Category Archives: Phil Collins

Steve Hackett | Genesis Revisited

Innovative guitarist Steve Hackett and his band of supremely accomplished musicians brings to life the majestic music of mid-70s Genesis at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre. Genesis only ever made it to Australia once, in 1986 – years after guitarist Steve Hackett … Continue reading

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More Album Cover Outtakes

Tom Phillips’ 1972 oil on canvas After Raphael. A detail was used on the front cover of Brian Eno’s 1975 masterpiece, Another Green World. Tom Phillips was one of Eno’s mentors and friends from his Camberwell School Of Art days, and … Continue reading

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Producer: Hugh Padgham in the 80s

Hugh Padgham was the invisible catalyst behind dozens of best-selling, multi-platinum albums and was among the most successful, and sought after, music producers in contemporary British rock and pop history. We take a stroll though his work throughout the decade … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Summers, David Bowie, Genesis, Human League, The, Paul McCartney, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Police, The, Producers, Rupert Hine, Steve Hackett, Sting, Todd Rundgren, XTC | 34 Comments

Genesis Unearthed – Live Performance 1973

A pristine video has just seen light of day of Peter Gabriel-era Genesis performing live in 1973 at the Bataclan in Paris. This jaw dropping never-seen-before concert footage captures Genesis in all their live intensity, in stunning 4K quality. This … Continue reading

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Phil Collins’ Mystery Session

Opportunity knocked for a nineteen year old pre-Genesis Phil Collins in May 1970. At this point in his stop-start, still embryonic music career, he was getting ready to have a bath and watch Top of the Pops on telly with … Continue reading

Posted in Albums That Never Were, Beatles, The, European Rock Pilgrimage, Genesis, George Harrison, Now Reading, Phil Collins | 20 Comments

Rupert Hine – Immunity

Anyone with access to a radio or a TV would be familiar with the work, rather than the name, of the late British musician and mega-producer Rupert Hine. An early adopter of electronic music production techniques he worked on a … Continue reading

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