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Space rock music on the radio

Space rock is a sub-genre of rock music that emerged in the late 1960s and early 1970s, heavily influenced by psychedelic rock, progressive rock, and science fiction. Space rock typically features extensive use of electronic instruments and effects, creating a sound that is often described as cosmic or otherworldly. Some of the most popular space rock bands include Pink Floyd, Hawkwind, and Gong.

Pink Floyd is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of space rock, with albums like "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn" and "Meddle" featuring extensive use of psychedelic and experimental sounds. Hawkwind, on the other hand, blended space rock with elements of hard rock and heavy metal, creating a unique and influential sound that has influenced numerous bands in the genre. Gong, a French-British band, incorporated elements of jazz and world music into their space rock sound, creating a highly eclectic and distinctive style.

There are several radio stations that specialize in space rock, including Radio Nope, Soma FM's "Deep Space One," and Progzilla Radio. These stations feature a mix of classic and contemporary space rock, as well as related genres like progressive rock and psychedelic rock. Space rock remains a relatively niche genre, but it has had a lasting impact on rock music and continues to inspire new generations of musicians and fans.