Spirit of Hawkwind 1969-76 Book

The Definitive Account Of The Life Of Legendary Space Rock Band Hawkwind (published by Cleopatra Records November 2015)

300 Pages Of Rare And Never Before Seen Photos
Rare & Never-Before Seen Photos
As Seen Through The Eyes Of Co-Founder Nik Turner and Told To Music Historian Dave Thompson
Comprehensive Discography & Gigography
Plus Nik’s 1975 US Tour Diary


Updated 4th October

9th Oct
Nik Turner's Space Gypsy
Sinderhope Village Hall, Northumbria

10th Oct
Nik Turner's Space Gypsy
Continental, Preston

11th Oct
Nik Turner's Space Gypsy
Trades Club, Hebden Bridge, Yorks


16th Oct
Nik Turner with Space Invaders
Zorfingen, Switzerland

23rd Oct
Nik Turner's Space Gypsy
‘Do Not Go Gentle’ Festival of Dylan Thomas
The Garage, Uplands, Swansea

5th Nov to 21st Dec
Nik Turner
US Tour

28th Jan
Inner City Unit
Arches, Coventry

29th Jan
Inner City Unit
Club 85, Hitchin

30th Jan
Inner City Unit
The Brunswick, Brighton and Hove

31st Jan
Inner City Unit
Old Angel, Nottingham


New Album - Space Fusion Odyssey

Nik's solo album Space Fusion Odyssey is released available on Purple Pyramid via Cleopatra Records. The album includes Robby Krieger (The Doors) on Guitar, Chris Poland (Megadeath / OHM) on Guitar, Chris Lietz on Mellotron, Jurgen Engler on Moog, Robert Pagliari on Bass, David Eagle on Drums and Gilli Smyth on Space Whisper.

Tales Of The ACTION MAN: The Space Gypsy

They say that a smart man knows when he is being conned. They say that you can't kid a kidder. And if the patter sounds too good to be true, it probably is. So it's best to just keep your distance and stay clear of trouble.

Story and photos by Roger Neville-Neil

Nik Turner's New Space Ritual

Nik Turner's New Space Ritual wish to say a fond farewell to the legendary guitarist Mick Slattery, who has felt the need to drop out of band activity due to health reasons, but who may occasionally feature with the band, at his pleasure. Thanx for all the great times Mick.

The band also wishes to welcome the 'Boy Wonder’ Stephen Jones on guitar. Still featuring  will be Terry ‘Caveman’ Ollis on drums, Gary ‘Slapper’ Smart on bass guitar and stick basso profundo, Thomas ‘Ironman’ Crimble on Hammond organ, Chris ‘Mekon’ Purdon on wibbly wobblies, Nik ‘Thunder Rider’ Turner on sax/flute and vocals, and the Fabuloso Miss Angel Flame, on exciting exotic dance and vibrations.

Victory for the People

Nik is featured in a short documentary by Kevin Pickering called Victory for the People.

Inner City Unit

Inner City Unit returned to action in December 2013 with their unique brand of post apocalyptic space punk garage psychedelia, playing in Windsor and London. ICU also performed at the Judge Trev memorial gig at the Brunswick in Brighton and Hove and at Kozfest.

US and Canada tour, Space Gypsy album

Thanks to all of you you came to see Nik on his US and Canada dates in support of the new Cleopatra CD Space Gypsy. Space Gypsy features guest appearances from Simon House and Steve Hillage alongside Nicky Garratt, Jurgen Engler and Jeff Piccinini from Nik's US touring band. Space Gypsy is available as a digipak CD, as a gatefold vinyl with bonus etched 7 inch single, and as a box set including a CD of rough mixes and additional flute and saxophone improvisations.

Nik has also released a single “Fallen Angel STS-51-L”, available digitally and as a limited edition 7-inch vinyl (only 500 pressed) on Cleopatra Records.

Space Ritual 40 Years On

The Quietus features an excellent article about Hawkwind's Space Ritual by Joe Banks.

"Hawkwind at the height of their powers were as good as any of their German contemporaries...and they were at the height of their powers when they recorded the live album Space Ritual."

» a case for sonic attack

Outriders of Apocalypse

The complete Outriders of Apocalypse set from Alchemy is now available to listen to on SoundCloud.

Andrew Cross

thunder rider in andrew cross film

Thunder Rider is featured in a new 15 minute film by Andrew Cross, featuring improvised saxophone performed in the landscape of Salisbury Plain.


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