Press articles - 1970-1980

This is a list of feature articles on Hawkwind ie. where (for the most part) at least one member of the band is quoted. It doesn't include news items or reviews, though some of the pieces are based on live performances. Click on the title to read the article online (you may sometimes have to scroll down the page to find it!).


1970

Hawkwind Lives! / ZigZag / March 1970

Hawkwind Moog Blues / Unknown publication / April 1970 ??

It’s All Part Of The Trip / Music Now / 27 June 1970

Hawkwind Sur Les Traces De Grateful Dead (Hawkwind In The Footsteps Of The Grateful Dead) / Pop Music (France) / September 1970 The Hawk: Sailing In The Face Of The Wind / Melody Maker / 5 September 1970 When It Comes To Mind-Blowing, Hawkwind Are Really Into It / Sounds / 17 October 1970 Hawkwind / International Times / 22 October 1970 Journey Into Space / Friends / 13 November 1970 'Free' Hawkwind Slam Expensive Bands Like Free! / Disc / December 1970


1971

Hawkwind - Music More Important Than Money / NME / 16 January 1971 Hawkwind’s Space Trip / Sounds / 4 September 1971

Hawkwind - Still The Naughty Boys Of Pop / Disc & Music Echo / 30 October 1971 The Spaced Out People’s Band / Melody Maker / 27 November 1971 Hawkwind More Serious Now / NME / 27 November 1971 In Search Of Space / Beat Instrumental / December 1971 Hawkwind Becoming Reluctant Rock-Stars / Sounds / 25 December 1971


1972

Prediction ’72 / Record Mirror / 8 January 1972

Sci-Fi Rock / Record Mirror / 15 January 1972 The Truth About Hawkwind / NME / 5 February 1972 Not A Particular Slice…The Whole Cake / Muther Grumble / March 1972

Sound Of The Future / Sanity (CND magazine) / March 1972 Hawkwind: A Space Odyssey / Melody Maker / 29 April 1972 Il Falco Spaziale (The Space Hawk) / Ciao 2001 (Italy) / 21 May 1972 Gone With The Wind / Frendz / 14 July 1972 Wind Into Space / Sounds / 15 July 1972 A Fantasy of Sound and Colour / Disc / 15 July 1972 Hawkwind: The Alternative Band / NME / 22 July 1972 Space In The Charts For Hawkwind? / Record Mirror / 22 July 1972 Whatever Turned Me On (Dave Brock) / NME / 5 August 1972 The Joke Band That Made It / Melody Maker / 12 August 1972 Tripping The Light Fantastic (Stacia) / Melody Maker / 12 August 1972 How Will Success Affect The Freaks? / NME / 12 August 1972 In Search Of Hawkwind / Sounds / 23 September 1972 Some Facts From The Freedom Freaks / NME / 30 September 1972 Watch This Space / Melody Maker / 28 October 1972 In Search Of The Future (Doug Smith) / ZigZag / November 1972

Cosmic Calypso And Sonic Surprise / NME / 11 November 1972

The Hawkwind File / Melody Maker / 11 November 1972

Hawkwind Musicnauts / Music Scene / December 1972

Sonic Assassins And Silver Machines / Let It Rock / December 1972

De Wording Van Hawkwind (The Coming Of Hawkwind) / Oor (Netherlands) / 6 December 1972

Wind Words / NME 1973 annual / ?? 1972


1973

Hawkwind: Die Silber-Maschinisten (Hawkwind: The Silver Machinists) / Bravo (Germany) / 3 January 1973

Home Is Where Your Van Is (Graham Reynolds, HW tour manager) / Sounds / 6 January 1973 Throwing A Little Light On Hawkwind (Liquid Len) / Disc / 6 January 1973 Stacia: Happy Amazon of the Cosmic Trailways / NME / 10 March 1973 The Sonic Warlords In Belfast / NME / 24 March 1973 Hawkwind – Band Breakdown / Melody Maker / 7 April 1973 The Street People’s Machine / Sounds / 26 May 1973 Heroes Of The Cosmos, Flat Broke On Earth / Melody Maker / 30 June 1973

Assassins Back On The Trail / Sounds / 30 June 1973

I Sette Falchi Dello Space Rock (The Seven Hawks Of Space Rock) / Qui Giovani (Italy) / 5 July 1973 Blowin’ in the Wind / Disc / 14 July 1973 Take Me To The Pilot (Robert Calvert) / Melody Maker / 4 August 1973 Under The Influence – Simon King / NME / 18 August 1973 Poetry in Motion (Robert Calvert) / Disc / 25 August 1973

The Days Of Future. Now (written by Robert Calvert) / Music Scene / September 1973 Simon King In The Talk-In / Sounds / 1 September 1973 Hawkwind’s Rocket Goes Astray / Sounds / 24 November 1973 Planetarium Aids Rock Band’s Debut / New York Times (US) / 26 November 1973 Spaced Out USA! / Melody Maker / 1 December 1973 Of Space Rituals & Topless Dancers / Los Angeles Free Press (US) / 28 December 1973

An Interview Special With Hawkwind / Penetration / ?? 1973


1974

Long, Tall Stacia / Penthouse / ?? 1974 Une Saga D'Outre Monde (A Saga From Out Of This World) / Best (France) / January 1974 In Search Of New Space / Record & Radio Mirror / 5 January 1974 The Ridiculous Roadshow / NME / 26 January 1974 Grandfathers Of The Universe / Sounds / 2 February 1974

