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  The Pink Floyd Who is who - M
Nick Mason is the drummer and percussionist in Pink Floyd and he is the only member who has been present all the way.
Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports was released in 1981 together with Carla Bley, Michael Mantler and Robert Wyatt.
Nick Mason has played and produced several albums for The Damned, Gong, Steve Hillage, Michael Mantler, Principal Edward's Magic Theatre, Gary Windo, Robert Wyatt and many other artists.
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 Syd Barrett Pages: Nick Mason discography and record covers.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Drummer Nick Mason spent some of his time between 1979’s The Wall and 1983’s The Final Cut involved with a project that resulted in Nick Mason’s Fictitious Sports album, a mostly oddball collection of experimental pop, rock and jazz, released in 1981.
Mason had become involved with Bley and her brass playing husband, Mike Mantler, in 1976, when he contributed to Mantler’s The Hapless Child and Other Stories album.
Mason and Fenn’s other collaboration was a film soundtrack to White of the Eye, a thriller directed by Donald Cammell.
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 Floydian Slip(tm) : The Pink Floyd Experience > Albums > Nick Mason > Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Drummer Nick Mason spent some of his time between Pink Floyd's 1979's "The Wall" and 1983's "The Final Cut" involved with a project that resulted in "Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports" album, a mostly oddball collection of experimental pop, rock and jazz, released in 1981.
But Mason was guaranteed a hefty advance for any solo album — as were all of the members of Pink Floyd.
Nick Mason is a lovely man. It was a mighty strange trip for a girl from Bryan, Texas," says Kraft, who's now in Los Angeles, Calif., and records with SoulSkin for Askew Records.
www.floydianslip.com /discs/fictious.htm   (465 words)

  
 Nick Mason - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nicholas Berkeley ('Nick') Mason (born January 27, 1944 in Birmingham, England) is a musician and the drummer for Pink Floyd.
Mason also joined David Gilmour and Richard Wright for the encore during Gilmour's show at the Royal Albert Hall, London, on May 31, 2006, reuniting the post-Waters Pink Floyd.
Mason has also claimed to be the link between Gilmour and Waters, and believes the band could play live again stating from different answers like from a charitable cause to a tour in various interviews in the last few years.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nick_Mason   (566 words)

  
 Nick Mason - Biography - AOL Music
Nick Mason is the drummer of Pink Floyd and the only member to have remained in the group for its entire existence.
Born Nicholas Berkeley Mason on January 27, 1944, in the Downshire Hills area of Birmingham, England, he met future bandmates Roger Waters and Rick Wright while studying architecture at Regent Street Polytechnic.
As Mason + Fenn, the two also recorded a pop album in 1985, called Profiles, which produced the David Gilmour-sung single "Lie for a Lie." As Floyd's recording and touring schedule grew more sporadic, Mason was left with more time to pursue his favorite hobby, auto racing.
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 Nick Mason
Mason had been toying with the idea of writing an official biography of Pink Floyd for many year; however, the biography was stopped because Mr.
Mason does not sing and, since The Dark Side of the Moon has not written actively for Pink Floyd, his influence is still an important part of the Pink Floyd sound.
Mason's style is irreplaceable--for a clear example of what is lost in his absence, I think that one need only listen to the song "Time" as performed on Roger Waters' In the Flesh live album.
www.angelfire.com /home/FloydWaters/nickmason/main.html   (860 words)

  
 Nick Mason - Drum Solo Artist
Nicholas Berkeley ('Nick') Mason (born January 27, 1944 in Birmingham, England) is the drummer and occasional composer for Pink Floyd.
Mason owns (through his company Ten Tenths) and races several classic cars, and has competed successfully at the 24 hours of Le Mans.
Nick Mason's book, Inside Out: A Personal History of Pink Floyd, was published in the UK in October 2004.
www.drumsoloartist.com /Site/Drummers3/Nick_Mason.html   (268 words)

  
 Pink Floyd and Company - Nick Mason Interview
Nick Mason was born in Birmingham in 1945.
As Nick explains "the idea wasn't to kick Syd out of the band; we wanted something similar to what the Beach Boys were doing with Brian Wilson at the time, where we'd go out and play live and Syd would stay at home and write".
Nick is the person we should thank for the question and answer recordings which permeate the music, including a comment from Gerry the doorman at Abbey road "there is no dark side of the moon really, as a matter of fact it's all dark".
www.pinkfloyd-co.com /band/interviews/nbm/nbmjools.html   (1922 words)

