20 de agosto de 2010

Voltando aos poucos...

Sim... estou administrando meu tempo aos poucos e estou conseguindo reservar alguns minutos por dia para minha vida virtual.
Ainda não é definitivo... mas o N.S.T. está voltando à ativa aos poucos :D

À proposito... Jackie, por que nunca mais teve postagens suas aqui? E suas revoltas? Está de bem com o mundo?

21 de julho de 2010


Hey guys, I've got 10 posts deleted by DMCA and that's just the beggining.
Does anyone knows another blog platform?

20 de julho de 2010

Jeff Beck - Emotion & Commotion

320 kbps - 40m length - 92 Mb
Come on, this is the newest album by guitar legend Jeff Beck. Do I need to say anything else? I don't think so. Enjoy it!
You can buy it here.

  1. Corpus Christi Carol
  2. Hammerhead
  3. Never Alone
  4. Over the Rainbow
  5. I Put a Spell on You (feat. Joss Stone)
  6. Serene (feat. Olivia Safe)
  7. Lilac Wine (feat. Imelda May)
  8. Nessun Dorma
  9. There's No Other Me (feat. Joss Stone)
  10. Elegy for Dunkirk (feat. Olivia Safe)

Ripperton - Niwa

320 kbps - 66m length - 105 Mb
 As in his label's page:
Ripperton was born in the 70's, one of the most exciting times in music, which would explain his passion for soul music, his 12 inch vinyl collection which knows no bounds and his nickname, (think of one of the best female soul singers of that time).[...] His long-awaited LP is due out in early 2010. Called "Niwa", this modern piece of music mixes different kinds of sounds from varied horizons and will be released on the Dutch 'Green' label owned by friends Joris Voorn & Edwin Oosterwal Touring around the world the last decade, Ripperton spins the melodic and lush end of House, Minimal & Techno.
Definitively one of the most creative Swiss DJs of today, Ripperton is a perfect electronic music chameleon.
 Nothing to say 'bout this one, just that he is great, and I really liked his album. I've listened to A Simple Thing and The Sandbox for months.
You can buy it here.

  1. A Simple Thing
  2. At Peace
  3. Ecotone
  4. The Sandbox
  5. Echocity
  6. L'Ardo
  7. Farra
  8. I Know My Place
  9. A Simple Interlude
  10. Des Promesses Des Couleurs
  11. Leonor's Lanugo
  12. Random Violence [video]
  13. A Train to Nowhere
  14. Solastalgia

Emmanuelle Seigner - Dingue

320 kbps - 36m length - 83 Mb
She's an actress, singer and a former model. As an actress, she's been praised by her roles in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and Frantic. Her singing career started in 2006, when she joined forces with the duo Ultra Orange, becomming Ultra Orange and Emmanuelle. They've released one album, self-titled, in 2007. Personally, I loved their album, it's was a raw pop-rock with beautiful melodies and her sexy vocal.
This is her first solo effort, with a style-change, since this album has more pop than rock on it. I liked it, Iggy Pop does a duo with her in La dernière pluie, my favourite with Dingue. But, being honest, I much prefer her work with Ultra Orange.
You can buy it here.

  1. Dingue [video]
  2. Le fantomê
  3. Le jour parfait [video]
  4. Jamais d'autres que moi
  5. Alone a Barcelone
  6. La dernière pluie (en duo avec Iggy Pop) [studio video]
  7. P'tite pédale
  8. Femme fatale
  9. Emmanuelle
  10. Qui êtes-vous? (en duo avec Roman Polanski)
  11. Autant's aimer autant

Color of Clouds - Satellite of Love

256 VBR - 44m length - 94 Mb
  As in their MySpace:
Indie-folk outfit Color of Clouds hails from Brooklyn and Queens, New York. The group is essentially a songwriting duo, made up of singer Kelli Scarr, who appears on the Roots single 'Birthday Girl', as well as on several tracks on Moby's latest record, and producer Dan Chen, who co-writes with Nicole Atkins, Natalie Walker, and Ivana XL, to name a few.
A perfect combination of Kelli's angelical voice with a indie-folk-electronic instrumental that works wonderfully with her voice.
You can buy it here and here.

  1. Brother
  2. Wonder
  3. Satellite of Love
  4. Left You
  5. Lullysome
  6. The Look
  7. I Want You
  8. Haunts Me (acoustic) [video]
  9. Let Go
  10. Cinderella
  11. Come Back to Me

19 de julho de 2010

Lena - My Cassette Player

192 VBR - 42m length - 54 Mb

As in Wikipedia:
Lena Meyer-Landrut, also known by her stage name Lena, is a German singer. She represented Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 in Oslo, Norway, and won the contest with the song "Satellite". With her three entries from the German national final Unser Star für Oslo (Our Star for Oslo), Meyer-Landrut set an all-time chart record in her home country by debuting with three songs in the top five of the German singles chart. Both "Satellite" and her first album My Cassette Player debuted at number one in Germany, and have been certified double Platinum since.
Almost a pop-overdose this album, haha! If you like the overproduced-but-not-that-much kind of album, this one is for you!

