The Holmes Brothers

The Holmes Brothers - Simple Truths (2004)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Feb. 15, 2017
The Holmes Brothers - Simple Truths (2004)

The Holmes Brothers - Simple Truths (2004)
XLD Rip | FLAC (image) +cue, log, covers - 311 MB | 00:51:05
Blues, Soul Blues | Label: Alligator Records | Release Year: 2004

The return to CD of New York's favorite sons, the Holmes Brothers, is a welcome one. Indeed, while fans know what to expect a killer mélange of soul, blues, gospel, and funk those combinations are always surprising. Sherman and Wendell Holmes and drummer/vocalist Popsy Dixon have opted to work with producer Craig Street (Cassandra Wilson, Joe Henry, Me'Shell NdegéOcello) this time out and enlist a few guests in the guise of pedal steel boss Greg Leisz, bassist David Pilch from the Bill Frisell Band, guitarist Chris Bruce, and the inimitable Patrick Warren on pump organ. The program is one of the most adventurous the band has ever attempted on record, but all of these songs become vehicles for the rootsy, sweet, and deeply emotional Holmes Brothers treatment.
The Holmes Brothers - Righteous: The Essential Collection (2002)

The Holmes Brothers - Righteous: The Essential Collection (2002)
Blues, Gospel | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 49 min | 171 MB
Label: Rounder / Umgd | Rel: 2002

The Holmes Brothers are an American musical trio originally from Christchurch, Virginia. Mixing sounds from blues, soul, gospel, country, and rhythm & blues, they have released twelve studio albums, with three reaching the top 5 on the Billboard Blues Albums chart. They have gained a following by playing regularly at summer folk, blues, gospel, and jazz festivals. They’ve recorded with Van Morrison, Peter Gabriel, Odetta, Phoebe Snow, Willie Nelson, Freddie Roulette, Rosanne Cash, Levon Helm and Joan Osborne, and have gigged all over the world including performing for President Bill Clinton. They won the Blues Music Award from the Memphis-based Blues Foundation for Band of the Year in 2005 and for the Soul Blues Album of the Year in 2008. USA Today calls The Holmes Brothers’ music "Rootsy R&B, gospel and country. They are glorious, full of soul and surprises." The New Yorker says, “The Holmes Brothers are capable of awesome achievements.” National Public Radio adds, “Their voices are rough enough for a juke joint and smooth enough for church.”
Buddy Guy, The Holmes Brothers, Pinetop Perkins: Mountain Stage - An Evening With ... (2006)

Buddy Guy, The Holmes Brothers, Pinetop Perkins: Mountain Stage - An Evening With … (2006)
Video: NTSC, MPEG-2 at 4 597 Kbps, 720 x 480 (1.333) at 29.970 fps | Audio: AC-3 6ch. at 448 Kbps, DTS 6ch. at 755 Kbps, PCM 2ch. at 1 536 Kbps
Genre: Blues, Jazz | Label: Wienerworld | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 27 Mar 2006 | Runtime: 85 min. | 4,36 GB (DVD5)

Featuring the leading blues man of his time Buddy Guy, the highly regarded gospel tinged Rootsy blues of The Holmes Brothers, and pianist Pinetop Perkins from the classic Muddy Waters band, this DVD should have been an excellent blues primer. In fact, sad to say the project falls short of that mainly because of a seemingly complete absence of editing, meaning that Buddy Guy's set actually starts and finishes on a slow blues, while the Holmes Brothers must surely have delivered something better during their set, which includes a faux pas from guitarist Wendell Holmes on an introductory phrase.

The Holmes Brothers - 8 Albums (1990 - 2007) [Re-Post]  

Posted by countryfreak at Oct. 30, 2012
The Holmes Brothers - 8 Albums (1990 - 2007) [Re-Post]

The Holmes Brothers - 8 Albums (1990 - 2007)
8 CD's EAC Rip | FLAC (Image) + CUE + LOG | Covers | 2.6 GB
Genre: Soul/Blues/R&B | RAR 5% Rec. | FilePost + Rapidshare

The Holmes Brothers - 8 Albums [Re-Up] (1990 - 2007)  

Posted by countryfreak at April 12, 2012
The Holmes Brothers - 8 Albums [Re-Up] (1990 - 2007)

The Holmes Brothers - 8 Albums (1990 - 2007)
8 CD's EAC Rip | FLAC (Image) + CUE + LOG | Covers | 2.6 GB
Genre: Soul/Blues/R&B | RAR 5% Rec. | FilePost + Rapidshare
The Allman Brothers Band – Idlewild South (1970) ATCO/SD 33-342 – Original US Presswell Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

