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Helene Fischer: Zaubermond/Live (2009) Blu-ray 1080i VC-1 DTS-HD 5.1

Name: Helene Fischer: Zaubermond / Live
Released: 2009
Genre: Pop

Issued: Germany | EMI
Duration: 2:19:11

Technical Specs
BD-50 Dual-Layer Disc
Video Resolution/Codec
1080i/AVC MPEG-4
Aspect Ratio(s)
Audio Formats
German LPCM 2.0 (48 kHz / 2304 kbps / 24-bit)
German DTS-HD MA 5.1 (48 kHz / 5077 kbps / 24-bit)

Sie zählt zweifelsohne zu den erfolgreichsten Sängerinnen Deutschlands und gilt als DIE Neuentdeckung der letzten Jahre: Helene Fischer. Weit über eine Million verkaufte Tonträger, unzählige Gold- und Platinauszeichnungen, zwei „Krone der Volksmusik“-Trophäen und erfolgreiche Konzerte unterstreichen ihren bisherigen Erfolg.
Die zweifache Echo-Preisträgerin war in diesem Jahr im Rahmen ihrer zweiten Solo-Tournee „Zaubermond – Live mit Band 2009“ in vier Ländern zu Gast und begeisterte – stets frenetisch umjubelt – ihr Publikum in 55 Städten immer vor ausverkauften Häusern. Helene Fischer bezauberte ihr Publikum dabei nicht nur mit ihren größten Hits, sondern wurde selbst verzaubert und überraschte mit einer außergewöhnlichen Show auf allerhöchstem Niveau.
Am 19.06.2009 erscheint – von den Fans und weit über 100.000 Besuchern dieser Tournee gefordert – die bisher dritte DVD dieser Ausnahmekünstlerin mit dem insgesamt 140-minütigem Konzert und einer umfassenden Backstage-Dokumentation. Erstmals in der Geschichte des Deutschen Schlagers veröffentlicht EMI Music Germany zeitgleich eine Blu-ray Disc mit zahlreichen Features. Aufgezeichnet wurde das Programm der „Königin des deutschen Schlagers“ im Berliner Admiralspalast.
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The Rolling Stones - Let’s Spend the Night Together (1981/2011) Blu-ray 1080p AVC DTS-HD MA5.1

Title: The Rolling Stones: Let’s Spend the Night Together
Released: 1981 (2011)
Genre: rock
Directed by: Hal Ashby
• The Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger – lead vocals, harmonica, guitar; Keith Richards – guitar, backing vocals; Ronnie Wood – guitar, backing vocals; Charlie Watts – drums, percussion; Bill Wyman – bass guitar
• Additional musicians: Ian McLagan – organ; Ian Stewart – piano; Bobby Keys – saxophone; Ernie Watts – saxophone

Issued: Japan | Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd.
Duration: 1:30:20
Quality: Blu-ray
Container: BDMV
Video codec: AVC
Audio Codec: DTS, PCM
Video: MPEG-4 AVC 39000 kbps 1920x1080p / 23,976 fps / 16: 9 / High Profile 4.1
Audio # 1: English DTS-HD MA 5.1 / 48 kHz / 2455 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 16-bit)
Audio # 2: English LPCM 2.0 / 48 kHz / 1536 kbps / 16-bit
Size: 33.22 GB

plot of the movie:
• The Rolling Stones: Let’s Spend the Night Together – original Japanese blu-ray edition dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the North American tour Rolling Stones started in September 1981 and held in support of the newly released album Stones “Tattoo You “later became states in four multiplatinum.
• The film was shot 20 cameras during a concert held on November 5-6 in East Rutherford, New Jersey on “Meadowlands Sports Complex” and on December 13 in Tempe, Arizona at the stadium “Sun Devil”, with attended by 100 thousand crowd of fans and using aerial photography from helicopters.
• The original video has undergone remastered and presented now in 16:9.
• DTS 5.1 surround sound mix was made ​​in 2009 in Japan.
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Don Henley - Building The Perfect Beast (1984/2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Artist: Don Henley
Title: Building The Perfect Beast
Genre: Rock, Pop Rock, Soft Rock
Label: © Geffen Records
Release Date: 1984/2015
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Source: HDTracks
Duration: 47:03
Recorded: 1984 at Studio Record One, Sherman Oaks, Bill Schnee Studio, Universal City, The Villa, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

