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Pink Floyd Greek style, with added John Coltrane!

Voodoo Drummer
(Image credit: Voodoo Drummer)

Take some classic early Pink Floyd, in this case Set The Control For The Heart of The Sun, from 1968's second album Saucerful Of Secrets, throw in some greek 7/8 drumming rhythm, and then layer over the melody line from jazz great John Coltrane's A Love Supreme. You can listen to this musical concoction below.

"It’s an experimental, instrumental version of Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun (by Roger Waters), where tubular bells, cello and musical saw prevail," explains Voodoo Drummer, the man behind this new mash up. "In this original 7/8 rhythm Waters’ melody mixed with the theme of John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme."

Joining Voodoo Drummer is Adrian Stout from The Tiger Lillies on musical saw, Stavros Parginos on cello and Tasas Papapanos on bass.

You can find out more about Voodoo Drummer here.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.