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Frank Zappa - Zappa '75: Zagreb/Ljubljana (2022) *PROPER*

Posted By: popsakov
Frank Zappa - Zappa '75: Zagreb/Ljubljana (2022) *PROPER*

Frank Zappa - Zappa '75: Zagreb/Ljubljana (2022)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) + Cue + m3u8 + Log ~ 0,98 Gb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 351 Mb
Full Scans ~ 132 Mb | 01:16:28 + 01:09:28 | RAR 5% Recovery
Progressive Rock, Art Rock, Experimental, Jazz Rock | Zappa Records / UMe #ZR20040

Frank Zappa’s fall 1975 touring schedule brought him to two cities in Yugoslavia, marking the first and only time he played shows in that country. This 2 CD set combines performances from both shows, recorded live in Zagreb on November 21st and Ljubljana on November 22nd, 1975. This release showcases a rare band line-up of The Mothers, featuring Norma Bell on saxes and vocals. FZ would discontinue using The Mothers name for good after the European and Australian leg in early 1976. Re-mixed from the original 1/2” 8-track tape masters by Craig Parker Adams and mastered by John Polito, this historical set is the only multi-tracked document of this group in the Vault.

Frank Zappa - APPA ’75: Zagreb/Ljubljana (2022)

Posted By: Fizzpop
Frank Zappa - APPA ’75: Zagreb/Ljubljana (2022)

Frank Zappa - APPA ’75: Zagreb/Ljubljana (2022)
WEB FLAC (Tracks) 956 MB | Cover | 02:25:41 | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 335 MB
Rock, Jazz Rock, Progressive Rock, Experimental | Label: Frank Zappa Catalog

Frank Zappa's tour in the fall of 1975 took him to two cities in Yugoslavia and was the first and only time he performed in that country. This 2CD set brings together performances from both shows, recorded live in Zagreb on November 21 and in Ljubljana on November 22, 1975. This release features a rare band lineup of The Mothers, with Norma Bell on saxophone and vocals. After the European and Australian tour in early 1976, FZ finally stopped using The Mothers name. Remixed from the original 1/2" 8-track tape masters by Craig Parker Adams and mastered by John Polito, this historic set is the only multi-track document of this group in the Vault.

Frank Zappa - Orchestral Favorites (1979) [VideoArts, Japan]

Posted By: v3122
Frank Zappa - Orchestral Favorites (1979) [VideoArts, Japan]

Frank Zappa - Orchestral Favorites (1979)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2002 | VideoArts, VACK-1237 | ~ 215 or 80 Mb | Artwork(jpg) -> 23 Mb
Jazz-Rock, Avantgarde, Prog Rock, Symphonic Rock

The material on this album originally was intended to be part of a four-record set called Läther, prepared for release in 1977. Then Frank Zappa got into a disagreement with his record company, Warner Bros., and Läther was split up into several different releases as part of a contractual agreement. The results were dumped on the market during 1978 and 1979, while Zappa moved on to his own record label…

Frank Zappa - Guitar (1988) [VideoArts, Japan]

Posted By: v3122
Frank Zappa - Guitar (1988) [VideoArts, Japan]

Frank Zappa - Guitar (1988)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2002 | 2CD | VideoArts, VACK-1259 | ~ 908 or 313 Mb | Artwork(jpg) -> 32 Mb
Experimental Rock / Instrumental Rock / Avantgarde

Released in 1988, Guitar may be the most important and ironically one of the least-known entries in Frank Zappa's voluminous discography – which spans over seven-dozen LPs as of this writing. His proficiencies as a composer and instrumentalist have long been lauded. However, anthologies of this nature provide an outlet for the remarkable breadth and depth of Zappa's manual dexterity and improvisational scope, which can now be enjoyed on a myriad of levels…

Frank Zappa - Apostrophe (') (1974) [2014, Vinyl Rip 16/44 & mp3-320 + DVD]

Posted By: v3122
Frank Zappa - Apostrophe (') (1974) [2014, Vinyl Rip 16/44 & mp3-320 + DVD]

