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Given how many amazing records Nigel Godrich has produced (and how he’s now basically an honorary member of Radiohead), it’s easy to forget that he’s also a pretty amazing musician in his own right. Not only is Godrich a member of Atoms For Peace (alongside Thom Yorke and Flea), but he now adds Ultraísta to… More »

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Progress Report: Luke Temple opens up about the band’s serendipitous new Nigel Godrich-produced album

Sometimes life really is a lot like a romantic comedy. I’m thinking specifically of that Gwyneth Paltrow movie Sliding Doors (I apologize) or any number of Lifetime cable movies that explore that age-old… More »

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Watch Thom Yorke And Nigel Godrich’s Surprise Latitude Set

In addition to guesting with Portishead, Thom Yorke played a surprise set at the UK’s Latitude festival this past Sunday, and as Pitchfork points out, the Yorke-inspired Tumblr Rabbit In My Headlights has fan-made video of the full set. Longtime Radiohead producer and Atoms For Peace bandmate Nigel Godrich accompanied Yorke. Their set included music… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 21, 2015 - 3:08 pm

Thom Yorke’s Making A Surprise Appearance At Latitude Today

Thom Yorke might be playing a surprise set at England’s Latitude Festival today. As NME reports, Radiohead producer/friend Nigel Godrich just tweeted the album cover of Yorke’s 2014 solo outing Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes along with the Latitude logo, which certainly seems like a pretty big hint, although there’s no confirmation or details just yet. Ed… More »

By: Peter Helman / July 18, 2015 - 1:58 pm

Thom Yorke Announces Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes Show In Tokyo

Even though Thom Yorke released Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes last year, he still hasn’t done any shows in support of his new material. But last night, producer/friend Nigel Godrich announced that Yorke would play his first solo show since the release on 8/15 as part of Tokyo’s Summersonic Festival. He’ll be playing an all-night show at… More »

By: James Rettig / June 8, 2015 - 9:30 am

Thom Yorke & Nigel Godrich Tease Mystery Record

Most of the members of Radiohead have been busy lately with solo endeavors. But we learned over the summer that the band was planning to reconvene and record in September. And guess what month it is? Over the weekend, Thom Yorke sent the internet into a tizzy when he posted the above image on TwitterMore »

By: Tom Breihan / September 22, 2014 - 8:41 am

Watch Thom Yorke Play Another Surprise DJ Set At Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Radiohead main man Thom Yorke apparently really enjoys showing up at random gatherings and playing music for whoever’s there, even if it’s just eight people in a field in Cornwall. Way back in 2009, he showed up at the Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles and spun records. On Tuesday night, he was back there again,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 29, 2014 - 1:49 pm

Nigel Godrich Responds To LSE’s Pro-File-Sharing Report

Atoms For Peace’s Nigel Godrich has taken to Tumblr to respond to a recent pro-file-sharing study done by the London School Of Economics called “Copyright & Creation: A Case For Promoting Inclusive Online Sharing.” Setting up the post like the paper itself, Godrich titled his “Copyright & Creation much?” and responded to their thesis, writte… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / October 11, 2013 - 4:19 pm

Atoms For Peace Pull Music From Spotify

Atoms For Peace have pulled all of their music from Spotify. “Someone gotta say something,” Nigel Godrich tweeted this morning. “It’s bad for new music.” Thom Yorke has pulled his solo album The Eraser from Spotify as well. Read the band’s explanation via Godrich’s Twitter below. More »

By: Liz Pelly / July 14, 2013 - 1:37 pm

Ultraísta – “Our Song (Zero 7 Remix)”

Considering how much attention Atoms For Peace has gotten, you may have forgotten that Nigel Godrich has another band, called Ultraísta. Last year we heard some remixes of the band by the likes of David Lynch and Four Tet, and now we can expect some more — because they’ve announced a full remix album due… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 13, 2013 - 12:38 pm

