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SoundPEATS A1 Wireless 4.0 Over-ear Headphone/Wired Headset with a 3.5mm Audio Cable, Built-in Microphone, Soft-touch Rubberized Exterior, Detachable Lithium Battery, Bluetooth headphones for iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, Samsung, Android Smartphones (Black)
SoundPEATS A1 Wireless 4.0 Over-ear Headphone/Wired Headset with a 3.5mm Audio Cable, Built-in Microphone, Soft-touch Rubberized Exterior, Detachable Lithium Battery, Bluetooth headphones for iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, Samsung, Android Smartphones (Black)
Offered by SOUNDSOUL Direct

4.0 out of 5 stars great set of wirelesses headphones on a budget., 9 Jan. 2016
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I got these to use in work for listening to music on my phone. With the Bluetooth 4.1 connection the cable free set up at my dest would be very handy.
They come in a nice sturdy box with a USB charging cable and optional cable to connect with normal headphones jack (male to bale wire).
The product is not the highest quality every but for £20 I am happy, they will not take too much stress so not the best option for travelling but for my desk in work it is fine. One thing I find is wearing them the wrong way (Left cup on right ear) feels better, the can part is able to fold 90 degree for storage but seems to help fit nicer on my head.
Sound wise this is no audiophile stuff but I am pretty happy, bass is just too high but a little tweek of EQ on the phone and that is fine. The controls on the headphones are handy if the phone is in your pocket. Simple volume and track skip available.
They connected no problem to my S6 and I notice play music has a second volume setting on screen when doing so (Between mix and repeat buttons), handy for a visual guide on what level the headphones are. I did try the call feature but the microphone was just too far away and made my voice appear on the other side way too low. But office environment being loud did not help.
But overall a nice set of headphones to use now and then when in the office, if you get them about the £20 mark for the sound quality I would say it is a good buy.

White Light from the Mouth of Infinity/Love of Life [VINYL]
White Light from the Mouth of Infinity/Love of Life [VINYL]
Price: £48.36

10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Review for Vinyl only., 11 Dec. 2015
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If you are thinking of buying this album then I really do not need to review the music so this is more a review of the Vinyl box set.
The package is placed inside a very nice back box. Just over 12" x 12" the records sit nicely both at the edges and in depth within the box. This is handy and stops the records moving about both in transit and when being used in the house. Box is sturdy and well made.
When opening the box you have the two albums, "White Light..." is a double within a nice gate fold and Love is in a simple single sleeve. Both are high quality sleeves and are again well made. Both albums have the Young God Records embossed on the back sleeve and no mention of record labels etc. The single disk has a printed inner and the gatefold has the albums in plain paper sleeves.
The records are for me a little under 180g but not by much (as far as I know it was never advertised as 180g) but the quality is very good. labels are the only showing the record info and even then it is minimal and just a simple notation of the Mute licensing info. Both albums have a poster and they are high quality and look really nice. Again "White Light" has a printed inner with lyrics.
The album comes with download code but unusually this has been places as a sticker on the sleeves. About 10mm wide and 40mm long they are not that big but I do prefer a small card.
The extra CD is in a simple paper slipcase also included is the insert for the 3CD edition. This was not advertised in the picture but is a nice bonus showing any new info for the 3rd CD. It is the typical Young God Records style fold out over say 8 CD sized parts printed on both sides. I have no idea if this is in all sets but a nice touch.
Overall a nice box set and for the price I say it is very fair. great present for a fan.

Iron Maiden [VINYL]
Iron Maiden [VINYL]
Price: £17.00

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars New re issues sound great., 15 Oct. 2014
This review is from: Iron Maiden [VINYL] (Vinyl)
Reissued in October 2014 this reprint is a straight copy of the original 1980 release. Adding a new barcode and a Internet address to the artwork. For me the new print in better quality but not by too much. Better printing techniques and higher resolution is most likely why it seems sharper. But the sleeve is also better quality cardboard, tougher and more durable. The print labels do look darker on this edition, not sure if it is a fault on production line but it is no real problem.
Printed from original masters (this is not the 1998 re master) on 180g black vinyl the album looks nice and new and glossy.
Now the sound, yes it is good and I think a nice like for like transfer. The band always were less positive on the first albums production but for me I love it. The drums sound great as do the guitars but for me the vocals was always the first albums plus point. Paul still sounds great and the feel is there. Turning the volume up and that bite the band always had is still there. Phantom of the Opera sounds terrific.
Like me if you want to replace those loved old vinyl albums then now is the time.

