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David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii

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David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii
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David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii

Live at Pompeii is a new live album (there’s accompanying DVD too) from former Pink Floydian David Gilmour. Gilmour brought his 2015-16 tour to this historic Italian venue where Pink Floyd actually played 45 years ago for their Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii (though for that documentary their wasn’t an audience in attendance save for the band’s film crew and roadies).

Opening with the sweet guitar bends of  “5 A.M,” into the acoustic jangle of the Parisian-tinged (complete with João Mello’s saxophone leading) “Faces Of Stone,” Gilmour starts off with stuff from his most ...

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interview with Gavin Elder, director of ‘David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii’ (in theaters this week)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

‘David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii’ screens in 2000 theaters worldwide on September 13, and will be on home video later this month.

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new Pink Floyd ‘Dark Side’ era memoir on the way

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Packed with rare and unseen pics and unbelievably intimate commentary on the state of Floyd at such a pivotal time in their career, the book follows journeys with Roger and Pink Floyd in 1974 and 1975, first with Roger in Greece, and then on the band’s Dark Side of the Moon tour.

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A Long-Awaited, Auspiciously Intense, Stripped-Down New Album from Guitarist Chris Jentsch

Source: New York Music Daily

In keeping with the current paradigm, composer/guitarist Chris Jentsch writes a lot more than he records. But damn, when he records, he makes it count. It’s been eight years since Jentsch’s lavish, epic previous large-ensemble album The Cycles Suite. The one before that, The Brooklyn Suite, is his classic. His debut, The Miami Suite was a blast of sunshine with a hard-to-believe-we’re-all-here-but-let’s-do-it vibe. His latest album, Fractured Pop – streaming at youtube – is a departure, a quartet effort also available in a lush DVD package including “alternate takes, slide show music videos, a high-resolution FLAC file of the audio ...

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Klaus Kinski’s top 10 sonic salves of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“At the end of the day, if you are looking for contemporary suggestions, I’m probably the last person you should ask. But I listen to music. I love the music I love. Here are 10 sonic elements that kept me going through 2016 (though, only a few are actually from 2016).” – Klaus.

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PBS series ‘Soundbreaking’ explores recorded music; Brian Eno preps new LP

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

‘Soundbreaking’ also features Rick Rubin, the late George Martin, Nigel Godrich, Don Was, Paul Epworth, Paul McCartney, Geoff Emerick, Peter Asher, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Wonder, Bon Iver, St Vincent, and more.

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Pink Floyd reissuing/remastering complete studio catalog on vinyl

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Even though I am one of Pink Floyd‘s most ardent fans , I have always been vexed and somewhat dubious about the many reissues and remasters they’ve managed to squeeze out of their 50 year career. My vexation came to a head back in 2011 when they announced their aptly titled WHY

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XPN MusicNotes: See Suzanne Vega’s letter from Prince, watch David Gilmour’s “Purple Rain” tribute

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega has shared a handwritten letter that she received from Prince after she released here critically acclaimed hit “Luka” in 1987.

“Dearest Suzanne, Luka is the most compelling piece of music I’ve heard in a long time. There are no words 2 tell u all the things I feel when I hear it.

I thank God 4 u.   -Prince”


David Gilmour paid tribute to Prince during his concert in London Sunday night. Check out Gilmour’s mashup of “Comfortably Numb” and “Purple Rain” below.

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it’s a Pink Floyd NYC takeover with David Gilmour shows, a “special guest” event, Brit Floyd & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As a lifelong Pink Floyd fanatic who once boasted one of the USA’s largest Pink Floyd and Pink Floyd-related memorabilia collections before having to sell it off piece by piece on eBay because of rent/cost of living, I’m pretty chuffed to remind anyone reading this that from Friday April 8 through Tuesday April 12 New York City will play host to an insane amount of Pink Floyd-related events…

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XPN MusicNotes: Watch David Gilmour summon Pink Floyd on Kimmel, hear new music from Mazzy Star’s Hope Sandoval and more

Source: The Key (WXPN)

XPN MusicNotes: Watch David Gilmour summon Pink Floyd on Kimmel, hear new music from Mazzy Star’s Hope Sandoval and more

David Gilmour on Kimmel | still from video

David Gilmour was feeling his Pink Floyd roots last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live as he performed “Wish You Were Here.” Watch below, along with his new “Rattle That Lock.”

Mazzy Star’s Hope Sandoval has another album from her other band ready for lift-off. Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions is getting ready to put out their 1st new first album in 7 years-  the lead single of which, is a song called: “Isn’t It True.” The track will come out on Record Store Day on April 6th. The upcoming, as-yet-untitled album ...

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You Mean That Really Wasn’t Pink Floyd at B.B King’s Last Night?

