Tag Archives: Daevid Allen

GONG Dust Off A 1974 Concert For Release

November 24, 2021

Despite all the touring GONG undertook in the ’70s, the amount of the Daevid Allen’s ensemble concert recordings from early days is criminally scarce. Which is why “Live à Longlaville 27/10/1974” that will be made available on December 10th on … Continue reading

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YOU, ME & US – Rain Check

February 12, 2019

Bonobo’s Ark 2018 Taking Canterbury to Tokyo, the trio of pixies pixelate their melodic madness for all to enjoy and join in. It’s a short yet poignant DVD. Due to deteriorating health, Daevid Allen wasn’t able to join his YOU, … Continue reading

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SPIRITS BURNING & CLEARLIGHT – The Roadmap In Your Head

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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GILLI SMYTH – Mother

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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