Articles Tagged 'Thom Yorke'

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10 Photos of Brits Actually Wearing Bowler Hats

London has put on a new hat to celebrate the City of London Festival in style. Today, Monday, June 23, marks the opening day of the festival’s newest venue, the Bowler Hat—which is, quite literally, a three-story tall, inflatable bowler hat. During the month-long festival, the Hat will house the likes of stand-up comics and puppet […]

The Brit List: 10 Great British Songs About New York

What? They’re are all great, OK? We didn’t just use the word because it’s a pun on Great Britain or anything. I’m actually standing here before you, hand on heart, and saying these songs by Hello, Thom Yorke, Sting and the Libertines are all of equal worth, and they’re all, to a greater or lesser […]

Music Roundup: Adele Bests the Beatles

While the rest of the world has been enjoying it for nearly a month, Adele finally brings her long-awaited second album, 21, to U.S. shores today. And once again, the English singer/songwriter with the great, smoky soul voice sorts through various tales of love gone wrong. “It broke my heart when I wrote this record, […]


WATCH: Radiohead’s Thom Yorke IS Sasha Fierce!

Some absolute genius had the quick thinking to remix Radiohead‘s newly released “Lotus Flower” video, featuring Thom Yorke‘s epic spasms, with the audio from Beyoncé‘s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It).” I always knew old Thom had mad soul.

Music Roundup: Killing Joke Reigns Again on ‘Absolute Dissent’

It's getting to be that time of year where the music release schedule stars to wind down with holiday albums and various reissues. But luckily Killing Joke sneaks in their long-awaited Absolute Dissent LP in the U.S. today. The dozen-song marks the Killing Joke's 14th overall studio effort and their first in nearly three decades […]

Music Roundup: Keane Members Change Into Mt. Desolation

Out today is the self-titled debut album from Mt. Desolation, a lovely sepia-toned collection of sweeping alt-country tinges from Tim Rice-Oxley and Jesse Quin of the chart-topping British group Keane. The dozen-song effort initially came about after a Guinness-fueled conversation in Dublin in 2009, where the band's chief composer/pianist and unofficial fourth member gushed about […]

Anglo For Your Ear: Radiohead’s “Street Spirit (Fade Out)”

This somber track from 1995’s The Bends launched my passionate love affair with Radiohead, which peaked somewhere between OK Computer and Kid A and waned around Amnesiac. The vocal features Thom Yorke at his most emotive; he digs deep into his inner Bono. Great for dorm-room depression. The video’s quite amazing, too. In related news: […]

Radiohead’s New Album: The Best Since OK Computer?

The Guardian‘s Alexis Petridis gives Radiohead‘s In Rainbows five stars and says it’s their best album since OK Computer: “The most heartening thing about In Rainbows, besides the fact that it may represent the strongest collection of songs Radiohead have assembled for a decade, is that it ventures into new emotional territories.” The Times‘ Pete […]

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