E. Hoskin

"The EdVenture"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 63% (32 of 51)
Location: Paris, France


Top Reviewer Ranking: 706,114 - Total Helpful Votes: 32 of 51
All Aboard! ~ Various
All Aboard! ~ Various
Hi - I realised that it can no longer be found anywhere (the original tape/vinyl version of All Aboard), so i took my parents' cassette and recorded it onto my pc. Therefore, I now have high-quality WAVs, and regular MP3s (both can be turned into audio cds) of the album. Give me a shout if you want a copy...
Let's Change The World With Music ~ Prefab Sprout
2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed in demos, 22 Feb 2012
I'm a big fan of the Sprout and Paddy (up until he became all too happy twinkly later on...), but this album on first/2nd/3rd listen is a real disappointment. I was excited by the prospect of hearing these songs as Jordan was a great (if maybe not their best) album.

For me, the problem is - as the BBC review says - the Dolby/band process is missing and with Prefab Sprout, the production/arrangement means a LOT. Thomas Dolby was at his best producing PS; listening to them on headphones is a real audio pleasure.

WARNING FOR DRUMMERS/MUSICIANS:.. The programmed drums are absolutely terrible: dumb, juvenile, cheesy, .. just awful. As a drummer, personally I can't take the… Read more
Live At Knebworth - Deluxe Edition ~ Various Artists
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
I'm sure I have already written one review about this (and seen another person's negative review), but he we go again.
The sound seems to be unbelievably awful, with rising and falling sounds all the time. To me, it seems like one of those radio-style super-compression microphones was used, because the result sounds like old cassette recorders' recordings.
I actually cannot watch this, it is so bad. It annoys me a lot, after waiting years and years to re-enjoy this great concert. Fortunately the CDs are great, but my advice is don't waste your money.