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VIDEO: Dave Fogel Interviews Mike + The Mechanics

Mike + the Mechanics were nice enough to do an interview with Dave Fogel on the K-HITS Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage.

Started by Mike Rutherford, one of the original members of Genesis, Mike + the Mechanics have had a bunch of hits. 57 more words


Anthony Phillips' Majestic "The Geese and the Ghost"

I actually tried to return this album to my local “Licorice Pizza” record store after spinning it just once, back when it was released in 1977. 1,148 more words

Progressive Rock

Phil Collins Now An 'Honorary Texan'?

Singer-songwriter Phil Collins was born in Greater London, a metropolitan county of southeastern England. So it’s only natural to wonder why the Genesis drummer-singer-songwriter was… 289 more words


Mike Rutherford gives the Mechanics a tune-up

When Mike Rutherford says “you become a band just by doing a bunch of shows,” there’s a willing admission: in both of its incarnations, Mike + the Mechanics didn’t really start out as a band. 900 more words


Throwback Thursday - Genesis: A Trick Of The Tail

A lot of people wrote off Genesis after lead singer and songwriter Peter Gabriel, an original member of the band, departed in 1975 to pursue other musical interests including production and, later on, a solo recording career. 365 more words

Mike + the Mechanics

Mike + the Mechanics
Living Years
by David Chiu

When Genesis’ Mike Rutherford started Mike + the Mechanics 30 years ago, it was more of an informal musical solo project as opposed to a proper band. 311 more words

CD Reviews


The founding member of legendary rock band Genesis looks both back and forward. 

By Steve Houk

Mike Rutherford was surprised. Stunned, really.

I mean, you’d think an internationally respected rock musician and founding member of Hall of Fame rock band Genesis might not get surprised by too much these days. 1,281 more words