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Prophets Of Time: Nik Turner's Favourite Records
Sean Kitching , March 23rd, 2016 10:03

The space rock luminary and former member of Hawkwind, Sphynx and Inner City Unit guides Sean Kitching through 13 instructive and inspirational jazz, rock and soul records that have shaped him and his music


John Coltrane – A Love Supreme
I just love it. It's all so free and yet so controlled. Controlled in as much as it's highly technical, but free in as much as it's completely wild. As he progressed, Coltrane seemed to be playing things ever faster, in order to get it all out before he died. He died in 1967, when I was in Holland, with this guy Davey Jones and his band Poker Mania, and he was writing a dictionary of hip-speak and was constantly playing John Coltrane. A Love Supreme I thought was awesome, very spiritual, exciting and innovative.