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Nuovo Morceau Subrosa
Nuovo Morceau Subrosa
Price: 11.78

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Modern Ambient Work, 12 Sep 2013
This review is from: Nuovo Morceau Subrosa (Audio CD)
Reminiscent of some of Brian Eno's ambient works (think Music for Airports, or the Plateaux of Mirror, this BT release is unlike anything he's put out before and is rather special. A wonderful, atmospheric backdrop for meditation, massage and the like.


Electric
Electric
Price: 6.00

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A new Essential Pet Shop Boys Record, 16 July 2013
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This review is from: Electric (Audio CD)
I reckon Fundamental was their last essential album, and before that Very. This, which has something in common with the limited edition Relentless that came with the latter, is just superb; a proper PSB record, which sees Chris Lowe really cutting loose on the synths.

Hard to pick the stand-out tracks but I'd include Axis, the mesmeric Fluorescent, the quintessentially PSB offering "Love Is a Bourgeois Construct", Vocal (which sounded incredible live at the O2), and their rather marvellous cover of Bruce Springsteen's The Last to Die.

On this, their 12th studio album, they sound like they are just having a really great time.


Chill Out
Chill Out

5.0 out of 5 stars Truly Great Ambient House, 8 Oct 2012
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This review is from: Chill Out (Audio CD)
Allegedly recorded in one "live" take in their studio, Trancentral, I reckon this is the best example of ambient house you can get hold of. A beautiful patchwork of sound and music that still sounds amazing some 22 years after it was first released. Cauty's other ambient house album, space (by space), is also worth getting hold of, but this is a corker, and in retrospect, is probably The KLFs finest hour.


Space
Space

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Rare Ambient Classic, 8 Oct 2012
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This review is from: Space (Audio CD)
Originally intended to be The Orb's debut album, Space was re-worked for release as a solo album following Jimmy Cauty's departure from that band. In comparison to Cauty's other ambient house record - The KLFs Chill out - Space is quite basic and unsophisticated in many ways but I seem to enjoy it more as it ages. I actually prefer it now to the Orb's early stuff. Well worth getting hold of, particularly as a companion to Chill Out.


Bodum Brazil Coffee Press, 3 Cup, 0.35 L - Black
Bodum Brazil Coffee Press, 3 Cup, 0.35 L - Black
Offered by Harts Of Stur
Price: 16.99

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Horribly Thin Glass, 8 Oct 2012
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Great idea this - basically makes a mug of coffee each time. However the glass is horribly thin - so much so that I've broken two in the space of 6 months just washing up by hand. Since you can't replace the glass on this model you have to throw it away and start-again. Will look for an alternative


1L LITRE PLASTIC SPRAY BOTTLE FOR GARDENING ETC
1L LITRE PLASTIC SPRAY BOTTLE FOR GARDENING ETC

2.0 out of 5 stars Spray not fine enough, 21 Jun 2011
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I bought the bottle to spray a soap solution onto some plants that are infested with green fly. Unfortunately, the bottle sends out largish droplets of water which simply cascaded off the leaves leaving the greenfly laughing, rather than a fine spray which would have smothered the little blighters.
Delivery was though very prompt.


How We Operate
How We Operate
Price: 8.55

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Best for a while, 23 Jun 2006
This review is from: How We Operate (Audio CD)
"Girlshapedlovedrug" seems like an odd choice of first single off this record. Its pretty good but "Tear Your Love Apart" would seem like a better choice and reminds you why Gomez still matter. Other highlights include "Notice" and title track "How We Operate." This is a more obviously produced and poppier record than any previous Gomez offerings, but their bluesy sound and sense of humour is still very much in evidence (check out the wonderful "cry on demand" for instance, or "Woman! Man! With lyrics from the sublime to the ridiculous in one verse). Although I could have lived without "chasing ghosts with alcohol" the quality of the album as a whole is very high and it is probably their most memorable outing since Liquid Skin.


Whirl-Y-Waves Vol. 3 - Sounds Imported
Whirl-Y-Waves Vol. 3 - Sounds Imported
Price: 11.76

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Compilation, 21 Jan 2006
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I've had many a happy night at Whirl-y-gig and have been hunting for the music they play for some time. This is a really good compilation and some of the best things on it are really obscure so offer a great chance to expand cd/mp3 collections. Side 1 highlights include Earthtribe and Hawke for instance, as well as more established names such as Banco Ge Gaia , System 7 and Oojami. Once it gets going it pretty much doesn't let go for the whole of the first half.
Side 2 also has some rare Gems – check out Spy from Cairo and Gaui for example. The twofish track Deep Bass 9 with its deft and subtle keyboard and guitar work, and seriously squelchy bass line ends the whole thing off with a flourish. Well wroth getting hold of.


Struts: The Complete Reference (Osborne Oracle Press Series)
Struts: The Complete Reference (Osborne Oracle Press Series)
by Herbert Schildt
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Fine as an intro, 3 Jun 2005
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I bought this book having decided to use Struts as the development framework for a project and have been pretty disappointed. Although it is good enough introductory book on Struts it isn't much of a reference manual and is far from "complete." It misses some pretty basic information (the scope of form beans for example is never really explained, and "The Struts Tag Libraries" part lacks some critical information, such as the various rules for parameters used in each tag). Many of the examples are way too simplistic - there isn't any discussion on database connectivity either with JDBC or with a persistence framework, and so on. Read it as a leg up but be prepared for the fact that you will out grow it pretty quickly - I rarely refer to my copy and I only bought it a month ago...


IBM Websphere: Deployment and Advanced Configuration (Information Management)
IBM Websphere: Deployment and Advanced Configuration (Information Management)
by Roland Barcia
Edition: Hardcover

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars If you are working on a J2EE WebSphere project you need this, 3 Jun 2005
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This is one of the most useful text books I've bought in a long time. It covers an often overlooked but very important part of J2EE development - the build and deploy phase. If you are the person who everyone expects will somehow effortlessly make WAS/J2EE apps transition smoothly into production and run happily for years with no discernable effort on your part this is the book you need. For the same reason, although it is not a developer's book, I'd recommend it to any J2EE developer who wants to make sure their next project is a success.
The book does two big things particularly well:
1) It is an excellent resource for automating the build and deploys processes resulting in huge time savings and very reproducible builds.
2) It is incredibly comprehensive on just about every tweakable parameter in the WAS environment not only telling you what values you can change but also why you might want to change them.


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