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Guideff
08-15-2015, 08:32 AM
Taken from The Crime Lounge ( The Crime Lounge 2 : Crime Jazz Collection ([Only registered and activated users can see links]) )
ir'd like to present to you 'The Crime Jazz Definitive Collection'.

Ir'd been a fan of the collection way back, having downloaded it from some torrent, and later visited the site in question, for background info, where I realised that the links had been dead for some time and wouldn't be re-uped.

On a personal note, the site and this collection as a 'hobby' project belittles the proffessionalism and high standard that ensured.
The artwork alone, by the originator and compiler THXjay, was way beyond what the mainstream commercial 'bods' would have achieved.
Four of the volumes are "mixes" by Licorice Pizza, and the collection, as a whole are worthy of more audience.

Luckily, THXjay is actually also a member of this forum, and has allowed me to re-up this collection, so please, seek THXjay out and thank him for his efforts, for what is considered by many, and certainly by myself, to be the 'Definitive Crime Jazz Collection'.

I also believe that if it hasn't already, this collection deserves 'cult' status.

Crime Jazz - Volume 01 - The Ministry of Suspense!

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the rest to follow soon.....

swalker
08-15-2015, 11:52 AM
Thank you! Looking forward to the other volumes to follow.

0neand0neand0ne
08-15-2015, 02:05 PM
Nice!

Thank you, Guideff, for sharing this! :)

Grateful to you. Take care.

Guideff
08-15-2015, 03:52 PM
Crime Jazz - Volume 02 - Music to Spy By 1

The original intention for volumnes 2,3,4,and 5 ("mixes" by Licorice Pizza) were that they be downloaded as one single file each. There was talk at 'The Crime Lounge', back then, of some cue file being available to separate the whole into individual tracks. It appears that future torrent files must have used this cue file to such effect that they forgot to seed the original one file. That's the rub....you just can't cue a mix.
What I ended up with was 'individual tracks' that stop short of an ending - with the next track colliding into the end of the previous one. I actually don't think there's any hope of the original whole files being available any more.

With the help of Audition3 I've managed, in effect, to recreate Vol.2 (the mix) into one original track file, (as I will with Vol.3,4,and 5 also), as they should be.
So below I've given the tracked version link (as I received it) and also my recreation. (with the hope that I've done it justice, but that's for you to judge).

Also particularly with this Volume there appears to be some discrepancy between whats on the back-cover tracklist and the actual content. The original scan states 28 tracks when in actual fact only 27 are present. With a bit of gigery-pokery (ie with the help of photoshop) I redid a newer version. I've included my new back cover and still left the original one in the scans folder, so you can see what I mean).

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Individual Tracks Version
MP3 192kps

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The Mix (1 mp3 file + covers)
MP3 either 291kbps (windows file properties) or 320kbps (VLC media player info) - depends who you ask really.

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Guideff
08-16-2015, 07:03 AM
Volume 3 coming later on today.

Guideff
08-16-2015, 10:23 AM
Crime Jazz - Volume 03 - Music to Spy By 2


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Individual Tracks Version MP3 192kps

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The Mix (1 mp3 file + covers) MP3 320

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paiosoutomaior
08-16-2015, 01:16 PM
Thanks a lot!!

Uncle Bela
08-16-2015, 02:52 PM
Big thanks to Licorice Pizza and THXjay for these great shares! :)

olivenet1
08-16-2015, 06:52 PM
thanks!!

Guideff
08-17-2015, 05:31 AM
Crime Jazz - Volume 04 - Music to Spy By 3


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Individual Tracks Version MP3 192

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The Mix (1 mp3 file + covers) MP3 320

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akwarner
08-17-2015, 06:33 AM
OUTSTANDING!!

jakegittis
08-17-2015, 07:21 AM
thanks for the shares.

Guideff
08-17-2015, 01:04 PM
Crime Jazz - Volume 05 - Music to Spy By 4

Well! This is the last of the mixes.
Licorice Pizza, as the originator of these mixes, Where-ever in the world you are, thankyou.


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Individual Tracks Version MP3 192

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The Mix (1 mp3 file + covers) MP3 320

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teodiosistec
08-17-2015, 02:28 PM
Thank you very much.

chiops
08-17-2015, 07:33 PM
This is a great series of fan made shares that I got from The Crime Lounge blog many moons ago.