  1. Satellite [video]
  2. My Cassette Player
  3. Not Following
  4. I Like to Bang my Head
  5. My Same
  6. Caterpillar in the Rain
  7. Love Me
  8. Touch a New Day
  9. Bee
  10. You Can't Stop Me
  11. Mr. Curiosity
  12. I Just Want Your Kiss
  13. Wonderful Dreaming

Baths - Cerulean

320 kbps - 50m length - 115 Mb

As in his label's page:
Cerulean is the auspicious debut of L.A.'s Baths. Evolving out of Will Wiesenfeld's varied [Post-Foetus] project, and inspired by the energy of the city's burgeoning beat scene (Daedelus introduced Anticon to Baths), the record represents a clear departure from both – an often warm, acoustic-fueled electronic music that hews closer to the work of contemporaries like Toro Y Moi. By combining songwriting with self-sampling, raw musicianship with synthesized textures, and field recordings with propulsive beats, Baths has created a seething sound-cloud packed with bright moments and prone to unexpected turns.
What a sweet surprise this album is. I've had no idea what it was about, just played. And I fell in love with it in the first beat. A electronic pop with some chillwave on it, its the most delicious (if you can use that adjective to describe an album) album to hear of the year. Its sweet, happy, romantic, dense, lovely. Baths vocal (all the voices that you hear belongs to him) sometimes high-pitched, sometimes sweet, sometimes tense are amazing, as is all the lyrics in the album. And the samples are perfectly put in the songs.
Really, I haven't enjoyed an album that much since The National's High Violet in May. Which I will post, someday.
Ah, I have no idea why, the "version" that I uploaded has two more songs that the "official" release. Well, I don't think you're gonna complain for having two more amazing songs... So, enjoy!
You can WILL buy it here, or maybe here.

  1. Apologetic Shoulder Blades
  2. Lovely Bloodflow
  3. Maximalist
  4. Rafting Starlit Everglades
  5. Aminals (no, this isn't wrong) (personal favorite and the happiest song of the year)
  6. Indoorsy
  7. You're My Excuse To Travel
  8. Rain Smell
  9. Seaside Town
  10. Mecha Joy
  11. Palatial Disappointment
  12. Departure
  13. Hall

Lunic - Lovethief

256 kbps - 40m length - 74 Mb
 As in her last.fm page:
Lunic is the music of American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and poet Kaitee Page. Born and raised in Albany, NY, Page traveled the world before starting Lunic in London, UK in early 2008. A classically trained violist and a self-taught pianist, songwriting was a natural progression for Page, whose music reflects the sounds of each city in which she has lived: Nashville, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York City, & London. In particular the music of the English, Alt/Rock band Muse inspired her to transform poetry into song. Page also cites her other main influences as Placebo, Joy Division, IAMX, Paramore and Metric.
Lovethief is Lunic's debut, released last year. Although being her first album, it shows a mature sound, with inteligent and beautiful lyrics, a very good instrumental and her cute rock voice. You can buy it here.

  1. The Dark House
  2. Masquerade [live acoustic video]
  3. Him [video] [song only]
  4. Love Me
  5. Thieves [song only]
  6.  The Little Room
  7. Mirage
  8. Revenger of the Lot Lizard
  9. Sober
  10. Hypnotized

Gotan Project - Tango 3.0

192 VBR - 44m length - 59 Mb
Tango Project is an album released in 1982, by a assemble of American musicians that came together to release a tango album. This album ressuscited the tango, popularizing it again in the whole world. Their rendition of Carlos Gardel's Por Una Cabeza was very successful, being used in a lot of movies, but is instantly recognized by its use in the emblematic dance-scene of Scent of a Woman, in which a blind Al Pacino dances gracefully with Gabrielle Anwar.
Phillip Cohen Solal, a French, Eduardo Makaroff, an Argentine, and Christopher H. Müller, a Swiss, decided to pay a tribute to this famous project that had brought tango to mainstream again and made a play with the word Tango. They then became Gotan Project. Mixing electronic music (such as beats and samples) with the classic tango, they do the called tango nuevo.
This is their fourth album, and they're still amazing and inventive.

  1. Tango Square
  2. Rayuela
  3. Desilusión
  4. Peligro
  5. La Gloria
  6. Mil Millones
  7. Tu Misterio
  8. De Hombre a Hombre
  9. El Mensajero
  10. Panamericana
  11. Érase Una Vez

18 de julho de 2010

High Places - High Places vs. Mankind

320 kbps - 39m length - 105 Mb
As in Wikipedia:

High Places is an indie rock band originating from Brooklyn, NY, recently relocated to Los Angeles, CA. The band is a duo comprising multi-instrumentalist Rob Barber and vocalist Mary Pearson. [...] Since its inception, High Places has created a signature sound out of using bass-heavy, yet crisp beats, lilting vocal melodies, syncopated rhythmic lines performed on folk percussion instruments, guitar duets turned into treated samples, and percussive lines created from the manipulation of household objects. The duo has an “exquisite corpse” style of songwriting where they exchange ideas back and forth, challenging one another’s expectations. The songwriting is expansive and fluid, all the while managing to be concise. Overall, the compositions are settled and assured. High Places gravitates toward the organic over the electronic, and that natural aesthetic adds warmth and intimacy to the recordings.

Do I need to say anything more? Their sound is GREAT! A criative mix of electronic with organic sounds, with wild beats all over it and the percussion beating the whole album, her voice is smooth and ethereal and somehow fits perfectly well in their sound. Listen to it!
You can buy it here and here.

