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  1. I’ve just had a play through the new disc once....

    I’ve just had a play through the new disc once. These are exactly what you would expect, solo Steve with Miquette acting as tape op only, recorded in 73 at the Gong House, noodling away at themes and...
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    It seems a Limited window, they should push...

    It seems a Limited window, they should push through to 1971 as there are a few decent live recordings that need release, notably the Yale Bowl boot. There’s also one I have from Italy, where the...
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    ^^ Todd explains the changes (necessarily) made...

    ^^ Todd explains the changes (necessarily) made to The Fool in that short video interview clip that I posted above.
  4. So I saw the gig in Cambridge last night, and I...

    So I saw the gig in Cambridge last night, and I have to say it was incredible. Steve and Miquette are backed by the current stellar incarnation of Gong, and good friend of PE Kavus Torabi was born to...
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    Zeuhlmate : Thanks that was an interesting read...

    Zeuhlmate : Thanks that was an interesting read too. So there are literally hundreds of "Fools" out there now :)
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    I found this interview with Todd where he speaks...

    I found this interview with Todd where he speaks about the work he had done to the guitar, it was definitely the Clapton axe that he had. He talks about his replacement copy too. There is also an...
  7. It would have been good if the superb box set was...

    It would have been good if the superb box set was definitive and complete, but I’ll pick up a copy when I see him on Thursday in Cambridge, and I will squeeze the bloody thing into the case!
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    I recently read Todd’s biography, and I’m sure he...

    I recently read Todd’s biography, and I’m sure he mentions that he gave the original to the museum and a fan made him a copy. I’ll dig the book out and find the reference later.
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    I am pretty sure it’s the original, if that’s the...

    I am pretty sure it’s the original, if that’s the one they named “The Fool” and which ended up with Todd. I think Todd donated and someone has now made him a replica which he has played occasionally...
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    That’s not much of a challenge then! I enjoyed...

    That’s not much of a challenge then! I enjoyed this one much more than Bohemian Rhapsody but growing up in the 70’s I preferred early rocky Queen to Elton, however I now recognise that he with...
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    I haven't bought any of these recent releases...

    I haven't bought any of these recent releases either, but I have taken in the tour every time they arrive on these shores. I enjoyed them each and every time, but I just do not need the discs. I used...
  12. Well I didn't get along to the London gig,...

    Well I didn't get along to the London gig, apparently it was sold out and a blast I will try and catch them somewhere else in the UK soon, and do have Mr Hillage coming up soon too.

    I love the...
  13. I haven't moved from the package to the music...

    I haven't moved from the package to the music yet! They do certainly produce a quality product for our money, I enjoy the detail and the information, and will digest this and then put the cans on for...
  14. I really fancied getting the green vinyl special...

    I really fancied getting the green vinyl special edition, but seems sold out, so will settle for the CD. I really enjoyed the Hogarth collaboration, so am excited to hear this full album...
  15. I love the new album, I have played it frequently...

    I love the new album, I have played it frequently over the past few days, and feel it harks back to the classic "70's trilogy" sound, but has a modern sheen and re-energises the band for the present...
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    Oh no more sad news, but 97 is some lifetime, and...

    Oh no more sad news, but 97 is some lifetime, and she was a screen icon, and also my other half's absolute favourite... she loves a bit of Calamity Jane... RIP
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    A fitting wind, but Liverpool have too be...

    A fitting wind, but Liverpool have too be devastated to have the third highest ever points total and still be runners-up.

    My own team coming 10th was a fair result for a wildly inconsistent...
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    As a Twin Peaks fan this is really sad news, she...

    As a Twin Peaks fan this is really sad news, she lit up the diner with that smile, RIP.
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    It is quite a wonderful album to be honest, do...

    It is quite a wonderful album to be honest, do not hesitate to pick it up, not for one second. I have loved Gong since the 70's and I have to say Kavus and the boys have breathed some celestial fire...
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    I cannot see Brighton doing anything to stop Man...

    I cannot see Brighton doing anything to stop Man City taking the title now, they have been set up negatively all season, they are low on confidence and clack a cutting edge, I am sure City will...
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    Gobsmacked for the second time in two nights, how...

    Gobsmacked for the second time in two nights, how did they turn that around? Some very happy scenes in this house tonight, and I’m no Spurs fan, but then my maternal Grandad was so I feel an affinity.
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    Incredible game, I never thought they could turn...

    Incredible game, I never thought they could turn that round, but Barca were quite hopeless. What a quick bit of thinking from that corner for the 4th, caught them napping.

    I would quite like to...
  23. You are spot on with your analysis of my...

    You are spot on with your analysis of my observation, Spandau were typically "too cool for school", all about fashion and being a new direction. There was no conception that young Mr Kemp would have...
  24. I was blown away by the show, set-list and...

    I was blown away by the show, set-list and performance. Such verve and vitality was brought to a catalogue that I never thought to see played live. Both Guy and Gary lead from the front, and I was...
  25. Really looking forward to tomorrow night in...

    Really looking forward to tomorrow night in London, can't wait to hear all of this material live for the first time in my life.

    Gary Kemp posted after the Cardiff show that Man's Micky Jones son...
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    It is never going to stick with Llorente, he does...

    It is never going to stick with Llorente, he does not seem to be a natural goal scorer. Spurs get Son back for the second leg so will be more dangerous, but Ajax have to be huge favourites to...
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    I think our squad is improved on recent years,...

    I think our squad is improved on recent years, but we have suffered badly with injuries. Arnautovic is a conundrum up front, he can be brilliant but has an attitude that makes him mercurial, and if...
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    Infuriating that West Ham cannot produce...

    Infuriating that West Ham cannot produce performances like that each week. Spurs should still get CL as everyone else is failing dismally to challenge.

    Leicester are looking much improved and I...
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    Well VAR is in for the Premier League next...

    Well VAR is in for the Premier League next season, so you get your wish! I'm not 100% sure about it though. As a fan who spent years at the games, I can see it kills the moment when you score, as you...
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    I still enjoy BAD from time to time, and this...

    I still enjoy BAD from time to time, and this thread may prompt a listening session, as it has been a while.

    Do you have Mick Jones albums with Carbon Silicon, recorded with Tony James? They are...
  31. It’s a little disingenuous to put up The Beatles...

    It’s a little disingenuous to put up The Beatles as a group that survived without touring income, when they were probably the biggest selling band in the world, at a time when sales were enormous.
    ...
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    Spurs are London rivals so I shouldn’t support...

    Spurs are London rivals so I shouldn’t support them, but they were my Grandad’s team, so I will. I like Ajax too, it’s a shame they play each other, but at least a lesser known side (in the modern...
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    No doubt I had the old HB pencil out a few times...

    No doubt I had the old HB pencil out a few times as I re-wound the spools for errant mangled tape! I actually still have the cassette in a storage box somewhere with my hand drawn Yes logo cover,...
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    I was lucky enough to be at this run of gigs, I...

    I was lucky enough to be at this run of gigs, I saw them first the previous year on the Going For The One tour at the same venue, which was terrific, but a shorter set as Donovan was supporting. The...
  35. I watched it as a captive on a transatlantic...

    I watched it as a captive on a transatlantic flight, so on a rubbish little screen with sun slanting in, but thankfully I had my decent headphones plugged in so the sounds was good. I loved early...
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    Truly impressive and put such a smile on my face...

    Truly impressive and put such a smile on my face to see these young people clearly loving playing such a classic :)
  37. That is probably why it resonates so well with...

    That is probably why it resonates so well with me, Portishead's output is somewhat close to perfection.
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    Just read a fascinating book about cardiac...

    Just read a fascinating book about cardiac surgery, Fragile Lives by Professor Steven Westaby. An incredible man, who achieved so much from a very humble start. I heard him interviewed on the radio...
  39. Out Of Season has held my interest ever since...

    Out Of Season has held my interest ever since release, it’s a stunning album.

    I do quite like Drift Code, although it isn’t anything like the former, where Beth Gibbons added a certain other...
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    I picked up the Yes release and a 4 album Todd...

    I picked up the Yes release and a 4 album Todd set of all his singles and B-sides, it was extravagant but a lovely set.

    We didn’t have the Gong one over here, I have it on CD in any case.