It's a pity it's no longer active.

Guideff
08-17-2015, 08:09 PM
The blog itself, to a fashion, is still active, it's just the download links that have gone.

chiops
08-17-2015, 09:32 PM
Yeah, you're right, and that's what I meant.

Cheers.

HPLFreak
08-18-2015, 12:06 AM
Thanks for these, they're.. interesting.

Particular thanks for doing them as a single file. Split tracks just don't work for mixes like this.

Cheers!

Guideff
08-18-2015, 07:57 AM
Crime Jazz - Volume 06 - Music to Spy By 5


This is the last contribution by Licorice Pizza, and although hinted on the back cover as a "mix by", it is actually individually tracked all the way. Although MP3 variable (very), the end result is a great nostalgic sounding to the time. And with the added bonus disc, this volume is a good exit encore for Licorice Pizza.


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Disc 1

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Disc 2

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Next we return to THXjay's continuation of the collection....... coming soon.

Guideff
08-18-2015, 11:54 AM
Crime Jazz - Volume 07 - The Sound Department


Now we revert back to THXjay's continuation of the collection.


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Guideff
08-19-2015, 05:44 AM
Crime Jazz - Volume 08 - The Sound Department 2

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Uncle Bela
08-19-2015, 08:53 AM
Thanks much! Great shares!! :)

THE SCORE
08-19-2015, 10:03 AM
many thanks for this.

Guideff
08-19-2015, 12:47 PM
Crime Jazz - Volume 09 - Syd Dale in Action!


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Disc 2

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Guideff
08-20-2015, 06:08 AM
Crime Jazz - Volume 10 - Brian Bennett in Action!


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Guideff
08-20-2015, 01:47 PM
Crime Jazz - Volume 11 - Roy Budd in Action!


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MP3 320

Disc 1

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Disc 2

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Uncle Bela
08-21-2015, 12:00 AM
Awesome shares! Thanks very much!! :D

Guideff
08-21-2015, 07:13 AM
Crime Jazz - Volume 12 - Tony Hatch in Action!


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MP3 192


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Uncle Bela
08-22-2015, 02:36 AM
Love this stuff! Thanks very much. :)

Bigfatvirgil
08-22-2015, 03:20 AM
Cheers.These are fascinating, despite some odd repetitions (same songs on both discs of the Syd Dale, for example).

Annoyingly, even with both this and the 70's library thread, I still haven't got a copy of Brian Bennett's "Hideout".....

Guideff
08-22-2015, 07:44 AM
Crime Jazz - Volume 13 - Alan Tew in Action!


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Guideff
08-22-2015, 12:24 PM
Crime Jazz - Volume 14 - Reg Tilsley in Action!


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Guideff
08-22-2015, 03:33 PM
Crime Jazz - Volume 15 - Laurie Johnson In Action!


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Guideff
08-23-2015, 04:50 AM
Crime Jazz - Volume 16 - The Latin Spy Lounge


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shortywallach
08-23-2015, 12:20 PM
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for this compilations!!

Guideff
08-23-2015, 02:26 PM
Crime Jazz - Volume 17 - Thrillers!

Sadly, this is the final volume of Jazz Crime that was ever done.
Having said that, it is a 2 discer, so here it is, out with a bang.....


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So all that's left to say, really is thanks to Licorice Pizza (where-ever he may be), and especially a big thanks to THXjay for his compilations, artwork, for for being the originator of it all.

Greatly appreciated.

Uncle Bela
08-23-2015, 08:31 PM
Thanks much for the great new shares! :)

HPLFreak
08-24-2015, 12:38 AM
Thanks again for these. They were a blast!

Creativeawesome
08-24-2015, 12:52 AM
Thanks :)

THXjay
08-24-2015, 03:05 AM
I can't believe that my "Crime Jazz" series is still so popular with people, then again, I suppose there are always new folks getting into online music sharing!

When Guideff contacted me about posting up the collection I was surprised as it had been so long since I semi-retired my site "The Crime Lounge". It's still there but I haven't had the time to continue work on it, and being a self-confessed perfectionist I would rather leave it than start doing sub-standard stuff.
I did always intend to go back and continue the Crime Jazz series at some point, either with more volumes or just redo them with lossless versions. I don't usually bother with mp3 stuff these days as I've moved over to flac where possible. My media player/tablet remote app system is all tagged and bagged to give me lovely lossless lovelyness :)

Anywhoo....

