Hypernova

Hypernova is featured on Nik's upcoming solo album Space Fusion Odyssey, released in July via Purple Pyramid Records. The track features 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.

Live

Updated 25th May

21st June
Nik Turner's Space Gypsy
Sonic Rock Solstice, Bromsgrove

24th June
Nik Turner
Glastonbury Festival
Andrew Kerr Celebration Jam Set in Green Room in Theatre Field (evening)
Open mic Andrew Jam On Mandela Tent Stage (1-4pm daily)

17th July
Nik Turner's Space Gypsy
Talking Heads, Southampton

18th July
Nik Turner's Space Gypsy
Devon Faery Fayre and Ball
Closely Village Hall, Clovelly

7-9th Aug
Nik Turner and Flame Tree
SeaProg Prog Rock Festival
Seattle, Washington State, USA

12-24th Aug
Nik Turner
Various bars, Jamaica

25-30th Aug
Nik Turner
AberJazz Jazz Festival, Fishguard, Pembs
(busking and sitting in)

20th Sep
Space Ritual
Alchemy Festival, Lincolnshire

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

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

November
Nik Turner
US Tour (details TBA)

News

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 in December 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 in March 8th and play Kozfest in July (see live dates).

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.

Contact

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

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