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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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Live Nation Charged Over Fatal Radiohead Stage Collapse

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…
Liz Pelly | June 8, 2013 - 3:15 pm

Thom Yorke – “Honey Pot”

Today, we celebrated the 10th birthday of Radiohead's Hail To The Thief, and we were also treated to a KCRW DJ set delivered by Thom…
Michael Nelson | June 7, 2013 - 3:52 pm
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Hail To The Thief Turns 10

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…
Chris DeVille | June 7, 2013 - 11:55 am
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Watch Thom Yorke Play Jonathan Ross

Just a few hours ago, Thom Yorke played a solo piano set on the UK program The Jonathan Ross Show. Check out recaps of the…
Liz Pelly | May 4, 2013 - 6:33 pm
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This Is The Worst Radiohead Tattoo

Sometimes you have to wonder if people really understand the permanence of a tattoo. I say this not as someone who has committed nothing permanently…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 17, 2013 - 4:04 pm
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Check Out The Insane Guest List For Radiohead At Irving Plaza ’97

When I was single, I would "impress" women by telling them about some of the cool mid-'90s concerts at which I spent generous portions of…
Michael Nelson | March 29, 2013 - 6:33 pm
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Watch Glee Cover Radiohead’s “Creep”

In its two decades of existence, "Creep," the anthem of disconnect that introduced Radiohead to the world, has endured all manner of covers. Prince sang…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2013 - 9:53 am
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Hear Radiohead’s “Harmonics Loop,” Thom Yorke’s “Has Been” In BBC Essential Mix

After their DJ set at Berlin’s Berghain Club last night, Atoms For Peace's Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich took over Radio 1 with a two-hour…
Scott Lapatine | March 9, 2013 - 10:41 am
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Deconstructing: 20 Years Of Thom Yorke

The most memorable moment of my junior year Homecoming night wasn't the dinner (who knows where), the dance (in my high school gymnasium, I think?)…
Chris DeVille | February 26, 2013 - 1:40 pm
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Pablo Honey Turns 20

Every once in a while, you'll still meet people who claim that Pablo Honey is Radiohead's best album. Musical taste is an entirely subjective thing,…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2013 - 3:57 pm
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Stream Previously Unreleased Thom Yorke Mixes

Thom Yorke is on the cover of the latest edition of the British magazine Dazed & Confused, which doesn't seem like that great of a…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2013 - 2:07 pm
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Hear Willow Smith Sample Radiohead

Fun fact: Last year, Jaden Smith, the Karate Kid remake star and the son of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, released The Cool Cafe, a…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2013 - 9:44 am
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Watch Frank Ocean Cover Radiohead’s “Fake Plastic Trees”

Frank Ocean continues to own our soul. Last Thursday, the man played a short set at a press conference for Spotify. And during that set,…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2012 - 9:32 am
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Craftwerk: The 10 Weirdest Radiohead Items On Etsy

When I was a teenager, I had a little bit of a “everything Radiohead” phase. I didn’t take it as far as my friend David…
Corban Goble | November 13, 2012 - 10:40 am
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Radiohead On A Friday Demo Cassettes Going For $50K On eBay

People are always going on about how you can't make any money with music, but I'm here to tell you that's simply not true! Case…
Michael Nelson | November 5, 2012 - 10:28 am
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Atoms For Peace AMOK Details

A couple of years ago, Thom Yorke formed a new band so that he could tour his solo stuff; it had the head-spinning lineup of…
Tom Breihan | November 5, 2012 - 8:39 am
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Radiohead Albums From Worst To Best

“Big things have small beginnings.” So says Michael Fassbender’s character in Prometheus. He was referring to a blob of alien goo that would go on to…
Doug Moore | October 25, 2012 - 11:02 am
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Watch Radiohead Play Austin City Limits

Teased a while back, PBS aired Radiohead's new episode of Austin City Limits over the weekend. Head below to watch the set and scope the…
Corban Goble | October 8, 2012 - 9:11 am
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The 10 Best Indie Rock Documentaries

In a perfect world, all albums would be self-contained universes. A good album can communicate complex emotions and ideas with the aid of just a…
Doug Moore | September 18, 2012 - 2:26 pm
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Preview Radiohead, Bon Iver On Austin City Limits

This fall, Austin City Limits will begin its 38th season with Radiohead and Bon Iver, and recently the venerable PBS series posted previews of those…
Corban Goble | August 28, 2012 - 9:06 am
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