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Tea Forte KATI Cup - Tea Brewing System - Cranberry Red - Tea Maker for One
Tea Forte KATI Cup - Tea Brewing System - Cranberry Red - Tea Maker for One
Offered by Tea Forte, Inc
Price: £15.00

5.0 out of 5 stars I was a little worried that with the infuser sitting on top that the leaves would not have enough space to give a good brew. No, 11 Feb. 2015
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Just got mine today. I was a little worried that with the infuser sitting on top that the leaves would not have enough space to give a good brew. No problems with that, just made a cup of tea and the leaves all opened up nicely and the brew was good and strong. I think the lid feature will be very useful too, it seemed to keep the cup warm for a very long time.


The Good, The Bad and the Upsetters
The Good, The Bad and the Upsetters
Price: £7.49

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars despite the fact that amazon have the mp3s mixed up this is a great cd release, 17 April 2014
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despite the fact that amazon have the mp3s mixed up this is a great cd release which is not a reason to 1 star this release

This is an amazing rare Lee Perry album with bonus tracks that Hot Milk have released.

Anyone who is a fan of Lee Perry particularly his early stuff should definitely buy this CD, think of the dreamland album and the two Wailer's albums with just a rhythm tracks and you have a bit of an idea of what this album is like


Jah
Jah
Offered by stevecaptainkirk
Price: £1.30

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars actually the Life Style album, 26 July 2013
This review is from: Jah (Audio CD)
This album is otherwise known as Life Style and is an awesome 1983 Alvin Ranglin production, sweet dancehall productions with Barrington's smooth vocals on top, this appears to have a few modern recorded tracks on it as bonus material


Kenwood P-110S Record Player
Kenwood P-110S Record Player

5.0 out of 5 stars Great record player, 27 Sept. 2012
I got this a few weeks ago, and I have been re-burning all my LP's to MP3 using it as the results sound so much better than my older record player.

This record player makes some effort to reverse the hi end lo end miss match that happens on LPs

It seems to cope with all kind of warped and cruddy records that I've thrown at it.

The only thing to be aware of (and this is hardly a big deal) is that it has a very short power cable and cable to connect to hifi/pc or what ever your connecting it to.

Very glad I bought this


JVC HAFX1X Xtreme Xplosives In Ear Canal Headphones
JVC HAFX1X Xtreme Xplosives In Ear Canal Headphones
Price: £15.79

3.0 out of 5 stars review, 18 Nov. 2011
Although the cables are robust and thick the speakers are huge and they are not as comfortable to wear as more traditional looking bud headphones. Sound quality is fine. I find that I can only use these for 1/2 hour before my ears start to hurt.


Sufferation - The Deep Roots Reggae Of Niney the Observer
Sufferation - The Deep Roots Reggae Of Niney the Observer

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazon FIX this album, 30 Oct. 2009
Great album but the final track cuts off part way through

I told amazon about this MONTHS ago and they still haven't fixed it

So for now I would advise people not to buy it until AMAZON fix it


A Serious Dub
A Serious Dub

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Fake, 31 July 2009
This review is from: A Serious Dub (MP3 Download)
Don't buy this it has nothing to do with Lee Perry he is getting no money from this and it is not his music


Musical Bones
Musical Bones
Price: £17.89

5.0 out of 5 stars jazzy instrumetals in a reggae style, 4 Sept. 2008
This review is from: Musical Bones (Audio CD)
Easiest album in the world to recommend, its this simple, if you like jazzy trombone solos played over steady rocking reggae then you'll love this.

The trombone playing of Vin Gordon is easily as good as Don Drummond's work so if you've heard DD and liked him then you'll like this.

The Upsetters rhythms chug along as a beautiful compliment to the smouldering jazz horns.

There is no dub element to the original part of the album, its strictly instrumental, there are however some bonus vocal, dubs and instrumental tracks on the end of the cd.


To Love Somebody
To Love Somebody

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Funky Reggae, 3 Sept. 2008
This review is from: To Love Somebody (Audio CD)
According to the sleeve notes this Lee Perry Production was recorded with Bunny Rugs in 1974 a couple of years before he went on to be a founding member of Third World.

Bunny sings with a 1950/60's soul and R&B vocal style over funky upbeat reggae grooves from the Upsetters. The album features rich backing vocals and suitably grooving horn and organ workouts. Neil Diamond and Bee Gee covers may be a scary prospect to someone deeply into their reggae but honest and talented performances mean that they are pulled off very nicely.

`Kiny Fly' backed by the Chilites is a pure funk outing clearly with Perry at the controls its interesting to note just how much of his personality Perry manages to impart on a non reggae tune. `Big May' puts vocals in a Jump Blues style over `Return of Django' and is quiet splendid. `Let Love Touch Us Now' is a fantastic upbeat number with an un-credited rousing female backing vocal.

This album is mixed in a somewhat sparse and rough way which allows the basic ingredients of musicianship, vocals, song writing and production to sell themselves on their own merits rather than on gimmicks or tricks. Put another way this album has that early black Ark sound where the instruments are the instruments rather than the studio being the instrument. If you buying this expecting a pure reggae groove you may be disappointed by the heavy funk and soul tinges, but its more likely you'll enjoy it for its groove.


Silver Bullets
Silver Bullets
Offered by jim-exselecky
Price: £9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars More Soul than Roots, 2 Sept. 2008
This review is from: Silver Bullets (Audio CD)
A Lee Perry production of circa 1973 according to the sleeve notes, this is a great albums of smooth pop and soul tinged reggae tunes. Unlike later Lee Perry productions such as The Heptones `Party time' this album isn't full of Perry's character at the expense of the Silvertones'. Mick Sleeper at Upsetter.net says of this album: "The Jamaican Black Art pressing of Silver Bullets features a completely different mix than the Trojan release" So perhaps this Trojan release is better for a more restrained mix. At any rate you are left to enjoy the smooth soulful vocals and harmonies of the Silvertones with fantastic complimentary backing rhythms.

A reggae cover of `Sugar Sugar' should be a conceptual nightmare, but the Silvertones vocals smoke over an infectious bouncing Lee Perry rhythm making this cover version alone worth the album price. The pop feel of the album breaks for the truly eerie, mystic and dread `Rejoice Jah Jah Children' and its amazing dub `Rejoicing Skank' Then its back to the soul with the almost fragile sound of `That's when it hurts', and `Soul Sister' which is so laid back it almost falls over.

This album could easily be used as a heavy piece of evidence to show that the genetic make up of reggae owes more than a passing nod to American soul music. Buy this album and your buying into fantastic vocals over smooth grooving rhythms. Easily the best £6.09 I have spent on music in a long time.


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