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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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Whoosh setlist poll

This is all highly theoretical now, but nevertheless… Now that the new album has been out for a month, everybody had a chance to listen to it and make up their minds, but impressions are still fresh. What tracks from Whoosh would you like to hear live when the band resumes touring? You can choose […]

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Want to ride my bicycle

This is from our trainspotting department. September 6 stage of Tour de France was won by a gentleman whose jersey was adorned by a logo that reads WHOOSH. Turns out the winner rides for Team Emirates which is sponsored this season by eponymous piece of spyware fitness app. No relation to the recent Deep Purple […]

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