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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

Watch Ultraísta Play Fallon

Despite recent show cancellations attributed to the birth of drummer Joey Waronker’s child, Ultraísta managed to play on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night, performing “Gold Dayzz” off their self-titled album. When we talked to Ultraísta last year, the band contemplated their live set-up in the hopes that eventual shows would be on par… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / January 30, 2013 - 4:05 pm

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

Nigel Godrich And Laura Bettinson Discuss Their New Project, Ultraísta

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 »

By: T. Cole Rachel / October 24, 2012 - 11:43 am

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 – “Strange Formula (David Lynch Remix)”

Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich has a new band called Ultraísta, and we’ve already heard a few of their songs, like “Smalltalk,” “Static Light,” and “Bad Insect.” And now auteur and relative music newcomer David Lynch has remixed their track “Strange Formula,” giving it a dark and heavy pulse. Listen below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 28, 2012 - 3:42 pm

Ultraísta – “Smalltalk (Four Tet Remix)”

Here’s a twittering remix of Ultraísta’s album track “Smaltalk,” in which Four Tet injects their delicate rumble into the proceedings. Ultraísta, of course, features Nigel Godrich, who is in a lot of bands. Hear Four Tet’s remix below. More »

By: Corban Goble / September 11, 2012 - 4:53 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