The Musical Box

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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Genesis: Tony Banks’ Vintage Live Keyboard Instruments

While researching these simple lego builds, for the classic Tony Banks keyboard setup, I came across some very interesting youtube videos. The videos feature Dave Kerzner, Tom Lord-Alge, LileighWhiteLilith and the amazing Musical Box.   The Classic mid-70’s Keyboard Instruments The first synthesizer used by Banks was the monophonic ARP Pro Soloist, which he first acquired in 1973 along with a Hammond T-102 and a Mellotron M400 for the Selling England by the Pound album. In 1974 he also started to use…

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