Louder Than Words: Producer Andy Jackson Takes Us Exclusively Inside the Making of the Final Pink Floyd Album, The Endless River

BY MIKE METTLER — OCTOBER 22, 2014

“It’s a very common name. Back of $20 bills, that’s me.” Producer Andy Jackson is being typically self-effacing as he leans back in a chair across from me in front of the massive 48-track Neve 88R console that dominates the control room in the Astoria, the grand houseboat recording […]

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Deep Purple Drummer Ian Paice Celebrates Late DP Keyboardist Jon Lord’s Legacy as Composer and Rocker

BY MIKE METTLER — OCTOBER 10, 2014

“Souls, having touched, are forever entwined.” It’s a lyric penned by Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan in honor of his dear friend and late bandmate Jon Lord, the original keyboardist for Deep Purple who pioneered merging rock music with classical themes when he composed the material played jointly by […]