Black Button Folding Storage Pouffe Seat Stool Ottoman Toy Chest Box With Lid
Black Button Folding Storage Pouffe Seat Stool Ottoman Toy Chest Box With Lid

4.0 out of 5 stars Value and looks great, 7 Feb. 2014
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Got one of these to replace a footstool. It is the exact height as my old stool so happy to give this a go.

Quick delivery and I was worried about the size and weight of the item upon delivery. But after opening and building it I was wrong. it is pretty sturdy and says it can hold over 20 stone so even the biggest of people using it can be happy in sitting down.

It folds up really nice with removing the base from inside and then folding in from two sides it all is held within the lid for easy storage.

The leather effect is pretty good for the price but you do need to spend more for something that looks the part.

Ideal for a party or when the kids have friends round as spills and the like will wipe off no problem.

Reign In Blood [VINYL]
Reign In Blood [VINYL]

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Vinaly nice to see you., 12 Nov. 2013
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This review is from: Reign In Blood [VINYL] (Vinyl)
Just a quick review for the vinyl release by Back to Black records.

First off the sleeve is of good quality, it has a good thickness to it and the printing is also the same. The LP has an insert like the first run this is only a flimsy singles sided insert but contains the lyrics and is a direct copy of the original.

The LP is true 180g and feels it. Label is of high quality as well and looks great.

Sound is fantastic, really clear and concise. More sound in the drums and when turning up I can feel the bass drum. Vocals and guitars are also sounding great. No drop in sound at all from the re master CD and I think even a little more tone due to the positives of vinyl.

4 Port SATA PCI Expansion Card &IDE VIA VT6421a chipset
4 Port SATA PCI Expansion Card &IDE VIA VT6421a chipset
Offered by Universal Color
Price: £12.39

4.0 out of 5 stars Cheap and easy upgrade, 19 Oct. 2013
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No more SATA ports left? Then this is for you. Under win 7 I simply plug and played. No drivers needed. Depending on the install of win 7 say you have a pre built system you may need the driver disc.
But up and running and a few minutes and all works great. Fast and easy.
Build quality is a little low but for the money you can really not complain.

Surgical Steel- White LP [VINYL]
Surgical Steel- White LP [VINYL]
Offered by pulserecords
Price: £48.07

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Death metal pioneers return., 19 Oct. 2013
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In 2008 we all hoped this would happen. Is it worth it? A big yes. Very much a yes. Yes!

So how good is it? Well they have been away a long time and with some gigs over the last few years filling time they must be right back up at where they left off. And that is how it feels. Swansong for many was not a good album but these ears loved the album and the first half of the album follows a little bit on from that album. Intro "1985" feels a little bit like Judas Priest and I do feel that was the intention. More of a nod than a rip off. "Thrasher's Abattoir" has everything from the bands last five album mixed in one. Backed up with a nice production job as ever from Colin Richardson. Of course the drums sound fantastic and at times this old bass player is thinking of packing in the four stringer as I would never keep up. Riffs are also here "Cadaver Pouch Conveyor System" has that melodic guitar sound from later albums but still backs up the music with serious guitar riffing and time changes.

Fans of the bands last two albums will hate "A Congealed Clot Of Blood" back to the more melodic side and very few blastbeats on this one. I could even compare it to a few slower Sabbath numbers. Metal fans will love it, 17 years is a long time between albums and I do feel old disgruntled fans will come round.

Blastbeats and classic gore lyrics were the bands start and it is back in "The Master Butcher's Apron". The production stops it from sounding to messy. Track six or "Noncompliance to ASTM F 899-12 Standard" for me is a real highlight. Technical death metal without the wankyness that come into that style. Some nice classic rock textures that could get a Thursday rock night grooving.

Dan Wilding does a great job on drums and with is time on a drum stool you would expect nothing less. "Unfit for Human Consumption" is as tight as you can have a band this heavy and vocals trying to tell a story or just tell it as it is. The vocals never sound rushed at all and do sound very much from the 90s (a good thing).

Last track is a nice ending to the album and clocking in over 8 minutes it has some extras thrown in. Acoustic guitars helping to launch the last track into very much a symphonic style of death metal tear jerker. There is no letting up on the riffs or even the vocals so do not be worried. It does work and helps take the album up to a 47 minute mark. I have read there are another four track recorded and I wonder when and where they will come out.

But a solid album and some real replay value on this, if this it the first you have heard of this band then you are in for a treat and get ready to buy a few more of there albums. If you have them all and the reissues and also the reissues with the DVD like me then you really can relax. IT IS REALLY GOOD!

Hey! Hello! [Explicit]
Hey! Hello! [Explicit]

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Will guarantee sunshine, 22 July 2013
Recorded over one ocean, two continents and with two people. This was more of a side project for Ginger Wildheart. But it seems to have evolved from being sidelined as one of his many ventures to his so far main release this year.

