Yamaha CP-70 Grand Piano in LEGO

The Yamaha CP70, as well as its bigger sister the CP80, was a ground breaking instrument. Inside it had the mechanics of a real piano, except that to make it all fit, the strings were a lot shorter than they would be on a real baby grand. The shorter strings gave the Yamaha CP-70 a very characteristic sound. Notable users Tony Banks Tony Banks (Genesis) replaced the RMI 368x Electra Piano in 1978 with the Yamaha CP-70 electric grand piano.…

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Genesis: Tour Re-scheduled for April 2021

It has been confirmed by Genesis themselves on BBC Radio 2. (2 hours 10 min into the show)   Genesis have re-scheduled their 2020 UK and Irish dates for April 2021 and are excited to announce two additional shows in Birmingham and London. ‘The Last Domino?’ Tour 2021 will now start in Glasgow on 1 April and will be Tony Banks Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford’s first live outing together since the globe-trotting, sell-out ‘Turn It On Again: The Tour’…

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Genesis 1980 Duke Stage Recreated in Lego

For many the Duke tour is one of the best tours from a performance and a set list perspective.   The Tour set list was mainly comprised of: Deep in the Motherlode Dancing With The Moonlit Knight (intro)/Carpet Crawlers Squonk, One for the Vine, Behind the Lines/Duchess/Guide Vocal, Turn it On Again, Duke’s Travels/Duke’s End, Say It’s Alright Joe, Ripples, The Lady Lies, Misunderstanding, In The Cage/Slippermen/Afterglow, Follow You Follow Me, Dance On A Volcano/Los Endos, I Know What I…

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Domino and Throwing it all Away – Genesis 70s Style

Sascha Krieger‎ recorded a version of Domino and Throwing it all Away in a 70s style. Trying to recreate the way the song might have sounded if it had been written a decade earlier. It was written 4 years ago, and I remember sharing it at that time. I was trying to find it again today and thought it should be archived for easy retrieval. Enjoy! Domino – Genesis 70s Style Domino (Genesis Cover in 70s Style) by Sascha Krieger…

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And the Lambs Play on a Roundabout (I see Prog everywhere)

And the Lamb Lies…. I’m losing on the swings I’m losing on the… I’ll be the roundabout… Lambs Spotted Playing On Roundabout In Deserted Playground During Coronavirus Lockdown Hairdresser Debbie Ellis, 52, captured the footage in a field attached to her home on Apr 2. We have a field that belongs to us by our house and we let it to a guy who keeps sheep in there as a hobby. We have a roundabout there from when my kids…

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Genesis the Black Show in Lego

Genesis The Black Show 1974 Genesis started their “Selling England by the Pound” tour in September 1973 in Europe , going to USA/Canada at the end of the year and returning to Europe for some more shows from January to mid February 1974. Today these performances are known as the “white shows”. However, from March to May 1974 Genesis returned once again to USA/Canada and this time they radically changed the stage sets: The famous “hour glass” shaped props were…

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Lego – Genesis Live 1977 (guest post)

Hans Jörg, the drummer of King of Agogik, has modified and expanded the Genesis live 1976 stage to create a stunning 1977 live diorama. We have the live lineup of that period of: Phil Collins, Steve Hackett, Mike Rutherford, Chester Thomson, and Tony Banks. Complete with a stage, an audience, lights, mixing desk, and even a smoke machine! “I’ve loved the band Genesis since….feels like forever..;-)  I love to play with Lego, especially with my kids…long time ago…. I do it…

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