First time available on CD, Cold Sun from Austin, Texas was recorded in 1970 in the legendary Sonobeat studios, where the Mariani and Johnny Winter first LPs were produced. The Cold Sun band are considered contemporaries of Velvet Underground and The Fugs, often listed as being in a similar vein but inspirations for this unique piece actually go back to the desperated, haunted Joe Meek. All songs lyrically express dark, mystic poetry with the true 60s psychedelic floating/distorted fuzz spirit presented in short compact mini-epics along with several mind blowing long tunes, such as "Ra-Ma", "Here In The Year" and "Fall".
RETURN TO THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON + WISH YOU WERE HERE AGAIN: Two classic Pink Floyd albums re-imagined by some of MOJO's favourite contemporary artists. Featuring Doug Paisley, Wolf People, Of Arrowe Hill, Lia Ices, Gallops, Matt Berry, Neville Skelly and more! Not to be confused with a 2006 retail release of the same name, MOJO Magazine's October, 2011 free CD is an exclusive gathering of not-so-well-known artists commissioned to re-imagine an etched-in-stone classic, Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon.
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music
One of Britain's most successful and long lived avant-garde rock bands, Pink Floyd emerged relatively unsullied from the mire of mid-Sixties British psychedelic music as early experimenters with outer space concepts. Although that phase of the band's development was of short duration, Pink Floyd have from that time been the pop scene's preeminent techno-rockers: four musicians with a command of electronic instruments who wield an arsenal of sound effects with authority and finesse. While Pink Floyd's albums were hardly hot tickets in the shops, they began to attract an enormous following through their US tours. They have more recently developed a musical style capable of sustaining their dazzling and potentially overwhelming sonic wizardry.