Ahead of shows in the US, UK and Europe, Ahmet Zappa promises “a smorgasbord of awesome” from The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa.
Pop music history is scattered with one-hit wonders in all shapes and sizes, from comedy songs to artists that really deserved better.
Disregarding conformity, Daevid Allen released ‘Now Is The Happiest Time Of Your Life’ in 1977: bona-fide anarchy at the height of punk.
Released in April 1972, Continental Circus is an anomaly in the Gong canon, but nonetheless radiates their signature charm.
By 1973, German electronic experimentalists Tangerine Dream had hit upon their “classic” line-up, releasing ‘Atem’, John Peel's eventual album of the year.
Gong’s debut album, ‘Magick Brother’, stands as evidence of a wayward but irresistible collective, and what can be achieved when anarchy meets inspiration.
Released by the Froese-Schultze-Schnitzler line-up in 1971, Tangerine Dream’s, ‘Alpha Centauri’, is a key release in the development of electronica.
Less well-known than the two albums which preceded it, Vangelis' Spiral nevertheless boasts an understated simplicity that has worn well.
By 1976, Tangerine Dream had established a solid, reputation as pioneers of stately, glacial and planetary synthesiser music rejecting “rock” music...