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8-bit Purple

This collection of little ditties is presented to your by our semi-irregular Weird Covers column.

It is available through Apple Music and probably some other digital vendors.

The evil demon sitting on my shoulder is whispering that this is just a bunch of midi files plunked off them old interwebs and rendered in appropriate style. Shush, little devil, shush!

Thanks to Matman for the heads up.



9 Comments to “8-bit Purple”:

  1. 1
    Steve says:

    This is great …somehow , I can see some sort of Deep Purple rave in the 90s , where they’re playing all these

  2. 2
    Adel Faragalla says:

    No one knows how DP music will be presented at the next platform in 50 years from now but it looks like we heading more towards contactless music.

  3. 3
    uwe hornung says:

    Those computer renditions are a heinous crime. Where is that STUXNET cyber attack software when you need it?

    I prefer more organic versions, done in immaculate taste and with best intentions.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzObO4GjcLI

  4. 4
    Rob says:

    This is rubbish,
    I can’t imagine that any real DP fan is waiting for something like this.
    This dosn’t sound like DP at all.

  5. 5
    uwe hornung says:

    On second or third listen, it’s actually quite amusing/revealing as it really condenses the DP melodies to a bare-bones-minimalism. Kind of explains how some of DP’s songs are “engineered” – not a put-down, as a Deutscher (and son of a construction engineer) I always found the obvious ‘Ingenieurwesen’ in Purple’s music appealing. I missed that in Led Zep for instance, the components and construction weren’t as clear.

  6. 6
    Andy says:

    These make me laugh and they’re not bad for what they are…

  7. 7
    Dr. Bob says:

    Demon’s Eye almost sort of works…

  8. 8
    Jason says:

    Thanks to late 80s/early 90s production quality, the S&M era songs sound like they were meant for this format. šŸ¤£

  9. 9
    aireight says:

    I’d like to see Paicey in a reaction video to Burn

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