Tag Archives: Radiohead

Thursday News Roundup

It’s been real, R.E.M.

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Monday News Roundup

Radiohead has started to make headlines again this year, with the announcement of their appearance on a one-hour special edition of the popular comedy-satire series The Colbert Report. Colbert himself has said of the show, “I look forward to meeting the Radioheads and leveraging their anti-corporate indie cred to raise brand awareness for my sponsors.”Read more...

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Sonic Roundup 7/13

Montreal’s Handsome Furs have a new video for “What About Us,” coinciding with the release of their newest album, Sound Kapital. Directed by Scott Coffey (who also directed the Furs’ “I’m Confused” and Wolf Parade‘s “Yulia”), the clip features a surreal midnight romp under freeways and in motel rooms, with plenty of sexual intonations. KEXPRead more...

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Tuesday News Catchup

We here at KEXP hope that our listeners had a fun but safe Fourth of July -- the fewer limbs blown off, the better in our book. Now that everything’s mostly back to normal, here’s a look into what music news you may have missed while lighting fuses and running in the opposite direction. WonderingRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 6/22

If Radiohead‘s King of Limbs left you unsatisfied, the band has released a clip of themselves playing a new song. This one’s called “Staircase,” and was recorded with Portishead drummer Clive Deamer for producer Nigel Godrich‘s performance series “From the Basement.” Watch it below. KEXP listeners should be familiar with Wild Flag by now -Read more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Some concerning news starts off this week’s roundup as Jenny Conlee, the lovely Decemberists’ mulit-instrumentalist, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Thankfully, the cancer was caught early and the “prognosis is very very good for a full recovery.” As per Jenny’s request, no tour dates will be canceled, but the band will certainly be playingRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

No, Radiohead are still not done. Since unceremoniously releasing their 8th studio album, The King of Limbs, Thom Yorke and co. have been popping up everywhere in music news blotters, and it continues this week as the band will be releasing a “newspaper version” of their new album. You remember a few weeks ago whenRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Arcade Fire have announced a Deluxe Edition of their Grammy-winning 2010 LP The Suburbs that’ll be released June 27. The re-release will be packaged with two new songs, “Speaking in Tongues” and “Culture War”; a DVD of the forthcoming Spike Jonze-directed short film of the same name; and a making-of documentary. Last month, James MercerRead more...

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Read Thom Yorke Replies to Fan Mail

As Letters of Note points out, two responses to Radiohead fan mail have been unearthed. Both are penned by frontman Thom Yorke, one handwritten in ’94 and one typed in ’96. The first, pre-Bends, is a letter in which Yorke muses about someday having their plectrums framed while his bandmates are apparently recording, while theRead more...

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The Universal Sigh Hits Seattle

Today, at around quarter to 1, a small line formed on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. Stretching from ice creamery Molly Moon’s around the corner to Everyday Music, a quiet assemblage of people from all walks of life gathered in anticipation. Confused passers-by gave the crowd second and third glances, debating whether to stop and ask theirRead more...

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