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Royal Mail to issue Pink Floyd stamps

Posted May 26, 2016 by Floydian Slip

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The U.K. Royal Mail will issue 10 new postage stamps to commemorate Pink Floyd’s 50th anniversary of becoming a professional band.

Six of the stamps feature Floyd album covers: The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967), Atom Heart Mother (1970), The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975), Animals (1977) and The Endless River (2014). The other four feature the band performing live.

Royal Mail is selling the stamps in a variety of bundle and first day issue configurations.

The stamps are available for pre-order now and will be sold in post offices beginning July 7.

Royal Mail featured The Division Bell (1994) on a stamp in 2010.


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Letter of the month

Posted May 1, 2016 by Floydian Slip

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No, you stay awesome, Tiffany.

By the way, you can get your free “Floydian Slip” stickers here.


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New “Floydian Slip” stickers available, free

Posted October 11, 2015 by Floydian Slip

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We’ve redesigned the official “Floydian Slip” sticker. And, like our previous sticker, we’re making it available free for the asking.

Get yours by mailing a SASE to:

Random Precision Media
350 Woodbine Rd.
Shelburne VT 05482-6777

A SASE is a “self-addressed stamped envelope.” Put your own address on an empty #10 business-size envelope, affix First Class postage to it, and mail it to us using another envelope.

Fans outside the United States can get stickers by sending $1.50 (US) return postage via PayPal to ccb@floydianslip.com, and we’ll mail a handful of stickers your way.

Stickers are 2″ x 4″ glossy vinyl.

We have a handful of the old design still in stock, and will pass those out in addition to the new design, first-come, first-serve.


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Pink Floyd inflatables to hit auction block

Posted August 27, 2015 by Floydian Slip

algieA number of Pink Floyd inflatables, including the pig that flew over Battersea Power Station on the cover of the band’s 1977 album “Animals,” will be going up for bid.

On Sept. 15, Durrants will auction off a collection of rock and roll inflatables, which also includes items associated with Roger Waters‘, solo; Queen; The Rolling Stones and others.

Other Floyd-related items will include a 15-foot anatomically-correct pig used by the Floyd after Waters’ departure from the group; and a 60-foot pig’s head and the teacher inflatable used during Waters’ 1990 concert of “The Wall” in Berlin, Germany.

The items come from Rob Harries, owner of Air Artists in Halesworth, creator of the items.

Algie (pictured), the pig from the “Animals” cover, famously broke free from its tether during photography. Listen to Hipgnosis’s Aubrey ‘Po’ Powell tell the story when we spoke with him in January.

Details of the auction will be available at the Durrants website.


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New “Floydian Slip” T-shirts available

Posted August 1, 2015 by Floydian Slip

Shop the "Floydian Slip" storeThe new “Floydian Slip” T-shirt is now available.

Available in men’s and women’s sizes, all shirts sport two-sided designs. Choose from two styles and two colors.

Prices are just $17.50. 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Shop “Floydian Slip” now


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Winners: Endless River T-shirts

Posted February 16, 2015 by Floydian Slip

t-shirtsCongratulations to winners of “Endless River” T-shirts, courtesy of the official Pink Floyd web store:

  • Chris Avery, Morton, PA
  • Garry Beach, Sherwood Park, Alberta
  • Curtis Jayroe, Murrells Inlet, SC
  • Ruben Ruiz De Olano, Wetumpka, AL
  • Brent Stewart, Richmond, CA

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Free stickers now available worldwide

Posted January 26, 2014 by Floydian Slip

stickerDue to popular demand, we’ve made the official “Floydian Slip” sticker available to people outside the United States.

PayPal $1.50 (US) return postage to ccb@floydianslip.com, and we’ll mail a handful of stickers your way.

As always, if you’re inside the U.S., get your free stickers by mailing us a SASE.

A SASE is a “self-addressed stamped envelope.” Put your own address on an empty #10 business-size envelope, affix First Class postage to it, and mail it to us using another envelope. Send to:

350 Woodbine Rd.
Shelburne VT 05482-6777
USA


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Winners: 2014 Pink Floyd wall calendar

Posted January 16, 2014 by Floydian Slip

Congratulations to winners of the official 2014 Pink Floyd wall calendar. Prizes courtesy of shop.pinkfloyd.com.

Royal Greer
Crystal Beach, ON

Larry Trezil
Hazel Park, MI

Vyacheslav Lavrynenko
Horlivka, Urkaine

Richard Single
Burlington, VT

Alex Bolbat
Moscow, Russian Federation

Rob Milteer
Carolina Beach, NC

Scott Beck
Chicago, IL

Patrick Keenan
Farmington, NY

John O’Connell
Pottstown, PA

Richard Csonka
Miskolc, Hungary

Gerbert Verheij
Utrecht, Netherlands

Ian Schulze
Bristol, VT

Cameron Mayer
Jacksonville, FL

Andy Litteer
Clay, NY

Robert Roddy
Naples, FL

Martin Kilbride
Enniscorthy, Ireland


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Signed Pink Floyd artwork to benefit charity

Posted January 9, 2014 by Floydian Slip

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has signed 10 limited edition prints, which are being sold to benefit charity.

Digital Artist Tim Wakefield uses soundwaves as templates to create some pretty far out artwork. His Pink Floyd piece is title “Careful with That Axe, Eugene,” inspired by the 1968 song of the same name. The number was originally released as the B-side to the “Point Me at the Sky” single, and later appeared on the 1971 “Relics” compilation.

Ten prints of his Floyd piece, signed by Mason, along with works inspired by Alice Cooper, Kate Bush, Queen, Eric Clapton and many others are being sold at the Indiegogo site.

Sales of the prints benefit the War Child’s Children of Syria Appeal, which will create safe havens in Syrian refugee camps to help protect children affected by the conflict.

The Floyd piece is 40″ x 40″ and goes for $1,000.

Learn more at Indigogo.


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Contest: Win “Darkside” radio play by Tom Stoppard

Posted December 23, 2013 by Floydian Slip

Register to win a copy of “Darkside,” the BBC -commissioned radio play by Tom Stoppard inspired by Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of the Moon” (1973).

The package includes a CD of the play, bound copy of the script, as well as a second disc containing PDFs of the script in a number of other languages.

The play debuted Aug. 26 on BBC Radio 2, and features most of Floyd’s album.

Prizes courtesy of LD Communications.

Register now. Deadline to register: 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, Jan. 8.


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