Widely praised by critics, Building The Perfect Beast was released by Don Henley in November of 1984. It would eventually go 3x Platinum and peaked at #13 on the Billboard 200 chart. In 1989, the album was ranked No. 73 on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of the The 100 Greatest Albums of the 1980s. One of the songs from the album, "The Boys of Summer" became one of Henley's most popular songs, as well as winning the 1985 Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance.
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Don Cherry - Complete Communion (1966/2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

Artist: Don Cherry
Title: Complete Communion
Genre: Jazz, Free Jazz, Avant-Garde, Trumpet Jazz
Label: © Blue Note Records
Release Date: 1964 (BLP 4226/BST 84226)/2015
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 192kHz/24bit
Source: Qobuz
Duration: 00:40:16
Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on December 24, 1965.

Not counting a couple of sessions he co-led with John Coltrane and Albert Ayler, Complete Communion was the first album Don Cherry recorded as a leader following his departure from the Ornette Coleman Quartet. It was also one of the earliest showcases for the Argentinian tenor saxophonist Gato Barbieri, who Cherry discovered during a stay in Rome. While the music on Complete Communion was still indebted to Coleman's concepts, Cherry injected enough of his own personality to begin differentiating himself as a leader. He arranged the original LP as two continuous side-long suites, each of which incorporated four different compositions and was recorded in a single take. In practice, this meant that several melodic themes popped up over the course of each side; all the musicians free-associated off of each theme, engaging in intense, abstract dialogues before moving on to the next. As the album's title suggests, every member of the group not only solos, but shares the total space selflessly. Bassist Henry Grimes and drummer Ed Blackwell both play extremely active roles, especially Grimes, who solos powerfully and sometimes carries the main riffs. Often the music sounds more like a conversation, as opposed to a solo with support, because the musicians make such intelligent use of space and dynamics, and wind up with a great deal of crackling, volatile interplay as a result. The leader remains recognizably himself, and his burnished tone is a nice contrast with Barbieri's fiery approach; for his part, Barbieri's playing has a lot of speechlike inflections, and he spends a lot of time in the upper register of his horn, which makes him sound quite similar to Ornette at times. As a whole, the project comes off remarkably well, establishing Cherry as an avant-garde force to be reckoned with in his own right. --Steve Huey
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Dexter Gordon - One Flight Up (1964/2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

Artist: Dexter Gordon
Title: One Flight Up
Genre: Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop, Saxophone Jazz
Label: © Blue Note Records
Release Date: 1964 (BLP 4176/BST 84176)/2015
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 192kHz/24bit
Source: Qobuz
Duration: 00:37:11
Recorded: June 2, 1964 at CBS Studios, Paris, France.

When he expatriated to Scandinavia just before this session in Paris was recorded, Dexter Gordon said he was liberated in many ways, as a jazz musician and as a human being. This is reflected in the lengthy track on this album, a testament to that newly found freedom, addressing the restrictions the American music scene placed on artists to do the two- to three-minute hit. With the nearly 18-minute "Tanya" and the 11-minute "Coppin' the Haven," Gordon and his quintet, featuring trumpeter Donald Byrd, were able to jam at length with no thought of being edited, and they fully prolong their instrumental remarks in a way few other musicians -- jazz or otherwise -- would allow themselves. Yes, it would be difficult to hear these tracks on the radio, but the tradeoff was a listening experience for their fans that would also showcase a rare commodity in the lexicon of their style of post-bop mainstream jazz -- consistency. The simple, sweet, and lightly swinging "Tanya" has become a classic song, and it is a staple in most saxophonists' diets, even though the supportive chord structures from pianist Kenny Drew and Byrd's up-front brass are more attractive or noticeable than Gordon's bluesy tenor. Memorable for many reasons, Drew's brilliant composition "Coppin' the Haven" is textbook modern jazz, a modal minor-key delight as Byrd again dominates with a shining, gliding melody tacked on to an easy swing that exemplifies the song form for jazz in its best sense. Gordon steps up apart from the trumpeter on the great ballad "Darn That Dream," and is at his best, wringing every regretful emotion out of his horn as only he can. At around 37 substantive minutes of music, One Flight Up stands as a testament to Dexter Gordon's viability as a bandleader and teammate, while his individualism is somewhat sublimated. It's a good listen to digest all the way through, especially if you are as patient as the performers, who have a lot to say. --Michael G. Nastos,
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Dexter Gordon - Gettin' Around (1965/2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

