One common criticism of the modern digital music industry is that the album, as an artistic concept, is being destroyed by the endless streaming of individual tracks. That's a shame, because it would mean that some incredible albums, like Pink Floyd's The Wall (which celebrates its 35th birthday tomorrow) might never…
Pink Floyd has a new album coming out next month called The Endless River, and it's set to feature a Stephen Hawking vocal sample on the track, "Talkin' Hawkin'."
For years, there have been rumors that Pink Floyd's song, "Echoes," was written to synchronize with 2001: A Space Odyssey. The band denies this, but no matter—because they've just released an amazing new video, featuring time-lapse footage from the International Space Station, set to their instrumental "Marooned."
How does one improve upon the fourth best song on Thriller? Why, with sparkly Illuminati costumes and orc makeup, of course.
Science fiction changed music. And music saved science fiction. Most of our favorite flights of fancy and epic adventures are bound up in our minds with amazing musical scores, or epic theme songs. But some of the greatest pieces of music ever created were also inspired by science fiction and fantasy.
You've seen the painting, now watch the film! And what's more, it's a musical! Sebastian Cosor has filled in the backstory for the oft stolen expressionist painting with this surreal little tableau. Here's how Munch described the inspiration for the painting in 1892:
Some might call it plagiarism, but the knock-off is an art form all its own. For this week's Shooting Challenge, Gizmodo's readers assembled to duplicate or parody some of the most iconic photographs in history. (Light NSFW content follows.)
The title to the third Transformers film is very Pink Floyd. We hear if you sync it up with The Wizard of Oz, Starscream delivers all of the Cowardly Lion's dialog. [Collider]
Pink Floyd only wishes their weird excursions were as vivid and bizarre as this color-enhanced image of Saturn's moon Enceladus, with its famous plumes of spraying liquid backlit by the sun. Click the link for the high-res version. [NASA]
Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon cover materializing on Primrose Hill, in Regent's Park, London. Beautiful. Tripping. Awesome. Some of you probably don't know what the hell I'm talking about. Don't worry. It'll make sense one day.
If any band could justify not selling individual tracks, its Pink Floyd. What, you just want Summer '69 but not Atom Heart Mother Suite? Come on. Now, you won't have that option.
You're probably family with the widespread claims that The Wizard of Oz synchs up with Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon. Now some fans are saying the same is true of robot love story Wall-E and The Wall.