Archive for the 'Pink Floyd' Category

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Lifted from a 1977 collection known as Discoballs: A Tribute to Pink Floyd, Rosebud was a French studio project featuring a number of notable players (composer Gabriel Yared, Magma’s Jannick Top and Claude Engel), bent on reinterpreting eight Pink Floyd tracks in the vein of “disco”. Emphasis on parentheses, as the results skew more toward […]

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

While the limited release (1000 copies only) and ensuing display of capitalism in excelsis in the immediate resale on the collectors market, the one thing that’s certain is that there is a massive outpouring of interest in these early recordings of the nascent Pink Floyd. I try to stay far away from the negative web […]

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

Forget for a moment, if you will, Pink Floyd’s tendency towards the cosmic. By this I mean the epic flights into overdrive and sci-fi ambience we know so well. Despite the much-remarked-upon Barrett whimsy, it was this (anti-)gravitational pull that got them from “Astronomy Domine” to “Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun”, […]

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

The Wall. Bloated and self-indulgent, yet near perfect in its execution. Though I was only 4 years old when Pink Floyd first executed its extensive stage show in 1980, the concept album’s legacy began to pervade my consciousness as soon as the beginning of middle school. It was then that I first began noticing the […]

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

I happened upon this the other day and bookmarked it.  If you (like me) have a jones for the early Floyd, with a serious appreciation for Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, then I just made your day and/or week.  Alright, off to watch it again. Download: MP3: Pink Floyd :: Echoes ————– Amazon: Pink Floyd […]

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Pink Floyd :: Peel Session (BBC Radio, July 16th 1970) Download: MP3: Pink Floyd :: Introduction by John Peel MP3: Pink Floyd :: Embryo MP3: Pink Floyd :: Fat Old Sun MP3: Pink Floyd :: Green Is The Color MP3: Pink Floyd :: Careful With That Axe Eugene MP3: Pink Floyd :: If MP3: Pink […]

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

In honor of the life and work of filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni, (September 29, 1912 – July 30, 2007), here is a re-post, from last year, of a batch of tracks from the bootleg Zabriskie Point sessions. Rest in peace. — When Radiohead’s Ok Computer was released, one of the finest and most appropriate appraisals was […]