Radiohead’s Thom Yorke on digital music

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke gets to the meat of matters in his latest published interview with Believer Magazine, it covers all kinds of bases, including inevitable discussion of digital music and the future of creativity in the digital age… On file-sharing, Yorke says: “Right, and if you forget about the […]

Radiohead help find the lost in ‘Videotape’ auction

Radiohead have put their weight behind a unique auction designed to raise cash for the Missing People charity. On offer is a four-hour video remix of classic ‘In Rainbows’ track, ‘Videotape’. Sold as a unique VHS videotape (get it? Videotape? Never mind). The tape is signed by all five band […]

Radiohead + MySpace screen fan video champs

MySpace is premiering the three remaining < !– google_ad_section_start –>fan-made videos that were short-listed in Radiohead’s recent animated video contest,“Weird Fishes,” “15 Step,” and “Videotape.” The first to debut is here, Tobias Stretch’s “Weird Fishes.”< !– google_ad_section_end –>


Finn, Radiohead, Marr, Tunstall for Oxfam

Members of Radiohead, Wilco, Johnny Marr and KT Tunstall have confirmed plans to record a new album – part of the Seven Worlds Collide project – in support of Oxfam International. Crowded House front man Neil Finn confirmed the news this morning, together with members of the original Seven Worlds […]

Snow Patrol shift 30k iPhone apps in first week 1

Snow Patrol’s iPhone application generated 30,000 downloads during its first week of release, a senior executive from the band’s label has revealed. Polydor’s head of digital Paul Smernicki says the label is pleased with the performance of its recently released Snow Patrol iPhone application, which promoted the band’s new album. […]


Franz Ferdinand, Beatport in remix promotion 1

Franz Ferdinand have teamed up with Beatport to promote a remix competition for the release of the band’s third album, ‘Tonight: Franz Ferdinand’, preceded by first single ‘Ulysses’, set for release January 19. Aping Radiohead’s remix competitions, remixable elements of the single will be made available to buy on November […]


Radiohead reveal ‘In Rainbows’ iTunes sales

Radiohead’s publisher Warner Chappell today revealed that the band’s first ever iTunes album release sold 30,000 units in the US in week one – and explained a whole heap more concerning the band’s ‘In Rainbows’ release strategy. These statistics put paid to any criticism that the band’s release was in […]