Tuesday, March 24 2015
The Bends is the 20th century's identity emerging under pressure, forced to search bleakly for some form of cohesion among an increasingly artificial and commercial world.
Sunday, March 22 2015
With one album Radiohead left an impressive music video legacy, one that would extend to later masterpieces such as OK Computer.
Wednesday, March 18 2015
Jonny Greenwoods' musical achievements on The Bends represent as far as he was ever going to get by limiting himself to channelling his ideas through his guitar.
Tuesday, March 10 2015
No matter how many times someone writes that Radiohead and The Bends “changed the face of music” in 1995, the retail and radio numbers tell a different story.
Sunday, March 8 2015
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.
Monday, March 3 2014
St. Carolyn by the Sea / There Will Be Blood is a breathtaking classic for the future. Pop/classical crossovers will never be the same.
Thursday, January 31 2008
Radiohead’s sonic wizard mines his favorite composers to get to the heart of P.T. Anderson’s brilliant oil epic.
Sunday, January 27 2008
There is only the stultifying loneliness, sadness, and occasionally the twistedness of the film to be found in its music.