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Soft Machine Legacy / Soft Works

Soft Machine Legacy / Soft Works
Country
England
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As the name suggests, Soft Machine Legacy is a continuation of the original Soft Machine, both in personnel and spirit. Members have included a number of Soft Machine alumni and associates, including Hugh Hopper, Elton Dean, John Marshall, Allan Holdsworth, John Etheridge, Theo Travis, Fred Baker, and Roy Babbington. The origin of the group was a performance at a festival in Seattle, which went so well the group recorded, first using the name Soft Works, later settling on Soft Machine Legacy. After many years using that name, in 2016 they decided to drop the "Legacy" and become a new incarnation of Soft Machine.
Website
http://www.myspace.com/softmachinelegacy
Related articles (11)
Releases on file (8)
Soft Machine — Hidden Details Soft Machine — Hidden Details
(Moonjune MJR093, 2018, CD / DL)
Soft Machine Legacy — Burden of Proof Soft Machine Legacy — Burden of Proof
(Moonjune MJR052, 2013, CD)
Soft Machine Legacy — Live Adventures Soft Machine Legacy — Live Adventures
(Moonjune MJR036, 2011, CD)
Soft Machine Legacy — Steam Soft Machine Legacy — Steam
(Moonjune MJR016, 2007, CD)
Soft Machine Legacy — Live at the New Morning Soft Machine Legacy — Live at the New Morning
(INAK 9076 2CD, 2006, 2CD)
Soft Machine Legacy — Soft Machine Legacy Soft Machine Legacy — Soft Machine Legacy
(Moonjune MJR008, 2006, CD)
Soft Machine Legacy — Live in Zaandaam Soft Machine Legacy — Live in Zaandaam
(Moonjune MJR006, 2005, CD)
Soft Works — Abracadabra Soft Works — Abracadabra
(Moonjune Universal UICE-1029, 2003, CD)

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