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Kink Gong

Gongs of Cambodia and Laos


Format: Vinyl LPx2

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A compilation of gongs of ethnic minorities in Ratanakiri and Mondolkiri provinces of Cambodia and in Champasak and Attapeu provinces of Laos, recorded between 2003 and 2007, released for the first time on a double vinyl, mastered by Rashad Becker at dubplates Berlin. Georges Condominas had released end of the 50s on the french label Ocora a vinyl containing recordings of gong ceremonies 'musiques Mnong gar du Vietnam', in between so much has happened and more than 50 years later it's time for the world to discover those fantastic minimalist metallic beats, the true music of animist ceremonies of this part of south east Asia. Kink Gong & Tiger Gong are proud to reveal the exciting and rare music of gong orchestras.

Cat. number: TG 01
Year: 2013
Genre: Folk
File under: Ethnic