M. J. Brookes

Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (15 of 16)
Location: london, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 186,546 - Total Helpful Votes: 15 of 16
Mannish Boys ~ The Stax & Volt Recordings 1969-74 ~ The Newcomers
Hard to add to the previous excellent review but...

I'm a big fan of soul harmony groups and trailed this release from the 'Mannish Boy' track on Kent's excellent 'In Perfect Harmony: Sweet Soul Groups 1968-1977' compilation.

At first I was a bit disappointed that it seemed there was nothing on this album to match that track but I persevered with a few listens and I'm pleased that I did as the album only reveals it's quality if given some space and attention.

There are a couple of potential stinkers on here, particularly 'The Martian Hop', but even that is done with enough panache to be (mostly) excused. The more obvious tracks, particularly the A-sides of… Read more
JVC HA-S160-S-E FLATS Lightweight Headphones - Sil&hellip by JVC
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I listen to a lot of music at work on the PC in a shared office and these do the job well at the right price.

I will wear them a couple of hours at a time and find them comfortable, although longer than a couple of hours and I do notice a slight pressure on the head.

That said, I'd rather they were tight than have them falling off and the ear pads are well-padded and comfortable.

It's hard to judge the sound quality as the source (an aged PC) is hardly prime, but I listen to a very wide range of music and have no complaints, especially with the bass which is important to me.

It's also worth noting that there seems to be little sound leakage… Read more
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Happy, 15 Feb 2013
Bought this for my wife and she's very pleased with the look and quality.

Not the cheapest on the market but the quality is good and represents good value.

The fur is soft and natural-looking and the size and fit suits her head and she finds it comfortable to wear.


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