Pieter Uys

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Gaunt youth
Top Reviewer Ranking: 487
Helpful votes received on reviews: 87% (20,744 of 23,840)
Location: Johannesburg
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Writing, reading and music.



Top Reviewer Ranking: 487 - Total Helpful Votes: 20744 of 23840
storm the gates of heaven LP ~ Wayne County And The Electric Chairs
storm the gates of heaven LP ~ Wayne County And The Electric Chairs
1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Storm the Gates of Heaven reveals unusual aspects of County's work: serious, reflective and profound. The monologue introducing the title track is the only part that may be considered offensive. The sound is a blend of bass, lead & rhythm guitar, drums & percussion by the versatile Electric Chairs.

Embellished by Hammond organ, the title track rages against and laments the suffering caused by religious wars. Anger may dominate but it does not lack humor. Cry Of Angels is an eloquent, even anthemic defense of Enlightenment values on which the guitar textures and the hook around the chorus superbly complement one another.

The special guitar effects, fierce vocals and the… Read more
PS (PhosphatidylSerine) Nature's Brain Booster A V&hellip by PhD Parris M. Kidd
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This work is based on the findings of numerous clinical studies spanning more than two decades. The phospholipid phosphatidylserine shows great promise as a brain protector.

Phospholipids consist of fatty acids, glycerol, the mineral phosphorus and an amine (a molecule with nitrogen and carbon atoms). The most abundant phospholipid in the membranes of brain cells is phosphatidylcholine (Lecithin).

According to the clinical trials, phosphatidylserine performs a variety of functions like determining which nutrients may enter the cell, influences the shape of receptors, promotes the growth of dendrites and boosts the mitochondria (cell engines) in generating energy… Read more
Horses And High Heels ~ Marianne Faithfull
Horses And High Heels ~ Marianne Faithfull
2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Stirring and soulful, 16 Nov 2011
Hal Wilner has done a spectacular production job on these quality songs, enabling Marianne to make the most of her familiar styles and successfully navigate some new ones.

There are mournful songs of resignation, some with eerie undertone.
The solemn, brooding track The Stations with its chiming guitars opens the album on a note of unease as a narrative of addiction, anguish and dread unfolds.

Those magnificent chimes return to blast jangling showers of doom over the arresting imagery of That's How Every Empire Falls. What a magnificent arrangement for this great song.

This introspection and melancholia of Goin' Back dips into the spooky sometimes on… Read more