Tuesday, 1 April 2008

Guess who's back!

Greetings one and all! Your intrepid editor is finally back on the Interweb, on a proper computer an' all!

It's been a long ride, reversing the effects of last year's floods which slightly damaged our house (not much, but enough for several weeks worth of decorating, plastering and general arsing about). The computer has been reduced to its component parts, stashed upstairs and rendered too much hassle to use. Plus, living in one room only tends not to leave much space for large desktop PC systems.

Still, today all the furniture came back in (atop spiffing new carpets), and as a matter of priority yours truly set about connecting up the various bits of computer and hi-fi equipment without delay. Bloody marvellous. For the last couple of months the only music I've had has been (a) listening to last.fm on my work laptop, which was great but for the tinny laptop speaker, which makes everything sound like it was recorded on wax cylinder, and (b) listening to old cassettes which were the only things I could lay my hands on in the house while I was decorating. This in itself was actually quite cool as I found some gems I forgot I even owned. There was the Sultans Of Ping FC album, Casual Sex In The Cineplex, which I listened to twice, back to back, whilst painting a ceiling. Great album. There was also a notable mix tape - "Bits N Bobs" made by my good buddy Johnny Murder. On said tape were such luminaries as Bob Dylan, Richie Havens and Tom Petty. Though the less said about the Neil Young cover version (ever heard Sheryl Crow murdering "Heart Of Gold"? It sucks.) the better...

Anyway, I digress. This hallowed blog is now well and truly back in black, and although there aren't any MP3s to accompany this particular post (I'm knackered kids... it's been a busy one...), here's a little something to keep you going til next time...

This isn't even a video as such but it's the track which inspired the title of this blog so I'm running with it. It's "Guess Who's Back" by House Of Pain. Okay, okay, I know I'm copping out here a bit and being lazy, but come on, I've been working hard and I'm running on empty here. Besides, this is a great tune and you can't beat a bit of old skool, can you?

There'll be plentiful MP3 downloads on the next post, and I can also reveal that some regular themed posts will be starting soon, including "Great Songs By Shit Bands" and "They Always Play Love Songs". Naturally they'll all be supporting the Musicus Eclecticus ethos of "if it's alternative, and good, it's in".

See you very soon... and enjoy this...

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