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Phosphorescent Harvest [VINYL]
Phosphorescent Harvest [VINYL]
Offered by MediaMine
Price: 17.79

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars I got the LP pressing bues, 30 May 2014
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What I can here is magnificent but the surface noise on the LP sounds like it was pressed in 1924 by Paramount Records or was some one frying eggs & bacon in the studio? The packaging is absolutley beautiful the art and coloured vinyl is superb and a hi bench mark for vinyl packaging. The look is what makes an LP collectors heart skip a beat and is why I cannot bring myself to return the LP. If the album is repressed I will have to purchase again, as it stands I will have to buy the CD.
4 stars for the music but 1 for the quality of the pressing. amazon should have optional ratings: music content 4 / music quality 0


Ella Fitzgerald: The Voice Of Jazz
Ella Fitzgerald: The Voice Of Jazz
Price: 69.59

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The voice sublime, 10 Jan 2014
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5 stars for the music, 10 CD's of remastered cross label Ella, must be the best collection available at present. An expensive collection housed in a medium size box with card CD covers and a very slim hard back book. Attractive, but this collection should have received a much more substantial book and while most CD collections use the card covers these days I am not a fan. Most quotes are creditted and the song credits are exhaustive but no authour is listed anywhere in the book, which is an issue, as I find the opening blurb disrespectful and absolutley worthless. Obviously the same team who compiled the book "Verve the sound of America" text by Richard Havers are also resposible for "The voice of Jazz" as text is repeated in both books.


Ghost of Escondido
Ghost of Escondido
Price: 17.91

5.0 out of 5 stars Haunted by the ghost of Escondido, 17 Nov 2013
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This review is from: Ghost of Escondido (Audio CD)
Beautiful vocals of over mirricone soundscapes, like a 21st century Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazelwood or a slightly poppier Mazzy Star. Visit Escondido now for el grando groovy times


7 inch Sun Singles Collection: Limited Edition Red Vinyl
7 inch Sun Singles Collection: Limited Edition Red Vinyl
Price: 39.89

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Box of 7 inch Suns, 6 Sep 2013
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Groovy red coloured vinyl, replica vinatge paper sleeves in a handsome sturdy box. No issues with the playing. Docked a star for lack of booklet or liner notes. Unofficial release but nicely put together.


Pushin' Against a Stone [VINYL]
Pushin' Against a Stone [VINYL]
Price: 19.36

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Valerie, I love her, 23 Jun 2013
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Stunning debut for Valerie June, channelling old time songsters like sister Rosetta Thorpe to modern chanteuse Cassandra Wilson.
Impeccable playing and production assisted by Black Key Dan Auerbach. Buy the vinyl and complete the experience with a visual enhancement as the cover is one of the most compelling images of album cover art to come along in a long time, even the card is heavy duty to encase the 180gram record. In an age of mediocrity and instant disposability Pushin' against a stone is a precious jewel to treasure.


Backstreets Of Desire
Backstreets Of Desire
Price: 13.84

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Big easy, 13 Jun 2013
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This review is from: Backstreets Of Desire (Audio CD)
Thanks to Big Beat for this wonderful re issue of Willy Deville's overlooked 1992 masterpiece. Re packaged and re released this is the 2nd of Deville's New Orleans inspired comeback albums. Big New Orleans Funk,Soul sound mixed with with mariachi horns and strings and that voice. Bring to boil for a spicy musical gumbo. check out "In New Orleans" for a second serve.


Caston & Majors (Expanded Edition)
Caston & Majors (Expanded Edition)
Price: 10.26

4 of 10 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Caston & Majors & Webber, 21 April 2013
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Not a lost soul classic more like Joseph's technicolour Jesus Christ Superstar. Berry Gordy apparantly rejected this albumn and hated it. Berry Gordy was right.


Bad Doings Big Ideas A Bill Willingham Dlx HC
Bad Doings Big Ideas A Bill Willingham Dlx HC
by Bill Willingham
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 32.66

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Fumblings, 21 April 2013
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Good artwork on the whole but the stories lack cohesion or plot or conclusion or excitement. I know all of these elements are not always essential but maybe at least one would have maintained interest. I wanted to like this as the premise is interesting but the execution did not follow through. Fables are cautionary tales not sketches.


Oh! Suzy-Q - The definitive and remastered edition
Oh! Suzy-Q - The definitive and remastered edition
Price: 11.39

5.0 out of 5 stars Its swamp baby, 19 Feb 2013
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King o Rockabilly, King O swamp and King o Pop. Cramps and Creedence cant be wrong. Essential to any serious music collection.


Le Havre [Blu-ray]
Le Havre [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Andre Wilms
Price: 8.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Finny French, 19 Feb 2013
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This review is from: Le Havre [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)
Aki Kurasmaki always seems to draw the very best from his cast. Apart from the different local, France, this is still very identifiable as a Kurasamaki film. Happy,sad, quirky characters in difficult circumstances he even makes the French locales look like his Americana version of Helsinki. As allways very rewarding.


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