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James Guthrie to speak at Pink Floyd academic conference

Posted March 21, 2014 by Floydian Slip

princetownPrinceton University in Princeton, N.J., is hosting what it says is the first “interdisciplinary conference celebrating the music, art, and culture of Pink Floyd.”

Pink Floyd: Sound, Sight, and Structure will take place Sunday, April 13 at the university’s Taplin Auditorium.

At 4:40 p.m., longtime Floyd producer/engineer James Guthrie will provide the keynote speech titled “Surrounded by Recollections of Pink Floyd Records.” That evening, Guthrie will play host to playback of a number of Surround Sound mixes of Floyd classics.

Other events taking place in Princeton that weekend include talks by Princeton music composition PhD candidates and professors, live music, a screening of the 1982 feature film “Pink Floyd The Wall” and more.

The event is free, but R.S.V.P is required.

Learn more at the event’s website.


One comment on “James Guthrie to speak at Pink Floyd academic conference”

  1. Michael J. Hudson says:

    I SO want to go to this event. But with a wife and 4 kids, I don’t see anyone letting me get away that weekend. I’m going to have to find some “family” event to go to in NJ around then. Any ideas? Ha!


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