Matching Mole

English progressive rock band / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Matching Mole were an English progressive rock band associated with the Canterbury scene.[1] Robert Wyatt formed the band in October 1971 after he left Soft Machine and recorded his first solo album, The End of an Ear (4 December 1970). He continued his role on vocals and drums and was joined by David Sinclair of Caravan on organ and piano, Dave MacRae on electric piano, Phil Miller of Delivery on guitar and Bill MacCormick of Quiet Sun on bass.[1] The name is a pun on Machine Molle, the French translation of the name of Wyatt's previous group Soft Machine.[1]

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Matching Mole
OriginCanterbury, England
GenresProgressive rock, Canterbury scene
Years active1971–1972
Past membersBill MacCormick
Robert Wyatt
Phil Miller
Dave Sinclair
Dave MacRae
Francis Monkman
Gary Windo