Listening Sources

General Listening


The Legendary Pink Dots’ Bandcamp page is their streaming music portal! This is where they release much of their new material as well as most of their back catalogue (including previously obscure material), live show recordings, session recordings, releases by The Tear Garden and solo works by Edward Ka-Spel and The Silverman.


Please visit The Legendary Pink Dots’ Myspace page.



Performances and Appearances

A Ripple on the Richter Scale

This newly released (Jan. 2015) recording is based on a improvised session made in November 2008, recorded in Chile, involving Edward, Phil and Barry Gray of LPD and Un Festin Sagital.

DNA Lounge, San Francisco

Here is a recording of a live show from October 13, 2013 with opening act Big City Orchestra. There is a brief interview with The Silverman at about 1:59:45, and The Legendary Pink Dots begin their set around 2:19:10. The full length of this track is 4:54:52.

In studio performance and interview at WFMU

Appearance on WFMU’s Brian Turner show, from November 2nd, 2010. This set includes a very beautiful and different arrangement of one of their very early songs, Choke, track 5.

  1. Exceptional Buddhist 5:28
  2. Russian Roulet 6:44
  3. Hauptbanhof 8:50
  4. Soft Toy 4:38
  5. Choke 8:05
  6. Interview 5:23
  7. God and Machines 8:27

 Dots in Bonn, July 1983

From April White’s Bandcamp page:



Archived Radio Specials

CHUO.FM’s From One Extreme to Another presents:

The Edward Ka-Spel music special in three parts, hosted by Gilbert Lachance

Part One:

Part Two:

Part Three: