Radiohead announces weekly archival streaming series
British band Radiohead launched the Radiohead Public Library earlier this year, offering privileged access to music videos, live TV performances and full-length concerts as well as their quarterly w.a.s.t.e. newsletters.
“Radiohead.com has always been infuriatingly uninformative and unpredictable. We have now, predictably, made it incredibly informative. We present: the RADIOHEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY,” they tweeted back in January to announce the Radiohead Public Library.
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— Radiohead (@radiohead) January 20, 2020
As billions of people have been instructed to stay at home amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, Thom Yorke and his bandmates have now announced that they will stream concert films from their Library on YouTube.
“Now that you have no choice whether or not you fancy a quiet night in, we hereby present the first of several live shows from the Radiohead Public Library now coming to Radiohead’s YouTube channel. We will be releasing one a week until either the restrictions resulting from the current situation are eased, or we run out of shows. Which will be first? No one knows,” the band wrote in their social media.
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Now that you have no choice whether or not you fancy a quiet night in, we hereby present the first of several LIVE SHOWS from the Radiohead Public Library now coming to Radiohead’s YouTube channel. Starting tomorrow (Thursday) at 10pm UK/2pm PT/5pm ET with Live From a Tent In Dublin – October 2000, we will be releasing one a week until either the restrictions resulting from current situation are eased, or we run out of shows. Which will be first? No-one knows. Link in bio.ADVERTISEMENT
Each week, the band will post an archival show from their Radiohead Public Library onto their YouTube channel, starting this Thursday, April 9 at 5 p.m. EST with “Live From a Tent in Dublin”.
The concert was shot on October 8, 2000, at the Punchestown Racecourse in County Kildare, Ireland, where the band performed 23 songs spanning their catalogue.
Among them were cuts from their fourth studio album “Kid A” which was released just a week prior to the show.
In addition to launching a new weekly streaming series, Ed O’Brien is gearing towards the release of his debut solo album, “Earth”, on April 17.
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Here’s the album.. thank you for waiting .. it’s called Earth and it’s coming out on April 17 in time for Summer.. you can preorder now at eobmusic.com⠀ Thank you to all the incredible musicians who helped me and the people who put it together in the studio.. it was a proper journey getting here.. Recorded in Wales and London.. Phew we made it!!⠀ Also yours today, a new track from the album ’Shangri-La’… listen and watch on YouTube
The guitarist previewed his first LP under the moniker EOB with the previously-issued singles, “Shangri-La”, “Brasil” and “Olympik”. JB
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