Abbey Lincoln & Hank Jones – When There Is Love (1993)

Abbey Lincoln – Hank Jones When There Is Love 1993 Gitanes Jazz Productions / Verve Records – 314 519 697-2 Genre:Jazz || Style:Bop, Post Bop I have been wanting to do some posts about the great Abbey Lincoln ever since I started this blog, and yet for some reason it’s never happened.  Let this be the year, then.  I also never would have imagined that I would choose this atypical album as her first entry here.  But there is something … Continue reading

Help Yourself – Help Yourself (1971) (2017 Music On Vinyl)

Help Yourself – Help Yourself Vinyl rip in 24 bit 196 khz | Art at 600 and 300 dpi | 24-bit 192 khz 1.37 GB |24-bit 96 khz – 714 MB |16-bit 44.1 khz – 271 MB Original Release 1971 Liberty | 2017 Music On Vinyl MOVLP 2044 |   Psychedelic Rock / Folk-rock | Dr. Vibes’ 12 Days of Christmas – Day 8 – As a teenager in the US, I discovered Help Yourself in a second-hand record shop in … Continue reading

Prince And The Revolution – Anotherloverwholenyohead (1986) (Extended 12″ single)

Prince And The Revolution Anotherloverholenyohead (Extended single) b/w Girls & Boys 1986 Paisley Park 0-20516 It’s well into 2019 along the Pacific Rim and about 3 minutes from the New Year in Chicago, the city where I found myself and then lost myself.  Most of my playlist this evening has consisted of mash-ups on this genius YouTube channel  (have a look/listen to Shining Woman)  and in between that I’ve been playing some records.  This is a nice extended jam from … Continue reading

Marvin Gaye – Midnight Love (1982)

Marvin Gaye – Midnight Love 1982 Columbia FC 38197 Vinyl rip in 24 bit 192 khz | Art at  300 dpi 24-bit 192 khz – 1.68 GB | 24 bit 96 khz – 830 MB | 290 MB 16-bit 44.1 khz Soul – Funk – Disco – Electro Dr. Vibes’ 12 Days of Christmas – Day 6 – Marvin’s first record for Columbia after getting out of his Motown contract. Sadly it was his last completed work although Harvey Fuqua … Continue reading

João Donato & Deodato – DonatoDeodato (1973)

João Donato & Deodato – DonatoDeodato 1973 Muse Records MR 5017 Vinyl rip in 24 bit 192 khz | Art at  300 dpi 24-bit 192 khz – 1.22 GB | 24 bit 96 khz – 645 MB | 220 MB 16-bit 44.1 khz Jazz-Funk – Latin – Brazilian   Dr. Vibes’ 12 Days of Christmas – Day 5:  Quite a lineup on this short gem of a record. I mean, if I could have added Chuck Rainey, Idris Muhammad, and … Continue reading

Universal Togetherness Band – Universal Togetherness Band (2015)

Universal Togetherness Band – Universal Togetherness Band Vinyl rip in 24 bit 192 khz | Art at  300 dpi 24-bit 192 khz – 1.57 GB | 24 bit 96 khz – 838 MB | 281 MB 16-bit 44.1 khz Numero Groupo NUM57 | Released 2015 | Funk – Soul – Jazz-Funk Dr. Vibes’ Twelve Days of Christmas – Day 4:  Numero Group are the reigning kings of releasing “lost” music. I have joked in the past, among select company of … Continue reading