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Artist : Blackrain
Album : It Begins
Label : Sony Music
Genre : Hard Rock
Source : CD
Street Date : 2013-06-10
Quality : 1024kbps / 44.1kHz / 2 channels
Encoder : FLAC 1.2.1
Size : 310.49 MB
Time : 40:19 min
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1. Blast Me Up 4:05
2. Bad Love Is Good 3:38
3. Wild Wild Wild 3:20
4. Death By Stereo 3:11
5. Nobody But You 4:16
6. Dancing On Fire 3:31
7. Young Blood 4:11
8. Cryin’ Tonight 3:24
9. Re-Evolution – New Generation 4:06
10. Tell Me 3:35
11. Ho Hey Hey Hey Hey 3:02

Glam rock from France.

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Battle Beast-Unholy Savior

Artist : Battle Beast
Album : Unholy Savior
Label : Nuclear Blast
Year : 2015

Genre : Heavy Metal Source : CDDA
Encoder : FLAC 1.2.1 Bitrate : 1001kbps
Playtime : 47:46 Size : 344.43 MB

Tracks:

01 Lionheart 04:53
02 Unholy Savior 05:36
03 I Want the World… and Everything in it 04:37
04 Madness 04:02
05 Sea of Dreams 05:01
06 Speed and Danger 04:39
07 Touch in the Night 04:32
08 The Black Swordsman 01:15
09 Hero’s Quest 02:31
10 Far Far Away 03:46
11 Angel Cry 03:34
12 Push it to the Limit (Bonus Track) 03:20

Notes:

http://www.battlebeast.fi/

New album, enjoy!

Remember… if you like it… you buy it! PERKELE!

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Artist..: Bailterspace
Album…: Trinine

GENRE….: Indie
STYLE….: Shoegaze, Noise, Experimental

LABEL….: Fire SCENE…..: 2015-02-06
BITRATE..: 912 kbps avg STORE…..: 2013-00-00
ENCODER..: FLAC 1.2.1 -8 -V TRACKS….: 12
SIZE…..: 270.2MB SOURCE….: CD

URL..: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bailter_Space

– TRACKLIST

1 Trinine 3:23
2 Painted Window 3:35
3 Today 4:00
4 Tri5 4:05
5 In the World 4:18
6 Plan Machine 4:19
7 Open 5:18
8 Together 3:06
9 Silver 3:52
10 Gamma Tram 0:39
11 Films of You 2:24
12 TapenZloop 1:39

Total Playtime: 40:38

Following a triumphant return last year that saw them tearing through the
main stage at the Laneway Festival and further cement their deserved
reputation as one of the loudest bands of all-time, the original lineup of
New Zealand legends Bailterspace now unleash a new album of thundering
psychgaze with trinine.

Alister Parker creates more jaw-dropping guitar tones in each song here than
most bands could even dream of in their lifetime. Brent MacLachlan’s tight
drum kit snaps and cracks and drives behind the squalling riffs as John
Halvorsen’s bass grumbles and forms a thudding atmosphere. The barely
contained power of the band always pushing at the seams, as few bands have
ever harnessed the ability to walk that edge quite like Bailterspace. Parker
continues to drop vocals in almost as if he has to find a quick hit
in-between the wall of noise madness behind him. Returning to record together
again in New York City, the trio don’t look back for a second as they fashion
a howling and maddeningly hazy beast of an album that challenges any band
today to match it for intensity as it careens about wounded and dazed through
the city streets, forming a soundtrack for late nights gone sideways in an
unfamiliar town.

Far from nostalgic for the 90’s, the band has built upon 2012’s Parker and
McLachlan produced Strobosphere to continue an amazing streak of powerful
performances here, showcasing a thrilling tenacity and manic mix of noise and
melody. Where Strobosphere was coated in a 2am blur, trinine is the confusion
and menace lurking in the hours that follow. Bailterspace continue to remind
us that we need guitar heroes now more than ever, providing a vital offering
to those thirsty for six-stringed salvation in an age of laptops and
pretenders.

