The Machine (band)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The Machine
Origin New York City, New York, USA
Genres Progressive rock
Years active 1988–present
Members Adam Minkoff
Tahrah Cohen
Ryan Ball
Scott Chasolen
For other meanings, see Machine (disambiguation)

The Machine is one of the oldest U.S. Pink Floyd tribute bands. Formed in 1988 by Tahrah Cohen and Joe Pascarell, the band has performed many shows around the world. Spin magazine noted that The Machine "sounds exactly like Pink Floyd"[1]


Current members:

  • Scott Chasolen (keyboards, vocals)
  • Ryan Ball (guitar, vocals)
  • Tahrah Cohen (drums)
  • Adam Minkoff (bass, vocals)

Past members:

  • Joe Pascarell
  • Neil Alexander
  • Adam Price
  • Mark Zimmerman
  • Wes Nagy
  • Sarah Gardner


  • (1999) Softly Spoken Magic Spells (A live concert recording from The Wetlands in New York City, including a performance of Pink Floyd's classic album The Dark Side of the Moon
  • (2000) Till We Meet Again
  • (2003) Two Nights at the Keswick (Live CD & DVD)
  • (2006) The Machine Unplugged (Recorded Live at the BB King's Blues Club in NYC in October 2005)
  • (2007) The Machine Live In Amsterdam (DVD recorded of a live performance in Amsterdam)
  • (2011) The Symphonic Side of the Moon (Live performance of the Dark Side of the Moon and "Comfortably Numb" with a symphony orchestra)


  1. ^ "About the Band". The Machine Live. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 

External links[edit]