5.1 and Hi-Res DVD-Audio and Blu-Ray Audio

5.1 and Hi-Res DVD-Audio and Blu-Ray Audio
“John Luther Adams' Become Desert is a remarkable expansion on the ideas he developed for his Pulitzer-winning (and Grammy-winning) work, Become Ocean. While not necessarily a sequel in the literal sense, the recording certainly shares multiple elements with it's predecessor including, most significantly, the renewal of Adams' creative partnership with conductor Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony.
The second disc in the package is a DVD which includes a 5.1 surround mix of the recording, as...

A super-duper deluxe edition of the 1970 art rock classic debut album by Barclay James Harvest.

"Features an additional 33 bonus tracks drawn from new 5. 1 surround sound and stereo mixes from the original multi-track master tapes, BBC radio sessions from 1968 and 1971, and non-album singles along with the 1968 short film Mr. Sunshine.
The set also includes a lavishly illustrated 68-page book with previously unseen photographs and an essay by BJH specialists Keith and Monika Domone...

2016 deluxe 3 disc set of this classic 1974 release by BJH, which includes (a) a new re-master of the original stereo mix, a new remix from the original multi-track tapes, revealing new details and sounds and (c) 5.1 and hi-res files.
Includes a illustrated booklet, many photos and seven bonus tracks!

"The sound they came up with is beautiful, timeless, and very powerful. Shorn of their orchestra, and having to rely on keyboard player Woolly Wolstenholme's amazing ability with the Mellotron...

2016 deluxe 3 disc set of this classic 1977 release by BJH, which includes (a) a new re-master of the original stereo mix, a new remix from the original multi-track tapes, revealing new details and sounds and (c) 5.1 and hi-res files.
Includes a illustrated booklet, many photos and six bonus tracks!

"The album followed in the wake of “Everyone is Everybody Else”, “Barclay James Harvest Live”, “Time Honoured Ghosts” & “Octoberon” for Polydor records and was a Top Thirty album in the UK and...

2003 remaster with 5 bonus tracks, this reissue was coordinated by Mark Powell and the booklet was designed by Phil Smee and includes lots of great photos and information! Originally released October, 1976. "BJH bring to mind so many influences yet rem...

"Esoteric Recordings are proud to announce the release of a newly re-mastered and expanded edition of the classic gold selling 1978 album by BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST, “XII”. Originally released in September 1978, the album was another big selling release for the band achieving Silver disc status in the UK and Gold in Germany.
The album struck a chord with the record buying public thanks to tracks such as ‘Berlin’, ‘In Search of England’, ‘Nova Lepidoptera’ and more, and its popularity continues to...

“Recorded in the Autumn of 1975 at Abbey Road studios (with some sessions also taking place at AIR studios in London), SUNBURST FINISH was the third album by Be Bop Deluxe and the first to feature the line-up of BILL NELSON (vocals, guitars, keyboards), CHARLIE TUMAHAI (bass, vocals), ANDY CLARK (keyboards) and SIMON FOX (drums). It was also the first Be-Bop album to be co-produced by BILL NELSON and JOHN LECKIE. An album of immense musical inventiveness and creativity, SUNBURST FINISH was one of the...

"Tim Bowness follows 2015’s Stupid Things That Mean The World - Top 10 in the UK ‘Rock’, ‘Vinyl’ and ‘Prog’ charts - with a release unlike any in his back catalogue.
Lost In The Ghost Light is a concept album revolving around the onstage and backstage reflections of a fictional ‘classic’ Rock musician in the twilight of his career. It is a grand statement about a grand era of music making and an undoubted highlight of Bowness’s career.
Ranging from the hypnotic opener Worlds Of Yesterday to th

John Coltrane - tenor saxophone
Paul Chambers - bass
Jimmy Cobb - drums
Wynton Kelly - piano
With guests:
Stan Getz - tenor saxophone
Oscar Peterson - piano

“Original master concert recording from March 28th, 1960 in the city of Düsseldorf, Germany, recorded at the Apollo Theater, a theater which was converted into a TV studio by WDR. Previously unreleased, respectively released for the first time in 2010 -- a release in the WDR The Cologne Broadcasts series.”

"The album is the result of an improvised session that took place in a church on the island of Sardinia between the musicians from one of Hungary's most acclaimed jazz groups, Djabe and acclaimed guitarist Steve Hackett.
The collaborations between the band and the former Genesis guitarist and acclaimed solo artist began in 2007. Steve Hackett has appeared on the concert stage with Djabe performing both Genesis and Hackett solo material and Djabe compositions. This album is their first collaborative...

After In A Glass House, Giant and their record label made a concerted effort to 'break the band' in the USA, and the band toured here constantly. Signing with Capitol, they released 3 great studio albums that gave the band a slightly more rockified and...

