How do you reason with two guys who once went to court over the artistic ownership of a big rubber pig? That was Bob Ezrin’s mission when he agreed to co-produce Pink Floyd’s The Wall with guitarist David Gilmour and bassist/vocalist Roger Waters. The legendary tensions between the two feuding Floyds came to a head during sessions for The Wall in 1979 — which was why Ezrin was called in.
Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour made a rare appearance Saturday night at a Bombay Bicycle Club show at London's Earls Court. First Gilmour played lap steel guitar on Bombay Bicycle Club's "Rinse Me Down"; then he picked up his guitar and performed Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here" live for the first time in more than two years, NME reports.
Pink Floyd's new album, The Endless River, is available pretty much everywhere as of today. In honor of the release, Pink Floyd have posted the official music video for a track off the new album, "Louder Than Words."
Here we have two musical titans teaming up for a moving rendition of a Pink Floyd standard. It’s Roger Waters with Eric Clapton performing Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here.” The clip was originally broadcasted during an NBC fundraising program to benefit those effected by the December 26, 2004 tsunami that struck the Indian Ocean region.
Pink Floyd have premiered another song from their new album, The Endless River, ahead of its November 10 release. You can hear "Allons-y (1)" below, via Spotify. Like a lot of The Endless River, the song is instrumental.
The Endless River, Pink Floyd's new and final album, will be released November 10. To advance and promote its release, the two-man band has been posting brief videos that shed light on the recording and writing process.
Pink Floyd have released a 30-second trailer for their new album, The Endless River. You can check it out below. The clip, which was posted today via the band's social media outlets, features 30 seconds of instrumental music highlighted by David Gilmour's signature Strat sound.
Catch a rare inside glimpse of one of the world's most revered guitarists, David Gilmour, and his iconic Black Stratocaster. Pink Floyd: The Black Strat was written by Phil Taylor, Gilmour's personal guitar technician and the band's chief backline tech since 1974. He was the only man to know Pink Floyd's equipment better than the band.
What, exactly, is a headphone album? Well, the definition changes depending on who you are. For audiophiles, a headphone album is a work that is so exquisitely recorded that it demands that you have to listen to each beautifully recorded note under a sonic microscope. Something like Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue fits that bill.