Source: New York Music Daily

If B.B. King’s wasn’t sold out last night, it was close to capacity. The crowd was multi-generational: there were at least two tables with grandparents, parents and grandchildren. Dads with college-age daughters were everywhere, and there was a lot of Spanish being spoken: south of the US-Mexico border, art-rock never went into eclipse. Many of those concertgoers spent part of the set with their eyes closed, which made sense. Without watching the band onstage, it was as if Pink Floyd was up there. That good.

Since the 80s, the Machine have made a living on the road playing the complete ...

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You Mean That Really Wasn’t Pink Floyd at B.B King’s Last Night?

Source: New York Music Daily

If B.B. King’s wasn’t sold out last night, it was close to capacity. The crowd was multi-generational: there were at least two tables with grandparents, parents and grandchildren. Dads with college-age daughters were everywhere, and there was a lot of Spanish being spoken: south of the US-Mexico border, art-rock never went into eclipse. Many of those concertgoers spent part of the set with their eyes closed, which made sense. Without watching the band onstage, it was as if Pink Floyd was up there. That good.

Since the 80s, the Machine have made a living on the road playing the complete ...

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Cult Favorite Italian Art-Rock Band Rises From the Grave

Source: New York Music Daily

Today’s Halloween album is the video game kind. The original Goblin, one of Italy’s best-known art-rock bands from the 70s, are best remembered for their horror film soundtracks, most notably Dawn of the Dead. Goblin Rebirth pick up where that band left off, with a new album streaming at Bandcamp.

After a brief early-zeros reunion by the original band (whose lineup was always in a state of flux, more or less) Goblin Rebirth got their start playing rarer archival repertoire, and soon found themselves writing new material. Stormy clouds of synth! Soaring, snapping, trebly bass! Big, dramatic drums! ...

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Cult Favorite Italian Art-Rock Band Rises From the Grave

Source: New York Music Daily

Today’s Halloween album is the video game kind. The original Goblin, one of Italy’s best-known art-rock bands from the 70s, are best remembered for their horror film soundtracks, most notably Dawn of the Dead. Goblin Rebirth pick up where that band left off, with a new album streaming at Bandcamp.

After a brief early-zeros reunion by the original band (whose lineup was always in a state of flux, more or less) Goblin Rebirth got their start playing rarer archival repertoire, and soon found themselves writing new material. Stormy clouds of synth! Soaring, snapping, trebly bass! Big, dramatic drums! ...

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XPN MusicNotes: David Gilmour covers The Beatles, Velvet Underground reissue includes 1970 Philly show from Second Fret & Watch Beck & St. Vincent join Taylor Swift on-stage

Source: The Key (WXPN)

musictour.euPink Floyd goes the way of the Beatles as David Gilmour sings a cover of “Here, There and Everywhere.” David Gilmour recorded a cover of the Beatles ballad “Here, There and Everywhere” with his son Joe, for Mojo magazine’s David … Continued

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XPN MusicNotes: Surprise free Wilco album released, Massive Queen boxed-set coming, and Listen to new David Gilmour song.

Source: The Key (WXPN)

consequenceofsound.netWilco has surprised just about everybody with the free-downloadable release of brand new album called “Star Wars!” The first single form Wilco’s new “Star Wars” album is “Random Name Generator.” The album features 11 original songs and it’s Free to … Continued

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: The Ramones’ “Marky Ramone’s Memoir,” Watch Florence & The Machine perform new songs, & David Gilmour preps new album

Source: The Key (WXPN)

markyramoneMarky Ramone’s autobiography about his life with the Ramones is out. “Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone” tells the story of the legendary NY punk rock band through the eyes of drummer Marky Ramone. (He was Mark Bell … Continued

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Some Possible Context for the New Pink Floyd Album

Source: New York Music Daily

Imagine that you didn’t know who David Gilmour and Richard Wright are – and if you don’t, you will soon. The former, an icon of improvised music; the latter devoted to meticulously composed soundscapes. An unlikely pair of collaborators considering their backgrounds, wouldn’t you say?

Sometime in the early 90s, the two find themselves together in the studio and jam out a series of themes. Sounds pretty avant garde, doesn’t it? Twenty years go by: meanwhile, the session sits, unedited, in a vault at a once-dominant record label, whose global sales fall to about one-fifth of what they were when ...

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Sean Noonan Conjures Up More Menacing Magic

Source: New York Music Daily

A pavee is an Irish Tinker, a member of the nomadic tribe who’ve spread culture, repair and reinvention across the Emerald Isle for centuries. Drummer Sean Noonan saw a connection between those travelers and what the band he’d pulled together for his latest album was doing during their lone rehearsal for it, so he was inspired to name Pavees Dance, his collection of darkly surrealistic, shapeshifting, highly improvised art-rock mini-epics, after them. The band also happens to be well-traveled: Aram Bajakian, Lou Reed’s last lead player, who might just be the most exciting guitarist in any style of music right now; ...

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