Before Bailterspace there was The Gordons. Formed 1980, Christchurch, New
Zealand. Future Shock 1981, still electrifying. Then, there was Nelsh Bailter
Space. Then Bailter Space. Alister Parker (guitar, bass), Brent McLachlan
(drums/percussion, samples) John Halvorsen (bass, guitar) – the core. Hamish
Kilgour (The Clean) and Ross Humphries (The Terminals, the Pin Group) came.
Then they went.

Over seventeen years Bailterspace mobilized recording technologies to capture
audio. They organised noise. Audio was reproduced into seven different
longplayer phonographs. Tanker, Thermos, Robot World, Votura, Wammo, Capsul
and Solar 3. Plus manifold extended player (EP) phonographs. These were
disseminated via Matador Records and Flying Nun Records. The populace
procured the multiple reproductions of this audio. They were amazed at what
they heard.

From Christchurch, which is also the only air departure terminal for
Antarctica, the band migrated north. First Wellington in New Zealand, then
New York, in the United States of America. In many urban settlements
Bailterspace performed their work to the public. It was a mosaic of radiant
frequencies. Metrics and decibels. In 1999 the mass media communications
outlet Pitchfork described them as “a huge mess of sound that’s
simultaneously beautiful, jagged, atonal, and supremely melodic”.

*

Fierce nasal walrus guitar tones, a bristling bass attack and afterthought
slacker vocals… New Zealand’s Bailterspace might’ve once relocated to their
spiritual home alongside Sonic Youth in New York but their ultimate
destination proves to be nowhere on this planet.

First active in the late 80’s/early 90’s on the Flying Nun label before
disappearing in 2004, the band are now back in operation again and new album
‘Trinine’ is proof they haven’t reformed just to play some previous record in
full on behalf of a promoter. Instead this album fits neatly into a year
which has so far witnessed guitar havoc from Thee Oh Sees, Pissed Jeans and
our own homegrown Drenge.

While the lack of obvious hooks and song structures might throw off the
casual listener, repeated listens reveal yearning Dinosaur Jr. or even
Ride-esque melodies hiding just below the guitarmac. That and some great
sounds that often happen only the once so you end up listening out for them
knowing it’s a now or never taste — a good example is the ending of the third
track, ‘Today’ when suddenly all the effects come off and you’re left with
one last clean guitar chord shooting off into the ether.

If the first few songs have cleared a runway through the forest, then the
second half of the album sees the band take off in search of their natural
habitat: space. “It’s as if all the stars were falling down,” mutters main
man Alister Parker in the intoxicating ‘Open’. “Goodbye world.. see you
later.” he says, glancing back through a tiny round window. With the controls
set to (the heart of the) stun (sorry), our guitar slung space invaders
venture off boldly wherever the songs might take them. And sometimes that’s
not very far…’Gamma Tram’ is all over in forty seconds like a tiny asteroid
shooting past. Elsewhere Can-like grooves hypnotise, and ‘Silver’ recalls
London post space rockers Spork at their dreamiest.

It’s almost a shock when some more straightforward vocals appear again on
‘Films of You’. Then we end back where we began, with the heavy machinery of
‘Tapenzloop’ clearing another runway ready to land.