After In A Glass House, Giant and their record label made a concerted effort to 'break the band' in the USA, and the band toured here constantly. Signing with Capitol, they released 3 great studio albums that gave the band a slightly more rockified and...

"Following the highly successful releases of the Steven Wilson's remixes of The Power And The Glory and Octopus, Steven has now remixed a specially curated selection of songs and compositions from the band's first three albums (Giant, Acquiring the Taste, Three Friends) presented in both 5.1 surround sound and stereo.
Only a few songs from each of the band's first three albums are known to exist as multi-tracks, with the rest presumably lost, and it is these nine tracks - plus the previously

Audiophile 24/88.2 recording and stereo/multi-channel mix. Playable on any CD player.

"I have probably listened to a track from this album or the whole album every week since 2007. The CD travels with me to audio dealers and hi-fi shows. The recording is crystalline and showcases the magnificent cymbal prowess of Paul Motian who keeps rhythm like no other drummer. The recording highlights the fantastic fingerwork of Gordon Grdina on his electric guitar, and especially on his oud. And the...

“Many Hackett fans consider "Defector" to be the last album from his classic solo period. The album is another solid effort from Hackett featuring a nice mix of vocal and instrumental songs. The emphasis here is still on progressive rock in the classic 70's style, but you also hear the beginning of some of the stylings which would feature on Hackett's later releases. Defector was Steve Hackett's highest charting album in the UK (No.9). Released in 1980, it featured the same band as Spectral Mornings...

“Following the tremendous success of 2017’s ‘The Night Siren’ (charted at #22 in Germany, #28 in the UK), legendary former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett will release his new studio album ‘At The Edge Of Light’.
The album which features ten songs, sees Steve unite a vast amount of styles ranging from guitar driven rock to epic orchestration, from world music to the reflective and atmospheric all brought together in Steve Hackett’s unique style.
Hackett will present the album live as part of...

“Following the tremendous success of 2017’s ‘The Night Siren’ (charted at #22 in Germany, #28 in the UK), legendary former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett will release his new studio album ‘At The Edge Of Light’.
The album which features ten songs, sees Steve unite a vast amount of styles ranging from guitar driven rock to epic orchestration, from world music to the reflective and atmospheric all brought together in Steve Hackett’s unique style.
Hackett will present the album live as part of...

"Guitar virtuoso and rock legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), releases his latest album The Night Siren. As implied in the title, The Night Siren is a wake-up call... the warning of a siren sounding in this era of strife and division.
The Night Siren showcases Steve’s incredible guitar as strongly as ever, along with musicians from several different countries who Steve invited to join him in celebrating multicultural diversity and unity. This includes singers from Israel and Palestine, who..

"Guitar virtuoso and rock legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), releases his latest album The Night Siren. As implied in the title, The Night Siren is a wake-up call... the warning of a siren sounding in this era of strife and division.
The Night Siren showcases Steve’s incredible guitar as strongly as ever, along with musicians from several different countries who Steve invited to join him in celebrating multicultural diversity and unity. This includes singers from Israel and Palestine, who..

This is a great, great price on the 5.1 edition of this release. In addition to the regular album you get 2 bonus tracks on the CD, as well as a Blu-Ray which has the album in 5.1 as well as hi-res stereo versions, and interviews with Steve about....

For some unfathomable reason, this fine 1975 album, their sixth, has never really been generally reissued and no one really has explained why. It certainly is not because of the quality of the material, because this is considered one of their finest by many and also considered the last of their string of total classics from the early 70s.

This release has the classic lineup of Dave Brock, Nik Turner, Lemmy, Simon House, Simon King and Alan Powell, and was the last album with Lemmy. This is newly..

“Ever the hugely popular IQ album that saw the return of Peter Nichols to the fold in the early nineties is now 25 years young!
To mark this occasion GEP are releasing a special definitive 3 disc edition of the album with a 2018 remix by Mike Holmes. Presented in a 4 panel digipak format with a 40 page booklet, the package includes extra material on the first disc, along with newly recorded live versions of the whole album on disc 2.
Disc 3 (DVD) contains a surround sound mix of the studio album.

"2018 marks 50 years since progressive folk-rock band Jethro Tull jumped onto the British music scene. To kick off this exciting anniversary year, we present you with the 40th anniversary ‘New Shoes Edition’ of Heavy Horses, a 3CD/ 2DVD boxset released by Parlophone Records. This edition will feature the original album, plus additional studio recordings, live material and an extensive new booklet.
Released between Songs From The Wood (1977) and Stormwatch (1979), Heavy Horses was the second of a....

This set expands the legendary group's 1979 album with Steven Wilson's newly remixed version of the original, plus studio outtakes, an entire unreleased concert recorded in 1980, and more. Stormwatch is the twelfth studio album by the progressive rock group Jethro Tull, released September 1979. It is considered the last in the trilogy of folk-rock albums the band started with Songs from the Wood in 1977 and continued the following year with Heavy Horses.
It was the final album to feature the classic...

