Thom Yorke has a lot of money, but the rest of the world doesn’t, and he’s not about that. He teamed up with artist and long-time Radiohead collaborator Stanley Donwood on a painting, and now he’s auctioning that painting to raise money for charity. Show More Summary
A DiS party line?! These are the voices of two fervently passive-aggresive fanatics, shouting into the abyss to their hearts’ content, celebrating the 10th anniversary of Radiohead’s divisive sixth LP, Hail to the Thief. Read the full story on DrownedinSound.com
This is the first post in a series, which may collectively stretch to book length, chronicling the lyrical maunderings and vocal murmurings of Thom Yorke — Radiohead front man, singer-songwriter, misanthrope, redhead, and music’s most venerated bore. Yorke is, of course, gifted. He has a way with a tune and ... More »
The Ontario, Canada Ministry of Labour has charged three companies and one engineer in the wake of a deadly stage collapse at an outdoor Radiohead show in Toronto last year. The stage collapse, which happened just hours before the show was set to start, left Scott Johnson, Radiohead's drum tech dead and three other stage crew injured. Show More Summary
Bobbi Dean Live Nation Charged Over Fatal Radiohead Stage Collapse [Stereogum] The Photographers Have Left The Building [CNN] Cory Booker Formally Joins New Jersey Senate Race [The Root] Jack White [...]
T-Bone Burnett, John Mellencamp and Stephen King talk to All Things Considered about their new musical Ghosts of Darkland County. NME and Stereogum revisit Radiohead's Hail to the Thief album 10 years after its release. Judy Blume talks to All...
On June 16th, 2012, 33-year-old Radiohead drum technician Scott Johnston was killed after a stage collapse in Toronto. The crew was setting up for a concert that evening at Downsview Park when a portion of the stage caved in. One year later, charges are now being filed against the concert promoter Live Nation and others. [...]
If convinced, Live Nation could face millions of dollars in fines.
Isn't June grand? Who doesn't love that crisp, autumn air? Today: Mayor Ford’s former campaign manager said to be pushing the mayor to enter rehab, more on the Ford-Basso relationship, charges have been laid in last year's Radiohead stage collapse, sick day perks for police, and another weekend subway closure. Show More Summary
New York Times: The Ontario Ministry of Labor has brought charges against Live Nation Canada for safety violations in connection with the stage collapse at an outdoor Radiohead concert last year that killed the band’s drum technician, Scott Johnson, and injured three other workers, The Toronto Star reported on Friday. Read and comment. From artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com.
Today, we celebrated the 10th birthday of Radiohead’s Hail To Thief, and we were also treated to a KCRW DJ set delivered by Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich. Would it be fair to call this Thom Yorke Day? Yes and no, really, because as you know, round these parts, EVERY DAY IS THOM YORKE DAY. [...]
When I first heard Hail To The Thief I was in my best friend's car, it was raining, and we listened over and over and over again. I can't really tell you where I first heard many of the the albums I love, but for some reason that memory is so clear to me. Show More Summary
The UK outfit's polarizing sixth album gets re-examined on its 10th birthday.
Anytime Thom Yorke touches a turntable, it’s worth your while to pay attention. And today, Yorke and his Atoms For Peace bandmate (and frequent Radiohead collaborator) Nigel Godrich are going to spend an hour on-air at the Seattle radio station KCRW, playing records on the Morning Becomes Eclectic program. The hour-long set, which will also [...]
Every Radiohead album can be associated with some watershed moment in the band’s career. Pablo Honey is the one with “Creep,” still their most popular song by far if Spotify streams count for anything. The Bends is the one where they established themselves as guitar deities with staying power. OK Computer is the one that [...]
In the past decade or two, we've seen a significant wave of pop-based musicians who've taken a deep interest in the twentieth-century classical tradition. Radiohead, Björk, and Joanna Newsom come immediately to mind. Here are two younger examples, who otherwise...
In preparation for their first set of gigs since 2010, Atoms for Peace have been releasing short video clips from their rehearsal sessions...which include Radiohead songs. While it's still pretty much a guessing game as to what songs AFP will play, here are a few songs that seem reasonable.
Indie bands like Madison Rising need the power of social media more than a Radiohead or Rolling Stones. So when the conservative rockers' cover of The Star-Spangled Banner caught fire on sites like Facebook and Twitter last month it was very good news, indeed. Show More Summary
Simon James of Standard Design brought that idea to life with a series of posters that have Radiohead tracks listed on the spines of individual books.
Tel Aviv, Israel-based singer and songwriter Rotem Shefy and cellist Leat Sabbah have created a beautiful Middle-Eastern cover of the 1997 hit song “Karma Police” by Radiohead. It is available to purchase on Amazon and iTunes. Here is Radiohead’s original music video: videos via ShefitaANDSabbaba, EMI Music via Boing Boing