*

After returning from a 13-year hiatus with Strobosphere in 2012, New
Zealand’s Bailterspace quickly followed it up with Trinine, their second
offering for Fire Records. Recorded by the original lineup of guitarist
Alister Parker, drummer Brent McLachlan, and bassist John Halvorsen, this set
directly reflects the trio’s lineage, it also ups the ante of guitar rock in
the 21st century. Though Strobosphere was muscular, it lacked some of the
group’s trademark, textured dynamics. Not so here. Trinine looks back while
taking on the present concretely. It is a moodier, more experimental, and
more sinister affair overall. While Bailterspace’s own frenetic, layered
tonalities are at work in the “sound” of these compositions, they are
underscored by a subtle melodicism, spaciousness, and rhythmic invention that
looks back simultaneously to Tago Mago-era Can and early Sonic Youth la
EVOL. The opening title track with its lyric cadence and phrasing, balanced
by multi-tracked, low-tuned guitars and wide-open, throbbing basslines, is a
case in point. “Tri5,” with its drum and guitar attack mixed far above the
barely discernible vocals, is more straight-ahead, but Parker’s wall of noise
is interrupted mid-cut by a single-string vamp, pushed by McLachlan’s
skittering beat and Halvorsen’s solid drone bassline; the storm erupts even
more cataclysmically later on, with the vocal being the only thread holding
it all together. Other standouts include “In the World,” which commences
hypnotically along a single undistorted guitar riff that is all but dominated
by a two-note bassline and constant snare and tom-tom pulse. Just under three
minutes in, it leaves that all behind and enters a maelstrom of counter
melody and increasing distortion until it explodes. “Open” creates a taut
monotony that leaves the listener desiring a meltdown that never quite
emerges. Trinine only falters in the last quarter, where it engages in
outright experimentation to mixed result. Though “Silver” maintains a
songlike structure even as it enters the frenzied domain of its predecessors,
“Gamma Tram,” “Films of You,” and the demo-esque closer “Tanzenloop” all feel
unfinished. Despite these shortcomings, Trinine is a winner: the trio’s
willingness to simultaneously reflect its influences so openly, yet take
chances with its own tropes and established sound, makes for deeply
satisfying — and sometimes headscratching — listening.
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Artist..: Bailterspace
Album…: Strobosphere

GENRE….: Indie
STYLE….: Shoegaze, Indie Rock, Noise

LABEL….: Fire SCENE…..: 2015-02-06
BITRATE..: 1000kbps avg STORE…..: 2012-00-00
ENCODER..: FLAC 1.2.1 -8 -V TRACKS….: 11
SIZE…..: 259.3MB SOURCE….: CD

URL..: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bailter_Space

– TRACKLIST

1 Things That We Found 3:41
2 Strobosphere 3:22
3 Blue Star 3:05
4 Polarize 3:38
5 No Sense 3:01
6 Meeting Place 4:02
7 Island 2:14
8 Op1 3:38
9 Live By The Ocean 3:22
10 Dset 2:11
11 World We Share 3:56

Total Playtime: 36:10

Fire Records are proud to herald the return of New Zealand/New York City
legends Bailterspace, who offer up their best album to date with their first
new recordings in 13 years. The band were once described by Pitchfork as
“simultaneously beautiful, jagged, atonal, and supremely melodic” and
‘Strobosphere’ emerges at a time when the band’s trailblazing sound has never
been more relevant.

Revered as one of the loudest and most intense live bands of all-time, they
haven’t lost any of their bite or their love of tone, dissonance, and melody.
The first single “No Sense” darts, snaps and swirls with alternating snare
cracks, atmospheric surges and dirty buzz, featuring Parker’s distinctive
vocals.

Originally a member of The Gordons, Alister Parker formed Nelsh Bailter Space
with former Clean drummer Hamish Kilgour in year 1987. Shortening the name to
Bailterspace, they eventually incorporated his former band mates from The
Gordons, including Brent MacLachlan who has remained integral to the band
since 1989. They won praise as “the Sonic Youth of the Southern Hemisphere”
with several Melody Maker singles of the week. Relocating to New York brought
about greater harmonic exploration whilst their Flying Nun and Matador
releases established them as a distortion-led tour de force.

After announcing a hiatus, the band never truly stopped working together,
occasionally sneaking out to play an unusual show and building a stockpile of
ideas, they way they always done. However, finding the urge to record too
great, they dove back into the studio and produced a record of power and
beauty that could only come from Bailterspace.

