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In the News (Fri 24 May 19)

Radiohead take to the road on Monday (via a plane, unfortunately) to start in Florida with the first show of their 2008 tour.
Following on from their posting on the 19th December and the commissioned report on touring and CO2 generation, we’ve developed a new section of the site that gig goers can visit: the most gigantic flying mouth for some time.
There will also be weekly postings from Radiohead’s production team on how the band has addressed their own touring carbon footprint and made it easier for fans to reduce theirs.
www.radiohead.com   (1026 words)

  Radiohead - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Radiohead have been praised as one of the most creative bands of their era, known for their multilayered songs and artistic evolution from album to album.
Radiohead were initially branded as a one-hit wonder abroad, but they caught on at home in the UK with a second album, The Bends (1995), earning fans with their dense guitar atmospheres and frontman Thom Yorke's expressive singing.
Radiohead were formed in the mid-Eighties at Abingdon School, a public (in American English: private) boys-only school located just outside the city of Oxford, which drummer Phil Selway, guitarist Ed O'Brien, guitarist/vocalist Thom Yorke, bassist Colin Greenwood and Colin's multi-instrumentalist brother Jonny all attended.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Radiohead   (5523 words)

 The History of Rock Music. Radiohead: biography, discography, reviews, links
Airbag is the manifesto of Radiohead's vanity: a psalm warbled in middle-eastern fashion while the guitar strums a raga, a cello fills the harmony with menacing drones, and the drums beat mechanic and synchopated.
Radiohead began with the songs and are reaching the stage of pure experiment.
Radiohead also began as a "visceral" combo, capable of extracting maximum emotions from the simplest form (in a sense, the British equivalent of Nirvana).
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 Radiohead MP3 Downloads - Radiohead Music Downloads - Radiohead Music Videos
Radiohead seem to be highly underappreciated which is almost criminal considering their consistancy to make good music and their ability to make each album sound different.
Radiohead may have first burst into the scene with Creep, but that was a long time ago, and now they are a band with many fine albums behind them, and they all don't stick to the same 3 guitar,...
Radiohead is definately underappreciated as they have pushed music to it limits and go beyond the boundary with each album released.
www.mp3.com /radiohead/artists/32493/summary.html   (341 words)

Radiohead appeared to have stumbled upon their three and a half minutes of greatness with their first step and immediately lost the path.
Radiohead had proved that they were capable of more than a hit single by making a great album.
The result of this determination is a sprawlingly ambitious, consistently exciting piece of pop that establishes Radiohead as one of the great bands of the moment, robbing them once and for all of their underdog image.
www.penduluminc.com /MM/articles/radiohead.html   (1965 words)

 The Post-Rock Band
Radiohead is a quintet whose members first met 15 years ago at the Abingdon School in Oxfordshire, England.
Jonny's older brother, Colin, is Radiohead's bass player and, even in a band that unwinds back at the hotel by drinking a glass or two of wine and worrying about the consolidation of the British publishing industry, he stands out as the most intellectually minded member of the group.
Radiohead went on stage on the early side by rock standards, around 8:30, following an opening band (in Copenhagen, it was an arty Icelandic group called Sigur Ros), and were done by 11.
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 Radiohead @ Soundbug
Radiohead is a British rock band formed at Oxford in the late 1980s, originally under the name On A Friday, a name referring to the only time where all band members were able to practice.
Their current moniker "Radiohead" was taken from a Talking Heads song.
While Radiohead is not normally referred to as a Britpop band, their influence on contemporary Britpop, especially bands such as Coldplay and Travis, is noticeable.
www.soundbug.com /artist/119   (839 words)

