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Definition of the noun Space rock

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  1. A subgenre of rock music, characterised by long psychedelic instrumental passages.


  1. Space rock is a subgenre of rock music; the term originally referred to a group of early, mostly British, 1970s progressive and psychedelic rock bands such as Hawkwind, Gong, and Pink Floyd, characterised by slow, lengthy instrumental passages dominated by electronic organs, synthesizers, experimental guitar work and science fiction or outer space-related lyrical themes, though it was later repurposed to refer to a series of late 1980s British alternative rock bands that drew from earlier influences to create a more ambient but still melodic form of pop music. The term was revived in the 21st century to refer to a new crop of bands including The Flowers of Hell, Comets on Fire, Flotation Toy Warning and Angels and Airwaves who diversely draw upon the ideas and sounds of both waves of the genre's founders.
  2. "Space Rock" is a composition.
  3. "Space Rock" is a musical album of Rockets.
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Google previewMeteorite Hunting: How To Find Treasure From Space (2011)

by Geoffrey Notkin

com/MeteoritesAZ CLUB SPACE ROCK The world's largest meteorite community, Club Space Rock is a free, interactive online forum offering ...

Google previewMoon Hoax: Debunked! (2013)

by Paolo Attivissimo

Although the terms meteor and meteorite are often used, strictly speaking a space rock is a meteoroid when it travels through space: it becomes a meteor only if it punches into the atmosphere of a planet or moon and forms an incandescent ...

Google previewAstronomy For Dummies (2010)

by Stephen P. Maran

A boulder-sized space rock is a very small asteroid or a very large meteoroid; feel free to take your pick. Table 7-1 lists the four biggest objects in the Asteroid Belt. The two largest, Ceres and Pallas, are at nearly the same average distance ...

Google previewSpace Visual Encyclopedia (2016)

by DK

Meteorite A chunk of space rock that reaches the ground and survives impact. Milky Way The barred ...

Google previewThe Biographical Dictionary of Popular Music (2012)

From Adele to Ziggy, the Real A to Z of Rock and Pop by Dylan Jones

They make adrenaline space rock, classical punk opera – OK,OK, it's neo- classical bombast– crystallisedby singer MATTHEWB ELLAMY's falsetto. InfluencedbytheS MASHING P UMPKINS , N IRVANA , and R AGE A GAINST T HEM ACHINE ...

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