Tag Archives: Thom Yorke

Album Review: Atoms for Peace – AMOK

Yep, it’s that time again! The time when Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich drop another album and blow any lingering competition out of the water. Together with Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, as well as Ultraísta (and plenty more) drummer Joey Waronker and percussionist Mauro Refosco, we get Atoms for Peace, a painfully brilliantRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

As part of the Less Artists More Condo’s series put out by Famous Class, Cass McCombs gives us his sparse and sad, “If You Loved Me Before.” LAMC is a series which benefits  Ariel Panero Memorial Fund at VH1 Save the Music, which helps put music back in schools. The track is one half of theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Atoms for Peace‘s Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich will mark the release of their new album, Amok, with a brief series of shows. The duo will take on London, Berlin, and New York in the coming weeks to perform DJ sets along with special guests like Actress, Throwing Snow, Shed, and Anstam. Pitchfork has theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Because being the frontman for Radiohead and Atoms for Peace still leaves a little bit of free time in his schedule, Thom Yorke has been working on some soundtracks across the past year. However, unlike his film-scoring bandmate Jonny Greenwood, Thom has been making soundtracks for fashion montages. Along with longtime collaborator Nigel Godrich, YorkeRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Congratulations to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, whose “Thrift Shop,” rose to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 list this week and is No. 1 on the Billboard Digital Songs Chart, beating out the likes of Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and others. The Lumineers continue to hold on with a No. 3 and No.Read more…

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Thursday Music News

photo by Christopher Nelson

You can’t have Halloween without vampires. Vampire Weekend performed on Jimmy Kimmel last night (dressed as skeletons, ironically enough) and treated the audience to “Oxford Comma” and a new song called “Unbelievers.” The quartet has been working on a new album for the past year, and hopefully we’ll hear more good news from them soon.Read more…

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Monday Music News

Neil Young’s annual acoustic-only Bridge School Benefit shows always boast some incredible lineups, and this year looks to be just as memorable for both its talent-stacked bill and the curveballs that Uncle Neil has brought on board. Joining Neil Young and Crazy Horse next month are Jack White, The Flaming Lips, Gary Clark Jr., LucindaRead more…

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Live Review: Radiohead with Other Lives @ Key Arena 4/9

Radiohead playing at Key Arena on Monday night was probably the biggest single concert Seattle has hosted in years, at least as far as KEXP-inclined music listeners are concerned. Outside, there were a number of grossly long lines for various ticket claiming, redeeming, and purchasing (ha, no), and behind me in front of will callRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s been real, R.E.M.

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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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