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Win one of two copies of new book: Pink Floyd – Captured Through Time

WymerUK.co.uk (https://www.wymeruk.co.uk/webshop/collector-s-items/pink-floyd-captured-through-time/). The book will not be available to purchase elsewhere, so this will be the only place you’ll be able to get a copy – unless you are a winner in our latest competition. COMPETITION – WIN A COPY!
With thanks to the publishers, two lucky BD visitors will each get a free copy of the book, in our latest competition. To enter, all you need to do is answer this question correctly: Pink Floyd’s 1977 tour went under which name, later to be found on the album of The Wall? Email your answer to Matt@Brain-Damage.co.uk (mailto:Matt@Brain-Damage.co.uk?subject=Captured%20Through%20Time%20Book%20competition) with the subject line of Captured Through Time Book competition , and include your name and full mailing address. The closing date is May 22nd, 2019, and all entries received by the end of that date will be in with a chance of winning. Just one entry per household please – and best of luck to you all! Shown here is the cover of the book, along with some examples of pictures from within its pages. Click the thumbnails to see the images in greater detail. The pictures show, in clockwise order: the cover, the band in 1970 on stage, Roger Waters in 1977 during the Floyd’s tour that year, and Richard Wright from 1972.

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Memoir of Bryan Morrison, early Pink Floyd manager, coming in September 2019

Amazon UK (http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/1846893089/braindamage-21), Amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1846893089/braindamage-20), Amazon Canada (http://www.amazon.ca/exec/obidos/ASIN/1846893089/braindamageon-20), Amazon France (http://www.amazon.fr/exec/obidos/ASIN/1846893089/braindamageon-21), Amazon Germany (http://www.amazon.de/exec/obidos/ASIN/1846893089/braindamage0f-21), Amazon Spain (http://www.amazon.es/gp/product/1846893089/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8 tag=braidama01-21 linkCode=as2 camp=3626 creative=24822 creativeASIN=1846893089) and Amazon Italy (http://www.amazon.it/gp/product/1846893089/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8 camp=3370 creative=24114 creativeASIN=B07QJ5WRF1 linkCode=as2 tag=bradamonl-21). Not all the ordering pages are live, but should be very shortly. Also, Amazon ships books worldwide so if you are not in one of the locations listing Have a Cigar for order, please try another ‘branch’ of Amazon.

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The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains opens today in Madrid, Spain

The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains opens in its fourth home, today, in Madrid, Spain. It is currently due to run until September 15th, 2019, and is bound to be popular. Aubrey Po Powell expressed his delight yesterday at the choice of venue, being the best so far. Tickets for the exhibition are now on sale via StubHub (http://www.stubhub.es/) and as before, advance booking is highly recommended as popular times and dates will no doubt sell quickly. Opening hours each week for the exhibition are Tuesday – Sunday, 11:00am – 10:00pm (last entry: 8:30pm), and admission costs are €9.90 EUR – €19.90 EUR (plus applicable fees), with the excellent audioguide included in the price. For more information about the exhibition, either check out the various articles here on Brain Damage, or visit www.pinkfloydexhibition.es (http://www.pinkfloydexhibition.es). Here’s the interview with Nick Mason and Po, from the launch yesterday:

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The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains heads to Madrid, Spain!

StubHub (http://www.stubhub.es) and as before, advance booking is highly recommended as popular times and dates will no doubt sell quickly. Opening hours each week for the exhibition are Tuesday – Sunday, 11:00am – 10:00pm (last entry: 8:30pm), and admission costs are €9.90 EUR – €19.90 EUR (plus applicable fees), with the excellent audioguide included in the price. For more information about the exhibition, either check out the various articles here on Brain Damage, or visit www.pinkfloydexhibition.es (http://www.pinkfloydexhibition.es).

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Nick Mason presents set of NINE programmes on BBC World Service radio

UPDATED STORY: Nick Mason is presenting a set of no less than NINE radio shows on the BBC’s World Service, a series of programmes in association with the Open University. The first of these airs this coming Saturday (April 27th), with Nick telling the story of how sound was first captured, giving birth to a global recording industry. For details of how to tune in to this 53 minute programme, and for the airing time in your region, visit the BBC website (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csz428). The following Saturday (May 4th), Nick tells the story of some of electronic music’s pioneers, in another 53 minute programme on the World Service. Again, for details, visit the BBC website (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csz429). Should you miss the broadcasts, they are being repeated, as well as being available to hear online. For more details, visit this page at the BBC site (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0380g6h/broadcasts/upcoming). For more information about ALL the shows in this series, all presented by Nick, visit the Open University website (https://www.open.edu/openlearn/tv-radio-events/radio/history-music-and-technology#episode-details).