 TIME.com: Radiohead Revitalized -- Page 1
Radiohead's appearance was the centerpiece and high point of a wide-ranging festival that included satisfying sets from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Elvis Costello, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, My Morning Jacket, Dr. John and Beck, among many others.
Suddenly, in the media at least, Radiohead was no longer just a stunningly talented rock band; they were the saviors of rock and roll, self-styled apostles of the Beatles who dared to break the mold with their prophetic, dark parables about apocalypse, aliens and alienation.
For Radiohead fans, the pride of seeing their favorite artists explode onto the global stage was tempered by a shudder of apprehension.
www.time.com /time/arts/article/0,8599,1205494,00.html   (1325 words)

 about radiohead
Radiohead formed during the late 1980s, originally under the name On A Friday (referring to the only time all band members were able to practice).
Radiohead refused to make a follow-up of OK Computer in the same musical vein and choose to be even more ambitious than before, creating a defiantly experimental electronic album with minimal guitar work, that complemented the lyrical and musical hooks of their earlier work with a more minimalist style.
Radiohead’s and Sigur Ros's collaboration with dance legend Merce Cunningham at the Barbican Theatre from 5-9 of October.
www.greenplastic.com /band   (3750 words)

 Radiohead official and fan sites, forums, message boards, Yahoo! Groups, Usenet newsgroups and record labels @ ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Radiohead are a five-piece rock band from Oxford, England.
Recognised world-wide for their excellence in music by critics and fans alike, Radiohead stand on firm ground and will continue to make beautiful, enjoyable and exciting music for years to come.
Radiohead had decided not to promote their upcoming album the old fashioned way (singles,videos,etc.).
www.bandlink.net /bands/007/08/radiohead.html   (1159 words)

 Radiohead books from The Bomp Bookshelf   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Radiohead: A Visual Documentary consists of a chronological documentary, in words and full color photography, put together by an early associate of lead member Thom Yorke.
Not quite, as Radiohead are pushing the boundaries of pop music (the new record is rumored to include Miles Davis and backwards singing).
As for the new Radiohead fans who may not have been reading articles on the band for the past 10+ years, this book is perfect.
www.bomp.com /BompbooksRHead.html   (1130 words)

 Splendid E-zine reviews: Radiohead
With each successive album, Radiohead’s frangible frontman peers further out into the darkness, questing after that same guiding light that eluded Curtis many years ago.
Amnesiac, the fifth Radiohead album proper, continues the Oxford quintet's quest for the true meaning of the words beauty and solitude.
Somehow, you get the feeling that Ian Curtis is up there in Heaven smiling down on Radiohead, finding at least a little bit of comfort in the fact that his kindred spirits were finally able to find the light for which he searched throughout his earthly existence.
www.splendidezine.com /reviews/jul-2-01/radiohead.html   (691 words)

 Rock On The Net: Radiohead
Radiohead hail from Oxford, England consisting of Thom Yorke (vocals), Jon Greenwood (guitar), Colin Greenwood (bass), Ed O'Brien (guitar), and Phil Selway (drums).
It wasn't a big surprise that Radiohead were not going to perform at the ceremony considering they are often called "anti-television." Yet, the band apparently was willing to perform at the ceremony, but declined the invite when it was told that they would have to perform with
Radiohead embarked on a tour of North America kicking off in Massachusetts.
www.rockonthenet.com /artists-r/radiohead_main.htm   (1309 words)

 NME.COM - News - Radiohead album - the band speak   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Radiohead have revealed they plan to tour this spring, plus have given an insight into their forthcoming album.
The band, who have been working in the studio on new material during large parts of this year, say they will play some small scale UK dates in 2006 to unveil new songs to fans.
Discussing the album itself, the guitarist said there was no confirmed release date yet, but said Radiohead planned more recording sessions in February.
www.nme.com /news/radiohead/21829   (436 words)

 Adrian's Album Reviews : Radiohead   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Radiohead struggle and second guess themselves in an attempt at producing another 'Creep' an attempt that saw the band writing half a dozen potential follow-up hits, none of which they were particularly happy with.
But, Radiohead being Radiohead, known for their dislike of video's, decided to use an animation that was so shitty it made you bang your head against a wall.
Radiohead has always lived on 'soundscapes' their music is what sets the mood for the lyrics and makes you feel what the lyrics are saying.
www.adriandenning.com /radiohead.html   (9122 words)

