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Dwiki Dharmawan - Rumah Batu (2018)

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Dwiki Dharmawan - Rumah Batu (2018)

Dwiki Dharmawan - Rumah Batu (2018)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) + Cue +m3u + Log ~ 484 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 189 Mb
Full Scans ~ 107 Mb | 01:18:05 | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz Fusion / World Fusion / Contemporary Jazz / Gamelan
MoonJune Records #MJR092

Riding the momentum of 2016's groundbreaking, critically heralded release, "Pasar Klewer" – an album awarded a 5-star review by Downbeat, All About Jazz, and numerous others – MoonJune Records is proud to present the phenomenal new album by the iconic keyboardist, composer and producer, Dwiki Dharmawan. Drawing from both his extensive jazz influences and his rich cultural heritage, the Indonesian maestro delivers yet another spellbinding masterwork!

G.E.N.E. - The Best Part I (2007) & The Best Part II (2008) 2CD

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G.E.N.E. - The Best Part I (2007) & The Best Part II (2008) 2CD

G.E.N.E. - The Best Part I (2007) + The Best Part II (2008) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 777 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 330 Mb | Scans included
Label: Innovative Communication, DA Music | # 872366-2, 872369-2 | Time: 02:22:41
New Age, Ambient, Nature, World Fusion, Relaxation

This is part I & part II of the re-issue series of the cult-band of the 80s in the fieid of electronic-nature music - G.E.N.E. In the years 1991 until 1999 they released quite a number of CDs which all gained big success all over the world. Inspired by the travelling of the artists Cléo de Mallio and Lisa-Maria Tedesca they created compositions which became all-time greats in the collections of their fans. The music built from original tones and authentic sounds was put together with electronic devices to create unique compositions. This first CD covers the best songs from the initial releases “Get The Taste” (1991), "Katchina” (1991), “Diving Dreams" (1992), "Fluting Paradise" (1992) and last but not least "Mediterranean Moods” (1993).

Nomade Orquestra - Entre Mundos (2017)

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Nomade Orquestra - Entre Mundos (2017)

Nomade Orquestra - EntreMundos (2017)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 332 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 122 Mb | Scans included | Time: 00:48:30
Contemporary Jazz, World Fusion, Modern Big Band | Label: Far Out | # FARO198CD

Continuing their globalising musical quest into 2017, Nomade Orquestra return with their second album EntreMundos set for heavyweight vinyl, CD and digital release on 23rd June 2017. Recorded at Red Bull Studios, Sao Paulo, EntreMundos is like a cosmic musical playground where Ethio-jazz, Indian classical and Oriental sounds dance around Afro-Brazilian roots rhythms and Northern hemisphere jazz, funk, soul, library music and hip-hop influences. The sheer vastness of the album is astounding, Nomade Orquestra have quite literally conquered the world in sound.

Ryuichi Sakamoto - Beauty (1990)

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Ryuichi Sakamoto - Beauty (1990)

Ryuichi Sakamoto - Beauty (1990)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 312 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 137 Mb | Scans ~ 81 Mb
World Fusion, Experimental Pop/Rock, Electronic | Label: Virgin | # 7 91294-2 | 00:59:56

Beauty is the eighth solo studio album by Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto. Beauty is notable for its "collage of styles" that range from rock, techno, and classical to flamenco, African, and Japanese traditional. In discussing whether music is narrative and illustrative or an abstract medium, Sakamoto said, "I have visions sometimes when I'm writing contemporary music, even when it's very logical. For example, for one of my songs on the album Beauty, I was always having visions of Amazonian rainforests, a little plane flying very low over the trees. Trees, trees, trees, and some birds. But the title of the song is 'Calling from Tokyo'." Recorded at various sound studios throughout Tokyo, New York, and Los Angeles, Beauty features many collaborators that include Arto Lindsay, Brian Wilson, Robbie Robertson, and Sly Dunbar.

