On Thursday night, Britain voted to leave the European Union, in a historic referendum that saw 52 percent of the country supporting “Brexit.” In the days after, many musicians and industry figures who supported remaining in the EU expressed their dismay on social media. Show More Summary
Brexit is happening. The UK just voted to leave the EU in a referendum on Friday, with 52% in support of an exit and 48% to remain and a voter turnout of 72.2%. A whole lot of people are not so happy about that decision, however, including Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich. The band’s […]
Dozens of artists and music industry executives have joined Billboard to sign an open letter to Congress urging them to “Stop Gun Violence Now.” The letter appears on the cover of this week's issue of the magazine. Among those who signed are...Show More Summary
Dozens of musicians sign an open letter published in Billboard: "Stop Gun Violence Now."
Sir Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Michael Stipe, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and many others also participate.
Unlike several other artists, Thom Yorke and co. are embracing the use of social media during their concerts.
Last week, The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney became the latest musician to speak out about YouTube’s purportedly freewheeling use of unlicensed content, following in the footsteps of Trent Reznor and Thom Yorke. Carney went on a Twitter...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Sufjan Stevens, Mark Pritchard, Andrei Eremin, Thom Yorke Song: Braille Face - Backwards/Medicated What's so good? Shuffling beats rumble as wavering synths tangle with melodic piano phrases. “I’ve been here before - backwards, medicated,” sings a voice in a style that echoes the yearning and vulnerable quality of Sufjan Stevens. Show More Summary
by Dave Segal The special rich-person version of A Moon Shaped Pool, which contains 32 pages of artwork, two LPs, two CDs, MP3s or WAVs, and a Thom Yorke eyelash. On June 17—the day their ninth album, A Moon Shaped Pool, comes out—the...Show More Summary
The Radiohead frontman serenades an Oxford crowd for the Queen's 90th birthday.
Everybody loves a good garden party, what with the little sandwiches, the pastel-colored shorts, and the colorful paper lanterns hung from trees, but even the best garden party could be improved by the addition of a sullen English guy playing alternative rock tunes on a guitar. Show More Summary
Yesterday afternoon, a Reddit user posted a text from his dad saying Thom Yorke was performing an acoustic set at a garden party. The story seems to check out: This morning, video emerged of Yorke playing Radiohead’s “Reckoner,” with a makeshift setup under a gazebo. Show More Summary
You know that guy — the one that always shows up to a party with an acoustic guitar in hand and starts a sing along, whether anyone wants him to or not. Well, Thom Yorke is totally one of those dudes. SEE ALSO: A brief history of Radiohead's...Show More Summary
It has been a rough couple of days, and in times like these it’s often tough to remember that the world is not a total loss. And, though Radiohead’s music is often beautiful, it’s also often tragic, so it’s weird that Thom Yorke would be the source of catharsis, and yet here we are. This […]
This could be the only time you’ve ever seen anyone who looks like Thom Yorke pull out a guitar at a party and not groaned, “Oh Jesus Lord,” as your eyes rolled back in your head. Redditor verylittlesound got a text from his dad yesterday informing him that “Tom (sic) ... More »
We’ve all been there—you’re out at a backyard barbecue or a friendly little get-together, just hanging out, when Thom Yorke breaks out a guitar to liven things up. At least, that’s apparently what happened Sunday afternoon at an Oxford, England garden party. Show More Summary
Radiohead singer Thom Yorke played an acoustic rendition of In Rainbows song “Reckoner” in his neighbor's garden. Yorke smiled and exchanged friendly banter with the appreciative crowd. He sipped from a champagne flute and bobbed his head to the beat. Radiohead's new studio album A Moon Shaped Pool was released last month. Though Yorke has expressed distaste for...
These days, Radiohead are maintaining a busy schedule of festival shows, but it appears that frontman Thom Yorke took the time over the weekend to play a very, very small show for some neighbors who didn’t know who he was. Yesterday, one of Yorke’s neighbors in Oxford reportedly held a garden party, presumably to celebrate […]
Setlist included "Desert Island Disk", "No Surprises", "Street Spirit", "Reckoner", and more.
Spotify’s Radiohead offerings have remained incomplete since Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich called out the music streaming company’s compensation structure as unfair. They went so far as to pull Amok, an album released by their side project Atoms For Peace, from Spotify back in 2013. Show More Summary