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Remember Whensday – How Radiohead Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Internet

(Written by Justin Peters) In 1997, Radiohead released OK Computer; an album that signaled not only a bold departure from their previous Britpop roots (see Pablo Honey and The Bends), but also created an international anticipation for what this new artistic direction would yield in later releases. In staying true to their form, they completely […]

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Monday Mixer

Radiohead – Prove Yourself If you haven’t heard this song or Radiohead’s raw and underrated debut Pablo Honey, this might give you some insight into why some critics called them “Nirvana-lite” around this time. There’s only one or two songs on this album that foreshadow what Radiohead would become, but I have always preferred this […]

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Monday Mixer

  I recently made a playlist of dance-y tunes for a small get-together I threw, and these are some of the tracks that I played for it.  Essentially, these are some of the tracks that I would most enjoy grooving too.  We’re not talking about the fist pump or indie sway with this list; these […]

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Alec Baldwin interviews Thom Yorke

Quick: think of one of the best musical artists of our generation.  Now, keep him in your mind and think of one of the funniest actors of our generation.  Great.  If you’re like me, there’s probably a pretty good chance the names of Alec Baldwin and Thom Yorke probably crossed your mind when you read […]

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Alternative Election Day

In the spirit of this election, we here on WPGU’s Music Staff are each profiling the best bands of the past four years. Which is the best? That’s for you to decide. Let us know in the comments or on our facebook! Candidate 1: Jack White Jack White has just dominated the modern rock industry for the […]

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Monday Mixer

This list is all about the germ that comes before the album: demos. Demos serve as the artist’s way of hearing how the song they’ve been working on actually sounds. These earlier versions of a song can be radically different when they appear on an album. A lot of times they are recorded at the artist’s house, […]

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