Category Archives: Other Floyd

Review of ‘Is This The Life We Really Want?’

For an ageing voice there’s a lot of it on Life. What does this say about Roger? It certainly makes this another commentary, this time more personal. Roger talks the intro, parts of his poem(s) appear, perhaps a bit out … Continue reading

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More “Here Piggy Piggy Piggy” (The Dark Side of the Pig)

From underneath the pig, Wembley Stadium 14th Sept. 2013: This was Roger’s first (and to be last) show at Wembley Stadium Roger played 4 times solo at the Wembley Arena (Empire Pool) The Floyd (with RW) played 14 times at … Continue reading

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Floydpodcast.com Goes Live For 200th Show

Brain Damage, the definitive Pink Floyd radio show, on floydpodcast.com, goes “live” this weekend to celebrate its 200th show. The Doc goes back to his roots as radio DJ to bring us the exceptional floydpodcast.com live and on the air … Continue reading

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Storm Thorgerson Passed Away Today

The very sad news today that Storm Thorgerson passed away, age 69, having been ill for some time. One of the original Cambridge crew of friends, Storm became of the most sought after graphic designers particular in the music industry. From Hipgnosis … 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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Pig Over Battersea On Immersion Day

“Here Piggy Piggy Piggy…” It was a perfectly grey blotched sky, as per the superimposed album cover, with little breeze at ground level but there was the 30 foot Pig battling winds high up. Held down by, and tethered to, … Continue reading

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Roger Waters The Wall, with David Gilmour

We were lucky enough to be at The O2 tonight for Roger’s The Wall with Dave: The O2 is a great venue, and with the whole of the stage end covered by The Wall and with the sound effects from … Continue reading

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The Doctor and Floydpodcast.com

I was a fit and healthy Floyd fan from a young age. I remember vividly the clear vinyl copy of TDSOTM my Sister had in late 70s (but didn’t know at the time it was a French import). Whilst older … Continue reading

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‘The Return Of The Son Of Nothing’ (aka Echoes)

40 Years Ago Today… On the 1st of May 1971, Pink Floyd visited the Abbey Road studios to record parts for the Meddle album. They were under pressure from EMI to release a new record; indeed EMI released Relics later … Continue reading

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