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“A classic masterpiece from 1981, never re-released on CD before.
Originally 1000 copies pressed on orange/red vinyl. 120 copies were sold through Rough Trade and Virgin Records. 800 copies were bought and later destroyed by the United Dairies label, making this record even more rare.
Hastings of Malawi were Heman Pathak, David Hodes and John Grieve. They recorded the album in one night in 1981 with no plan and no idea of what they were doing. They played drums, clarinet, synthesiser and piano..

Somewhere between progressive rock and electric jazz, with a bit of Catalunian lunacy thrown in for fun, resides HAT.

"Too much of it might be undesirable but a little psychedelia is good thing. The Catalan-based group simply called HAT offers..

Bill Gilonis is best known as the guitarist for the great post-Henry Cow band The Work, where he played guitar. He's lived in Switzerland for many years now, and this is the 2nd of his releases under the "Hat Shoes" name. It's a fairly left field but c...

This features the fantastic 'lost' Hatfield track "Your Majesty is Like a Cream Doughnut/Oh What a Lonely Lifetime", which was originally on the "V" sampler and has never before appeared on CD. The first half of the complete output by this Canterbury...

This features the fantastic 'lost' Hatfield track "Your Majesty is Like a Cream Doughnut/Oh What a Lonely Lifetime", which was originally on the "V" sampler and has never before appeared on CD. The first half of the complete output by this Canterbury supergroup, bringing together members of Egg, Gong, Caravan, Matching Mole & Delivery. Phew! One of my all time favorite bands.

Recorded for Virgin Records in 1974, Hatfield and the North was the eponymous debut album by the band comprising former...

The second half of the complete output by this Canterbury supergroup, bringing together members of Egg, Gong, Caravan, Matching Mole & Delivery. Phew! One of my all time favorite bands. Both of their albums are fabulous, include bonus tracks & sound...

‘An album of perfection’-Progressive Rock Central.

Hats Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate combine progressive/alt-rock, classical, experimental, electronic, and metal influences. This is their 6th album.
They have been developing a cult reputation after stepping in at the last minute to replace an injured band on the main stage at Hard Rock Hell’s 2017 Prog Festival, opening for Magnum, Focus and Carl Palmer - Hard Rock Hell magazine called them ‘unlikely stars who stole the show’, and eFestivals.

Boris Hauf, tenor and soprano saxophone
Keefe Jackson, tenor saxophone, contrabassclarinet
Jason Stein, bass clarinet
Frank Rosaly, drums
Steven Hess, drums, electronics
Michael Hartman, drums.

"What can you expect from a Berlin-based saxophonist (tenor and soprano) who also has a parallel activity as an electronic musician? Well... the unexpected. And the surprise here is not only the instrumental configuration – three horn players, three drummers - but also the musicians...

"In search of the sublime, contemporary electronic musician Steve Hauschildt has designed grids and panoramas of sound across multiple releases through the rise and dissolution of his former band, Emeralds, an American touchstone of 2000s home-recorded psychedelic noise music. Consistent with his solo work is Hauschildt’s ability to coil his craft in precise, varied, and distinctly physical forms. Gently spinning arpeggios converse with post-industrial decay. Sonic fibers sway like pendulums from static...

Steve Hauschildt was a member of the great Cleveland electronic music outfit Emeralds and Strands is his fourth solo on the Kranky label. Really good, cosmic floaty stuff with its own style and bite! Recommended.

“'Strands is a song cycle that is about cosmogony and creation/destruction myths. The title alludes to the structural constitution of ropes as I wanted to approach the compositions so that they consisted of strands and fibers which form a unified whole. This was so the songs could have...

This is a great, engaging, and very smart while still being enjoyable, album of prepared piano music that fits somewhere between modern classical, modern composition and techno! Recommended!

“Volker Bertelmann – aka Hauschka – is a purveyor of imaginative, distinctive, prepared piano music. For him, music is not solely about its sound, but also a means to facilitate the exchange of ideas and foster meaningful interactions between individuals, revealing his fascination with human connection and...

