Getting Creative with the Synthi Hi-Fli

Among cutting-edge artists, the Synth Hi-Fli was a multi-effects processor which could be used on vocals, guitars and keyboards to create new sounds. It was designed in 1971 for Electro Harmonix by designer David Cockrell and only 350 were ever made. Among the few

Black Leather Jacket

A comment from a guy in response to a recent article about the "Zeenith" album in the Rock and Roll Globe magazine, as he recounts a story of seeing Zuider Zee and the loaning of his black leather jacket so the show could go

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The Rise, the Fall and Rise Again

A NEW REISSUE SHINES A LIGHT ON AMERICA'S GREAT LOST POWER POP BAND. On the face of it, the fact that an album recorded in the ’70s comes off as a contender for the most arresting LP of 2018 might seem strange. But taking the long

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A Man, A Band, A Plan

(written by Gary Jones) Pat Taylor says "And I learned most of my songcraft from Richard Orange,”  Memphis recording artist Pat Taylor recently referenced Richard and Zuider Zee and the influence they had on his music and the rock/power pop scene in an article for The Memphis

The Synthesphere

(written by Gary Jones) Richard and I have a great respect for producer/musician Todd Rundgren and it was interesting when we were talking about our appreciation of his music and wizardry (A True Star) to learn that Rundgren was one the choices proposed for producing

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Welcome to Richard Orange Art

Welcome to the home for the visual art of Richard Orange. You've arrived at a zone that mixes the colors of Warhol, the surrealism of Dali and my own creativity into the visual compositions that spring from my photography. Throughout my