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Hawkwind - Hall Of The Mountain Grill-1974 cover art

1/1/16 – Hawkwind – Hall Of The Mountain Grill – 1974

In 1974 Hawkwind released their most polished album to date, the Roy Thomas Baker and Doug Bennett produced Hall Of The Mountain Grill. This wasn’t going to please everyone as rough edges were smoothed out by a professional production, the electronics more subdued. (The following year Baker produced Queen’s A Night At The Opera, state of […]

Hawkwind - Doremi Fasol Latido Album Cover 1972

30/12/15 – Hawkwind – Doremi Fasol Latido – 1972

Lemmy And Simon King replaced Dave Anderson and Terry Ollis on bass and drums respectively for Hawkwind’s driving, edgy, Space Rock masterpiece, DOREMI FASOL LATIDO. Although it sounds like it was recorded in a caravan, it also has a mass of improvisational energy. It’s hard to determine what instrumentation was added later because the core of […]

Robert Calvert - Captain Lockheed And The Starfighters Album cover 1974

29/12/15 – Robert Calvert – Captain Lockheed And The Starfighters – 1974

What I love about this album – apart from the songs, is the dialogue. A concept album by Hawkwind member Robert Calvert (Silver Machine, Seven By Seven and Sonic Attack were three of his greatest Hawkwind moments). The plot: Germany wants to modernize after World War 2 and are talked into purchasing one of the […]