*

Apparently it’s still the 1990s inside the minds of Alister Parker and Brent
McLachlan, and that’s not at all a bad thing. Guitarist Parker and
percussionist McLachlan have taken Bailterspace back to the recording studio
for the first time since the turn of the century with their 2012 album
Strobosphere, and sonically it pretty much picks up where the group left off
in 1999 — Parker still fashions a massive wall of guitar noise that’s rough
and tuneful at the same time, McLachlan still urges the songs along with his
simple but implacable drumming, and the sound and approach of this material
recalls those heady days when Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr., and My Bloody
Valentine were joyously proving that the electric guitar wasn’t dead after
all. If that suggests this is an exercise in indie rock nostalgia, a quick
listen to Strobosphere confirms that’s not the case; Bailterspace are still
working within the same musical framework that they established in the late
’80s, but the music sounds and feels as powerful and engaging as ever, and
Parker’s many layers of thick, scratchy guitar sounds fit together with the
firm snap of a jigsaw puzzle and a melodic strength that’s elegant but
powerfully strong. The songs on Strobosphere sometimes seem like frameworks
more than fully formed melodic entities, but it’s Parker’s guitars that put
muscle on the bones, and from the sounds of this he’s been hitting the gym
regularly in recent years. The performances sound fresh and alive, with
enough scrap and spontaneity to suggest the dynamics of a live performance
(as do the sudden fade-outs on several tracks), though everything here is
purposeful and well focused. Strobosphere isn’t a comeback for Bailterspace,
it’s a continuation, and confirms one of the great guitar bands of its day
hasn’t given up on the mission of discovering how much wonder can be summoned
from a few fuzzy chords.

*

Bailterspace are one of New Zealand’s most influential indie rock bands.
Sonically intense, yet still possessing a keen sense of melody, Bailterspace
play loud, noise-inflected rock; huge sheets of distorted guitar intertwined
with pulsing rhythms. The band formed in Christchurch in 1987 by former
Gordons guitarist, Alister Parker — someone who is no stranger to excessive
feedback levels, as classic Gordons cuts such as “Future Shock” illustrate —
and The Clean drummer Hamish Kilgour. After some line-up changes, the new
Bailterspace configuration came to include John Halvorsen (bass) and Brent
McLachlan (drums) — both originally in the Gordons with Parker. Bailterspace
adopted a more refined approach than the Gordons’ discordant noise tactics,
with a strong focus upon texture and atmosphere. Parker’s massive, droning
guitars provided much of this texture, with Halvorsen’s bass ebbing and
flowing through the feedback, and McLachlan’s persistent drums punctuating
the dissonant sonic canvas.

After a slew of critically-acclaimed albums throughout the ’90s, Bailterspace
disappeared off the radar after 1998’s Solar.3. A retrospective compilation
appeared in 2004, frontman Alister Parker played a number of solo shows —
largely drawing upon the Bailterspace discography — and a reconfigured
line-up took the stage at New York’s Bowery Ballroom in 2008, minus long-time
bass player John Halvorsen. And now, some four years after that appearance,
here we have Strobosphere, the band’s first new material in over 15 years.
The New York-shot promo photos show just Parker and McLachlan, indicating
that Halvorsen is now out of the equation. New material from bands who have
left such an inspiring legacy is always a dicey proposition. The ultimate
question is, how does Strobosphere stack up to such classics as Vortura and
Robot World? Pretty bloody well….
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Artist Architect Of Dissonance
Album Realm Of The Deviant Throne
Year 2015
Genre Death Metal
Label Rotten Roll Rex / Sevared Records

Source CDDA
Cat-nr RRR050/SR299
Date 02-06-2015
Size 221.88MB
URL http://architectofdissonanceofficial.bandcamp.com/

Encoder FLAC 1.2.1 -8 -V
Bitrate 995kbps
Quality 44.1Khz/2 channels

Brutal death metal from Germany

01. Overture Of Carnage (Intro) 01:05
02. Realm Of The Deviant Throne 03:40
03. Maggot Infestation 03:06
04. Open Body Desecration 03:25
05. Teratogenesis 03:38
06. Ballad Of Scorched Flesh 02:56
07. Inhuman Autopsy Chronicles 03:41
08. Severed Limb Collection 02:26
09. Purifying Bloodshed 03:24
10. Urban Warfare 03:30

30:51
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Artist : Angra
Album : Secret Garden
Label : JVC
Genre : Metal
Source : CD
Street Date : 2014-12-17
Quality : 1006kbps / 44.1kHz / 2 channels
Encoder : FLAC 1.2.1
Size : 842.12 MB
Time : 110:04min
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Disc 1/2

