Jonny Greenwood Shares Update On Radiohead’s Recording Sessions

Radiohead have been in and out of the studio since last fall. Presumably they’re working on their next album, but word has been mum about what exactly is going on. Jonny Greenwood broke that silence today, though, with an interview in Indian newspaper The Sunday Guardian. Here’s what Greenwood had to say about Radiohead’s progress:

We’ve done a couple of months of recording, and it has gone really well. We haven’t listened to anything back yet, so at the moment we’re all very happy. Now, I guess we’re going to go and listen to what we’ve done and see if we were right to be so happy. But we left it at a good place when we last stopped.

We’ve certainly changed our method again. It’s too involved [to explain how]. We’re kind of limiting ourselves; working in limits. So we’ll see what happens. It’s like we’re trying to use very old and very new technology together to see what happens.

Greenwood also talked about his choice of gear and the album he’s recording in India with Shye Ben Tzur. Read the full interview here, and check out Greenwood’s reworked Radiohead outtake “Spooks” from the Inherent Vice soundtrack while you’re at it.

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