Online Music Editor Stephen Ong reviews 18 hours of Radiohead demos.
Radiohead, Radiohead, Radiohead. Where to begin? Formed in 1985 in Oxfordshire, the band have been a cultural mainstay since their 1992 grunge anthem, ‘Creep’. With a career spanning nine Grammy-winning albums, three headlining Glastonbury performances, and no less than six ground-breaking commercial, cinematic and technological innovations in the music industry, they’re easily one of the […]
My first proper introduction to In Rainbows and in fact Radiohead was, as disappointingly as I care to admit, whilst watching the first instalment to the disaster that people now refer to as ‘Twishite’. My eleven year old self could barely contain herself watching Twilight, and shockingly this wasn’t due to Robert Pattinson’s constipated face […]
I’ve never listened to Pablo Honey in its entirety. What’s the point? It’s decidedly not considered a classic album. In fact, it’s one of the very few Radiohead albums which isn’t. Whether on internet message boards – “Pablo Honey just isn’t worth the listen… it’s like eating the crumbs out of a chip bag when […]
Nerds everywhere are tweeting. Fan theories are already developing. Hype is building to an almost orgasmic level. Why? Oh, didn’t you hear? Radiohead have released their ninth studio album and it’s a reminder of why they are one of the best British bands in existence. Nay, ever. Certainly, Radiohead have known how to stir the […]
Amazingly, in my first week as online music co-editor, I’ve had the luck of landing the most insightful, and at the same time, most Exeter-relevant story in contemporary music. Let me tell you how it happened. This morning I was awoken by a knock on my door. Groggy-eyed, I opened it to reveal enigmatic Radiohead […]
Fans have been eagerly awaiting new material from Radiohead for about four years now. After their last full studio release in 2011, The King of Limbs, we’ve only been teased by a few small releases – namely, Thom Yorke solo albums as well as a track appearing as part of Jonny Greenwood’s score to the […]