Kitaro - Daylight, Moonlight: Live in Yakushiji (2004) 2CDs

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Kitaro - Daylight, Moonlight: Live in Yakushiji (2004) 2CDs

Kitaro - Daylight, Moonlight: Live in Yakushiji (2004) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 592 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 258 Mb | Scans ~ 90 Mb
World Fusion, New Age, Ambient | Label: Domo | # 73015-2 | Time: 01:53:01

From the opening chant of the Yakushiji monks, it is apparent that this is going to be a special offering from Kitaro. The legendary World Music pioneer’s live album is a two-CD set recorded over three evenings in the sacred Yakushiji Temple in the ancient Japanese capital, Nara. With full instrumentation, Kitaro reprises nine favorite compositions from earlier albums, plus his Golden Globe Award-winning theme from the Oliver Stone film Heaven & Earth and two previously unreleased tracks. This is a tour de force for Kitaro and ensemble. All the drama, grace and humanity of his usual offerings are here with the added immediacy of the live recording and the profound spirit of the Yakushiki monks who appear on the previously unreleased "Wa" in addition to the opening track. Live in Yakushiji is a broad and deep journey, to inner realms as well as exotic earthly destinations.

Kitaro - Daylight, Moonlight: Live in Yakushiji (2004) DVD9

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Kitaro - Daylight, Moonlight: Live in Yakushiji (2004) DVD9

Kitaro - Daylight, Moonlight: Live in Yakushiji (2004)
DVD9 | NTSC | 16:9 (720x480) VBR | AC3 2.0 192 kbps / 6ch, 384 kbps / DTS | ~ 4.9 Gb
World Fusion, New Age, Ambient | Label: Domo | # 73015-2 | 01:33:36 | Scans ~ 32 Mb

New age music and ancient shrines seem to work well together, as evidenced by top-selling concert CDs and videos (now DVDs) by Keiko Matsui and Yanni over the years. Kitaro's idea for a greatest-hits collection performed at the sacred Yakushiji Temple in Nara, the ancient Japanese capitol, is more about beauty and intimacy than sheer spectacle, although it would be fun to imagine this dramatic presentation in its native setting. The music on this double disc was taken from three live concerts in the summer of 2001, the first concerts ever presented in the temple proper. Not that you need the background to be swept away into the dreamy mysticism that defines Kitaro's twist on the universe, but this temple is the resting place of the ashes of Genjo Sanzo, the seventh century monk who walked the Silk Road from Japan to India, returning from India with the sacred texts that introduced Buddhism into China and Japan.

Ray Barretto - Carnaval (1993)

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Ray Barretto - Carnaval (1993)

Ray Barretto - Carnaval (1993)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 429 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 184 Mb | Scans included | 01:07:00
Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Salsa, World Fusion | Label: Fantasy | # FCD-24713-2

Ray Barretto's Carnaval combines two 1962 sessions, Pachanga with Barretto (his Milestone label debut as a leader) and Latino!. Both sets feature Barretto's first band, Charanga Moderna, with trumpeter El Negro Vivar and tenor saxophonist Jose Chombo Silva added to the front line for the latter LP. The first album is very much Latin jazz of its time, with all ten tracks designed for dancing the briefly popular pachanga, a dance that was simply too manic and difficult to catch on widely. The pachanga-friendly tempos on these ten brief cuts (most under three minutes) make the album sound rushed and nervous to ears unfamiliar with the dance fad. The far-better Latino!, recorded in nearly the same session, is a good old-fashioned jam session, with more leisurely tempos and extended playing times that give all the soloists – especially Vivar, Silva, and flutist Jose Canoura – plenty of room to stretch out. These two albums are very different, but hearing both of them in proximity reveals much about the state of the New York City Latin jazz scene in the early '60s.

