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The Persistence of Prog Rock

The Persistence of Prog Rock

In April, 1971, Rolling Stone reviewed the début album by a band with a name better suited to a law firm: Emerson, Lake & Palmer. The reviewer liked what he heard, although…

Pink Floyd Plays in Venice on a Massive Floating Stage in 1989

Pink Floyd Plays in Venice on a Massive Floating Stage in 1989

When Roger Waters left Pink Floyd after 1983’s The Final Cut, the remaining members had good reason to assume the band was truly, as Waters’ proclaimed, “a spent force.” After…

Pink Floyd’s album sleeves explained

Pink Floyd’s album sleeves explained

‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’ (1973). The concept of this cover, according the artist Storm Thorgerson, was to try and connect with Pink Floyd’s live shows; “famous for their…