The UK takes James Bond seriously, so much so that you can bet on which artist will record the theme song for the upcoming film Spectre.
This past weekend at the UK’s Latitude Festival, Portishead brought out Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke to guest on “The Rip” from their 2008 record Third.
Watch This Recently Dug Up Clip Of Thom Yorke Performing “High and Dry” With Pre-Radiohead Band Headless Chickens
Before becoming the frontman of Radiohead, a young 20-year-old Thom Yorke was a member of a melodic punk band called Headless Chickens. Yorke’s Headless Chickens saw short-lived success in the Exter, England punk scene in the late 1980s, including gigs opening for De La Soul and Eat.
This week’s Friday Double Feature will see two bands that got their start relatively recently, but have left a profound impact on the music world.
It’s that time of year again, when thousands of music fans journey to Manchester, Tennessee, for Bonnaroo, one of the largest music festivals in North America. The festival provides music from genres like indie and classic rock, to hip hop and jazz. First taking place in 2002, Bonnaroo takes place on 650 acres of land, and typically has 150 performances. Can’t make it this year? No worries, XRT will be broadcasting Backstage at Bonnaroo, so be sure to tune in for up to the minute festival coverage. Until then, let’s relive some of this festival’s greatest moments with 10 of the best sets at the farm.
Why’s he in it? No one knows for sure.
Albums from Joan Baez, Steve Martin and the Righteous Brothers were also added.
The Doors, Radiohead, Sly & The Family Stone Among Artists With Music Added To The National Recording Registry
The Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry will see a wide variety of audio pieces being added to the national collection this year. Among the inductions into this years registry include The Doors self-titled 1967 […]
Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood was a guest on Flying Lotus’ BBC 1 radio show recently where he premiered several pieces of new music. He played music from both the Inherent Vice and There Will Be Blood soundtracks as well as debuted a remix of Thom Yorke’s “A Rat’s Nest”.
2014 provided a mix bag of albums. I’m looking for much bigger and better things in 2015. For me, those better things are going to come in the form of albums that will be released. Here is a list of the albums I can’t wait to get my clammy hands on.