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GONG – Live on French TV Show “Le Petit Dimanche Illustré” (1968)

Here’s probably the earliest footage of Gong that I’ve ever seen.  Gotta love the late 60′s… nice threads, hangin’ loose with some stone foxes… man, they were outta sight!  17 more words

GONG – “THANK YOU” (I See You – 2014)

R.I.P. Daevid Allen

Daevid’s ‘farewell song’ to us….  and he will be missed.  What an innovator, this crown prince of the Canterbury Scene. 106 more words

Hallucinating Freedom Calls

So, along with the Saturdays searching through Good Vibrations or Rob’s Record Mart for copies of albums by Tangerine Dream or Edgar Froese or Peter Baumann or Yes there was a band called Gong. 478 more words


SIGIHT (Song I'm Glad I Heard Today): Soft Machine "Out-Bloody-Rageous"

There’s a branch of 1970s progressive rock called the “Canterbury Scene,” which is a jazzier, more experimental variant of the genre. Amongst its leading groups are Camel, Caravan, and Soft Machine. 532 more words

Caravan - C'thlu Thlu

C’thlu Thlu appears on the album For Girls Who Grow Plump In The Night, released by Caravan in 1973, their fifth studio album. The band’s lineup on this recording is… 24 more words


Susan Clynes - Life Is... (2014)

1. Life Is (4:21)
2. A Good Man (3:49)
3. Childhood Dreams (6:31)
4. Les Larmes (9:36)
5. Tuesday Rain (5:08)
6. Ileana’s Song (3:37) 856 more words

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Curious Curator at Sounds New 2014

The popular ‘Curious Curator’ exhibition returns to Sounds New this year, as students, sound artists and writers respond to the festival.

The exhibition this year features students from Canterbury College and University of Kent sound boffins, together with local writers. 132 more words