  1. The Longest Shadows [video]
  2. On Giving Up
  3. She's a Wild Horse
  4. The Channon
  5. Canada
  6. Constant Winter
  7. On a Hill in a Bed on a Road in a House
  8. Drift Slayer
  9. The Most Beautiful Name
  10. When It Comes

Owen Pallett - Heartland

256 kbps - 46m length - 89 Mb
Owen Pallett, once known as Final Fantasy, is a Canadian violinist and singer-songwriter. He also does a lot of string arrangements to bands, had worked with Arcade Fire and Grizzly Bear.
This is his third album, the first under his own name.
According to him:
The songs on Heartland form a narrative concerning a "young, ultra-violent farmer" named Lewis, commanded by an all-powerful narrator—named Owen. It is set in the fictional world of Spectrum. According to Pallett, the songs are one-sided dialogues with Lewis speaking to his creator. Pallett commented that the idea behind Heartland is "preposterous. I wanted to have this contained narrative that has the breadth of a Paul Auster short story." The lyrics raise all sorts of theological questions about believers’ relationship with a deity and the nature of fate, but the construct is just a blank canvas. Pallett said, "Really, it's just all about me. All records are about their singer. I was trying to play with that."
This album is such a masterpiece! I'll put some videos so you can see for youself.

  1. Midnight Directives
  2. Keep The Dog Quiet [live video]
  3. Mount Alpentine
  4. Red Sun No. 5
  5. Lewis Takes Action
  6. The Great Elsewhere
  7. Oh Heartland, Up Yours!
  8. Lewis Take Off His Shirt [video]
  9. Flare Gun
  10. E Is For Estranged [live video]
  11. Tryst With Mephistopheles
  12. What Do You Think Will Happen Now?

RPA & The United Nations of Sound - RPA & The United Nations of Sound

192 kbps - 55m length - 77 Mb
This is the newest release by Richard Ashcroft, the famous singer-songwriter who was Verve's vocalist and had a very successful solo career. To you see how amazing this guy is, since 1997 he has put FIVE consecutives albums in the UK Top 3 album charts. If you don't remember him ('cause I'm sure you know him), see videos for Bitter Sweet Symphony and Music Is Power.
As in Wikipedia:
[...] . The new sound seems to emulate many of Richard's influences described over the years in interviews and seems to close a circle for his solo career. Strings, rap beats, rock-guitar-riffs, voice-loops, ballads and heroic-choir-anthems are the core of the album's sound with Ashcroft's craft for pop tunes and unique melody-making. Also found in the songs are the ever-present religious lyrics for Richard, although here in fuller form.
You can pre-order it here. And you really should. GREAT album.
  1. Are You Ready? [video]
  2. Born Again
  3. America
  4. This Thing Called Life
  5. Beatitudes
  6. Good Loving
  7. How Deep Is Your Man
  8. She Brings Me The Music
  9. Royal Highness
  10. Glory
  11. Life Can Be So beautiful
  12. Let My Soul Rest

Rob Zombie - Past Present & Future

Another of my personal favourites. Past Present & Future, released in 2003, is a retrospective collection of some of the best works from Rob Zombie, both in his solo career and his work with White Zombie, as well as two unreleased tracks, which are: Two-Lane Blacktop (one of my favourites songs in this album) and Girl on Fire. Some of the songs features special participations from other artists too, like Iggy Pop and Alice Cooper. Enjoy!

  1. Thunder Kiss '65
  2. Black Sunshine (feat. Iggy Pop)
  3. Feed the Gods
  4. More Human than Human
  5. Super Charger Heaven
  6. I'm Your Boogieman
  7. Hands of Death (Burn Baby Burn) (feat. Alice Cooper)
  8. The Great American Nightmare (feat. Howard Stern)
  9. Dragula
  10. Living Dead Girl
  11. Superbeast
  12. Feel so Numb
  13. Never Gonna Stop
  14. Demon Speeding
  15. Brick House 2003 (feat. Lionel Ritche and Trina)
  16. Pussy Liquor
  17. Blitzkrieg Bop (Ramones Cover) (EXCELLENT!)
  18. Two-Lane Blacktop
  19. Girl on Fire

15 de julho de 2010


Reuploading some stuff that is off.
New posts tomorrow or saturday.


14 de julho de 2010

SayCet - Through The Window

256 VBR - 47m length - 95 Mb
As in his the MySpace:
Saycet is the project of Pierre Lefeuvre, a french music composer hailing from Paris who cut his teeth listening to Boards of Canada and Múm. [...] Now joined by vocalist Phoene Somsavath who brought her delicate signature, Saycet embraces vivid arrangements and crafts a brand of experimental pop. With discrete vocal samples that breeze in and vanish, waltzing melodies, layered keyboards and detailed electronics, Saycet takes the listener on a timeless journey. The one-year-long collaboration has given birth to a second album to be released THIS year.
Such a beautiful album, it's smooth and relaxing, great ambient/downtempo electronic. The ideal kind of music to close your eyes and forget all that bothers you.

You can buy it here and here.

