Tag: Radiohead

Watch: Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood cover Joe Jackson’s “It’s Different For Girls”

Watch: Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood cover Joe Jackson’s “It’s Different For Girls”

Radiohead side project The Smile played a trio of livestreamed shows from London this weekend, performing new songs from their forthcoming LP.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Jan. 19-24, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Jan. 19-24, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a new week-in-review video that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. Watch it here.

Watch David Byrne induct a band named after a Talking Heads song into the Rock Hall

Watch David Byrne induct a band named after a Talking Heads song into the Rock Hall

David Byrne graced the stage of Friday night’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony in Brooklyn, inducting a band — Radiohead — that took its name from a song he wrote — “Radio Head” — for the Talking Heads’ 1986 companion album to the film “True Stories.” Watch the full speech right here.

Peter Buck: R.E.M. may release fan club singles ‘in a big box set for charity one day’

Peter Buck: R.E.M. may release fan club singles ‘in a big box set for charity one day’

Each year from 1988 to 2011, R.E.M. mailed a special holiday single to every dues-paying member of its fan club, a total of 24 singles that featured Christmas songs, covers, live tracks and originals, spread across 7-inch vinyl for the first 10 years, then alternating between CDs, DVDs, vinyl and VHS.

Coachella 2012: Pulp, fIREHOSE, Buzzcocks, James, Squeeze, Madness on the bill

Coachella 2012: Pulp, fIREHOSE, Buzzcocks, James, Squeeze, Madness on the bill

The newly expanded two-weekend Coachella festival announced its 2012 lineup this afternoon, with headliners The Black Keys, Radiohead and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg joined by Pulp, Buzzcocks, Squeeze, Madness and a reunion of fIREHOSE, the Mike Watt’s and George Hurley’s post-Minutemen act.

Stream: R.E.M.’s final fan-club holiday single — ‘Perfect Circle,’ ‘Life and How to Live It’ live

Stream: R.E.M.’s final fan-club holiday single — ‘Perfect Circle,’ ‘Life and How to Live It’ live

R.E.M. this week sent fan-club members the band’s final holiday single, capping a nearly 25-year-old tradition with a 2-track CD featuring live renditions of ‘Perfect Circle’ and ‘Life and How To Live It,’ the latter of which was recorded at the band’s last-ever concert in Mexico City in November 2008.

Talk Talk’s ‘Laughing Stock,’ Mark Hollis’ solo album to be reissued on vinyl

Talk Talk’s ‘Laughing Stock,’ Mark Hollis’ solo album to be reissued on vinyl

The revered final album from Talk Talk — 1991′s ‘Laughing Stock,’ which saw the English group fully abandon its synthpop roots for a more a more experimental sound — will receive its first-ever vinyl release in the U.S. this fall alongside a reissue of frontman Mark Hollis’ lone solo album, originally released in 1998.

Video: Watch the return of ‘120 Minutes’

Video: Watch the return of ‘120 Minutes’

Saturday night, following an eight-year absence, MTV’s iconic alternative-music show ‘120 Minutes’ returned with a new format and a familiar face: late-’90s host Matt Pinfield. The whole show is now online; watch it here.

Playlist: Peter Murphy of Bauhaus guest hosts Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 6/12/11

Playlist: Peter Murphy of Bauhaus guest hosts Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 6/12/11

The fairly predictable playlist for Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ received a much-appreciated shakeup tonight thanks to guest host Peter Murphy, who managed to slip a barrage of unlikely artists ranging from Antony and the Johnsons to Sxip Shirey into the mix.

Roxy Music reunites on Bryan Ferry ‘Olympia’ album, plays summer festivals, U.K. arenas

Roxy Music reunites on Bryan Ferry ‘Olympia’ album, plays summer festivals, U.K. arenas

Crooner Bryan Ferry enlisted a star-studded cast — including Roxy Music bandmates Brian Eno, Phil Manzanera and Andy Mackay — for this fall’s ‘Olympia,’ his first album of new material in eight years and his first recorded collaboration with those ex-bandmates since 1973’s ‘For Your Pleasure.’

Video: Thom Yorke’s Atoms for Peace covers Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’

Video: Thom Yorke’s Atoms for Peace covers Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke brought his solo band Atoms for Peace to the Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif., last night as part of the group’s pre-Coachella tour, and whipped out a surprise cover: Joy Division’s classic ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart.’

New releases: New Peter Gabriel, Nitzer Ebb; live Pet Shop Boys; Pixies, 808 State reissues

New releases: New Peter Gabriel, Nitzer Ebb; live Pet Shop Boys; Pixies, 808 State reissues

This week’s new releases include Peter Gabriel’s new orchestral covers album, a live Pet Shop Boys CD/DVD, Niter Ebb’s first new record in 15 years and new reissues from Pixies, Bomb the Bass and 808 State.

Coachella lineup: Public Image Ltd., Echo & The Bunnymen, The Specials, Faith No More

Coachella lineup: Public Image Ltd., Echo & The Bunnymen, The Specials, Faith No More

Tweet The lineup for this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival finally was unveiled today, and, as usual, there are a number of reformed […]

Vintage Video: Radiohead covers The Smiths, Joy Division/New Order

Vintage Video: Radiohead covers The Smiths, Joy Division/New Order

With Radiohead and Thom Yorke each releasing new songs recently — and Yorke debuting his new solo band, featuring the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea […]