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    The Daevid Allen Family Trust (D.A.F.T) Preserves Daevid Allens Legacy

    The Daevid Allen Family Trust (D.A.F.T) Preserves Daevid Allens Legacy of Poetry, Music & Hand Drawn Illustrations - Come and Be Daft!

    In 2015 Gong legend Daevid Allen sadly passed away at the age of 77. He is survived by his four sons Toby, Orlando, Tali, & Ynys. Prior to his passing Daevid set up the Daevid Allen Family Trust or D.A.F.T. for short for his children. The aim and focus with D.A.F.T. is to preserve Daevids legacy of Poetry, Music & Hand Drawn Illustrations for the fans and future generations in one place.

    And now we are happy to announce that 2021 is the year to be D.A.F.T!

    First of all, the web store .... is now open selling a wide selection of official D.A.F.T. merchandise and music.

    Secondly, we are also happy to announce that there will be a box set coming soon called Deya Dreaming which is a collection of unreleased music from Daevids time in Deia, Mallorca.

    2021 promises to be a busy year with a lot more stuff to come!

    Daevid Allen, who sometimes was credited as Divided Alien, Captain Capricorn and Dingo Virgin, was an Australian poet, guitarist, singer, composer and performance artist. He was co-founder of legendary music groups Soft Machine and Gong. He left Gong in 1975 to begin a solo career (though his first solo album, Banana Moon, was released in 1971 while he was still in the band). Daevid went on to release several innovative solo albums over the next 4 decades. His solo work also included collaborations with artists like Kramer, Acid Mothers Temple, and California-based bands University of Errors and Spirits Burning. Daevid would also record and tour with various incarnations of Gong throughout the 1990s and 2000s. Daevid continued to release numerous live sets and one-off collaborations in limited editions on various independent labels under his own and various group names up until his passing in 2015.

    D.A.F.T. official website: https://www.musicglue.com/daevid-allen-family-trust/

    For more information: contact the UK Representative Chris Thomson on +44 7584 176565 or Thomson.chris@icloud.com

    Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 1-828-350-8158 (US), glassonyonpr@gmail.com

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    This should be good, particularly if some of Daevid's more unusual recordings can be released. The merchandise that is available at the moment seems a bit pricey. I hope this won't be a general trend
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