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    I cried like 3 times during the set. Obvi that makes me a Radiohead pussy, but surrounded by my best friends in my favorite place on earth. Too fucking good.
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    Myxamatosis fucking SLAYED.
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    There There, Pyramid Song, Lucky... All songs I heard in AZ but they all were so HUGE. After the Gold Rush > EIIP was too unbelievable... I can't wait for this weekend honestly.. I hope for a whole new setlist but I know it will be mostly repeats.

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    it will still be fantastic. do different drugs, just for the experiment. you'll be a-ok.
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    Radiohead's Artist Stanley Donwood's New Work Pictures L.A. in Flames


    By Aaron FrankFri., Apr. 27 2012 at 1:37 PM


    Stanley Donwood doesn't have the slightest objection to the term "commercial artist." Often considered the sixth member of the band Radiohead, the 44-year-old Essex native is responsible for all of the band's artwork since 1994 and has the commercial marketplace to thank, in part, for his success. "It's better than graphic designer," says Donwood, lounging in a leather chair at Subliminal Projects, which is scheduled to host the British artist's first exhibition in Los Angeles. Titled "Lost Angeles," the exhibition showcases Donwood's latest piece, an 18-foot-long panorama landscape of the city flooding and engulfed in flames.

    Donwood began collaborating with Radiohead on their first hit record, The Bends, and has worked closely alongside the band ever since, authoring several books, holding gallery exhibitions and selling screenprints in between albums. Thumbing through stacks of vinyl as a teen, he was struck by the artwork of punk bands like the Dead Kennedys and Crass. "The record store was like the most democratic art gallery there was," Donwood explained. "There was all this artwork and it was all treated the same."









    Hollywood Dooom by Stanley Donwood


    After forming a close friendship with the band's singer Thom Yorke in college, his longing to create a similarly pleasing aesthetic was soon fulfilled with his work for Radiohead. Aside from the notable logos he's created for the band, which are plastered on T-shirts and bumper stickers all over the globe, what's most striking about Donwood's artwork for the band is how closely it adheres to the musical theme of each album. On the landmark Radiohead album OK Computer, his imagery perfectly mirrors the lyrical themes of isolation spurred by technology and consumer capitalism.

    Over the past two decades, Donwood's style has adapted along with the evolution of the band. For In Rainbows in 2007, he branched out to a noticeably more abstract style, using candle wax and hypodermic needles to create a psychedelic landscape of brightly colored blobs, which mirrored the more organic tone of the music. As he ventures into more experimental territory, Donwood notes that the changes are also part of his own personal evolution. "Every cell in my body has replaced itself now. I'm not just this furious, angry person anymore," he explained.

    Donwood typically favors his most recent work, so he's excited to discuss his sprawling contributions for Radiohead's most recent album, The King of Limbs. For the deluxe edition of the album, Donwood created several sheets of large artwork and 625 pieces of tiny artwork, along with a newspaper containing his own abstract writing. Also included was a sheet of perforated blotter paper, which Donwood says was inspired by his fascination with paper LSD artwork. Vinyl packaging and the deluxe editions in particular allow Donwood much more freedom with his packaging designs than the compact disc.









    Hail to the Thief cover, inspired by spam email and L.A. billboards


    On recent projects, Donwood has been afforded the luxury of a studio space next door to the band, which allows him to flesh out ideas as Radiohead rehearse their newest material. "As the record develops and grows, the same thing happens with my work, and hopefully the two intertwine at some point," he explained, though it hasn't been a foolproof process. For In Rainbows, Donwood explained how he threw out a series of etchings inspired by suburbia after he heard the record turning in to something more "organic and sexual."

    For the most part, however, the process has worked out quite well for both parties. Donwood's work outside of the band has flourished in popularity, as he's quickly gained status in the U.K. alongside popular artists like Banksy and Damien Hirst. His work on 2001's Amnesiac earned Radiohead a Grammy for Best Recording Package, and their Best Alternative Album win for Kid A the year before brought the artist to Los Angeles for the first time. Just a few years later, the city's vast landscape of billboards and advertisements served as inspiration for the cover of the band's sixth album, Hail to the Thief.









    Donwood's Occupy Wall Street tribute


    Though on the surface the cover for Hail to the Thief and the works featured in his new gallery exhibition "Lost Angeles" might reflect a sour attitude toward Los Angeles, Donwood holds a particularly high opinion of the city. He praises the street art on every corner and has a particular fondness for the Victorian architecture on Carroll Street, which is pictured in his stunning new panoramic landscape. Other landmarks featured in the piece include the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, LAX, the Hollywood sign and the downtown skyline.

