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The Lone Ranger [DVD]
The Lone Ranger [DVD]
Dvd ~ Johnny Depp
Price: 5.00

3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, but very expensive movie., 15 July 2014
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Lots of well staged action but in the end I found the comedy element a bit tiring. Ultimately disappointing as the movie veered between a serious western and lame jokey set pieces. Perhaps that's what you get with a Walt Disney production. Overlong, bloated but Helena Bohnam Carter is a big plus.


Codex Seraphinianus
Codex Seraphinianus
by Luigi Serafini
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 75.24

5.0 out of 5 stars High Class Art Work, 15 July 2014
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Expensive, I know. but the scope of Seraphini's imagination knows no bounds. An encyclopedia of brilliant illustrations of a world which probably exists in an alternative universe. Excellent paper quality - this book will have a prominent place in my bookshelf along with other top class illustrators/artists such as Adam Oehlers, Shaun Tan and Kurt Wenner. A must have if you are interested in such high class art work.


Making Master Guitars
Making Master Guitars
by Roy Courtnall
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 57.20

5.0 out of 5 stars A first class reference book., 25 Jun 2014
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I have been making guitars for 40 years and only recently came across this book. There is a wealth of information, many drawings and metric measurements on six recognised masters of classic guitar making before moving onto a full treatise on making your own.
It is never too late to pick up new tips and I thoroughly recommend this book


Jaerven
Jaerven

4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Scandinavian group, 25 Jun 2014
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The listing makes the CD to be a new recording and I would have given 5 stars but many of the tracks appear on their other albums.
As I already have their other CDs I was a little disappointed but kept this recording anyway. Excellent musicianship throughout with some unusual vocals. I particularly like the instrumental tracks and bands like Frifot could shake up the English folk 'scene'.
Needless to say Scandinavian groups would never get a play on say Radio 2's Folk Show, along with the likes of Vasen and Varrtina
because the producers seem to be very short sighted!


Constellations
Constellations
Price: 13.85

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Musical Genious, 6 Jun 2014
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This album is chock-a-block with abundant genius of a musical kind. All the tracks are stand out, but the stand out, stand out track for me is BETWEEN 2 MIRRORS and I just love the very last, and very quiet, line - ' I've come to find you' All the band are excellent musicians but in this CD the drummer Ollie Austin really shines - brilliant and hugely proficient. The art work on the album is beautifully done and ever better on the vinyl version.This is no background music album - you have to listen attentively to appreciate its full impact. An aural master piece to be treasured indeed.


Live At Arena Zagreb
Live At Arena Zagreb
Dvd ~ 2 Cellos
Offered by marvelio-uk
Price: 13.55

5.0 out of 5 stars 2Cellos knock whining guitarist into a cocked hat!, 16 May 2014
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These two 'cellists are supremely talented musicians and although there are hints of Apocalyptica (eg Apocalyptica play Metallica)
they are much more fun. The DVD starts with 'proper' classical music with an orchestra including Elegie in C minor by Faure. They gently move the concert to include Purple Haze, With or Without You and Smooth Criminal. They are then joined by a rock drummer to belt out several AC/DC numbers - Highway to Hell, You Shook me all night long - to name a couple. I am a big fan of cello music so this may not suit a wider audience but 2Cellos seem to have a huge following in Europe. Try them out on Youtube


Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Printer
Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Printer
Price: 364.94

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Top class results, 14 Aug 2013
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I have been using the Canon Pro 100 regularly since April and I am very impressed with the print quality. So far, I am still using the original ink cartridges so they appear to be holding out well. Being able to print CD labels is an added bonus. I have yet to try compatible inks as with all printers branded cartridges cost too much.
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100 Best Bikes
100 Best Bikes
by Zahid Sardar
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.96

5.0 out of 5 stars Bikes to drool over, 5 Jan 2013
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A great companion book to CYLEPEDIA - A TOUR OF ICONIC BICYCLE DESIGNS. Informative, with a great range of photographs. The book covers race/touring, BMX/mountain, city,folding/innovative bikes and accessories.My favourite machine is STARKE 1 bySilverbackTechnologies. BMW, Porche and Mercedes-Benz also have entries. Full price 15 but The Book Depository had it at a reduced price - well worth it.


The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc
The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nordic blazing fiddles, 14 May 2012
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A great CD of tunes by three fiddle players representing Sweden, Norway and Shetland played with verve and enthusiasm. I heard them by chance on the Radio 3 World Music programme and had to have a copy. Instruments include a Hardanger fiddle, Octave fiddle and Viola - excellent, rich sounds. Add this to your collection of other Scandinavian CD's - you will not regret it.


Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Heavy Pettin
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Heavy Pettin
Dvd ~ Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Offered by MUSICMACHINE
Price: 8.99

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Bootleg?, 1 April 2012
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This DVD is very poor quality. The front photo shows Tom Petty a year ago, and suggests it is a recent live show. The first 3 songs are from a televised show in America last year and are very pixelated - the rest of the DVD appears to be a bootleg of a concert many years ago - poor sound and very poor filming. The DVD also appears to have no record company label. Do not buy this DVD!


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