Landscape

After some pondering we have decided to introduce a larger A4 format series to allow us to tackle a couple of projects which require a landscape format. So after much deliberation this will be imaginatively listed as the Landscape Series (there are only the two of us in the office so the focus group consultation […]

Release dates

There have been quite a few emails coming in this last week or so asking why, if another website is busy announcing a new release date for one of our next titles, do we not have that information here?  The answer is simple, we did not know about this!  The website did not bother to […]

We all came down…

This interesting image turned up recently while we were working on the Deep Purple book all about their seminal Machine Head album.  Anyone familiar with the lyrics “We all came down to Montreux” should realise that this is a contemporary shot of the famous Montreux Casino, which burnt down in December 1971 causing chaos in […]

Another preview

We have added a Flipbook preview of Fire In The Sky • Deep Purple’s Machine Head.  This can be flicked through at : http://online.fliphtml5.com/msya/onod/ It gives an idea of how the final book will look, although there will be text changes before this goes to press.

editor’s hat

Posts have been a little quiet for a few weeks, that’s because Simon reports that he has been wearing his Editor’s Hat since Boxing Day, working on bringing the final text of the upcoming Machine Head book Fire In The Sky together. This was going well until Dropbox decided to stop supporting his Macbook operating […]

Mastermind

We were very lucky to arrange an interview with bassist Roger Glover to pick his brains for our upcoming book on Deep Purple’s Machine Head album recently (Fire In The Sky.)  The band played a handful of British concerts during November, so me and Stephen Clare spoke to Roger at length at his hotel in […]

We all came down to Montreux

Chatting last week – in broken French and English – with the owner of a small Italian restaurant in the Swiss town of Montreux, we explained that it was Deep Purple which had brought us there. He suddenly and unexpectedly went all misty eyed, and quietly proclaimed that Montreux was the band’s spiritual home. He […]

We all came down to Montreux

The second of our Deep Purple titles has been scheduled, and takes a detailed look at one of the most influential and best – selling rock albums of all time, Machine Head. DEEP PURPLE – FIRE IN THE SKY follows a similar format to our previous book on the group, and includes the story of […]