Genesis

The lighted Lego Stage (Guest Post)

The lighted Genesis ’73 stage by Michael Pellerin (Pellerin Multimedia, Inc. ) I have customised the Live 1973 stage set to include lights! Here are photos of the current version of his stage and the process to complete it: For display purposes, I decided to create a case for the entire stage and ordered a custom 13”W x 8.5”H x 8.5”D acrylic case and used its base as the bottom layer to build on top of, adhering the Lego bricks to it.…

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Happy Halloween

Steven Wilson – The Holy Drinker Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells Rush – Witch Hunt Released 12 years apart, The Musical Box and Home by the Sea both contain ghostly themes. Plus these are two amazing songs from quite different musical eras of Genesis. The Musical Box From the album Nursery Cryme. Released 12 November 1971 The song is based on a story of two Victorian children one called Henry and the other called Cynthia. Poor Henry is beheaded by his friend Cynthia…

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Awesome Customer Lego Ideas

The fun aspect of LEGO is the wealth of creativity it can inspire in people all over the world. With the focus of Musical Brick’s custom LEGO models and minifigures it has been a joy to receive pictures of various creations. Michael Pellerin (USA) has customised the Live 1973 stage set to include lights! Wow! See the construction here.   Brett Pangburn (USA) used the Shock the Monkey minifigures to create this amazing shadow box frame. Peter Marcoux (Canada) used a…

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15 Gabriel era Genesis songs Phil Collins performed live

Here are 15 Peter Gabriel era Genesis songs which were sung by Phil Collins after 1975. Many songs remained in the set list over the years, including In the Cage, The Musical Box, Firth of Fifth, I Know What I Like and Carpet Crawlers. The list includes: White Mountain The Knife The Musical Box Fountain of Salmacis Supper’s Ready Dancing With the Moonlit Knight I Know What I Like Firth of Fifth The Cinema Show The Lamb Lies Down on…

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Open Top Lego London Bus

The official Lego London Bus 10258 needed to go topless! As per the tourist buses in London we have customised the Lego London Bus to remove part of the roof and insert hand railings.

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In The Cage Fight – Which Version is the Best?

“Before we carry on and play In the Bloody Cage, which we will play in a minute, is there anyone here who has never seen us before? Anybody WISH they had never seen us before?” – Phil Collins In the Cage was played live on every tour from 1975 to 2007 except, 1976, 1977, 1992 and 1998. Thanks to youtube, we have found some decent versions from the tours of: 1975, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 2007. Enjoy! Original Album…

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Great Ways to Display Lego Minifigures

It comes as no surprise that the Lego group will be collaborating with Ikea in the near future. Over the last few years we have been using Ikea products to display our Lego minifigures. 3 Ikea Products to display your Lego Minifigures Lego and Ikea, two Scandinavian companies, are certainly a popular match for enthusiasts who want to display their LEGO collections! It’s all well and good having little Lego minifigures, but how should you display them? They tend to…

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How many ‘pools’ are there in Genesis lyrics anyway?

Thanks to the help of from Paul, Alex, Alan and others at the Facebook group; Genesis 50+ Years, here we can finally answer the question: How many ‘pools’ are there in Genesis lyrics anyway? The word ‘pool’ is mentioned 13 times; from 8 songs. 1. Stagnation 1970 Wait, there is still time for washing in the pool 2. Happy the Man Like a fool in the pool – I’m incredibly cool 3. Supper’s Ready 1972 A young figure sits still by a…

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The Dark Side of the Mellotron

Black is the New Lego Mellotron Here we have a selection of dark sounding Mellotron tunes: Steven Wilson – The Watchmaker King Crimson – The Court of the Crimson King (Live) Genesis Watcher of the Skies Live Shepperton Studios  1973 Opeth – Mellotron Heart Shadow of the Hierophant – Steve Hackett Led Zeppelin – Kashmir

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Marillion’s Grendel Was Inspired by Genesis’ Supper’s Ready

Grendel’s Ready We’re big fans of both groups (Marillion and Genesis) and of all eras, so we would just like to share this for educational purposes only. Although it’s really old news to be honest. Comments are still welcome though. So what’s the big deal? A fragment from a 17 minute song (Grendel 1983) has a rhythmic similarity to one fragment in another 23 minute song (Supper’s Ready 1972). However the songs are totally different in all other parts. There’s…

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