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Mong Tong
Mong Tong ~ Mystery
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  • Label / Pressing: Guru Guru Brain / GGB - 022LP / 2020 Black LP
  • Release year: 2020
  • Country: Japan

Recorded in their home studio in Taipei, “Mystery 秘神” is a psychedelic journey into Taiwanese folklore combined with the 80’s media obsession with the supernatural. It’s a record that manages to combine nostalgia and tradition with humour and an underlying intrinsic earthiness to create something unlike anything else out there.

Growing up in Taiwan in the 90’s, the brothers of Mong Tong listened to ​電子琴音樂 which they describe as “relaxing Chinese synth pop” along with video game soundtracks, psychedelic music, doom metal and sound collage/library music. On “Mystery秘神” these inspirations combine with the dark humour of Taiwanese folklore and a love of conspiracy theories to form what they describe as “a psychedelic journey to the east.”