Fritz Hauser drums and percussion
Pedro Carneiro marimba

"Despite both artists enjoying remarkably intensive careers which have seen them collaborate with many of the finest talents operating in free-improvisation, experimental and classical music, Pas de Deux marks the auspicious first ever encounter between Swiss drummer Fritz Hauser and Portuguese marimba maestro Pedro Carneiro.
Across seven sequential passages, sculpted from recordings made at Lisbon’s Namouche studio last winter...

An unbelievable price on the hard to find Japanese version of this great album!

"The third of three Hampton Hawes trio dates with bassist Red Mitchell and drummer Chuck Thompson (all reissued on CD) is on the same high level as his first two...

An unbelievable price on the hard to find Japanese version of this great album!

"Hampton Hawes recorded many superb trio sets in the 1950s, including three with bassist Red Mitchell and drummer Chuck Thompson. This straight-ahead set (reissued...

The year is 1973 and in South Africa, the stranglehold of apartheid and the oppression of its opponents is increasing all the time, the noose growing ever tighter. These were strange and scary times, when the law forbade marriages across the colour bar...

First album from this progressive rock band from South Africa, originally released in 1971. The side long opening title track features an amalgam of prog, jazz and indigenous African influences. Some of this actually has a Crimson-ish vibe, with flute ...

"The band's third and final release rounding off a trilogy of phenomenal Afro rock albums. This officially sanctioned reissue includes all the original songs plus 4 bonus tracks taken from the SA vinyl version of “Africa, she too can cry” and a rare...

First time ever on CD for the 1979 debut album by this Norwegian / Swedish jazz/fusion band, featuring Hakon Graf of Blow Out on keyboards amd Ulf Wakenius on guitar.
Definitely still up to 70s jazz/rock standards, with one rym listener saying “Typical nordic style fusion, and some of the best of it's kind.”
The band continued to make additional albums up into 1994, each one a little bit weaker than the one before; THIS IS THE ONE TO GET!

Music to an imaginary nordic horror tale

"With Togetherness Music, British pianist and composer Alexander Hawkins presents a fascinating musical panorama, a distillation and synthesis of different traditions and influences, reflecting the broad spectrum of an extraordinary musical spirit. Released to celebrate Hawkins' 40th birthday, this six-movement quasi-orchestral work is an extensive expansion and revision of a piece which originated with a commission from conductor and composer Aaron Holloway-Nahum for the Riot Ensemble, to feature...

Richard Olátúndé Baker: Adamo (Talking Drum), Percussion
Neil Charles: Acoustic Bass Guitar, Double Bass
Stephen Davis: Drums
Otto Fischer: Electric Guitar
Alexander Hawkins: Grand Piano, Upright Piano, Sampler
Shabaka Hutchings: Flute, Soprano and Tenor Saxophones

After the album "Togetherness Music", British pianist and composer Alexander Hawkins presents another musical panorama: An ensemble in which his trio with bassist Neil Charles and drummer Stephen Davis meets...

Neil Charles: Double Bass, Percussion
Stephen Davis: Drums, Percussion
Alexander Hawkins: Piano, Synthesizer, Sampler, Percussion

“British pianist and composer Alexander Hawkins is a creative epicenter of the London jazz scene and is regarded as one of the most innovative musicians with a surprising radius of action. His trio with Neil Charles and Stephen Davis was formed in 2012 and masterfully celebrates the connection of freedom and structure, composition and improvisation. Carnival...

Alexander Hawkins: Piano
“Alexander Hawkins is a creative epicentre from the London jazz scene and is regarded in the UK as one of the most innovative musicians of the younger generation with a surprising radius of action. He plays with Evan Parker, Wadada Leo Smith, Taylor Ho Bynum, Louis Moholo, Shabaka Hutchings and Elaine Mitchener. 'Iron into Wind' is the name of his new piano solo.
The phrase "Iron into Wind" evokes for him both the transience of improvisation and a fascination with solid..

Neil Charles: Double Bass
Stephen Davis: Drums, Percussion
Alexander Hawkins: Piano
Elaine Mitchener: Voice
"This quartet represents the collaboration of two of the most distinctive voices of their generation, and stakes out a remarkable common ground from the pair’s vast range of influences and experience. The repertoire fuses Elaine Mitchener’s unique way with both melody and abstraction, with Alexander Hawkins’ idiosyncratic compositional and pianistic world; as well as spotlighting..

