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Burlington, VT area fans: Win tickets to “David Gilmour Live at Pompeii”

Posted September 4, 2017 by Floydian Slip

For fans in the Burlington, Vermont, area, we’ve got another chance to win tickets to see the concert film “David Gilmour Live at Pompeii,” Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Palace 9 Cinemas in South Burlington.

Enter to win tickets to the Palace 9 Cinemas now.

The film is a document of Gilmour’s July 2016 shows at the ancient amphitheater, 45 years after Pink Floyd famously played the same venue to an audience of none for the film “Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii.”

Music for the show is taken from Gilmour’s “Rattle That Lock” (2015) and “On an Island” (2006), and also includes a number of Floyd classics.

Tickets courtesy of Palace 9 Cinemas.

Enter now. Deadline to enter is Sunday, Sept. 10.


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Winners: David Gilmour Live at Pompeii

Posted September 4, 2017 by Floydian Slip

Congratulations to our winners of pairs of tickets to see “David Gilmour Live at Pompeii” on Wednesday, Sept. 13:

  • Daniel Roberts, McMinnville TN
  • Andrew Blair, Tonawanda NY
  • Paul Marchetto, West Springfield MA
  • Wayne Leigh, Wailuku HI
  • Gregory Plowman, Hailey ID
  • John Chrisman, Conroe TX
  • Corbet Stover, Norris City IL
  • Steve Dircks, Stewart MN
  • Brian Edwards, Omaha NE
  • Tim Miller, Cincinnati OH

Tickets courtesy of “Floydian Slip” and Trafalgar Releasing. The film shows at theaters worldwide. You can purchase tickets online.


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Video: Rattle That Lock live at Pompeii

Posted August 5, 2017 by Floydian Slip

David Gilmour has released a video tease of his upcoming concert film “David Gilmour Live in Pompeii.”

A document of his July 2016 shows at the ancient amphitheater, the film shows one night only, Wednesday, Sept. 13 (See “David Gilmour Pompeii concert coming to theaters one night only”).

The show will be released on CD, DVD, Blu-ray, et al., on Friday, Sept. 29 (See “David Gilmour Live at Pompeii coming to CD/DVD/LP.”)


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Vintage BBC recording, video released

Posted September 1, 2016 by Floydian Slip

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Pink Floyd has released a new video featuring an early performance of “Grantchester Meadows.”

The video includes film of the band’s Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Rick Wright in a 1970 KQED (San Francisco) performance and new nature footage shot by Aubrey “Po” Powell of Hipgnosis, set to audio from a BBC performance recorded May 12, 1969.

The song comes from the band’s 1969 album “Ummagumma.”

The video is the first taste of the rarities coming our way when the group releases ‘The Early Years 1965-1972″ boxset Nov. 11.

Read more about the boxset


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Storm Thorgerson documentary now streaming

Posted December 13, 2015 by Floydian Slip

storm thorgerson“Taken by Storm: The Art of Storm Thorgerson and Hipgnosis,” a feature-length documentary about the legendary Pink Floyd sleeve designer, is now streaming online.

Director Roddy Bogawa has made the entire film available for viewing online, along with bonus material, for $10. Viewers can also stream two bonus material featurettes for $5.99 a piece.

Watch the film here

Bogawa’s new project is “Barrett: Have You Got It Yet?,” documenting the life of Floyd co-founder Syd Barrett. It’s tentatively schedule for a mid-2016 release. Read more about that film.


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Roger Waters gets Grammy nominations

Posted December 8, 2015 by Floydian Slip

wall-premiereRoger Waters The Wall” and “Amused to Death” received Grammy nominations yesterday.

The film “Roger Waters The Wall” was nominated for Best Music Film. It was directed by Waters and Sean Evans.

Other nominees in the category are:

  • Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown/James Brown
  • Sonic Highways/Foo Fighters
  • What Happened, Miss Simone?/Nina Simone
  • Amy/Amy Winehouse

Waters’ “Amused to Death” was nominated for Best Surround Sound Album. The ’92 work was remixed in Surround Sound by James Guthrie and Joel Plante.

