This machine is fantastic. And I love the track too.
Staying on Star Wars, here’s an amazing performance by a young Japanese girl of the Star Wars theme. Home organs have certainly come on a long way!
I’ve no idea of how the patch switching is done so smoothly.
Just in time for the new Star Wars film:
By the way Coralspin will be back in action in a big way in 2016. More news in Jan/Feb.
Not much of a song, and the sound quality is poor, but it’s amusing to see Wyatt, Ayers and Ratledge in full 60’s poseur mode:
Good videos of Toddles are hard to find, but we thought we’d put this one up, despite the average sound quality, because his outfit is so similar to what Jake wore last weekend to Mrs Wintours’s little get together. She’s a style leader, Mrs Wintour, the neighbours say, but eyebrows were raised, and Jake lacks a… shall we say, ‘lightness of touch’? when it comes to wearing these things.
But you need only look at the video of handsome Mr Rundgren and not concern your pretty little heads with trying to imagine the terribly gauche efforts of our own lumpen Mr Simmons, with his amusing ‘small talk’ of the latest biochemistry laboratory advances and South American bank fraud strategies. Suffice it to say, at the next Coralspin New York Christmas party Jake will be confined to the back room.
(As will a certain Mr. Mick Wilson, who can’t be trusted around expensive liquor. And God forbid those barbarians from Red Bazar should turn up. One moment you’re trying to talk to Dave Eggers, the next moment that drummer is drinking from three Remy bottles at once like it’s some supreme TV talent show skill. “100 paradiddles don’t buy you class”, as William Bruford liked to say).
Pity this guy disappeared from the music industry — if they replaced 99% of all rap songs ever made with this sort of thing then the 90s would have been much more enjoyable.
How is it that these things have come together? I’m a massive fan of satirical musical genius Rob J. Madin (creator of YouTube sensation Brett Domino). And then he goes and does a cover of a Genesis song from Selling England By The Pound. It’s ‘More Fool Me’, admittedly not a very proggy song, but still, what a combo.
As one of the commentators notes, the production is done in such a way that you can really hear that it’s a Phil Collins song.
Yes, there really were bands and videos like this in the late 70’s.