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‘Great training for rock and roll’: Had Nick Mason not co-founded Pink Floyd, he might have done this

‘Great training for rock and roll’: Had Nick Mason not co-founded Pink Floyd, he might have done this

Nick Mason has been the only constant through Pink Floyd’s many incarnations.

Is this ambient track from Pink Floyd concerts part of the new Endless River album?

Is this ambient track from Pink Floyd concerts part of the new Endless River album?

Their atmospheric, unreleased ‘Big Spliff’ sessions apparently sparked a new project.

‘Astonishingly relevant’: There’s more to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon than its trippy music

‘Astonishingly relevant’: There’s more to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon than its trippy music

A key element to the album continues to resonate, Nick Mason says.

‘Far too good for us’: You know Syd Barrett and David Gilmour; meet Pink Floyd’s forgotten guitarist

‘Far too good for us’: You know Syd Barrett and David Gilmour; meet Pink Floyd’s forgotten guitarist

“He’s a great guitar player,” Nick Mason says. “I’m very fond of him.”

‘There were more names than gigs’: On the history of Pink Floyd, before they were Pink Floyd

‘There were more names than gigs’: On the history of Pink Floyd, before they were Pink Floyd

Best known among the early bands was Sigma 6, with Nick Mason, Rick Wright and Roger Waters.

‘I don’t feel as if it was’: Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason clears up misconception about key Dark Side track

‘I don’t feel as if it was’: Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason clears up misconception about key Dark Side track

Nick Mason was the lone member of the group to appear in every different lineup.

‘It was kind of tragic’: David Gilmour on joining Pink Floyd as his friend Syd Barrett faltered

‘It was kind of tragic’: David Gilmour on joining Pink Floyd as his friend Syd Barrett faltered

After briefly trying a five-man lineup with Barrett, Gilmour admits they “ceased to go pick him up.”

‘The band just took a different route’: Nick Mason on Pink Floyd’s early free-form triumphs with Joe Boyd

‘The band just took a different route’: Nick Mason on Pink Floyd’s early free-form triumphs with Joe Boyd

Boyd met the youthful members of Pink Floyd as owner of London’s first psych-rock space.

‘Lasted fantastically well’: Nick Mason on the Pink Floyd album that changed everything

‘Lasted fantastically well’: Nick Mason on the Pink Floyd album that changed everything

They often quarrelled, but Mason says this was a time of “wanting to achieve the same sort of goal.”

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

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

‘Wish You Were Here’ was a sizeable hit, though that obviously paled to its predecessor.