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New York Gong

New York Gong has been played on NTS shows including Zel Zele w/ Debora Ipekel & Ece Duzgit, with Much Too Old first played on 16 November 2020.

Gong gone punk. About Time documents Daevid Allen's 1979 New York trip to partake of the then-happenin' CBGB's scene. The new sound is an odd hybrid of psychedelia ("Preface"), new wave ("I Am a Freud") and punk ("Much Too Old"), with a lyrical sentiment reminiscent of early-'70s Gong ("Jungle Window"). The CD opens with an effects-laden recording of Allen reciting his "trippy" poetry. Some of the compositions, like "I Am a Freud," bleed quirky…

Much Too Old
Daevid Allen, New York Gong
Charly Records1982
Much Too Old
Daevid Allen, New York GongCharly Records1982