Loreena McKennitt - Live In Paris And Toronto (1999)

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Loreena McKennitt - Live In Paris And Toronto (1999)

Loreena McKennitt - Live In Paris And Toronto (1999)
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 601 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 259 Mb
Full Scans | 00:46:30 + 00:54:24 | RAR 5% Recovery
Folk, Celtic, World Fusion, New Age | Quinlan Road #73986

Loreena McKennitt is in her element in front of an audience, telling interesting stories about the songs and assembling a topnotch backing band. This is her first live release available to the public, and uses material from three concerts (one from Paris and two from Toronto) to put together a complete show. As with The Book of Secrets tour, the first half is The Book of Secrets in its entirety, arranged in the same order as the studio CD. This material is covered on the first CD, and it has never sounded better. The live performance seems to breathe new life into the tracks and some songs, such as "Dante's Prayer" and "Skellig," sound better than the studio recordings.

Ibrahim Maalouf - Les 10 Albums Studio 2007-2020 (2022)

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Ibrahim Maalouf - Les 10 Albums Studio 2007-2020 (2022)

Ibrahim Maalouf - Les 10 Albums Studio 2007-2020 (2022)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 3,5 Gb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 1,63 Gb | Covers included | 10:17:52
Contemporary Jazz, Fusion, Ethnic Fusion | Label: Mister Ibé

The 10 studio albums of Ibrahim Maalouf 2007-2020 grouped together in a collector's box in Limited and Numbered Edition. « Diasporas » (2007), « Diachronism » (2009), « Diagnostic » (2011), « Wind » (2012), « Illusions » (2013), « Kalthoum » (2015), « Red & Black Light » (2015), « Levantine Symphony n°1 » (2018), « S3NS » (2019), « 40 Melodies » (2020).

Manfred Mann's Plain Music - Plains Music (1991) {1998, With Bonus Tracks, Remastered}

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Manfred Mann's Plain Music - Plains Music (1991) {1998, With Bonus Tracks, Remastered}

Manfred Mann's Plain Music - Plains Music (1991) {1998, With Bonus Tracks, Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 295 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 147 Mb
Full Scans | 00:45:35 | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Folk, World Fusion, Progressive Rock | Cohesion #MANN 017

Plains Music is an album released in 1991 by Manfred Mann's Plain Music, which was a project initiated by Manfred Mann after he retired his Earth Band in the late 1980s. "This album is called Plains Music, as it consists mainly of the melodies of the North American Plains Indians. We do not pretend that it is in any sense representative of the original ethnic music which was its source material. I tried to make a simple album of plain music, using as few notes as possible and keeping the tracks short and to the point." Mann recorded some of the album in his homeland, which he had been exiled from for nearly three decades because of his opposition to apartheid. The album was initially released in 1991 and was re-mastered digitally with three additional tracks in 1998.

Dhafer Youssef - Divine Shadows (2006)

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Dhafer Youssef - Divine Shadows (2006)

Dhafer Youssef - Divine Shadows (2006)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 361 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 152 Mb | Scans ~ 101 Mb | 01:06:38
World Fusion, Ethnic Jazz, Contemporary Jazz | Label: Jazzland | # 0602498772249

Singer and oud player Dhafer Youssef is one of the most appealing stars of world music, yet his music still resists categorisation within that vague genre. Last year we heard him in a "supergroup" with Omar Sosa and Anga Diaz, but he sounds more comfortable accompanied by the talented crop of Norwegian musicians loosely associated with "nu-jazz". This cool style of playing, loose-limbed and hard-edged, provides the perfect backdrop to the Mediterranean warmth of Youssef's compositions. The most significant collaborator is producer-guitarist Eivind Aarset, who supplies backdrops of wide-ranging style and density, while remaining empathetic to Youssef's musical personality. Youssef can be deep, light-hearted, complex, funky and achingly romantic, sometimes all within one song. The album's pace is leisurely, full of atmosphere, groove and great playing, but rarely self-indulgent; you never forget whose album it is. By taking the most positive aspects of nu-jazz, Aarset and Youssef have forged a thrilling new sound that could make Divine Shadows a crossover hit.

