Prog Synch Listen: Gong: (We) Tried So Hard

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby C » 26 Jun 2020, 21:58

Hightea wrote:such a nice groove and jam. Also Hillage hits a different tone on this one.


Yes and yes.

That groove just seems to evolve and develop to ecstasy







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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby LMG » 26 Jun 2020, 21:59

Amazing stuff. I have all the lights out, enjoying the spacerock trip...

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby kath » 26 Jun 2020, 21:59

i always hear like cosmic space dolphins.

mwhahaha, oh WHAT.

i think douglas adams corrupted me at a formative age.

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Postby C » 26 Jun 2020, 22:00

Hightea wrote:NOt sure why Gong doesn't get any credit for the whole drum/bass fad they were doing it before anyone.


Yes HT

Gong's 'downfall' to mainstream was they were just too 'out there' - hippy-dippy

Not macho enough

A shame really but they stuck to their guns until the end

I am not sure to what extent the youngsters (under 35s) have picked up on them








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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby kath » 26 Jun 2020, 22:01

LMG wrote:Amazing stuff. I have all the lights out, enjoying the spacerock trip...


me toooo, although still daylight over here. but a nice, gray overcast dark day. we've had rain for days. i like. breaks up all the heat

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby Hightea » 26 Jun 2020, 22:01

kath wrote:i always hear like cosmic space dolphins.

mwhahaha, oh WHAT.

i think douglas adams corrupted me at a formative age.
:lol: love it cosmic space dolphins!

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Postby C » 26 Jun 2020, 22:01

LMG wrote:Amazing stuff. I have all the lights out, enjoying the spacerock trip...


Nice Chris

They do this stuff so so well

Great tubs!





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Postby Hightea » 26 Jun 2020, 22:02

kath wrote:
LMG wrote:Amazing stuff. I have all the lights out, enjoying the spacerock trip...


me toooo, although still daylight over here. but a nice, gray overcast dark day. we've had rain for days. i like. breaks up all the heat

dying for some rain here grass is turning brown and plants and crying.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby kath » 26 Jun 2020, 22:03

Hightea wrote:
kath wrote:
LMG wrote:Amazing stuff. I have all the lights out, enjoying the spacerock trip...


me toooo, although still daylight over here. but a nice, gray overcast dark day. we've had rain for days. i like. breaks up all the heat

dying for some rain here grass is turning brown and plants and crying.


i hope ya get some soon. we really needed it.

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Postby C » 26 Jun 2020, 22:04

I don't know if every I have told you this, but pb and I went to see Gong on the south coast in Brighton - a small venue.

Now, I have been to hundreds of gigs in my time but this was, in a sleepy seaside venue, the first time I had ever been searched for weapons!

And at a Gong gig for fucque sake!!





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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby kath » 26 Jun 2020, 22:04

C wrote:
LMG wrote:Amazing stuff. I have all the lights out, enjoying the spacerock trip...


Nice Chris

They do this stuff so so well

Great tubs!





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they do, they do. siiiiiiiiiigh

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby Hugh » 26 Jun 2020, 22:05

Move to Scotland. We have more than enough rain here.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby C » 26 Jun 2020, 22:05

kath wrote:
Hightea wrote:
kath wrote:
me toooo, although still daylight over here. but a nice, gray overcast dark day. we've had rain for days. i like. breaks up all the heat

dying for some rain here grass is turning brown and plants and crying.


i hope ya get some soon. we really needed it.


Fingers crossed

Play Traffic's Rainmaker - that might help!






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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby C » 26 Jun 2020, 22:06

Hugh wrote:Move to Scotland. We have more than enough rain here.


For the whole planet I reckon!






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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby Hightea » 26 Jun 2020, 22:06

C wrote:
Hightea wrote:NOt sure why Gong doesn't get any credit for the whole drum/bass fad they were doing it before anyone.


Yes HT

Gong's 'downfall' to mainstream was they were just too 'out there' - hippy-dippy

Not macho enough

A shame really but they stuck to their guns until the end

I am not sure to what extent the youngsters (under 35s) have picked up on them



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Not much people lump them in as wacky at least Hillage is known in the techno scene - he has even been called the grandfather of techno guitar.
With all the space rock and stoners today you would think Gong would fit in.

Saw on the last tour they had Ed Wynn(Ozric) solo as the opening act. Would love to see Steve and Ed play together.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby kath » 26 Jun 2020, 22:06

C wrote:I don't know if every I have told you this, but pb and I went to see Gong on the south coast in Brighton - a small venue.

Now, I have been to hundreds of gigs in my time but this was, in a sleepy seaside venue, the first time I had ever been searched for weapons!

And at a Gong gig for fucque sake!!





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wow. a common thing here in the states, i've had my purse searched a zillion times.. but over tthere?? makes ya wonder if the powers-that-be there got some kinda off-the-wall warning or some such.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby Hightea » 26 Jun 2020, 22:07

C wrote:
kath wrote:
Hightea wrote:dying for some rain here grass is turning brown and plants and crying.


i hope ya get some soon. we really needed it.


Fingers crossed

Play Traffic's Rainmaker - that might help!






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nice idea! should get some rain this weekend.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby kath » 26 Jun 2020, 22:07

C wrote:
kath wrote:
Hightea wrote:dying for some rain here grass is turning brown and plants and crying.


i hope ya get some soon. we really needed it.


Fingers crossed

Play Traffic's Rainmaker - that might help!






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you knowww i love that damn track, just for the record

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby Hightea » 26 Jun 2020, 22:08

C wrote:I don't know if every I have told you this, but pb and I went to see Gong on the south coast in Brighton - a small venue.

Now, I have been to hundreds of gigs in my time but this was, in a sleepy seaside venue, the first time I had ever been searched for weapons!

And at a Gong gig for fucque sake!!





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welcome to America world. Yes metal detectors at most shows except small venues.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gong: Now space whispering!

Postby C » 26 Jun 2020, 22:09

Sadly the last track...





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