Gongmaison - "Gong", as in the Daevid Allen-led incarnation of the band, circa the classic Angel's Egg trilogy, and "maison" as in French for "house", as in house music. The Gongmaison project saw Allen pull together a range of musicians - including Gong stalwarts such as Didier Malherbe - for an experiment in fusing the classic Gong sound with modern-day dance music.
Still, whilst the experiment is fascinating the album simply makes me yearn for another listen to You instead of continuing with the interminable Flying T. Dance Mix. On the whole, worth a look for Gong fans and a nice experiment in dabbling in a genre otherwise ignored or sneered at by prog musicians, and of course the partial reunion here eventually led to further Allen-fronted Gong projects down the line. Big mistake. However, the opening cut is in a different league altogether — drenched in fuzz guitar, it stands as one of the finest Christian psychedelic tracks committed to vinyl.
Although this was released on a full national label, it was apparently only pressed and distributed for use in schools, making it extremely rare today. All the songs were written by co-producer Tony Romeo, with no input from the duo themselves; he later went on to perform the same service for Trout.
Subsequent CD reissues added copious bonus tracks, which are also well worth hearing. Taking influences from both sixties Mutantes and post-punk psychedelic revivalists like Deep Freeze Mice, the band offer a wide range of musical pastiches and a plethora of catchy tunes.
Pretty and delicate, it demonstrates the high quality of their songwriting and represents an enjoyable sidestep from their usual style. With an all-male line-up, the band had cut a split album with the equally obscure Krone Der Gastlichkeit five years earlier n.
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