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In music, true innovators never seem to get the credit they deserve. That’s the case it seems in life and death. Especially, if the type of music they produce is shall we say leftfield. 2,554 more words




There aren’t many bands who have enjoyed the longevity that Gong have enjoyed. The Franco-British band were formed back in Paris, in 1967 by Daevid Allen, an Australian musician and Gilli Smyth a professor of the Sorbonne. 2,385 more words


Gong: Camembert Electrique

This is a lot better than the first album. It’s pretty weird, and it’s not perfect, but I enjoyed it. Nothing super memorable, but nothing that I remembered hating.

Camembert Electrique - Gong (#240)

Camembert Electrique – Gong

What more can one say about Gong? French weirdos play odd music about gnomes, pixies and floaty things of all varieties. Heavily drug influenced. 69 more words


Youth Subcultures: What are they now?

Mods, punks, soulboys, metallers, goths, hippies: there was a time when young people made it clear what tribe and music they were into by the way they dressed. 478 more words


1974 - Camembert Electrique - Gong

Phil got an Afghan coat from Pippy’s, I bought an Alchemists Almanac (Handbook of Herbal Highs) and David tried smoking banana skins that he’d dried in the airing cupboard. 417 more words

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The John Peel record archive was made available online earlier this week. Perhaps something of a ‘so what’ event for many, but for others, me included, an opportunity to revisit my own early days of ‘record collecting’ and to go and take a look at my own vinyl collection. 447 more words

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