  1. 15
  2. Easy [video]
  3. Bruyère [video]
  4. Opal
  5. Her Movie
  6. We Walk Fast
  7. And Mama Said: "It's Amazing"
  8. Sunday Morning
  9. Daddy Walks Under The Snow
  10. Fireflies
  11. Kien-Lang
  12. A Night With Trees

Hybrid - Disappear Here

320 kbps - 70m length - 160 Mb
  As in Wikipedia:
Hybrid is a British electronic music group based in Swansea, comprising Mike Truman and Chris Healings, with the addition of Charlotte James completing their 2010 lineup. They are primarily known as a progressive breaks act, although they overlap considerably with progressive house and trance. Over the years the duo have become pioneers of the electronic genre, and have produced three studio albums, all garnering critical acclaim. A fourth studio album, Disappear Here, was released on March 29th 2010.
  1. Empire
  2. Can You Hear Me
  3. Green Shell Suit
  4. Disappear Here
  5. Every Word
  6. The Formula of Fear
  7. City Siren (Reprise)
  8. Salt
  9. Original Sin
  10. Take a Fall
  11. Break My Soul
  12. Numb

Sam Amidon - I See The Sign

256 VBR - 42m length - 74 Mb
 With the word, Pitchfork's review:
Sam Amidon's idea of recomposition-- of excavating Appalachian folksongs; rearranging, repurposing, and creating a dissociation that feels uniquely contemporary-- isn't exactly unprecedented. [...] That's part of what folk music is, and does. What separates Amidon from the scrum of revivalists and archivists is how modern these renditions are. I See the Sign, Amidon's third folk LP, doesn't contain any original tracks, but his interpretations are so singular; [...] Amidon grew up singing folk music in Brattleboro, Vermont; his parents were members of the Word of Mouth chorus, a community choir which performed sacred harp hymns in the 1970s. Culturally, folk music is inextricably linked to the south (and Appalachia in particular), but rural Vermont has birthed its fair share of traditional strummers (pick up Margaret MacArthur's Folksongs of Vermont for an impeccable primer). Amidon inhabits these songs comfortably, with an ease that belies a childhood spent with a fiddle in one hand and a banjo in the other.
I recommend to read the whole review, easier to understand who he is, his influences and the wonderful thing that is his music.

  1. How Come That Blood [live video]
  2. Way Go Lily
  3. You Better Mind
  4. I See The Sign
  5. Johanna The Row-di
  6. Pretty Fair Damsel
  7. Kedron [video]
  8. Rain and Snow
  9. Climbing High Mountain
  10. Relief
  11. Red

13 de julho de 2010

Prince - 20Ten

320 kbps - 40m length - 93 Mb
Do I really need to say something about Prince?
This is his newest album, released a couple days ago. It's been heavily praised by the critics, some said that this is his best album since Sign "☮" the Times, 23 years go
I loved it. Get it while it's online, I think it won't stay long in that way haha :)

  1. Compassion
  2. Beginning Endlessly
  3. Future Soul Song
  4. Sticky Like Clue
  5. Act of God
  6. Lavaux
  7. Walk in Sand
  8. Sea of Everything
  9. Everybody Loves Me
  10. Laydown (hidden track)

LoneLady - Nerve Up

320 kbps - 40m length - 92 Mb

Julie Campbell (a.k.a. LoneLady) is an English singer, that after discovering that she hates being in a band, started her solo career. This is her debut, released in February. A post-punk sound (sure will remember some of Siouxsie, The Cure, Echo and the Bunnymen, and others),with loveable beats that can be dancing or darker, and with an additional instrument: her voice, that she uses so wisely, in a impressive/expressive way.Try it, I was very happy when I discovered her sound :D!
You can buy it here, you can hear her here.

  1. If Not Now
  2. Intuition
  3. Nerve Up
  4. Early the Haste Comes
  5. Marble
  6. Immaterial
  7. Cattletears
  8. Heave No Past
  9. Army
  10. Fear No More

12 de julho de 2010

Jónsi - Go

256 VBR - 40m length - 75 Mb
 Jónsi is an Icelandic musician, well known for his work as vocalist and guitarist in Sigur Rós. This is hist first album solo, not so experimental as in Sigur, more acoustic-oriented, and he sings in english in almost all the songs. Nico Muhly did the string arrangements.
If you know Sigur Rós, you know how amazing Jónsi can be. If you don't know Sigur Rós nor Jónsi, man, you have no idea what you're missing.
You can buy it here.

  1. Go Do [video]
  2. Animal Arithmetic
  3. Tornado
  4. Boy Lilikoi
  5. Sinking Friendships
  6. Kolniður
  7. Around Us
  8. Grow Till Tall
  9. Hengilás

Alcest - Écailles de Lune

320 kbps - 41m length - 98 Mb

Alcest is a one man band from France, that once was a trio of black metal. After two members left, Neige was the only member. That marked a change, since he started doin' more a shoegaze-post metal sound.
This is his second album, released in March. I loved the melodies, and how he mixes the shoegaze-guitar-style with the thrilling ambient of the post metal. A GREAT album, check it out, you won't be disappointed.
You can buy it here, here and here.

  1. Écailles de Lune - Part 1
  2. Écailles de Lune - Part 2
  3. Percées de lumière
  4. Abysses (instrumental)
  5. Solar Song
  6. Sur L'Océan Couleur de Fer  

11 de julho de 2010

Architect - Cosume Adapt Create

256 VBR - 74m length - 113 Mb
 As in his site:

architect is a hybrid of minimalistic drum'n'bass and smooth ambient soundscapes explored by the electronic mastermind daniel meyer.
like an architect who built up his constructions in different layers and channels, also daniel is working with this method by using only sampling tools. he's constructing abstract sonic buildings which seem to be peculiar transparent - like concrete frames without any surfaces in a pleasant familiarity. the cold polyrhythmic drumcodes are bet into a melted ambience of safety and grace. it's the warm timbre of this ambient drum'n bass recording which creates its own unique sonic profile.
 Heavy album, focused on a techno-industrial electronic. I loved it, haha! :D Here is a video-trailer for the album, and here you can buy it.

