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Doctor Who: Black And White by Matt Fitton (audio-book review).

September 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Black And White by Matt Fitton (audio-book review).

‘Black And White’ is the second in the series of three in the main Doctor Who range. The three stories are also complemented by a Companion Chronicle called ‘Project Nivana’. Hex and Ace are rescued at the end of ‘Protect And Survive’ by the timely arrival of the TARDIS. But the white TARDIS is now […]

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Dark Shadows: Operation Victor by Jonathan Morris (audio book review).

September 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Dark Shadows: Operation Victor by Jonathan Morris (audio book review).

In an unexpected twist, our hero, Quentin Collins, is recruited by British forces during World War Two. He is invited to help find out what Operation: Victor is all about. Finally in the depths of his despair David Selby returns as Quentin Collins, who realises that he must do something about the state of the […]

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Planetary shock: How about some scifi Pop Rock?

September 25, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Planetary shock: How about some scifi Pop Rock?

For the most part, some folks identify their brand of music for science fiction/fantasy as cozy yet sophisticated orchestrated music. The musical composition is usually formal in its instrumental construction. However, there are some distinctive tunes—whether they belong to sci-fi movie soundtracks or not—that abandon the traditional majestic and conservative notes associated with the science […]

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Doctor Who: The Androids Of Tara by David Fisher

September 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Androids Of Tara by David Fisher

‘The Androids Of Tara’ has been completely re-written into novelised form for this special release of the audio book, the original one was written by Terrance Dicks. In a very obvious re-write of ‘The Prisoner Of Zenda’, this adventure is part of ‘The Key To Time’ series that involved the Fourth Doctor and Romana chasing […]

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Dark Shadows: Speak No Evil.

September 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Dark Shadows: Speak No Evil.

Tad Collins is a bad lot, a womaniser and a drunk. Still, he’s had a rough life with the strange family of Collins who occupy the big house at Collinsport. Tad Collins is a lonely and bitter man and the chance encounter with a beautiful tattooed lady at the carnival leads on to yet another […]

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The Tweed Album.

September 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Tweed Album.

From Mr B. The Gentleman Rhymer‘s latest work, ‘The Tweed Album,’ we have some rather spiffing chap-core, specifically, a song called Bullingdon Breakdown. In the best tradition of the genre, Mr B. has a very interesting dis-agreement on with steampunk rapper Professor Elemental. Now, I won’t swear to it, but it rather looks like Mr […]

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Green Lantern: The Animated Series music by Frederik Wiedmann.

August 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Green Lantern: The Animated Series music by Frederik Wiedmann.

The animated ‘Green Lantern’ series isn’t something I’ve seen over here but that doesn’t mean I wouldn’t want to listen to the music from the show. Gone are the days when there was a dependency on a jingo song. With full orchestration, this time by Frederik Widemann, the aim is for cinematic dramatics. If there […]

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Doctor Who: The Oseidon Adventure by Alan Barnes.

August 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Oseidon Adventure by Alan Barnes.

At the end of ‘The Trail Of The White Worm’, the Doctor and Leela were in dire straits. The Master had them under his control and something nasty was about to come through the wormhole. As ‘The Oseidon Adventure’ opens, we are faced with a massive Kraal invasion force, an android army and a seemingly […]

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Doctor Who: Lost Stories: Guardians Of The Prophecy by Johnny Byrne and Jonathan Morris.

August 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Lost Stories: Guardians Of The Prophecy by Johnny Byrne and Jonathan Morris.

Temporal distortion means a forced landing on a planet called Serenity. The Sixth Doctor knows this place because it’s the only remaining planet in the Traken Union. His previous companion, Nyssa of Traken, saw her planet destroyed thanks to the Master’s meddling and although the Sixth Doctor is reluctant to discuss this with Peri, we […]

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The Jerry Goldsmith Collection – Vol. 1: The Rarities

August 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Jerry Goldsmith Collection – Vol. 1: The Rarities

For over 40 years, Jerry Goldsmith was movie soundtracks. Such respect he had earned among his peers was that even the great Henri Mancini said that Goldsmith had instilled two things into his contemporaries, ‘He keeps us honest. And he scares the hell out of us.’ With the ability to score for tense political dramas […]

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