1. Either Radiohead or Anna Wintour's Album Is Being Mixed: Check Nigel Godrich's Photo

    May 13, 2015 12:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hmm, which could it be? Six months after Jonny Greenwood reported Radiohead was "fumbling" around with new music, it appears Radiohead has entered a more advanced stage in its ninth studio album. Yesterday (May 12), the band's longtim ...

  2. The Good and the Bad of Spotify Founder Daniel Ek's Streaming Defense

    November 11, 2014 8:13 PM EST Spotify CEO Daniel Ek doesn't walk away from a challenge. After Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich blasted his company's business model , Ek responded with comments on Twitter. Now, after Taylor Swift drew huge attention by pulling her catalo ...

  3. How Thom Yorke Kept His New Album a Surprise

    October 05, 2014 11:02 PM EDT Thom Yorke jolted fans Sept. 26 with a new album. Even more startling, however, was how the Radiohead frontman chose to release Tomorrow's Modern Boxes : via peer-to-peer file-sharing service BitTorrent. Once the preferred vessel of Internet ...

  4. How Thom Yorke Kept His New Album a Surprise

    October 05, 2014 11:02 PM EDT Thom Yorke jolted fans Sept. 26 with a new album. Even more startling, however, was how the Radiohead frontman chose to release Tomorrow's Modern Boxes : via peer-to-peer file-sharing service BitTorrent. Once the preferred vessel of Interne ...

  5. Five Questions with BitTorrent's Chief Content Guy About Thom Yorke's Surprise Record

    September 26, 2014 1:41 PM EDT About two hours ago at the time of this writing, BitTorrent and Thom Yorke foisted a surprise upon us in the form of a new solo record,  Tomorrow's Modern Boxes (which has been downloaded 34,800 times in that period), from the ever-shimmying ...

  6. Thom Yorke Announces New Album via BitTorrent Bundle

    September 26, 2014 11:54 AM EDT BitTorrent has announced its biggest coup yet in its continuing quest to promote its Bundle product (and distance itself from associations with piracy): a partnership with Thom Yorke behind his new solo record, Tomorrow's Modern Boxes . The ...

  7. Radiohead Updates PolyFauna App With New Music and Trippy Visual Landscapes

    September 01, 2014 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The update includes new atmospheric music and trippy visual landscapes. Radiohead fans have to wait a little while longer for a new studio album, but in the meantime the band has updated its PolyFauna app with new atmospheric music and visual landsc ...

  8. Bette Midler Disparages Pandora, Spotify Over Artist Compensation (Updated)

    April 06, 2014 8:21 AM EDT (*This story has been updated with a response from Pandora followig its original publication.) Add Bette Midler to the growing list of musicians publicly expressing their displeasure with the amounts Pandora, Spotify and other digital radio and ...

  9. Business Matters: If I Were Thom Yorke's Communications Director

    October 28, 2013 10:15 AM EDT More than three months have passed since Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich, his bandmate in Atoms for Peace and the producer of numerous Radiohead albums, announced they had pulled their songs from Spotify. Aided by additional public comments from Y ...

  10. Business Matters: What If Musicians Went on Strike Against Digital Services Like Spotify? It’s Possible

    August 30, 2013 7:23 PM EDT What if musicians went on strike and refused to make their music available on the digital services that have attracted so much negative criticism in recent years? It's not an entirely pointless thought exercise. People go on strike all ...

  11. Business Matters: Streaming Drives 12% Revenue Gain in Sweden

    July 22, 2013 8:46 PM EDT Scandinavia continues to be the place where digital music's future is best taking shape.    IFPI Sweden released figures Sunday that show gains in streaming led to a 12% gain in recorded music revenues in the first half of the year. A wee ...

  12. Exclusive: Windowing Hurts Sales, Increases Piracy, Says Paper Released by Spotify

    July 17, 2013 11:48 AM EDT Windowing is doing more harm than good, suggests a new paper by Will Page, director of economics at Spotify and former chief economist at PRS for Music.   In "Adventures in the Netherlands: Spotify, Piracy and the new Dutch experience,&q ...

  13. Spotify Reacts to Nigel Godrich and Thom Yorke

    July 15, 2013 12:54 PM EDT Spotify is spending Monday reacting to comments by producer Nigel Godrich that criticize the subscription service's business model. Godrich's statements have received attention throughout the music press, the British press and the Wal ...

  14. Why Radiohead Producer Nigel Godrich Trashed Spotify's Business Model

    July 15, 2013 12:05 AM EDT In a series of Tweets on Sunday, famed producer Nigel Godrich ( @nigelgod ) called Spotify "bad for new music" and said three of his projects had been pulled from the ad-supported subscription service.  Godrich takes issue with the eco ...

  15. Atoms For Peace Pull Album From Spotify, Take To Twitter

    July 14, 2013 11:34 PM EDT If you want to listen to Atoms For Peace, you can’t anymore on Spotify. In a string of tweets today from Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke and producer Nigel Godrich, both members of the group Atoms For Peace, the two revealed that their album AMOK ...

