Hawkwind Vinyl, CD & tapes by Hawkwind at Norman Records
Hawkwind’s eponymous debut from 1970 is credited with being one of the first space-rock albums. Their mix of psychedelic and prog rock was just, well, far out. This was Hawkwind a couple of LPs before Lemmy got involved. It was produced by guitarist Dick Taylor who hooked up with the band after leaving ‘60s rockers The Pretty Things. 180g vinyl LP on Music On Vinyl.
- Vinyl LP (MOVLP1702)
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This reissue edition of Hawkwind’s 1980 album Levitation presents the listener with the maximum possible amount of relevant material, with the original thirty-seven minute LP accompanied by a 2LP live recording of a show in Lewisham that same year. Levitation is classic Hawkwind space-rock, though notable for also being the only line-up of the band to feature Cream drummer Ginger Baker! Triple LP reissue on Atomhenge, coming with a replica tour programme!
The legendary silver machine rides on still: a new album from Hawkwind has arrived! Many decades in, these veterans still have that third-eye magic, and Into The Woods shows it off with thirteen tracks of old-school space-rock, with traditional titles like ‘Magic Mushroom’, ‘Wood Nymph’ and ‘Vegan Lunch’. CD / double LP on Cherry Red.
Brand new material from the legendary Hawkwind, believe it or not! Solitary Man / Tunnels Of Darkness is Hawkwind like they used to make it, from the driving space-rock riffs to the astounding sleeve artwork (really? In 2016?). Makes for an exciting preview of their imminent new album The Machine Stops. 7” on Cherry Red.
The crowning achievement for space rockers Hawkwind, Space Ritual captures a blistering live show from 1972. Rhino bring this monstrous double LP back to vinyl again. These extended freak-out jams, complete with spoken word sections, screeching riffs and berserk electronic breakdowns are how Hawkwind are meant to be experienced.
- Vinyl Double LP (0825646120758)
Hawkwind have been labeled with every type of forward-thinking rock music, from prog and space-rock, to krautrock and psych. On The Machine Stops, the band expand even further, incorporating more electronic elements for a grand concept album retelling a sci-fi classic. It’s nice and heavy too.
This brand new Hawkwind box set is a complete discography of one of the bands most productive and iconic periods of their career from 1970 – 1974, beginning with their 1970 self-titled album and covering four years of output across seven live studio albums, the compilation also includes a bonus disc compiling all their singles including the prog classic ‘Silver Machine’.
- Vinyl Double LP (DPROMDLP88)