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Soft Machine Family Tree


     


SOFT MACHINE FAMILY TREE (1966-1971)


Dans son ouvrage SOFT MACHINE Out-Bloody-Rageous, Graham Bennett répertorie les différentes formations du groupe, de ses débuts en 1966 jusqu'à la 24ème version, date de sa fin "officielle" en 1984.

Les tableaux ci-dessous récapitulent les différentes formations jusqu'au départ de Robert Wyatt en août 1971.


Soft Machine 1
August-September 1966
Mike
Ratllege
Kevin
Ayers

Robert
Wyatt

Daevid
Allen
Larry
Nowlin
Organ

Bass
Vocals

Drums
Vocals
Guitar
Vocals
Guitar
No recordings available

 

Soft Machine 2
September 1966-August 1967
Mike
Ratllege
Kevin
Ayers

Robert
Wyatt

Daevid
Allen
Organ

Bass
Vocals

Drums
Vocals
Guitar
Vocals
Recordings available on :Triple Echo (demos), Soft Machine (demos), Jet-Propelled Photographs (demos), Soft Machine Turns On Volume 1 (demos & Live)


Soft Machine 3
August 1967-May 1968
Mike
Ratllege
Kevin
Ayers

Robert
Wyatt

Organ

Bass
Vocals

Drums
Vocals
Recordings available on : Soft Machine (live), "Love Makes Sweet Music"/"Feelin' Reelin' Squeelin" (single), Soft Machine Turns On Volume 1 (live), Soft Machine Turns On Volume 2 (live), BBC Radio 1967-1971 (live), The Soft Machine


Soft Machine 4
May-August 1968
Mike
Ratllege
Kevin
Ayers

Robert
Wyatt

Andy
Summers
Organ

Bass
Vocals

Drums
Vocals
Guitar
No recordings available


Soft Machine 5
August-September 1968
Mike
Ratllege
Kevin
Ayers

Robert
Wyatt

Organ

Bass
Vocals

Drums
Vocals
Recordings available on : Soft Machine Turns On Volume 2 (live)


Soft Machine 6
December 1968-May 1969
Mike
Ratllege
Hugh
Hopper

Robert
Wyatt

Organ
Bass
Drums
Vocals
Recordings available on : Volume Two, Soft Machine (live), Backwards (demo)


Soft Machine 7
May-October 1969
Mike
Ratllege
Hugh
Hopper

Robert
Wyatt

Brian
Hopper
Organ
Bass
Drums
Vocals
Saxes
Recordings available on : Spaced (soundtrack), Triple Echo (live), The Peel Sessions (live), BBC Radio 1967-1971 (live)


Soft Machine 8
October-December 1969
Mike
Ratllege
Hugh
Hopper

Robert
Wyatt

Elton
Dean
Lyn
Dobson
Marc
Charig
Nick
Evans
Organ
Piano
Bass
Drums
Vocals
Alto sax
Saxello
Saxes
Flute
Cornet
Trombone
Recordings available on : The Peel Sessions (live), Backwards (live), BBC Radio 1967-1971 (live)


Soft Machine 9
December 1969-March 1970
Mike
Ratllege
Hugh
Hopper

Robert
Wyatt

Elton
Dean
Lyn
Dobson
Organ
Piano

Bass
Vocals

Drums
Alto sax
Saxello
Saxes
Flute
Recordings available on : Third (live), Noisette (live), Breda Reactor (live), Live 1970 (live)


Soft Machine 10
March 1970-August 1971
Mike
Ratllege
Hugh
Hopper

Robert
Wyatt

Elton
Dean
Organ
Piano

Bass

Drums
Alto sax
Saxello & Piano
Recordings available on : Third (live), Somewhere in Soho (live), Facelift (live), The Peel Sessions (live), Backwards (live), Live at the Proms 1970 (live), BBC Radio 1967-1971 (live), Fourth, Virtually (live)