The first chapter in Gong’s ‘Radio Gnome Invisible’ trilogy, ‘Flying Teapot’ established the wayward mystique of this most idiosyncratic of bands.
Coinciding with their 50th anniversary, it's curated by former member Steve Hillage and has the full involvement of original band members.
Hillage will have Gong as his backing band. “I need musicians of the highest calibre to make it all work properly", he says.
Andy Anderson, former drummer for the Cure and session musician for Iggy Pop, Hawkwind and more, has died at the age of 68.
Hillage will be joined on the dates by the current line-up of his former band Gong.
Steve Hackett, Steve Hillage and King Crimson are among the winners honoured at the 2017 Progressive Music Awards at the Underglobe in London
Gong, Alan Parsons and Rush are all in contention at the 2017 Progressive Music Awards, which takes place at the Underglobe in London in September
From the Hammond B-3 to synths and drum machines, as technology advanced throughout the decades, so artists pushed music into the future. uDiscover traces the fascinating history.
As ‘The Orb’s Adventures In The Ultraworld’ is given a 4LP reissue for Record Store Day, uDiscover interviews Alex Paterson about its 25th anniversary.
With Angels Egg, Daevid Allen and Gong arguably went out into the furthest reaches that their space-rock explorations had taken them to date.
Simple Minds have announced that ‘Big Music,’ their first album of new material for five years, will be released via Caroline International on November 3.
Virgin is in everything from finance to mobile phones, health & fitness to holidays, trains, an airline and a record label, but all that was to come…