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Marrissey

 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (198 of 239)
Location: Bristol
Birthday: 5 July

Interests
Films and music of all genres and from all over the place. Really all that matters to me is that it's entertaining and someone's put a bit of soul into it.
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 747,741 - Total Helpful Votes: 198 of 239
Rewolf ~ Asobi Seksu
Rewolf ~ Asobi Seksu
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Sublime Surprise., 8 Feb 2010
Asobi Seksu have long preferred to title their particular brand of music the rather illustrious moniker of "Dream Pop". Upon listening to the eponymous debut Asobi Seksu and especially follow-up Citrus one might well have considered it more appropriate to assign them a part of the Shoegaze canon - with clear influences from My Bloody Valentine and the like.

With new LP, Hush, things changed somewhat - it was a slower album with the leanings to Shoegaze but the departure was far more apparent. Instead of… Read more
Funuke, Show Some Love, You Losers [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Eriko Sato
14 of 17 people found the following review helpful
"Funuke, Show Some Love, You Losers" explores the reverberations that one particularly polluted family member can enact upon their siblings and parents. Returning home from Tokyo for her parents' funeral, failed yet hopelessly aspiring actress Sumika Wago (played by Eriko Sato) resurrects her tawdry family tensions with her older brother and younger sister. Sato does a particularly good job portraying the spoilt, manipulative, and menacing Sumika and it is her performance that gives the film much of its merit. Particularly enjoyable and humorous is Sumika's struggle to come to terms with her newfound rural surroundings and being returned to her home roots. Director Daihachi Yoshida uses… Read more
Acoustic at Olympic Studios <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Acoustic-Olympic-Studios-Asobi-Seksu/dp/artist-redirect/B001VAAY5E">Asobi Seksu</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
Acoustic at Olympic Studios Asobi Seksu MP3 Download
5.0 out of 5 stars A sublime surprise, 4 Oct 2009
Asobi Seksu have long preferred to title their particular brand of music the rather illustrious moniker of "Dream Pop". The more traditional among us, upon listening to debut LP "Asobi Seksu" and especially follow-up "Citrus" might find have considered it more appropriate to assign them a part of the Shoegaze canon - with clear influences from My Bloody Valentine and the like.

With new LP, "Hush", things changed somewhat - it was a slower album with the leanings to Shoegaze but the departure was far more apparent. What this acoustic release, At Olympic Studios, shows is not that this was down to the quality of the songs, but the strange compromise they had found. Instead of… Read more

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