Quick update – July 2013


You’ll have spotted that it’s all been quiet for a while here. I thought I’d better drop by and let you know I still exist but all my blogging is now going into:

I am starting to trim the odd article here and there and may move this site into maintenance at some point. many posts have had a handful of reads in years so I don’t think they will be missed!

One for Hawkwind Fans


hawkwind 040612Over on WhatCulture.com I write a blog piece 10 Albums Every Hawkwind Fan Should Own which may interest some readers. Do have a look and let me know what you think.

A Tribute to Huw


Huw TributeJust posted on YouTube is this wonderful tribute to Huw Lloyd-Langton (31st January 2013). It is a performance by Hawkwind of Dragons and Fables a track from The Chronicle of the Black Sword and one that Huw would often play in his solo set. The piece is accompanied by a video with images of Huw playing along with the band as though still involved from his new home on the astral plane.

Beautiful!

Atomic Sunrise


Atomic SunriseBack in 1970 between March the 9th and 15th a fantastic line-up of emerging talent appeared at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm in an event called Atomic Sunrise. Amongst such luminaries as Black Sabbath, Arthur Brown and Quintessence were early appearances by none other than Hawkwind, Genesis and David Bowie.

The timing is wonderful – Genesis were weeks away from a contract and this is the first ever Hawkwind line-up.

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December 2012 – In memory of those who are no longer with us


Unlike previous months, I thought I would take note of those who have passed away this December 2012 and who have had an impact on my life.

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