F. D. Pastore

"indie boy"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 84% (37 of 44)
Location: The cultural backwater of Milton Keynes


Top Reviewer Ranking: 469,711 - Total Helpful Votes: 37 of 44
Definitely Maybe [3CD Deluxe Edition] ~ Oasis
3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Oasis and their music will always be closely associated with my time as a student in Cardiff. One of my earliest memories of Cardiff involves hanging around outside the now defunct Astoria nightclub to buy exorbitantly priced tickets to watch an Oasis gig.It was September 1994 and Definitely Maybe had been out a week. My mates and I were anxious not miss out on all the excitement and we were certainly not disappointed. At the time Oasis had built up a reputation for their confrontational stage shows and sure enough Liam provoked the Adidas clad throng to the point where someone threw a pint at him. The Gallagher sibling promptly stormed off the stage. Noel stormed off after him. There was a… Read more
Swagger ~ Blue Aeroplanes
Swagger ~ Blue Aeroplanes
Every once in a while something comes along that makes you sit up and take notice. Or so the old adage goes. In my case Swagger by alt rock also-rans, The Blue Aeroplanes, is that something.
I missed out on this release the first and second time round so my opinion isn't swayed by nostalgia, just a soft spot for indie bands of the old school. And The Blue Aeroplanes jangle along like REM in their prime. I guess the unique selling point for this band is its lead singer, Gerard Langley, the missing link between Michael Stipe and Allen Ginsberg. He talked rather than sang, reciting his beat poetry in dark glasses while a dancer `interpreted' the songs.
The album begins with Langley… Read more
Bright Marketing: Why should people bother to buy &hellip by Robert Craven
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I have seen Robert speak so when I had the opportunity to review this book for B2B Marketing Magazine I took my chance to read this book.

It is practical enough to actually make it useful to a small business owner. Read it with a pen in your hand and be honest with yourself.

I am glad that I had the opportunity to read this new book and I will now go on to read the other two books that I bought from Robert when I last saw him speak.