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Radiohead Honor Drum Tech, Play “Treefingers” At Live Return

In a tribute to Scott Johnson, the drum tech that passed away after the tragic stage collapse in Toronto, Radiohead performed “Reckoner” as a third encore last night in Nimes, France as photos of Johnson displayed on screens behind the band. They also played instrumental Kid A track “Treefingers” for the first time ever. A… More »

By: Corban Goble / July 11, 2012 - 10:01 am

Jack White Confirms Radiohead Third Man Recordings

Onstage at Bonnaroo last month, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke hinted at some sort of collaboration between the band and Jack White. And now Jack White has confirmed that Radiohead did indeed record something at White’s Third Man studios, though White himself wasn’t directly involved. More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 5, 2012 - 11:23 am

Radiohead Cancel Shows, Release Statement On Stage Collapse

Radiohead will cancel seven European shows in response to last weekend’s tragic stage collapse in Toronto. Their official statement, via Dead Air Space:… More »

By: Corban Goble / June 21, 2012 - 3:06 pm

Radiohead Stage Collapse Kills Drum Tech

Last night, Radiohead were set to play a show at Toronto’s Downsview Park. But during the setup for their show, the stage collapsed, killing one person and injuring three others. The person who died has been identified as Scott Johnson, a drum technician for the band. More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 17, 2012 - 7:47 pm

Billy Corgan Will “Piss On Fucking Radiohead”

Billy Corgan had some words for Radiohead and their “pomposity” in a recent interview. Here’s Billy:… More »

By: Corban Goble / June 12, 2012 - 12:22 pm

Watch Radiohead Debut “Full Stop” In Chicago

Radiohead has been soundchecking a new song, and that song, called “Full Stop,” made its live debut over the weekend in Chicago. And guess what? At least one person at the show had a smartphone/recording device! The song is a swirling, uptempo thing in the lane of something like “Jigsaw Falling Into Place,” and it… More »

By: Corban Goble / June 11, 2012 - 9:11 am

Watch Radiohead Play Bonnaroo 2012, Hint At Jack White Collab

Radiohead played Bonnaroo last night, and though they didn’t play the new song they’ve been soundchecking, they did dedicate “Supercollider” to Jack White. “This song is for Jack White,” said Yorke. “We saw him yesterday. A big thank you to him, but we can’t tell you why. You’ll find out.” Do with that what you… More »

By: Corban Goble / June 9, 2012 - 1:04 pm

Radiohead Soundcheck New Song “Full Stop”

On the past couple stops of their US tour, Radiohead has soundchecked a new song called “Full Stop,” an urgent, bass-heavy track. Listen hard to hear it — it’s barely there — below in some fan videos. More »

By: Corban Goble / June 7, 2012 - 9:15 am

Quakers – “Fitta Happier” Video (Feat. Guilty Simpson & M.E.D.)

Fitta Happier,” a track from Portishead production mastermind Geoff Barrow’s indie-rap project Quakers, features Stones Throw all-stars Guilty Simpson and M.E.D. rocking over a sample of a marching band covering Radiohead’s “The National Anthem.” Fittingly, the video finds the two formal-dressed rappers and a similarly attired set of drummers and horn players. Barrow is nowhere… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 23, 2012 - 4:53 pm

Hear OK Computer & Kid A 8-Bit Style

Composer/geek Quinton Song has created full-length, 8-bit versions of Radiohead’s two most monolithic records, OK Computer and Kid A, which I suppose is ironic because of how anti-technology (at least lyrically) those records tend to lean. How does it stack up with Super Morrissey Bros, though? Listen below and decide. More »

By: Corban Goble / May 21, 2012 - 5:18 pm

Coachella 2012 Weekend 2 In Photos

With their first Coachella 2012 performances a not-quite-distant memory, over the weekend some artists engaged in live collaborations to make for unique experiences in their second fest go-around. John Fogerty joined the Black Keys, Annie Clark of St. Vincent sang with Andrew Bird, and Thom Yorke came out during Modeselektor’s set to perform “Shipwreck.” The… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / April 23, 2012 - 5:49 pm