Tull’s first and there is some great stuff here, even if much bluesier than what was to come.

“Digitally remastered edition of the legendary band's 1968 debut with the Steven Wilson remix of the original, plus rare recordings and new mixes.
Includes the original album and bonus tracks remixed in stereo by Steven Wilson plus: live BBC sessions recorded in 1968, original mono mix and original 1968 U.K. stereo mix and original album and bonus tracks remixed by Steven Wilson in 4.1 DTS and AC3..

A note from Ian Anderson: "Well, here we are with a slight return to the heady years of 1976 and the notion that you’re never too old to rock and roll.

Remixed by Steven Wilson and unleashing upon an unprepared fan base the additional tracks, TV show recordings as well as other goodies, this collection brings back memories for me at any rate.

Unfortunately, some memories have not returned to their rightful owner as I have little recollection of even recording the additional...

Beat was the second release by the 80s King Crimson, which featured the powerful lineup of Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Tony Levin and Bill Bruford, all of it sympathetically remixed and expanded by Steven Wilson. This isn't one of the most essential albums in the cannon, imo, but it's a good album and this is the best version you can get of it.

"Beat is the 11th release in the acclaimed King Crimson 40th anniversary series. The classic album has been mixed for 5.1 Surround Sound from the original..

Note: This is my personal opinion: Not even Robert Fripp can polish the sonic turd that is Earthbound and make it sound 'good'. Still, the Summit Studios stuff is quite good quality and there are bonus tracks which are better than most of what was originally on the album.

"The thirteenth release in the King Crimson 40th Anniversary series.
Earthbound was originally issued in 1972 and marked the final statement by the band's Islands-era incarnation.

* The CD features an...

This is the new-new version of ITWOP, newly remixed by Steven Wilson with lots and lots of new things.

The CD has a new stereo mix made from the original multi-track tapes as well as three previously unreleased bonus tracks from the same...

Yes, the previous four studio albums were anywhere from very good to amazing, but this album signaled a new beginning and the emergence of a band that was one of the great, far-reaching groups whose influence is still being felt to this day and which...

Yes, it's overkill, but it's kind of magnificent overkill, as it includes every recording there is by this band and much more. Read below to see what is included in this insanely deluxe set. The live performance DVD is beyond revelatory, as is the...

"Featuring 41 minutes of music in stereo (CD) and high resolution stereo (DVD-A), playable on all DVD players."

The surprising reunion tour that led to a 'everyone knew they would do this' but still quite groovy live disc....

Their underrated third album and my 2nd favorite acid album back in the day (along with Soft Machine's Third [FACELIFT, dude] and We're Only In It For The Money; I guess I was into scaring myself!). "The black abyss where jazz and rock meet", it was...

• Three CDs featuring over three and a half hours of material performed during the band’s five nights residency at Teatro Metropolitan, Mexico City in July 2017 + audio extras.
• One Blu-Ray featuring over two hours of multi camera HD recorded footage from Mexico City. Audio soundtrack in 24/48 LPCM Hi-res stereo & 5.1 DTS HD-MA, with “picture off” mode allowing the music to be heard independently in pristine, lossless audio.
• Four disc set presented in two mini-vinyl style gatefold packs with..

This is the six disc version.
Ever since Robert Fripp re-formed King Crimson and started touring, this is the set that all the fans who saw and were blown away by the shows (and those that couldn't attend the shows) have been waiting and waiting for.
Robert Fripp: Guitar & keyboard
Mel Collins: Saxes & flute
Gavin Harrison: Drums
Jakko Jakszyk: Guitar & voice
Tony Levin: Basses & stick
Pat Mastelotto: Drums
Bill Rieflin: Drums & keyboards

“This is King Crims

Ever since Robert Fripp re-formed King Crimson and started touring, this is the set that all the fans who saw and were blown away by the shows (and those that couldn't attend the shows) have been waiting and waiting for. And we have a monstrously groovy price on this 4 disc, amazing set!
Robert Fripp: Guitar & keyboard
Mel Collins: Saxes & flute
Gavin Harrison: Drums
Jakko Jakszyk: Guitar & voice
Tony Levin: Basses & stick
Pat Mastelotto: Drums
Bill Rieflin: Drums & keyboa

"The complete STUDIO AND LIVE 1970-72 King Crimson captured on 21 CDs, 4 blu-ray discs and 2 DVDs (all audio content) and presented in a 12” box with booklet, memorabilia, a further downloadable concert, and sleeve-notes by Sid Smith, Jakko Jakszyk and David Singleton.

Sailor's Tales features a wealth of previously unheard studio recordings - from band rehearsals to full alternate mixes - alongside a vast array of live material, much of it on CD/blu-ray for the first time and including four....

