Mr. M. J. Turner

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Barking ~ Underworld
Barking ~ Underworld
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A slight departure, 18 Dec 2010
I've been listening to Barking now for the past couple of months..

The first couple of listens were a bit of a surprise - they've lightened up their music a lot . . not much brooding doom and gloom on this album . . Second listens made me think they'd been blatantly influenced by Chicane on "Always loved a film", and Susumu Yokota on "Hamburg hotel". Scribble seemed very uplifting and bright . . not usual words I'd use to describe a U-world album . .especially having known and collected all their works since Dubnobasswithmyheadman..Gone also are much of the U-world signatures . .the garbled chopped up tape loops and disjointed lyrics . . instead we have more clearly defined… Read more
Cosmic Motors: Ships, Cars and Pilots of Another G&hellip by Daniel Simon
5.0 out of 5 stars Compulsive purchase!, 29 Jun 2009
I was aware of the design work of Daniel Simon via his website, which gave a taster of what was to follow in Cosmic Motors.

As a fellow Industrial Designer, Daniel's work is supremely impressive: his design work is fresh and inspiring to newcomers, the skill of his artworks and imaging is dazzling by any standard - blurring the boundaries between design, CG Imaging and film..

I've spent a long time looking to find definitive and inspirational books which encompass new ideas and a fresh perspective on design. Daniel's work is a pure joy - total fantasy, but rooted in good design principles. ~I recommend his work most highly, and for the money I've yet to find a more… Read more
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Monaco rocks!, 7 July 2007
I spent 4 years plucking up the courage to spend nearly £2k on my first "proper" watch. When the moment came I was very torn - is this the stupidest thing I could be doing? Shouldn't I be a bit more down to earth? A watch is just a watch, right?


The Monaco is simply stunning. I'm now 2 years in and I still adore it with the same passion I had all those years ago. Wearing it is a real treat. It's reliable, accurate, and pretty much bulletproof. When I first got it I was babying the acrylic screen and fretting about the leather strap and clasp. All seem pretty much indestructable. Over time it has picked up a few very minor knocks . . but now it looks… Read more

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