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In defense of Roger Waters’ oft-derided, over-the-top Radio K.A.O.S.

In defense of Roger Waters’ oft-derided, over-the-top Radio K.A.O.S.

Roger Waters’ ‘Radio K.A.O.S,’ released on June 15, 1987, was defined by a tangled narrative and plasticine production. Here’s why we like it, anyway.

Roger Waters discusses the Beatles’ impact on Pink Floyd: ‘There was a value in that freedom’

Roger Waters discusses the Beatles’ impact on Pink Floyd: ‘There was a value in that freedom’

Pink Floyd recorded its 1967 debut just one studio over from the Beatles at Abbey Road. But Roger Waters says that’s where the similarities end.

Roger Waters and Pink Floyd came to a grinding halt with didactic Final Cut

Roger Waters and Pink Floyd came to a grinding halt with didactic Final Cut

Released this week in 1983, ‘The Final Cut’ represented the novelization of Pink Floyd, its songs reduced to infrastructure for Roger Waters’ narratives.

Performance of Pink Floyd’s ‘Comfortably Numb’ almost went terribly wrong: ‘I could feel the wall moving’

Performance of Pink Floyd’s ‘Comfortably Numb’ almost went terribly wrong: ‘I could feel the wall moving’

Dave Kilminster had more to worry about than helping to recreate a Pink Floyd classic during Roger Waters’ epic presentation of ‘The Wall.’

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.’

Pink Floyd, “Louder Than Words” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Pink Floyd, “Louder Than Words” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

We review the elegiac, deeply moving “Louder Than Words,” as Pink Floyd finally puts to rest old arguments.

Roger Waters is still not in Pink Floyd: ‘This is not rocket science, people’

Roger Waters is still not in Pink Floyd: ‘This is not rocket science, people’

Roger Waters left Pink Floyd almost 30 years ago. But their new album has led to new questions about his involvement in the group.

One Track Mind: Marianne Faithfull, “Sparrows Will Sing” from Give My Love To London (2014)

One Track Mind: Marianne Faithfull, “Sparrows Will Sing” from Give My Love To London (2014)

Faithfull’s take on a Roger Waters song finds new depths of emotion.

‘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.