Reaching Out For Higher Flings (Stacia) / 2 February 1974

Pulsating Vibes Of Hawkwind / St Louis Post Dispatch (US) / 10 March 1974 America Sees The Light / Melody Maker / 23 March 1974 Blown To The Stars / Circus (US) / April 1974

Stacia / Club International / April 1974 Trippin’ USA / NME / 13 April 1974

How Hawkwind Gets The Show Rolling / London Evening News / 17 April 1974

Captain Lockheed (Robert Calvert) / Disc / 22 April 1974 Hero With A Wing (Robert Calvert) / Sounds / 27 April 1974

Untitled (Robert Calvert) / Music Scene / May 1974 Hawkwind’s Ridiculous Roadshow / Beetle (Canada) / May 1974 The World Ends In Half An Hour / NME / 4 May 1974 Baptism of Fire / Sounds / 1 June 1974

How Shy Stacia Took Off For Fame! / The Sun / 7 June 1974 Dorkwind In Dutchland / NME / 6 July 1974 Hawkwind: Winning Or Waning? / Sounds / 6 July 1974 Hawkwind Hypnose (Hawkwind Hypnosis) / Oor (Netherlands) / 17 July 1974 Stacia, The Girl In The Band / Record Mirror / 3 August 1974

How Hawkwind Fell Foul Of The Revenue Men / Melody Maker / 28 September 1974 Busted! But Not Broke / Sounds / 12 October 1974 Tax, Tattoos & Deep Throat / NME / 12 October 1974 House Of Keyboards / Melody Maker / 19 October 1974 Hawkwind / Howard Stern’s Academy Of Music Concert News (US) / November 1974 Stacia: She Used To Wanna Be A Ballerina / NME / 23 November 1974 The Regular 'Wind Miracle / NME / 30 November 1974 Triple Albums Make Very Good Doorstops / Sounds / 30 November 1974

Dig The Showbiz (Andy Dunkley) / Sounds / 30 November 1974 Spock It To Me! / Let It Rock / 1 December 1974


1975

Stacia Et Les Planeurs (Stacia And The Gliders) / Rock & Folk (France) / January 1975 No Change In The Wind / Sounds / January 1975 Lemmy the Terrible / Melody Maker / 18 January 1975

Hawkwind Interview / Cracker / February 1975

"Knock Knock!" "Who's There?" "Lemmy"... / NME / 8 February 1975 Hawk-Lord Of The Manor / Melody Maker / 22 February 1975

Deep Fix In A Deep Fix (Michael Moorcock/Deep Fix) / NME / ?? May 1975 Hawklord In A Deep Fix (Michael Moorcock) / Melody Maker / 10 May 1975 Not A Single-Minded Band / Sounds / 10 May 1975 An Interview With Nik Turner / International Times / 1 June 1975 The Trials Of Lemmy / NME / 28 June 1975 A Tale Of Two Drummers / Beat Instrumental / July 1975 Blowin' In The Wind / Melody Maker / 12 July 1975

Untitled (Hawkwind in Dijon) / NME / 2 August 1975 Hawkwind / Fapto / September 1975 Hawkwind! / Trouser Press (US) / September 1975 Some Thoughts On The Underground From Hendon Cemetery (Robert Calvert) / NME / 20 September 1975

Calvert: A Mind Fit For Heroes / Sounds / 4 October 1975


1976

'Wind Of Change / Melody Maker / 20 March 1976

Have The Hawks Become Doves Or Just A Vision Of The Future That Went Wrong? / Sounds / 20 March 1976 Hawklords Taking Care Of Business / Beat Instrumental / May 1976

Robert Calvert : How To Pick Up Girls In Paris / Sounds / 10 July 1976 8 Days A Week (written by Robert Calvert) / Melody Maker / 2 October 1976

Space - The Final Frontier / Record Mirror / 2 October 1976

10 Stone Warriors That Shattered The Earth / Sounds / 2 October 1976 Hawkwind's Space Rock - A New Songwriting Trend? / Beat Instrumental / November 1976

The Glow Of The Futuristic Druids (Liquid Len) / Sounds / 4 December 1976

Hawkwind Survive 1976 / NME / 25 December 1976


1977

Brock/Calvert 77 Interview / Sniffin’ Flowers / 1977 Pulsating Poets Of Sturm Und Drang / Album Tracking / July 1977

Structural Defects: Why The New Wave Lose Out (written by Robert Calvert) / Melody Maker / 2 July 1977

Stonehenge report plus letters from Adrian Shaw and Robert Calvert/Dave Brock / NME / 9-16 July 1977

Making Waves – Hawkwind / Melody Maker / 16 July 1977

And You Thought Hawkwind Were Just A Bunch Of Old Cosmic Hippies / Sounds / 16 July 1977 Mindless Aggreshun On Hippy Farm / NME / 23 July 1977

Hawklords Regroup! / Beat Instrumental / September 1977

Hawkwind! Brock Speaks! / Penetration / ?? 1977

Article on Jon Smeeton/Atomhenge / Unknown publication / ?? 1977


1978

To Boldly Go Where No Band... / Melody Maker / 18 October 1978

Hawk Lords Swoop / Record Mirror / 21 October 1978

The Wind Of Change / Sounds / 21 October 1978

The Hawklords Riddle / Melody Maker / 18 November 1978

Leisure-Wear Of The Timelords / NME / 16 December 1978


1979

Send For Quatermass! / Sounds / 8 December 1979


1980

The 'Wind Of Change / Melody Maker / 5 January 1980

The Everlasting Trip / Melody Maker / 15 September 1980

Warriors Into Extra Time / Sounds / 7 November 1980