Evan Parker tenor saxophone / Alexander Hawkins piano.

"Saxophone colossus Evan Parker is no stranger to the duo format with a pianist, and the recordings with the likes of Agustí Fernández, Sylvie Courvoisier, Matthew Shipp, Georg Graewe, Stan Tracey, Borah Bergman and John Tilbury are there to confirm it.

His encounter with Alexander Hawkins isn’t just one more experience in that context, however. “Leaps in Leicester” may put him in known territory instrumentally (after all, which...

"I first heard Alexander Hawkins play – at the Vortex Jazz Club, with the Anthony Braxton’s cornet-playing protégé Taylor Ho Bynum, bassist Dominic Lash and drummer Harris Eisenstadt in the Convergence Quartet. The music was an idiomatic white-knuckle...

"Those who claim that 1957 was a good year for the Newport are right on the ball: First of all, many great musicians were in the best of form; check out Basie's reunion with Jimmy Rushing, Lester Young and Jo Jones ( featuring Roy Eldridge and Illinois...

OK! It’s not really 100% complete (see below), but there’s a wealth of great stuff and rarities here.

“The title of this boxed set is quite misleading, because Hawkins was a member of Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra for ten years from 1924, and recorded extensively with that outfit. At a conservative estimate, there are some 80 recordings which should have qualified for inclusion, yet not one appears (although his recordings with Fletcher's brother Horace do). Ignoring for a moment the disparity...

One of the band's classic albums for Charisma, reissued in an expanded edition with an entirely new second disc and a total of 12 bonus tracks and given the superb "Mark Powell treatment", with a booklet filled with photos and liner notes...

Never-before released, professionally recorded live album by the short-lived Hawklords, the offshoot of the Hawkwind. Never-before released, professionally recorded live album by the short-lived Hawklords, the offshoot of the Hawkwind...

“Recorded live at Kozfest 2022 where Hawklords headlined the closing night of this quintessentially British festival at Axminster Showground, Devon, in the UK. A sold-out crowd packed the Daevid Allen Kozmik Stage to thrill to a set that included the title track of the band's 2012 recording debut, We Are One, and a heartfelt version of Ghost In My Machine from the 2017 SIX album, alongside Devil In Your Head from 2018's Brave New World, plus a twisted performance of One Way Trip from 2019's...

One of the band's classic albums for Charisma, reissued legitimately for the very first time in an expanded edition and given the superb "Mark Powell treatment", with a booklet filled with photos and liner notes...


• A DELUXE 10 DISC (8 CD / 2 BLU RAY) LIMITED EDITION BOXED SET FEATURING ALL OF THE RECORDINGS MADE AND RELEASED BY HAWKWIND AND HAWKLORDS BETWEEN 1977 AND 1979 FEATURING ROBERT CALVERT.

• FEATURING NEW STEREO AND 5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIXES OF ‘QUARK, STRANGENESS AND CHARM’, ‘HAWKLORDS – 25 YEARS ON’ AND ‘P.X.R. 5’ BY STEVEN WILSON.

• WITH AN ADDITIONAL FOUR CDs OF LIVE MATERIAL INCLUDING ALL THE SURVIVING RECORDINGS FROM THE SEPTEMBER 1977 ‘SONIC ASSASSINS’ CONCERT IN DECEMBER 1977 AND....

A beautifully remastered, bonus track & liner note filled reissue of the band's early best, at a great price ! And Lemmy too! A stoner pal of mine in High School was addicted to this album and it brings back great memories!

A beautifully remastered, bonus track & liner note filled reissue of the band's early best ! This one features all the old gang (Nik! Lemmy! Brock, Del!) plus the addition of Simon House on synths & violin.

A beautifully remastered, bonus track & liner note filled reissue of the band's early best, at a great price ! This is the best place to start, as this is the 'space rock with metal tinges' classic!

I had a dear (now deceased) pal for many years who was a huge Hawkwind fan; got me into them, got me to understand them, got me to go see them (they were great - this was the late 80s). As I recall, this was their last studio album released before he...

