In case you don’t know who the late Storm Thorgerson was, just know he was the master mind behind the iconic rainbow prism on the cover of Pink Floyd’s album, The Dark Side of the Moon. Best known for his harsh collages, Thorgerson lead the way in album art, using eye catching art instead of mundane pictures [...]
Seen on Flickr: a re-imagining of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon album cover art, literally strung together with white thread replacing white light and going through the eye of a needle to emerge as colourful threads of rainbow. Created by Aldo Benedetti Cavini, an electrical engineer from Florence, Italy, this is giving us [...]
One of the wildest mash-ups I’ve seen is Dark Side of the Rainbow, which synchronizes Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon to the movie the Wizard of Oz. A problem though is the album is shorter than the movie. Most people simply loop the album. A friend of mine who witnessed the start of my [...]
We have a special Dark Side Of The Moon Immersion box-set, which contains 6 discs, to giveaway to a randomly selected newsletter subscriber and LAEM Facebook Fan. To enter, leave a message under this post with the name of your favourite Pink Floyd song and the city you live in.
I was never that impressed by the sync up of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon with the beginning of The Wizard of Oz. This combo of the song Anthem by Godflesh and Jesus Christ Superstar, however, blows my mind.
I firmly believe that this man is a musical genius in every respect. After coming across this on Bandcamp, what I got was one heart wrenching ballad after another, slowly wearing down my hardened ears and cooing me tearful and weary into a reminiscing EMO coma.
The Live at Pompeii title is an oxymoron. This is progressive rock performance in an ancient Roman amphitheatre, wrapped from an October-warm sunlight. Definitively magical.
The myth behind some of rock n’ roll’s most outrageous stories, Syd Barrett was the pioneering songwriter and musical visionary of the greatest psychedelic rock band in history, Pink Floyd. For the first time, the largest collection of unseen photographs, personal love letters and original artworks will go on display offering an unprecedented insight into [...]
Designer Storm Thorgerson was behind the iconic album artwork for Led Zeppelin’s Houses Of The Holy, Pink Floyd’s Animals, and Black Sabbath’s Technical Ecstasy, amongst many others. More recently, he designed the artwork for Australian band Powderfinger’s new album, Golden Rule. We checked in with Thorgerson and asked him where the inspiration for the illustration [...]