News featuring Pink Floyd

The following news stories mention Pink Floyd. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 6 hours ago.

’14 Sep 18 Thu

Thursday 18th September

  • John Peel Archive releases first streamable "record box," curated by Pink Floyd/Nick Drake producer Joe Boyd (listen)

    Legendary BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel is renowned for introducing thousands of ears to the sounds of psych, prog-rock, punk, reggae and hip-hop and amassed quite a collection of records before his sudden death in October, 2004. (A lot of them are by The Fall.) The John Peel Archive has been working to document the massive personal collection of over 20,000 LPs and over 40,000 singles over the past few years and have now posted the first of six curated Record Box collections delving deeper into what's on the shelves.

    The first mixtape-style collection is curated by producer Joe Boyd, who's worked with Pink Floyd, Fairport Convention, Nick Drake and, recently, Robyn Hitchcock. Boyd pulled over 20 records including several of the bands he worked with as well as groundbreaking material from Bob Dylan, (an original test-pressing of the legendary Demo White Label!), Tomorrow's psych classic "My White Bicycle," the Talking…

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’14 Sep 16 Tue

Tuesday 16th September

’14 Sep 15 Mon

Monday 15th September

  • Susan Boyle’s Sixth Album ‘Hope’, North American Tour Announced For October

    Yes, it’s true — you literally blinked, and Susan Boyle is now onto her sixth album in five years. A follow-up to last year’s holiday offering Home For Christmas, the 53-year-old Scot’s upcoming LP Hope is described as “an incredible album of inspiration[al] songs” that features “breathtaking renditions of Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ […]

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’14 Sep 12 Fri

Friday 12th September

  • 'Men, Women & Children,' 'While We're Young' and 'Ned Rifle' Lead Our All-TIFF Film Roundup

    The 39th annual Toronto International Film Festival may be coming to a close at the end of this weekend, but that doesn't mean we've stopped reviewing films at this year's festival. Look below to find reviews of a few of the films we've checked out so far, and don't forget to visit our TIFF 2014 section for even more festival coverage.

    First up is Men, Women & Children, the new film from frequently TIFF-selected filmmaker Jason Reitman. The film finds Reitman going back to basics and exploring the ensemble-based dramedies of his early career. But does it reach the same heights as pictures like Thank You for Smoking and Juno? Read on to find out.

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Monday 8th September

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Sunday 7th September

’14 Sep 3 Wed

Wednesday 3rd September

  • Power Station from Pink Floyd's 'Animals' to Become Luxury Development

    The iconic cover of Pink Floyd's 1977 album Animals depicts the Battersea Power Station, a massive coal-fired facility in London. The building has been unused for the last 30 years, but new plans will see it become home to retail space, offices and high-end villas. CNN reports [via Consequence of Sound] that, under these plans, the building's distinctive shell will be preserved. The four chimneys will be taken down due to degrading concrete, but they will be rebuilt; two of them will be energy flues, another will be hollow with a glass roof, and the remaining one will have...Read More

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  • Power station depicted on Pink Floyd’s Animals cover to become luxury housing

    The album dealt with themes of Britain's social-political and economic inequality in the late 1970s.

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’14 Sep 2 Tue

Tuesday 2nd September

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