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Nick Mason goes inside Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here: ‘We were a bit burnt out’

Nick Mason goes inside Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here: ‘We were a bit burnt out’

Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ arrived on Sept. 12, 1975 after a lengthy, very difficult period of creative inertia, Nick Mason says.

Nick Mason on the moment Pink Floyd became Pink Floyd: ‘We sort of really did transition’

Nick Mason on the moment Pink Floyd became Pink Floyd: ‘We sort of really did transition’

Pink Floyd didn’t finally begin its journey toward the platinum-selling group we all know until years after its founding. Nick Mason can tell you when.

Carmine Appice discusses his surprise turn on a Pink Floyd record: ‘It blew me away’

Carmine Appice discusses his surprise turn on a Pink Floyd record: ‘It blew me away’

Nick Mason is the only member of Pink Floyd to have appeared on each of the group’s studio project – but he didn’t play drums on every song.

Nick Mason is still disappointed Pink Floyd’s not on tour: ‘It would be nice if we could do it’

Nick Mason is still disappointed Pink Floyd’s not on tour: ‘It would be nice if we could do it’

David Gilmour nixed the idea of touring behind Pink Floyd’s ‘The Endless River’ early on and, in time, Nick Mason has come to understand why.

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd leftovers are scarce now: ‘There weren’t very many discards’

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd leftovers are scarce now: ‘There weren’t very many discards’

There won’t be more ‘Endless River’-style explorations of additional unheard Pink Floyd songs for future albums. Nick Mason explains why.

Nick Mason’s favorite Pink Floyd song might surprise you: ‘It’s beautiful, and so different’

Nick Mason’s favorite Pink Floyd song might surprise you: ‘It’s beautiful, and so different’

Nick Mason doesn’t pick one of Pink Floyd’s better-known radio favorites, like “Another Brick in the Wall,” “Money” or “Wish You Were Here.”

Nick Mason wasn’t so sure about Pink Floyd: ‘Plan B for when the music failed’

Nick Mason wasn’t so sure about Pink Floyd: ‘Plan B for when the music failed’

Most likely know the core group that became Pink Floyd met at architecture school. But did you know Nick Mason began with a confirmed exit plan?

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason says iTunes is over; here’s what he’s listening to now

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason says iTunes is over; here’s what he’s listening to now

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason, one of the most vocal critics of U2’s iTunes gambit, says he’s seen the future of music on the internet. It just needs more users.

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason doesn’t count Ringo Starr as a hero: ‘I wanted to be something a bit wilder’

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason doesn’t count Ringo Starr as a hero: ‘I wanted to be something a bit wilder’

Asked about his influences, Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason quickly names Ginger Baker and Keith Moon — but stops short when Ringo Starr’s name surfaces.

Pink Floyd’s ugly split hasn’t soured Nick Mason on Roger Waters: ‘Still one of my oldest, dearest friends’

Pink Floyd’s ugly split hasn’t soured Nick Mason on Roger Waters: ‘Still one of my oldest, dearest friends’

Roger Waters once replaced his school-age chum Nick Mason with another drummer, during the contentious sessions for Pink Floyd’s ‘The Final Cut.’

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