Mr. Mojo Risin’: The Story of L.A. Woman'” is the story of the making of the Doors’ last album with Jim Morrison “L.A. Woman”. April of 2011 marked the 40th anniversary of the album’s release and this new DVD/Blu-Ray from Eagle Rock Entertainment goes into detail of how the album came about, its recording and what was happening to the band at the time. The story is told through new interviews with the three surviving Doors: Ray Manzarek, Robbie Krieger and John Densmore plus contributions from Jac Holzman, founder of their label Elektra Records, Bill Siddons, who was their manager, Bruce Botnick, engineer and co-producer of the album and others associated with the Doors at this time. The show includes archive footage of the Doors performing both live and in the studio, classic photographs and new musical demonstrations from the Doors. Check out a promo:
The Doors are asking you to create a logo for 2012, which is ‘The Year of The Doors.’ The band want you to be inspired to create a logo that represents the band and incorporates the original Doors logo. Develop a clean and simple logo design that is as iconic as the band itself.
2012 proves to be an exciting year for the Doors with a series of new releases. The 40th Anniversary Edition of L.A. Woman will be released, in addition to the documentary mentioned above about the recording of the original album, Mr. Mojo Risin’ on January 24. On February 16, Hyundai Velostar will present Re:Generation, in which Skrillex teamed up with members of The Doors to write new music. Several iconic concerts from the band will be released in the Spring and Summer, as well as an incredible app surveying the history of the band which will be available from Rhino Entertainment in the Fall.
Check out the logo entries so far here.
There will be a special screening of ‘Mr. Mojo Risin’ at The Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Blvd., in Hollywood CA. on January 20th at 7:30 pm. Following the screening there will be a discussion with Jim Ladd, Jac Holtzman and other special guests. Get more details here.