Articles tagged thom yorke, tribute, mark mucahy

‘Like Family’ Unfortunately, Is a Story as Lifeless as Its Central Subject

Like Family is full of worthwhile scattered sentiments, but there isn’t enough appeal or momentum between them to make enduring the entire work worthwhile.

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There’s a Starman Waiting in the Sky: Remembering David Bowie

Artists too numerous to count have been influenced by David Bowie’s music, style, and various personas. He will never be forgotten.

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Pierre Boulez Reveled in Challenging Music’s Status Quo

For all its intellectual rigor and abstraction, Pierre Boulez's music has an indomitable combination of great emotion and great elegance.

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The Annotated Guide to the Music Videos of ‘The Bends’

With one album Radiohead left an impressive music video legacy, one that would extend to later masterpieces such as OK Computer.

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Leonard Nimoy Has Beamed up to Cosmic Places Unknown

As with any beloved performer, there was more to Leonard Nimoy than a pair of pointy ears and a catchphrase. Much, much more.

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Is Everything in Its Right Place? A (Polite) Dissent to ‘Kid A’

Kid A is more fun to think and write about than it is to actually listen to.

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Thom Yorke: Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes

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.

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Harold Ramis (1944 - 2014): Empathy for the Rebel

Harold Ramis’s oeuvre comprised a Hall of Justice for the nerds; people old enough to know there are no super heroes, but young enough to realize we could use them from time to time.

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Legendary Heart: A Remembrance of Lou Reed

Lou Reed lived an extraordinary life, but that's mainly because he never followed any existing archetype. He was Lou Reed, and there was never anyone like him before, and there will never be anyone like him after.

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A Little Shire Within Themselves: ‘We Are Modeselektor’

Far from a basic VH1 “behind-the-scenes look”, We Are Modeselektor gives a human face to the cool digital glitches of Modeselektor’s sound.

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Soma High: Secrets That Didn’t Happen

... records that didn't happen, either.

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6 Jul 2011 // 2:53 AM

Dad and Peter Falk, cut from the same cloth

LOS ANGELES — The things my father laughed at, I laugh at. I was reminded of this recently when I read of Peter Falk’s passing.

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A Stormy Playlist: 10 Songs for Before, During, and After the Summer Storms

If we are going to learn to grin and bear this year's enhanced, prolonged stormy activity, we need an equally stormy playlist to accompany the thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, and whatever other maladies Mother Nature might throw our way during this summer season

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Surprise: Radiohead Release New Album This Saturday

Radiohead announced today that they'll release their eighth studio album, The King of Limbs, in digital form this Saturday, with a physical release to come.

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You’ve Got a Long Way to Go, Baby

Has this 2010 US campaign season turned into a referendum on women?

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10 May 2010 // 3:55 AM

Lena Horne RIP (1917 - 2010) (videos)

Legendary singer, actress and civil rights activist Lena Horne passed away this weekend at 92 after a storied life that greatly enriched American and world culture.

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Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma (new album / stream)

Flying Lotus Cosmogramma (Warp) Releasing: 4 May Classifying Flying Lotus into any particular genre or sound is almost impossible. Hailing from Winnetka, California the DJ/producer

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18 Mar 2010 // 4:14 AM

AUSTIN, Texas — I was supposed to go out and hear some music. I didn’t know if it would be some clanging revelation, a sound

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25 Oct 2009 // 9:00 PM

Thom Yorke: 5 October 2009 - Los Angeles

Let me speak for L.A. when I say that you are welcome back anytime, Thom.

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Syran Mbenza & Ensemble Rumba Kongo: Immortal Franco: Africa’s Unrivalled Guitar Legend

A Franco tribute led by Syan Mbenza was always likely to be played with fidelity.

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Violin Virtuoso L. Subramaniam Mesmerizes in Rare New York Performance (Photos)

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"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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