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quinta-feira, 31 de dezembro de 2015

Led Zeppelin for New Year's Eve

É hora de dar uma parada e refletir sobre o ano de 2015... Não foi um ano fácil para a maioria dos mortais brasileiros. Esta crise que nos assola, os escândalos escandalosos, a inflação, muitos amigos perdendo o emprego... Mas tivemos David Gilmour em Dezembro, e este grande músico trouxe uma brisa de bons ventos... Bom, mas nada melhor, para este último dia do ano, que ouvir um Led Zeppelin, bem alto, em uma sala confortável... Recomendo este som abaixo.

Um Feliz Ano Novo a todos os amigos que participaram do Valvulado em 2015...
Muito Obrigado

Em 2016 estamos de volta, com força total!!!!

terça-feira, 29 de dezembro de 2015

Amon Ra - Germany Neo Prog

Finalmente Peter Hammil resolveu dar as caras e trouxe debaixo do braço mais um som fenomenal oriundo de suas explorações progressivas...

Amon Ra biography (ProgArchives)
AMON RA's history dates back in early-90's, when keyboardist Dierk NEIDLER joined the band FRIDAY 13TH. After several line-up changes it was the arrival of drummer Lothar HERMANN that had an impact to the band's sound, heading now to a more progressive direction. Singer Elmas PFISTER friendly parted ways with AMON RA and he was replaced by German-American singer Scott BALABAN in 1994. At that point the band started working on more elaborate, adventurous and challenging arrangements, eventually leading to the recordings and release of their excellent debut "Precarious balance" in 1998, highlighted by a release party in their hometown Bamberg in March of the same year. The album was warmly accepted by the press, leading even to a tour with SAGA in Germany, but in 2003 AMON RA's activities took a long break. With new singer Heiko KELLNER and new guitarist Andreas RUSSWURM, replacing original member Thomas WENZEL, the band seemed to get back on track around 2005, but, as of 2013, it still remains unclear if they have fully regained their activities. Nevertheless, their so far only release sounds still very fresh and will have a certain appeal to both Neo and Heavy Prog fans along the lines of ENCHANT, PALLAS, MYSTERY and all similar sounding groups.
: : : Apostolis : : :

1. Master of Strings (5:34)
2. Time Will Come to Your Rescue (9:33)
3. The Long Dark Road (4:55)
4. Where When and Why (6:33)
5. Until the Morning Comes (4:38)
6. Rocket Man (3:32)
7. Slipping Away (6:16)
8. Karma Machine (5:51)
9. Tango Mortale (7:05)
10. Should Have Known Better (4:43)
11. Dance of Duty (5:45)
12. The Great Metronome (7:28)

- Heiko Kellner / vocals
- Andreas Rußwurm / guitars
- Gerry Boiciuc / bass
- Dirk Neldner / keyboards
- Lothar Hermann / drums, backing vocals

Um imenso obrigado ao Brother Peter Hammil que contribui com uns sonzaços em 2015...
Torcemos para que continue com esta força em 2016.

domingo, 27 de dezembro de 2015

Col. Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit

Para passar esta ressaca de Natal e músicas natalinas, nada melhor que um som novo (para nós). Um sonzaço, meio rock, meio funk, meio blues (matemática não é o meu forte). Ouçam que vale a pena.

Col. Bruce Hampton and the Aquarium Rescue Unit is an experimental rock group originally founded by Col. Bruce Hampton. The band gained popularity in the Atlanta club scene in the early 1990s and went on to tour with the first H.O.R.D.E. Tour. During the initial years, the band was composed of Bruce Hampton, Oteil Burbridge, Jimmy Herring, Jeff Sipe, Matt Mundy, and Count M'Butu. Jeff Mosier and Charlie Williams were both members of the band during the early years, but left to pursue other endeavors. Although the band was never commercially successful, their combination of bluegrass, rock, Latin, blues, jazz, funk, and impeccable chops became a template for future bands.

