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Live At Knebworth
Posted by pulse on Oct 29, 2002
The historic 1990 concert at Knebworth, Hertfordshire is being released on DVD in DTS 5.1 Surround Sound. More than 120,000 fans gathered to see Pink Floyd headline rock 'n' roll legends Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Mark Knopfler, Phil Collins, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, Status Quo, Tears For Fears and Cliff Richard & The Shadows in benefit of the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Centre and the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology. The DVD contains over 180 minutes of the critically acclaimed performances, and will be released on November 11th in all regions. You can pre-order from CDNOW.
Exciting new functionality coming soon
Posted by madhack on Oct 16, 2002
Astute visitors may have noticed that some things look slightly different than they used to (news, reviews, tour info, and especially the search page). This is due to new code that I have been developing for pinkfloyd.net. Before the end of the week I expect to also have the Links and Lyrics pages using this new code as well, which uses a database to retrieve all the information instead of static webpages.
Why should you care? Because I'm beginning work on a new members section. Account registration will be free (in fact, if you have a Webmail account, you will already have a login to the members site), and once signed up you will be able to submit news stories, reviews, tour setlists, and links from the Pink Floyd Fandom website. Myself and the other admins will be able to review and approve or reject postings through a similar interface, enabling us to quickly and efficiently add new user-submitted content. This should help clear up the massive backlog of reviews and other content that has been submitted but not added, and hopefully will also add a whole new level of excitement and interactivity to the site.
More updates will be posted as this project proceeds, so keep an eye out!
Posted by pulse on Oct 9, 2002
A recent article entitled "Pigs Might Fly Before Pink Floyd Reunites" was published by Reuters news service. It contains excerpts from a phone interview conducted with David Gilmour. He discusses the future of Pink Floyd (or lack thereof), his upcoming solo album and shares an opinion about former disputes with an old counterpart. Click here.
Posted by madhack on Oct 6, 2002
The Fandom will be down from about 8pm-10pm Pacific time for an OS upgrade. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Gilmour on Radio 2
Posted by pulse on Sep 26, 2002
On Friday, September 27th, David Gilmour will be talking about his new DVD and performing on the BBC Radio 2 program, The Johnnie Walker Drivetime Show. Listeners can submit questions prior to the live broadcast.
Posted by pulse on Sep 26, 2002
March 2003 is shaping up to be a great month for Pink Floyd fans. Roger Waters' manager Mark Fenwick comfirms Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii (The Directors' Cut) will be released on DVD. Also Floyd manager Steve O'Rourke confirms there will be something special for fans on the 30th Anniversary of Dark Side Of The Moon. According to the British-based Floydian fanzine Brain Damage, the album will be reissued on 03-03-03. A quadraphonic mix will be released on DVD-A format. This will allow fans to hear the album how it was originally intended to be heard by the band!
Gilmour DVD preview from EMI Music
Posted by madhack on Sep 25, 2002
EMI Music has sent out a bit of promotional material, primarily a preview (QuickTime format) of the new David Gilmour DVD. They've also provided a David Gilmour-themed QuickTime player, in PC and Mac versions. It's nice to see a "new media" promotional push for one of the Floydians...
"David Gilmour in Concert" delayed
Posted by madhack on Sep 23, 2002
The "David Gilmour in Concert" DVD's release date has been pushed back. It is now set for US release on November 5, with a European release date of October 7. The North American (Region 1) version can be pre-ordered at CDNOW.
David Gilmour DVD
Posted by pulse on Aug 23, 2002
EMI and Capitol Records are releasing a new video entitled David Gilmour in Concert on September 23rd from David's critically acclaimed Meltdown Festival performance at London's Royal Festival Hall in June 2001, with additional footage from his three concerts at the same venue in January 2002.
The tracklisting is as follows: 1. Shine on You Crazy Diamond Parts I-V 2. Terrapin 3. Fat Old Sun 4. Coming Back To Life 5. High Hopes 6. Je Crois Entendre Encore 7. Smile 8. Wish You Were Here 9. Comfortably Numb 10. Dimming of the Day 11. Shine On You Crazy Diamond Parts VI-VIII 12. A Great Day for Freedom 13. Hushabye Mountain 14. Dominoes 15. Breakthrough 16. Comfortably Numb
Total running time is approximately 130 minutes.
For the EMI/Capitol press release, check out the following site.
Advertising begins on Pink Floyd Fandom Webmail
Posted by madhack on Aug 6, 2002
There's been a far bigger response to the new Pink Floyd Fandom Webmail service than I had ever expected, so things are moving ahead of schedule. If you don't like having a bannerad on your free mail service, feel free to cancel your account or something. If you'd like to advertise with us, you can go here to look at and purchase ad packages.
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