The Allman Brothers Band – Idlewild South
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 800mb & 200mb
Label: ATCO Records/SD 33-342 | Released: 1970 | Genre: Southern-Rock

If you’re going to listen to the Allman Brothers, make sure you have the first four records. The band made The Allman Brothers Band, Idlewild South, At Fillmore East, and three-fourths of Eat a Peach with its original lineup, before Duane Allman’s fatal motorcycle accident in 1971. The Tom Dowd-produced Idlewild South, their second album, comes off with a little less ferocity than their debut — which is perhaps the result of reaching for new sounds the second time around. “Revival,” the album’s opener, introduces Dickey Betts as a composer.

BBC Panorama - Back to the Falklands: Brothers in Arms (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 7, 2017
BBC Panorama - Back to the Falklands: Brothers in Arms (2017)

BBC Panorama - Back to the Falklands: Brothers in Arms (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2490 Kbps | 28min 58s | 542 MiB
Audio: English AAC 124 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Thirty-five years on from the Falklands War, Panorama follows a group of soldiers as they return to the islands for the first time since the war.
Jimmy Giuffre - The Four Brothers Sound (1958) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27267}

Jimmy Giuffre - The Four Brothers Sound (1958) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27267}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (image)+CUE+LOG -> 190 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 72 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 70 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remaster
© 1958, 2013 Warner Japan / Atlantic / Rhino | WPCR-27267 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Cool / Tenor Saxophone

Features 24 bit digital remastering. Comes with a description. On this interesting LP, Four Brothers Sound refers to the four overdubbed tenor saxes Giuffre uses throughout the session. The effect is similar to that achieved by Bill Evans on his similar effort, Conversations With Myself. The chief differences between the two might be this: where Evans layered wholly different improvisational lines to the same changes, Giuffre generally sticks to ensemble work. Also, Evans was the only performer on his set, while pianist Bob Brookmeyer and guitarist Jim Hall join Giuffre on several cuts.
The Allman Brothers Band - Live At Ludlow Garage 1970 (1991) 2CDs [Re-Up]

The Allman Brothers Band - Live At Ludlow Garage 1970 (1991) 2CDs
EAC | APE | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 275 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 225 Mb | Scans included | 01:31:11
Southern Rock, Blues Rock, Hard Rock, Slide Guitar Blues | Label: Polydor | # 843260-2

Live at Ludlow Garage 1970 features 91 minutes of the Allman Brothers Band in concert at a Cincinnati venue that they loved, nearly a year before their legendary Fillmore shows. The acoustics are good, though a little shaky – the tape was made at seven-and-a-half IPS, the bare minimum professional standard, which leaves more hiss than one might like and a bit less clarity than a fully professional live album might show. On the other hand, the group's sound imparts its own punch and clarity, and it was done in stereo, and if not for the existence of the Fillmore tapes, and the fact that the albums they yielded sold a kajillion copies, this show might well have been released in the 1970s. It isn't as intense as the Fillmore shows, but it does capture the group as a little-known working band with but a single album out and building a reputation – and with Dickey Betts yet to emerge as either a singer or composer and their sound still being worked out ("Statesboro Blues" gets a startlingly subdued performance, anticipating the acoustic version of "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" from the '90s recording An Evening with the Allman Brothers Band: 2nd Set).
The Allman Brothers Band - An Evening with The Allman Brothers Band: 2nd Set (1995) [Re-Up]

The Allman Brothers Band - An Evening with The Allman Brothers Band: 2nd Set (1995)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 518 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 181 Mb | Scans included | 01:11:55
Southern Rock, Blues Rock, Hard Rock, Boogie Rock | Label: Epic | # EK 66795

The Allman Brothers Band's fifth live release in 25 years, cut during 1994 in Raleigh, NC, and at the Garden State Arts Center in New Jersey, is a high-water mark in their Epic Records catalog. If anything, they're even better here than they were on the earlier Evening with the Allman Brothers Band, the old material getting fresh new approaches – the band was on for both nights, and presented sets, including an acoustic version of "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" and "Jessica" (which won a Grammy Award), that soared and flowed, especially Dickey Betts and Warren Haynes' guitars. What's more, the clarity of the recording and the volume at which it was recorded make this a most rewarding 70 minutes of live music on a purely technical level – you can practically hear the action on the guitars during the acoustic set. It won't replace Live at Fillmore East or the live portions of Eat a Peach, but it deserves a place on the shelf not very far from them.