Wednesday 6th January marks what would have been the 70th birthday of Syd Barrett, founder member of the Pink Floyd and one of the most influential musicians in British pop history. To mark the occasion, Syd Barrett’s new official website was launched on 6 January 2016.. Celebrating his unique life and career, both of which continue to inspire and enthral, it is a unique resource that offers an unrivalled insight into this enigmatic musician.The website has been created by those who knew him best – his family and friends. The clean, modern design offers an intimate experience for Syd’s fans, incorporating his favourite colour indigo and offering previously unseen, restored family photographs. sydbarrett.com
If you own something RARE relating to Pink Floyd and you would like to negotiate a deal for it on TV then read on! The award-winning Channel 4/ More 4 series Four Rooms is back, and are looking for people who want to sell their desirable Pink Floyd collectables for a life changing amount of money. The Four Rooms dealers are waiting to buy your Pink Floyd collectables and memorabilia – IF it’s the real thing and has an intriguing story! If you are in the UK and have something worthwhile to sell (and agree to do it on TV) then please contact Fourrooms@boundlessproductions.tv or phone 01494 733575
Two nominations of particular note for the 2016 Grammy Awards. First in the category of ‘Best Surround Album’. Amused To Death: Nominated: James Guthrie, surround mix engineer; James Guthrie & Joel Plante, surround mastering engineers; James Guthrie, surround producer (Roger Waters). In the category of ‘Best Music Film’ The Wall: Nominated: Sean Evans & Roger Waters, video directors; Clare Spencer & Roger Waters, video producers. The awards ceremony will be held on 15 February 2016 and will be televised worldwide by CBS.