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"Why Don't You Try Writing Your Own Songs?": 'The Bends' and Its Cover Songs
16 Apr 2015 // 9:10 PM
Three unique takes on tracks from The Bends, spanning the stripped-down acoustic to the full-fledged orchestral, represent how these songs still have the power to stun two decades later.
Radiohead's 'The Bends' and the Escape from Alternative Nation
12 Apr 2015 // 10:00 PM
While OK Computer is important in its own right, The Bends transformed Radiohead from being a potentially indistinguishable Alternative Nation contributor to a band who has redefined the term "rock" for the past two decades.
Marxism: The Music Theory That Never Goes Out of Style
1 Mar 2011 // 4:00 PM
How fitting that a post-punk band from the late '70s, fascinated by the Marxist metaphysics of modernity, would re-emerge to remind us that nothing new has happened in rock in decades. Of course Thom Yorke might disagree...
Hail to the Thief, Again?
21 Jul 2009 // 5:00 PM
Thom Yorke’s thoughts about political power are in good company. Great theorists of power and justice agree: “you do it to yourself”.
Radiohead: A Moon Shaped Pool
9 May 2016 // 3:30 AM
After the longest absence between studio albums in their career, Radiohead returns with yet another studio triumph.
Philip Selway: Weatherhouse
9 Nov 2014 // 9:04 PM
Philip Selway's Weatherhouse is a somewhat more confident-sounding album from a songwriter no longer saddled with the weight of first impressions.
Radiohead - "Daydreaming" (Singles Going Steady)
16 May 2016 // 9:08 AM
"Daydreaming" sounds exactly like what you would expect Radiohead to sound like in 2016.
Radiohead - "Burn the Witch" (Singles Going Steady)
5 May 2016 // 9:30 PM
"Burn the Witch" itself is quintessentially Radiohead, suffused, from the first burst of pizzicato string-twitches to the final chorus-swirl of orchestration and anxiety, with the band's ethereal crypto-rock aesthetic.
If Radiohead releases studio-quality 'King of Limbs' downloads, will anyone listen?
28 Mar 2011 // 5:22 AM
LOS ANGELES — Ah, the good old days, when sonic philistines debated the merits of vinyl over compacts discs. This week, Radiohead may well spark a