November 1975 I had the privilege of being at one of only two Deep Purple concerts. I say privilege because it was decades before we were likely to see them live again, apart from a rough 1984 concert. The same applies to Led Zeppelin when they were at Western Springs the previous year, the first and only time they were here. One of the main … Continue reading Ritchie Blackmore – Then & Now
From humble beginnings…. I’ve been listening to modern music for the better part of 50 years, assuming modern music started in the 1950’s with the advent of the mass produced electric guitars and the rise of the multi track audio recording/mixing studios circa 1960’s ( or perhaps a little earlier). During the latter half of the 1960’s through to the late 1980’s there was a … Continue reading The state of modern music today P1.
As previously mentioned we have a new music section here at the “Kiwi” as it holds a special interest for many of us. Its long been known that both music and photography have had very close links over the past 100 years or so and will into the foreseeable future. This has now broadened out somewhat with the advent of cheap (relatively) video cameras and … Continue reading Welcome to our new “Music” section