Monday, November 1 2010
Pink Floyd's ‘Interstellar Overdrive’ was a zeitgeist moment in the development of English pop music, the moment when pop liberated itself from its blues roots.
Monday, June 16 2014
This re-release is a complete and balanced documentary about a rock genius whose contributions proved to be short-lived, yet resonate.
Wednesday, November 10 2010
That Syd Barrett saw his shot at superstardom dissipate into the darkening circles of his bruised brain is more than a little tragic. That we have a soundtrack to some of that dissolution, as both an artistic and human document, is more than a little miraculous.
Thursday, February 23 2006
While not authorized by anyone, this documentary features some great interviews on the music that Pink Floyd's stranger/legend/martyr showed in his brief career.
Tuesday, October 2 2001
If buying a Syd Barrett CD is our electronic equivalent of paying to watch the crazies, what sort of vicarious experience do we hope to get for our $12.99? Whatever we see in Syd probably reveals more about our own delusions than about his.