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  17. Thom Yorke's Atoms For Peace Sets Album Release: Report

    November 05, 2012 10:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Atoms For Peace, the side project of Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke, has reportedly set a release date for its debut full-length. According to Radiohead At Ease (via Pitchfork ), the band's first album will be titled "Amok" and be rele ...

  18. Single Reviews: Coheed, Bridget Mendler, David Guetta & Kanye West

    September 13, 2012 12:35 PM EDT BRIDGIT MENDLER Ready or Not (3:22) Producer: Emanuel "Eman" Kiriakou Writers: B. Mendler, E. Kiriakou, E. Bogart Publishers: various Hollywood Records Bridgit Mendler spends a good portion of debut single "Ready or Not" introd ...

  19. Radiohead Producer Nigel Godrich's 'From the Basement' Series Goes 3D with The Shins, Feist, More

    June 20, 2012 11:40 AM EDT Grammy winning record producer Nigel Godrich's music series From the Basement is getting the 3D treatment for broadcast on 3net in the U.S. and Sky 3D in the UK, as well as a multiplatform 2D release on Crackle. From the Basement is produced ...

  20. Radiohead's Thom Yorke Hints at Jack White Collaboration

    June 09, 2012 4:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Near the end of Radiohead 's triumphant headlining set at the 2012 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, frontman Thom Yorke gave a special shout-out to Jack White , and hinted at an upcoming collaboration between the two alt-rock veterans. " ...

  21. Radiohead Announces 'Live From the Basement' DVD

    November 10, 2011 9:34 PM EST 0 0 0 Radiohead 's "From the Basement" performance will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray, the band announced in an email to fans on Thursday. The performance, for producer and frequent collaborator Nigel Godrich's studio session series, ...

  22. Billboard Bits: 'Idol' Creator Sues Fox, Paul McCartney 9/11 Doc To Air on Showtime

    July 20, 2011 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'American Idol' Creator Sues Fox TV's most-watched show exploded into litigation today, as "American Idol" creator Simon Fuller sued Fox claiming ...

  23. Radiohead Debuts New Track 'Staircase': Watch

    June 21, 2011 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rumors surrounding a second installation of Radiohead's latest, "The King of Limbs," may have swirled shortly after the album's Feb. 2011 release , but fans aren't getting quite that much. A new track, titled "Staircase ...

  24. Radiohead's 'King of Limbs' Offered in Premium 24-Bit FLAC Format by 7digital

    March 28, 2011 8:16 AM EDT On Monday 7digital debuted Radiohead's "King of Limbs" in high definition 24-bit FLAC format, the first for a major artist in this premium format. It is priced at £8.99 in the UK and $11.99 in the US, and is available in 30 other te ...

  25. It's On at Comic Con: 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World'

    July 28, 2010 4:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 In Wednesday's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, we continue our coverage of pop culture mega-gathering Comic Con. Today we catch up with the cast and crew of romantic-comedy-action-sci-fi-videogame-musical "Scott Pilg ...

  26. Thom Yorke Names New Band Atoms For Peace, Announces Tour

    February 25, 2010 1:01 PM EST 0 0 0 R adiohead frontman Thom Yorke announced today (Feb. 25) that his side project, now officially named Atoms for Peace, will play an eight-date U.S. tour leading up to its performance at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival. The band's trek wi ...

  27. Radiohead Performs Classics, 'Lotus Flower' At Haiti Benefit Concert

    January 25, 2010 12:14 PM EST 0 0 0 R adiohead played a Haiti benefit concert at Los Angeles' Music Box on Sunday night (Jan. 24), and while the band performed favorites like "Fake Plastic Trees," "Karma Police" and "Bodysnatchers" ( ateaseweb.com ha ...

  28. Radiohead's Thom Yorke Enlists Flea, Godrich For Solo Live Gigs

    September 29, 2009 8:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 As first reported on Billboard.com in September , Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has formed a solo band featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, his longtime production collaborators Nigel Godrich and Joey Waronker and multi-instrumentalist Maur ...

  29. Thom Yorke Recruits Flea To Live Band

    September 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead's Thom Yorke has formed a live band and recruited Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea to the line-up, with two L.A. shows confirmed next week. The band will also include Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, drummer Joey Waronker, who ha ...

  30. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Beck Team Up For 'IRM'

    September 08, 2009 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 French singer and actress Charlotte Gainsbourg has collaborated with singer/songwriter Beck for her third album, "IRM," which is due in January 2010. "IRM" began as a straight-ahead production job for Beck, but eventually took on ...

  31. Radiohead's Thom Yorke Announces New Solo Single

    September 03, 2009 12:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke confirmed the details of his forthcoming single release today with a posting on the band's website. Two songs - "FeelingPulledApartbyHorses" and "Hollow Earth" -- will be released on Sept. 21 as ...

