Archive for November, 2007

Weekly links

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Avast! The return of weekly links. Russell Brand on heroin at Guardian Unlimited …almost as soon as the smoke had hit the back of my throat, that feeling – the kicky leg, the sweating – it just went. It was like turning off a light. Then I could lean back and everything was suddenly all […]

Oblivion with Bells

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Stef burned Oblivion with bells for me, the latest Underworld album. My first impressions are underwhelming. It starts strongly, in a mellow, low tempo way, with Crocodile. This track has featured in at least one Essential Mix recently, and it stoked my expectations for the album. It segues smoothly into Beautiful Burnout, a blissful number. […]

Sick leave

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

I am completely unable to enjoy any time that I take off as sick leave. Perhaps enjoy is the wrong word. You’re not supposed to be enjoying yourself; maybe ‘relax’ would be better. I am completely unable to relax when I’m off ill. I spend my time sat at my computer, thinking that I should […]

Google video PSP download

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Nice to see a “download for video iPod / Sony PSP” button appear on Google video. Might be time to break the ceramic white out of retirement, especially if someone puts up the rest of Visions of the Future, which I missed this week.