Soft Machine

Soft Machine were an English jazz-rock band that was active between the late 1960s and early 1980s. They were among the first rock acts to make use of asymmetric and compound meters. Due to numerous lineup changes, the first and final Soft Machine albums feature none of the same members. Nonetheless, the nameplate was passed […]

Gong

Gong was a French/Anglo musical collective that existed through numerous iterations over a four-decade period, starting in 1969. During the first half of the 1970s, the band operated as a space-rock performance act under the leadership of Australian-born guitarist/vocalist Daevid Allen. Later in the decade, the band steered toward jazz-rock with drummer/percussionist Pierre Moerlen affixed […]