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Some sort of hip-hop dance thing

Put Simon Mcbride into a studio, give him a guitar he’s never played, stick him with a track he’s never heard, and put the whole thing on YouTube. Sounds like fun!

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Swiss time was running out

[Updated: Pt 3] A brand new video for Smoke on the Water was produced to promote the upcoming reissue of Machine Head. The video will be an animated one. Here is a preview and interview with the creators Dan Gibling and Luke McDonnell.

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In the shadow of Made in Japan

Here’s a documentary on the making of Who Do We Think We Are. It is a fan-made affair, but it is fairly well researched and lovingly put together. Cherry on top: it was done by a Led Zeppelin fan.

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Little melodic pieces

Steve Morse plays a bespoke piece The Pledge written for him by Jason Sidwell and proceeds to explain what, how, and why.

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Chicken pickin’ counterpoint

Steve Morse talks to Rick Beato and plays some music. Dig in!

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Flying in ever rising circles

Steve Morse, together with his son Kevin, has paid tribute to his friend and aerobatics instructor Nikolay Timofeev, who recently passed away.

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Sound of a windmill going ’round

Since the possibility of the current lineup doing Soldier of Fortune for all practical purposes is nil, here’s a take on the track from the good ol’ Cov. It’s a string ensemble version that was a bonus track on various editions of his Purple Album.

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Swimming in a different pond

Ian Paice revives his dormant YouTube channel to talk about his upcoming appearance with the Buddy Rich Big Band. He also shows the kit he will be playing on that occasion.

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Here she goes again

Lovely Elizabeth the opera singer is counting dead bugs on Tawny’s face while trying to figure out the difference between White Stripes and Whitesnake.

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Nice bell bottoms

Glenn Hughes played in S√£o Paulo, on November 11, 2023, in the course of his Marks 3&4 tour. Red-hot chili pepper Chad Smith happened to be in the neighbourhood and sat behind the kit for a couple of tunes.

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