1. Newborn Me 6:13
2. Black Hearted Soul 4:48
3. Final Light 4:24
4. Storm Of Emotions 4:56
5. Violet Sky 4:48
6. Secret Garden 4:03
7. Upper Levels 6:28
8. Crushing Room 5:07
9. Perfect Symmetry 4:22
10. Silent Call 3:48

Disc 2/2

1. Angels Cry (Live) 6:53
2. Nothing To Say (Live) 6:25
3. Waiting Silence (Live) 4:57
4. Time (Live) 5:57
5. Lisbon (Live) 4:53
6. Winds Of Destination (Live) 7:33
7. Gentle Change (Live) 5:44
8. Unfinished Allegro (Live) 1:11
9. Carry On (Live) 5:44
10. Rebirth (Live) 6:03
11. Nova Era (Live) 5:47

Latest album from Angra.

This is the Japanese Limited Edition, including a second CD,
recorded Live @
Loud Park 13, on October 19th 2013.

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Artist..: All Natural Lemon & Lime Flavors
Album…: Turning Into Small

GENRE….: Indie
STYLE….: Shoegaze, Indie Rock, New Wave

LABEL….: Gern Blandsten SCENE…..: 2015-02-06
BITRATE..: 1000kbps avg STORE…..: 1998-00-00
ENCODER..: FLAC 1.2.1 -8 -V TRACKS….: 10
SIZE…..: 307.9MB SOURCE….: CD

URL..:

– TRACKLIST

1 You Can Never Tell 3:31
2 Your Imagination 7:46
3 Puzzled Into Pieces 3:51
4 Lattershed 4:48
5 When Things Come Falling 3:42
6 In Between And After 3:18
7 False From Above 2:54
8 Snowflake Eye 3:26
9 Emergency Turn Off 4:40
10 Paradigm Somehow 4:46

Total Playtime: 42:42

Bio:
All Natural Lemon & Lime Flavors revolved around the two-fold songwriting and
musical genius of childhood friends Steven Doherty and Joshua Booth. The
other members added the icing on the heavily layered cake, but the true heart
lay in Doherty’s and Booth’s incredible sense of pop hooks married with a
taste for the experimental. All Natural Lemon & Lime Flavors have been
compared to My Bloody Valentine and Stereolab. But unlike the aforementioned
artists, “L&L” hail from New Jersey of all places.
First appearing in 1996 (then reissued four years later with extra tracks),
the self-titled debut CD found the quintet in more direct form than on later
outings. It’s another of many American releases that show that dream pop
didn’t die, it just switched continents. In 1998 they released Turning Into
Small, garnering some positive reviews and endorsements from respected
artists such as Cornelius. They toured and gained a small, but growing cult
following helped by the exposure of playing with other artists on the Gern
Blandsten roster such as Chisel, The Van Pelt, and The Rye Coalition.
Longtime Gern affiliate Alap Momin had been their recording engineer since
1994 and his new project, dalek would prove to have a significant impact of
the recordings.
Straight Blue Line, a collection of early U.S. singles and previously
unreleased tracks came along after the band had already called it a day in
2000. Members have continued to create music with If When, dalek, and Jett
Brando.

*

Another of the many fine American releases that show that dream pop didn’t
die, it just switched continents, Turning Into Small finds All Natural
blissing out with the best of them. The cascading guitars aren’t just
reminiscent of My Bloody Valentine (though generally with a lighter, brighter
tone), but A. R. Kane, early Boo Radleys, Kitchens of Distinction, and many
others. Those who demand a little something more original might be better off
with Flowchart’s Cumulus Mood Twang, say, but as it stands, Turning Into
Small is manna from heaven for those who value plenty of feedback, sweetly
delivered. “You Can Never Tell” starts everything out right on that front,
with extra instrumentation here and there adding to the calm chaos, and from
there the group tries out various approaches, shuffling funk beats, swoony
psych drones, and whatever else will fill the bill. For all that the genre
has a perceived problem with direct melodies, All Natural sneak in some
memorable riffs along the way without calling attention to them, like on
“Lattershed,” which has some definite hints of New Order. The intense,
repetitive core melody on “Snowflake Eye,” meanwhile, adds to the low-key
nervous psychosis of the song as a whole, making it an underrated highlight.
Often it’s individual moments or elements that really send everything to
heaven, often created on keyboards on top of the guitars. “Your Imagination”
is pleasant enough, but with the slow up-and-down synth wash starts taking
over toward the end, it becomes vast, spiraling, a candy-colored sonic
heaven. Other instances where keys add just as much as the feedback include
“When Things Come Falling,” one of the strongest numbers on the album with
its ever-increasing wall of sound, and the overlaid work and sudden
to-the-fore notes on “Emergency Turn Off.”

