Tim Blake - keyboards, vocalist instrumentalist and composer. Recorded albums with Gong, Steve Hillage, Clearlight, and Hawkwind.

Blake is best known for his Synthesizer and Light performances as Crystal Machine, with the French Light Artist Patrice Warrener. They were sometimes joined on keyboards by the young prodigy Jean-Philippe Rykiel.

As well as being among the first to bring the synthesiser out of the studio and on to the stage, in the very early 70's Crystal Machine is noted for being the first to introduce the use of Laser lighting in the entertainment world.

Lives in Brittany.