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Roger the romantic

A little lull in the news is interrupted by an interview we’ve missed when it came out in September issue of the Goldmine magazine. Ian & Ian talk to Martin Popoff. The freshly released Whoosh was obviously discussed at lengths, as well as this bit on In Rock: GM: To take you back 50 years […]

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A little more careful with the planet

A marathon-length interview with Ian Paice that we’ve announced a few days ago, has now been posted online. Listen if you have missed it the first time around. The interview itself starts at around 20 minute mark into the show. But hey, why skip? There are no annoying commercials and a good chunk of the […]

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Descending sequence against that chromatic riff

Steve Morse spoke to the Total Guitar and his interview became the basis for a feature promoting Whoosh, and how the new album harks back right into the classic Purple way of constructing the music: I’m very proud to be still playing with my British brothers. Diversity has been a big part of the sound. […]

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The story of Frankenstein

Some time during the Whoosh promotional blitz Steve Morse spoke to the Rockin’ Metal Revival show. The interview is now available for listening online. Steve explains how his writing process differs with Deep Purple from his other bands, how he came up with a guitar with four pickups, talks about his influences, how he got […]

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No one’s gonna buy it, no one’s gonna play it

Guitarist, producer, composer, and pilot Steve Morse spoke to Nashville’s WZTV FOX 17 and resulting interview was posted online a few days ago.

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Zoom jam isn’t on the cards

An interview with Roger Glover is the cover feature of September edition of the Bass Player magazine. They talked about the pandemic, the new album, Bob Ezrin, bass gadgets and widgets, the dynamics inside the band, Jon Lord, and many other things. Presumably there won’t be any Long Goodbye tour dates in 2020, then? “No, […]

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Force of nature

Roger Glover was the featured guest on BBC’s Rock Show With Johnnie Walker this Saturday, September 19. He appeared on the show’s Rock God segment. Roger nomination for the deity was not one of his bandmates, but Gary Moore: When we had the reunion in 1984 — Deep Purple, that is — Paicey came in […]

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Cricket to cosmology

Some time earlier this month Ian Gillan was a guest on his local Lyme Bay Radio discussing all things from cricket to cosmology (don’t trust his expertise on the latter too much though). The hour long chat can be replayed via the radio station’s facebook account. Thanks to Yvonne for the info.

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Whoosh track by track

Ian and Ian give a track by track overview of the new album. It’s a 17-minute crash course into the lyrical universe of Whoosh for those who do not follow Caramba’s wordography.

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Still vulnerable

Louder has published online their Whoosh feature that originally appeared in Classic Rock magazine issue 278. All five members of the band have been interviewed for the article. Ian Gillan: When somebody suggests you make a new Deep Purple album, do you think: “Oh God, not again?” No, no, no. Quite the reverse. We went […]

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