  
 Drummerworld: Nick Mason
Although drumming for Floyd was far and away Mason's primary concern over the next few decades, he did occasionally delve into extracurricular projects.
Mason also formed a production company with former 10cc guitarist Rick Fenn, which produced music for films (including White of the Eye), television, and advertisements.
As Floyd's recording and touring schedule grew more sporadic, Mason was left with more time to pursue his favorite hobby, auto racing.
www.drummerworld.com /drummers/Nick_Mason.html   (305 words)

  
 MASON, NICK (NICOLAS, BERKELEY)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Nick Mason has made no solo-album in the strict sence of the word.
Nick Mason has written a book, Inside Out, detailing his years in the band during good times and, er, not-so-good times.
Roger Waters, Well, not only did Nick Mason participate in the soundcheck for Roger Water's gigs at the Wembley Arena on June 26th and 27th 2002, but he also climbed behind the drumkit for Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun during the shows themselves.
home.hetnet.nl /~nickgielkens/who_masonnick.htm   (1021 words)

  
 Honor the fallen: Army Spc. Nicholas C. Mason
“Nick chose to go to a place he didn’t have to go, to do a job he didn’t have to do for people who didn’t know him,” the Rev. Richard Finck told the crowd that packed King George High School for the memorial service.
Mason, a 2002 graduate of King George High School, signed up for the military in 2001 while he was still in school.
Mason was one of two members of the Virginia Guard’s 229th Engineer Battalion killed in the Dec. 21 attack.
www.militarycity.com /valor/573032.html   (373 words)

  
 The religion of Nick Mason, rock musician   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
From: interview with Nick Mason, published March 1973 ("possibly from a French Pink Floyd zine"), posted on "Pink Floyd and Co. Master Index" (http://www.pinkfloyd-co.com/band/interviews/nbm/nbm_frame.html; viewed 16 December 2005):
Nick lives in London, in a simple house he restored.
NM [Nick Mason]: At the Bray Small Church Hall, in London, which was then a renown underground hall.
www.adherents.com /people/pm/Nick_Mason.html   (272 words)

  
 Bio
Mad Yellow Sun was born from survivors of Lurid and in his time with them Nick has been able to stretch out with teaching, orchestrating clinics, and providing the backbone for other acts such as the Voodoo Dollies.
As a permanent member and song writer for several music projects, Nick tours over 130 live shows per year across North America and has been claiming success along the way.
Nick can be seen weekly on the ABC network's Official Heat, hosting music videos and news.
www.nickmason.org /bio.html   (258 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Up close and personal with Pink Floyd's Nick Mason   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Interstellar Overdrive and Nick's Boogie are accompanied by footage of the band in the studio and at London underground club destination, the UFO Club.
Says Mason, "I have a particularly starring role because apparently the director lost some of the cans of film that have David and Roger (performing) on it.
Lefteris Pitarakis, AP Nick Mason of Pink Floyd arrives for the screening of the group's new DVD, Pulse, in London on Monday July 3, 2006.
www.usatoday.com /life/movies/news/2006-09-25-nick-mason_x.htm   (1346 words)

  
 Tentative Review by The Christopher Currie: Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports
Mason merely provided drums and percussion, and was for some curious reason granted top billing as a result.
It is possible that the creators of this album hoped that Mason's membership in Pink Floyd would result in boosted album sales; if this was the reason behind the curious crediting job, however, it proved to be of little avail.
Kraft's vocals are sung-spoken jazz lines of the Annette Peacock variety, and they fit this track fairly well; whether or not the bizarre lyrics contain double-entendres or not may be left to the discretion of the listener.
www.tranglos.com /marek/yes/tr_54.html   (1161 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Fictitious Sports: Music: Nick Mason   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Nick Mason — Get the latest gossip about your favorite celebrity at Moviefone.
In no attempt to take any credit away from the enthusiasm and spectacular drumming of Pink Floyd's Nick Mason, I must acknowledge that a more propper title would be "Carla Bley's Fictitious Sports;" it was Bley whose creative writing and oddball soul of music give this album its superb feel.
This album may say Nick Mason as the artist, seeing as he played all the drums and co-produced and helped record the album, but the tracks were all written and co-produced by jazz artist Carla Bley.
www.amazon.com /Fictitious-Sports-Nick-Mason/dp/B000005DAL   (1493 words)

