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Hawkwind: In Search Of Space

Review by Jeff Walker, Phonograph Record, May 1972

IT'S BEEN an eternity since I've writhed to a record on a physical level, but I still recall fondly those stoned hours spent engrossed in ...

Hawkwind: Lock, Edmonton

Live Review by Chas de Whalley, New Musical Express, January 1976

IT'S ALL A far cry from Alfred Jarry. ...

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The Isle of Wight Festival: 5 Days of Peace, Music and Love

Report by uncredited writer, Mick Farren, International Times, September 1970

2011 note: this report on the 1970 IoW festival is led off by Mick Farren but includes contributions by other, unnamed IT writers. The title ...

When It Comes To Mind-Blowing, Hawkwind Are Really Into It

Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, October 1970

HAWKWIND MAY not be the world's most affluent group, or the world's most successful group, but they are certainly one of the most mind-blowing. ...

Hawkwind: Hawkwind (United Artists)

Review by John Morthland, Creem, November 1971

THE COVER, IN BRILLIANT colors, shows these creatures that seem to be part reptile, part human, and part falling leaves. The songs have titles like ...

The Foulk Brothers: Pop Promoting Blues

Report by Philip Norman, Sunday Times, 1972

"RONNIE..." RONALD Foulk's secretary broke into the conference. "Will you accept a transfer call from America?" ...

The Truth About Hawkwind

Interview by James Johnson, New Musical Express, February 1972

LIKE THEM or not, you must admit that Hawkwind are honest. Guitarist Dave Brock is not loath to admit that most of the band's musicians ...

Hawkwind: In Search Of Space

Review by Greg Shaw, Creem, June 1972

Have you ever felt the urge to visit the distant reaches of the galaxy? I don't mean in some freaked-out 2001 Pink Floyd acid trip, ...

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Profile and Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, September 1972

HAWKWIND ARE ONE of the very few "Underground" bands to make the big time almost entirely on their own terms, without any real concessions to ...

Hawkwind, Pink Fairies, The Pretty Things: Windsor Free Festival, Berkshire

Live Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, September 1972

THE SIGNS were there once again at what was in effect just another one-day festival that a bummer was to be had by one and ...

Hawkwind: Cosmic Calypso And Sonic Surprise

Report and Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, November 1972

UNLESS YOU'RE DEAF, dumb and blind, or alternatively haven't been keeping up with the music press, you will know that Hawkwind embark this week upon ...

The Future Will Happen This Year: Space Rock

Overview by Greg Shaw, Phonograph Record, March 1973

RIGHT NOW we're gonna go back, way back, back before there was FM radio, quadrasonic sound, mellotrons, or any of the other futuristic trappings that ...

Hawkwind: Space Ritual

Review by Chris Rowley, International Times, May 1973

THIS IS THE definitive Hawkwind LP and very definitely their best. Being live it has all the right qualities to bring back memories of twitching ...

Hawkwind: Space Ritual Alive At Liverpool Stadium And Brixton Sundown (United Artists)

Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, May 1973

WELL, THESE COSMIC tacos ain't about to make you wet yourself, but it's still a fact that, contained on these four sides, are the very ...

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Profile and Interview by Jon Tiven, Zoo World, October 1973

THERE SEEMS to be a general reawakening to the 1967 Summer of Love recently. All of England is agog over Star Trek reruns while 600,000 ...

Hawkwind's Space Ritual and Kosmik Muzak

Review by Gary Sperrazza!, Strait, November 1973

AS YOU ALL KNOW, the prime force, the "essence" if you'll permit, of good rock has always been Energy. Rock Energy is created through two ...

Hawkwind: Ford Theatre, Detroit

Live Review by Greg Shaw, Phonograph Record, January 1974

OF THE MERE six dates Hawkwind had chosen for their American debut tour, it seemed most appropriate to be seeing them in Detroit, the ancestral ...

Hawkwind: Trippin’ USA

Report by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, April 1974

The Hawkwind 1999 party rolls across the plains of America, dealing in cosmic vibes and - more important in the eyes of the Chicago denim ...

Hawkwind: Dorkwind in Dutchland

Report and Interview by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, July 1974

JUST OVER a year ago I went up to the Cambridge Corn Exchange to get my first ever taste of Hawkwind live. ...

Hawkwind: In The Hall Of The Mountain Grill

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, September 1974

DON'T TELL anybody, but yours adoring thinks that he's finally got this bunch sussed. ...

Hawkwind: Hall Of The Mountain Grill (United Artists)

Review by Gary Sperrazza!, Shakin' Street Gazette, November 1974

WHEN LAST WE visited our resident space-age hippies (Shakin' Street No. 3), they had completed their lengthy and powerful Space Ritual, exploring what Tom Bingham ...

Hawkwind: The Regular 'Wind Miracle

Report by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, November 1974

NEW YORK just doesn't seem to be the place for Hawkwind. ...

Hawkwind: Hall Of The Mountain Grill (United Artists)

Review by Ira Robbins, Zoo World, December 1974

FOR THEIR first four albums, public approval of Hawkwind was in direct proportion to how seriously one considered the music. The question of quality or ...

Hawkwind and Dr Feelgood On Tour

Report by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, December 1974

THE START OF a tour is never really any great cause for rejoicing. It's the end of a tour that is usually all fun and ...

Motorhead: Running In

Interview by Geoff Barton, Sounds, August 1975

'Loud, raucous, arrogant, fast, city, paranoid, speedfreak rock and roll. But mainly very loud'. That's what Lemmy says Motorhead's music is. Geoff Barton reports ...

Robert Calvert : How To Pick Up Girls In Paris

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, July 1976

The Calvert MethodRobert Calvert, former Hawkwind person, playwright, raconteur, bon viveur, joyeux noel, has just returned from an enjoyable and instructive visit to Paris at ...

Status Quo: Quo Storm The Castle

Live Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, July 1976

Rock festivals in Wales always tempt providence, as many a Marley or 10cc fan can attest. But at Cardiff Castle last Saturday, the sun shone ...

Hawkwind: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Miles, New Musical Express, October 1976

TIGER OPENED to a leaden audience who failed to be moved even by big Nicky Moore, twisting and turning through the vocals like a giant ...

Hawkwind: Coventry Theatre, Coventry

Live Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, December 1976

IT'S LIKE trying to resurrect the agonies and ecstasies of the Lysergic communion, putting Hawkwind's Robert Calvert on paper, spinning a yarn from the scattered ...

Pulsating Poets of Sturm und Drang: Robert Calvert and Hawkwind

Interview by Chas de Whalley, Album Tracking, July 1977

"ROCK IS THE literature of this generation". Thus spake Robert Calvert, occasional playwright, self-styled poet, songwriter and lead singer with Hawkwind, the weirdest, most ...

Hawklords: Leisure-Wear Of The Timelords

Report and Interview by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, December 1978

Actually, BOB CALVERT'S mystic dressing gown is not what this feature's about: what we have here is an appraisal of the new Hawkind, sorry, HAWKLORDS ...

Joy Division, Pil et al: Futurama '79 Festival — Set The Controls For The Squalor Of Leeds

Live Review by Andy Gill, Ian Penman, New Musical Express, September 1979

The World's First Science Fiction Music FestivalWords: Ian Penman and Andy Gill. Pix: Kevin Cummins ...

The Saga of Hawkwind

Book Excerpt by Carol Clerk, Omnibus Press, 2004

Emerging from the hippie heartland of London's Ladbroke Grove in 1969, Hawkwind invented space-rock with a potent, psychedelic mixture of jamming blues, electronica and lights. ...

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