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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The Beatles 3 Savile Row in LEGO

On January 30, 1969, the Beatles (along with Billy Preston), took to the rooftop of the headquarters of Apple Corps to play one final concert. To see more: https://bit.ly/2R2tRuq Photo credit to Nicolas Teeuwen.

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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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I’m a citizen of Legoland travellin’ incommunicado

Apparently, according to Marillion/Fish lyrics, Torch is a citizen of Legoland travellin’ incommunicado. Incommunicado Introduction: From an unnamed article in No1 Magazine written by Debbie Voller on 30 May 1987 (Provided by Kristie English). Full article here Fish: “This is a necessary diversion from ‘Russians’ and it’s a sort of macho-gung-ho approach! Torch really wants to be famous but he doesn’t want the responsibilities that go with fame. ‘Incommunicado’ is another word for ‘pissed’!” ‘Legoland’ Legoland being the theme park in…

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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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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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