Erik Davis Techgnosis

TechGnosis: Myth, Magic & Mysticism in the Age of Information  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at March 18, 2016
TechGnosis: Myth, Magic & Mysticism in the Age of Information

TechGnosis: Myth, Magic & Mysticism in the Age of Information by Erik Davis
English | 12 Nov. 2004 | ISBN: 1852427728 | 448 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Techgnosis uncovers the hidden mystical and religious impulses that animate our contemporary obsessions with media and technology. It is a wild ride, chock full of curious characters, esoteric information and visionary insights. The book tells the story of the alchemical origins of electricity, the occult dimension of computer games, and the Zen of cybernetics
TechGnosis: Myth, Magic, and Mysticism in the Age of Information

Erik Davis, "TechGnosis: Myth, Magic, and Mysticism in the Age of Information"
ISBN: 1583949305 | 2015 | EPUB | 456 pages | 1 MB
TechGnosis: Myth, Magic, and Mysticism in the Age of Information

TechGnosis: Myth, Magic, and Mysticism in the Age of Information by Eugene Thacker
English | Mar 17, 2015 | ISBN: 1583949305 | 456 Pages | AZW3/PDF (conv) | 4 MB

How does our fascination with technology intersect with the religious imagination? In TechGnosis—a cult classic now updated and reissued with a new afterword—Erik Davis argues that while the realms of the digital and the spiritual may seem worlds apart, esoteric and religious impulses have in fact always permeated (and sometimes inspired) technological communication.
TechGnosis: Myth, Magic & Mysticism in the Age of Information

TechGnosis: Myth, Magic & Mysticism in the Age of Information By Erik Davis
1999 | 372 Pages | ISBN: 1852426454 | PDF | 10 MB

Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue (1959) [MFSL, UDSACD 2085]  Music

Posted by v3122 at Dec. 4, 2016
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue (1959) [MFSL, UDSACD 2085]

Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue (1959)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2015 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDSACD 2085 | ~ 157 or 109 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 18 Mb
Jazz, Cool Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop

Kind of Blue isn't merely an artistic highlight for Miles Davis, it's an album that towers above its peers, a record generally considered as the definitive jazz album. To be reductive, it's the Citizen Kane of jazz – an accepted work of greatness that's innovative and entertaining…
Dakota Fanning by Erik Madigan Heck for The Guardian Autumn/Winter 2016

Dakota Fanning - Erik Madigan Heck Photoshoot
5 jpg | up to 4270*5760 | UHQ | 88.37 MB
American actress
Miles Davis - The Original Jacket Collection (2006) [30 Albums, 37 CDs] {DSD Japan Mini LP Analog Collection} (part 5of6)

Miles Davis - The Original Jacket Collection (2006) [30 Albums, 37 CDs] {DSD Japan Mini LP Analog Collection} (part 5of6)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 2.88 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.11 Gb | Artwork
© 2006 Sony Music Japan / Columbia | SICP 1222~29 | DSD | HQD High Quality Disc
Jazz / Fusion / Jazz Rock / Jazz Funk / Trumpet

None of Miles Davis' recordings has been more shrouded in mystery than Jack Johnson, yet none has better fulfilled Miles Davis' promise that he could form the "greatest rock band you ever heard." Containing only two tracks, the album was assembled out of no less than four recording sessions between February 18, 1970, and June 4, 1970, and was patched together by producer Teo Macero. Most of the outtake material ended up on Directions, Big Fun, and elsewhere. The first misconception is the lineup: the credits on the recording are incomplete. For the opener, "Right Off," the band is Miles, John McLaughlin, Billy Cobham, Herbie Hancock, Michael Henderson, and Steve Grossman (no piano player!), which reflects the liner notes.

Miles Davis - Ballads (1990)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Nov. 27, 2016
Miles Davis - Ballads (1990)

Miles Davis - Ballads (1990)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
CBS 461099 2 | ~ 256 or 112 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 24 Mb
Jazz, Cool Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop

A well-sequenced set of nine ballads done by various incarnations of Miles Davis groups for Columbia Records between 1956 and 1984, this compilation is a wonderful listen but pieces like "Flamenco Sketches" and "I Loves You, Porgy," for instance, really need to be heard in their original settings to be truly appreciated…
The Miles Davis Quintet - Workin' With The Miles Davis Quintet (1956) [DCC, GZS-1063]

The Miles Davis Quintet - Workin' With The Miles Davis Quintet (1956)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
DCC, GZS-1063 | ~ 237 or 111 Mb | Scans Included
Jazz / Bop / Cool / Hard Bop

Workin' is the third in a series of four featuring the classic Miles Davis Quintet: Davis (trumpet), John Coltrane (tenor sax), Red Garland (piano), and Philly Joe Jones (drums). Like its predecessors Cookin' and Relaxin', Workin' is the product of not one – as mythology would claim – but two massively productive recording sessions in May and October of 1956, respectively…
Hilary Hahn, London SO, Sir Colin Davis - Edward Elgar: Violin Concerto; Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (2004)

Edward Elgar: Violin Concerto; Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (2004)
Hilary Hahn, violin; London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Colin Davis, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 306 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 159 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 70 Mb
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 00289 474 5042 | Time: 01:06:04

Elgar’s Violin Concerto has a certain mystique about it independent of the knee-jerk obeisance it has received in the British press. It probably is the longest and most difficult of all Romantic violin concertos, requiring not just great technical facility but great concentration from the soloist and a real partnership of equals with the orchestra. And like all of Elgar’s large orchestral works, it is extremely episodic in construction and liable to fall apart if not handled with a compelling sense of the long line. In reviewing the score while listening to this excellent performance, I was struck by just how fussy Elgar’s indications often are: the constant accelerandos and ritards, and the minute (and impractical) dynamic indications that ask more questions than they sometimes answer. No version, least of all the composer’s own, even attempts to realize them all: it would be impossible without italicizing and sectionalizing the work to death.