B. Broadribb

Helpful votes received on reviews: 92% (57 of 62)
Location: Wimbledon, England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,213,028 - Total Helpful Votes: 57 of 62
Palookaville ~ Fatboy Slim
Palookaville ~ Fatboy Slim
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
A very good album, but not one that I regularly choose to listen to all the way through. There are some Fatboy Slim classics - Don't Let The Man Get You Down, North West Three and the marvellous cover of The Joker being three of the standout tracks. Then there are those which are just great music, such as Song For Chesh, Long Way From Home and Wonderful Night. The majority of the album falls into this category in fact. But there are some tracks that are good but you just won't want to listen to too often. Jin Go Lo Ba and Mi Bebe Masoquista fall into this category for me. Slash Dot Dash also suffered from having to be redone at the last minute, as the original voice sample Norman Cook used… Read more
Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned ~ The Prodigy
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
When I first listened to this album I think the shock of how different it was to The Prodigy's previous work made me not appreciate just how good this album is. However after a few listens I quickly realised that this album contains some of The Prodigy's best work. I was very pleased Liam Howlett had moved away from the almost self-parodic sound of Baby's Got A Temper, a track I didn't hate but which did very little for me. Whereas one can see the progression from Experience to MFTJG to FOTL, the move to the sound of AONO is a leap that has come almost from out of nowhere. And not only does it work, but it is distinctly Prodigy-esque. Howlett has remained true to his legacy whilst changing… Read more
Push the Button ~ The Chemical Brothers
Push the Button ~ The Chemical Brothers
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
I seriously can't understand the backlash this album has received from the media and indeed many reviewers here on Amazon. All I can think of is that these are people who were "ravers" ten years ago, but have now grown up and don't want electronic music to change from how it was when they went raving. In my opinion this is a great album, and possibly even a future classic of the era along with The Prodigy's "Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned". If things didn't change music, and life, would be much more boring.
The opening track is in some ways nothing like the Chemical Brothers' previous work, but also contains elements typical to their style, and was the perfect choice as the debut… Read more

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