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Gorky's Zygotic Mynci

Gorky's Zygotic Mynci

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Gorky's Zygotic Mynci: Powerhaus, London

Live Review by Ngaire Ruth, Melody Maker, 13 August 1994

PECULIAR. GORKY'S are from Wales, and they sing in a mixture of Welsh and occasionally English. Apparently, the Welsh language often skips out vowels and ...

Gorky's Zygotic Mynci

Profile and Interview by Ben Thompson, Independent on Sunday, 1995

THE LEAP of faith required to enunciate the unappetising name of this mighty Pembrokeshire quintet – plain, pronounceable old Gorky's to their legion of devoted ...

Gorky's Zygotic Mynci: Cardiff University

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, April 1995

THIS YEAR, amazingly, Wales just might become the world capital of cool. And look who's making it happen: Welsh pop's most unlikely candidates for crossover ...

Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci: Aberconwy Centre, Llandudno

Live Review by Jon Savage, MOJO, October 1995

WITH ITS BARDS, novelists and massed choirs, the Eisteddfod is the central event in the Welsh cultural and social calendar: what is less well known ...

Gorky's Zygotic Mynci: Happy! Happy! Joy! Joy!

Interview by Ben Thompson, The Face, June 1997

Gorky's Zygotic Mynci (gaw'kes zy'gotik mung'ki), n. pl. (1) Young art-rockers from Wales. (2) Makers of four albums of well-wrought psychedelic pop. (3) Also called: ...

This Must Be The Place: Newport, Bristol, Walthamstow, Colchester: Everybody's Talking About... The True Significance Of Location

Book Excerpt by Ben Thompson, 'Seven Years of Plenty' (Gollancz), October 1998

"A recent article in the New York Times proclaimed Newport as The New Seattle..." Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 13 December, 1996 ...

Super Furry Animals: Mwng/Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci: The Blue Trees

Review by Art Sperl, Rock's Backpages, December 2000

THE DREARY Stereophonics notwithstanding – isn’t Kelly Jones just the alt.britrock Bryan Adams? – there’s definitely something in the Welsh water that’s, well, different: a ...

Gorky's Zygotic Mynci: Sleep/Holiday

Review by Pete Paphides, The Word, October 2003

Wales has never sounded so far away or magical ...

see also Euros Childs


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