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Glasto Wow Downlow

Made my Glastonbury debut last Friday – a double-header kicking off with an evening appearance on the Wow! stage, before heading across to NYC Downlow for a late slot. Mixes from both have just been added to my SoundCloud page and are now available to download. The first is the full two hour recording from the Wow!, the second is the majority of my appearance at the NYC Downlow (missed the opening 15 minutes because I was trying to sort out a problem with my reel-to-reel).

There are also a couple of clips up on YouTube, including this fabulous bit of footage of the ‘Tranny Slide’ from the divinely discotastic NYC Downlow (from those first 15 mins I missed on the recording – you can even see me banging the Revox in an effort to get it working properly), plus the latter stages from Wow! where I came on to an audience of no more than thirty people, wondering if the miserable muddy weather had caused everyone to stay put where they were, but no fear, for I finished off feeling the warmth of a full marquee :

[NYC Downlow video unfortunately no longer available on YouTube]

All in all in quite a day and although I might have wished for better weather, I couldn’t have hoped for a better Glastonbury experience. In fact scrub that first bit, the mud and mayhem actually made it all the more special.

Anita, Charlotte, Jack, Laura, Maz and Tim, glad you all had a ball – thanks to everyone from Wow! and Downlow for looking after us all so well, and in such testing conditions.

The Downlow Radio:
http://thedownlowradio.com/greg-wilson-nyc-downlow-glastonbury/

Glastonbury Festival Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glastonbury_Festival

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9 Responses to Glasto Wow Downlow

  1. Alexis June 28, 2011 at 12:54 pm #

    G Wish I could have been there, looks and sounds fan bloody tastic!!!!!!!!

    So glad you’re first experience was truly brilliant xxxx

  2. Micky D June 28, 2011 at 3:33 pm #

    Caught the second half of your wow set – so glad I made it. I’m in that crowd somewhere!

  3. Maz June 28, 2011 at 5:30 pm #

    What a great atmosphere in the tent. You did some pied pipering with your grooves G! Roll on Glasto 2013

  4. Richard June 29, 2011 at 1:04 pm #

    My mate was right that you were going to be the special DJ at NYC Downlow, he came up to you and told you as much!! crackin set indeed had an aboslutely SUPERB time there, make sure you come back!!!!!

  5. simon green July 5, 2011 at 1:19 am #

    go go greg.. shocked to hear it was your first time at glastonbury…. easy.

  6. Rich Kenney July 7, 2011 at 8:54 pm #

    I get a morbid fascination in watching the white of a dj’s eyes increase as the track runs out and the equipment goes on the blink. Happened to me enough times, altho I don’t use a reel!

    Is that a certain portly little Horsemeat DJ bustin some moves in front of you? If it’s not, he’s gonna be a little peeved at me suggesting it.

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