As usual, then, we're cooped up at home watching the Glastonbury interactive options, and we wouldn't have it any other way. There's some fairly random selecting going on, especially missing The View on the main stage yesterday morning (although we're not complaining, and they're not on the advance Pyramid schedules) but screening Jack Penate roughly 24/7. Tokyo Police Club impressed, Arcade Fire had an odd TV mix but came through it (probably much better there, though), the Super Furries battled indifference, the Hold Steady are still a great live bar band, The Coral started on two highlight streams at once at one point, Bloc Party underwhelmed (and Matt is letting himself gradually go), Amy Winehouse was in good voice but otherwise phoned it in, Bright Eyes had a silly dalmation-styled outfit on and The Automatic covered Life During Wartime, in much the same way a mortician covers a stab victim with a blanket. Modest Mouse were left out, Kasabian fell heavily flat, the Arctic Monkeys do what they do and do it really well, and nobody mentioned Chas & Dave. Good. Friend Of STN Swiss Toni is picture blogging live and direct from the site, seemingly at the BBC's behest.
Meanwhile, over on BBC1, Iggy Pop was startling people who thought they'd get in for free just to witness the usual light sub-Frankie Howerd badinage with Russell Brand: