Derek J. Johnston

Helpful votes received on reviews: 89% (118 of 132)
Location: Glasgow


Top Reviewer Ranking: 41,311 - Total Helpful Votes: 118 of 132
PK Green 3M DC Male To Male Power Extension Cable &hellip by PK Green
I bought this cable to daisy-chain power between two Martin Logan Clarity speakers and it works a treat, meaning I only need to use one mains socket to power two speakers. I can't speak for any other use, but it's perfect for my purpose.
The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation (LP Gatefold, 180G &hellip ~ Aynsley Retaliation Dunbar
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb vinyl reissue!, 7 Feb 2014
I first heard of Aynsley Dunbar as a drummer with Frank Zappa but never knew much about him, including the existence of the Retaliation albums, but after a quick listen on Spotify, I was sure I'd like them. Bearing in mind I've never heard these four albums before, I've no previous release to compare them to, but what I do know is they sound fantastic! There's very little background noise on the vinyl and and I wouldn't surprised to learn these reissues have an all-analogue provenance with no digital processing whatsoever - I don't know whether that's the case, but the LPs sound far too good to be digital remasters.

The music can be described as bluesyrock and maybe a bit like… Read more
Elite Arion Parabolic Roller - Black/Red Elite
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
This is a great gadget for keeping you fit during winter if, like me, you're not keen on cycling outside when it's dark, cold and wet. Before I give some tips on riding the on rollers, let me say why I think it's a 5 Star product. Firstly, it seems well made and likely to last for years; it's got a mini step-up platform to make mounting/ dismounting easier; it's foldable for convenient storage; and, it has slightly raised edges on the drums to make it harder for the bike to veer off. I thought about deducting a mark because it's reasonably noisy, but then, afaik, they're all noisy to some extant, so docking a mark on that issue would be unfair because there doesn't seem to be a quiet set… Read more