Tag Archives: Thom Yorke

Flying Lotus – Until the Quiet Comes

12 Oct

Review originally posted on Pop ‘stache, but expanded upon (for better or worse) below…

Flying Lotus, alias of Los Angeles producer Steven Ellison, has come a long way from creating beats for Adult Swim.  His 2006 debut 1983 had listeners Continue reading

Grizzly Bear – Shields

19 Sep

Review originally posted on Pop’stache

Since its conception, Grizzly Bear has a seen a tremendous evolution.   The eerie, lo-fi bedroom musings of leading man Ed Droste were appropriated for their debut Horn of Plenty with the aid of drummer Christopher Bear.  Grizzly Bear’s second release, Yellow House, saw an unexpected and exponential sonic expansion with the admission of multi-instrumentalists Daniel Rossen and Chris Taylor.  With the ante upped and Continue reading

Radiohead Silence

13 Feb

It’s rare that something I saw on a friend’s Facebook status would compel me so far as to write a post about it. The status in question, among other things, touched on whether or not people still care about Radiohead.  Yes, that Radiohead.  The one with the skipping, prancing, manic ball of ??? for a lead singer, the one with the spaced-out composer of a lead guitar player, not to mention an underrated drummer. While this is less a question about their earlier material, to what is the appropriate response to the band now that it really feels like there is nothing left.

I was at a wine tasting over the weekend. That sentence is a lot less cool than it sounded in my brain, but nevertheless, Continue reading

prosthetic knowledge

19 Oct

Almost four years to the day of the release of Radiohead’s In Rainbows and approximately three years since the discovery of the cryptic code for engineering the easter egg soundtrack, prosthetic knowledge, I learned about it thanks to my buddy, Marc.  Apparently, In Rainbows, originally titled 10 is supposed to act as a companion album to OK Computer which was originally titled 01 playing off of binary code. Continue reading