On 07Aug87, a TV crew filmed Pink Floyd rehearsing for the upcoming world tour (the tour started on 09Sep87 in Ottawa), inside a big hangar at Pearson Airport, Toronto. The total length of these rushes filmed during the band's rehearsals is around 50 minutes….
Is There Anybody Out There? The Wall Live 1980–81 is a live album released by Pink Floyd in 2000. It is a live rendition of The Wall, produced and engineered by James Guthrie, with tracks selected from the August 1980 and June 1981 performances at Earls Court in London. The album was first released in The Netherlands by EMI Records on 23 March 2000, who released a limited edition in the United Kingdom on 27 March. The general release followed on 18 April 2000 with US and Canadian distribution by Columbia Records.
Pickin’ on Pink Floyd delves into the extensive catalog of the world’s premiere cosmic rock band. This experimental and unique approach marries excellent bluegrass instrumental interpretations with the psychedelic space rock of Pink Floyd. Featuring some of America’s finest on mandolin, acoustic guitar, 5-string banjo and fiddle, this collection is a journey into the world of Pink Floyd in an organic improvisational nature. Pickin’ on Pink Floyd will take listeners on a ride through the imagination on a trip that is both mystical and fun.
The exceptional atmosphere of this acoustic concert reflects not only in the music but also the familiar setting; candles instead of a laser show, a string section instead of keyboard sounds, reduction instead of inflation. Floydian grandeur turns into intimate music experience, borne by creativity, wit, charm and respect for the makers who are Pink Floyd. This DVD, recorded at the sold out Stadttheater Aschaffenburg, impressively documents the memorable evening and manifests the music of Pink Floyd in a way that it has not been heard before.
Featuring extensive archive interviews with Syd barret, Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Richard Wright & David Gilmour alongside extremely rare footage of Pink Floyd in performance from film & television archives around the globe, this authoritative independent review is essential viewing. Drawing exstensively upon the words of the band themselves & a host of Floyd insiders including Clare Tory, Ron Geesin, Norman Smith, Joe Boyd & Snowy White, each Floyd album is reviewed in turn, comparing & contrasting the views of the band & it's critics with rare surviving performances of Pink Floyd.