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Boxed Set Review: Syd Barrett – The Solo Works of Syd Barrett

The life and music of Syd Barrett have long fascinated music buffs. The founder of Pink Floyd, Barrett was its leader, primary songwriter and public face. But less than a […]

Have You Got it Yet? (Part 2 of 2)

Continued from Part One… A musician himself, Bogawa had long been intrigued by Barrett’s life and legend, and held a special fascination for Barrett’s unconventional approach to songwriting. “I had […]

Have You Got it Yet? (Part 1 of 2)

New Film Dispels Myths About Pink Floyd’s Visionary Founder Syd Barrett Syd Barrett is the stuff of legends. The founder of Pink Floyd, Cambridge-born Barrett was also its front man, […]

Take 5: April 1973

In 1973, rock was at its commercial zenith; a good case can be made that it was near its creative peak as well. A look at Billboard’s tally of album […]

Book Review: Pink Floyd: The Animals Tour – A Visual History

With both the recent 45th anniversary of the release of Pink Floyd’s Animals and the reissue of that album in upgraded format, now is the perfect time to revisit the […]

Nick Mason: Demystifying Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’ (Part Two)

Continued from Part One… An Alleged Answer to Punk If only because it was released in 1977, Pink Floyd’s Animals is often hailed as the group’s answer (or reaction) to […]

Nick Mason: Demystifying Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’ (Part One)

On the occasion of Animals’ remix/reissue, Goldmine took the opportunity to chat with drummer Nick Mason – the only musician to have played on every single Pink Floyd release since […]

Five Pink Floyd Songs on the Road to ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’

Back in June, I launched a new feature series on the online version of Goldmine Magazine. Calling it “Take 5,” I took the opportunity to dig into some trivia, share […]

30 Days Out, June 2022 #2: George Clinton, Imij of Soul, Vision Video, Pinkest Floyd

Two tribute bands helping audiences relive the old days in style, one giant of funk, and a new band applying a modern spin to a beloved subgenre. Those are the […]

Music to Your Ears: Pink Floyd’s ‘Obscured by Clouds’

NOTE: This is a live, in-person event and it won’t be live streamed, so it’s primarily of interest to those in or near Asheville NC.) New monthly discussion series takes […]