  
 Pink Floyd Online | Pink Floyd Band Bio's - Nick Mason   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Nicholas Berkeley Mason was born on 27th January, 1944, in Downshire Hill, Birmingham.
Percussionist, like Roger Waters, Nick started playing in the group "The Abdabs" (1965).
After Roger Waters left the group, Nick said (in autumn of 1985), that he'd like to tour again as Pink Floyd, stating that he and David Gilmour were interested in "revitalizing Pink Floyd...
www.pinkfloydonline.com /bio_nick.html   (199 words)

  
 INSIDE OUT: A Personal History of Pink Floyd - by Nick Mason   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Weidenfeld and Nicolson are delighted to be publishing Nick Mason's long-awaited inside story of life in one of the most creative, successful and enduring - as well as one of the most fascinating - groups of all time: Pink Floyd.
Nick Mason, one of the founders of Pink Floyd, is the only member to have been part of the band throughout its life.
We had just finished a world tour, and for the first time in many months I was not involved in trying to stuff another bundle of free T-shirts, tour jackets, hotel soaps and towelling robes into my suitcase.
www.pinkfloyd.co.uk /insideOut   (492 words)

  
 Pink Floyd Will Re-Unite Says Former Drummer Nick Mason - Stereoboard.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.cs.columbia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Former Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason is convinced his former band mates will be able to put their differences aside and reunite for a future tour.
Mason, who just performed on tour with David Gilmour and will be playing a gig with Roger Waters in the near future, hopes his relationships with both Waters and Gilmour will help to bring Pink Floyd back together.
Nick Mason said: "I've just finished playing with David at his recent solo concerts and I'm about to play a show with Roger.
www.stereoboard.com.cob-web.org:8888 /content/view/278/9   (513 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Inside Out CD: Books: Nick Mason   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
As Barrett's legend grew, his former colleagues moved the band closer to the rock mainstream and scored massive hits with such albums as Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall.
Mason tracks the outfit's progress from the members' meeting in art school a la the Who, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, and other revered British rockers.
He details the band's journey from jazzy R & B to the psychedelic explorations that eventually dominated its output.
www.amazon.ca /Inside-Out-CD-Nick-Mason/dp/075287327X   (350 words)

  
 Do Ya? by Nick Mason: Song Music Downloads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Sorry, at this time no downloads have been found for "Do Ya?" on album Fictitious Sports.
Check the albums tab for other downloads from Nick Mason.
Sorry, at this time no streams have been found for "Do Ya?" on album Fictitious Sports.
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 Official Ticketmaster site. Nick Mason tickets, dates
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 Famous Artists FORM
*** Nick Mason is the drummer of Pink Floyd and the only member to have remained in the group for its entire existence.
The music was a quirky blend of jazz and rock
<><> Mason, Gilmour, Water and Wright were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as Pink Floyd) in 1996
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 VH1.com : Nick Mason : Artist Main
Add a link to your "Nick Mason" fan site on VH1.com!
Born Nicholas Berkeley Mason on January 27, 1944, in the Downshire Hills area of Birmingham, England, he met future bandmates Roger Wa...
Check out Nick Mason's movie page to watch trailers, see photos, find out about upcoming film projects and more!
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 Nick Mason : Fictitious Sports - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Nick Mason : Fictitious Sports - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Columbia, apparently attempting to cash in on Pink Floyd's explosion in popularity, released this album in 1981 under Nick Mason's name when in reality he's simply the drummer in this incarnation of Carla Bley's ensemble; Ms.
Bley composed all the music and lyrics for this project.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,127289,00.html   (311 words)

  
 Michael Mantler - collaborating artists - Nick Mason, Rick Fenn
Michael Mantler - collaborating artists - Nick Mason, Rick Fenn
In exchange, Mantler became involved as trumpet player (as well as recording engineer) on Mason's solo album Fictitious Sports.
He recorded a solo album (Profiles) with Nick Mason in 1985, and has written music for television and films, including the sound track for White Of The Eye by Donald Cammell.
www.mantlermusic.com /Artists/mason_fenn.htm   (134 words)

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