Thom Yorke Joins Modeselektor, DJs Day And Night At Coachella Weekend 2

With his band’s Coachella duties taken care of, Thom Yorke apparently decided to have some fun during the second Coachella weekend. Below, we’ve got video of him joining his abstract-techno buddies Modselektor onstage. He also showed up at an Ace Hotel Brainfeeder pool party to play records alongside Flying Lotus and the Gaslamp Killer, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 23, 2012 - 5:17 pm

Preview Radiohead On Austin City Limits

PBS is going to air a Radiohead episode of Austin City Limits. Nice! It will run in the fall. Not as nice! Seeing as that is five months away, the kind ACL folks have uploaded this clip of the band doing “Lotus Flower,” which means you get a PBS-sized dose of Thom Yorke’s patented “LotusMore »

By: Amrit Singh / April 20, 2012 - 3:56 pm

Radiohead Cover Rolling Stone

Whoomp, there it is. Radiohead’s on the cover of April’s Rolling Stone, the second time the full band has appeared on the cover (if you’re just counting Yorke as a Radiohead avatar, it’s the third time for the band). David Fricke’s story is up online if you’ve got a Rolling Stone subscription. More »

By: Corban Goble / April 16, 2012 - 11:17 am

Watch Radiohead, Bon Iver, St. Vincent, Azealia Banks, And More Play Coachella 2012

Coachella weekend one rages on, and last night featured sets from marquee acts like Radiohead, Bon Iver, Azealia Banks and ASAP Rocky. Their sets have been thrown up online, which you can watch below. Notable: St. Vincent plays her new song, “KROKODIL,” during her performance. Also notable: streaming sets today (all times PST) include Wild… More »

By: Corban Goble / April 15, 2012 - 2:02 pm

Radiohead, Other Lives @ Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara 4/12/12

Prior to their highly anticipated closing set on Saturday at Coachella, Radiohead dropped by the Santa Barbara Bowl  and “packed the wrong weather” according to Thom Yorke. The setlist featured more newer songs — “The Daily Mail“, “Staircase,” “These Are My Twisted Words,” and “Supercollider” — but also included “Planet Telex” and “Paranoid Android” for… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / April 13, 2012 - 4:19 pm

15 Coachella 2012 Performances Not To Miss

COACHELLA BACK. And, this year, the bacchanalia stretches across two weekends featuring identical lineups, as well as an interim week of non-Coachella shows in L.A., so if you’re looking for live music in your city and there’s none to be had outside of that one bar band that always plays Happy Hour on Tuesdays at… More »

By: Stereogum / April 12, 2012 - 2:21 pm

Hear Macy Gray Cover Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Radiohead, Arcade Fire

Today, scratchy-voiced soul singer Macy Gray releases her new album Covered, which, naturally enough, consists mostly of covers. Most of those covers are fairly WTF in nature, including a version of Colbie Callait’s “Bubbly” that features motherfucking Idris Elba. Stringer Bell! Singing “Bubbly”! And below, we’ve got streams of Gray’s versions of the Yeah Yeah… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 26, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Radiohead, Other Lives @ Jobing.com Arena, Glendale 3/15/12

Closing out the first leg of their current tour, Radiohead blew away a sold-out crowd with solid 23 song setlist that spanned nearly two and a half hours. “Packed Like Sardines In A Crushd Tin Box” made its tour debut along with a host of King Of Limbs tracks and “Identikit.” Other Lives fulfilled the… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / March 16, 2012 - 3:00 pm

One Little Plane – “She Was Out In The Water” (Feat. Colin Greenwood)

One Little Plane is the guise of psych/folk musician Kathryn Bint, and later this spring she’ll put out a record (a follow-up to 2008’s Until) on the label run by Four Tet’s Kieran Hebden, Text Records. Listen to a track from that release, an ornate, slow-building number featuring Radiohead bassist Colin Greenwood and produced by… More »

By: Corban Goble / March 12, 2012 - 2:20 pm
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