Watch a trippy, alien-filled animation by the director of Yellow Submarine

After finishing his work on the Beatles' Yellow Submarine, director and animator George Dunning made a surreal science fiction short, 1970's Moon Rock. Turn on this 10-minute cartoon in which an astronaut encounters the strange creatures of a bizarre alien world, and let yourself get swept up in its peculiar dream-like logic.


[via Cartoon Brew]


Sound by Ron Geesin—the same year he was co-composing the "Atom Heart Mother Suite" with Pink Floyd for their pastoral psychedelic experimental album of the same name.

For anyone who's interested in trivia like that.