Author Archives: The Curator

Dark Side Voices & Original Question Cards

40 years ago today… The now infamous voices were added to the final mix of the album, this week, from 22nd January 1973. Up to December 1972, Dark Side had progressed to a near final state, in clear phases of … Continue reading

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100 Days To Go!…

There are now only 100 days to go until Dark Side is 40 years old in March 2013. From the release dates of the original vinyl LP: US release: 10 March 1973, UK release: 24 March 1973 (So 114 days to go … Continue reading

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Happy 30th Birthday CDs! (The full but brief history of CDs)

30 years ago today, on October 1st 1982, the first commercial CD was released alongside the first CD player. The album with the distinction of being the first marked CD digital release was “52nd Street” by Billy Joel (35DP-1), the … Continue reading

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TDSOTM40 On Twitter

Part of ‘throwing the net wide’ TDSOTM40 is on Twitter: follow us!, and we’ll be able to more quickly get updates out to you on progress with findings on Floyd at the Dome…  

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The 1972 Brighton Dome Shows

Hey You! Calling all Floyd fans: if you’d like to know more about the debut of The Dark Side Of The Moon, or simply relive any of the 3 Dome shows from ’72, please give us your support. DS40 is … Continue reading

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250 And Counting…

There are 250 days to go until The Dark Side Of The Moon turns 40 years old in March 2013. These were the release dates of the original vinyl LP: US release: 10 March 1973, UK release: 24 March 1973 (So 264 … Continue reading

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Dark Side Breathes

40 years ago today… 20th November 1971. The Breathe riff heard for the first time during Embryo in November ’71… It was the last night of Pink Floyd’s fifth tour of the United States. It had been a ’27 shows in … Continue reading

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500 Days And Counting…

There are now 500 days to go until The Dark Side Of The Moon turns 40 years old in March 2013. These were the release dates of the original vinyl LP: US release: 10 March 1973, UK release: 24 March 1973 (So … Continue reading

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Pink Floyd Live At Pompeii

40 years ago this week… Pink Floyd had traveled to Naples by plane to record live footage for Pink Floyd Live At Pompeii. Inspired by Adrian Maben, the first version ran for one hour and was released in September 1972. … Continue reading

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The Dark Side Of The Moon Immersion Makes UK #11

And did it make it? (drum roll…) No. The Dark Side Of The Moon still hasn’t been #1 in the UK. The release this week (on the 26th September 2011) of the Remaster copy, the Experience, and the Immersion was … Continue reading

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