Tag Archives: Tim Blake

TIM BLAKE – Blake’s New Jerusalem

October 26, 2017

Egg 1978 / Esoteric 2017 With arrows of desire, ambient rock pioneer embarks on mental flight to get his chariots of fire. In hindsight the parallel between two Blakes, Tim and William, may see obvious – deeper than their last … Continue reading

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TIM BLAKE – Caldea Music II

October 13, 2017

Synergy 2002 / Esoteric 2017 Rest with a twist: Crystal Machine lands in the heart of the Pyrenees to transmit sonic pictures to the outside world. Commissioned by the Caldea Spa center in Andorra, this is an unusual album for … Continue reading

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TIM BLAKE – Crystal Machine

September 11, 2017

Egg 1977 / Esoteric 2017 Mercurial vehicle’s first outing: synthesizer wizard strikes on his own to leave a lasting trace. With a rough, anarchic streak to GONG and HAWKWIND, it’s easy to overlook Tim Blake’s refined features, especially given the … Continue reading

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CLEARLIGHT – Impressionist Symphony

May 21, 2015

Gonzo 2014 Aural gallery opens a new view as guests from the past pay a visit. Looking from the outside, it’s been a four-decade quest for Cyrille Verdeaux, an attempt to re-embrace the grandeur of 1975’s “Clearlight Symphony” that brought … Continue reading

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CLEARLIGHT shine again

April 9, 2014

Perhaps, not as much as Great Britain or Italy, but France made a nice contribution to the prog rock scene over the years, what with collectives like MAGMA and certain quarters of GONG. One of the most prominent ensembles of … Continue reading

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