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John Leckie :: Transmissions

1 day ago
Aquarium DrunkardA sprawling talk with record maker John Leckie. As a tape operator at Abbey Road, he oversaw the All Things Must Pass and Plastic Ono Band sessions and rolled tape on Pink Floyd, Syd Barrett, Kevin Ayers, Fela Kuti, and more. Soon he began producing ... more info

Monde UFO :: Lowered Shelf

29 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardA slice of low-key bedroom pop-psychedelia in the vein of Syd Barrett. Following their 2019 seven-inch—“A Pale Horse in Roswell 1947” b/w “Amalgamated”—"Lowered Shelf" works in the bossa nova chill of the aforementioned B-side, while inco... more info

Watch David Gilmour Cover Syd Barrett’s ‘Octopus’ For ‘Von Trapped Family’ Livestream Series

61 days ago
JamBaseDavid Gilmour shared video of his May 7, 2020 performance of Syd Barrett's "Octopus" from the 'Von Trapped Family' livestream series. more info

David Gilmour Covers Syd Barrett’s ‘Dominoes’ For ‘Von Trapped Family’ Livestream Series

146 days ago
JamBaseDavid Gilmour shared his solo acoustic performance of Syd Barrett's "Dominoes" from the 'Von Trapped Family' quarantine livestream series. more info

Happy Birthday Robyn Hitchcock Part 2

155 days ago
Magnet MagazineBecause you can never get enough of MAGNET hero Robyn Hitchcock on his birthday; photo for MAGNET by Christian Lantry. Read our MAGNET Feedback with Robyn, with him writing about Fiona Apple, Syd Barrett, Byrds, Decemberists, Bob Dylan, Feist, Katrin... more info

Crazy Diamond: how LSD ruined Pink Floyd's fragile genius Syd Barrett

167 days ago
New Zealand HeraldSyd Barrett is the lost boy of British pop. A dazzling original who saw and heard differently to everyone else, he went through the looking glass in search of his psychedelic vision, and never came back. Barrett's story is a tragic... more info

Happy Birthday Syd Barrett: Pink Floyd Performs ‘See Emily Play’ On ‘Top Of The Pops’

210 days ago
JamBaseTo celebrate Syd Barrett's birthday, watch Pink Floyd perform "See Emily Play" for the British television program 'Top Of The Pops' in 1967 more info

Pink Floyd's burning man: Aubrey Powell's best photograph

358 days ago
Guardian Music‘A gust of wind blew the fire into the stuntman’s face. His team piled in with blankets to put him out – but he still lost an eyebrow and some of his moustache’Storm Thorgerson and I had created most of the artwork for Pink Floyd’s albums, ... more info

How to Get the Fuzz Guitar Tone of Pink Floyd Founder Syd Barrett

392 days ago
Consequence of SoundHarnessing the right amount of delay and fuzz is key to recreating the early Pink Floyd leader's sound. How to Get the Fuzz Guitar Tone of Pink Floyd Founder Syd Barrett Jon Hadusek more info

The Lagniappe Sessions :: Gruff Rhys

694 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardA swirling amalgamation of Syd Barrett psychedelia, contemporary UK indie and the pop instincts of Brian Wilson, I recall having to inquire as to the definition of "sui generis" when reading a feature on the Welsh group Super Furry Animals in the mid... more info

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