Other nominees in that category are:

  • Amdahl: Astrognosia & Aesop/Ingar Heine Bergby & Norwegian Radio Orchestra
  • Magnificat/Øyvind Gimse, Anita Brevik, Nidarosdomens Jentekor & Trondheimsolistene
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7/Paavo Järvi & Russian National Orchestra
  • Spes/Tove Ramlo-Ystad & Cantus

The Grammy’s will be broadcast Feb. 16 8 ET on CBS-TV.


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Roger Waters The Wall: Your thoughts?

Posted September 30, 2015 by Floydian Slip

Film stillsIt’s the morning after last night’s one-time screening of “Roger Waters The Wall” in select theaters.

Waters’ concert film of his recent world tour incorporates behind-the-scenes footage and additional scenes of Waters trekking across the European countryside in a style that straddles narrative and documentary styles.

What did you think? Leave your comments here …


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Photos: “Roger Waters The Wall” NYC premiere

Posted September 29, 2015 by Floydian Slip

Yesterday “Floydian Slip” sent Bruce Hartley to the New York City premiere of “Roger Waters The Wall” at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

Bruce is an old college friend who worked for Mercury Records in the ’90s. He worked publicity on Roger’s “The Wall Live in Berlin.”

Bruce filed these photos from yesterday’s premiere:

IMG_0012 The marquee outside the Ziegfeld Theater

Outside the Ziegfeld Theater Outside the Ziegfeld Theater

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IMG_0005 Outside the Ziegfeld Theater

IMG_0003 Outside the Ziegfeld Theater

Outside the Ziegfeld Theater Outside the Ziegfeld Theater

Outside the Ziegfeld Theater Outside the Ziegfeld Theater

Lobby inside the Ziegfeld Theater Lobby inside the Ziegfeld Theater

IMG_0006 Inside the Ziegfeld Theater as people begin to take their seats

Roger Waters introduces the film with co-director Sean Evans Roger Waters introduces the film with co-director Sean Evans

Roger Waters introduces the film with co-director Sean Evans Roger Waters introduces the film with co-director Sean Evans

Roger Waters introduces the film with co-director Sean Evans Roger Waters introduces the film with co-director Sean Evans


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Winners: Roger Waters The Wall

Posted September 28, 2015 by Floydian Slip

roger-waters-the-wallCongratulations to winners of tickets to see “Roger Waters The Wall” tomorrow night at 8 at select theaters.

Winners of tickets courtesy of Fathom Events:

  1. Scott Koppel, Baltimore MD
  2. Elmer Sulkowski, Ansonia CT
  3. Richard Conklin, Grand Rapids MI
  4. Isabel Teixeira, Ludlow MA
  5. Ray Sutliff, Lexington Park MD

Winners of tickets courtesy of Merrill Palace 9 in South Burlington, VT:

  1. April Broscius, Shelburne VT
  2. Geoff Mcloughlin, South Burlington VT
  3. Deb Hartshorn, Shelburne VT
  4. Barry Gerard, Jericho VT
  5. Jennifer Sprague, East Middlebury VT
  6. Erica Richard, Shelburne VT
  7. Jason Terry, Shelburne VT
  8. Jim Nye, Burlington VT
  9. Matthew Granai, Colchester VT
  10. Richard Single, Burlington VT

Thanks to our sponsors for supplying the tickets, and to everyone who entered to win.

See you at the show tomorrow night!


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Contest: Tickets for Roger Waters The Wall

Posted September 21, 2015 by Floydian Slip

roger-waters-the-wallRegister to win a pair of tickets to see the feature film “Roger Waters The Wall” in the theater of your choosing Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m.

It’ll be the movie event of the year for Pink Floyd fans!

Tickets provided by Fathom Events. (Tickets for Merrill Palace 9 in South Burlington, Vt., kindly provided by Merrill Palace 9.)

Enter to win now


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