Matthew J. McGuinness

Helpful votes received on reviews: 87% (13 of 15)
Location: Midlands UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,625,107 - Total Helpful Votes: 13 of 15
Keeping Britain Tidy by Steve Hollyman
Keeping Britain Tidy by Steve Hollyman
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What a read !, 9 Nov 2010
Keeping Britain Tidy is an extensive affirmation of the indulgence of self-destruction, an explicit exploration of alienation administering comic relief in heavy doses throughout.
Hollyman crafts a cautionary tale of supercharged morality served with acrimonious clarity and revolutionary command.

The content and ethos is animalistic, recurringly extorting the reader to an uncomfortable proving ground of intellectual hierarchy.
The methodical writing ultimately triumphs, eloquently contrasting and relieving from well-developed colloquial subjects.

A thrilling consolidation of fate - a vivid testimonial to the torment of thought.
Volta: Extra Tracks ~ Björk
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Volta review, 24 Jun 2007
Bjork's latest offering `Volta' invites new and old fans to follow her unstoppable career to new heights. The album is essentially a catalogue of sounds forged into ten tracks, taking the listener on a journey through the weird and wonderful. Emerging through the other side is not for the faint hearted, as the music requires the punter to be attentive and almost submissive to what's going on. Very rewarding listening to those who embrace it, on the other hand sceptics of her trademark vocal technique need take no notice. This album is a consistent progression away from what is considered accessible, leaving critique at the doorstep and further raising the heights of originality… Read more