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Thunk
Thunk

5.0 out of 5 stars Obscure gem of downtempo grooves, 25 Feb 2014
This review is from: Thunk (Audio CD)
I'm compelled to write a review here to counter the 1 star review from someone concerning delivery problems. Leggo Beast was, formerly one half of the duo Bullitnuts. Both acts were on the Pork label, best known for Fila Brazillia. Thunk is arguably the best of Leggo Beast's four albums, well IMO, basically chilled hip hop grooves with multi layered melodies. If the likes of Fila Brazillia, Lemon Jelly, Mr Scruff, Bonobo and others at the lighter end of the downtempo spectrum float your boat, Thunk is well worth buying ...if you can find it.


Hard House Sessions: Monster Club Hits and Hands-in-the-Air Classics
Hard House Sessions: Monster Club Hits and Hands-in-the-Air Classics
Price: 6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars 100 % adrenalin rush, 14 Feb 2014
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Unlike the other reviewer I'm a big fan of hard dance and have pretty much all the compilations from Trade, Nukleuz, Tidy Trax and Euphoria. Sure, limited the genre may be but like folk who only drink Guinness or keep holidaying in Magaluf year after year I cant get enough of it. Including those labels this selection is right up among the best containing dancefloor stormers like BK's Revolution and Mark Gray's 99.9. These tunes aint subtle or crafted but they are bl***y exciting and are guaranteed to wake up anybody from their torpor. Ideal for accompanying any adrenalin pumping activity.


Extreme Euphoria Vol.4: Mixed By Lisa Lashes, Bk & the Tidy Boys
Extreme Euphoria Vol.4: Mixed By Lisa Lashes, Bk & the Tidy Boys

5.0 out of 5 stars The peak of hard dance, 7 Feb 2014
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Cracking compliation of gutquaking hard house numbers just made for pedal to the metal speeding down a long and winding empty road. Hard dance has come in for a lot of flak for being dumb, loud floor to the floor and unlistenable outside clubs. I disagree with the last bit but sure it isnt subtle and refined and that's why I like it. There's no concession to the charts with gentler numbers with lame girlie vocals pasted on top, which many trance producers succumbed to in the late 90s. The three CDs here are unapolegetically fast, fierce and dont let up. Viz quality it's a close call but the BK disc just edges it for me. I've about 60 plus hard dance compilations many from Tidy Trax, Nukleuz, Frantic and Trade etc. i play this one more than most and would recommend it to anyone interested in checking out why the 90s was the peak of the club scene.


Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom - Special Edition [DVD]
Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom - Special Edition [DVD]
Dvd ~ Harrison Ford
Offered by MusicnMedia
Price: 7.27

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Temple of Gloom, 2 Jan 2014
This film is quite unpleasant in a dark and gratuitous way and not really that suitable for family viewing although it's often broadcast before the watershed. I refer to the dinner and heart ripping scenes in particular. Worse though is the lack of humour which marked out the original. Then things really did go downhill after here which is why I give two rather than one star. I'd normally expect adventure yarns of this sort to rip along at a fair old pace and leave you with a sense of exhilaration but this is slow while the action scenes are generally tedious and predictable. This film just left me feeling pretty downcast.


Weapons Of Mass Creation
Weapons Of Mass Creation
Price: 8.02

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of those rare albums that you should have more than 1 copy of, 29 Sep 2013
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It is now September 2013 and this is still the best d n b compilation Hospital have released. No, change that, it's the best d n b comp anyone's released. Big epic banging liquid funk right from the cracking opening with LE's mix of the Hard Fi tune Hard To Beat, a definite highlight now that there are any duffers. I'm playing this album as I type and have to correct myself again. It's one of the best electronica / dance albums there is. Period.


Topkapi [DVD]
Topkapi [DVD]
Dvd ~ Peter Ustinov
Price: 10.01

3 of 9 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A comedy thriller that's neither exciting nor amusing, 9 Aug 2013
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This review is from: Topkapi [DVD] (DVD)
I remember seeing this at school on film night way back in time and watched it again only to see why I thought I might've enjoyed it as a young'un. Maybe I then liked it because saturday night detention was the usual option. Last night's viewing is a different story. It's long and ponderous, with the actual heist only taking up the last 20% of the film..and it isn't very thrilling at that. So that's the 'thriller' part taken care of. As for the 'comedy' if that's the stuff about the drunk chef, well be still my aching sides. Melina Mercouri is irritatingly unattractive and her performance hammy to say the least. I dont mind if films date, that's often part of their appeal but if they're just slow and dull, well that's unforgivable.


Pandemonium
Pandemonium

5.0 out of 5 stars A behemoth of an album, 8 Aug 2013
This review is from: Pandemonium (Audio CD)
The opening 4 tracks here are all 5 star crackers that I play repeatedly, Millennium being my fave, IMO one of the best 2 or 3 tracks of KJ's career. That said there are no duffers. You can play this through from start to finish. It's a heavy and epic album but mostly melodic with the arguable excpetion of the fierce Exorcism. Geordie's guitars are on top form, the crunchy riffing definitely influencing the likes of Rammstein and Jaz's vocals have never been better before or since. In a nutshell if Rammstein, NIN, Ministry etc are your bag you need to discover this album. For my money it's KJ's best.


Tomorrow's Harvest
Tomorrow's Harvest
Price: 9.15

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Album of 2013 so far...no contest, 11 Jun 2013
This review is from: Tomorrow's Harvest (Audio CD)
Well thank gawd they did'nt retire as they'd gone to ground for so long because this album is just the mutts nuts as far as I'm concerned. Love it right from the off and I've played it through 4 times already and I only bought it yesterday. There's enough of a progression for them to not be accused of offering the same old stuff but there's still enough of the familiar trademark sounds not to make you think 'WTF are they playing at' as has been the case with Massive Attack's 'Heligoland' and Groove Armada's 'Black Light'. This is the best release from Warp in aeons. Great cover pic as well. Welcome back fellas, it's been worth the wait.


Odeon
Odeon
Price: 11.61

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Should've been an instrumental album only, 29 May 2013
This review is from: Odeon (Audio CD)
After all the disappointing latest releases by loads of fave acts like Bonobo, Massive Attack, Groove Armada, Lamb..I guess it was asking too much for Tosca to hold their own. Ten tracks and 6 with vocals. 10 tracks and 6 largely spoilt by unnecessary and sometimes poor singing which jar badly. The music itself is what you'd expect from Tosca. Maybe a nice please to the lads to re-release this as an instrumental album's in order?


Original Hits - 80s 12''
Original Hits - 80s 12''
Offered by Fulfillment Express
Price: 13.01

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars When you filter out all the gash this isn't quite the bargain it seems, 22 May 2013
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The compilers would've been better off putting the original mixes of the best tunes onto just 2 or 3 CDs instead of padding the whole affair out with many tracks that are utter gash. Worse still is that some of the best songs have been remixed out of all recognition, the worst offender being 3rd division trance merchant Union Jack's abomination of a reworking of Simple Minds epic Waterfront. There are some very good 80s 12" comps out there which stick to themes e.g. synth pop, dance numbers and have just 1-3 discs. Here the selection is far too eclectic meaning that most listeners probably skip several tracks on each disc.


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