The promotional side of putting out a record is probably not the most fun part of being in a band (see Radiohead's Meeting People is Easy), but it can look like (kinda) fun if its shot and shown in...
Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood, Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur and filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson trekked to northwest India to record with the Rajasthan Express, a collaboration that was documented in the film Junun. Now, Nonesuch Records have unveiled an outtake from the documentary with the intimate, magical session that resulted in the track "Hu,"...
To make the new album Junun, Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood and Israeli-American composer Shye Ben Tzur went to India to record with the Rajasthan Express, a group of Indian musicians. The great filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson filmed everything and make a documentary about it. And in a newly-shared outtake from the movie, as Pitchfork points out, […]
Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood recently travelled to India to record the excellent Junun, a new album with Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur, the Rajasthan Express, and Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. Director Paul Thomas Anderson accompanied the group to shoot a documentary, also called Junun. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Animal Collective, Radiohead, Baths Song: Son Lux - Redone (Ft. Olga Bell) What's so good? Right on the heels of their newly release Bones, Son Lux brings us multiple mixes of one of the album’s greatest singles, "Undone." One of the new versions, titled "Redone," is potentially the most grandiose song we have ever heard from Son Lux. Show More Summary
After wowing us with some Hendrix, musician Luna Lee dials it down a notch for a moving performance of the Radiohead classic Creep, played on her traditional Korean string instrument, the Gayageum.
Sounds like: Regina Spektor, tUnE-yArDs, Emiliana Torrini Song: Phia - So Far, So Close What's so good? You might remember Phia from roughly two months ago when we pickd up her cover of Radiohead's "15 Step." Turns out she's on a bit...Show More Summary
01. Ryoji Ikeda - "data.hypercomplex" (Dataplex) 02. Radiohead - "Packt Like Sardines in a Crushd Tin Box" (Amnesiac) 03. DJ Sprinkles - "House Music is Controllable Desire You Can Own" (Midtown 120 Blues) 04. JoJo - "Too Little Too Late" (The High Road) 05. Show More Summary
Requested by Carl • Compiled by Head of the Narcotics Bureau 01. Ryoji Ikeda - “data.hypercomplex” (Dataplex) 02. Radiohead - “Packt Like Sardines in a Crushd Tin Box” (Amnesiac) 03. DJ Sprinkles - “House Music is Controllable Desire You Can Own” (Midtown 120 Blues) 04. Show More Summary
Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood joins an Indian qawwali group and Israeli singer/guitarist for one of the most inspiring intercontinental musical collaborations in recent memory. [ more › ]
Radiohead guitarist takes the backseat and lets the locals explore new ground.
To make the new album Junun, Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood went to India to record with the Israeli-American composer Shye Ben Tzur and with the Rajasthan, a group that plays a few different strains of traditional Indian music. As such, it’s not a solo album, and the album’s packaging takes care not to highlight Greenwood. But […]
Sounds like: Radiohead, Collarbones, HTRK, Thom Yorke Song: Marcus Whale - If (demo) What's so good? Chances are that you're well aware of Marcus Whale's movements, as a part of both Collarbones and Black Vanilla. "If (demo)" is hisShow More Summary
The Radiohead guitarist teams up with Israeli composer and Indian music collective.
Boots “Only” This song feels like a cousin to Radiohead’s “Nude,” and falls into a similar aesthetic territory in which terror, depression, and anxiety is rendered in this oddly graceful and sexy way. A lot of that comes from how the arrangement feels like a jazzy R&B ballad that’s been gutted to the point that […]
Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood recently travelled to India to record a new album with Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur, qawwali group the Rajasthan Express, and Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. That album is called Junun, and you can hear it below, via NPR. Junun is also the name of Paul Thomas Anderson's documentary about the process. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Deutsch Duke, Chet Faker, Radiohead, Bonobo Song: O MER - Now I'm Alive What's so good? Wow, it's been a really good week for incredible, unusual electronic music. Hailing from Tel Aviv and now based in Brooklyn, this is O Mer. Show More Summary
Four Tet is such an endlessly prolific and inventive producer that its’ easy to forget he’s been putting out records since the late ’90s. And even before that, he apparently had a pretty cool distinction as a music fan. As Pitchfork reports, Kieran Hebden recently told BBC 6 Music’s Gilles Peterson that he was in […]
Photo via BBC 6 Music Yesterday, Four Tet joined BBC 6 Music's Gilles Peterson for a two-hour special about his career called Words & Music With Four Tet. The chat spans from his early days in Fridge through to getting covered by J Dilla, teaming with the late Steve Reid, and many more landmark moments. Show More Summary
"If Thom Yorke shit into a light bulb and started blowing it like an empty beer bottle it’d probably get 9 out of 10." …