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Tim Blake

Tim Blake
Country
England
Profile
Timothy Charles Gorrod Blake (born 6 February 1952, London) is a synthesizer and keyboard player who came to prominence with Gong and Hawkwind, he is also well regarded for his solo endeavors and was one of the first performers to bring electronic instruments into a live setting.
Website
http://moonweed.free.fr
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Releases on file (24)
Clearlight — Impressionist Symphony Clearlight — Impressionist Symphony
(Gonzo Multimedia HST214CD, 2014, CD)
Hawkwind — Onward Hawkwind — Onward
(Eastworld EW0101CD, 2012, 2CD)
Hawkwind — Blood of the Earth Hawkwind — Blood of the Earth
(Eastworld EWO042CD, 2010, CD)
Tim Blake — Caldea Music II Tim Blake — Caldea Music II
(Synergy SRCD 55303, 2002, CD)
Tim Blake — The Tide of the Century Tim Blake — The Tide of the Century
(Blueprint BP340CD, 2001, CD)
Gong — The Birthday Party Gong — The Birthday Party
(Voiceprint VPGAS 101CD, 1995, 2CD)
Tim Blake — Magick Tim Blake — Magick
(Voiceprint VP210CD, 1991/2000, CD)
Clearlight — Symphony II Clearlight — Symphony II
(Mantra 044, 1990, CD)
Hawkwind — Levitation Hawkwind — Levitation
(Atomhenge ATOMCD 3016, 1980/2009, CD)
Tim Blake — Blake's New Jerusalem Tim Blake — Blake's New Jerusalem
(Voiceprint VP212CD, 1978/2002, CD)
Nik Turner's Sphynx — Xitintoday Nik Turner's Sphynx — Xitintoday
(Eclectic Discs ECLCD1055, 1978/2007, CD)
Tim Blake — Crystal Machine Tim Blake — Crystal Machine
(Voiceprint VP211CD, 1977/2001, CD)
Clearlight — Les Contes du Singe Fou Clearlight — Les Contes du Singe Fou
(Clearlight Music C8M-003, 1976/2000, CD)
Delired Cameleon Family — Musique du Film Delired Cameleon Family — Musique du Film "Visa de Censure N°X" de Pierre Clementi
(Clearlight Music C8M-004, 1975/2000, CD)
Clearlight — Symphony Clearlight — Symphony
(Gonzo Multimedia HST207CD, 1975/2014, CD)
Gong — Live at Sheffield 1974 Gong — Live at Sheffield 1974
(Mantra 0903207, 1974/2009, CD)
Gong — Pre-Modernist Wireless: The Peel Sessions Gong — Pre-Modernist Wireless: The Peel Sessions
(Strange Fruit SFR CD 137, 1974/1995, CD)
Gong — Radio Gnome Invisible Trilogy Gong — Radio Gnome Invisible Trilogy
(Charly Records CHARLY L 178, 1974/2015, 3LP)
Gong — You Gong — You
(Charly SNAP 148 CD, 1974/2003, CD)
Gong — Angel's Egg Gong — Angel's Egg
(Charly 119, 1973/1996, CD)
Gong — Flying Teapot Gong — Flying Teapot
(Charly SNAP 025, 1973/2005, CD)
Paragong — Live '73 Paragong — Live '73
(GAS CD 002, 1973/1995, CD)
Gong — Live au Bataclan 1973 Gong — Live au Bataclan 1973
(Mantra MAN 0903206, 1973/2009, CD)
Gong — Continental Circus Gong — Continental Circus
(Mantra 089, 1971/1994, CD)

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