The Barn's Pink Floyd Week marches on. Just for fun, we're offering a mystery recording to see if music fans can identify where it comes from just by listening. I think the answer will surprise you.
While listening, see if you can get a feel for the circumstance of this recording. Think of the timeframe / place / personnel / songs / albums that you associated with this sound and you might just get a clue. Or not! Listen and click the button below for the answer.
Pretty trippy, eh?
[toggle title_open="The Mystery Jam - It's From A Grateful Dead Rehearsal!" title_closed="Click To Reveal The Mystery" hide="yes" border="yes" style="default" excerpt_length="0" read_more_text="Read More" read_less_text="Read Less" include_excerpt_html="no"]Okay, so this was kind of a bait-and-switch. This recording was not Pink Floyd at all -- it was none other than the good ole Grateful Dead (or at least Brent and a few other members... it's not immediately clear who else is on this recording) taken from a rehearsal in 1983!
I was immediately reminded of mid-70's, Wish You Were Here era Floyd when I heard this and couldn't help but remark how little of this sound actually made it to the Dead's stage in '83. Lots of interesting sounds from Brent. I guess we can just listen to this entire rehearsal (via archive.org) and imagine what might have been.[/toggle]