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News Roundup: Atoms For Peace Unveil 'Before Your Very Eyes,' Cat Power...

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Thom Yorke's Atoms For Peace premiered a new video during their live performance at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday night. The band waited after their second encore to reveal to the audience the unique clip for "Before Your Very Eyes," from AMOK. (We have that video for you below.) Also, Cat Power has announced a solo tour. All that and more below.

News Roundup: Rihanna Gets Raunchy In Music Video, Best Coast Release New...

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If you thought Miley Cyrus' latest music videos were a bit outrageous, Rihanna is about to change your perspective. The erotic pop star released her new video for "Pour It Up," which leaves very little to the imagination. Check it out below. Also, Best Coast released a new song this week; and the new Sleigh Bells album is available to stream. All that and more below.

News Roundup: Kanye West Premieres 'New Slaves,' FYF Fest 2013 Lineup...

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Kanye West is going the extra mile to make sure that his forthcoming album has a special release. Tonight the rapper debuted a brand new song, and he did so by projecting his face on 66 different buildings around the world. We've got a video of that below. Also FYF Fest revealed its lineup. The roster includes bands like My Bloody Valentine, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and MGMT. All that and more...

VOTD: Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich Give Love Advice To Teenage Girls

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Normally when Thom Yorke makes a video, it involves him dancing freakishly awesome to one of his new tunes. But the latest piece of visual media coming from the ultra-talented Radiohead frontman is quite different. Yorke got together with his Atoms For Peace bandmate, Nigel Godrich, to give teenage girls love advice. This is not a joke or spoof of any kind. Check out the heart-melting clip...

News Roundup: Thom Yorke Dances In New Atoms For Peace Music Video, Stream...

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In the latest Atoms For Peace music video, Thom Yorke shows off his eccentric dance moves, but he's not alone like in "Lotus Flower". "Ingenue" also features – as the song's title suggests – a young woman who moves and dresses just like him. It's beautiful and creepy. We have that video for you below. Also, David Bowie's upcoming album, The Next Day, has been made...

News Roundup: Phoenix Unveils New Single, Atoms For Peace Release 'Amok'...

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Instead of waiting around for their new album to leak unto the world wide web, Atoms for Peace decided to stream Amok a week in advance. You can listen to their debut album right now if you wanted to. Also, man of the hour, Justin Timberlake, and rapper Jay-Z put a name to that tour they're doing together. And Phoenix released the very first single off their upcoming record. It's flashy! All...

Thom Yorke Releases New Radiohead And Atoms For Peace Material

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Thom Yorke is on the cover of next month's issue of Dazed & Confused, and to launch it he created an exclusive mix that includes, listen to this, unreleased Radiohead and Atoms For Peace material. Yorke went into the studio with Nigel Godrich and came out with 25 minutes of golden mixes.

News Roundup: Rihanna Debuts 'Diamonds' Music Video, Thom Yorke Announces...

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Rihanna released a new music video for "Diamonds," a song from her upcoming album Unapologetic, due out November 19. In the video, Rihanna runs violently, smokes seductively and floats on water. You can see the video below. Also, Thom Yorke announced the release date for the Atoms For Peace record. It'll come out early next year. And Passion Pit announced they were...

News Roundup: Thom Yorke's Atoms For Peace Release New Single, Rihanna And...

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This week, Thom Yorke's side project Atoms For Peace released a new and complicated single titled "Default."  The band also announced the tentative release date for their debut album. Also, the MTV VMAs took place last night and racy pop star Rihanna came out the big winner.   Elsewhere, The Black Keys have announced that they're back in the studio, prepping for an eight...

Radiohead Records New Material At Jack White's Studio

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Well, here’s something for fans of modern rock to go ga-ga about: some kind of ambiguous collaboration is in the air between Radiohead and former White Stripes frontman Jack White.  The collaboration was first hinted at Bonnaroo, and was then confirmed by White himself.  But don’t expect to be hearing White wail away on a Radiohead track anytime soon.

Thom Yorke Announces New Radiohead And Atoms For Peace Albums

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Thom Yorke Showcases New Band In NYC
Good news for fans of all things Radiohead: in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke announced that two albums are coming down the pipe—a new disc from Yorke’s side project, Atoms for Peace, as well as a new Radiohead album, despite the fact that the band just released The King Limbs earlier this year.

New Radiohead Album Available for Download on Saturday, February 19

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For a band that clearly places quality over hype, Radiohead still does a very good job of promoting their new material, albeit for positive reasons. Although bands had been releasing albums for free long before Thom Yorke and his bandmates got in on the act, their pay-what-you-want policy for In Rainbows was a major talking point among music fans and writers for a...

Thom Yorke Showcases New Band In NYC

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Thom Yorke's supergroup side-project - Atoms For Peace - played their first of two, sold-out shows Monday night at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom. The band, which features Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, producer Nigel Godrich, Beck drummer Joey Waronker and percussionist Mauro Refosco, opened the night by playing Yorke's 2006 debut album The Eraser in...

Watch: Thom Yorke Debuts Three New Songs

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Thom Yorke took the liberty of debuting three new songs while he was playing in Cambridge, England last night. Playing as part of a benefit show for Green Party member, Tony Juniper, the frontman of Radiohead and now new solo band, Atoms For Peace, gave a sneak peek of what may just become recordings later on? (There are rumors of Yorke going into the studio for Atoms For...

Thom Yorke Names Solo Band, Announces Spring Tour Dates

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Remember when we all saw the Coachella 2010 lineup and wondered why in the world Thom Yorke's name was followed by four question marks? We had assumed that was how his new solo band was going to be billed from now on. Well, it looks like the super group backing band for Yorke (with producer Nigel Godrich, drummer Joey Waronker,...

Thom Yorke To Co-Host BBC Radio 1 Show

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We recently shared the Coachella 2010 lineup with you earlier today which included Thom Yorke as a sub-headliner. (According to Entertainment Weekly, the four questions that follow his name is how he and his new band will be billed from now on.) Between working on songs with his new band and getting new material ready for another Radiohead album, Yorke has...

Fiery Furnaces Call Radiohead Out As Frauds

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The Fiery Furnaces have always been very opinionated - or passionate, if you'd like to use that term instead. Brother and sister, Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger are about being genuine, original, and definitely "not concerned about selling t-shirts." We're all for musicians speaking their minds, whether we asked for their thoughts or not in the first place, and the duo has...