  1. The Bich is Back
  2. Shadow of Eve
  3. Fast Lane (Freeze Frame)
  4. Unhuman
  5. For You
  6. So I Went Out
  7. Unhuman (Reprise Francaise)
  8. Attack Ships on Fire
  9. Pure
  10. I Lost My 808 OnA Rainy Day
  11. Awake (Album Version)
  12. The Beauty and the Beat (Rooka)
  13. Wachsmuth

10 de julho de 2010

Die Antwoord - $O$

320 VBR - 67m length - 133 Mb

Die Antwoord is one the weirdest bands that I like. Most of the time I really don't like rap, but those guys do something different (which I'm not sure of what it is) that is trully amazing!
In their Enter the Ninja video, Ninja describes them as a mix of a lot of cultures (as is South Africa, from where they came) and people, such as whites, blacks, afrikaans, all "fucked into one person". Their sound incorporates a lot of the zef culture, a "South African slang term that decribes a unique South African style which is modern and trashy and also includes out-of-date, discarded cultural and style elements."¹. The trio is Ninja, Yo-Landi Vi$$er and DJ Hi-Tek.
See the videos and (try to) understand about the zef side. You can also go to their site and try to figure out something at the secret chamber and read the bio, haha!

  1. Whatever Man
  3. Enter The Ninja [video]
  4. Wat Pomp (feat. Jack Parow) [video]
  5. Wie Maak Die Jol Vol (Feat. Isaac Mutant, Knoffel, Jaak Paarl & Scallywag)
  6. Rich Bitch [live video]
  7. I Don't Need You
  8. Very Fancy
  9. Dagga Puff
  10. My Best Friend (Feat. The Flying Dutchman AKA Neo Sa)
  11.  Liewe Maatjies
  12. $copie
  13. Beat Boy
  14. Super Evil
  15. Doos Dronk (Feat. Jack Parow & Fokofpoliciekar)
  16. $O$
  17. Jou Ma Se Poes 'N Fish Paste Jar

KT Tunstall - Push That Knot Away

The newest single by the Scottish singer-songwriter released yesterday from her brand new album Tiger Suit, that will be released in September.

Get it here and see the video here.
Reuploaded 13th July

9 de julho de 2010

Boris - Variations

As in Wikipedia:
Boris is a Japanese musical group, known for their genre-hopping in between and on records. As of 2008, personnel are drummer/vocalist Atsuo, bassist/guitarist/vocalist Takeshi, and guitarist/vocalist Wata.
This is a compilation album, more focused on their heavy rock. If you want to headbang, this is the album haha!

  1. Introduction
  2. Korosu
  3. PINK
  4. Woman On The Screen
  5. Yesterday Morning
  6. Rainbow
  7. a bao a qu
  8. Statement
  9. My Neighbor Satan
  10. Floor Shaker
  11. Naki Kyoku
  12. 1970
  13. Farewell

The Bird and the Bee - Interpreting the Masters Volume 1: A Tribute to Daryl Hall and John Oates

As in Wikipedia:
The Bird and the Bee is an indie/Synthpop/alternative musical duo from Los Angeles, consisting of musicians Inara George ("the bird") and Greg Kurstin ("the bee"). The record features eight classic Hall & Oates covers along with the original song "Heard It on the Radio". Shirley Manson of alternative rock group Garbage performs backing vocals during the chorus of their cover of the 1981 Billboard Hot 100 #1 single "Maneater".
Sweet album of very well done covers! You can buy it here

  1. Heard It on the Radio
  2. I Can't Go For That
  3. Rich Girl
  4. Sara Smile
  5. Kiss on My List
  6. Maneater
  7. She's Gone
  8. Private Eyes
  9. One on One 

8 de julho de 2010

An (not so) important notice.

As Thym couldn't log in as he was late for an appointment that I don't know what is about, the 18h00 programmed post couldn't be posted by him. I took care of it.

(Happy now, boss?)

Heaven & Hell - The Devil You Know

Well... this one is SPECIAL. One of my personal favourites Heavy Metal albums of EVERY collection that I have here. And I'm FANATIC for Judas Priest. The Devil You Know is the ONLY Studio release from the project Heaven & Hell, which is formed by an earlier Sabbath's line up, also known as the EPIC "Dio-Era". Yes kids, Ronnie James Dio is here for your joy and happiness (not as a ghost)! I think that explains what makes this album so special, huh :D
Sorry old Sabbath's veterans, but no Ozzy here this time either...
Personal song recomendation: BIBLE BLACK!