"Recorded in 1980 and featuring Ginger Baker and Tim Blake, the album was a classic work and spawned an equally legendary tour. Although Baker's tenure with Hawkwind was brief, a concert at Lewisham Odeon in December 1980 was recorded by a mobile unit...

This 1979 album finds the group at a peak - different than their early 'space punk' peak, but featuring good playing and pieces and Tim Blake on synths, at a peak nevertheless.

"Recorded, of course, during Hawkwind's 1979 U.K. tour, Live '79...

Live recordings from 1972. Great music, not great sound.

Bridget Wishart - vocals
Dave Brock - electric guitar, keyboards, vocals
Harvey Bainbridge - keyboards, vocals
Alan Davey - bass guitar, vocals
Simon House - violin
Richard Chadwick – drums

This expanded version of the 1990 album presents the original album of Palace Springs, which was two studio tracks along with a well recorded and generally excellent live album recorded at the Palace Tehatre in Los Angles, 10/10/89 and adds the equally good and spirited California Barnst

This has been out for a little while now, but every time we have ordered it from the label, they've been sold out. This is hugely expanded reissue of one of Hawkwind's great albums from just after their classic U.A. period, originally released in 1977...

“Album #31 for Hawkwind. With so many years, gigs and albums (and former members) under the belt, how do you keep things fresh and interesting?
And when you’ve spaced rocked round the universe and back again a few times and turned things up to ten more times than you’ve had hot dinners, in the words of Nigel Tufnell, where have you got left to go?
Dave Brock’s chance meeting with songwriter and conductor Mike Batt at the US Embassy (applying for Visas apparently) sparked off an idea. Hence the...

· A DELUXE 11 DISC LIMITED EDITION BOXED SET OF THE CLASSIC 1973 LIVE ALBUM BY HAWKWIND
· THE ORIGINAL IS ALBUM NEWLY REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES
· WITH NEW MIXES FROM THE ORIGINAL 16-TRACK MASTER TAPES OF THE FULL CONCERTS AT LIVERPOOL STADIUM, SUNDERLAND LOCARNO & BRIXTON SUNDOWN BY STEPHEN W. TAYLER
· INCLUDES A REGION FREE BLU RAY DISC OF A STUNNING HIGH RESOLUTION 5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX OF THE THE ALBUM WITH THE COMPLETE VERSIONS OF BRAINSTORM, TIME WE LEFT THIS WORLD...

· A DELUXE 2CD SET OF THE CLASSIC 1973 LIVE ALBUM BY HAWKWIND
· NEWLY REMIXED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES BY STEPHEN W TAYLER
· ALSO INCLUDES AN ILLUSTRATED BOOKLET

Atomhenge, the home of Hawkwind’s back catalogue, is proud to announce the release of a deluxe 50th anniversary remixed edition of HAWKWIND’s legendary live album SPACE RITUAL.
Recorded on the band’s UK Tour of December 1972, which followed the release of the band’s recent studio album DOREMI FASOL LATIDO. The live...

New, 2016 release by the unstoppable Hawkwind!
"A concept studio album and a live stage show, The Machine Stops is based on E.M. Forster's Sci-fi classic. His dystopian vision of the future is brought to life with characteristic Hawkwind style. An atmospheric, musical interpretation beginning in tunnels deep beneath the earth, where every need is controlled and catered for by the machine. The struggle to escape and find a way to reach the outer surface is a utopian dream, which could prove to be the...

For some unfathomable reason, this fine 1975 album, their sixth, has never really been generally reissued and no one really has explained why. It certainly is not because of the quality of the material, because this is considered one of their finest by many and also considered the last of their string of total classics from the early 70s.
This release has the classic lineup of Dave Brock, Nik Turner, Lemmy, Simon House, Simon King and Alan Powell, and was the last album with Lemmy. This is newly...

Sachi Hayasaka is one of Japans most creative composer/performers, a bandleader, arranger and soloist of great passion and originality. Her beautiful sound and adven- turous projects have made her, along with Kazutoki Umezu, one of the busiest and mo...

Tubby Hayes was one of the first wave of English hard-bop musicians of the 1950's and 60's and one of the top tenor sax players as well during the 20 years of his career. He never went into free-jazz, but he swung hard and he definitely influenced many...