Atom Heart Mother
In the grand, colour-bending tradition of psychedelic experimentalism, Pink Floyd’s Atom Heart Mother takes as its title an inscrutable phrase and under the title launches a similarly inscrutable–or at least dense–musical concatenation. The title suite features French-horn-led brass melodies riffed on by David Gilmour’s guitar and the rhythm section, all of which veers into choral passages that recall György Ligeti’s vocal works and then almost atonal pulse (more…)
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