Syd Barrett’s silver Fender Esquire guitar with mirrored discs glued to the body was the guitar he was most often associated with and the guitar he “felt most close to.” He used this guitar with Pink Floyd and for his solo albums…. In what seems like a tribute to Syd Barrett, while with The Yardbirds, […]
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We perviously showed you some cool album covers by Oasis, Soundgarden,Weezer, The Strokes and The White Stripes remade using Lego pieces. Well here are some more awesome Lego album cover remakes…
Short clip of David Gilmour playing the goove part of the Pink Floyd song “Echoes.” Bad ass!!!
Check out this cool video of from Amoeba’s Records after Noel Gallagher picked up some music there. Don’t believe Noel, he is not the bass player from Coldplay. He picked up a cool list of stuff… Various Artists Achtung! German Grooves T-Rex – The Slider Can – Anthology 1968-1993 Hawkwind Epoch-Eclipse: Ultimate Best of Hawkwind […]
The inner gatefold Ummagumma art shows separate black and white photos of the band members. Original vinyl editions showed Roger Waters with his first wife, Jude, but she has been cropped out of the picture on most CD editions.
“Ummagumma” is a double album by Pink Floyd, released in 1969 by Harvest and EMI. The album is notable for its artwork, featuring a number of pictures of the band combined together to give a Droste effect. Like several other of the band’s covers, it was designed by Hipgnosis.
The early incarnations of Syd Barrett’s bands went thought several different names. Originally named Sigma 6 he then used the Meggadeaths, the Abdabs and the Screaming Abdabs, Leonard’s Lodgers, and the Spectrum Five, before settling on the Tea Set. Here is the band Tea Set with Barrett, Roger Waters, Bob Klose and Chris Dennis performing at a private party […]
Syd Barrett “left” Pink Floyd in 1968 because of mental illness as a consequence of heavy drug use. But basically, in January 1968, the band just stopped picking him up for rehearsal and David Gilmour began learning all of Barrett’s parts.
Two stuntmen were used Ronnie Rondell and Danny Rogers. Rondell was dressed in a fire-retardant suit covered by a business suit. His head was protected by a hood, underneath a wig.
Pink Floyd released their tenth studio album “Animals” on January 23, 1977. The album’s famous cover of a pig floating between two chimneys at Battersea Power Station was conceived by Roger Waters and photographed on December 2, 1976.