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Steve Hillage Hyde Park 76

12/5/15 – Steve Hillage – Hurdy Gurdy Glissando – The Old Grey Whistle Test – 2nd November – 1976

After the Radio Gnome trilogy, Daevid Allen left Gong in 1975 and Steve Hillage took over as the band’s leader. Shamal was recorded later that year, it was produced by Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason and came out in early 1976, but Hillage uncomfortable with his new position left before the album was released. With Allen gone, Gong were […]

Gong 1973

11/5/15 – Gong – I Never Glid Before – Live – 1973

A nod to Daevid Allen (who died in March) and his influence on all underground music from the early sixties to Psychedelia and onwards. A founder member of Soft Machine and lifelong itinerant experimentalist, one looks on with awe at his and the band’s ability to be so completely lost in the music whilst breezing […]