The Cosmic Floyd – A Pink Floyd Mix by Mike G

styles:
Progressive rock, ambient rock, psychedelic rock

album sources:
The Early Singles, Saucerful Of Secrets, More, Ummagumma, Atom Heart Mother, Meddle, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall, Momentary Lapse Of Reason.

mix length:
90 minutes

release date:
Compiled & mixed by Mike G at Rubycon Sound, Oct-Dec 2013

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Pink Floyd are the original ambient rock band.

They are the end, and the beginning.

This is the music that got me into ambient sounds. Because of Pink Floyd, Ambient Music Guide exists.

The side of Pink Floyd I love most is psychedelic Floyd: exploratory, mostly instrumental and exquisitely spaced out. The mix is based on an FM radio broadcast I did in 2005 on 2MBS Sydney, but it's been reworked and expanded and draws mostly on the 2011 album remasters. Included are my unique edits and remixes of material from albums like Animals (1977), Wish You Were Here (1975) and A Saucerful Of Secrets (1968).

Skin up, lie back and fly.

You can read AMG's in-depth look at Pink Floyd's recording career here.

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