Thursday, March 26 2015
Even teenagers two decades removed from The Bends' original release can still find deep emotional connections to its depiction of isolation and dissatisfaction.
Monday, March 23 2015
With one album Radiohead left an impressive music video legacy, one that would extend to later masterpieces such as OK Computer.
Monday, March 16 2015
The successors to Radiohead and The Bends are a generation who liked how the film started, but lost the script halfway through.
Monday, March 9 2015
The Bends is 12 songs, perfectly arranged, each running three to five minutes. Together they form the blueprint on which so many rock bands owe their entire careers, particularly those in the alternative rock fold.
PopMatters begins its look back at Radiohead's The Bends today. Here we examine The Bends track by track, examining it from angles spanning the cultural to the theoretical.
Tuesday, November 25 2014
With an astonishing lead single and an enveloping album besides, the Manchester producer offers the most vivid expression of his ghostly, brooding vision yet.
Monday, November 17 2014
This collection of songs are serviceable tracks that would fit well on any EDM-lovers playlist, but it lacks a certain something: experimentation.
Monday, November 10 2014
James Muschler, drummer for EDM and dubstep infused jazz trio Moon Hooch, discusses his group's new record, being shut down by the cops, and finding happiness in jazz.
Friday, October 3 2014
Kid A is more fun to think and write about than it is to actually listen to.
Monday, September 29 2014
Tomorrow's Modern Boxes isn't about any new technology, even with its faux-edgy release through bittorrent; it's about the old question about the power and limitations of our human containers.