*

Released in 1998, the second and unfortunately final album by American
shoegazers All Natural Lemon and Lime Flavors, “Turning into Small” is a
masterpiece of shoegaze, with an incredible psychedelic edge and incredibly
degrees of creativity making it one of the most underrated shoegaze albums
I’ve heard.

With a definite influence from the legendary My Bloody Valentine, All Natural
Lemon and Lime Flavors play a very vibrant and bright type of Shoegaze, but
with their own distinct style. With swirling guitars, and laid back almost
indecipherable vocals ala Bilinda Butcher, the band’s influences are obvious
from the outset, but they add influences from elsewhere including psychedelic
rock and electronic music, and combine it all with their own creative and
experimental outlook to produce a stunning album of psychedelic soundscapes,
walls of distortion, and swirling guitar effects which take the listener on
an extremely colourful trip.

“Your Imagination” is possibly the best piece of shoegaze I’ve ever heard.
With psychedelic guitar melodies built around delicious swirls of distortion
and powerful electronics, as well as beautiful vocals, it really builds a
soundscape like no other. Taking a heavy does of psychedelia and mixing it
with shogazey guitar effects, it’s absolutely magical, and trippy as hell.
The resulting wall of noise is huge, swirly, distorted, messy and just
beautiful. Colourful and vivid, these lemon and lime flavors seem far from
natural, rather they are laced with powerful hallucinogenics. Puzzled into
Pieces is another brilliant track, with more of an electronic basis, but with
a healthy does of walls of distortion, swirly guitars and such seamless
variation from one musical idea to the next, it’s absolutely awesome. “When
Things Come Down” has an absolutely beautiful melody running through it,
shiny and sparkly, mixed in with a wall of noise, and hazy, trippy vocals,
while “In Between and After” is one of the most fantastic experimental music
gems out there. “Snowflake eye” has beautiful strings (albeit synthesied)
running through it, imbuing a sense of drama to another track, mixed with
more swirly guitar effects. Throughout the album the band’s seamless mix of
ideas, and immense levels of creativity hold the listener’s interest from
start to finish, and with so much going on at all times you notice so much
that’s new with every listen. Moving from soft dreamy melodies to messy walls
of distortion, to sections of electronica, and most often all this and more
at the same time, All Natural Lemon and Lime Flavors are simply incredible,
and their lack of success and relative obscurity is absolutely criminal for a
band as talented and imaginative as them. It might be blasphemous to most
Shoegaze fans to say it, but it may even be better than My Bloody Valentine’s
1991 album Loveless, almost unanimously described as the pinnacle of the
genre.

This album is for anyone who enjoys My Bloody Valentine and Swervedriver, but
wants an extra dose of sweet sounding psychedelia, and it is sure to take you
on a trip through guitar swirls and colourful soundscapes, it really is a
very visual album. For any shoegaze fan who’s sick of band after band aping
the Loveless sound with a lack of originality or spark, make sure to listen
to this incredibly inventive album. If we’re lucky, perhaps with the recent
reunions of Shoegazers Slowdive, and the eventual album release last year of
My Bloody Valentine’s follow up to Loveless after a 22 year gap, we might
even see a reunion of this fantastic band in the near future. Let’s hope so!
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Artist..: All Natural Lemon And Lime Flavors
Album…: All Natural Lemon And Lime Flavors

