|Sam Gopal's Dream
|Named after the tabla player, Sam Gopal's Dream were regulars on London's underground, playing at the UFO, Middle Earth, etc. They later released one eponymous album which featured Ian "Lemmy" Willis on guitar and...
|Samla Mammas Manna
|Zappa-influenced band from Sweden were leading component of the Rock In Opposition movement. Samla's albums were a mix of fusion, musicianship and humor.
|Led by Dave Lawson, the reminants of Web were rechristened for one eponymous album, a classic of the era.
|Led by Józef Skrzek, SBB were first known as Silesian Blues Band, and later as Szukaj, Burz, Buduj (Polish for "Search, Break up, Build"). SBB were Poland's progressive rock band.
|Schicke Führs & Fröhling
|Along with Manuel Gottsching and Achim Reichel, Günter Schickert is a pioneer of "echo" guitar. Though a prolific musician, he has released just a few albums, thus lending to his relative obscurity.
|Bassist best known for his work with Klaus Doldinger's Passport, and Head, Heart & Hands.
|Along with Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Conrad Schnitzler was a founder of the Zodiak Free Arts Club, the birthplace of the so-called "Berlin School" of electronic music, and perhaps krautrock in general. In 1969, with Edgar...
|A once member of Tangerine Dream, Ash Ra Tempel, Cosmic Couriers, and Richard Wahnfried, Klaus Schulze is one of the world's premiere and prolific electronic musicians.
|Ex-members of the Allman Brothers' fusion outfit, named after keyboardist Chuck Leavell.
|Australian progressive rock band that had some international notoriety.
|Burnin Red Ivanhoe, led by Karsten Vogel, was one of Denmark's finest rock groups. Secret Oyster enlisted guitarist Klaus Bohling and took a jazz-fusion direction.
|Hailing from Rome, Semiramis included the Zarrillo brothers Maurizio and Michele (just teenagers), and got their start at the Villa Pamphili pop festival in 1972. They released one album before breaking up.
|Led by Franco Falsini, Sensations' Fix music had more in common with the krautrock of Germany than anything Italian!
|One of France's premier (yet obscure) symphonic bands.
|Founding member of King Crimson, lyricist and hippie.
|As with other Clearwater Production groups, Skin Alley had their roots in the London underground and free festival scene. After recording two albums for CBS the band signed with Transatlantic, who licensed two albums to...
|British-Australian supergroup featured the talents of Francis Monkman, Tristian Fry, Kevin Peek, Herbie Flowers, and classical guitarist John Williams.
|Christopher John Judge Smith, founding member of Van Der Graaf Generator, departed the band shortly after their first single, however remained close to the fold. His solo work is mainly large stage musicals.
|Combining the talents of Roye Albrighton of Nektar, Curt Cress and Kristian Schultze of Passport, and Dave King of Embryo, Snowball were a supergroup of sorts, straddling jazz/fusion realms. Latter albums did not...
|Socrates (Drank the Conium)
|Greece's premiere rock band
|Soft Machine, The
|One of two Canterbury bands formed from the Wilde Flowers, Soft Machine's earliest days were in the psychedelia of London's underground of the late 60s. By Third however the band matured into one of Britain's finest...
|Welsh-Italian singer released a few Rock Progressivo Italiano albums before launching a successful pop career.
|Sound Of Contact
|Reprising his father's roles with Genesis, Sound Of Contact is Simon Collins' new project with Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom and Matt Dorsey. After a cancelled US tour, their future seems tenuous at best.
|Nik Turner-led band that includes Terry Ollis, Mick Slattery, Dave Anderson, Thomas Crimble and other Hawkwind stalwarts and all.
|Detlef Wiedecke (guitar), Eduard Schicke (drums), and Werner Protzner (bass), were all members of Oldenburg`s underground rock scene.
|Spring was best known for their eponymous album's mighty Mellotron sound, and their members post-Spring careers.
|Bassist for Yes recorded one excellent solo album.
|Originally called "Lemon Stackridge", this Bristol based band recorded several albums during the 70s, including the George Martin produced Man With The Bowler Hat.
|Hailing from Champaign-Urbana in Illinois, Starcastle burst on to the radar with their brand of prog; very much Yes-like.
|Led by Maddy Prior and Tim Hart, with Rick Kemp, Bob Johnson and Peter Knight one of Britian's finest folk-rock bands.
|Stomu Yamashta's Go
|Daring to combine progressive, fusion and electronic sounds, this supergroup fronted by Japanese percussionist Stomu Yamashta included such luminiaries as Steve Winwood, Klaus Schulze and Al DiMeola.
|One of Britain's original folk-rock groups
|Roger Chapman and John "Charlie" Whitney's post-Family venture
|String Driven Thing
|Formed by Chris and Pauline Adams, this Glaswegian folk rock band found some traction in the early 70s on Charisma Records. It featured Graham Smith on violin, though later 70s lineups would be without the Adams.
|Former Taste members Charlie McCracken and John Wilson joined up with ex-Family guitarist Jim Cregan, and later John Weider.
|Summers, Andy & Robert Fripp
|Bournemouth natives Andy Summers of the Police and Robert Fripp of King Crimson collaborated on a pair of albums for A&M Records in the early 80s.
|Named after a Carl Ruggles work, Sun Treader featured Peter Robinson on keyboards and Morris Pert on drums.
|One of Holland's finest groups, Supersister's original music had much in common with the earliest Soft Machine albums.
|Founded in 1969 by Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson, Supertramp were the benefactor of a Dutch millionaire, Stanley August Miesegaes, who bankrolled their initial lineup. After two unsuccessful albums, the band changed...
|With Pete Banks, Chris Squire as a core, The Syn were the pre-cursor to Maybel Greer's Toyshop (and Yes), releasing a handful of singles in the late 60s. The latter-day reformation was primarily a vanity project for...
|Larry Fast, one of the pioneers of electronic music and technology, released an exemplary series albums for the Passport label in the mid to late 70s. In addition to production for artists on the label, he has also...