  1. Atom and Evil
  2. Fear
  3. Bible Black
  4. Double the Pain
  5. Rock and Roll Angel
  6. The Turn of the Screw
  7. Eating the Cannibals
  8. Follow the Tears
  9. Neverwhere
  10. Breaking into Heaven

Trentemøller - Into the Great Wide Yonder

320 kbps - 54m length - 127 Mb
 As the bio in his site:
The Copenhagen based Danish producer and multi instrumentalist started out with a number of yet classic single productions. [...] To expand his horizon and show the world another side of his musical personality he worked on his debut album ‘The Last Resort’ (2006). [...] And now, in 2010, there’s ‘Into The Great Wide Yonder’, Trentemøller’s second artist album. The follow up of ‘The Last Resort’ show an artist that’s willing to take risks, find inspiration in new places and move beyond the sound of his previous album. Trentemøller: ‘Of course I didn’t want to make the same record twice. That would have been boring.’ Instead he just started to collect new ideas, without thinking too much about the direction the music would take him: ‘The only thing I knew was that I’d want the music to be more organic, warm and not typical electronic sounding‘.
Even if you're not much into electronic music, you should listen to this one. It's so charming, well done, such a great atmosphere the whole album!
You can buy it here.

  1. The Mash and the Fury
  2. Sycamore Feeling [video]
  3. Past the Beginning of the End
  4. Shades of Marble
  5. ... Even Though You're With Another Girl
  6. Häxan
  7. Metamorphis
  8. Silver Surfer, Ghost Rider Go!!!
  9. Neverglade
  10. Tide
Reuploaded 13th July

El Perro del Mar - Love Is Not Pop

192 kbps - 33m length - 53 Mb
El Perro del Mar is the alias of Sarah Assbring, a Swedish girl who crafts sweet songs about love, desilusions, break-ups, missing the loved one, in a delicate and gentle way. The album isn't sad, it's melancholic and beautiful, since she's a very skilled songwriter and sings in calm and tender way, that suits perfectly with the album's mood. I also love the title, "love is not pop", it's not a question, there's no doubt on it, it's a statement: love is not easy, love is not to everyone, not everyone can or will enjoy it.
I really like this album a lot, one of the best musical surprises that I had last year. I've put a "bonus song", a remix of Change of Heart made by Rakamonie, a.k.a. Robyn.
You can buy it here, here and here.

  1. Gotta Get Smart
  2. Change of Heart [video]
  3. L Is For Love
  4. Let Me In
  5. Heavenly Arms (this is a Lou Reed's cover) [live video]
  6. Is It Something (To Have Wept For)
  7. A Better Love
  8. Bonus song: Change of Heart (Rakamonie Remix)

7 de julho de 2010

Clogs - The Creatures in the Garden of Lady Walton

224 VBR - 42m length - 67 Mb
As said in the bio at their site:

Clogs are four musicians from the U.S. and Australia whose work traverses time and place and through which seemingly disparate influences are seamlessly drawn in. They compose and improvise using sounds and textures from across the musical spectrum—the immediacy of folk and rock music, twisted Americana, the complexity of modern composition.
The Creatures in the Garden of Lady Walton (2010) is Clogs’ highly anticipated fifth album and most recent release, following their critically acclaimed, Lantern (2006). The Creatures is their first album of songs after four primarily instrumental releases; a song-cycle composed by Padma Newsome for the group with extensive vocal work from Shara Worden of My Brightest Diamond. Other guests include Sufjan Stevens, Aaron Dessner and Matt Berninger of The National and the Osso String Quartet.
 Do I need to say anything else? Just look at the people who worked in the album and who are the band. Amazing sound, mixing classical influence and virtuosi (without being boring) in catchy melodies with astonishing vocal perfomances that hypnotizes you and makes you drift away. Sharon's voice is one of the most beautiful things ever and if you don't believe me, go to the band's MySpace and see for yourself (and if you also don't know My Brightest Diamond, man, you have no idea what you're missing). One of my favourite albums of this year!
You can buy it here, here, here and here!

  1. Cocodrillo
  2. I Used to Do
  3. On the Edge
  4. Red Seas
  5. The Owl of Love
  6. Adages of Cleansing
  7. Last Song
  8. To Hugo
  9. Raise the Flag
  10. We Were Here

Wild Nothing - Gemini

Sweet retro pop rock. Read more about it here.

  1. Live in Dreams
  2. Summer Holiday [song only]
  3. Drifter
  4. Pessimist
  5. O Lilac
  6. Bored Games
  7. Confirmation
  8. My Angel Lonely
  9. The Witching Hour
  10. Chinatown [video]
  11. Our Composition Book
  12. Gemini

6 de julho de 2010

Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid

192 VBR - 68m length - 89 Mb
Janelle Monáe is an American singer, songwriter and dancer. An amazing perfomer, she did one of the greatest albums of the year (in my opinion): creative, beautiful, with a very strong history on it, as explains Wikipedia:
In a November 2009 interview, Monáe revealed the title and concept behind her album, The ArchAndroid. The album was released on 18 May 2010. The second and third suites of Metropolis are combined into this full-length release, in which Monáe's alter-ego, Cindi Mayweather—also the protagonist of Metropolis: The Chase Suite— becomes a messiah-esque figure to the android community of Metropolis. [...] The Metropolis concept series draws inspiration from a wide range of musical, cinematic and other sources, ranging from Alfred Hitchcock to Debussy to Philip K. Dick. However, the series puts Fritz Lang's 1927 silent film Metropolis, which Monáe referred to as "the godfather of science-fiction movies," in special regard. Aside from sharing a name, they also share visual styles (the cover for The ArchAndroid is inspired by the iconic poster for Metropolis), conceptual themes and political goals, using expressionistic future scenarios to examine and explode contemporary ideas of prejudice and class.
Give it a try, it really deserve, and I'm pretty sure that you also will be enchanted by this cute young girl who has a powerful voice and dances really well haha!

