Ben Stock Sings... Noël Coward - Music review

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Recorded at London’s Baker Street Studios, this album features 11 glorious tracks, with new piano arrangements by musical director/accompanist Inga Davis-Rutter and Ben Stock, and celebrates the songs of renowned playwright, songwriter and ‘wit’, Mr Noël Coward. The album also features some of Coward’s contemporaries (Cole Porter and George & Ira Gershwin) in order to enhance the stories of his songs, plus the rarely recorded song ‘When My Ship Comes Home’. The album goes hand in hand with Ben’s latest one-man show celebrating the work of Noël Coward... [click here...]

 

 

Ukick - Toy review

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The UKick fuses elements of badminton and street football, the aim is to keep UKick off the ground for as long as you can. Use your hands or feet, play alone or with friends... [click here...]

 

 

Mega Jump: Jump Rope - Toy review

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Jump like a pro with the new Wicked Mega Jump. Whether you're a complete beginner or an advanced level rope jumper, super smooth rotation is key, that's why Mega Jump has high quality ball-bearing axles for super silky smooth spins... [click here...]

 

 

Booma: Indoor Foam Boomerang - Toy review

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The Wicked Vision Booma is so good that London based Wicked Vision claims that it sells more to Australia each year than Australia make themselves. Its low price point means it’s affordable for anyone and can we thrown by everyone. It’s fun, exciting, safe and helps keep everyone active. The indoor Booma allows you to throw and catch like a pro in the confines of your living room, bedroom or garden. Made from special Memorang foam is won’t smash anything or hurt anyone. The Junior Booma has a flight range of 1-3 metres, but there are different ranges, depending on your garden/home size... [click here...]

 

Greatest Themes from the Spaghetti Westerns

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Silva Screen Records release a digital album of music from the films of legendary directors Quentin Tarantino and Sergio Leone. The timeless Spaghetti Westerns soundtracks by Ennio Morricone, Luis Bacalov, and Riz Ortolani depict the iconic landscape of music, sounds and themes that defined an era. Each piece has been lovingly recrafted by London Music Works, who remain as faithful to the originals as possible... [click here...]

 

Through Time and Place - Music Review

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Through Time and Place is an ambitious cross-section of James Lentini's extensive catalogue. The award-winning guitarist and composer gives us a collection of previously unreleased recordings made over the course of his long career. Almost all of them are commissioned works or competition winners... [click here...]

 

Ani Glass: Mirores - Music review

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Ani Glass's debut album Mirores is released via Recordiau Neb. The follow up to her debut EP Ffrwydrad Tawel, Mirores is the culmination of over four years developing her own sound and identity. With its tapestry of electronic sounds, elliptical melodies and samples threaded into a song cycle, the LP is based around the idea of movement and progress - one which takes us on a journey around her hometown of Cardiff... [click here...]

 

Fire in the Radio: Monuments - Music review

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Monuments is the third studio album from Philadelphia’s Fire in the Radio. From the first note of the LP’s opener, 'Let’s Get To The Start,' to the haunting outro of the closing track, 'Save Me.' the band incorporates elements of new wave, grunge, and shoegaze drone into their unique brand of indie-punk. Along the way, they give nods to influences as diverse as R.E.M., The Cure, Archers of Loaf, Bob Mould, Jawbreaker, and The Hot Snakes, while crafting a record that is unapologetically grounded in punk rock and uniquely their own... [click here...]

 

Teenage Wildlife: 25 Years of Ash - Music review

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Having successfully outlasted their self-described ‘guaranteed real teenagers’ tagline when they first burst in earshot in 1994, Ash release a Greatest Hits album, Teenage Wildlife: 25 Years Of Ash via BMG. The LP is available with a special lenticular sleeve both on vinyl and CD... [click here...]

 

Orangutwang - Toy review

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How much can you hang before he goes twaaang?! A fun, suspenseful and wild game! Take turns hanging fruit and jungle friends on the orangutan but watch out! At some point he'll be holding too much and he'll spring up and send the fruit and friends flying... you just never know when... [click here...]