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Roger Waters: Autobiography, tour coming

Posted August 10, 2015 by Floydian Slip

roger_watersNME reports Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters is writing an autobiography and plans to tour in 2016.

The English music magazine cites an interview Waters gave with Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

Waters performed recently at the Newport Folk Festival and this fall will release a concert/documentary of his recent world tour of “The Wall.” The film plays select theaters on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

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Winners: Uncut’s Ultimate Music Guide to Pink Floyd

Posted May 11, 2015 by Floydian Slip

Uncut Ultimate Music Guide: Pink FloydCongratulations to our winners of copies of Uncut magazine’s “Ultimate Music Guide to Pink Floyd”:

  • Christopher Clark, Bradford, PA
  • Felipe MacAuliffe, La Serena, Chile
  • Wade Roberts, Waterloo ON

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Contest: Win Uncut’s Ultimate Music Guide to Pink Floyd

Posted May 4, 2015 by Floydian Slip

Uncut Ultimate Music Guide: Pink Floyd“Floydian Slip” is giving away copies of Uncut magazine’s “Ultimate Music Guide to Pink Floyd.”

The first in a series of guides, this Floyd “bookazine” contains 146 pages of classic interviews and insights into the band.

Already on sale in the U.K.,  the guide will hit U.S. newsstands in mid- to late-May.

You’ll need to answer our trivia question to be eligible to win.

Enter to win now.

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“The Complete Pink Floyd” publishing this fall

Posted April 18, 2015 by Floydian Slip

povey_bookCarlton Books Ltd. will publish “The Complete Pink Floyd,” the latest from prolific Floyd scribe Glenn Povey, this autumn.

A reworking of Povey’s “Pink Floyd: Echoes” (2006), the 448-page book is illustrated with all-new material, including hundreds of photographs and memorabilia.

Povey has updated every solo concert for Roger Waters and David Gilmour, and details the band’s many re-released albums, including never-before-published research into the group’s earliest recordings from 1965.

“The Complete Pink Floyd” is coming in hardcover Oct. 8.

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Details: Uncut Pink Floyd “bookazine”

Posted April 10, 2015 by Floydian Slip

Uncut Ultimate Music Guide: Pink FloydUncut magazine has revealed details of the first issue from its upcoming “Ultimate Music Guide” series.

The first “bookazine” in the collectable series, devoted to Pink Floyd, will cover the band’s entire career and include a series of classic interviews from the Uncut archive, plus new content and reviews devoted to every Floyd release.

Details on a release date are pending, but we’ll have copies to give away on an upcoming “Floydian Slip.”

Addendum: Uncut tells us it’ll be available on newsstands mid- to late-May, and for sale online.

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Pink Floyd bookazine coming from Uncut

Posted March 28, 2015 by Floydian Slip

The U.K.’s Uncut magazine will launch its Ultimate Collectors’ Edition series in April with its first issue devoted to Pink Floyd.

Marketing and Events Executive Charlotte Treadaway tells “Floydian Slip,” “It will be a high quality bookazine, packed with great feature content, classic interviews and new takes on every album.”

More details when they’re available.

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Winners: “Hipgnosis: Portraits”

Posted February 23, 2015 by Floydian Slip

portraits_lgCongratulations to winners of Aubrey “Po” Powell’s book “Hipgnosis: Portraits”:

  • Bob Dutton, Pittsburg KS
  • Joseph Grinvalsky, Newington CT
  • Brian Collins, Tifton GA

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Contest: Win “Hipgnosis: Portraits”

Posted February 16, 2015 by Floydian Slip

portraits_lgRegister now to win a copy of “Hipgnosis: Portraits” from long-time Pink Floyd sleeve designer and Hipgnosis co-founder Aubrey “Po” Powell, our guest this week on “Floydian Slip” show #984.

USA Today says, “This fascinating book showcases the photo and design talents of perhaps the most influential design collective in album art history. … Powell’s recollections are as charming as the final photos are intense.”

Retail value: $60. Prizes shipped postage-free courtesy of Thames & Hudson.

Register now. Deadline is end of day, Sunday, Feb. 22.

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Winner: The Gathering Storm

Posted November 13, 2013 by Floydian Slip

Congratulations to Tara Golden of Gillette, WY — winner of a copy of “The Gathering Storm,” the new book from Pink Floyd sleeve designer Storm Thorgerson.

Shine on, Tara!

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Contest: Win “The Gathering Storm” by Storm Thorgerson

Posted November 5, 2013 by Floydian Slip

Register to win a copy of The Gathering Storm by Storm Thorgerson.

Thorgerson designed nearly every Pink Floyd album cover beginning with 1968’s “A Saucerful of Secrets,” as well as many others during his long career. He died April 18.

Prizes courtesy of StormStudios. Deadline to register: 8 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 13.

Register to win now.

Buy The Gathering Storm now from the publisher.

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