You can buy it here and here.

  1. Overture II
  2. Dance or Die (feat. Saul Williams)
  3. Faster
  4. Locked Inside
  5. Sir Greendown
  6. Cold War
  7. Tightrope (feat. Big Boi) [video] [live video (you MUST watch this one)]
  8. Neon Gumbo
  9. Oh, Maker
  10. Come Alive (War of the Roses)
  11. Mushrooms & Roses
  12. Overture III
  13. Neon Valley Street
  14. Make the Bus (feat. of Montreal)
  15. Wondaland
  16. 57821 (feat. Deep Cotton)
  17. Say You'll Go
  18. BapbopbyeYa

Thrushes - Night Falls

256~320 VBR - 38m length - 79 Mb
As said in their MySpace:
Thrushes premise is strikingly simple. Rock music should be beautiful. Elevating grand canyon reverberation to high art and venerating Phil Spector as the patron saint of sonic emotion, Thrushes craft gorgeous noise pop and swirling dream rock lullabies. Armed with stacks of old Crystals records played at the dark edge of town, this is the sound of blood on blood.
 Somekind of shoegaze, with a cute and sweet female vocal, with a bit of pop in the middle of very well crafted songs. They're GREAT. You can buy it here.

  1. Trees
  2. Crystals
  3. Used to You
  4. As Much to Lose
  5. Night Falls
  6. Juggernaut
  7. Skywave
  8. Love Song
  9. Tattoo
  10. Weather Vane
Reuploaded 13th July

5 de julho de 2010

Aina – Days of Rising Doom

Aina is an EPIC Metal Superproject created by Sascha Paeth (Heaven's Gate, Luca Turilli, Rhapsody of Fire, Kamelot) with the epic participation of members from ALL OVER THE WORLD and from EVERY SINGLE METAL/HARD ROCK GENRES/SUBGENRES. It contains only 1 album (divided in 2 cd's), which was released in 2003.


Disc 1: Days Of Rising Doom

  1. Aina Overture
  2. Revelations
  3. Silver Maiden (singer: Michael Kiske)
  4. Flight Of Torek (singer: Tobias Sammet)
  5. Naschtok Is Born
  6. The Beast Within
  7. The Siege Of Aina
  8. Talon's Last Hope
  9. Rape Of Oria
  10. Son Of Sorvahr
  11. Serendipity (singer: Michael Kiske)
  12. Lalae Amer
  13. Rebellion (singer: Glenn Hughes)
  14. Oriana's Wrath
  15. Restoration

Disc 2: The Story Of Aina

  1. The Story Of Aina
  2. The Beast Within - (single version)
  3. Ve Toura Sol - Rape Of Oria - (Ainae version)
  4. Flight Of Torek - (single version)
  5. Silver Maiden - (alternate version)
  6. Talon's Last Hope - (demo)
  7. The Siege Of Aina - (single version)
  8. The Story Of Aina - (instrumental)


Morcheeba - Blood Like Lemonade

256 kbps - 45m length - 82 Mb
Morcheeba consists of brother Paul Godfrey, the DJ, Ross Godfrey, the multi-instrumentalist and the smooth-sweet-soul-like voice of Skye Edwards who came back in the band, after seven years out. This is was released June 7.
Their sound fits in the trip-hop/downtempo genre as you'll see in the video. If you want to buy it, you can go here.

  1. Crimson
  2. Even Tough [video]
  3. Blood Like Lemonade
  4. Mandala
  5. I Am the Spring
  6. Recipe for Disaster
  7. Easier Said Than Done
  8. Cut to the Bass
  9. Self-Made Man
  10. Beat of the Drum

Robyn - Body Talk PT. 1

Robyn is a Swedish pop-singer, who rose to fame after her successful 2005 release Robyn, which spawned some hits like Handle Me, With Every Heartbeat, Konichiwa Bitches and Cobrastyle.
After five years without releasing a single new song, she came back with might and main, and released the first album of three that she intends to put off this year. The second part has already a release date of September 6.
She's one of the few pop artists that I trully admire and follow the career. You can buy it here.

  1. Don't Fucking Tell Me What To Do [3D interative video on her site]
  2. Fembot [live video]
  3. Dancing On My Own [video]
  4. Cry When You Get Older
  5. Dancehall Queen
  6. None of Dem (featuring Röyksopp)
  7. Hang With Me (Acoustic)
  8. Jag vet en dejlig Rosa

Battlelore - Discography

Hail! This one will be a special post in tribute to one of my favourite bands! I'll constantly update this post as new albums get released. Battlelore is a "beauty and the beast" style Metal and all its songs are centered around J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth tales, like Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, etc. Well... enough story and let's go to the albums!

(Click on the name of the album to download).

