In News from Radioheadland…

Item 1: Radiohead is said to be in a studio mixing material for a new album. Evidence comes from a shot of Jonny Greenwood in the studio. That’s a picture of Anna Wintour of Vogue fame on the console. No, I don’t know why she’s there.

radioheadmixingnewalbum

 

Item 2: You may have heard about the weird relationship advice book published in Iran that inexplicable features Thom Yorke’s face on the cover. Well, that’s not the only place where Thom’s image has been appropriated. This was spotted in Russia. The text promises “We will help you forget about your headache and insomnia.” A nod to Radiohead’s Insomniac?

Thom Yorke - Russian insomniac cure

 

Item 3: Ever wondered what a Radiohead song might look like? Melissa McCracken, a Missouri artist with synesthesia, paints visual representations of what she “sees” when she hears specific songs.  These are actually quite beautiful.  Here’s what “Karma Police” looks like. (Via All That Is Interesting)

Melissa McCracken - synesthesia-paintings-karma-police

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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