Guideff has asked me if it would be OK for him to continue this series with a "Season Two" using my basic template with all his own artwork and track selections. I've seen the first couple and am more than happy to hand over the baton to him as he obviously cares about the series and I did always want it to grow into a definitive set!

So I hope you will all give Guideff your continued support and I'll check in to see how things go. I look forward to future volumes in "Season Two" :)

Thanks all!

Jason

f@b
08-24-2015, 09:12 AM
Damn'! What a collection, I completely forgot the Crime Jazz Series and here there are, back again.
Many thnaks for all this!

bichos
08-24-2015, 01:52 PM
this is wonderful! thanks for all this great music!! for years i´ve visit the "old" crime jazz site and here is the music!

keep boppin´
marcel

Guideff
08-25-2015, 07:50 AM
You may all want to have a look at [Only registered and activated users can see links]
where I've uploaded vol.1 of Crime Jazz - Season 2.

Cratedigga
08-27-2015, 11:05 AM
Thanks a lot for this amazing collection guideff, but any chance to get all this in FLAC?

Guideff
08-27-2015, 11:17 AM
Thanks a lot for this amazing collection guideff, but any chance to get all this in FLAC?

Sorry to say, but they never started out as Flac, but hopefully THXjay who originated the series is contemplating upgrading the collection, maybe sometime in the future.
I daresay that most of the tracks could by now, on an individual basis be available in better quality some where, bearing in mind that the last of this collection was finished way back in 2009 (I think).

Cratedigga
08-27-2015, 11:39 AM
OK, thanks for the reply! Then we can just hope and expect that will be done one day...
In any case, THXjay have good taste for music!

WhatNoItsMe
08-31-2015, 06:47 AM
Fantastic! Thanks!

uncut1
09-19-2015, 08:10 AM
wonderful compilation thank you

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notropey
01-02-2016, 04:51 AM
thanks

Phildvd
01-02-2016, 05:28 AM
Wow man these are awesome

Guideff
10-28-2016, 08:14 AM
Due to Mega Links Take -downs where the links were lost:
I have re-uped with Zippyshare, most of the posts.

blackie74
10-28-2016, 10:31 AM
thank you so much guideff

iofn3
10-28-2016, 11:33 AM
Thank you very much for posting this and keeping the links alive!

Is there any chance for a FLAC version? Sorry for appearing ungrateful (which I am absolutely NOT!) but I'm afraid I am an audio snob and I can hear the distortions and fuzzy high frequencies that have been mangled by MP3 compression. I'd love to hear the original sound. :(

replicante182
10-28-2016, 11:45 AM
Thanks so much awesome collection

Guideff
10-28-2016, 12:15 PM
Thank you very much for posting this and keeping the links alive!

Is there any chance for a FLAC version? Sorry for appearing ungrateful (which I am absolutely NOT!) but I'm afraid I am an audio snob and I can hear the distortions and fuzzy high frequencies that have been mangled by MP3 compression. I'd love to hear the original sound. :(

As I mentioned in post #45 to the same query
'Sorry to say, but they never started out as Flac, but hopefully THXjay who originated the series is contemplating upgrading the collection, maybe sometime in the future.
I daresay that most of the tracks could by now, on an individual basis be available in better quality some where, bearing in mind that the last of this collection was finished way back in 2009 (I think).'

Guideff
10-29-2016, 10:25 AM
All Mega links taken down are now reinstated via Zippyshare.

kurtsucre
10-29-2016, 10:41 AM
BIG thank you!

iofn3
10-31-2016, 01:32 AM
As I mentioned in post #45 to the same query
Thank you for pointing me to this! I missed the post #45. Of course you are right, one could just search and find these tracks oneself to make ones own collection. But I am a lazy bum and just asking for it so much easier... :)

soundsofsilence
10-31-2016, 08:05 AM
Thanks once again to Guideff and to THXjay for his original work - KUDOS !

alien8
05-02-2017, 04:37 PM
These days I am re-watching 'The Streets of San Francisco' that ran in my country when I was a kid. Wonderfull show with great music. Made me look for a soundtrack. With that, discovered this spectacular thread. Am downloading it and making an eye for the season two (still have to look the thread).

