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Steely Dan - Aja (1977) [Japanese Limited SHM-SACD 2010] PS3 ISO + FLAC / RE-UP

Steely Dan - Aja (1977) [Japanese Limited SHM-SACD 2010 # UIGY-9026]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 39:40 minutes | Scans included | 1,2 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | 813 MB

Features the 2010 DSD mastering. Reissue features the high-fidelity SHM-SACD format (fully compatible with standard SACD player, but it does not play on standard CD players). DSD Transferred by Hitoshi Takiguchi.
James Taylor – Greatest Hits (1976) Warner Bros. Records/BSK 3113 – US Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

James Taylor – Greatest Hits
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz
Mastered At A&M Mastering Studios By Bernie Grundman
Label: Warner Bros. Records/BSK 3113 | Release: 1976 | This Issue: Unknown | Genre: Country-Rock

James Taylor had scored eight Top 40 hits by the fall of 1976 when Warner Brothers marked the end of his contract with this compilation. One of those hits, the Top Ten gold single “Mockingbird,” a duet with his wife Carly Simon, was on Elektra Records, part of the Warner family of labels and presumably available, but it was left off.
Kevin Stewart - Never Look Back (2015) [Official Digital Download 24bit/48kHz]

Kevin Stewart - Never Look Back (2015)
FLAC tracks 24bit/48kHz | Digital Booklet | 714MB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Tonegold Records

American keyboardist Kevin Stewart is a superb contemporary jazz instrumentalist and composer who can perform a range of styles - including jazz, blues, and R&B – with equal dexterity, and his new album, Never Look Back, is a good example of his remarkable facility.
Martha Reeves - The Rest Of My Life (Expanded Edition) (1976/2015) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Martha Reeves - The Rest Of My Life (Expanded Edition) (1976/2015)
R&B, Soul/Funk, Disco | FLAC (tracks), 24bit/96kHz | 01:06:43 h. | 1,57 Gb (incl 5%) | Front Cover
Label: Arista/Legacy | Tracks: 16 | Released: 2015 (1976)

"The Rest Of My Life" is the 1976 album by legendary soul diva Martha Reeves which was expanded and includes 7 Bonus Tracks with 2 Tracks are Un-Released Gems. Re-Mastered from the original master tapes by Sean Brennan, at Battery Studio’s. Produced by Bert DeCoteaux, General Johnson, Tony Camillo, and Tony Silvester.
Marcus Strickland's Twi-Life - Nihil Novi (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/44.1kHz]

Marcus Strickland's Twi-Life - Nihil Novi (2016)
FLAC tracks 24bit/44.1kHz | Artwork| 626MB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Blue Note

Since making his debut as a leader with 2001's At Last, Marcus Strickland has established a reputation as a composer of remarkable depth and breadth. On Nihil Novi, his first Blue Note offering, Strickland showcases a new band – trumpeter Keyon Harrold, keyboardists Mitch Henry and Masayuki Hirano, bassist Kyle Miles, and drummer Charles Haynes. His new tunes offer an even greater array of styles, harmonic textures, and dynamics, and reveal his preoccupation with hip-hop beatmaking. (This isn't a jazz/hip-hop fusion record.) Nihil Novi was expertly and empathetically produced by Meshell Ndegeocello, who also guests on bass. Strickland also brings in some old friends and allies, including Robert Glasper, Chris Dave, Pino Palladino, and Chris Bruce.
Meredith Monk - On Behalf Of Nature (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Meredith Monk - On Behalf Of Nature (2016)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Digital Booklet | 1.10GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, ECM 2473

With her latest, multivalent ECM New Series album, Meredith aimed to address ecology and climate change, she says: "Believing that music speaks more directly than words, I worked to make a piece with a fluid, perceptual field that could expand awareness of what we are in danger of losing. On Behalf of Nature is a meditation on our intimate connection to nature, its inner structures, the fragility of its ecology and our interdependence." Voices and instruments have equal weight: sometimes each is heard alone; sometimes they are blended to form a new, mysterious sound; sometimes they are combined to create intricate, layered, yet transparent sonic landscapes.
Berliner Philharmoniker & Sir Simon Rattle - Jean Sibelius - Symphonies Nos. 1-7 (2015) [DD 24bit/192kHz]

Berliner Philharmoniker & Sir Simon Rattle - Jean Sibelius - Symphonies Nos. 1-7 (2015)
FLAC tracks 24bit/192kHz | Digital Booklet | 6.49GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Berlin Phil Media

For Simon Rattle, Jean Sibelius is “one of the most staggeringly original composers that there is”. And indeed, this music has a unique musical language whose many beauties are particularly succinctly conveyed in Sibelius’s seven symphonies. There is sonorous warmth as much as there is austere Nordic folklore. Moreover, there is a conceptual boldness that takes the listener on exciting musical journeys of discovery. In 2015, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Sibelius’s birth, Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker presented the cycle live, which was met with unanimous delight by audiences and critics alike. “The Philharmoniker show that with them and Simon Rattle, Sibelius is in excellent hands,” wrote the Berliner Zeitung, “because the orchestra has that astringency and sheer power which is so important for this kind of music.”
Karl Richter & Münchener Bach-Orchester - Bach: Orchestral Suites, BWV 1066-1069 (1961/2002) [DD 24bit/192kHz]

Karl Richter & Münchener Bach-Orchester - Bach: Orchestral Suites, BWV 1066-1069 (1961/2002)
FLAC tracks 24bit/192kHz | Digital Booklet | 3.46GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Deutsche Grammophon

Karl Richter’s recordings of Bach’s orchestral and sacred music influenced an entire generation of musicians and listeners, presenting the conductor’s unique sound and style. When Richter recorded Bach’s works, he freed them from a ponderous tradition that had mired the music in romantic sounds and idiom. Richter lightened Bach’s music, and, with an orchestra of outstanding musicians, helped bring it toward the more modern interpretations that listeners have become familiar with today. This is still a bit far from the historically-informed performances that are pretty much the norm, but there is a unity and natural originality that comes through the music in these recordings.

Meta Meta - MM3 (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/88.2kHz]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by tiburon at Dec. 1, 2016
Meta Meta - MM3 (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/88.2kHz]

Meta Meta - MM3 (2016)
FLAC tracks 24bit/88.2kHz | Digital Booklet | 853MB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Jazz Village

Based in São Paulo, Metá Metá have played a key role in the city’s thriving experimental music scene, mixing samba and Afro-Brazilian candomblé with jazz and rock. Now they have added north African influences, inspired by visits to Morocco, in an album that constantly changes style and pace – often in the same song. Opener Três Amigos sets the mood, starting as an atmospheric piece with an Arabic edge and relaxed vocals by Juçara Marçal, before switching to a furious blitz of sound by saxophonist Thiago França and guitarist Kiko Dinucci, who played a key role in an extraordinary recent album from Elza Soares. Elsewhere, the songs vary from the cheerful and breezy Toque Certeiro (featuring scat vocals from Marçal that have the easy charm of Joyce Moreno) to passages that sound like an angry Brazilian post-punk thrash, influenced by their country’s political crisis.
Rachel Barton Pine - Bach - Testament: Complete Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin (2016) [Digital Download 24bit/96]

Rachel Barton Pine - Bach - Testament: Complete Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin (2016)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Digital Booklet | 2.38GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Avie Records

'Testament' is Rachel Barton Pine's very personal homage to the music of J. S. Bach, on which she performs the composer's complete Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin in the acoustic of her hometown St. Pauls Church in Chicago, where she first heard and fell in love with Bach's music.