A Song a Week 47: The Nemesis – Hot Potato (Pugilism and the Third Autistic Cuckoo cover)

This is probably the geekiest song I’ll ever do… The song comes from the book The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams. In the book, Dirk Gently forgot he had a client that he was supposed to meet at 6:30 AM. When he gets there, a little over five hours late, there are police cars in front of the client’s house. The client has been murdered. His head is cut off and lying on a record, causing it to skip and keel repeating the same line over and over. So this is that song, skipping at the same place, looped as many times as it is in the book (even though it’s obviously still playing when the book isn’t mentioning it). It might be a little annoying having the same

The Nemesis – Hot Potato (Pugilism and the Third Autistic Cuckoo cover) by thenemesis

I was originally thinking I’d play guitar on this, but then the way the book described the song as sounded more New Wave. So I did my best New Wave impression, cropped the song to where it needed to be, added a vinyl hiss, and looped it!

Posted: Monday, December 27th, 2010 @ 1:03 pm
Categories: covers, music, the nemesis.
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2 Responses to “A Song a Week 47: The Nemesis – Hot Potato (Pugilism and the Third Autistic Cuckoo cover)”

  1. Matt Says:

    Ha! Wow! Great idea!

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    aaron Reply:

    thanks! i never know how the more experimental stuff will go over.

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