Lego Trifecta – The Enigma of Mr. Fripp Music Video

Planks and Trouser Trumpets Nick Beggs has created a hilarious Lego video for Trifecta’s ‘The Enigma Of Mr. Fripp’   “It’s amazing what you can do with an i-phone and a computer. And that’s about it. After I was contacted by Daniel Kerson at Musical Brick a light bulb went on in my head. Daniel kindly created the lego characters and sent them to me from Singapore where he lives. I then set about making a stop frame animation. It…

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Wooden Lego Minifigure Band

We’ve only just purchased the LEGO® Originals Wooden Minifigure. This 5:1 upscaled version of the classic minifigure, is carved out of oak and has adjustable plastic hands. It is presented in a premium gift box with a leaflet featuring inspirational ideas for owners to customize the model in their own ways. It measures over 7” (20cm) tall, 4” (11cm) wide and 3” (8cm) deep. Although, before it was released in 2019, my father had built a few of his own.…

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Synthesizers and Drum Machines Numbers 1-10 in LEGO

  Just for fun, we have listed some classic synthesizers and drum machines in their model number order. This was originally compiled into a children’s numbers chart to mashup the LEGO toy, learning numbers and Synthesizers. It was interesting to see that most of the famous synths fit into a 1 to 10 sequence. Although we had to apply some ‘artistic licence’ for 4 and 9. A Roland TR909 could have been used for number 9!   1) Linn LM-1…

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LEGO Genesis 1992 Live stage

We are really impressed with this amazing Genesis live stage model created by Christophe Andrieu and his son, Félix. The extra bonus is that it was on the 1992 tour that we saw Genesis for the first time. (specifically Knebworth, UK. 2 August 1992.) When Christophe posted  the Lego model stage to Facebook a month ago, we decided to send over some updated minifigures to match the 90s era. So now we have some new images of Phil Collins, Tony…

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LEGO Linn Drum Machine

Linn LM-1 The Linn LM-1 Drum Machine was manufactured by Linn Electronics and released in 1980. It was one of the first programmable drum machines and the first to use samples of real acoustic drums. Designed by Roger Linn The Drum Machine That Changed Everything It was widely used in 1980s pop music and its early adopters included: Genesis Peter Gabriel Prince Plus: Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Wonder, Queen, Human League, Gary Numan, Mecano, Icehouse, and Michael Jackson. LinnDrum The LinnDrum,…

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Lego version of Sutton Hoo treasure

A father and daughter who built a Lego replica of a helmet found at Sutton Hoo have been told their creation could go on display at the historical site. Andrew Webb, 45, and his daughter Matilda, 11, from Essex, spent lockdown making the likeness of the Anglo Saxon treasure found in Suffolk in 1939. Continue reading here… Mr Webb, who lives in Saffron Walden, said their version was made up of about 1,000 Lego pieces.

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