1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
This is an album that has a slow, indistinct, creeping dread and many sounds reminiscent of days gone by. Like all BOC albums it takes a few listens for it all to gel but I think it does here far more than any other album they have made.
There are a couple of incongruous ditties such as Jacquard Causeway which, to me, breaks the spell set up by the mellow opening tracks. It is texture though.
There are all sorts of sounds which echo previous BOC tunes but to be fair The Stones sound like The Stones in every song they do.
I can understand criticisms of this work being "dull" but to me it is the subtle, ambient and atmospheric album my headphones have been… Read more
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I originally bought this thinking that it was thon Italian chef from This Morning and that.
I was going to return it but his cheeky face simply grew on me and now he is the main focal point of my kitchen along with Worrellll Thompson and thon angry Scotsman who cooks.
No one has mentioned that it is not in fact thon Italian chef from This Morning and that so I think I have got away with it.
I would recommend this to anyone looking for, and not finding, a picture-clock of thon Italian chef from This Morning and that.
Fans of Can, Kraftwerk, Tangerine Dream and others will really enjoy this DVD.
I came to it as a Kraftwerk fan and have since listened to many of the albums by the other artists mentioned in the film. I have discovered new things as a result of watching this.
It starts off really slowly and the first third drags a little. Once you hit the early to mid-seventies then it becomes really good. If anything I would like to have seen a bit more at the end dealing with the 80s and 90s. Perhaps the film could have been in two parts or even three.
Of course the Ralf and Florian do not take part but Bartos does.
One amusing moment is when the random… Read more