Artist: Dexter Gordon
Title: Gettin' Around
Genre: Jazz, Bop, Hard Bop, Latin Jazz, Saxophone Jazz
Label: © Blue Note Records
Release Date: 1965 (BLP 4204/BST 84204)/2015
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 192kHz/24bit
Source: Qobuz
Duration: 00:41:19
Recorded: May 28 & 29, 1965 at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

Dexter Gordon's mid-'60s period living in Europe also meant coming back to the U.S. for the occasional recording session. His teaming with Bobby Hutcherson was intriguing in that the vibraphonist was marking his territory as a maverick and challenging improviser. Here the two principals prove compatible in that they have a shared sense of how to create sheer beauty in a post-bop world. Add the brilliant Barry Harris to this mix, and that world is fortunate enough to hear these grand masters at their creative peak, stoked by equally extraordinary sidemen like bassist Bob Cranshaw and drummer Billy Higgins, all on loan from Lee Morgan's hitmaking combo. The subtle manner in which Gordon plays melodies or caresses the most recognizable standard has always superseded his ability to ramble through rough-and-tumble bebop. It's hard to resist how Gordon massages the light and sweet bossa nova "Manha de Carnaval" hand in hand with Hutcherson, the heartfelt way "Who Can I Turn To?" or "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" is turned into a personalized statement, or how the co-leaders take Frank Foster's Count Basie staple, "Shiny Stockings," beyond a classic and into immortal territory. Where Gordon and Hutcherson's true strength lies is in their ability to listen and balance their sound into a unified whole beyond any other tenor sax-vibraphone combination you might care to name, unless it's Hutch's partnership in the ensuing years with Harold Land. Picking up on a Sonny Rollins idea, "Heartaches" is a loping cowboy-type swinger with some lustrous comping from Hutcherson and Harris, while the light, cat-prancing "Le Coiffeur" is the highlight among highlights, a stealth calypso with Gordon's deftly rendered staccato notation. One has to listen closer to the pianist on this date, as he buoys the others without demanding equal space, but he is just as reverberant. While this is not Gordon's ultimate hard bop date, it is reflective of his cooling out in Europe, adopting a tonal emphasis more under the surface than in your face. It's not essential, but quite enjoyable, and does mark a turning point in his illustrious career. --Michael G. Nastos, AllMusic

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Dexter Gordon - Doin' Allright (1961/2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

Artist: Dexter Gordon
Title: Doin' Allright
Genre: Jazz, Hard Bop, Saxophone Jazz
Label: © Blue Note Records
Release Date: 1961 (BLP 4077/BST 84077)/2015
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 192kHz/24bit
Source: Qobuz
Duration: 00:41:05
Recorded: May 6, 1961 at the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

The title of this Blue Note set, Doin' Allright, fit perfectly at the time, for tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon was making the first of three successful comebacks. Largely neglected during the 1950s, Gordon's Blue Note recordings (of which this was the first) led to his rediscovery. The tenor is teamed with the young trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Horace Parlan, bassist George Tucker, and drummer Al Harewood for a strong set of music that is highlighted by "You've Changed" (which would become a permanent part of Gordon's repertoire), "Society Red" (a blues later used in the film Round Midnight), and "It's You or No One." --Scott Yanow, AllMusic
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Dexter Gordon - A Swingin' Affair (1962/2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/192kHz

Artist: Dexter Gordon
Title: A Swingin' Affair
Genre: Jazz, Hard Bop, Saxophone Jazz
Label: © Blue Note Records
Release Date: 1964 (BLP 4133/BST 84133)/2015
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 192kHz/24bit
Source: Qobuz
Duration: 00:38:15
Recorded at the Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on August 29, 1962.