GENRE….: Indie
STYLE….: Shoegaze, Space Rock, Alt. Rock, Ethereal, Ambient

LABEL….: Gern Blandsten SCENE…..: 2015-02-06
BITRATE..: 1005kbps avg STORE…..: 2000-00-00
ENCODER..: FLAC 1.2.1 -8 -V TRACKS….: 12
SIZE…..: 290.7MB SOURCE….: CD

URL..:

– TRACKLIST

1 Muffin 57 2:49
2 Saturn Jig 4:53
3 Salad Forest 3:52
4 All The Time 2:48
5 Jayne Baby 2:55
6 String Of Stars 4:05
7 How Come? 3:42
8 Tea With Honey 3:31
9 Nice Soup 3:02
10 Yellow 2:27
11 Blue Balloons 2:45
12 Wondered Why 3:23

Total Playtime: 40:12

Bio:
All Natural Lemon & Lime Flavors revolved around the two-fold songwriting and
musical genius of childhood friends Steven Doherty and Joshua Booth. The
other members added the icing on the heavily layered cake, but the true heart
lay in Doherty’s and Booth’s incredible sense of pop hooks married with a
taste for the experimental. All Natural Lemon & Lime Flavors have been
compared to My Bloody Valentine and Stereolab. But unlike the aforementioned
artists, “L&L” hail from New Jersey of all places.
First appearing in 1996 (then reissued four years later with extra tracks),
the self-titled debut CD found the quintet in more direct form than on later
outings. It’s another of many American releases that show that dream pop
didn’t die, it just switched continents. In 1998 they released Turning Into
Small, garnering some positive reviews and endorsements from respected
artists such as Cornelius. They toured and gained a small, but growing cult
following helped by the exposure of playing with other artists on the Gern
Blandsten roster such as Chisel, The Van Pelt, and The Rye Coalition.
Longtime Gern affiliate Alap Momin had been their recording engineer since
1994 and his new project, dalek would prove to have a significant impact of
the recordings.
Straight Blue Line, a collection of early U.S. singles and previously
unreleased tracks came along after the band had already called it a day in
2000. Members have continued to create music with If When, dalek, and Jett
Brando.

*

If there was ever a good time to be a shoegaze band, the 90’s were it. Band’s
like My Bloody Valentine, Galaxie 500 and Ride were prominent in those days,
along side many other acts. More towards the middle of the decade, a band
that never quite reached any sort of mainstream success started to emerge out
of the shadows of New Jersey, and they were known as “All Natural Lemon &
Lime Flavors”. That name is quite a mouthful, too. The band formed originally
back in 1993, when member’s Josh Booth and Steve Doherty left their first
band “Senepede” to pursue other ideas. This led them to form “All Natural
Lemon & Lime Flavors”, who remained active until the year 2000.

Their debut LP, the self-titled “All Natural Lemon & Lime Flavors” record,
was originally released in 1996. This album would mark the beginning of the
band, who are sometimes referred to as “L&L” just to keep things simple. The
album, originally released with only 8 tracks, was later reissued to include
four more songs, which is the copy I am listening to today. The album kicks
off with the short but very sweet “Muffin 57?. The song begins with the
squeal of the guitar, and shortly after the rest of the band joins in. Around
the 20 second mark the lead guitar joins, and it’s pretty much a done-deal
after that. That catchy lead guitar hook sticks around for the duration of
the song, guiding us through the final moments. Then it turns into that
jangly, chicken-scratch of a guitar solo that brings us to the end of the
song. Moving on to the longest track from the album, “Saturn Jig” kicks off
with that “wahh-wahh” sound that is reminiscent to the parents when they
speak in Charlie Brown. Immediately after you’re thrown into a mess of heavy,
swirling guitar that’s enough to make your head spin. Then they take a step
back and you’re in the middle of that mysterious verse, complete with those
“wahh-wahh” sound effects and the intimidating tap of the hi-hat.

During the album you’ll find many mysterious sounds and crazy voices, and it
all works wonders for their hazy yet clear sound. Looking back on it, they
all tend to have that crisp, refreshing sound. That being the case, it’s no
question how they landed on their band name — just think Sprite, with it’s
refreshing, crispness. All Natural Lemon and Lime Flavors showcases a
fantastically refreshing sound that balances on a fine line between
mysterious space rock and in-your-face experimental rock and roll.

