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Soft Machine's Biography

Soft Machine were an English rock band from Canterbury, named after the book The Soft Machine by William S. Burroughs. They were one of the central bands in the Canterbury scene, and helped pioneer the progressive rock genre. Though they achieved little commercial success, they are considered by Allmusic to be "one of the more influential bands of their era, and certainly one of the most influential underground ones."

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Soft Machine News Stories

  • Yes w/Syd Arthur at the Ryman, 7/28/14

      News Source: Nashville Scene | 20 hours ago
    Listening to prog rock is like watching a late-'60s Gerry Anderson-directed science-fiction movie in which carefully groomed British super-marionettes fly rocket ships into space and perform international espionage without spilling a drop of their
  • William S. Burroughs's Stunning Photography

      News Source: The Huffington Post | 8 days ago
    Burroughs was one of the most influential American writers of the 20th century. His best-known titles include Junky , The Soft Machine and his ground-breaking Naked Lunch , which was adapted into a feature film directed by David Cronenberg. A cult
  • 'We wrote it for Alan': Pet Shop Boys take their Turing opera to the Proms

      News Source: The Guardian | 11 days ago
    Neil Tennant, left, and Chris Lowe have created a biopic of Alan Turing. Photograph: John Wright for the Observer This Wednesday night, 23 July, one of the great pioneering bands of electronic music will be doing something bold: leading their own

Soft Machine Blogs

  • A Greeting by R.E. - Progressive Rock Music Forum - Prog ...

      Blog Source: www.progarchives.com | 3 months ago
    Canterbury Scene (a prog music movement, not a genre): Soft Machine. Crossover Prog (a facticious prog category): Mike Oldfield. Eclectic Prog (a facticious prog category): The Tangent. Experimental/Post Metal (a prog music movement, not ...
  • DGM Live Guestbook

      Blog Source: www.dgmlive.com | 3 months ago
    I love some of Allan's solos such as the ones he did when a member of Bruford and Soft Machine, or on the aforementioned “Spokes”, “Tullio”, “Shallow Sea” and “Devil Take The Hindmost”. He always reminded me of a sax player no matter ...
  • Soft Machine Legacy - CD Japan

      Blog Source: www.cdjapan.co.jp | 4 months ago
    2014 Neowing. All Rights Reserved. Results:28 (1/1 pages). Sort by. Top Sellers. Price. Release Date. All. Search Tools. CD Fifth [Cardboard Sleeve (mini LP)] [Limited Release] [Blu-spec CD2]. Soft Machine. 2100 1470yen. US$ 14.51.

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