Van der Graaf Generator

Van der Graaf Generator are an English rock band, formed at Manchester University in 1967 by singer–songwriter Peter Hammill. On their 1969 debut album, The Aerosol Grey Machine, they crossed psychedelia with darker, haunted sounds, which they codeified on the 1970 albums The Least We Can Do Is Wave to Each Other and H to […]

The Long Hello

The Long Hello was a side-project put together in 1972 by instrumentalists from a temporarily halted Van der Graaf Generator. The project yielded one album of haunting instrumental music before VDGG regrouped for a second go-round. After VDGG folded a second time, the Long Hello nameplate was resurrected with different personnel for three additional albums […]