Tag Archives: Roger Waters

Racquet Club and Chris Broach’s SNST list their top LPs of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As the year winds down, we’ve been asking some artists what their favorite albums of 2017 were, and here’s two more lists from two acts who come from ’90s emo.

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Life of Agony’s Mina Caputo lists her top 10 albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Life of Agony had been making a comeback over the past few years, and this year they returned with A Place Where There’s No More Pain. It was their first album in 12 years…

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Amanda Palmer takes on Trump in video for Pink Floyd cover, playing NYE in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Amanda Palmer and frequent collaborator Jherek Bischoff have released a cover of Pink Floyd‘s “Mother,” along with a powerful music video. Amanda also plays a New Year’s Eve show in NYC.

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MOJO’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Best of the Year Season continues, having begun last week with Rough Trade Shops’ list

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Roger Waters & Brian Eno respond to Nick Cave’s Israel show press conference

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Nick thinks this is about censorship of his music? What? Nick, with all due respect, your music is irrelevant to this issue, so is mine, so is Brian Eno’s so is Beethoven’s, this isn’t about music, it’s about human rights.” – Roger Waters.

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Nick Cave’s Israel show protested by Roger Waters, Thurston Moore, Tunde Adebimpe, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Roger Waters, Thurston Moore, TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe and more have signed an open letter protesting Nick Cave’s upcoming shows in Tel Aviv.

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Roger Waters wrapped up his two-night stand at Barclays Center (review, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Roger Waters wrapped up his two-night Brooklyn residency at Barclays Center with a nearly three-hour long set on Tuesday night (9/12) that was as career-spanning and politically scathing as it was utterly instagrammable.

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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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Roger Waters addressed 9/11 anniversary @ 1st Barclays show (pics, setlist, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In other news My Morning Jacket’s Ben Koster has temporarily joined Roger’s band on keyboards. Roger Waters plays Barclays Center again tonight as part of his “Us + Them” tour.

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Roger Waters criticizes Radiohead’s Israel show again in new interview

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Adding to the seemingly never-ending drama, Roger Waters, in a new interview with Russia Today, has accused Radiohead of supporting Israel’s government by playing that show in Tel Aviv a few weeks back…

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Best Weekend Ever: The Districts, Roger Waters, Valley Queen

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured photo by Sarah Rudderow.

Best Weekend Ever: The Districts, Roger Waters, Valley Queen

 

Thursday 8/10:

R&B singer-songwriter August Alsina is performing tonight at the TLA. He’s come a long way from his New Orleans start, with huge collaborations with Trinidad James and Nicki Minaj. Tickets are available here.

 

Friday 8/11:

Due to popular demand, Khalid‘s sold out show at the TLA has been moved to The Fillmore to allow more fans to get in to the show. His debut album American Teen was released this past March and it is on fire, charting anywhere and everywhere. Resale tickets are available here.

 

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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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Newport Folk Festival Sunday pics (John Prine, Roger Waters, Pinegrove, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Newport Folk Festival wrapped up on Sunday with lots of guests, covers, and collaborations. John Prine, Suzanne Vega, Dr. Dog, John Paul White, Rhiannon Giddens, Whitney, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Michael Kiwanuka, Margaret Glaspy, Pinegrove, and others played the final day of this year’s festival….

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John Prine closed out Newport Folk Fest with Roger Waters & more (watch)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

John Prine closed out the 2017 edition of Newport Folk Festival with a guest filled set, including appearances from Roger Waters, Justin Vernon, Jim James, Lucius, Margo Price, and Nathaniel Rateliff.

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Michael Stipe “stands with” Radiohead playing Israel (Roger Waters still doesn’t)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The R.E.M. frontman says: “I stand with Radiohead and their decision to perform. Let’s hope a dialogue continues, helping to bring the occupation to an end and lead to a peaceful solution.”

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Monterey Pop screenings, photo exhibit & more Summer of Love stuff

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Catch the restored documentary in a theater near you, head to Morrison Hotel Gallery to check out a photo exhibit, and read a recap of a recent Q&A with D.A. Pennebaker. Also: watch Michelle Phillips play “California Dreamin'” at Monterey Pop 50 with The Head and the Heart.

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1967’s best rock bands still touring (The Who, Dead, Beatles, Clapton, Floyd, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A companion guide to our list of the 50 Best Psychedelic Rock Albums of the Summer of Love. Catch one of the many great artists still playing clubs and stadiums in 2017….

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Roger Waters began two-night stand at LA’s Staples Center (pics, videos)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Roger Waters is currently on his “Us+Them” Tour in support of his new solo album, Is This the Life We Really Want. Last night’s LA show included songs from that album, Pink Floyd classics, and tons of anti-Trump imagery…

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The 50 best psychedelic rock albums of the Summer of Love

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Monterey Pop Fest and the Summer of Love, here are the 50 best psychedelic rock records of 1967, from Jefferson Airplane to Love to the Bee Gees to Pink Floyd to Donovan, and yes, The Beatles.

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Roger Waters: Is This the Life We Really Want?

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Roger Waters: Is This the Life We Really Want?Roger Waters
Is This the Life We Really Want?
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Roger Waters: Is This the Life We Really Want?

It has taken nearly a quarter of a century for Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters to give us Is This the Life We Really Want? Was it worth the wait?

“When We Were Young,” a layered spoken piece opens into the sardonic “Déjà Vu” revealing an acoustic/piano/orchestra mix reminiscent of Waters’ last Floyd album, The Final Cut.

“Picture That,” is the first real rocker, trading strings for swirling synth leads, with flumping bass and drummer, Joey Waronker’s laid back beat. The title track begins with a Trump “I ...

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New Music Releases: Roger Waters, Halsey, The War On Drugs and More Release New Tunes

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Erik F. Brandsborg

Our favorite day of the week is here and we can’t be more excited. From old favorites and new loves, we have a mezcla of new tunes ready for your music collection.

New Singles to Jam to

Offa Rex, “Blackleg Miner”

The psychedelic-folk collab (The Decemberists and Olivia Chaney) Offa Rex have released their latest single from their forthcoming album The Queen of Hearts (out July 14). Get a taste of what’s to come below!

Miranda Lambert, “Tin Man (Unplugged)”

Watch as country songbird Miranda Lambert strips down her hit song “Tin ...

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Roger Waters’ new LP ‘Is This the Life We Really Want’: a review by Pink Floyd’s biggest fan

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“If this were to end up the final Roger Waters album, it would not only serve as a blazing final word, but with its nods to his past musical exploits, it’d wrap up his recorded career perfectly.”

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Roger Waters’ “US+Them” tour underway (pics ++ setlists from Kansas City & Louisville)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Roger Waters’ new tour is a spectacle of sight and sound (and nearly 20 Pink Floyd songs), with a band includes Jess & Holly of Lucius, Jonathan Wilson, and Beck drummer Joey Waronker. The tour hits the East Coast this fall.

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