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The Ward Porter
The Ward Porter
by Odysseus
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Billy Childish writes again..., 24 May 2016
This review is from: The Ward Porter (Paperback)
It's "The Childish" again. Billy Childish is a hero to many but unknown of, to most. It's a shame that talent such as Bill's doesn't get a wider platform (he's just not willing to play the game) but it's a joy to see him writing, painting and making records well into his 50s. God bless Billy Childish and all who sail in him!


ART OFFICIAL AGE [VINYL]
ART OFFICIAL AGE [VINYL]
Price: £18.78

5.0 out of 5 stars Not his finest moment by any means, 23 May 2016
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Not his finest moment by any means, but it deserves 5 stars nonetheless as it's still head and shoulders above the average release. God bless Prince (God doesn't exist you understand, but God bless him anyway). Thankyou for the music, you were a unique musician and a very special human being.


PLECTRUMELECTRUM [VINYL]
PLECTRUMELECTRUM [VINYL]
Price: £13.65

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not his finest moment by any means, 23 May 2016
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Not his finest moment by any means, but it deserves 5 stars nonetheless as it's still head and shoulders above the average release. God bless Prince (God doesn't exist you understand, but God bless him anyway). Thankyou for the music, you were a unique musician and a very special human being.


Black Sabbath : Black Sabbath (HMV UK Orange vinyl)
Black Sabbath : Black Sabbath (HMV UK Orange vinyl)

5.0 out of 5 stars They were mastered from better sources than the recent CD remasters and are a ..., 12 May 2016
This is the 2015 special pressing by Universal / BMG Music to celebrate HMV retail (UK) push back into vinyl sales throughout its chain. The first 3 Black Sabbath titles were pressed on coloured vinyl, in editions of 500 - and sold-out within a week. They were mastered from better sources than the recent CD remasters and are a worthy addition to anyone's Sabbath collection.


Black Sabbath : Master of Reality (HMV UK Purple vinyl)
Black Sabbath : Master of Reality (HMV UK Purple vinyl)
Offered by actionrecords
Price: £49.99

5.0 out of 5 stars They were mastered from better sources than the recent CD remasters and are a ..., 12 May 2016
This is the 2015 special pressing by Universal / BMG Music to celebrate HMV retail (UK) push back into vinyl sales throughout its chain. The first 3 Black Sabbath titles were pressed on coloured vinyl, in editions of 500 - and sold-out within a week. They were mastered from better sources than the recent CD remasters and are a worthy addition to anyone's Sabbath collection.


Black Sabbath : Paranoid (HMV UK Blue vinyl)
Black Sabbath : Paranoid (HMV UK Blue vinyl)

5.0 out of 5 stars They were mastered from better sources than the recent CD remasters and are a ..., 12 May 2016
This is the 2015 special pressing by Universal / BMG Music to celebrate HMV retail (UK) push back into vinyl sales throughout its chain. The first 3 Black Sabbath titles were pressed on coloured vinyl, in editions of 500 - and sold-out within a week. They were mastered from better sources than the recent CD remasters and are a worthy addition to anyone's Sabbath collection.


The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground
Offered by Fulfillment Express
Price: £68.55

4.0 out of 5 stars It's not the best of the VU boxsets, 21 Mar. 2016
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This review is from: The Velvet Underground (Audio CD)
It's not the best of the VU boxsets. Much of the unreleased material has been released before unfortunately, but it's a fantastic album, and if you can find it at a good price YOU NEED IT :)


Street Vegan: Recipes and Dispatches from the Cinnamon Snail Food Truck
Street Vegan: Recipes and Dispatches from the Cinnamon Snail Food Truck
by Adam Sobel
Edition: Paperback
Price: £19.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book. Full of adventurous sandwich and baked goods ..., 21 Mar. 2016
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Great book. Full of adventurous sandwich and baked goods recipes from the famous Cinnamon Snail in New York. They may have a food truck but their recipes are far from UK burger vans! Very intersting book, good photographs too - one comment, for all cookbooks - I know that full page photos of the recipes are expensive BUT they're a must, every single recipe should have a photo illustrating the finished results. Same with this one, I reckon there are photos for 50-75% of the recipes - I want to see them all! Thankyou, please.


KSM213CDM Sony CD Mechanism, KSS213C laser fitted & all motors fits many models
KSM213CDM Sony CD Mechanism, KSS213C laser fitted & all motors fits many models

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars new transport for Arcam CD73, 11 Mar. 2015
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I was the unfortunate owner of an Arcam cd player - everyone seems to have a problem with the transport after a year or so - ridiculous considering the cost. I bought this transport and asked my able - electrical enginerring - friend to replace the broken mechanism for me.

It was easy as pie, and he had it done within a half hour - one basic solder joint needed to install.

One word of caution before buying (nothing to do with the Sony mechanism itself) the Arcam wouldn't read discs/wouldn't acknowledge a disc in the player. Upon investigation we realised it wasn't a fault of the mechanism/laser per se - merely that the mechanism over time drops a fraction of a milimetre so as to not place the disc high enough when presenting to the laser - thus making it unreadable.

The fix? a piece of simple masking tape or otherwise, on the transport (directly on top, so that the un-sticky portion touches the CD inner ring everytime - and voila, the player reads the disc and everything is fine - meaning I could have saved buying a new transport :(

Still, this transport works perfectly and no faults with it at all.
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The Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel
by Matt Zoller Seitz
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £17.94

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 stars all the way, 11 Mar. 2015
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A beautiful book that's a plus for any Wes Anderson fan. (even aestetically it fits with the other books previously published). The minutae involved in the production of this is fantastic, exacty the kind of broderline-autistic documenting you'd hope to find from a book about WA, I'm impressed.


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