Articles Tagged 'Radiohead'

Ellie Goulding, Daniel Craig and Thom York of Radiohead (Pics:  Chris Jackson/MGM/Marc Grimwade/Getty Images)

What is Going on with the James Bond Theme?

Show business loves to make a grand entrance. It’s not enough to share a piece of information about a new and exciting movie or album or TV show anymore. The trick is to withhold it until the last possible moment and then announce it with a big splash and a fireworks display. So, the excitement […]

Muse

‘Fleming’: 10 Songs That Should Have Been James Bond Themes

The John Barry arrangement of Monty Norman’s “James Bond Theme” casts a very long shadow over popular culture. It’s not just there in the 23 songs that have been picked to represent each Bond movie as it comes out, it’s there whenever you get a string section slowly rising up to a minor-sixth, to ramp […]

Sex Pistols

Brit Binge Watching: Five British Music Documentaries You Can View Online

Whether you’re a fan of One Direction or not, you’ve most likely seen clips of their new documentary This Is Us. It’s pretty bad-ass when bigger-than-life bands invite us backstage, giving us a glimpse of what goes on behind closed doors. Let’s just say they’re not all “happy days” stories like 1D’s. Here are five […]

Shredded music

10 Great British Bands Get Shredded

Let’s not spoil this with too much talk. Suffice to say there are 10 videos here, featuring some of the greatest musicans that Britain has produced. Only, they don’t really sound all that magnificent here. Quite the reverse, in fact. Queen I want to break free! Iron Maiden Run to the hills! Radiohead Is everything […]

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Own Up! Who Stole Young Master Radiohead’s Beer?

An image like this raises a lot of questions. Here are just a few, and then some sensible answers: Is that… is that RADIOHEAD? Yep. That’s Thom and Phil and Ed and Colin from Radiohead, sharing an invisible pint, back when they were at Abingdon School in Oxfordshire. Where’s Jonny? Jonny Greenwood, brother of Colin, […]

Five Great British Songs About Coppers, For ‘Copper’

This Sunday (August 19, at 10/9c) sees the premiere of BBC America’s hottest new show, the police drama Copper. So, to warm you up for a little bit of 1800s criminal action, here are five songs from the other side of the Atlantic, and the wrong side of the law: “Police and Thieves” by the […]

Your Favorite Radiohead Albums De-Mastered, For Your Pleasure

Radiohead fans, I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking “Man I just love me some Radiohead. I just love that stuff. But I’m concerned that I listened to those albums too much. So much so, in fact, that there is very little in the way of new information I can get from them. It’s all […]

Adele Caps Record-Breaking 2011 With Six Grammy Nominations

That Adele would cap her astonishing, record-annihilating 2011 with a slew of Grammy nominations was a foregone conclusion. She is Grammy voter catnip. (She already won Best New Artist a few years back.) But what is surprising is that her six-nomination haul did not lead this year’s field. That cuddly, ever-lovable Mr. Kanye West managed […]

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