Was going to post for a sincere thanks, but this is maculated by the warning for Volume 06, Disc 2. The link is down.

Neverthless, still a sincere great 'thank you!' for THXjay and Licorice Pizza for creating these mixes. THXjay, the cover designs are stunning. Well, not really. I didn't lost my arms strenght, put an idiotic bug-eyed smile and drooled 'oooo' at my screen, but it was close. ^_^ Top notch!

And a great thanks to Guideff for presenting and maintaining them to us. Really great! Can't wait to hear the music. And to have a look at season two (already noticed the posted link). This is a lot of good music!

Thanks once again, guys!

Guideff
05-02-2017, 06:28 PM
Thanks for the thanks.
I do actually intend to re-up the all the links to Mediafire someday, when I get the time.
Zippyshare was a godsend at the time, but there is that 'use it or loose it aspect to it.'

Plissken1138
09-21-2018, 12:44 AM
I believe this ([Only registered and activated users can see links]) could be of interest here so I'm bumping the thread to raise awareness :D

terryr
09-21-2018, 05:58 PM
Boy, I hope these get re-upped some day.

Plissken1138
09-22-2018, 10:39 PM
Got this covered. All 17, one RAR, ~3 GB.

PM for link.

Uncle Bela
09-22-2018, 11:18 PM
Link received, rep point given...thank you very much, Plissken1138!! :)

DavidRaphael
09-23-2018, 12:15 AM
You say all 17...
I believe there are more. Crime Jazz season 1 contains 17. But there's also a season 2 which contains at least another 10 incl. Italian, British, Blaxpolitation, 1950s, etc.
I hadn't even heard of the voices one you posted elsewhere.

dR

Plissken1138
09-23-2018, 12:26 AM
You say all 17...
I believe there are more. Crime Jazz season 1 contains 17. But there's also a season 2 which contains at least another 10 incl. Italian, British, Blaxpolitation, 1950s, etc.
I hadn't even heard of the voices one you posted elsewhere.

dR

Yep, I meant all 17 from original collection. Season 2 is another thread, I don't have those.

gowensby
09-23-2018, 01:07 PM
Link received. Thanks!

terryr
09-23-2018, 06:35 PM
Got this covered. All 17, one RAR, ~3 GB.

PM for link.

Thanks. Link received.

[3 Gb took 7 hours for me. Keep that in mind when starting the download.]

DavidRaphael
09-24-2018, 12:09 AM
Thanks. Link received.

[3 Gb took 7 hours for me. Keep that in mind when starting the download.]

I suppose it depends on your connection. Downloading 3 Gb only took me a few minutes.

Blue Impulse
09-24-2018, 12:11 AM
Got this covered. All 17, one RAR, ~3 GB.

PM for link.

Awesome!! Thanks for the link, Plisken!

stardragon978
09-25-2018, 09:25 AM
Thanks for the reupload Plissken!

reppa35
09-25-2018, 01:24 PM
Link received. Thank you Plissken1138.

sam84
02-17-2019, 12:32 PM
Just found this thread. Are the links still active?

sam84
02-17-2019, 04:03 PM
The blog Not Very Pretty Music has most of the albums (1-12) available to download via Google Drive. Except for the first album, the downloads come as one continuous mix rather than separate tracks. They can be found grouped together with other crime jazz music here:

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negru2
06-22-2019, 11:00 PM
Do you still have it??

aldebaran95
07-13-2019, 05:05 PM
Many Thank to Guideff and THXjay for these collections.
By the way, it seems the torrent (or a clone of it) you refer to in the first post may still be (slightly) active.

joss82160
07-16-2019, 05:58 AM
Hi mister Plissken ,can you send me that link please , with all the crime jazz season one , please ??? Would me much appreciated

Plissken1138
07-17-2019, 03:27 PM
Do you still have it??

make couple more posts in the forum to activate your PM

Dangermaus007
07-29-2019, 03:13 PM
Plisken, do you still have this link???

KWB
08-01-2019, 12:34 PM
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They can be had accessed through the notveryprettymusic blog.com site and the password is that word. Very highly recommended and so are other treasures found there.