20 June 2006


Some great posts over at


especially if you are into CTI and that 70s fusion thang.


Pekis said...

Merci :)

lepimp said...

Anybody knows how to DL his posts? I tried to paste this f.ex. into the rapidshare address
23520153/SpanishBlue but it didn't work.


Pekis said...

.... .de/files/23520153/SpanishBlue.zip.html

lepimp said...

thx - i got it figured out now!

BTW amazing post both bacoso and pekis - merci bien!
J'adore CTI!

Henri Tournyol du Clos said...

Many, many thanks for this huge offering of intelligent and tasty music. To the non-specialist, buying Jazz albums is very much like buying Burgundy wine or walking blindfolded in the jungle : you never know what to expect, or whom to trust to guide you around. In this last month since I discovered your blog, you have made more for my knowledge of this music than a lifetime of tentative record buying, and taken me far off the (often bland-tasting) beaten path. A lot of the stuff you have posted is extraordinary. I cannot say how grateful I am.

I only signed up so I can leave comments said...

Thanks for the amazing posts. I've been waiting a long time to hear some of the albums you've posted. I've watched some of these discs sell on ebay for way more than I can afford. Your guerrilla re-issues are consistantly impressive.

KrySol said...

Muchas Gracias

pink noize said...

Hmm, let me first say that I really enjoy your blog. Great work, respect for you and thanks! Now for something different, that is, leblogdepekis, which you are recommending. Nice posts, even great ones.

In theory. They are all (!) at such a crappy bitrate that I can hardly believe it. Music lovers deserve better. I mean, what's the point in ripping Herbie Hancock, or anyone, at 128 kbit/s from CD? Even your standard 192 CBR is way too low bandwidth for complex stuff. Why do this to great music.

Ok, ok, it's all free. So what. It's still supposed to be fun, right? LeblogdePekis is more like annoying.

The positive side is that he/she states rip bandwidth, which I think is a good idea generally, so you do not have to waste resources d/loading if you know you won't be content with the quality.

I feel I have to say this because often I find people offering great pieces encoded with completely insufficient bitrate. Where do you listen to your music? On your notebook's built-in speakers?

Of course my complaint only applies to self-ripped stuff. But I really wonder why someone should care to encode things at constant bitrates below 256 kbit/s or not, at least, with VBR and a 256 or 320-ish upper limit. It makes a huge difference.

A while ago I read an interview in a Hi-Fidelity mag with a member of the German hip hop band "Die fantastischen Vier". I think it was Smudo, stating, after listening to CD and 128 kbit/s versions of the same tracks, that he could not, or barely, hear any difference. We learn from this that Smudo is half deaf apparently. Not an unusual thing among musicians and DJs.

The basic line is that sound quality is not an add-on to music. It IS music. Few people will have a three-star cuisine meal and order a bottle of Heinz with it. With music this seems to be no problem.

Big shout


rico1970 said...

You guys have fantastic post & I'd like to be able to get them But I can't find a link to the post on Le blog de Perks.So What's the TRICK?Are We Trading,Do I need To Ask for The Links,Do You need an E-Mail address or What?Here's My Address rico1970@excite.com. If We're Trading here's so Links to my Post!
Adriana Evans - El Camino


Anthony Hamilton - Southern Comfort


Buddy Miles Them Changes 1970


BOB_JAMES - Angels Of Shanghai


Brian Jackson - Gotta Play.rar


Chaka Khan - Come 2 My House.zip (56.87 MB)


Chieli Minucci -It's Gonna Be Good.zip


Dave Valentin - Flute Juice.zip (43.33 MB)

Confessions Of A Neo-Soul -Disc 1(1-8)


Confessions Of A Neo-Soul -Disc 1(9-16)


Confessions Of A Neo-Soul -Disc 2 (1-8)


Confessions Of A Neo-Soul -Disc 2 (9-16)


7:42 AM 4/16/2007
Andy Summers - Earth + Sky


BeatleJazz - A Bite Of The Apple


BeatleJazz - With A Little Help From Our Friends


Brian Lenair - The Journey


Buddy Miles - Expressway to Your Skull-Them Changes


Benefit Concert - Congressional Black Caucus (1974)

Chuckii Booker - Chuckii


Chuckii Booker - Nice N' Wiild


Doc Powell - 97th and Columbus


Doc Powell - Doc Powell (2006)


Doc Powell - Laid Back


Doc Powell - Life Changes


Dianne Reeves - 2001 The Calling Celebrating Sarah Vaughan


D.J. Rogers - It's Good To Be Alive & On The Road Again


D.J. Rogers - Love, Music & Life


Dexter Wansel - Time is Slipping Away


Dexter Wansel - Voyager


Dexter Wansel - What the World is Coming To


1:22 PM 4/13/2007
Anita Ward - Songs Of Love


Apollonia 6 - Apollonia 6


Charles Lloyd - Warm Waters



Enjoy !

Dave said...

thanks very much!! but it says, i have an invalid quickkey. i tried all files. what could i do?


colinb said...

Can anyone tell me if any of these links for le blog de pekis work-in particular the ones by stuff???

bacoso said...

colinb-no they are all dead links

colinb said...

What a shame I missed them-just hope somebody else posts them-many thanks

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