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Thursday, 21 February 2013

REMEMBERING KEVIN AYERS: Other links

The death of Kevin Ayers has really hit a lot of people hard....

Kevin Ayers, Soft Machine Singer and Bassist, Dead at 68
RollingStone.com
Kevin Ayers, best known as a founding member of Soft Machine, has died in France, The Guardian reports. He was 68. No cause of death has been announced. The singer and songwriter started the group in 1966 with Robert Wyatt, Daevid Allen, Mike ...
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Kevin Ayers
Telegraph.co.uk
Named after a book by William Burroughs, the band fused genres and maintained a lofty disdain for chart success. Yet the less they cared, the more their influence grew. Kevin Ayers was born on August 16 1944 in Herne Bay, Kent. His father, Rowan Ayers, ...
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Soft Machine founder Kevin Ayers dies
BBC News
A pioneer of the genre, he worked with Brian Eno, Syd Barrett, John Cale, Nico and Robert Wyatt during his career. Bernard MacMahon, director of his last UK label Lo-Max Records, confirmed to the BBC News website Ayers died in his sleep at his home in ...
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BBC News
Kevin Ayers of Soft Machine Dead at 68
Billboard
Kevin Ayers, a co-founder of British psych-rock pioneers the Soft Machine who went on to a prolific solo career before falling off the map, died in his sleep on Monday at his home in Montolieu, France. He was 68. An official at Ayers' last record label ...
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Kevin Ayers dies aged 68
The Guardian
Kevin Ayers, one of the most influential figures in the history of British psychedelia, has died. The singer-songwriter and founding member of the band Soft Machine was 68. Soft Machine are considered a key psychedelic band: part of the "Canterbury ...
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The Guardian
RIP Kevin Ayers, founding member of Soft Machine
A.V. Club
Kevin Ayers, best known as a founding member of Soft Machine, has died. He was 68. No official cause of death has been announced. Ayers is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of psychedelic music, both for his work with Soft Machine and as a solo ...
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A.V. Club
Kevin Ayers, founder of Soft Machine, has died aged 68
Telegraph.co.uk
Kevin Ayers, an influential musician in the Sixties psychedelic scene, has died aged 68. The English singer-songwriter was found dead at his home, where he lived alone, in the South of France around lunchtime on Tuesday by a neighbour. It is thought he ...
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Telegraph.co.uk
RIP British Psychedelic Pioneer Kevin Ayers
Pitchfork Media
R.I.P. British Psychedelic Pioneer Kevin Ayers. British psychedelic pioneer Kevin Ayers, a founding member of Soft Machine, has died, as MOJO reports. Ayers passed "seemingly in his sleep," according to MOJO, on February 18 at home in France. He was 68 ...
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Soft Machine founder Kevin Ayers dies, aged 68
NME.com
According to a report by The Telegraph, Ayers was found by a neighbour at his home in the south of France at around lunchtime on Tuesday (February 19). It is thought he died on February 18. A note was found by Ayers' bed, reading, "You can't shine if ...
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R.I.P. Kevin Ayers - Stereogum
By Tom Breihan
Mojo reports that the adventurous British songwriter and Soft Machine co-founderKevin Ayers died in his sleep two night ago. He was 68. Ayers was born in.
Stereogum

Kevin Ayers, RIP
By brooklynvegan
A pioneer of the genre, [Ayers] worked with Brian Eno, Syd Barrett, John Cale, Nico and Robert Wyatt during his career. Bernard MacMahon, director of his last UK label Lo-Max Records, confirmed to the BBC News website Ayers died in...
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R.I.P. Kevin Ayers | Consequence of Sound
By Alex Young
According to MOJO, Soft Machine frontman Kevin Ayers has died at the age of 68. The English-born singer-songwriter was one of many pioneers from The Cante.
Consequence of Sound

Kevin Ayers, Soft Machine Bassist And Singer, Dead At 68 - Spinner
By Jason MacNeil
Kevin Ayers, bassist and vocalist for British psychedelic group Soft Machine, died Feb. 18 after a lengthy illness. He was 68.
Spinner

R.I.P. The Soft Machine/Gong's Kevin Ayers, 1944-2013 – FACT ...
By Joseph
R.I.P. The Soft Machine/Gong's Kevin Ayers, 1944-2013. Canterbury legend Kevin Ayers, best known for his stint with psych outfit The Soft Machine, has died aged 69. Ayers began his career playing in Canterbury ensemble The Wilde Flowers ...
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Kevin Ayers dies aged 68 | Music | guardian.co.uk
Singer-songwriter and founding member of pioneering psychedelic band Soft Machine has died.

www.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/.../kevin-ayers-dies-aged-68

BBC News - Soft Machine founder Kevin Ayers dies
Kevin Ayers, a pioneer of British psychedelia in the 1960s who had worked with Brian Eno, Syd Barrett and John Cale, dies aged 68.
www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21517041

Kevin Ayers, Soft Machine Singer and Bassist, Dead at 68 | Music ...
Kevin Ayers, best known as a founding member of Soft Machine, has died in France, The Guardian reports. He was 68. No cause of death has been announce.
www.rollingstone.com/.../kevin-ayers-soft-machine-singer-and...

Farewell, Kevin Ayers... - News - Mojo
Kevin Ayers possessed a voice like no other, intrinsically British and full of whimsy and mischief. This latter quality animated much of his life as well as his music.
www.mojo4music.com/blog/.../kevin_ayers_1944_-_2013.ht...

Kevin Ayers Has Died | News | Clash Magazine
Music News: Influential songwriter Kevin Ayers - a member of Soft Machine and a solo performer - has passed away.
www.clashmusic.com/news/kevin-ayers-has-died

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