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How Hawkwind's First Voyage Helped Spearhead Space Rock 50 Years Ago

Hawkwind's 1970 debut opened the door to rock's collective sonic possibilities, something that connected them tenuously to punk, dance, metal, and noise.

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Sitting on Top of the World: An Appreciation of Cream's Ginger Baker

For an artist whose discography spans continents both literally and stylistically, there was one reliable thing: Ginger Baker knew what was needed, and if he had to invent new ways of forcing rhythm to the forefront, that was his job. It will remain his legacy.

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'Infest the Rats' Nest' Sees King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Embrace Their Inner Thrash

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard go full metal to craft a brutal warning against ecological destruction on their 15th studio album, Infest the Rats' Nest.

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The Groundhog's 'Blues Obituary' Gets a 2018 Makeover

They had the tunes, the skill and street credibility for miles. What the Groundhogs didn't have, was the ability to sell records outside of the UK.

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Lovers of the Heavy and Obscure Can Rejoice With the Release of 'Brown Acid: The Seventh Trip' (album stream)

RidingEasy once more presents some of the heaviest, scuzziest, most psychedelic and thoroughly under-heard music of the 1960s and 1970s with new compilation, which arrives just in time for Halloween.

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Celebrating 50 Years of the Doors' Experimental 'Strange Days'

The 50th anniversary reissue of the Doors' second album, Strange Days, offers a direct, no frills edition that emphasizes the dynamic, solid music.

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Counterbalance: Jefferson Airplane - Surrealistic Pillow

One pill makes you larger, one pill makes you small, and the 179th most acclaimed album is this week's Counterbalance. Remember what the dormouse said: Feed your head with a 1967 psychedelic classic.

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Bruce Haack: Farad: The Electric Voice

Bruce Haack is an important figure in the annals of electronic music. But once you’ve convinced your friends that you’re cool because you know about Bruce Haack, why on earth would you want to listen to his music?

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