On CD and DVD, a rare TV outing for the Canterbury legends.
Downplayed by some of the group and often dwarfed by its famous follow-up, the supertrio’s third studio album has been overlooked for far too long.
As a co-founder of Soft Machine and Gong, the late Daevid Allen was there at the birth of prog rock. Steve Hillage, Mike Howlett and others pay tribute to a rare talent.
It’s a musical style distinguished by gentle English whimsy and knotty time signatures, punning wordplay and mind-boggling solos.
Recently unearthed live recordings show the band getting close to the edge of greatness. Did somebody say ‘holy grail’?
The musical maverick’s 90s output gets the deluxe reissue treatment, including rarities and a long-lost album now seeing the light of day for the first time, making it a must-have.