    The apocalyptic vision depicted in "Lost Angeles" bears a resemblance to Donwood's "London Views," which was completed in 2006 and pictures London in a similarly decaying fashion. Both of the installations are inspired by the artist's concerns surrounding global warming, particularly the rising sea levels and catastrophe that could potentially ensue as a result. The destruction in "Lost Angeles" is intentionally harsher, however. Looking closely at the main piece, one will notice a halfway sunken hybrid cqr floating alongside a burning gas station, which Donwood notes is a commentary on the destructiveness of L.A.'s car-dependent culture.









    Fleet Street Apocalypse, by Stanley Donwood, 2008


    Subliminal Projects designed a special concave wall to fit the 18-foot-long linocut, which took hours of hand-chiseling to complete and consists of 18 separate scenes all printed on one long sheet of Japanese Kozo paper. For the linocut process, Donwood intricately carves all of his images in reverse on a piece of linoleum, before they are transferred to paper. Also featured in the exhibition are several other black-and-white linocuts with gold and silver leaf, as well as an enormous Radiohead logo crafted from diamond dust.

    Donwood met gallery owner Shepard Fairey last year and the two bonded over their separate contributions to Amnesiac. He takes pride in following one of his main inspirations: Jamie Reid, closely aligned with the Sex Pistols throughout his career, just recently held an exhibition at the gallery.

    Despite the dark, apocalyptic visions depicted in his recent work, Donwood maintains a strikingly warm and upbeat disposition in person. In fact, he's adopted a new mantra surrounding politics that sounds more fitting for a CW sitcom character than a Bristol-based artist. When pressed about the difference between American and British politics and his stance on Occupy Wall Street, for which he produced a free, downloadable poster last fall, he says: "Don't get me started."

    "Lost Angeles" at Subliminal Projects runs through May 26 with an opening reception Saturday, April 28, from 8 to 10 p.m., at 1331 W. Sunset Blvd. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.
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    So, youre letting me know about an art opening that happened 2 weeks ago that I went to? Thanks

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    Admittedly, I have never seen Radiohead before. Been listening to their music for 15 years, I was ecstatic to see them but slightly downtrodden after the weekend 1 reviews.

    This was the one of the best live shows I have ever seen in my entire life. My only disappointment was not hearing everything in its right place. Other than that, fucking wow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by suprefan View Post
    So, youre letting me know about an art opening that happened 2 weeks ago that I went to? Thanks
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    Hey, Radiohead is playing again! I'm looking forward to not being dead from 107 heat this time.

    By the time the fest rolls around, they'll have taken a pretty long break - October til April. Should we expect setlists like last year's, or something new?

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    I'd expect something like this, I think they change it up quite a bit though. Could play more stuff from AMSP.

    Burn the Witch
    Daydreaming
    Ful Stop
    My Iron Lung
    The National Anthem
    All I Need
    Pyramid Song
    No Surprises
    Bloom
    Play Video
    Identikit
    The Numbers
    Bodysnatchers
    The Gloaming
    Weird Fishes/Arpeggi
    Nude
    Everything in Its Right Place
    Idioteque

    Encore:
    Let Down
    Present Tense
    Reckoner
    Paranoid Android
    There There
    Fake Plastic Trees

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    Let Down, My Iron Lung, and either of Street Spirit/Fake Plastic Trees would be magical.

    Play Video, that's a new one.
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    I'm mostly just hoping they come out angry. Moon Shaped Pool is a beautiful album, and I like how personal it is, but this feels like a good moment for Political Radiohead to come back out.

    Next year's also the 20 year anniversary of OK Computer, not that I think that likely means too much to them.

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    I don't think we'll be getting as AMSP as they were doing last year. I expect a lot more OK Computer and HOPEFULLY a shit ton of Hail to the Thief.
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    What tracklist would you all recommend as a good "crash course" on Radiohead? (I know....let's just say I was a rock late bloomer, no one to show me the ropes when I was a young lad)

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    Quote Originally Posted by arya. View Post
    I don't think we'll be getting as AMSP as they were doing last year. I expect a lot more OK Computer and HOPEFULLY a shit ton of Hail to the Thief.
    I really hope you're right. Some other In Rainbows would be nice too (still praying for Jigsaw to come up one time I see them.)

    I can't help but feel they've give us one of their more "difficult" setlists, but I pray not.
    9/15 - Black Sabbath @ Oracle
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    9/30 - 10/2 - HSB
    10/2 - ZZ Top @ Warfield
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    10/15 - 16 - TIMF
    11/23 - Hot Chip @ Mezzanine
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    Quote Originally Posted by arya. View Post
    I don't think we'll be getting as AMSP as they were doing last year. I expect a lot more OK Computer and HOPEFULLY a shit ton of Hail to the Thief.
    I really hope you're right. Some other In Rainbows would be nice too (still praying for Jigsaw to come up one time I see them.)

