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Drenge
Drenge
Price: £10.58

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Teenage rage (revisited), 28 Aug. 2013
This review is from: Drenge (Audio CD)
Really enjoying this album - this 40something reviewer enjoying some proper teenage anger. There's not enough teenage anger in music these days. For a two piece this is a fairly fulsome sound. Curiously, for an album described elsewhere as 'punk' the guitars remind me of some of the hardcore riffing that Helmet used to serve up (40somethings, eh?) Very good album indeed and getting better to these ears.


Routledge Handbook of International Criminal Law (Routledge Handbooks)
Routledge Handbook of International Criminal Law (Routledge Handbooks)
by Nadia Bernaz
Edition: Paperback
Price: £36.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Introductory Text, 10 Sept. 2012
I teach International Criminal Law to postgraduate and undergraduate students at a University. I received this book as an inspection copy and find it to be an excellent text for students approaching this subject for the first time or practitioners moving into the field. It is very well written, well supported and referenced and has good coverage of the field, including for example, discussion on drug trafficking and money laundering offences which are overlooked in other texts. It has come a fraction late for students this session, but I will be recommending it as the coursebook in future. A worthy addition to the field.


Laughing All The Way To The Cleaners - The Best Of
Laughing All The Way To The Cleaners - The Best Of
Price: £8.49

12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars You would be crazy not to, 19 Dec. 2011
My only concern about buying a 47 track Lemonheads compilation for under a fiver was whether the sound quality would be poor. Having listened to it, the sound is just as good (and in some instances better) than from the original albums. This compilation contains all 'the greats' and some hard to find tracks like 'Different Drum' which would be worth the purchase price alone. My only half serious complaint is that I almost wish it didn't include tracks from 'Shame about Ray' as they are best heard in the context of that classic album. Every Lemonheads fan subconsciously knows that 'Rudderless' should segue gorgeously into 'My Drug Buddy'. Anybody getting started with the Lemonheads should begin with 'Shame about Ray' and then move onto this.
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Got, Not Got: The A-Z of Lost Football Culture, Treasures and Pleasures
Got, Not Got: The A-Z of Lost Football Culture, Treasures and Pleasures
by Derek Hammond
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £19.99

18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a scorcher!, 10 Oct. 2011
Anyone who spent time collecting Panini stickers, Shoot annuals or dreaming about owning late 70's Admiral football strips will love this book. After an initial curious flick, I found myself engrossed again in the trivia that so preoccupied my life between the age of 5 and 15 and laughing until my ribs hurt. The opening quote of the book from Ron Atkinson sets the tone. Really enjoyable.


Father, Son, Holy Ghost
Father, Son, Holy Ghost
Price: £7.12

11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A surprise hit, 13 Sept. 2011
This review is from: Father, Son, Holy Ghost (Audio CD)
After being rather bemused by their first album, a ramshackle low-fi affair, which I disliked on first hearing but have slowly warmed to, I hadn't anticipated having much interest in their subsequent work. I find myself REALLY liking this album - again, its a fairly disparate collection from catchy pop hooks to J Mascis inspired effects pedal work outs (and the beginning of 'Die' is straight from Wolfmother) but this only adds to its attractions. The production is more full on this album and this helps the songs to breathe. I'll be grooving to this for a while.


Halcyon Digest
Halcyon Digest
Price: £10.47

5.0 out of 5 stars Favourite release of 2010, 25 May 2011
This review is from: Halcyon Digest (Audio CD)
I had to be in the right mood for Deerhunter's previous album (microcastle etc), but this is a fantastic album that sustains its overall woozy, hypnotic feeling throughout. For me, it works best as an album to listen through as a whole rather than as individual tracks. The lyrics are an interesting revelation and will make many view the single 'Helicopter' in a whole new light! I can't think of an album from 2010 that I enjoyed more.


Greatest Palace Music
Greatest Palace Music

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great reworking, 9 Dec. 2007
This review is from: Greatest Palace Music (Audio CD)
I totally disagree with the poor review given this album by Karl B. This is a fantastic collection of reworked songs by Will Oldham - of his own old material. The weakest track on here is probabably the first track, 'New Partner', thereafter follows a wonderful collection of countrified Oldham material. 'Horses' and 'West Palm Beach' in particular are given a new poignancy. The sound of someone unafraid to give their own old material a new life. Excellent.


Vision Valley
Vision Valley
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Price: £9.98

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Summer rockin' at its best, 9 Jun. 2006
This review is from: Vision Valley (Audio CD)
This album seems to be becoming an overlooked gem. It manages to squeeze in many of the essential ingredients of great pop music - spiky guitars, blissed out melodies, swearing and cheesy handclaps. During the 31 minutes for the album, the songs check in, deliver the great hook and check out. My favourite album of 2006 so far.


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