On this day in 1997 Radiohead released their third studio album OK Computer. The album was for the most part recorded at St. Catherine’s Court in 1996 and 1997 and was self-produced with the assistance of Nigel Godrich.
Thom Yorke has helped score music for the British documentary The UK Gold. Yorke along with Massive Attacks Robert ’3D’ Del Naja contributed music to the documentary about tax avoidance.
The UK Gold, which looks at the history of tax avoidance from the Cayman Islands to Clapton, will premiere at the Troxy Theatre London on 25th June and features actor Dominic West The Telegraph reports. After the film is screened on the 25th there will be a special musical performance by a secret act.
Jonny Greenwood has posted a new ‘Office Chart’ on Radiohead’s website Dead Air Space. The playlist is titled ‘Some good sounds on old technology’ and was posted yesterday.
Shostakovitch – piano Trio no. 2 – Largo
Schumann – Liederkreis Op. 39: Zwielicht (Twighlight)
Pousseur – Danseurs Gnidiens cherchant la Perle clÃ©mentine for chamber orchestra
Steve Reich – tehellim
Thomas Ades – catch
Crumb – four nocturnes
Bach – goldberg variations arranged for string trio – Aria Da Capo and nos.21, 25, and 30.
But especially the shostakovitch and the ades……
Atoms For Peace will playing at the Austin City Limits music festival in Austin, Texas this year. The music festival released it’s schedule for this year’s event moments ago and will take place on October 4th-6th and the 11th-13th.