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    Posted: July 16 2012 at 14:21
Hello everybody Smile! A little poll between two innovative bands that have some similarities: the two are, as it were, the masters of a specific style which have inspired several "followers" (almost always good) and have a great imagery fascinating. I would like to ask you which is the best and the most deserving, which universe and concept do you like the most?
Personally I think that Magma is more influential (even on Gong) and has more very good albums, but I prefer the imagery, the humour and the trips of Gong. So it's pretty hard to choose for me because both have strong arguments. 
What are your opinions, proggers?

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Magma will win my vote in almost any poll they appear in, and this one is no exception.

Love Gong too, though.
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Gong. Never could get into Magma.
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Very tough, but I think Gong takes it for me. I've always preferred their quirky and psychedelic sound, plus the humour is hilarious. Magma can be a bit much sometimes, but I still love them dearly. Kind of a light vs.dark contrast going on here. Magma has always contained better musicians in my opinion, but I've always felt Gong as better songwriters. Both bands are fantastic though. Clap
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I prefer Gong but that's only because I really don't like Magma at all.
 
So neither for me.
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Whenever people say they don't like or can't get into Magma, I always feel like saying: keep trying, you will eventually.
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ehm... guess WHY I have my nickname and guess WHO I'd vote (if I could vote!)
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Magma for sure. Their music was great earlier and they had more cool albums
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Both..... preferably at the same time.
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Can't say I like one more than the other, and i do love em both. So both it is!
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Magma errtime
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B-b-b-both!
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Originally posted by Saperlipopette!

Whenever people say they don't like or can't get into Magma, I always feel like saying: keep trying, you will eventually.
 
Haha, worked for me!
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Magma, but I've barely listened to any Gong, so maybe I'll change my mind someday.

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Originally posted by bytor2112


Originally posted by Saperlipopette!

Whenever people say they don't like or can't get into Magma, I always feel like saying: keep trying, you will eventually.

 
Haha, worked for me!


Just close your eyes and let the music take hold. The best way to listen to Magma.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 19 2012 at 01:40
Magma
 
but Gong is wonderful as well.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Larne Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 20 2012 at 07:54
Both are great; guess if I needed to vote for live or death I would take MAGMA as they are even 'a bit more special'!

Edited by Larne - July 20 2012 at 07:55
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can't choose, so I voted both
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