Where the Shadows Lie (2002)

  1. Swordmaster
  2. The Grey Wizard
  3. Raging Goblin
  4. Journey to Undying Lands
  5. Shadowgate
  6. Fangorn
  7. The Green Maid
  8. Khazad-Dûm Pt.1 (Ages of Mithril)
  9. Ride with the Dragons

Sword's Song (2003)

  1. Sons of Riddermark
  2. Sword's Song
  3. The Mark of the Bear
  4. Buccaneers Inn
  5. Attack of the Orcs
  6. Dragonslayer
  7. Khazad-Dûm Pt.2 (Silent Caverns)
  8. Horns of Gondor
  9. The War of Wrath
  10. Forked Height
  11. Starlight Kingdom
  12. The Curse of the Kings (Bonustrack)

Third Age of the Sun (2005)

  1. Usvainen Rhûn
  2. Storm of the Blades
  3. Ghân of the Woods
  4. Gwaith-i-Mírdain
  5. Trollshaws
  6. Elves of Lúva
  7. Valier - Queens of the Valar
  8. Thousand Caves
  9. Cloaked In Her Unlight
  10. Of Orcs and Elves
  11. Touch of Green and Gold
  12. Pallando - Forgotten Wizards I
  13. Gollum's Cry
  14. Alatar - Forgotten Wizards II
  15. Elessar's Call (Bonus Track)
  16. Dwimmerlaik (Bonus Track)

Evernight (2007)

  1. House of Heroes
  2. Ocean's Elysium
  3. Summon the Wolves
  4. We Are the Legions
  5. Into the New World
  6. Longing Horizon
  7. Mask of Flies
  8. The Cloak and the Dagger
  9. Beneath the Waves

  1. Third Imortal
  2. Exile the Daystar
  3. The Great Gathering
  4. Guardians
  5. Voice of the Fallen
  6. Daughter of the Sun
  7. Green Dragon
  8. Awakening
  9. Epic Dreams
  10. Moontower
  11. The Star of High Hope

Well, that's it! Enjoy! \,,/

Savage Circus - Dreamland Manor

Here I am again with another epic album! It's the debut album from the Power Metal band Savage Circus released in 2005. I don't have much to say about this one, just download and see for yourself! My favourite song here is Tomorrowland.

  1. Evil Eyes
  2. Between the Devil and the Seas
  3. Waltz of the Demon
  4. Tomorrowland
  5. It - The Gathering
  6. Beyond Reality
  7. When Hell Awakes
  8. Ghost Story
  9. Born Again by the Night

Falkenbach - Heralding the Fireblade

Hail! This is the most recent Falkenbach's album, released in 2005. It contains re-recorded songs that were intented to be in the debut album Fireblade, which was shelved in 1995. My favourite song here is Skirnir! Enjoy!

  1. Heathen Foray
  2. ...of Forests Unknown...
  3. Hávamál
  4. Roman Land
  5. Heralder
  6. Læknishendr
  7. Walkiesjar
  8. Skirnir

4 de julho de 2010

Julian Lynch - Mare

256 VBR m4a - 36m length - 75 Mb

As said in last.fm:
Lynch once worked for Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, and now studies ethnomusicology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and you can hear those diverse influences at work on Mare: The music is recorded on humble equipment, is rough around the edges, and pulls liberally from lots of different genres. There are traces of drone, noise, and African percussion, for instance, alongside more traditional pop and rock elements. His instrumentation is unusual and eclectic, incorporating clarinet, watery guitar lines, shuffling maracas, and delicate drum work. But where bedroom pop tends to be somber and even unsettling at times, Lynch’s music is very much at ease with itself. And it sounds very organic. Tracks are experimental in composition but ultimately echo the mood of folk or country— music that feels like it should be played outdoors.
 Pitchfork also did a review of Mare and named it Best New Music. If you like it, you can buy it here and here.

  1. Just Enough [song only]
  2. Mare [song only]
  3. A Day at The Racetrack
  4. Stomper
  5. Interlude
  6. Still Racing
  7. Ears [song only]
  8. Ruth, My Sister
  9. Travelers
  10. In New Jersey [video] [song only]

Demons & Wizards - Touched by the Crimson King

Okay guys, If there's an exact word that can describe this album, the word is EPIC! It's the second album from the musical project Demons & Wizards, released in 2005 (the album, not the project lol). It even contains a cover of a certain Led Zeppelin's song! One cookie if you guess which is the song (piece of cake if you are a lover of classic rock like me, haha). Enjoy!

  1. Crimson King
  2. Beneath these Waves
  3. Terror Train
  4. Seize the Day
  5. The Gunslinger
  6. Love ´s Tragedy Asunder
  7. Wicked Witch
  8. Dorian
  9. Down Where I Am
  10. Immigrant Song

2 de julho de 2010

Tarot - Suffer Our Pleasures

Hail! This is the sixth album by the Finnish Power/Heavy Metal band Tarot. Listen while you play some action/horror game like Left 4 Dead. The songs fits perfectly with the game (I've experienced it myself).

  1. I Rule
  2. Pyre of Gods
  3. Rider of the Last Day
  4. Follow the Blind
  5. Undead Son
  6. Of Time and Dust
  7. From the Void
  8. Convulsions
  9. From the Shadows
  10. Painless

First Timer

Hail! I'll be contributing with the blog and helping Thym every now and then. My specialities are from Hard Rock to Epic Metal (and all the other subgenres that I don't need to detail). So that's it and happy blog (re)inauguration! Cya! \,,/


Let's make a new start with this: I deleted all the old posts, cause most of them were off.
Ah, I also excluded the "comments", cause there was only spam. So, if you want to say something (nice, I hope) use the shoutbox.
Soon there will be new posts, and maybe I'll post some of the old links that were still online (!).