The music is not that hard to get a mix of pop, punk and rock. Nothing that will shock any rock n roll fans out there and I think that is why it is getting attention. On Round Records in the UK the album has been picked up in America by The End Records. This may be helped by the fact the second member is Victoria Liedtke a New York singer who has been using her vocal talents in the Ginger Wildheart Band for a few years.

First track "Black Valentine" has all the ingredients used in the whole album. Big sing along vocals and a nice touch of guitar to get the head nodding. All instruments were played by Ginger inc the drums and these ears are impressed as the album does sound big. Each members voice fits in so well swapping some lyrics and harmonies to keep the ear keen.

"Feral Days" starts off like a classic punk band making the crowd notice them, then into some fantastic choruses. Pop punk was a name given to many bands in the 90s as the years roll on the term has been used to describe many chart bands but it still needs that punk part and the guitar noise here helps keep that. But the pop is back in "Why Can't I Be Me Without You" keeping the album engulfed in catch hooks and riffs it leads into "Swimwear" a song about summer?

Don't care what it is about it is fun. Get ready to sing along when on the bus and have a few funny looks. not exactly the lyrics from an Abba album but hey it works. "Lock for Rock (And Other Sporting Cliches)" has some nice lyrics and great song writing. Catching anyones attention with that alone it is again riddled with pop music.

With most tracks under 4 minutes "The Thrill of It All" is the second longest and the first more serious rock song here. Still containing vocals that should be used on all radio play lists it builds nicely into what is my highlight track. "How I Survived the Punk Wars" is a track that I first saw by it's amazing video (Check you tube) it is aptly named and pokes fun at those who may have a grudge with the musicians that can get success after hard work. The X Factor is for fakes and wimps, get on a stage and show what you can do is the message... well I like to think so. But seriously the song is fantastic, adding in more punk for the mix.

Back on track "I'm Gonna Kiss You Like I'm Going Away" takes the album to it's penultimate track. More power pop again and all out fun as you expect. Final track goes out in style "We're Outta Here" has used the studio time well and Ginger knows how to make an album big church choir sounds mixed with horn sections and harps.

The album was funded by fans as an exclusive one off album. The fans were asked if they mind it being released commercially to the world. They said yes and here it is 36 minutes of catchy alt pop for music fans. Replay value is high on an album like this. As you really never get fed up with pop music, people say they do but after a few beers they are up on a Saturday night dancing. But only when it is this good.

WWE: For All Mankind - The Life And Career Of Mick Foley [DVD]
WWE: For All Mankind - The Life And Career Of Mick Foley [DVD]
Dvd ~ Mick Foley
Price: £7.99

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Foley is still god, 18 April 2013
I will not go into who he is or what he has done as you do know this. But if you do this is a DVD you have to own. I will not tell you about the extras as I have yet to watch them but as far as I can see most of the matches you have. So over to the Documentary.
A little over two hours and it does go right back to when he was a kid. His family must have had a really good camera for the time as the family footage is fantastic and really sets this DVD above all other wrestlers dvds.
The whole thing is done a little different from other WWE videos. Not as much graphics or that really anhoying music they use for the "Sad" parts but a proper stripped down informative video. Old footage from WCCW, AWA, ECW and others add in to the feel of how Mick got into the business. Add in a few stories and exactly how much work he did to get here. His work back then in the 80s was unique and considered crazy.
From his first TV match up to what he does now as a stand up. Mick opens up about all the big matches like Hell in a Cell he says why he really went for it. Guests talk about Mick and tell you what they thought of him. The man really did help change the business for the better. The video quality for much of this is very good as is the sound. But it has been treated with respect and WWE deserve a bonus point in the production.

A fun watch for all fans but Foley fans need this and for kids that have not seen the "attitude" era or the "ECW" harcdore stuff it is an eyeopener. It simply is not like this now.

Add in another sort of documentary on his work on the mic, it is an extra but it is more an extention of the main feature. mick talks about promos and matches. His fellow wrestlers talk of what some of his bumps ment to them. Again done very basic it really is worth the same money again.

Fans will love this. Don't put this DVD in with the other wrestling DVDs as there is so much going on here it should be in its own section.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great low budget horror/thriller, 13 Mar. 2013
This is a great film considering the low budget and the subject of the film reading what it is about it sounds like a Low budget slasher but the film has some interesting twists in the story.
The film never treats the viewer as if they are stupid, none of the screaming behind a door to then open it. Add in a convincing lead actor the film does nothing but play to the strengths of the cast.
Add in some amazing FX done by Tom Savini it really does get you at times and this is why I liked it so much.
If you like indi films, horrors or even what Tom Savini has done before then this is one for the to watch list.

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