Thotch are of course a made-up parody band created for the BBC comedy series ‘Brian Pern: A Life in Rock’. This show was a complete send up of Peter Gabriel and Genesis, but it was hilarious. The series was written by Rhys Thomas and Simon Day, and directed and produced by Rhys Thomas. The show had many famous actors including: See list here Peter Gabriel, said this of the series: “It made me laugh a lot, even though it was…

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Lamb Keyboard Rig

Tony Banks was known for his innovative and expressive keyboard playing, and his keyboard setup during the 1975 tour with Genesis reflected this. He used a variety of electronic instruments to create a wide range of sounds and textures, including a Mellotron M400, a Hammond T-102 organ with a Leslie speaker, and an RMI 368x Electra Piano and Harpsichord. The Mellotron M400 was an early type of sampler that played back recorded sounds on strips of magnetic tape. It was…

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