Morelenbaum 2 & Ryuichi Sakamoto - Albums Collection 2001-2003 (3CD)

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Morelenbaum 2 & Ryuichi Sakamoto - Albums Collection 2001-2003 (3CD)

Morelenbaum² / Sakamoto - Albums Collection 2001-2003 [3CD]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 1 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 516 Mb | Scans included
Bossa Nova, Brazilian Jazz, Lounge, Experimental, World Fusion | Time: 03:01:40

Morelenbaum² / Sakamoto is a trio formed with Japanese composer and pianist Ryuichi Sakamoto by Brazilian cellist Jaques Morelenbaum and his wife, vocalist Paula Morelenbaum. In 2002, they released a debut album Casa (meaning "house" in Portuguese). The album is a tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim with an emphasis on a lesser-known material, recorded at Jobim's home in Rio. Paula and Jaques had been touring in a band with Antonio Carlos in 1984–1994, and Sakamoto played in a bossa nova group as a teenager, returning to the genre in his mature qualification. Morelenbaum² / Sakamoto second album A Day In New York presents five more compositions of Jobim plus three extra tracks from other composers, as well as new versions of songs from Casa. Collection includes: Casa (2001); Live In Tokyo (2001) and A Day in New York (2003).

Jon Balke - Siwan: Hafla (2022)

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Jon Balke - Siwan: Hafla (2022)

Jon Balke - Siwan: Hafla (2022)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 210 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 125 Mb | Covers included | 00:45:27
Jazz, Ethnic Fusion, Female Vocal | Label: ECM Records

Siwan, the transcultural, trans-idiomatic musical collective led by Norwegian keyboardist/composer Jon Balke, continues along its special path, with new music inspired by the creative spirit of Al-Andalus. The ensemble weaves lines of communication between musicians from multiple traditions and locations. Among the texts set by Balke on Siwan’s third album and persuasively sung by Algerian vocalist Mona Boutchebak are verses by Ummayad princess Wallada bint al-Mustakfi (1010-1091) and contemporaries including Ibn Zaydun (1003-1071) and Ibn Sara As-Santarini (1043-1123). Hafla was recorded in May and June 2021 at Village Recording Studios, in Copenhagen.

Ryuichi Sakamoto - moto.tronic (2003)

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Ryuichi Sakamoto - moto.tronic (2003)

Ryuichi Sakamoto - moto.tronic (2003)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 321 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 158 Mb | Scans ~ 57 Mb | 01:08:51
Experimental, Electronic, World Fusion, Soundtracks | Label: Sony Classical | # SK-93044

In the liner notes to his 2003 compilation CD moto.tronic, mercurial composer Ryuichi Sakamoto writes, "I want to break down the walls between genres, categories and cultures." Based on the restless variety of his output, he's done it. On this 14-track collection that emphasizes already available work from the late 1980s and '90s, we get soundtrack scores, solo piano, and remixes as well as syth-pop, techno, classical, and bossa nova music.

Ryuichi Sakamoto - Left Handed Dream (1981)

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Ryuichi Sakamoto - Left Handed Dream (1981)

Ryuichi Sakamoto - Left Handed Dream (左うでの夢) (1981)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 219 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 105 Mb
Label: Midi Inc | # MDCL-1240 | Time: 00:42:52 | Scans included
Genre: Experimental, Electronic, World Fusion, Synthpop

Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto first entered the public ear in the late 1970s, as a member of the seminal electro-synth band Yellow Magic Orchestra. Although short-lived, the band and its quirky approach to dance music influenced a generation of synth-poppers and techno artists. Sakamoto released a few experimental albums while still with YMO, but his solo career began in earnest with the acclaimed all-synth soundtrack to the 1982 film MERRY CHRISTMAS MR. LAWRENCE, which established him as a composer of some valence. His atmospheric film scores (THE SHELTERING SKY, THE LAST EMPEROR) and adventuresome collaborations with jazz, pop, and world musicians have contributed to his continued reputation as a visionary artist.