    I...
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    He is a national treasure, though I’ve loved his...

    He is a national treasure, though I’ve loved his work since the 70’s so I’m claiming him too!

    I’m glad you had such a great time, it’s great how he is delving far back into the catalogue again. I...
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    So Sean how was it? Some interesting changes on...

    So Sean how was it? Some interesting changes on the setlist, though the first half seemed identical to London.

    I picked up a lovely 4 album vinyl box set of all of the Bearsville and Warner Bros...
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    Two great eccentric British artistes, and much to...

    Two great eccentric British artistes, and much to love in their catalogues.

    Julian Cope post Teardrop Explodes started out strange, went mainstream for one album (St Julian) and then meandered...
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    Wonderful Sean, I’m jealous of your two gigs, we...

    Wonderful Sean, I’m jealous of your two gigs, we only had one show for the whole of the UK, and only one other for mainland Europe (Amsterdam,), he cancelled two shows in Germany, I'm not sure why. I...
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    Pretty good review, thanks for posting, except......

    Pretty good review, thanks for posting, except... Black Maria from AWATS, really? .... oh for the want of a proof reader (or a nail) ;)
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    12906 Hopefully this will make you smile, it's...

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    Hopefully this will make you smile, it's a snap I took during Just One Victory on Saturday evening, note Todd is still in the same bloody t-shirt, yet he used to take such pride in his stage...
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    I have the new one on order for 19th April, shame...

    I have the new one on order for 19th April, shame that show never reached England, I’m looking forward to seeing that DVD.

    The interview Sean linked is a little truncated from the broadcast, but...
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    The next stop is an extensive US tour, if you get...

    The next stop is an extensive US tour, if you get a chance go along, it’s a greatest hits setlist, you’ll not be disappointed.

    It’s just a privilege to spend a few hours in his company, and the...
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    Just home from seeing Todd in London, such a...

    Just home from seeing Todd in London, such a great setlist and performance, his voice is still wonderful and he focussed more on singing, only playing guitar on the rockier songs. He took me right...
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    I've stood in front of Lee Pomeroy in smaller...

    I've stood in front of Lee Pomeroy in smaller gigs and been absolutely mesmerised by this, it's hard to get your head around, and I could not contemplate trying to reverse things in my head. However...
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    I have skipped through this happy thread, I...

    I have skipped through this happy thread, I imagine rather like our favourite peace loving pixie Jon would in a spring flower filled meadow.

    My interest is piqued to hear the album, but I cannot...
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    I'm also unfamiliar with everything post "The...

    I'm also unfamiliar with everything post "The Drift", but you could certainly describe "Tilt" as haunted, maybe it lacks the beauty of earlier, but it's as dark as they come and is quite an immersive...
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    I have spent a few days in the company of his...

    I have spent a few days in the company of his catalogue, it seems much of my recent listening has been directed by such sad events.

    I had forgotten quite how wonderful Climate of Hunter is, I...
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    I’ve read a few excellent reviews of the farewell...

    I’ve read a few excellent reviews of the farewell tour and I’m rather annoyed that I missed out. I haven’t seen Roy play live in very many years, but I do still revisit the albums I grew up with. I...
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    Following my health scare of the last few years I...

    Following my health scare of the last few years I am pleased to say I am getting back to fitness. I rejoined my favourite local health club, it’s in the country has a lovely pool, well equipped gym,...
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    This is shaping up to be another sad year for...

    This is shaping up to be another sad year for music, I guess it is somewhat inevitable, but I feel my own mortality more with each passing legend. Scott was a true original and a unique maverick...
  57. Has anybody given this release a listen, an...

    Has anybody given this release a listen, an update on the Hawkwind classic, I really enjoyed it?
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    Great thread. I recently picked up a bass for the...

    Great thread. I recently picked up a bass for the first time in my life, just playing covers in a pub band with some friends, but it has given me a new appreciation of the art. I have always loved...
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    What a drummer and what a legacy, astounding to...

    What a drummer and what a legacy, astounding to look at the list of notable recordings, and yet he played on some 6,000 singles, that is incredible. RIP and thank you.
  60. I’m looking forward to hearing this version.

    I’m looking forward to hearing this version.
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