The Hot Club Of San Francisco – Yerba Buena Bounce (2007) [HDTracks FLAC 24/96]

The Hot Club Of San Francisco – Yerba Buena Bounce (2007)

FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 60:15 minutes | 1.23 GB | Genre:  Jazz / Latin Jazz
Official Digital Download – Source: hdtracks.com | Digital Booklet

With YERBA BUENA BOUNCE, its tenth CD, The Hot Club of San Franciso confirms its reputation as America’s longest-running and finest Gypsy Jazz ensemble. Inspired explorations of Django Reinhardt’s tunes, originals and more, are captured in shimmering HDCD sound.

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Various Artists – Head-Fi And HDTracks presents – Open Your Ears (2010) [HDTracks FLAC 24/96]

Variuos Artists – Open Your Ears (2010)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 1:02:18 minutes | 1,26 GB | Genre: Miscellaneous
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks | Artwork: Digital booklet | © Head-Fi

A test compilation from Chesky Records. If you want to know how good your headphones can sound, listen to great sounding recordings. Each track on this sampler was selected to demonstrate specific audio qualities like transparency, dynamic range, imaging, etc.

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Depeche Mode – Speak & Spell (1981/2013) [HDTracks FLAC 24/96]

Depeche Mode – Speak & Spell (1981/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 42:55 minutes | 923 MB | Genre: Rock
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Front cover | © Rhino/Warner Bros.

The band’s 1981 debut features the classic early singles, “New Life”, “Dreaming Of Me” and the signature track, “Just Can’t Get Enough.” Speak & Spell reached the Top Ten in the U.K., earning Gold certification. It is the sole album to feature Vince Clarke as a band member. Record Mirror gave the album a five-star review and stated “…sparkling songs…much to admire and little to disappoint”.

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Depeche Mode – Delta Machine (2013) [HDTracks FLAC 24/44,1]

Depeche Mode – Delta Machine (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 1:18:51 minutes | 938 MB | Genre: Alternative, Rock
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks | Front cover | © Columbia

Delta Machine is Depeche Mode’s eagerly-awaited thirteenth studio album. The band, one of VH1’s “100 Greatest Artists of All Time,” is in exhilarating form. The band succeeds in their quest to deliver an album for modern times. Produced by Ben Hillier and mixed by Flood, the album is led by the hit single, “Heaven”.

The British electronic group that continues to dominate the movement it pioneered 30 years ago delivers a hefty, exhilarating combo of pop precision and industrial clank on its 13th album. – USA Today

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Depeche Mode – Construction Time Again (1983/2013) [HDTracks FLAC 24/44,1]

Depeche Mode – Construction Time Again (1983/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 48:47 minutes | 586 MB | Genre :Rock
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Front cover | © Rhino/Warner Bros.

Construction Time Again is Depeche Mode’s third studio album and was released in 1983. It was engineered by Gareth Jones and recorded at John Foxx’s Garden studios in London. The album featured the band’s first use of a Synclavier; the band members used this instrument to incorporate “found” sound samples from their neighborhood, manipulating them with the Synclavier. The sounds used on the album consisted mainly of hammering anvils, clanging pipes, running water, and other similar sounds.

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Depeche Mode – Black Celebration (1986/2013) [HDTracks FLAC 24/44,1]

Depeche Mode – Black Celebration (1986/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 45:19 minutes | 554 MB | Genre: Rock
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Front cover | © Rhino/Warner Bros.

Depeche Mode’s Black Celebration is an emotionally intense, anthemic masterpiece that introduced the classics “Stripped,” “A Question Of Time” and “Black Celebration.” With their fifth studio album, the quartet explores a new sound, earning praise from publications including Rolling Stone, NME and many others. It is widely regarded as one of the most influential albums of the ‘80s. This pivotal recording is included on Spin’s “25 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

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Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame (1982/2013) [HDTracks FLAC 24/192]

Depeche Mode – A Broken Frame (1986/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 46:40 minutes | 1,76 GB | Genre: Rock
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks | Front cover | © Rhino/Warner Bros.

Released in 1982, this was Depeche Mode’s first album following Vince Clarke’s departure. Certified Gold in the U.K., the recording includes the hits “See You,” “The Meaning Of Love” and “Nothing To Fear.” Written entirely by Martin Gore and featuring more complex arrangements, A Broken Frame is one of the band’s most ambitious efforts to date.

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CC Coletti – Bring It On Home (2013) [HDTracks FLAC 24/192]

CC Coletti – Bring It On Home (Binaural+) (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 52:56 minutes | 2.05 GB | Genre: Rock, Folk
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Digital Booklet | © Chesky Records

The Chesky Records Binaural+ recording technique, fit for both speakers and headphones, captures the timeless sound of musicians playing in great acoustic settings. And now, starting with the Binaural+ sessions, Chesky Records has taken that approach to the next level.

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Schola Cantorum – Hymn To The Virgin (2013) [2L FLAC 24/96]

Schola Cantorum – Hymn To The Virgin (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 62:21 minutes | 1,04 GB
Art Music / Classical / Choral | Official Digital Download – Source: 2l.no | Digital booklet
Nominated for the 56th GRAMMY Awards as Best Engineered Album 2013

Norwegian chamber choir, Schola Cantorum, interprets a repertoire of hymns to Mary, the Mother of God, with riveting tranquility. This stunning album features pieces by acclaimed composers including Britten, Odegaard, Karlsen, Bruckner, Part, Rachmaninoff and more. The choir has built an international reputation known for their high ambitions. An essential album for any music lover’s collection.

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