Category Archives: radiohead

When words leave off

Listening to Strawberry Fields Forever on the radio just now, I felt my insides drop vertiginously, Proust-like; but I seemed to land in someone else’s experiences. I was able to briefly imagine what it must have been like to listen … Continue reading

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For sale: second-hand classic; slightly Marked

Read a few dozen Radiohead interviews, especially around the time of their collaboration with Humphrey Lyttelton’s band on Amnesiac, and you quickly learn that they’re greater or lesser fans of jazz, depending on the band member. Jon Greenwood is particularly … Continue reading

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I'd be crazy not to follow, follow where you lead

My In Rainbows discbox finally arrived on Friday, after much redirection over Christmas. It’s a work of art in itself, a book-in-box like the Folio Society produces, with two 45rpm, 12″ vinyls bookending a padded gatefold sleeve. Inside there’s two … Continue reading

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Riot on the radio!

Never mind “How would you like to edit Today?”. How about: would the vast, unlucky majority want to listen to the man on the Clapham Omnibus put together a radio programme, something for which he is utterly unqualified? I thought … Continue reading

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Cook’d and Band

Last night’s dream involved (once again, as Small Beds attests) Thom Yorke from Radiohead. There were also some nondescript vampires and a spiralling plot that doesn’t bear remembering. It seemed to be set in the room I occupied in college … Continue reading

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Wake from your sleep

Following on from my success at running my electric guitar through my hi-fi system (it will all end in tears, I’m sure) I dreamt last night the closest I could to a scenario of me finally finding my rightful place … Continue reading

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