This Week: Americana rockers Delta Spirit make a sonic leap; Spoek Mathambo’s arty, left-field hip-hop keeps your interest; Nick Cave’s Grinderman gets remixes from members of The National, UNKLE and A Place To Bury Strangers; Decemberists fans rejoice – a double live album; Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood teams up with a personal idol, Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki.
Sometimes it’s fun to get a little visually freaked out. Here is a collection of recent clips that are strange or spooky or totally disturbing, all in wonderful ways.
Coachella has officially announced the lineup for this year’s festival: Radiohead, The Black Keys, Bon Iver, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, M83, Arctic Monkeys, Girl Talk, The Weeknd, Buzzcocks, Justice, A$AP Rocky, Girls, Cat Power, Neon Indian, Justice, WU LYF and it just keeps going.
There’s been no official announcement from the Coachella camp, but this lineup is being circulated as an early leak. Big names too: Radiohead, No Doubt, Foo Fighters, Daft Punk, The Roots, Wilco, Florence and The Machine, Underworld, Beirut, M83 and Justice are a few of the acts listed for the three-day festival in Indio, CA.
The 2012 Grammy nominations are out and we’ve got the list.
On the island of Eil Malk, lies a lake that contains jellyfish that have lost most of their stinging ability over thousands of years. Throw on some Radiohead and what you’ve got is a swim straight out of a sci-fi movie that’s more peaceful than scary.
NYC dj/producer Max Tannone crafted this mashup of Jay-Z and Radiohead. Tannone, who also goes by Minty Fresh Beats, got a lot of buzz around this mix, with even Jay-Z tweeting, “There are 3 or 4 real gems on Jaydiohead.” That means it’s good.
Weekend! It’s almost here, and just in time, international DJ and current Miami resident Mike Sike (aka “The Spaniard”) put together this mix for your chilling pleasure. 70+ minutes of mixed up mellowness featuring Ulrich Schnauss, The Radio Dept., Boards Of Canada, The Verve, and Deerhunter.
‘Meeting People Is Easy’ is a documentary that follows Radiohead on their exhaustive world tour promoting their breakthrough album, OK Computer. A must see for any music fan.
In an effort to advance his awesomeness, Conan O’Brien covered Radiohead’s Creep before his show in Eugene Oregon during his Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour.
Okay, so: Radiohead. Incredibly polarizing band but it’s pretty inarguable that they’ve released some of the most affecting, complex, and unique rock music of the last few decades.
If you haven’t had a chance to check out the new Radiohead single “These Are My Twisted Words” then I suggest you do yourself a favor and… check it out. A refreshing song from Radiohead, both classic and inventive at the same time.