Radiohead have announced a “unique” event that’s scheduled to take place next Friday (6/17) at record stores around the world. It’s called Live From A Moon Shaped Pool in honor of their recently-released album and will feature “an exclusive daly long audio stream from the band, competitions, instructional artworks, and more.” The event takes place on the same day AMSP arrives on Spotify. You can find a list of participating record stores here.
UPDATE: Fact points out that a London record store called Resident has shared details of the A Moon Shaped Pool event on their website. The day will apparently involve a special livestreamed two-hour set by Radiohead, free artwork by longtime Radiohead collaborator Stanley Donwood, and prizes including figurines from the “Burn The Witch” video. Read the full description below.
the day will feature:
· an exclusive audio broadcast of material specially curated by the band as well as a very special 2-hour live set of performances from their latest tour, featuring songs from the new album & favourites from the radiohead catalogue. this unique broadcast will start at 12pm on the shop stereo & the live set will be broadcast from 6pm.
· artwork created by radiohead’s primary visual collaborator, stanley donwood, for fans to take home (special two-part instructional artworks, based on his experiences creating the ‘a moon shaped pool’ album cover) – while stocks last!
· a free to enter prize draw for the chance to win some truly awesome prizes
customers attending our event on the day are welcome to enter a free prize draw, exclusive to stores participating in ‘live from a moon shaped pool’. you can’t enter via email / twitter / text / courier pigeon / telepathy i’m afraid – you have to physically come in the shop & sign up. winners will be selected at random by the xl recordings team & notified directly after june 27th.
1st prize – one winner will receive a selection of unique figurines used in the making of the radiohead video ‘burn the witch’ directed by chris hopewell
2nd prize – two winners will each receive a limited edition screenprint of stanley donwood artwork from his ‘a moon shaped pool’ series.
3rd prize – three winners will each receive a 35mm celluloid print of the paul thomas anderson directed video ‘daydreaming’ in a film canister.