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19/12/13 – Zabriskie Point – The Film – Soundtrack – 1970

Although Antonioni has been considered one of the great directors of his generation, this film was a total commercial and critical disaster. Like a lot of films dealing with the counter culture in the late sixties and early seventies they don’t wear too well. Latterly the film has been given some praise for its cinematography […]

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18/12/13 – More – The Film – Pink Floyd – Soundtrack – 1969

More was the first film that Pink Floyd made with Barbet Schroeder as director in 1969. It’s an old fashioned film about young people getting addicted to drugs and is mainly filmed on location in Ibiza. More was the band’s third album after A Saucerful Of Secrets and the album before Ummagumma. It was the […]

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17/12/13 – La Vallée (Obscured By Clouds) – The Film – Pink Floyd – Soundtrack – 1972

Obscured by Clouds 1972 was the second soundtrack that Pink Floyd made for film director Barbet Schroeder. It was the second time they had worked with him, the first was in 1969 on the soundtrack for the film More. These were Schroeder’s first two films. Many Floyd fans know and love this album, the last […]

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Peter O’Toole – 2nd August 1932 – 14th December 2013

One Of my favourite actors has died. I first saw him in Goodbye Mr Chips, a musical from 1969 with Pet Clark –  I loved it. Of course before that was the landmark performance as T.E. Lawrence in Lawrence Of Arabia 1962. Sadly missed. Links here to both The Guardian and The Independent obituaries. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/peter-otoole-actor-9006340.html […]

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Queens Of The Stoneage – Haunting Short Animated Film To Accompany Like Clockwork.

In May, Queens Of The Stoneage released this haunting apocalyptic animated video to accompany Like Clockwork. The images are by Boneface who is also responsible for the Like Clockwork album cover and the animation is by Liam Brazier. Featuring 5 songs from the album, the tracks are: I Appear Missing Kalosia If I Had A Tail […]