    I can't help but feel they've give us one of their more "difficult" setlists, but I pray not.
    9/15 - Black Sabbath @ Oracle
    9/23 - 9/25 - Life is Beautiful
    9/30 - 10/2 - HSB
    10/2 - ZZ Top @ Warfield
    10/5 - 10/7 - Desert Trip
    10/15 - 16 - TIMF
    11/23 - Hot Chip @ Mezzanine
    12/11 - Moderat @ Fox

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    What tracklist would you all recommend as a good "crash course" on Radiohead? (I know....let's just say I was a rock late bloomer, no one to show me the ropes when I was a young lad)
    Eh just listen to the albums, chronologically. Compressing them into a quick crash course playlist would be a bummer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBigPineappL View Post
    What tracklist would you all recommend as a good "crash course" on Radiohead? (I know....let's just say I was a rock late bloomer, no one to show me the ropes when I was a young lad)
    Here's a list of my favs in a somewhat reasonably listenable order: https://open.spotify.com/user/129993...J5BRnkCfZW83br
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBigPineappL View Post
    What tracklist would you all recommend as a good "crash course" on Radiohead? (I know....let's just say I was a rock late bloomer, no one to show me the ropes when I was a young lad)
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    Eh just listen to the albums, chronologically. Compressing them into a quick crash course playlist would be a bummer.
    Chronologically is not a bad suggestion, but thats a big undertaking. If one of these albums doesn't click for you, the other ones won't either: OK Computer, Kid A, In Rainbows
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBigPineappL View Post
    What tracklist would you all recommend as a good "crash course" on Radiohead? (I know....let's just say I was a rock late bloomer, no one to show me the ropes when I was a young lad)
    Eh just listen to the albums, chronologically. Compressing them into a quick crash course playlist would sort of be a disservice. Maybe skip Pablo Honey if you're in a rush.

    I'm also jealous of anyone who gets to discover and listen to this band for the first time. Cherish it!

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    Praying we get Talk Show Host. It was such an amazing experience when I saw it last year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBigPineappL View Post
    What tracklist would you all recommend as a good "crash course" on Radiohead? (I know....let's just say I was a rock late bloomer, no one to show me the ropes when I was a young lad)
    I'd put on in rainbows first. you seem to have similar taste in alternative music as me and that's the album that really got me hooked. once you get into that, all of their other work is fantastic. every album has a different vibe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by enginedown View Post
    Eh just listen to the albums, chronologically. Compressing them into a quick crash course playlist would sort of be a disservice. Maybe skip Pablo Honey if you're in a rush.

    I'm also jealous of anyone who gets to discover and listen to this band for the first time. Cherish it!
    If listening chronologically, I'd consider skipping both Pablo and King of Limbs. I'd definitely skip KoL before Pablo though; Pablo at least helps track a course of their growth. KoL is an outlier that has nothing to do with the rest of their discography in my opinion. Also, it sucks.

    Alternatively, just look at a few recent setlists and put one together on spotify. They'll play a lot of those tunes, after all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by braundiggity View Post
    Alternatively, just look at a few recent setlists and put one together on spotify. They'll play a lot of those tunes, after all.
    That has worked nicely with other bands in the past, but in reading the rest of the thread it seems like there is some question of what they'll come back playing in April since their last dates where in October. Darn prolific bands... hahaha. I'll probably just pull their last huge set list to get my feet wet. Then maybe albums based on which tracks stick out.

    Thanks ya'll!

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    hopefully this will be the year i finally get to hear how to disappear completely live.
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    Oct. 4 2016. Mexico City. They played both The Bends and Creep.
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    Quote Originally Posted by braundiggity View Post
    KoL is an outlier that has nothing to do with the rest of their discography in my opinion. Also, it sucks.
    They'll play at least 4 songs from this.

    Lotus Flower has grown on me.
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    KoL plays much better live than it does on record. Feral becomes something really fun whereas on record it's just annoying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by santasutt View Post
    They'll play at least 4 songs from this.

    Lotus Flower has grown on me.
    Only played two at Outside Lands, I believe. Lotus Flower is a good tune, for sure. Morning Mr Magpie is ok. The rest is not good. My point, though, was that I don't think the album says much about Radiohead, other than that they were pretty bored for a bit and are capable of releasing a dud like any other band. And it's not gonna sell anyone on Radiohead being great.

    Anyhow. I just hope we get as little of it as possible.

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