This is the HUGE box that someone, somewhere will get bludgeoned to death by his or her angry spouse with. Talk about a selling point!

"Limited to a single pressing run, Starless offers an in-depth overview of King Crimson's celebrated mid...

This was the sixth 'studio' album (75% of it is live, actually) and back in reinvigorated form with John Wetton, Bill Bruford, David Cross and bad Bob Fripp, who puts in one of his finest ever performances, as does everyone else!

Includes the...

"The Power to Believe, originally issued in 2003 is King Crimson’s final studio album, to date. Drawing in part on material issued on the 2001 live mini-album Level 5 and the 2002 studio mini-album Happy With What You Have to be Happy With, the album represented the final statement from the double duo which had recorded and toured from 2000.
It was produced by Machine with post-production work by David Singleton and Robert Fripp allowing for the inclusion of additional elements and edits prior to...

"When the Double Trio line of Fripp, Belew, Levin, Mastelotto, Bruford, and Gunn wanted to develop new material at the end of the THRAK-era in 1997 they broke down into smaller groups, a process which Fripp dubbed fraKctalisation.
This resulted in a series of different groupings which were called The ProjeKcts – resulting in a series of releases now gathered on the Heaven & Earth boxed set.
When the individual players regrouped as King Crimson the band was now a double duo consisting of...

"Between April and July 1974 King Crimson embarked on a tour of Canada and America which has come to be recognised as one of the most powerful series of concerts performed not just by Fripp, Cross, Wetton and Bruford but by any band of the era...

Robert Fripp: Guitar, Soundscapes
Adrian Belew: Guitar, Voice, Words
Trey Gunn: Stick, Backing Vocals
Tony Levin: Upright & Electric Basses, Backing Vocals
Pat Mastelotto: Acoustic & Electronic Percussions
Bill Bruford: Acoustic & Electronic Percussions

"A 16 disc limited edition box set featuring studio and live recordings - many previously unreleased - from King Crimson's mid-1990s double trio line-up. Highlights include a new '21st Century stereo reimagining' of THR

Robert Fripp: Guitar, Soundscapes
Adrian Belew: Guitar, Voice, Words
Trey Gunn: Stick, Backing Vocals
Tony Levin: Upright & Electric Basses, Backing Vocals
Pat Mastelotto: Acoustic & Electronic Percussions
Bill Bruford: Acoustic & Electronic Percussions

"When music appears which only King Crimson can play then, sooner or later, King Crimson appears to play the music."-Robert Fripp

CD features a new stereo mix of the album by Jakko Jakszyk & Robert Fripp. DVD-a...

TOAPP was the third and final release by the 80s King Crimson, which featured the powerful lineup of Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Tony Levin and Bill Bruford, all of it sympathetically remixed and expanded by Steven Wilson. This isn't one of the most essential albums in the cannon, imo, but it's a good album and this is the best version you can get of it.

"Three Of A Perfect Pair is the 12th release in the acclaimed King Crimson 40th anniversary series. The classic album has been mixed for 5.1...

If "The Road To Red" box is too rich for your blood...

"USA was recorded towards the end of King Crimson's final US tour of the 70s in June 1974. It was issued as an epitaph for the band in Spring 1975 as a single album - at a time when doubles..

This double edition includes the standard CD version as well as a DVD-A disc with a multitude of high-res formats included.

"Reading the full name of this release – Jakszyk, Fripp And Collins With Levin And Harrison – A Scarcity Of Miracles...

“This album marked the formal debut of the psychedelic-era Moody Blues; though they'd made a pair of singles featuring new (as of 1966) members Justin Hayward and John Lodge, Days of Future Passed was a lot bolder and more ambitious. What surprises first-time listeners -- and delighted them at the time -- is the degree to which the group shares the spotlight with the London Festival Orchestra without compromising their sound or getting lost in the lush mix of sounds. That's mostly because they came to...

"The poetic significance of Risonanze erranti (1985-87) should be interpreted in the light of the reflections developed since the summer of 1975 with the Venetian friend and philosopher Massimo Cacciari, to whom the work is dedicated. After ‘Al gran sole carico d’amore’ (In the Bright Sunshine Heavy with Love) (1972-74) Nono, obsessed by a sense of anguish owed to his solitude and his activism frustrated by the stagnation of Italian music institutions, felt the need to re-examine his work as a compose...

2016 deluxe 3 disc set of this classic 1981 release from Genesis' original guitarist, which surprised everyone at the time because (1) It's mostly an electronic music album and (2) despite the fact that it's completely different than anything else he ever did, it is a really great one.
This includes: (a) a new remix from the original multi-track tapes, (b) early mixes and demos of the album and (c) 5.1 and hi-res files.

"I always thought this to be a great album. I've listen to it numerous.