Category Archives: Hi-Res

Julio Iglesias – Non Stop (1988) [HDTracks 24-44.1]

Julio Iglesias – Non Stop (1988)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 38:28 minutes | 455 MB | Genre: Latin, Pop
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks | Front Cover | © Columbia

Non-Stop is a Julio Iglesias studio album released in 1988. From the album, “My Love,” a duet with Stevie Wonder, was a minor hit in the United States, reaching #80 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #14 on the Adult Contemporary chart.

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Julio Iglesias – Moments (1982) [HDTracks 24-192]

Julio Iglesias – Moments (1982)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 38:37 minutes |1,22 GB | Genre: Latin, Pop
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks | Front Cover | © Columbia

Released in 1982, MOMENTS is an outstanding example of Julio Iglesias’s considerable charm. With their sweeping, synth-laden arrangements, these songs, particularly “Nathalie” and “Esa Mujer,” provide the perfect format for Iglesias’s expressive croon, which effortlessly conjures up romantic scenarios. Paired with 1100 BEL AIR PLACE, this album reveals the Spanish performer at the peak of both his vocal abilities and his popularity.

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Joshua Redman – Walking Shadows (2013) [HDTracks 24-88,2]

Joshua Redman – Walking Shadows (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 57:12 minutes | 1,07 GB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks | Artwork: Front cover | Label: Nonesuch

Walking Shadows is the highly anticipated new album by acclaimed saxophonist, Joshua Redman. The album, comprising twelve ballads, is Redman’s first recording to include an orchestra ensemble. Produced by Brad Mehldau, the recording features the core quartet of Brad Mehldau, Larry Grenadier and Brian Blade. Walking Shadows includes original tunes from Redman and Mehldau along with works by a wide range of composers such as John Mayer and Pino Palladino; Kern and Hammerstein; and Lennon and McCartney.

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Jonathan Plowright, BBC Scottish SO, Lukasz Borowicz – Rozycki: Piano Concertos (2016) [Hyperion 24-96]

Ludomir Rozycki – Piano Concertos – Jonathan Plowright, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Lukasz Borowicz (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 01:03:08 minutes | 1,04 GB | Genre: Classical
Official Digital Download – Source: hyperion-records | Digital Booklet | © Hyperion Records

Ludomir Różycki, a composer who remains frustratingly obscure outside of his native Poland. On this exciting disc, pianist Jonathan Plowright is the soloist in Różycki’s three works for piano and orchestra, accompanied by Łukasz Borowicz leading the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. These pieces showcase a composer with an accomplished ear for instrumental color, whose late-nineteenth-century musical language responds to the horrors of two world wars with an irrepressible spirit.

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John Scofield – Country For Old Men (2016) [HDTracks 24-96]

John Scofield – Country For Old Men (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 1:02:37 minutes | 1,37 GB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks | Artwork: Digital booklet | © Impulse Select

John Scofield goes country! With the help of drummer Bill Stewart, organist & pianist Larry Goldings, and bassist Steve Swallow, Scofield renders 12 classic country tunes through the prism of vigorous modern jazz. Country icons including Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton and George Jones are hereby reinterpreted by Scofield by focusing strongly on the melody of each song, accentuating his playing with a noticeable twang, which lends the music the requisite bucolic sensibility.

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Jonas Kaufmann – Dolce Vita (2016) [HDTracks 24-96]

Jonas Kaufmann – Dolce Vita (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time – :06:57 minutes | 2,17 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks | Digital booklet | © Sony Classical

Italy! Like nowhere else on earth – the sunshine and sea salt, the smell of citrus and coffee, a flirtatious glance, an incomparable song drawn deep from the heart. Italy and its immortal music have a magical pull on people like no other culture – and Jonas Kaufmann feels this particularly keenly. The new album Dolce vita is his tribute to this culture, this way of life that has conceived one immortal melody after the other for the tenor voice and influenced him so much. Now Sony Classical is proud to present this special collection of timeless Italian songs – sung by “The world’s greatest tenor” (The Daily Telegraph).

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Jon Everist – Shadowrun: Hong Kong – Original Soundtrack (2015) [Bandcamp 24-48]

Jon Everist – Shadowrun: Hong Kong – Original Soundtrack (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time – 01:32:13 minutes | 654 MB | Genre: Score / Electronic, Ambient
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: Bandcamp | Artwork: Front Cover

“Good soundtracks aren’t always good indicators of good games, but it’s happily the case with Shadowrun: Hong Kong. The artistry of composer Jon Everist’s work reveals itself in the opening titles, and maintains an atmosphere of subdued mystery through character creation and beyond – spilling over into the first conversations and battles effortlessly and memorably. ” –IGN

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Jon Balke – Warp (2016) [Qobuz 24-96]

Jon Balke – Warp (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 52:21 minutes | 927 MB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz | Artwork: Digital booklet | © ECM

Warp situates the solo piano of Norway’s Jon Balke within a subtle architecture of composed soundscapes, in fluctuating dimensions of space. And what begins as gently exploratory solo piano gradually acquires an almost hallucinatory aspect. Balke’s solo piano, the sound images and the additional field recordings were integrated in the mix of the album at RSI Studio Lugano in September 2015. Warp was produced by Jon Balke and Manfred Eicher.

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Johnny Cash – Sings The Songs That Made Him Famous (1958) [HDTracks 24-96]

Johnny Cash – Sings The Songs That Made Him Famous (1958)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 29:10 minutes | 368 MB | Genre: Country
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Front Cover | © Sun Records

Originally released in 1958, Johnny Cash’s second album was a smash success, with singles such as “Walk The Line” and “Ballad of a Teenage Queen” shooting to the top of the charts and earning Cash a reputation as one of country’s greatest songwriters and performers.

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