Rock On! Wednesday, 2 February – Hawkwind, Guru Guru, Captain Beyond & Blue Öyster Cult

Psychedelic, heavy, prog and more innovating sounds spanning the late 60s and the early 70s – Wednesday September 15th. Dan’s pick of the week: Hawkwind (Space Ritual), Guru Guru (Känguru,), Captain Beyond (Captain Beyond) & Blue Öyster Cult (Secret Treaties).

Jake Cole van Spectrum Culture: “But the generally agreed-upon golden years of the group cover the years from 1971 to 1975, during which time there was plenty of changeover but the core of the band remained Brock, woodwind player Nik Turner, and an up-and-coming bassist named Lemmy Kilmister. This era saw the releases of the band’s most beloved studio albums and, more importantly, a live document from the end of their 1972 tour by the name of Space Ritual.

By this stage Hawkwind had enjoyed a surprising, if not outrageous, level of success, having just landed their then-current studio album Doremi Fasol Latido in the UK top 20.… Read more...