 BBC - Radio 1 - Keeping It Peel - Radiohead
The five members of Radiohead first met at a private boys school in Abingdon, a small, picturesque town on the outskirts of Oxford.
The commercial success of both albums and the phenomenal speed with which tickets for their subsequent US tour sold out, owed a lot to the band's willingness to exploit their Internet presence in favour of conventional promotional methods.
Radiohead have now stood the test of time, they must be applauded for pushing forward with their music and refusing to release the type of material populist supporters demand of them.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio1/johnpeel/artists/r/radiohead   (1066 words)

 Amazon.com: Hail To The Thief: Music: Radiohead   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Given that Radiohead could release a blank CD and have the world salivate over it, the possibilities of Yorke's prophecy inspire both wonder and fear.
The critical thing is that Radiohead, as a band, have improved in all those musical approaches, and the result is their most sonically diverse album yet.
Radiohead fans have grown accustomed to studio-trickery and songs that are almost identical to their live versions (both in instrumentation and just general sound) was an alien idea to many.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000092ZYX?v=glance   (2136 words)

 Radiohead Artist Spotlight @ Music-Critic.com : the source for music reviews, interviews, articles, and news on the ...
However, for their next release, Kid A, Radiohead wasn't focusing on outdoing what they had done before - they were interested in moving on.
In June of 2001, Radiohead released their follow-up to Kid A, entitled Amnesiac.
Described by some as a more accessible album, Radiohead are set to overtake the world once again.
www.music-critic.com /artists/r/radiohead.htm   (442 words)

 Radiohead News | ateaseweb.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Radiohead had to cancel their second Amsterdam show (fourth of the current tour), which was immediately rescheduled for August 28th.
On this tour Radiohead played more than a dozen of new songs on both the European leg as well as the North American leg of the tour.
Radiohead are set to play at around 21:00 hours and will hopefully turn this into a great evening for all the people that had to rearrange their plans for the last minute cancellation in May.
www.ateaseweb.com /news   (2489 words)

Radiohead was one of the few alternative bands of the early '90s to draw heavily from the grandiose arena rock that characterized U2's early albums.
Having demonstrated unexpected staying power, as well as increasing ambition, Radiohead next released OK Computer, a progressive, electronic-tinged masterpiece that became one of the most acclaimed albums of the '90s.
Initially called On a Friday, the band began pursuing a musical career in earnest in the early '90s, releasing the Drill EP in 1992.
www.weboshawa.com /radiohead.htm   (442 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Amnesiac: Music: Radiohead   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pre-2000 Radiohead was a totally different beast to the 21st century version, and this change in style, attitude and imagination is evident through their fifth studio album.
Radiohead surpassed so many expectations, defied so many critics, and often worried many fans due to their total betrayel of commercial success and guitar bassed indie music; and all to provide an extra depth to the music scene and widen the musical poriphoral.
I must say though this is the last album that a radiohead fan should buy, as it is important to match your progression into there music with the band's own musical journey; although i would begin at The Bends as Pablo Honey is an even more difficult taste to acquire due to its many flaws.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005B4GU   (1772 words)

Radiohead - Capitol This British quintet, which first made a splash with the 1993 single “Creep,”...
Radiohead - Radiohead musicians Once named On A Friday, the members of Radiohead used to only play together...
Radiohead's newest album wasn't launched with a hit single, an overplayed video or any of the typical pop-aganda.
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 Radiohead   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By contrast, Radiohead's second album, 1995's The Bends, a sweeping epic masterpiece which further developed the swirling three-guitar attack first heard on Pablo Honey, was greeted with overwhelming admiration from critics and fellow musicians -- but it was a commercial failure.
The record firmly established Radiohead as one of the most innovative bands in rock music today and one of those rare bands -- like The Beatles -- who can be daring and unorthodox while still connecting with a wide audience.
Advance billing of Radiohead's sixth album, Hail to the Thief suggested that it would be a "pop" album, though as with all things Radiohead, you had to take that description with a grain of salt.
www.epitonic.com /artists/radiohead.html   (722 words)

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