david gilmour Archive

Capsule Reviews for February 2024: Reissues

Today I’ll tell you about five albums from the distant past, newly reissued and deserving of your attention. Steve Cropper – With a Little Help from My Friends Guitarist Steve […]

Take 5: Steve Winwood Sessions of Note

Birmingham, England-born multi-instrumentalist Steve Winwood has had a long and acclaimed career: he was only 14 years old when he joined the Spencer Davis Group, scoring hit singles with “Keep […]

No Way Out of Here: The Unicorn Story (Part Two)

Continued from Part One… David Gilmour wasn’t a complete novice in the ways of the studio. Then 27 years old, the guitarist had already co-produced six albums with Pink Floyd; […]

No Way Out of Here: The Unicorn Story (Part One)

Early demo tapes from Unicorn, a country-rock group and protégés of Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour, show that the underappreciated British group had an authentic yet radio-ready sound that should have […]

C&W UK Style: David Gilmour’s Pals Unicorn

Few people remember a British band from the 1970s called Unicorn. Though they never found widespread success, the band recorded four major-label albums. Two and half of those were produced […]

Album Mini-review: David Gilmour — Rattle That Lock

File Next to: Pink Floyd, The Orb One of the knocks – fair or not – on Pink Floyd‘s pair of post-Roger Waters albums (1987’s A Momentary Lapse of Reason […]