It is with great sadness that we acknowledge and mourn the passing-on of our very good friend, the very talented musician and song-writer Mr Huw Lloyd Langton. He was an all-round lovely person and will be very sadly missed by all who knew him. May you rest in peace Huwey, God Bless You, with love from Nik Turner.
Dodson and Fogg is an acoustic/folk/rock project led by Chris Wade. The new Dodson and Fogg CD features a guest appearance by Thunder Rider on Crinkle Drive.
Nik is featured on two archive releases by Hawkwind from the classic seventies era.
Parallel Universe is a 3 CD compilation from the Liberty/UA albums (1970 - 74) and features unreleased versions of classic Hawkwind songs alongside two previously unheard tracks - Hog Farm and Take What You Can.
Leave No Star Unturned on Easy Action Recordings is a live recording from The Cambridge Corn Exchange in January 1972.
Nik features on the new album by The Moor called Memoirs of Rossum. The Moor is not music, it's a state of mind!
Nik Turner stars in a digital graphic novel of mystic mayhem!
Nik Turner's been captured and dragged down into Hades, where he's found and freed by those annoying Post Bros, a pair of interdimensionally infamous scoundrels. Can these bad boys from Bugtown protect Nik from a deadly army of the dead? Or will the Dark Lord force Nik to blow the Anubis Horn and summon Hell on Earth? To foil this diabolical scheme,they might need the help of Hiroshima, Bugtown's nuclear earth mother.
Watch a new interview with the Thunder Rider over at the Captain SIB Webzone.
Five brand new recordings by the Nik Turner Band have been uploaded to Nik's MySpace site - Hot Barbeque, Mellow Saxophone, Nickio, Shake Everything and Skankin. The tracks feature Nik, Dave, Gaz and Meurig, and were recorded by Jon Turner at Back Bedroom Studio in Cardigan.
All About Jazz has posted an extensive interview with Nik, which you can read here -
Many thanks to all of you who attended the Barney Bubbles memorial concert in London.
Nik played with a headline set of classic space rock with the Hawklords, featuring former members of Hawkwind.
He also played sets with Inner City Unit and the Imperial Pompodours. Both of these bands featured founder members Judge Trev and Dino Ferrari, alongside longtime bassist and Barney Bubbles collaborator Nazar Ali Khan.
The event also featured Quintessence, Gerry Fitzgerald and Lol Coxhill, the Pentameter Players and Trev & Kev.
Thunder Rider is currently recording an album of Mexican mariachi tunes at Back Bedroom Studio in Cardigan.
Nik Turner and Friends played the music of Robert Calvert at a memorial gig for Robert on Sunday 28th Sept at Kings Hall in Herne Bay, commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the death of the Hawkwind poet and vocalist.
Players from Pentameters Theatre performed two plays by Robert - "The Stars that Play with Laughing Sam's Dice" and "Cattle at Twilight".