Pink Floyd was an English rock band that earned recognition for their psychedelic music in the late 1960s, and as they evolved in the 1970s, for their progressive rock music. Pink Floyd's work is marked by the use of philosophical lyrics, sonic experimentation, innovative album cover art, and elaborate live shows. One of rock music's most critically acclaimed and commercially successful acts, the group have sold over 200 million albums worldwide, including 74.5 million certified units in the United States, making them one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
Combining the names of two venerable bluesmen, Pink Anderson and Floyd Councilm, Pink Floyd was formed in 1965, and originall...
On 3 June 2016, Pink Floyd Records will begin the reintroduction of the complete Pink Floyd catalogue on vinyl, making it available for the first time in over two decades, with the release of the first four albums: ‘The Piper at the Gates of Dawn’, ‘A Saucerful of Secrets’, the soundtrack from the film ‘More’ and the 2 LP set ‘Ummagumma’. Special care has been taken to replicate the original packaging, and the first batch of releases, mastered by James Guthrie, Joel Plante and Bernie Grundman, will be pressed on 180gram vinyl for optimum sound quality.
Pink Floyd Records will release further titles from the vinyl catalogue throughout the year, with release dates being announced at regular intervals. In the meantime, all Pink Floyd albums are now available on CD, digital and most streaming platforms.
Friday 6th of May 2016 07:12:59 AM
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Sunday evening, Bristol's Watershed is the host of a screening of Ron Geesin: An Improvised Life, followed by a Q&A with the man himself. Ron, of course, was a key part of the Atom Heart Mother project, amongst other things. Tickets are now available from the venue: <a href="http://www.watershed.co.uk/whatson/7243/an-improvised-life-plus-qa-with-ron-geesin" target="_blank">http://www.watershed.co.uk/whatson/7243/an-improvised-life-plus-qa-with-ron-geesin</a>
Filmic: An Improvised Life plus Q&A with Ron Geesin
Warm profile of the idiosyncratic musician, film composer, and sound sculptor Ron Geesin, best known for his profound orchestral collaboration with Pink Floyd on their first No. 1 album Atom Heart Mother.
Thursday 5th of May 2016 09:30:50 AM