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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 Thom Yorke’s solo endeavors. Right now, Donwood’s work in display in the Sydney museum Carriageworks, in an exhibit called “The Panic Office.” As Pitchfork points out, Yorke created a score… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 22, 2015 - 11:18 am

Thom Yorke’s On The Cover Of An Iranian Book About Sex And Relationship Problems

For some reason, an old Thom Yorke promo photo seems to have been repurposed for the cover of an Iranian book about sex and relationship problems. As Buzzfeed points out, the artwork for مشکلات جنسی و زناشویی در مردان (which translates to Marital And Sexual Problems In Men) features Yorke plus two other unidentified men. More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 11, 2015 - 1:52 pm

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’s art and another person’s flesh that I’m critiquing, and this isn’t the right platform for it. Who am I to declare this misspelled Hail To The Thief chest piece… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 12, 2015 - 3:59 pm

Stream Thom Yorke & 3D’s UK Gold Soundtrack

The UK Gold is a new documentary film about the UK’s long and sordid history of tax-dodging, which is apparently an entire industry over there. And to put together the film’s soundtrack, the film’s producers recruited the ’90s trainspotter dream team of Thom Yorke and Massive Attack’s Robert “3D” Del Naja, who showed up together… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 25, 2015 - 8:37 am

XL Teases Atoms For Peace “Save The Date”

UPDATE: XL tells us it was a misunderstanding…

The image is in fact just a photo of a detail from the screen printing room in the XL office (the label often does limited runs of screen printed posters and record sleeves). We’ve been posting a few office details recently such as http://instagram.com/p/v5qB99hR8I/?modal=true and… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 12, 2015 - 5:36 pm

Thom Yorke May Have Made $20M On Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes

When Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke released his solo album Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes in September, he found a novel way to do it, selling the surprise release as a BitTorrent bundle for $6 a pop. About a week later, fans had downloaded the album a million times. As Gigaom reports, BitTorrent claims that by the end… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 5, 2015 - 3:11 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We skipped 5 Best Songs last week because of Christmas; we probably could’ve skipped it this week because of New Year’s, but man, the songs were stacking up. Anyway, if we were going for accuracy rather than consistency, this list would be titled The 5 Best Songs Of This Week And Last Week, as a… More »

By: Stereogum / January 2, 2015 - 5:46 pm

Thom Yorke – “Youwouldn’tlikemewhenI’mangry”

Thom Yorke made headlines for releasing Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes via BitTorrent earlier this year, and now he’s brought the album to Bandcamp, a slightly more traditional virtual storefront. He put the album up on the website for purchase today, along with a new song called “Youwouldn’tlikemewhenI’mangry.” His Bandcamp website also includes some new merch, including… More »

By: James Rettig / December 26, 2014 - 10:25 am

Flying Lotus Really Wanted To Be On Yeezus, Hints At Thom Yorke Collaboration

You’re Dead!, the morbid new jazz-fusion odyssey from Flying Lotus, comes out tomorrow, and the album has cameos from rap stars Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg. But apparently, FlyLo really, really wants to work with one guy, one who won’t return his calls. You will probably not be surprised to learn that Kanye West i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 6, 2014 - 9:24 am

Thom Yorke’s BitTorrent Project Hits 1 Million Downloads

Thom Yorke’s Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes has reached 1 million downloads, according to a blog post on Bittorrent‘s website. That number also includes free downloads of the single “A Brain In A Bottle” and its corresponding video. Bittorrent downloads of Yorke’s new album do not count towards the Billboard charts, at least not yet. In Billboard‘… More »

By: James Rettig / October 2, 2014 - 7:03 pm

The Week In Pop: With “Rather Be,” Brainy Hybrid Band Clean Bandit Finds The Feeling

The idea behind Clean Bandit, the British quartet whose dance hit “Rather Be” cracked the American top 10 this week, is to combine classical works by composers like Shostakovich and Beethoven with modern electronic music. The title of their first single, 2010’s “Mozart’s House,” cheekily spelled it out. It’s not exactly a new idea, but… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 2, 2014 - 4:15 pm

Will Thom Yorke’s Surprise Album Top This Week’s Billboard 200?

You probably already know this, but on Friday, Thom Yorke dropped a new surprise album called Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes and effectively broke the internet. As an experiment, Yorke sold the album via BitTorrent, charging buyers six bucks a pop for the digital files. A lot of people bought it, and we know this because theMore »

By: Tom Breihan / September 29, 2014 - 9:57 am

Premature Evaluation: Thom Yorke Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes

Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes deserves to be taken on its own terms — and on those terms, it’s a marvelous piece of work. This is a Thom Yorke album, though, so it’s impossible not to experience the music in the context of his long, legendary career. Furthermore, the album arrives during somewhat of a cold spell… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 26, 2014 - 4:20 pm

Thom Yorke Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes Comment Party

Thom Yorke just dropped the hell out of nowhere with the announcement of a new album, Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, and already you can buy the thing: $6 for the digital album and “A Brain In A Bottle” video or £30 for deluxe vinyl + digital. It’s the first ever paygated torrent. More »

By: Michael Nelson / September 26, 2014 - 11:09 am

Now Thom Yorke’s Teasing New “A Wolf At The Door” Lyrics, For Some Reason

Over the weekend, both Thom Yorke and Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich teased the world by tweeting an image of a mysterious white vinyl record. We didn’t know what that meant, and we still don’t. And now Yorke has added another layer. He’s tweeted an image of a lyric sheet for “A Wolf At The Door,”… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 23, 2014 - 9:13 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

Check Out New Radiohead Sounds & Visuals In Updated PolyFauna App

In a new interview with BBC Radio 6 Music, Radiohead’s Phil Selway told Mary Anne Hobbs, “There’s always that sense that [Radiohead’s] best record is still to come. There’s still a lot creativity we can do together.” He also told NME they’ll hit the studio this month. Until we hear what they come up with,… More »

By: James Rettig / September 2, 2014 - 9:51 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

Thom Yorke DJ’d For 8 People At Leopallooza

Leopallooza is a tiny music festival in Cornwall, England described by organizers as “The greatest house party… in a field.” It’s so tiny, in fact, that at about 2:30AM Saturday night the number of people remaining on site dwindled to single digits. That’s when none other than Thom Yorke hopped on stage for a secret… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 4, 2014 - 12:54 pm
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