Surreal album cover photography by the late Storm Thorgerson

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Tuesday 7 May 2013

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 […]

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The Dark Side of the Moon cover: the string version

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 12 October 2012

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 […]

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Dark Side of the Moon and Wizard of Oz mashup

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By Daniel Edlen in Video on Thursday 16 August 2012

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 […]

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Win a 6 disc Dark Side of The Moon Immersion box set

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Prizes on Friday 28 October 2011

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.

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Synch up of Anthem by Godflesh with Jesus Christ Superstar

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Wednesday 5 October 2011

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.

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Drew Grow and the Pastors Wives: live in concert

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By Patrick James Pearson in New Music on Saturday 10 September 2011

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.

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Live at Pompeii by Pink Floyd (saucerful of secret track)

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By Antonino Cardillo in New Music on Saturday 9 July 2011

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.

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Largest ever Syd Barrett exhibition hits London

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By Miss Cakehead in New Events on Sunday 6 February 2011

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 […]

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Storm Thorgerson’s Powderfinger album design

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Saturday 5 December 2009

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 […]

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