Atoms For Peace Talk EDM, Tumblr, Bruno Mars In Amusing New Interview

If it weren’t already evidenced by Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich’s edition of Rookie Mag’s “Ask A Grown Man,” the two of them prove quick-witted, beaming with personality, and excellent foils in a new interview with Simon Vozick-Levinson of Rolling Stone. The two discuss the difference between Flying Lotus and Calvin Harris, who they compare… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 23, 2013 - 11:20 am

Watch Thom Yorke & Nigel Godrich Answer Questions From Teenage Girls

Rookie Mag, the progressive online publication for teenage girls that picks up where Sassy Magazine left off, has an on-going column called “Ask A Grown Man,” in which celebrities field questions from their readers and offer advice from a seasoned perspective. Past guests have included Jimmy Fallon, Community’s Danny Pudi, and an especially-awkward Jon Hamm. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 9, 2013 - 3:36 pm

Watch Thom Yorke And Nigel Godrich Play “Black Swan” And “Stuck Together Pieces” In NYC

My reaction to seeing that Atoms For Peace have released another high-definition YouTube video of their Le Poisson Rouge performance from a while back was summed up quite well by a commenter on the video by the name of PhilosoraptorIris: “FUCK YEA ANOTHER ONE.” Well said, Iris, well said. It’s because everything that made the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / April 2, 2013 - 3:25 pm

Thom Yorke & Nigel Godrich Announce Live Dates

Thom Yorke announced on his Twitter today that he and Radiohead producer/Atoms For Peace member Nigel Godrich are playing a few special live shows together: “out & about with two turntables & a microphone.” (If this means that Yorke is rapping, then the internet is about to become an even scarier place.) They’re playing Londo… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 4, 2013 - 11:56 am

Ultraísta – “Wash It Over” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich is the boldfaced name in the new trio Ultraísta, but he doesn’t show up in the video for “Wash It Over,” a synthed-up kraut-pop song from the band’s 2012 self-titled debut. Instead, we see swirling, hypnotic color-patterns projected on the face of singer Laura Bettinson. Check out the video and the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2013 - 12:34 pm

Atoms For Peace – “Judge, Jury And Executioner”

AMOK, the debut album from Atoms For Peace — Thom Yorke’s new band, also featuring Flea, Nigel Godrich, Joey Waronker, and Mauro Refosco — is due out in a few weeks. We’ve already heard one song from the album, “Default,” and now we’ve got one more. “Judge, Jury And Executioner” sounds like a Radiohead song… More »

By: Michael Nelson / January 7, 2013 - 4:02 pm

Ultraísta – “Our Song” Video

Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich’s new band, Ultraísta — also featuring Joey Waronker and Laura Bettinson — released their self-titled debut LP a couple weeks ago. Prior to its release, we’d heard a number of tracks from the album — “Strange Formula,” “Bad Insect,” “… More »

By: Michael Nelson / October 19, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Ultraísta – “Bad Insect”

Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich has a new band called Ultraísta, a trio that also features Joey Waronker and Laura Bettinson. We’ve already heard their songs “Smalltalk” and “Static Light,” and now they’ve announced the impending release of their self-titled debut album, coming this fall. Below, hear a hazy sway of a synthpop track called “Bad… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 22, 2012 - 2:07 pm

Ultraísta – “Static Light”

A little while ago, we posted a track called “Smalltalk” from Nigel Godrich’s new band Ultraísta, a percussive electronica outfit. Recently, the group posted a new song called “Static Light” and an accompanying visual that’s a lot like the first clip we saw. Stream the warm, rhythmic jam below. More »

By: Corban Goble / June 13, 2012 - 4:03 pm

Meet Nigel Godrich’s New Band, Ultraísta

Nigel Godrich is best known for being behind the boards for a slew of seminal rock records, things like Radiohead’s Kid A and Beck’s Sea Change. He’s also a practicing musician that you’ve probably seen manning some electronic rig as one of the pieces in Thom Yorke’s Atoms For Piece ensemble, and lately he’s bee… More »

By: Corban Goble / May 9, 2012 - 4:22 pm
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