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.
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.