouse that maintain a relentless tour schedule and have been rapidly gaining ground and recognition since there 2006 victory in the Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition. Their newest studio release Handguns has been highly anticipated in the Bluegrass/New-Grass scene. The album is the fourth studio release by Greensky and […]

Mississippi Gabe Carter – Until They Drag Me Down (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 9, 2011 with No Commentsas

This is the second, and long awaited, studio release from Mississippi Gabe Carter; on the new Chicago label, Highly Flavored Records. “Until They Drag Me Down”, will stop you dead in your tracks. It was recorded in a very old, large, commercial truck garage, on a back country road, in the spring and summer of […]

Gibson Brothers – Help My Brother (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 7, 2011 with No Commentsas

The eagerly awaited Gibson Brothers’ new CD Help My Brother is being released by Compass Records. Comprising twelve songs, seven of which are Gibson Brothers originals while four are contemporary originals and one a cover of a Jim and Jesse McReynolds classic. The Brothers’ core touring band of Mike Barber, Clayton Campell, and Joe Walsh […]

Roger Waters – The Wall: Live in Berlin 1990 [Limited Deluxe Tour Edition 2CD] (2011)

Posted by Zorn on November 6, 2011 with No Comments
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Digitally remastered and expanded 2CD  20th Anniversary edition of Roger Water’s seminal live concert of The Wall recorded in Berlin includes bonus features not available in previous versions. On 21st July 1990 an all stars band, featuring the likes of Waters himself, Bryan Adams, Thomas Dolby, Jerry Hall, Cyndi Lauper, Ute Lemper, Jony Mitchell, Scorpions, […]