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Films made about teenagers are ephemeral by default. That doesn’t make them forgettable, but while plotlines traverse decades (Clueless is, after all, based on Jane Austen’s Emma), trends don’t. Teen movies are nothing if not a burial ground for every gadget and outfit once thought of as “cool.” But music doesn’t go out of style… More »

The most important Radiohead video is probably this clip, of the band playing “Creep” at the MTV Beach House in 1993. That’s the video that showed what the band could’ve easily been: A one-hit wonder playing for disinterested frat boys and beach bunnies, looking uncomfortable and humiliated while knocking out their one perfect diamond of… More »

More than a year after they released The Bends, Radiohead spent their summer touring North America’s finer outdoor shed venues, opening for Alanis Morrisette. Considering the lordly spot Radiohead now occupy, that seems like a gross indignity. But they were lucky to be there. At least in the U.S., The Bends was not an anticipated… More »

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Philip Selway: Radiohead “Want To Finish” New Album This Fall

Radiohead were expected to resume work on their next album in September -- their first since 2011's lukewarmly received but cult-beloved The King Of Limbs
Chris DeVille | September 4, 2015 - 11:13 am
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Paul Thomas Anderson Made A Film About Jonny Greenwood’s Indian Recording Sessions

Radiohead guitarist/arranger/grown-up whiz-kid Jonny Greenwood has long been in the background of Paul Thomas Anderson's films -- Greenwood scored Anderson's last three movies, There Will
Chris DeVille | August 21, 2015 - 12:59 pm
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Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood Shares His Current Cultural Recommendations

Jonny Greenwood is the lead guitarist and keyboardist for Radiohead, which already gives him a huge amount of pop cultural cachet. But he's also celebrated…
Peter Helman | August 16, 2015 - 8:42 pm
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Watch A Young Thom Yorke Perform “High And Dry” With His Pre-Radiohead Band Headless Chickens

Headless Chickens, in addition to being a '90s New Zealand group, were Thom Yorke's short-lived pre-Radiohead band, formed while he was studying at Exeter University…
Peter Helman | July 13, 2015 - 8:50 pm
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Spotify Hater Thom Yorke Is Streaming His Albums On Apple Music

In July 2013, Thom Yorke pulled his solo album The Eraser and the Atoms For Peace album AMOK off the streaming services Spotify, Rdio, and…
Michael Nelson | June 30, 2015 - 6:00 pm
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Phil Selway Discusses Radiohead History, New Album With Ghostpoet On Talkhouse Podcast

Radiohead multi-instrumentalist Jonny Greenwood has meted out brief updates about the band's follow-up to 2011's King Of Limbs, including the news that they're working o…
Caitlin White | June 25, 2015 - 5:02 pm
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Watch Radiohead’s Philip Selway Play Two Songs On Kimmel

Philip Selway will always be best-known as Radiohead's drummer. But in recent years, he's also carved out a nice lane for himself by releasing a…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2015 - 10:06 am
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Jonny Greenwood Confirms Radiohead Are Recording A Version Of ’90s Rarity “Lift”

Last month Jonny Greenwood talked to Dutch website 3voor12 about Radiohead's progress in the studio, but as Consequence Of Sound notes, the interview just captured…
Chris DeVille | June 17, 2015 - 2:30 pm
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“Radio Head” Was Inspired By The Guy Who Played Ned Ryerson In Groundhog Day

Any serious Radiohead fan knows that after wisely dropping On A Friday, they named themselves after "Radio Head," a Talking Heads song from the 1986…
Chris DeVille | May 29, 2015 - 2:05 pm
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Preview Thom Yorke’s 18-Days-Long Soundtrack To Stanley Donwood’s New Art Exhibit

The English artist Stanley Donwood has designed every Radiohead album since The Bends, and he's also done the art for Atoms For Peace and for…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2015 - 11:18 am

This Is A Very Surprising Oral History Of Radiohead’s OK Computer

Back in March, we hosted our first-ever Radiohead Week in celebration of the 20th anniversary of The Bends. It went over really well, mostly because…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 29, 2015 - 2:02 pm
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Gov’t Mule & Toots Hibbert Share A Reggae Radiohead Cover

Jam-band Radiohead covers are practically a genre unto themselves, and here's an especially weird one. In 2006, Gov't Mule, the Southern-rock jam band founded by…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2015 - 9:32 am
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5 Ideas For Your Next Tattoo Of Thom Yorke’s Face

Unlike Radiohead albums, it's not really fair for me to rank band-inspired tattoos from worst to best. At the end of the day, that's someone'…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 12, 2015 - 3:59 pm
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Stereogum Presents… OKX: A Tribute To OK Computer

For this #tbt chapter of Radiohead Week, we're reissuing (ha) our original track-for-track tribute to OK Computer. Stereogum's free, downloadable compilation was released in July…
Scott Lapatine | March 12, 2015 - 12:15 pm
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30 Essential Radiohead Non-Album Tracks

My passionate teenage obsession with Radiohead coincided with the rise of Napster. So whereas previous generations of fanatical music fans lived and died by record…
Chris DeVille | March 11, 2015 - 3:19 pm
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Meredith Graves Interviews Her Dad About Radiohead

I have almost nothing to say on the subject of Radiohead. I barely know anything about their music, because I've never liked it. It's not…
Meredith Graves | March 11, 2015 - 12:06 pm
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In Defense Of The King Of Limbs

If you look at the numbers, The King Of Limbs was a success. Its Metacritic score rests at a robust 80, ranking it above 2001'…
Ryan Leas | March 10, 2015 - 2:05 pm
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