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Supersister

Dutch band Supersister's heady brand of prog owed much to the Canterbury Scene. Their debut LP, Present From Nancy (1970), was freaky, percussive and epic -...

Pendragon

Under their own steam Pendragon released half a dozen albums between 1985 (The Jewel) and 2001 (Not Of This World). Their first two albums offered...

Touch

The 1968 self-titled album by Touch - featuring Don Gallucci (ex-Kingsmen organist and future Stooges producer) - was a wild and glorious explosion of keyboard-led proto-prog that...

Traffic Sound

Formed in 1967, Peruvian band Traffic Sound - an exalted name in psych and prog rock circles - recorded four stunning albums in their short but...

Van Der Graaf Generator

One of the most intense and extreme groups of the 70s Prog Rock era, Van Der Graaf Generator were ever on the verge of collapse. Constant...

Atomic Rooster

Atomic Rooster was a British prog-rock group formed in 1969 with an initial line-up of Vincent Crane (real name Vincent Cheesman) and Carl Palmer...

Andromeda

This English prog rock trio formed in 1966. Led by John Du Cann (who was also still a member of psychedelic pop band The Attack) they recorded...

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Flatliners (1990)

Obsessed with stories of patients who were pronounced dead only to be revived a few minutes later, medical student Nelson Wright (Kiefer Sutherland) intrigues...

Spirograph

The year was 1965, and Denys Fisher introduced the little ones to mathematics with a set of ridged plastic shapes known as Spirograph. This amazing...

Singing Detective, The

1 9 8 6 (UK) 6 x 60 minute episodes One of the few saving graces of the 2003 movie version of The Singing Detective (aside from Robert...

Jackie

DC Thomson already had a grip on the comics business with The Dandy and The Beano for boys and Bunty for girls. Noting that two rival magazines - Valentine and Boyfriend - were selling...

French and Saunders

1 9 8 7 - 2 0 0 7 (UK) This award-winning British comedy sketch show from the distaff duo of The Comic Strip Presents... debuted on...

Persuaders, The

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 2 (UK) 24 x 60 minute episodes Tony Curtis is Danny Wilde, a street-smart, self-made millionaire and oilman from...

Paddington

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 6 (UK) 1 9 8 6 - 1 9 8 7 (UK) 56 x 5 minute episodes 3 x specials BBC cameraman...

Alice In Chains

Formed in 1987, and originally a heavy metal band, Alice In Chains was one of the first Seattle bands to sign with a major...