Frank Zappa - Apostrophe (') (1974)
Vinyl Rip 16/44 | Flac(Image + Cue) > 200 Mb
MP3 CBR 320Kbps > 76 Mb | Artwork(jpg) > 38 Mb
DVD-5: NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | LPCM, 2 ch, 24 bit, 96 kHz > 1.12 Gb
Zappa Records, Barking Pumpkin Records, ZR 3851 | Prog Rock

The musically similar follow-up to the commercial breakthrough of Over-Nite Sensation, Apostrophe (') became Frank Zappa's second gold and only Top Ten album with the help of the "doggy wee-wee" jokes of "Don't Eat the Yellow Snow," Zappa's first chart single (a longer, edited version that used portions of other songs on the LP)…

Frank Zappa: Collection (1969 - 1981) [Vinyl Rip 16/44 & mp3-320]

Posted By: v3122
Frank Zappa: Collection (1969 - 1981) [Vinyl Rip 16/44 & mp3-320]

Frank Zappa: Collection (1969 - 1981)
6 x Vinyl Rip 16/44 | Flac(Image + Cue) > 1744 Mb
MP3 CBR 320Kbps > 642 Mb | Artwork > 764 Mb
Jazz-Rock, Prog Rock

Frank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, composer, activist and filmmaker. His work was characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satire of American culture. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed rock, pop, jazz, jazz fusion, orchestral and musique concrète works, and produced almost all of the 60-plus albums that he released with his band the Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist…

Frank Zappa - Zappa/Erie (2022)

Posted By: delpotro
Frank Zappa - Zappa/Erie (2022)

Frank Zappa - Zappa/Erie (2022)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 06:57:17 | 2,5 Gb
Art Rock, Jazz Rock | Label: Zappa Records

Three complete shows from the Vault based on appearances made in and around the Vaultmeister’s hometown of Erie, PA: Edinboro College and Gannon University ’74 with Erie County Fieldhouse ’76. Also includes bonus tracks from the same tours. Three separate band line-ups, newly mixed from the original 4-Track tapes by Craig Parker Adams and mastered by John Polito at Audio Mechanics.

Frank Zappa - Zappa / Erie (Live) (2022)

Posted By: Rtax
Frank Zappa - Zappa / Erie (Live) (2022)

Frank Zappa - Zappa / Erie (Live) (2022)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 2.5 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 985 MB
6:56:41 | Rock | Label: UMG

Three complete shows from the Vault based on appearances made in and around the Vaultmeister’s hometown of Erie, PA: Edinboro College and Gannon University ’74 with Erie County Fieldhouse ’76. Also includes bonus tracks from the same tours. Three separate band line-ups, newly mixed from the original 4-Track tapes by Craig Parker Adams and mastered by John Polito at Audio Mechanics. Historical essays by Dan Schell & Joe Travers. Available on 6CD Box Set with exclusive poster.

Frank Zappa - Strictly Commercial: The Best Of Frank Zappa (1995) [VideoArts, Japan]

Posted By: v3122
Frank Zappa - Strictly Commercial: The Best Of Frank Zappa (1995) [VideoArts, Japan]

Frank Zappa - Strictly Commercial: The Best Of Frank Zappa (1995)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2CD | 2002 | VideoArts, VACK-1261 | ~ 585 or 201 Mb | Artwork(jpg) -> 44 Mb
Experimental Rock, Hard Rock, Avantgarde, Parody

For all of his many attributes, one thing Frank Zappa most certainly was not is commercial. Presumably, the title of this collection is ironic. Strictly Commercial: The Best of Frank Zappa is a compilation not of the composer's hits – he only broke the Top 40 on one occasion, with "Valley Girl" – but rather, a collection of his best-known material, from "Don't Eat the Yellow Snow" to "Sexual Harassment in the Workplace."…

Frank Zappa - Broadway The Hard Way (1989) [VideoArts, Japan]

Posted By: v3122
Frank Zappa - Broadway The Hard Way (1989) [VideoArts, Japan]

