My music taste is mostly stuck in the 1970s: Turkish Psychedelia, Italian Soundtracks, US Soul & Funk, Library, Northern Soul, Folk, Krautrock, etc. I mostly only review things that I like and I don't review books.
Featuring 24 tracks recorded for British Library music labels KPM, De Wolfe, Amphonic and Conroy between 1967 and 1974, all of this music was intended for use by TV & film studios and radio stations and was never commercially available. None of the music here was made to order. Instead, Library labels would commission music and send out vinyl demonstration copies of it to production companies, who would then use any of the music that was suitable under license from the labels.
Music wise, this is a very good compilation from Soul Jazz Records and it's almost a companion piece to their TV Sound and Image album from a… Read more
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I never thought I'd refer to a frying pan as being cute, but that's exactly what this is - cute and it's ideal for frying a single egg sunny side up. With a bit of care it is possible to turn an egg over but if you like to baste your fried eggs so that you get a pinkish film over the yolk, forget it with this pan. Non-stick, it produces a perfect circular fried egg every time.
I've had a vinyl rip of this for a few years and was surprised to find it available to download on Amazon. Taken from a French TV drama and originally released as a 7" in 1971, this is an extraordinary single and the B-side just edges it. Both feature full on guitars with wordless Edda Dell'orso-esque vocals floating over the top and it's 4 minutes and 41 seconds of absolute genius - it's like Morricone on acid. 'Un soir chez Norris' was re-worked by David Holmes for the Ocean's 11 soundtrack and 'Chasse à l'homme' - which features some amazing blistering fuzz guitar - found its way onto Amorphous Androgynous's A Monstrous… Read more