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When a few red lights and a few old beds is all you need

There are people on youtube with thousands of dollars worth of rig. And then there’s this dude.

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Speechless

Remember that first time when you’ve heard Child in Time and it left you speechless? Here is one of ’em reaction videos, and while the girls are about as coherent as could be expected from giggling teenagers, their sheer youthful exuberance is kind of endearing.

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Twinkle, twinkle little Space Truckin’

A year ago, on March 14, 2020, Deep Purple played in Mexico City what turned out to be their last concert before the world has shut down. Jordan Rudess stood in for Don Airey at that gig, and here he reminisces about it (he puts the date on March 13, but our records show otherwise), […]

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Bremen town mad dog

This is a little gem that you can watch inside.

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There is a problem, and it’s called guitar

An interesting interview with Don Airey, dug up from the mu:zines depth and breadth. This was done around Ozzy’s Bark at the Moon time and originally published in February 1984 issue of Electronics & Music Maker. The interview will be of a particular interest for vintage synthesizer aficionados (you know who you are). Don also […]

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Naked without it

Another Jon Lord interview from the mu:zines archives. This one is from 1983, originally published in the May issue of Music UK magazine. Once again, this is a pro music magazine, and much of the discussion revolves around equipment and technique. When Jon mentioned that he was still able to take his Hammond out on […]

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12 notes from C to C

Digging deeper into mu:zines archives, there’s this interview with Jon Lord from the time of Before I Forget, published in August 1982 issue of Electronics & Music Maker. On the album ‘Where Are You’ it seems to have a Debussy type ending. Jon Well, again, he is a composer that I used to play quite […]

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Mmmm, fingerstyle…

Dutch fingerstyle guitar virtuoso Thomas Zwijsen does covers of classic rock tracks for his Youtube channel, and his latest is a cover of Smoke on the Water. Smoke has never sounded more acoustic than this.

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Coverdale/Page may get a revamp

Blabbermouth reports that David Coverdale was on the Eddie Trunk show on February 18th, and spoke about a possible reissue of the Coverdale/Page album. He said that he obtained the rights to the album from the record company (Geffen, now owned by the Universal Music Group behemoth) and is in discussions with his co-conspirator about […]

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Direct from a renaissance fayre

Blackmore’s Night has a promo video for the title track of their upcoming album Nature’s Light:

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