Peter Hammill is one of the formative characters of the progressive rock scene to date. In the beginning of the 1970's he recorded four cumbersome mysterious albums with his band Van der Graaf Generator which never could reach the commercial heights of cognate bands like Genesis or Yes due to their musical intransigence. After several visionary but difficult to access albums, Hammill reformed the quartet for another four albums which introduced a more earthy but not less complex sound. After the band's second end in 1978, on solo albums like "The Future Now", "ph7" or "A Black Box" Hammill experimented extensively in the studio and acquired the latest techniques like i.e. early forms of sampling; one of the most breath-taking results being the 20 minute long soundscape 'Flight'…
In 1973, Jarrett began playing totally improvised solo concerts, and it is the popularity of these voluminous concert recordings that made him one of the best-selling jazz artists in history. Album 'The Köln Concert' (1975), which became the best-selling piano recording in history.
In March 1968 the Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 carrying three of the most modern submarine-launched missiles then in the Soviet inventory, sank with the tragic loss of its 98 officers and crew in the dark abyss of the Central North Pacific. Its whereabouts remained unknown to the Soviets for over six years but not to American intelligence who had located it within weeks of its demise. Here lay a cornucopia of Soviet missile technology and a Cold War intelligence coup of the highest magnitude! Under a Howard Hughes enterprise, the CIA crafted a secret program of unparalleled imagination and engineering to raise the submarine in 1974. Code-named "Project Azorian," it would take over six years to complete and still remains highly classified even today. But now after more than three decades of secrecy, this incredible story can be told, by the men who made it happen and with amazing never-before-seen footage of Azorian´s actual salvage attempt, and new evidence of the project's successes and failures in THE RAISING OF THE K-129.
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