Tuesday, June 05, 2012
So the Jubilee weekend is over, and Britain slowly returns to normality. Except here at the Gonzo Daily offices where this IS normal.
Today we have some smashing stuff for you, starting off with a new Mimi Page video for 'Shotgun Radio feat. Mimi Page - A Bad Place (Mimi Page Acoustic Remix)':
We also have a review of Galahad's new album which really encapsulates what a cracking band they are:
A slight digression - each month I do a webTV show called 'On The Track'/ Episode 58 is up today, and I thought you might like to see it:
Yesterday Billy at Glass Onyon sent me a link to a smashing Jon Anderson interview:
At the Gonzo Daily offices (which are still a converted potato shed full of fish tanks) we are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Captain Beefheart volume in the 'Lost Broadcasts' series. In the meantime feast yer eyes on this:
We have a slightly puzzling French review of 'Genre Peak' which I am including because I honestly can't make out whether he likes the record or not. I do, and it gives me another chance to plug it on these hallowed pages:
And finally, Benjamin Britten would be a century old now, so Tony Palmer presents a box set of his Britten movies:
We will be back with more massively groovy postings tomorrow.
On this day in 1984 Tetris, the most popular video game of all time, was first released.
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So popular was Tetris that Andrew Lloyd-Webber made released a version of the soundtrack as a single (yes, this really is him):