The band originated from a weekly Atlanta jam session hosted by Hampton (from the Hampton Grease Band and The Late Bronze Age) and eventually toured around the Southeastern United States with Hampton, Herring, Burbridge, Sipe, Mundy, and M'Butu. This lineup produced two albums released on Capricorn Records; Col. Bruce Hampton and the Aquarium Rescue Unit, in 1992,[1] and Mirrors of Embarrassment, in 1993. During the summer of 1992, the group helped start the H.O.R.D.E. tour with such like-minded bands as Phish, Spin Doctors, Blues Traveler, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, and Widespread Panic. Members of these bands would frequently tour, perform, and record with one another. Béla Fleck and John Popper contributed on Mirrors of Embarrassment and Popper also contributed to The Benefit Concert Vol. 2. Chuck Leavell played on ARU's first two albums on Capricorn Records. Also in 1992 Billy Bob Thornton directed the movie Widespread Panic: Live from the Georgia Theatre which features a music video for "Basically Frightened" performed by Col. Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit with Chuck Leavell and Count M'Butu.

quarta-feira, 23 de dezembro de 2015

It's Christmas Time! A Very Special Christmas Discography for YOU!

Ho, Ho, Ho... Hoje é 23 de Dezembro, e guardamos o melhor para o final. Depois desta maratona de músicas natalinas, gostaria de compartilhar com nossos queridos amigos do Valvulado, uma coleção formada ao longo dos anos. "A Very Special Christmas Collection " é um projeto que se iniciou em 1987 pela Special Olympics, convidando grandes cantores para gravar músicas natalinas. foram 10 álbuns até hoje e deve estar saindo o de 2015. Divirtam-se e tenham um excelente Natal.

1. "Joy to the World" Train
2. "Something in the Air (2012 Coca-Cola Christmas Anthem)" Grayson Sanders & Jono featuring Lauriana Mae
3. "Angels We Have Heard On High" Jewel
4. "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" Michael Bublé
5. "Do You Hear What I Hear?" Jordin Sparks
6. "I Want You For Christmas" Cheap Trick
7. "Mary, Did You Know?" Rascal Flatts
8. "Best Christmas Ever" Wonder Girls
9. "Tennessee Christmas" Amy Grant
10. "Christmas Without You" OneRepublic
11. "Breath of Heaven (Mary's Song)" Vince Gill
12. "Please Come Home For Christmas" Martina McBride
13. "Winter Wonderland" Jason Mraz
14. "December 25" Francesca Battistelli
15. "Christmas Song (Live on 9/18/10 in Chicago)" Dave Matthews Band
16. "Oh Holy Night" Christina Aguilera

1 Because It's Christmas by Sidewalk Prophets
2 Gloria (Hark! The Herald Angels Sing / Angels We Have Heard On High)
by Jason Castro
3 Baby Boy by for KING & COUNTRY
4 O Come, O Come, Emmanuel by Francesca Battistelli
5 O Holy Night by Group 1 Crew
6  Bethlehem Skies (feat. Dave Barnes) by Dara Maclean
7 Jesus, Savior (Radio Version) by Chris August
8 Christmas Together by Jamie Grace
9 Go Tell It On The Mountain by NEEDTOBREATHE
10 He Has Come For Us [God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen] by Meredith Andrews
11 O Come All Ye Faithful by Big Daddy Weave
12 I Believe by Natalie Grant
13 For The Beauty Of The Earth (Nativity Version) by BarlowGirl
14 We Three Kings by Building 429
15 Labor Of Love by Point Of Grace
16 When Love Was Born by Mark Schultz

"Happy XMas (War Is Over)" -- By John Lennon & Yoko Ono 
"Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" -- By Rod Stewart 
"I Saw Three Ships" -- By Sting 
"Winter Wonderland" -- By Aretha Franklin 
"It Came Upon A Midnight Clear" -- By Josh Groban 
"Please Come Home For Christmas" -- By Jon Bon Jovi 
"Christmas All Over Again" -- By Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers 
"Run Rudolph Run" -- By Sheryl Crow 
"Blue Christmas" -- By Elvis Presley 
"Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" -- By Carrie Underwood 
"Last Christmas" -- By Wham! 


All Christmas Posts...

Thanks to TWILIGHTZONE and all the people that share links on the comments.

Thanks to EGROJ and all the great Christmas Posts.

Thanks to The BluesGambler for the Christmas Blues Posts.

Thanks also to Music 60-70...

O Valvulado deseja a nossos amigos um Feliz Natal...

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