Articles Tagged 'Pink Floyd'

Beyonce in ‘Lemonade’

The Rise of the Visual Album: How ‘Lemonade’ Stacks Up

The release of Beyoncé‘s Lemonade on Saturday (April 23) has ushered in an era when we talk about “watching” an album, but it’s been a long time coming. Artists have tinkered with the form of the visual album, or music film, since the dawn of pop music. But which were most successful? And how does Bey’s fit in? We […]

Pink Floyd in 1967 (Photo: Keystone Features/Getty Images)

Five Underrated Pink Floyd Songs to Play Loud

It’s a busy time for Pink Floyd fans right now. David Gilmour has a new album Rattle That Lock out on September 18, Roger Waters is simulcasting his film Roger Waters The Wall* at selected U.K. cinemas on September 29, with an added simulcast joint interview with himself and Nick Mason, and he’s promising a […]

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WATCH: Trailer for Tom Stoppard’s ‘Darkside’ Radio Play

Writer Sir Tom Stoppard (Parade’s End, Anna Karenina) pays tribute to the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s album Dark Side of the Moon with his BBC Radio 2 play, called Darkside, voiced by Bill Nighy (About Time), Rufus Sewell (Parade’s End), Adrian Scarborough (Upstairs, Downstairs, Doctor Who) and Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones, Misfits), reports BBC News. […]

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RIP Storm Thorgerson: 10 Of His Best Album Covers

It’s a mark of the strength of vision in the graphic designer Storm Thorgerson’s work – both solo and with the design collective Hipgnosis – that the news of his passing should have created waves of sympathy from rock fans all over the world. The designers of album covers don’t usually get that kind of attention. […]

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(Up To) Eleven Of The Greatest British Rocker T-Shirts

See this pic? That’s Sarah from BBC AMERICA’s Orphan Black rocking a particularly iconic Clash teesh. The kind of teesh you could convincingly pretend you’ve had since you were tiny, after it was handed down by your roadie dad or something. It’s the kind of teesh you wear if you want people to know you […]

The Brit List: The Five Greatest British Albums Of All Time

Should you find yourself overwhelmed with feelings of disgust that, say, Radiator by Super Furry Animals isn’t on this list, don’t blame me, this is the result of a poll conducted by the record shop HMV. They claim it’s in honor of the Queen’s Jubilee, and even set a 60 year time limit on it, […]

Kate Bush Week: Five Great Kate Collaborators

For someone who has the reputation of a musical hermit these days, Kate Bush has a lot of friends and has collaborated on a startling variety of different projects. It’s not just a question of her bussing in performers to garland her songs with strange and wonderful sounds either, she’s been known to accept the […]

News Roundup: Lily Allen Broke James Corden’s Heart

It’s horrible being infatuated, isn’t it? Trying to cross a cavernous divide using only hope and misread clues as a bridge, and all the time wondering whether it’s going to be worth it, whether you’ll get all the way over and then fall into the abyss. It must be ten times harder to go through […]

Pink Floyd Reunite (For One Night Only)

Last night saw a reunion of the surviving three members of Pink Floyd, on stage for the first time since Live 8 in 2005, and seemingly enjoying being in each other’s company once again. The occasion was a Roger Waters solo staging of the band’s hit album (tour and film) “The Wall,” which took place […]

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