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Kayak

Making use of their instrumental prowess and keyboardist Ton Scherpenzeel’s facility at writing lyrics in English, you may be forgiven for mistaking Kayak for the couple of clever proggers from London. But this Dutch music group started in 1968 in the town of Hilversum, where Scherpenzeel and drummer Pim Koopman …

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Pulnoc

Czechoslavakian post-punk group Pulnoc emerged through the ashes from the Plastic material Folks of the World, the renowned underground art rock and roll unit shaped by bassist Milan Hlavsa only weeks following the country’s 1968 Communist takeover. Called honoring the Frank Zappa structure “Plastic material People” — the Velvet Underground, …

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Kasim Sulton

Best known while an associate of Todd Rundgren’s offshoot prog rock and roll/new wave music group Utopia, bassist/vocalist Kasim Sulton can be among rock’s most in-demand program musicians, and a single artist. Obtaining his musical begin playing in regional rings around Staten Isle, NY, with the middle-’70s, Sulton was playing …

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Rick van der Linden

From the later 1960s with the mid-’70s, Rick van der Linden bid fair to become Holland’s response to Keith Emerson, because the head and keyboard participant within the classical rock-band Ekseption. Delivered near Amsterdam, he was elevated in Rotterdam, and used the piano at age group seven — following a …

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Roy Wood

Roy Wood, given birth to in Birmingham, Britain, on November 8, 1946 (whose delivery name is quite often incorrectly listed while Ulysses Adrian Real wood because of a flip comment manufactured in an interview), is definitely regarded as probably one of the most important, if eccentric, rock and roll musicians …

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Kaipa

Before the seed products from the Flower Kings were planted, Kings’ guitarist/vocalist Roine Stolt was employed in the band Kaipa. The music group was originally produced beneath the name Ura Kaipa by Hans Lundin (tips) and Tomas Eriksson (bass) in 1973. The duo acquired worked jointly previously in San Micheals …

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Pip Pyle

Drummer Pip Pyle have been involved with a lot of Canterbury scene rings that certain interviewer asked the entirely valid issue, “How could it be you never were able to play with Soft Machine?” (“Well, I under no circumstances got asked, I assume” was Pyle’s reply). He wasn’t there at …

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Richard Barbieri

British synthesizer participant and composer Richard Barbieri is a noteworthy shape in progressive and artwork rock and roll circles since his middle-’70s debut as an associate of fresh influx pioneers Japan. His innovative key pad textures and synthesizer encoding played a substantial part in shaping the group’s audio, and founded …

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Pink Floyd

Some rings become shorthand for a particular sound or design, and Pink Floyd belongs among that top notch group. The name connotes something particular: an flexible, echoing, mind-bending sound that evokes the chasms of space. Green Floyd grounded that endless audio with exacting explorations of mundane issues of ego, brain, …

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No-Man

As No-Man can be an isle, vocalist and lyricist Tim Bowness (b. Warrington, Britain) fulfilled multi-instrumentalist Steven Wilson via an enthusiastic interest in every forms of music. Cross-breeding can be a specific forte; for instance, it isn’t uncommon to listen to a dance defeat, a violin, along with a sprawling …

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