Tagged: Rare

Storm Thorgerson and David Gilmour [Pic: Jill Furmanovsky]

The Development of Pink Floyd’s Large Rock Sound Systems: Volume 3 Out Now

Chris Hewitt from Cheshire, England, has the UK’s largest collection of Vintage audio equipment has has been documenting his experience with the development of large rock sound systems over the past few years in a 3 volume set of books. This includes the various stages of development of Pink Floyd’s sound systems. Pink Floyd set up their own sound hire company Britannia Row where you can rent professional equipment. When he it not too busy running CH Vintage Audio, doing things like providing equipment to the Elton John Rocket man Movie for example, he is working on the 4th volume. You can order the 3rd volume which is out now from here. The Need for Loud! In the olden days, there was no amplification as there was no electricity! But pretty soon, following the invention of the drum kit in the USA (side note: watch Stuart Copeland BBC documentary on...

Why Pink Floyd – CD DVD Vinyl Boxset – New Pink Floyd Official Website for Boxsets

Why Pink Floyd – CD DVD Vinyl Boxset – New Pink Floyd Official Website for Boxsets

The new “Why Pink Floyd” mammoth collection of new re-mastered albums, new boxsets and digital releases shall be promoted with a new official Pink Floyd website. The site is due to go live very soon as per the image to the right which currently occupies the home page of the site. I have been guessing at various URLs to try and reveal a sneak peak at the new site but it appears it is not loaded to the server just yet! Why Pink Floyd – New Albums and Boxsets The entire back catalogue of Pink Floyd has been remastered and will be released under the title of “Why Pink Floyd…” and features three groups of releases and even a new best of called A Foot In The Door. The collection will feature rare songs, unreleased songs and unheard pieces, including a song from Household Objects. Discover – This group features...