Flame Tree - Album and Sonic Rock Solstice

Flame Tree featuring Nik Turner

Flame Tree featuring Nik Turner is released by Cleopatra Records on May 20th. The experimental jazz fusion album features Nik Turner (sax and flute), Dennis Rea (guitar), Paul 'PK' Kemmish (acoustic bass) and Jack Gold-Molina (drums). The album was produced by Jack Gold-Molina and features original compositions plus a version of Goat Willow.

There'll be a performance by Nik Turner and Flame Tree at Sonic Rock Solstice on June 19th. Nik, Jack and Dennis will be joined by Nazar from ICU on bass.

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Inner City Unit - August Tour

Inner City Unit - August 2016 tour

Following a succesfull round of gigs in January, Inner City Unit hit the road again in August with Krankschaft (see Live Dates).

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Live

Updated 24th April

19th June
Nik Turner and Flame Tree
Sonic Rock Solstice
Builth Wells

10th July
Nik Turner's New Space Ritual
Surplus Festival, Vale of Glamorgan
Barry, South Wales

5th Aug
Nik Turner
Green Gathering, Chepstow Racecourse
Chepstow, South Wales
Chatting in Floating Lotus at 1PM

Nik Turner's New Space Ritual
Green Gathering, Chepstow Racecourse
Chepstow, South Wales

6th Aug
Nik Turner's New Space Ritual
Druid Camp, Forest of Dean

18th Aug
Inner City Unit
Continental
Preston

19th Aug
Inner City Unit
Star & Garter
Manchester

20th Aug
Inner City Unit
Doghouse
Nottingham

21st Aug
Inner City Unit
Hare & Hounds
Birmingham

23rd Aug
Inner City Unit
Hairy Dog<
Derby

24th Aug
Inner City Unit
Water Rats
London

25th Aug
Inner City Unit
Louisiana
Bristol

7th - 11th Sept
Nik Turner's New Space Ritual
Reverence Festival, Valada, Portugal

17th - 18th Sept
Nik Turner
Deeply Vale Anniversary, Haywood Civic Centre
Heywood, Lancs

News

Prophets Of Time: Nik Turner's Favourite Records

"The space rock luminary and former member of Hawkwind, Sphynx and Inner City Unit guides Sean Kitching through 13 instructive and inspirational jazz, rock and soul records that have shaped him and his music."

» Baker's Dozen in The Quietus

Spirit of Hawkwind 1969-76 Book

Spirit of Hawkwind 1969-76 - The Definitive Account Of The Life Of Legendary Space Rock Band Hawkwind (published by Cleopatra Records November 2015)

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

Lemmy

Lemmy

I WISH TO STATE HOW SAD I AM AT THE PASSING OF MY VERY DEAR FRIEND IAN 'LEMMY' KILMISTER, WE HAD A GOOD TIME TOGETHER, LONG MAY YOU BE REMEMBERED, AND MAY YOU SPEEDILY FULFILL THE FURTHERANCE OF YOUR DESTINY AND BE RE-INCARNATED INTO YOUR NEXT EVOLUTION, LEM WE LOVE YOU, REST IN PEACE, NIK, XXX

North America Tour

Thanks to everyone who came to see Nik and the crew on the 2015 North America tour.

New Album - Space Fusion Odyssey

"Ex-Hawkman excels on jazz-fusion record" - Classic Rock (8/10 review)

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

» JPS Music Blog review

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.

Contact

» loki@nikturner.com
» glassonyonpr@gmail.com (US)

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