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The Concept Album As a Performative Genre
9 Nov 2014 // 9:20 PM
Pink Floyd’s concept album The Wall is a key example of an artwork that the studies of the musical theatre are missing out.
Why Not Pink Floyd?
10 Nov 2011 // 4:00 PM
Pink Floyd is perhaps the first truly underground band that cultivated a sound that was too remarkable to remain obscure. They willed themselves to be huge, and their influence is undiminished today.
Pink Floyd: The Prog Rock Archetype
7 May 2013 // 6:30 PM
Although they became hugely successful, Pink Floyd championed a type of integrity that seems uniquely associated with progressive rock: they never imitated anyone else or copied their own previous efforts.
The Cinematic Experience of Roger Waters' 'The Wall Live'
4 Sep 2012 // 6:10 PM
Almost synonymous with the name Pink Floyd, The Wall went from an idea to an operatic concept album to a multimedia concert experience to a full length movie to a post-Floyd concert special at the Berlin Wall itself and back to the stage as Roger Waters brought his concert tour The Wall Live to the world.
David Gilmour and Polly Samson Take LA by Musical and Literary Storm
8 Apr 2016 // 5:30 AM
With Gilmour playing his first American shows in a decade, seen here at the Hollywood Bowl, there was a rare opportunity for the couple to appear together to discuss their collaborations.
The Vivid Walls That Surround Us All
30 Nov 2015 // 9:30 PM
This Blu-ray release of Roger Waters' staging of Pink Floyd's magnum opus has copious bonus materials.
Counterbalance: Pink Floyd's 'Wish You Were Here'
22 May 2015 // 5:00 AM
Come in here, dear boy, have a cigar. You're gonna go far, just like the 207th most acclaimed album of all time, Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here.
Counterbalance No. 140: Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'
30 Aug 2013 // 1:00 AM
Hey you. Yes, you behind the bikesheds. How can you have any pudding if you don't listen to the 140th most acclaimed album of all time? Pink Floyd's magnum opus is this week's Counterbalance, so settle in and feel the warm thrill of confusion.
All in all, it’s more bricks in ‘The Wall’
24 May 2012 // 4:35 AM
LOS ANGELES — When Pink Floyd first took its concept album “The Wall” to the concert stage more than three decades ago, even lead singer and
Roger Waters unveils Pink Floyd channel for Sirius XM
21 May 2012 // 4:34 AM
LOS ANGELES — In advance of his performance of “The Wall” on Saturday at the Los Angeles Coliseum, British rocker Roger Waters stopped in on veteran