Saturday, April 18, 2015


  • movie: romantic warriors III, canterbury tales
        (2015, dvd, usa, zeitgeist media productions)

the film highlights the following 60s/70s canterbury scene bands:

  • wilde flowers (uk)
  • soft machine (uk)
  • caravan (uk)
  • gong (france)
  • uriel (uk)
  • delivery (uk)
  • egg (uk)
  • matching mole (uk)
  • hatfield and the north (uk)
  • gilgamesh (uk)
  • national health (uk)
  • in cahoots (uk)
  • quiet sun (uk)
  • supersister (netherlands)
  • moving gelatine plates (france)
  • forgas (france)
  • glass (usa)
  • the muffins (usa)

among the musicians of the canterbury scene (that were active in the 70s), the following have been interviewed for the film :
pye hastings & geoffrey richardson, (caravan) dirk "mont" campbell (uriel, egg, national health), brian hopper, (wilde flowers, zobe), david sinclair (caravan, hatfield and the north), bill maccormick (matching mole, quiet sun), robert jan stips (supersister), didier malherbe (gong) phil miller (delivery, hatfield and the north, national health, in cahoots), roy babbington (nucleus, delivery, soft machine), john etheridge (soft machine), didier thibault (moving gelatine plates), patrick forgas (forgas), benoit moerlen (gong, pierre moerlen's gong, mike oldfield's band, gongzilla), theo travis (soft machine legacy, steven wilson), david newhouse (the muffins), richard sinclair (caravan, hatfield & the north, caravan of dreams), and daevid allen (gong, university of errors).

celebrated underground, the legacy of canterbury music continues to flourish in the innovative work of contemporary bands such as:

  • soft machine legacy (uk)
  • forgas band phenomena (france)
  • the wrong object (belgium)
  • syd arthur (uk)
  • planeta imaginario (spain)

in addition we'll hear the opinions of many younger contemporary musicians that are members of some of the bands mentioned above, canterbury scene experts, label owners, and fans of the canterbury progressive scene. interviewees include:

  • michel delville
  • marc capel
  • alfonso muñoz
  • vasco trilla
  • liam magill
  • joel magill
  • raven bush
  • fred rother
  • and with the opinion of our expert guests
  • bruce gallanter
  • leonardo pavkovic
  • aymeric leroy

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