  32. Howling Bells Signs To Nettwerk, Tours With Coldplay

    April 30, 2009 12:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Australian rock quartet Howling Bells has signed to Nettwerk Music Group, and the band is set to release its sophomore album and North American debut, "Radio Wars," on July 28th in the U.S. and Canada. The album's first single, " ...

  33. Lil Wayne, Coldplay Lead Grammy Nominee Field

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Already on track to have the best-selling album of 2008, rapper Lil Wayne leads the nominations for the 51st Annual Grammy Awards with eight, including album of the year and best rap album for "Tha Carter III," best rap song for "Loll ...

  34. Beck's 'Modern' Age

    July 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Because his records so rarely sound like anyone's but his own, it's easy to forget how much Beck thrives on collaborating with name-brand producers like Nigel Godrich and the Dust Brothers. Because his records so rarely sound like anyone&# ...

  35. Radiohead Live Album Arrives On iTunes

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead has released a live video album exclusively on iTunes to coincide with the band's run of U.K. outdoor concerts. "In Rainbows - From the Basement", released June 24, features the band performing their current album at the H ...

  36. Paul McCartney Confirms New Album Track List

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney has finalized the track list for his next studio album, "Memory Almost Full." The 13-track set is due June 5 in North America via Starbucks' new Hear Music label and will also be the fi Paul McCartney has finalized the ...

  37. Time Off Recharges Travis For New Album

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Travis is a band that likes its mystery, which is the first of two reasons that singer Fran Healy named the Brit-rockers' fifth album "The Boy With No Name." The second is that the record is named for Travis is a band that likes its m ...

  38. Air Composes A 'Pocket Symphony'

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 French rock/electronica duo Air will release its next album, "Pocket Symphony," March 6 via Astralwerks. The 12-track set boasts vocals from Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and the Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon, a French rock/electronica duo ...

  39. Beck's 411

    October 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck is having a little fun with the artwork for his new album album, "The Information," and he wants his fans to contribute. Beck is having a little fun with the artwork for his new album album, "The Information," and he wants h ...

  40. Beck Plots Short 'Information' Tour, With Puppets

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The Information" is led by the single "Nausea," which is jumps 22-17 this week on Billboard's Modern Rock chart. Beck will play five North American shows next month in support of his upcoming album, " The Information , ...

  41. Beck Not Witholding On 'The Information'

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck's upcoming album, "The Information," will have more tracks than any of his other releases in the last dozen years. The 15-track set will be released Oct. 3 via Interscope; it will reportedly be b Beck's upcoming album, " ...

  42. 'Eraser'head

    July 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke's debut solo album, "The Eraser," will be released this week via XL Recordings. The set was produced and arranged by longtime Radiohead collaborator Nigel Godrich. "Inevi Radiohead frontman Thom York ...

  43. Beck Eyeing Fall For Next Album

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck has finished recording his next studio album and will release it this fall via Interscope. While there is no official street date for the as-yet-untitled, Nigel Godrich-produced effort, it comes Beck has finished recording his next studio album ...

  44. Air, Cocker Board Gainsbourg's '5:55'

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Air, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and producer Nigel Godrich are among the artists contributing to French actress/singer Charlotte's Gainsbourg's new album, "5:55." Air, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and producer Nigel Godrich are among ...

  45. Thom Yorke Solo Album Due In July

    May 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke's debut solo album, "The Eraser," will be released in July via XL Recordings. The set was produced and arranged by longtime Radiohead collaborator Nigel Godrich. "Inevita Radiohead frontman Thom York ...

  46. Hot Product

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney 'Chaos' Theory Paul McCartney is nearing the age 64 milestone he previously immortalized in a Beatles song, but his focus remains on making music. On the new "Chaos and Creation in the Back Yard," producer Nigel Go ...

  47. Paul McCartney: Q&A

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The following is excerpted from a 36-page "Billboard Stars: Paul McCartney" special feature that appears in the Sept. 3, 2005, issue of Billboard magazine. Beyond this Q&A, the section boa ...

  48. Gemma Hayes Embraces L.A. For Second Album

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Irish singer/songwriter Gemma Hayes is eyeing a fall release for her as-yet-untitled sophomore Astralwerks album. Irish singer/songwriter Gemma Hayes is eyeing a fall release for her as-yet-untitled sophomore Astralwerks album. The artist relocated ...

  49. McCartney Conjures 'Chaos' On 20th Solo Album

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney returns to the one-man-band approach that marked his 1970 self-titled solo debut on "Chaos and Creation in the Back Yard," his 20th solo album since the dissolution of the Beatles. Paul McCartney returns to the one-man-band ...

  50. McCartney Nailing Down North American Tour

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sir Paul McCartney will take advantage of media focus surrounding his halftime performance at Super Bowl XXXIX on Feb. 6 to announce his upcoming tour of North America, sources tell Billboard.com. The Sir Paul McCartney will take advantage of media ...

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