Thom Yorke: Tony Blair's Advisers Tried to Blackmail Me

November 24, 2015

Thom Yorke has claimed in a new interview that advisers to former Prime Minister Tony Blair "tried to blackmail" him when he was the spokesman for climate change campaign The Big Ask in 2003. At the time of the campaign, part of environmental organization...


How Radiohead's 'Kid A' Shocked the World

October 2, 2015

Happy 15th birthday to Radiohead's Kid A, released on October 2nd, 2000. Kid A remains the defining moment in the Radiohead legend, and the pinnacle of their trying-too-hard genius. It looms over everything else they've done before or since. "Idioteque,"...


Hear Thom Yorke's Ethereal Rag & Bone Runway Song, 'Villain'

September 16, 2015

It's Fashion Week once again in New York, which in recent years means one thing: New music from Thom Yorke. The Radiohead singer has contributed to the annual runway soundtrack to clothing label Rag & Bone's fashion shows in recent years, and...


Jonny Greenwood, Paul Thomas Anderson Team for New Doc

August 21, 2015

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood has teamed with director Paul Thomas Anderson for a new documentary titled Junun, which follows the guitarist's journey to India to record a new LP with Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur and regional musicians. Junun, filmed...


Watch Thom Yorke Join Portishead for 'The Rip'

July 19, 2015

Thom Yorke hinted that he'd be a surprise performer at this weekend's Latitude Festival, but the Radiohead singer had more in store for the Suffolk, England fest than just his first concert of 2015: Yorke appeared onstage during Portishead's Saturday...


The Doors, Radiohead Added to National Recording Registry

March 25, 2015

Radiohead's OK Computer, the Doors' self-titled 1967 debut and Joan Baez' 1960 album Joan Baez are among the 25 recorded works that have been selected for inclusion into the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry. Lauryn Hill's The Miseducation...


Flashback: Michael Stipe Fronts Radiohead at Tibet Concert

March 17, 2015

The 1998 Tibetan Freedom Concert didn't exactly go as planned. The two-day event at Washington,  D.C.'s RFK Stadium had an absolutely amazing bill that included Pearl Jam, Radiohead, R.E.M., the Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, A Tribe Called...


Listen to Thom Yorke's Minimalist 'UK Gold' Score

February 25, 2015

Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood wasn't the only band member working on film scores during the band's hiatus. Between Thom Yorke's surprise solo album Tomorrow's Modern Boxes and working on the new Radiohead album, the singer managed...

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Radiohead's Thom Yorke Writing Original Music for Broadway

August 12, 2015

Thom Yorke is making his Broadway debut – behind the curtain, anyway. The Radiohead mastermind composed an original score for the Roundabout Theater Company revival of Harold Pinter's 1971 play, Old Times, which will open in October at New...


Watch College-Aged Thom Yorke Perform 'High and Dry'

July 14, 2015

Before he hit it big with Radiohead, Thom Yorke went to University of Exeter and joined the band Headless Chickens. Now, archival footage of Yorke in his college band has been posted to YouTube, including an early, faster version of "High and Dry"...


Radiohead, Portishead Drummers Unite for Charity Soccer Team

March 20, 2015

Portishead's Geoff Barrow and Radiohead drummer Philip Selway have teamed up to form a charity soccer team named Heads United. A play on Manchester United and the "–head" attached to both artists' band names, Heads United will hit the pitch...


Radiohead's 'The Bends' at 20: Alt-J's Thom Green Looks Back

March 13, 2015

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Radiohead's The Bends, the second album from the Oxford quintet and the LP that proved Thom Yorke and Co. were more than just "Creep." With tracks like "High and Dry," "My Iron Lung" and "Street Spirit...



Thom Yorke Shares New 'You Wouldn't Like Me When I'm Angry'

December 27, 2014

Thom Yorke gave fans a gift on the day after Christmas: A new track titled "You Wouldn't Like Me When I'm Angry." The song accompanied Yorke's surprise and innovative new album Tomorrow's Modern Boxes as the Radiohead frontman...


Philip Selway on Finding His Voice & Radiohead's Next LP

October 10, 2014

Radiohead drummer Philip Selway's solo debut, Familial, was a hushed, folky first step. Four years later, his second album, Weatherhouse (out now), is something entirely different: a sweeping suite full of moody psychedelic arrangements that aren't so...


BitTorrent CCO Talks About Thom Yorke's New Album

September 27, 2014

BitTorrent helped shepherd Thom Yorke's surprise new album, Tomorrow's Modern Boxes onto the internet on Friday as the service's first paygated music bundle and a potential new distribution model for artists who want to take control over file-sharing....


Thom Yorke Drops Surprise New Album

September 26, 2014

Less than a decade after Radiohead offered up In Rainbows with a pay-what-you-want model, the group's frontman, Thom Yorke, is now selling a surprise new album via BitTorrent. The record, Tomorrow's Modern Boxes, is available now at the pay-gated cost...


Hear Jonny Greenwood's Reworked Radiohead Track 'Spooks'

December 10, 2014

UPDATE: Jonny Greenwood's soundtrack for Inherent Vice is now available for streaming.  During their expansive 2006 tour, Radiohead workshopped a number of songs that wound up on 2007's masterful In Rainbows. They also performed "Spooks,"...


New Radiohead Song 'Spooks' Appears in 'Inherent Vice'

October 5, 2014

UPDATE: In a tweet to Pitchfork, Jonny Greenwood has clarified Radiohead's involvement in the new song on Inherent Vice. "Except it's really a half idea we never made work live," wrote the Radiohead guitarist. "I rewrote it and got Supergrass to...


Thom Yorke's 'Tomorrow's Modern Boxes': Track-By-Track Guide

September 26, 2014

Nearly seven years after Radiohead shocked the music industry with their surprise, pay-what-you-want release of In Rainbows, lead singer Thom Yorke has walked another unpaved route for his second solo LP Tomorrow's Modern Boxes, which arrived...


The Everything Index: Three Boobs and One Kendrick Lamar

September 23, 2014

Welcome to another edition of the Rolling Stone "Everything Index," where we rank the week's top pop-culture power players, regardless of whether they have three breasts or not. Yes, it's been a weird week, and it's only Tuesday. From Jasmine Tridevil's...