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Gilad Atzmon, of the Blockheads: Something Else! Interview

Gilad Atzmon discusses his long tenure with the Blockheads, performing on Pink Floyd’s new album and the folly of so-called jazz education.

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.

Inside Pink Floyd’s 1968 ban from Royal Albert Hall: ‘That didn’t go down at all well’

Inside Pink Floyd’s 1968 ban from Royal Albert Hall: ‘That didn’t go down at all well’

After a particularly raucous performance, Pink Floyd was subsequently banned from the august venue. David Gilmour explains.

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2014 (Rock + Roots): David Crosby, John Oates, Lloyd Cole

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2014 (Rock + Roots): David Crosby, John Oates, Lloyd Cole

David Crosby, John Oates, Robert Plant, Lloyd Cole and Jackson Browne are among those on Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2014 list for rock and roots albums.

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour on taking over for Roger Waters: ‘Not a burden I was particularly relishing’

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour on taking over for Roger Waters: ‘Not a burden I was particularly relishing’

David Gilmour makes some frank admissions about assuming leadership of Pink Floyd after Roger Waters’ acrimonious departure.

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.’

How would Richard Wright react to Pink Floyd’s The Endless River?: ‘I think he would have been thrilled’

How would Richard Wright react to Pink Floyd’s The Endless River?: ‘I think he would have been thrilled’

Pink Floyd’s record-smashing ‘The Endless River’ was built on leftover material from a renaissance era for Richard Wright.

Nick Mason was Pink Floyd’s secret weapon on The Endless River: ‘Nick’s just got a way of playing’

Nick Mason was Pink Floyd’s secret weapon on The Endless River: ‘Nick’s just got a way of playing’

A key figure argues that Pink Floyd’s ‘The Endless River’ might never have been completed without Nick Mason’s presence.

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014): On Second Thought

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014): On Second Thought

This is the post-Roger Waters Pink Floyd album that David Gilmour should have made in the first place — one that reflects his own strengths.

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014)

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014)

We review Pink Floyd’s determinedly uncommercial ‘The Endless River,’ an album that reminds you just how fantastically weird they once were.