August Davis

"august_in_uk"
(REAL NAME)
August Jordan Davis :-)
Helpful votes received on reviews: 93% (38 of 41)
Location: London, England
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,477,997 - Total Helpful Votes: 38 of 41
Mugstar -180g [VINYL] ~ Mugstar
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Peel approved!, 9 Nov 2006
Mugstar, the Liverpool four-piece, played one of the last John Peel sessions before Mr Ravenscroft's untimely demise. Huw Stephens then took up their cause having them return to Maida Vale to record another Radio 1 session and then selecting them to play at the Latitude festival June 2006. This eponymous debut album delivers the closest thing to Mugstar's live gigantic soundscapes. From the gravel crunching entry of what might be a phalanx of Roman centurions that announces the arrival of the fabulous "My Babyskull Has Not Yet Flowered" (avec its Hawkwind-esque sax ululations) to all 7mins 13secs of the sinister gallivanting of Good Posture vs Bad Posture (a Huw Stephens favourite) to the… Read more
Mugstar ~ Mugstar
Mugstar ~ Mugstar
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Peel approved!, 8 Nov 2006
Mugstar, the Liverpool four-piece, played one of the last John Peel sessions before Mr Ravenscroft's untimely demise. Huw Stephens then took up their cause having them return to Maida Vale to record another Radio 1 session and then selecting them to play at the Latitude festival June 2006. This eponymous debut album delivers the closest thing to Mugstar's live gigantic soundscapes. From the gravel crunching entry of what might be a phalanx of Roman centurions that announces the arrival of the fabulous "My Babyskull Has Not Yet Flowered" (avec its Hawkwind-esque sax ululations) to all 7mins 13secs of the sinister gallivanting of Good Posture vs Bad Posture (a Huw Stephens favourite) to… Read more
A New Book of Middle Eastern Food (Cookery Library&hellip by Claudia Roden
27 of 30 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars perfect, 19 Oct 2005
What a delight to find this book. All of the other reviewers are spot on with their championing of this treasure-trove of gorgeous recipes. As with her other books, Roden gives amusing and interesting anecdotes while relating the recipes and you can imagine the communities and individuals whence the recipes derive.
It is a must for any kitchen, with informal and easy to follow recipes making effortlessly delicious meals and treats.
Highly recommended!