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Gong Universal box set coming!

Postby ConnyOlivetti » 07 Nov 2018, 06:56

from the Gong forum
https://www.planetgong.co.uk/outland/fo ... start=1310

""Returned to Teapot (still can't get over it's quality) along with almost all of the rest of the Universal collection, which was transferred to me by Master, masterer, Simon Heyworth, over the week-end.

I don't quite have all the material that will be in the release yet, there is still one more gig being mixed.

As I jumped around the tracks sent to me one wonderfully shocking revelation was the quality of Shamal. I think that was because that album was never re-mastered as Gong other albums were after the first what I call 'thin' CD transferring in the 90's. Now it sounds so rich.

I don't know why I was surprised by that, but I was. I suppose it's another example of thinking you know a piece of music only to be happily surprised that you are hearing it with new ears.

What we have done is scoured and cleared the Universal (Virgin) vaults of everything Gong from the Virgin/daevid years - but stretching it a little further to encompass Shamal, which I think falls under the umbrella/fluence of those years in a way that Gazeuse doesn't. Well that's my story."

and this post from Progressive forum (I asked for a link to the source, but no reply yet)
On the FB front Brian Abbot sez:
""Boxset update. it's going to be about a 12 disc set ! 4 of them will be remastered flying teapot, angels egg, you and shamal all with bonus tracks. The other cd's . . . . .whhoooaghhh can't say at the mo but you won't be disappointed."

So, looks promising and will include a nice photo book!
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Re: Gong Universal box set coming!

Postby Neige » 07 Nov 2018, 10:14

A good remaster of Shamal!!!

not to mention the rest...

*drool*
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Re: Gong Universal box set coming!

Postby Hightea » 07 Nov 2018, 14:39

sweet

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Re: Gong Universal box set coming!

Postby Hugh » 14 Nov 2018, 21:27

Just saw this on Facebook:

Box set news:
All remastered :
Flying teapot
Angels egg
You
Shamal ( all with bonos tracks)
Bataclan 1973
Roanne 1973
Edinburgh 1973
The Marquee 1975
Hyde park1974
You (quad mix )
Plus more. . . . . . :-)

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Re: Gong Universal box set coming!

Postby C » Yesterday, 09:17

It depends on the price....




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Re: Gong Universal box set coming!

Postby never/ever » Yesterday, 09:44

Great news.

Together with the Eddie Jobson-reissue the best news of the week.
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Re: Gong Universal box set coming!

Postby ConnyOlivetti » Yesterday, 10:58

never/ever wrote:Great news.

Together with the Eddie Jobson-reissue the best news of the week.

Dont forget the Wilson TD box ( massive)
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Re: Gong Universal box set coming!

Postby never/ever » Yesterday, 11:01

ConnyOlivetti wrote:
never/ever wrote:Great news.

Together with the Eddie Jobson-reissue the best news of the week.

Dont forget the Wilson TD box ( massive)


I've bought and rebought all that stuff several times. With the White Album and Kate Bush-box sets also out, I am running out of money.
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Re: Gong Universal box set coming!

Postby C » Yesterday, 22:16

Hopefully, they'll release an abridged version.

I can't be doing with massive box sets.

Three CDs, possibly four is my limit





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Re: Gong Universal box set coming!

Postby Hugh » Yesterday, 23:55

I assume the Edinburgh gig is the same one that Flying Teapot on Live Etc is taken from.