The No.1 Website for Pro Audio
Does anyone other than Roger Waters know what Roger Waters is on about here?
Old 23rd May 2020
  #1
Lives for gear
 
James Lehmann's Avatar
 

Does anyone other than Roger Waters know what Roger Waters is on about here?

Old 23rd May 2020
  #2
Lives for gear
 

No idea, but I presume it's just more of the usual old story of Roger and David butting heads.

Silly buggers.
Old 27th May 2020
  #3
"Announcement" is sure doing a lot of heavy lifting...

Anyway, he's pissed he can't get any content on the official Pink Floyd website/social media channels, that's all. He feels entitled to some real estate there based on his contributions to the whole thing over the years.
Old 28th May 2020
  #4
Gear Guru
 
Brent Hahn's Avatar
Thanks for the recap. My attention span has always been short, but just lately...
Old 29th May 2020
  #5
Lives for gear
Gilmour and Mason are the main shareholders in the family of companies that make up the Pink Floyd group. There are a couple of legacy companies owned by Waters, Gilmour and Mason and all three are still directors of those companies. Waters walked away from PF and allegedly wanted nothing more to do with the brand. He was paid a great deal of money for that and granted the rights to The Wall and The Final Cut.

After that break, Gilmour and Mason (with minority holdings by Wright) owned the rights (via Pink Floyd 1987 Ltd.) to the PF brand, so when Waters says "David acts as if he owns Pink Floyd, well, actually he does (albeit together with Mason).

There was a time when all this was interesting. That was a long time ago!
πŸ“ Reply
Topic:
Post Reply

Welcome to the Gearslutz Pro Audio Community!

Registration benefits include:
  • The ability to reply to and create new discussions
  • Access to members-only giveaways & competitions
  • Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As
  • Access to members-only sub forum discussions
  • Access to members-only Chat Room
  • Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio Classifieds for only USD $20/year
  • Promote your eBay auctions and Reverb.com listings for free
  • Remove this message!
You need an account to post a reply. Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered.


 
 
Slide to join now Processing…
πŸ–¨οΈ Show Printable Version
βœ‰οΈ Email this Page
πŸ” Search thread
♾️ Similar Threads
πŸŽ™οΈ View mentioned gear