Tag Archives: Gong


May 28, 2017

Gonzo 2016 Second trip by American art-rock traveler and French prog impressionist chart mental routes into the unknown that’s always out there near us. For each of these collectives, it’s always been about concepts and the looseness thereof, yet if … Continue reading

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GONG – Rejoice! I’m Dead!

February 7, 2017

Madfish 2016 Sharp and focused, legendary collective who lost their leader reimagine themselves to carry on and enjoy the journey. Chaotic element has always been part of this band’s method – deliberately so – but, knowing the end was nigh, … Continue reading

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IAN EAST – Inner Paths

December 2, 2016

Pathway 2016 Casting away progressive credentials, GONG reedman heads in the direction of his name to find enlightenment and the light. To see him as a pixel in a pixie world of Daevid Allen’s creation would mean to severely underestimate … Continue reading

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Gilli Smyth Moved On To The Next World

August 23, 2016

Gilli Smyth, a matriarch of GONG family, passed away after a long illness, aged 83, to join her former partner, Daevid Allen, for a great gig beyond the sky. Most known for co-founding the band and contributing to the ensemble’s … Continue reading

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August 9, 2016

Charly 1978 / Esoteric 2016 Beyond the id: GONG matriarch’s transcendental trip into feminine liberation. When Gilli Smyth left her artistic tribe in mid-’70s to concentrate on raising kids, she didn’t become a housewife by default but wisely used this … Continue reading

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