Frank Zappa - Broadway The Hard Way (1989)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2002 | VideoArts, VACK-1260 | ~ 474 or 168 Mb | Artwork(jpg) -> 11 Mb
Jazz-Rock, Pop Rock, Avantgarde, Parody

The first live album compiled from various performances on Frank Zappa's 1988 world tour (his final outing), Broadway the Hard Way is composed mostly of new, vocal-oriented material. The tone throughout is highly political, with Zappa taking potshots at such targets as Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Pat Robertson and other televangelists, Jesse Jackson, C. Everett Koop, and so on…

Frank Zappa - Frank Zappa Meets The Mothers Of Prevention (1985) [VideoArts, Japan]

Posted By: v3122
Frank Zappa - Frank Zappa Meets The Mothers Of Prevention (1985) [VideoArts, Japan]

Frank Zappa - Frank Zappa Meets The Mothers Of Prevention (1985)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2002 | VideoArts, VACK-1257 | ~ 295 or 112 Mb | Artwork(jpg) -> 12 Mb
Novelty, Avantgarde, Parody

Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention is a transitional album that sees Zappa turning away from rock and putting more time into his Synclavier compositions. This is a year away from the computer-only (minus one live track) Jazz From Hell…

Frank Zappa - Thing-Fish (1984) [VideoArts, Japan]

Posted By: v3122
Frank Zappa - Thing-Fish (1984) [VideoArts, Japan]

Frank Zappa - Thing-Fish (1984)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2002 | VideoArts, VACK-1256 | ~ 560 or 215 Mb | Artwork(jpg) -> 94 Mb
Alternative Rock, Dialogue, Avantgarde, Art Rock, Jazz-Rock, Parody

Of all of Frank Zappa's discography, Thing-Fish must be his most controversial, misunderstood, overlooked album. Obviously, it is not a masterpiece, but reducing it to a compilation album with a racist plot distorts the reality…

Frank Zappa - Them Or Us (1984) [VideoArts, Japan]

Posted By: v3122
Frank Zappa - Them Or Us (1984) [VideoArts, Japan]

Frank Zappa - Them Or Us (1984)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2002 | VideoArts, VACK-1255 | ~ 497 or 168 Mb | Artwork(jpg) -> 36 Mb
Hard Rock, Avantgarde, Art Rock, Doo Wop

Released in October 1984, Them or Us is Frank Zappa's last studio rock album (unless one counts Thing-Fish). It contains a little of everything for everyone, but most of all it has that cold and dry early-'80s feel that made this and other albums like The Man From Utopia and Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention sound dated pretty quickly. The record begins and ends with covers…

Frank Zappa - Baby Snakes (1983) [VideoArts, Japan]

Posted By: v3122
Frank Zappa - Baby Snakes (1983) [VideoArts, Japan]

Frank Zappa - Baby Snakes (1983)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2002 | VideoArts, VACK-1245 | ~ 265 or86 Mb | Artwork(jpg) -> 17 Mb
Soundtrack, Jazz-Rock, Avantgarde, Prog Rock, Parody

This short but delectably sweet release is for most intents and purposes the soundtrack to the Frank Zappa concert film of the same name. Both were captured on location at New York City's Palladium (formerly the Academy of Music) in 1977, during the artist's brief yearly residency in the Big Apple in and around Halloween…

Frank Zappa - Francesco Zappa (1984) [VideoArts, Japan]

Posted By: v3122
Frank Zappa - Francesco Zappa (1984) [VideoArts, Japan]

Frank Zappa - Francesco Zappa (1984)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2002 | VideoArts, VACK-1254 | ~ 167 or 90 Mb | Artwork(jpg) -> 22 Mb
Classical, Avant-Garde

This is chamber music written by an 18th century Italian composer who may or may not have been an ancestor of Frank Zappa. The younger Zappa discovered the music at the music library at the University of California at Berkeley and programmed it into his Synclavier. The result is pleasant-enough European classical music with an electronic twinge – in the same category as Switched-On Bach.