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Chewie Tune – the song of the wookie.

September 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
Chewie Tune – the song of the wookie.

That wookie sure can dance, as this Chewie Tune-ful piece from Eclectic Method demonstrates.

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Kim Jong-un: just make it stop!

August 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Kim Jong-un: just make it stop!

According to our chums over at Boing Boing, this is the Girls’ Generation K-pop hit that was played to near extinction by South Korea in their recent audio duel of the border bands with North Korea – no wonder Kim Jong-un was pleading to make the sonic assault stop. We’d probably mobilise our submarine fleet too!

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Dr. Cosmo’s Tape Lab- “Beyond The Silver Sea”’ (music review)

August 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Dr. Cosmo’s Tape Lab- “Beyond The Silver Sea”’    (music review)

‘Dr. Cosmo’s Tape Lab: “Beyond The Silver Sea”’ is something a little different and a lot special. It is a knowing retro-nod to great musical SF classics but with a perky 60s surf vibe. Imagine if Jeff Wayne’s ‘War Of The Worlds’ was played by the Beach Boys with guest guitarist Johnny Marr and was […]

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Metal Hurlant Chronicles: Season 2 soundtrack by Jesper Kyd (CD soundtrack review)

July 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Metal Hurlant Chronicles: Season 2 soundtrack by Jesper Kyd   (CD soundtrack review)

‘Metal Hurlant Chronicles’ is a television series where: ‘Each episode is a self-contained story taking place on a different planet with a different cast, and the episodes are linked together only by the idea that an asteroid, the “Métal Hurlant”, passes the planet in question during the events of the story.’ (Wikipedia) Given this premise, […]

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The Last Starfighter Soundtrack by Craig Safan (CD soundtrack review)

July 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Last Starfighter Soundtrack by Craig Safan   (CD soundtrack review)

As this album starts, the similarities to soundtracks from films like ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Indiana Jones’ are undeniable and you half expect it to turn into a John Williams score. There’s a triumphant feel with the brass section taking the lead, complemented by a miscellany of strings, woodwind and percussion. It’s an exciting opening that […]

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The Omega Factor Series One by Matt Fitton, Phil Mulryne, Cavan Scott and Ken Bentley (CD review)

July 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Omega Factor Series One by Matt Fitton, Phil Mulryne, Cavan Scott and Ken Bentley   (CD review)

It’s been 30 years but there is still danger from the supernatural and the occult. ‘The Omega Factor Series One’ picks up the story from all those years ago. The four episodes take us down the terrifying paranormal investigations of Department 7. There’s just one problem, it’s about to be cut. The first story. ‘From […]

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Counter-Measures Series 04 boxset by Mark Wright, Cavan Scott, Matt Fitton, John Dorney and Ken Bentley (CD review).

July 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Counter-Measures Series 04 boxset by Mark Wright, Cavan Scott, Matt Fitton, John Dorney and Ken Bentley (CD review).

I have a little thrill of excitement when the music from ‘Counter-Measures’ plays and, once again, we are plunged into the murky world of the paranoid 1960s when the Cold War was at its height. Of course, it’s not the Russians bugging us and this four-parter is aimed squarely in the extra-terrestrial threat department. There […]

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Jean-Luc Picard raps philosophical.

July 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Jean-Luc Picard raps philosophical.

Jean-Luc Picard gets the Eclectic Method treatment when the Star Trek captain decides to go off on a decisively philosophical rap-ditty-song type thing. Not sung in Klingon, sadly (like an opera), but you can’t have everything.

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Doctor Who: Last Of The Cybermen by Alan Barnes (CD review).

June 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Last Of The Cybermen by Alan Barnes (CD review).

Zoë (Wendy Padbury) and Jamie (Frazer Hines) are bemused to meet a man with a multi-coloured coat who not only calls himself the Doctor but seems to know a lot about them. But where is their Doctor, the funny little clown with a mop of black hair? We should not be too surprised as this […]

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Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor Adventures: Suburban Hell by Alan Barnes (CD review).

June 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor Adventures: Suburban Hell by Alan Barnes (CD review).

Listeners of a certain age will quickly catch on to the inspiration behind ‘Suburban Hell’ but the premise and inspiration are one thing and the slick transference into science fantasy quite another. Hell really is other people and truly this is the dinner party of and from Hell. Belinda (Katie Wix) has run out of […]

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