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2012-08-02 22:02:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It´s just as Thom Yorke notices in the opening track of Radiohead´s 2000 platinum-winning album Kid A: Everything is in its right place. Similar to the way the world hung on the English rock band´s Ok Computer as they anticipated what Radiohead would do next, so, too, are Apple fans and tech geeks alike eager to see just what Apple will do with their next iPhone, said to be released nearly 12 years to the day after...

2008-08-14 15:00:41

By RICK MASSIMO MANSFIELD, Mass. -- "It's the 21st century," Radiohead singer Thom Yorke sang during "Bodysnatchers" last night at the Comcast Center, and even though we presumably all knew it, he and the band went out and proved it. Remember those old movies from the '60s about what the world would be like in the year 2000? Remember how there was always a scene where a band was playing, giving a musical hint as to what a brave, weird world the characters had landed in? Radiohead...

2008-08-06 06:00:00

By Daniel J. Wakin After 35 years immersed in the world of computer music, the composer Paul Lansky talks with wonder about the enormous capacities of primitive objects carved from trees or stamped from metal sheets: violins, cellos, trumpets, pianos. "To create the sound of a violin - wow!" he said in a recent interview. "I can't do that on a computer." Lansky has written a new chapter, or at least a fat footnote, in the annals of artistic reinvention. A professor at Princeton, he was a...

2006-06-15 03:45:16

By Frank Scheck NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - It seems perfectly fitting that the stage backdrop for Radiohead's current tour consists of floating video screens displaying distorted images of the band members. Like the music itself, the visuals are dreamy, off-kilter and highly impressionistic. Playing smaller venues as a warm-up for the recording of their next album, the band delivered a fan-friendly show that featured a canny mixture of old faves and new material. In the...


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