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Marc Riley has a live session from Gong, featuring Karvus Torabi on lead vocals.

Gong - in for a live as you like session tonight. Founder member Daevid Allen died in 2015 but the rest of the guys are back with his friend Karvus Torabi taking lead vocal duty.

Rejoice! I'm Dead! is the band's new album and the 28th studio album of a career that started after Daevid quit the Soft Machine at the tail end of the 60's.

In tonight will be Kavus (vocals/guitar), Fabio Golfetti (guitar/vocals), Dave Sturt (bass/vocals), Ian East (sax/flute) and Cheb Nettles (drums/vocals) wow.

Karvus has been in session before with Tim Smith's Cardiacs and his own band Knifeworld.

2 hours

Last on

Tue 2 Aug 2016 19:00

Music Played

  • Roxy Music

    Street Life

    • VIRGIN.
  • Whyte Horses

    Promise I Do

    • Soundcloud.
  • Boys Forever


    • Amour Foo.
  • Mountains & Rainbows

    Sycamour Tree

    • Particles.
    • Castle Face.
  • Bop English

    Willy Spends An Evening

    • Constant Bop.
    • Blood And Biscuits.
  • Gong

    The Thing That Should Be

  • Desmond Dekker & The Aces


  • The Beatles

    Happiness Is A Warm Gun (2009 Mono Remaster)

  • Oh Sees

    Ticklish Warrior

  • Weaves


    • Weaves.
    • Mermphis Industries.
  • Gong


  • Gang of Four

    5.45 (John Peel session 18th Jan 1979)

  • Phillip Calvert, Stephen Ewart, Mick Harvey, Rowland S. Howard, Mick Hunter, Phillip Jackson, Tracy Pew & The Birthday Party

    Nick the Stripper

    • Hits.
    • Shock Records.
    • 004.

    The Horseshoe

  • Slow Club

    In Waves

    • Moshi Moshi.
  • Gong

    You Can't Kill Me

  • Camera Obscura

    You Told A Lie - 6Music Session 12/03/2009

  • The Stone Roses

    What The World Is Waiting For

  • John Cale

    Valentines Day (David Bowie Prom 29th July 2016)

  • Townes Van Zandt & Willie Nelson

    No Place To Fall

    • Texas Rain.
    • Charly.
  • The Low Anthem

    The Pepsi Moon

    • Eyeland.
    • Washington Square.
  • The Dirtbombs

    Can't Stop Thinking About It (John Peel session 21st Nov 2001)


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