Long time Pink Floyd family member Jon Carin has gone and released another epic track this time in tribute to John Lennon. It is called Gimme Some Truth and you can listen to it below, do let us know what you think by leaving a comment.
I am personally really looking forward to listening to the rest of the album – I don’t know if Jon is still in the process of recording them and releasing them when done, or just teasing us with the drip feeding! Either way, need to hear more, sounds fantastic.
Also, you may like to listen to Chester Kamen’s new song Take This. Chester, similar to Jon, is a long time member of the wider Pink Floyd family having been on tour with Waters and Gilmour.
Storm Thorgerson, as part of the legendary Hipgnosis studio that he formed with Aubrey ‘Po’ Powell, created many of the iconic album covers of Pink Floyd – and many other artists over a great number of years. Storm sadly passed away in 2013 from Cancer having suffered a stroke earlier.
There is an exhibition of his work in Cambridge, England, during October 2020 at the Haddenham Arts Centre where you will be able to purchase fine art prints by StormStudios. The exhibition is running now, and ends on 31st October 2020.
StormStudios has a long and illustrious history and over the years they’ve worked for innumerable bands, from Alan Parsons, Anthrax and Audioslave through to the Wombats, yourcodenameis:milo, Leisure Cruise and Yumi Matsutoya, with a sprinkling of Pink Floyd, Steve Miller, Muse, 10cc, etc thrown in for good measure. Recently they’ve been working with up-and-coming band, Youth Sector on their first release, Ukrainian band Slow Earth, as well as a film poster, and a rather spiffing package for 10cc front man Graham Gouldman’s ‘Modesty Forbids’ album.
View Storm Thorgerson Art
The Storm Studios website has a great gallery section where you can browse through tons of amazing images they have created over the years.
These are fine art prints of work from the 1980s through to 2020 – all available for purchase with some prints being seen for the first time. You’ll also see some of the props used in the making of the images and some roughs (concept design sketches) – which are how they work out their ideas and how they present them to the client. Some are beautiful works of art on their own. You can also buy books, postcards, limited edition box sets, and whatever else they can find in the cupboard.