*

First appearing in 1996 and then reissued four years later with extra tracks,
the debut All Natural Lemon & Lime Flavors release found the quintet in
slightly more direct form than would be apparent on later releases, like
Turning Into Small. The basic approach of the band is still the same, though
— shoegaze, and lots of it. The queasy/sweet vocals, the cascading chug of
guitars and drums, the neo-psychedelic head-nodding pace, and the overall
atmosphere — it’s all there in spades. The group isn’t My Bloody Valentine,
but then few could be, and if the inspirations are all perfectly clear, the
end results are still perfectly enjoyable, though those not automatically
enthralled by this strain of music won’t find anything to change their mind.
When at its best, the album pumps up everything to very much resemble any
feedback-overdriven release on Creation circa 1990 — check out “Saturn Jig,”
with the keyboard drones and burbles adding to the huge bursts of effect
pedal goodness and sighing, buried vocals. Other obvious nods include the Boo
Radleys’ blend of wistful sweetness on the acoustic guitar bliss of “Salad
Forest,” the circular conclusion of “String of Stars,” tremolos used and
abused to full effect, and the epic slow grind and sigh of “Blue Balloons.”
There are instances of them trying something else and showing a definite
sense of humor, though — thus the semi-classic rock/funk stomp of “Jayne
Baby,” which starts with a Beatles quote and might or might not be about
Jayne Mansfield. At other points, where they are clearly fooling around with
using the stereo as an instrument, check the odd levels and simultaneously
upfront and distance mix on the fantastic “How Come.” Meanwhile, the
in-between song snippets of random noise and studio chatter show evidence of
actual arrangement instead of just being there for the heck of it.
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A Borrowed Life-A Borrowed Life-CD-FLAC-2008-FORSAKEN

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Artist : A Borrowed Life
Album : A Borrowed Life
Label :
Genre : Hard Rock
Source : CD
Street Date : 2008-04-00
Quality : 1049kbps / 44.1kHz / 2 channels
Encoder : FLAC 1.2.1
Size : 292.19 MB
Time : 37:04 min
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1. I Get Off On Being The Victim 3:14
2. Doorbell Ditch 2:55
3. Eyeliner 4:07
4. Just Push Play 3:47
5. All Systems Go 3:51
6. Too Little Too Late 3:07
7. Baby It Will Be Okay 5:00
8. Torn 4:33
9. The Snow Song 3:34
10. Silence 2:56

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VA-Soul Sisters V-(KRMCD026)-CD-FLAC-2008-WRE

Description :

Artist : VA
Album : Soul Sisters V
Source : CD
Label : Kings Road Multimedia
Cat.No : KRMCD026
Genre : Soul
Bitrate : 664 kbps avg
Playtime : 00:57:27 (286.MB)
Rls date : 2015-02-02
Store date : 2008-00-00
Encoder : FLAC1.2.1
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01 Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free 3:40
02 Martha Reeves – Come See About Me 2:46
03 Mary Wells – You Beat Me To The Punch 2:49
04 Barbara George – I Know (You Don’t Love Me No 2:19
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05 Shirelles – Will You Love Me Tomorrow 2:37
06 Carmen McCrae – I’m Coming Home 4:17
07 Dinah Washington – Mad About The Boy 2:48
08 Eartha Kitt – Smoke Get’s In Your Eyes 3:03
09 Billie Holiday – Georgia On My Mind 3:18
10 Etta James – Something’s Got Hold Of Me 2:39
11 Barbara Acklin – Love Makes A Woman 3:11
12 Barbara Lewis – Baby, I’m Yours 2:31
13 Tina Turner – Soul Deep 2:32
14 Carla Thomas – B-A-B-Y 2:47
15 Ella Fitzgerald – Moonlight In Vermont 3:39
16 Barbara Mason – From His Woman To You 3:35
17 Dionne Warwick – Do You Know The Way To San 5:01
Jose (Latin Mix)
18 Three Degrees – Giving Up Giving In 3:55
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