Dexter Gordon was on a roll in 1962 when he recorded A Swingin' Affair. Two days earlier he and this same quartet recorded his classic album Go!; the band included pianist Sonny Clark, bassist Butch Warren, and drummer Billy Higgins. Gordon wrote two of the set's six tunes, the first of which, the Afro-Cuban-flavored "Soy Califa," is a burner. Higgins' drumming double-times the band as Gordon lays out the melody -- even his solo doesn't stray far from it and he returns to it repetitively. Clark vamps with beautiful minor-key chords that he then adds to his own solo, moving all around the lyric with his right hand. And Higgins and Warren are truly wonderful on this one. There are also three standards here. Gordon was always a master of them because his own approach to improvisation was essentially one of melodic invention. "Don't Explain" is ushered in by Clark stating the changes; Gordon's low and slow playing is romantic and sensual. On "You Stepped Out of a Dream," Gordon and Clark take the melody and invert it in the bridge; they turn it into a kind of groove as Higgins plays Latin-tinged rhythms throughout. Warren's "The Backbone" is a hard bop groover with a bossa nova flavor, as he and Gordon twin on the tune's head before Dex moves off into his solo. It's easily the best thing here. This is a hot hard bop band, playing a program that's relaxed and mostly upbeat; they even manage to stretch a bit. --Thom Jurek
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Charlie Winston - Running Still (2011) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/48kHz

Artist: Charlie Winston
Title: Running Still
Genre: Pop, Rock, Alternative, Indie
Label: © Real World Records
Release Date: 2011
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 48kHz/24bit
Source: Bowers & Wilkins
Duration: 00:53:14
Recorded: Zeitgeist Studio and Berkeley St. Studio, Los Angeles; Studio La Frette, Paris.

"My sole objective on the album Running Still was to be able to engage people's feet first and slowly rise to the mind," says Charlie Winston. "So by the time they get absorbed in the lyrics, they're fully engaged but realize there's something more going on."
Opener 'Hello Alone' makes for an inviting call, a shared solitude, if you will, that's at the root of the art experience. But the next song, 'Speak to Me', makes it clear that no one should limit Winston in terms of expectations, the all-vocal beat-boxed tour de force showing one of his many facets, with more to come. The snappy 'Happiness' offers soulful yearning, while 'The Great Conversation' is in fact a chat with Beethoven, one of Winston's musical heroes, whose Moonlight Sonata can be found within the tune, though in shards. 'She Went Quietly' is a searching piano ballad (inspired by a heart-wrenching tale of separation involving his great aunt and, to lesser though crucial extent, the movie Million Dollar Baby). 'Until You're Satisfied' is '80s-referencing pop-funk celebrating Winston's Prince fandom. 'Lift Me Gently' is a stand out track for Peter Gabriel - "An amazing song, and possibly the best Charlie has ever written....". 'Wild Ones' is charging blues-rock, 'Rockin' in the Suburbs' is all vibrant energy ... and that's just part of the picture. Not a surprise given that Winston also, with natural ease, refers to such diverse inspirations as Nick Cave, Steve Reich and Jacques Brel (and T.S. Eliot, Wim Wenders and Ingmar Bergman, for that matter) in discussing the album.
Most prominently there's a sense of joy and discovery throughout the album, which follows up the breakthrough of his 2009 album, 'Hobo' - a big hit throughout Europe and Canada.
'Running Still' finds Winston and his richly talented band in collaboration with producer Tony Berg (Michael Penn, Aimee Mann, Bruce Hornsby, Ozomatli) to reach new emotional and sonic colors. The band features drummer Medi, bassist Daniel Marsala and harmonica ace Benjamin "Ben Henry" Edwards along with Winston's piano and guitar - with keyboard additions from Patrick Warren and a touch of guitar from Tiny B (Berg, under a Winston-bestowed alias).
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Charlie Winston - Curio City (2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/44.1kHz

Artist: Charlie Winston
Title: Curio City
Genre: Pop, Rock, Alternative, Indie
Label: © Atmosphériques
Release Date: 2015
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 44,1kHz/24bit
Source: Qobuz
Duration: 00:56:35
Recorded: 2014

Seul. Tout seul. C’est ainsi que Charlie Winston a écrit et enregistré Curio City. Celui qui plafonna au sommet des charts en 2009 avec son tubesque Like A Hobo se remet totalement en question pour sa cuvée 2015. Et même si l’on retrouve ici son attachant parfait alliage entre pop et folk, Winston ose s’aventurer en terre soul (Just Sayin’) voire électro (Too Long). Difficile aussi de ne pas penser à celui qui fut un peu son mentor, Peter Gabriel, sur des titres hybrides comme Another Trigger ou Evening Comes. A l’arrivée, Charlie Winston prouve qu’il peut se renouveler sans se renier, s’affiner sans s’éclipser, bref qu’il est un songwriter loin d’avoir dit son dernier mot… © CM/Qobuz
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