I found myself watching Hot Tub Time Machine while on holiday. An unremarkable film with some amusing 1980s revivalism going on. Its soundtrack features Public Enemy’s ‘Louder Than A Bomb’ which I hadn’t heard for an age and a day. It sounds like an edit of the sublime ‘Bring The Noise’. I don’t recall thinking the same in 1988. Their sophomore LP It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back was so completely influential – everything on the album seemed to break new ground. Nothing more so than the impact of ‘Bring The Noise’: the sirens, the funk samples, Flav’s interruptions, the drum machines, Terminator X’s scratching, Chuck D’s heroic hexameters – the result of all this complexity was utterly brilliant.