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Most of this blog is related in some way to the music, books and films produced by Gonzo Multimedia, but the editor has a grasshopper mind and so also writes about all sorts of cultural issues which interest him, and which he hopes will interest you as well.

Wednesday, 13 June 2012


I always enjoy getting emails from the Gonzo Daily readership. For example Ant from Norfolk sent me this:

Maverick pioneers of experimental German rock in the 70s, Can have earned legendary status with albums such as Tago Mago and Ege Bamyasi. And if this wasn't enough, they went on to inspire Kasabian. Oh yes. And the good news for hardcore fans is they're about to release a three-CD box set of previously unreleased material.

Taken from 30 hours of master tapes found while dismantling the band's studio, the resulting tracks – taken from 1968 to 1977 – are not comprised of jam sessions or out-takes but rather finished pieces of music that didn't get used for one reason or another (for more information watch this trailer).

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