After the best of compilation come the inevitable remixes in a desperate attempt at contemporary relevance.
Ben reminisces about the band supporting The Chesterfields at The Richmond in Brighton 1988.
I’ve learnt how to do link annotations and I’m going to use them!
Which is okay until you realise they don’t work with mobiles, tablets and some embeds. [They don’t seem to work on YouTube any longer either].
p style=”margin-top: 2em; margin-bottom: 2em;”>And while we’re at it a track from the album.
Because we cocked the song up so much at the gig that we can’t use it whole.
The first clip, and dodgy performance, is from a Collyers gig in October 1988 organised by Mark Crane of This Idiot Glitter who also played along with Loveless, Spiralhead and, of course, The Happy Potato band. The other video is from Champagnes nightclub in February 1989.
We garnered a few radio and podcast plays on this Radio Andrea show, also available as a podcast. It was presented by a chap who used to see us play in Brighton back in the day who speaks a little about the band as well as playing Jim’s choice of a couple of tracks on the second broadcast.
The show’s embed seems to have bitten the dust so here’s the drastically abridged version.
The free downloads mentioned ultimately became part of The Gits Drink Milk leftovers collection.
The show also streamed across the pond in San Francisco on Pop Goes The Crunch.
p style=”margin-top: 2em;”>Just twenty four years too late.
The masters and artwork have made it to the manufacturers and the CD will probably we out in about a month. So to introduce, or reacquaint people with the band we have a few informatational items lined up, starting with an excerpt from The Gits biopic: Around Around.