Allen, Daevid - Bananamoon Obscura 1 & 2 : Euterpe Studio Rehearsal Tapes 1977 / Brainville Live In The UK 2 x CDs (Mega Blowout Sale)
This is two of Daevid's now out of print releases on the "Bananamoon Obscura" series, reissued in complete form on a double CD set. Euterpe were the Spanish band that backed him on his first post-Gong set, Good Morning and had a great, distinctive sound. Brainville was Daevid, Hugh Hopper and Pip Pyle.
"These Daevid Allen recordings are part of a series of recordings that form the Bananamoon Obscura collection and come from the period when Daevid Allen was rehearsing for a Gong reunion gig at the Hippodrome in Paris in 1977. These rehearsals were recorded at Bananamoon Observatory studios in Spain and have been re-mastered for this release."
"Brainville is the band formed by Daevid Allen, Hugh Hopper and Pip Pyle all revered musicians within the Canterbury scene. This is the second album in the series of recordings to be released under the Bananamoon Obscura imprint. Each of the recordings has been specifically chosen by Daevid Allen for inclusion in this series and has been re-mastered for release. This live recording is in Daevid Allen’s own words a recording of “the most eccentric 3 piece jazz rock outfit of the Canterbury school”.