Monthly Archives: February 2019

VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR’s Debut: 50th Anniversary Celebrated With Box Set

February 18, 2019

Recently, there was an overabundance of Peter Hammill’s archive solo material released, with a new multi-disc collection in the pipeline, but the same can’t be said about VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR, the band he masterminded and found fame with. The … Continue reading

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Todd Rundgren’s UTOPIA Delivers Tour Report

February 17, 2019

While his solo career goes on forever, Todd Rundgren’s UTOPIA didn’t spend a lot of time on stage from 1985, when they promoted , and their 2011’s reunion wasn’t long – which can’t be said of the band’s last year’s … Continue reading

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BE-BOP DELUXE Reissue “Futurama” As A Box Set

February 16, 2019

If there ever was an ensemble whose very name demanded a deluxe reissue of their catalogue, it would be – of course – BE-BOP DELUXE, whose melange of classic rock influences not only made them a classic band but also … Continue reading

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CURVED AIR – The Second British Rock Meeting 1972

February 15, 2019

Curved Air 2018 If now you desire it look and see: rare live recording from the most phantastic period of a group who defied definition. Strange as it is, for all their vintage and vitality have been severely underserved on … Continue reading

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Nik Turner And Alan Davey: HAWKWIND Alumni Release New Albums

February 14, 2019

It’s a pure coincidence, of course: this March will the appearance of new records from not one but two former members of the mighty HAWKWIND: reedman Nik Turner and bassist Alan Davey. Going first, on March 8th, is Turner’s “The … Continue reading

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