Austin City Limits: Radiohead
Airs Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV
Originally published October 11, 2012 at 10:06 a.m., updated February 24, 2014 at 2:32 p.m.
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of original American music. Musical styles range from contemporary and traditional pop to rock, country, blues, bluegrass, Latin, folk, roots and more. All find a home on the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage. Recipient of a Peabody Award for 37 years of excellence.
Gear Blog: Radiohead
The Gear Blog is a behind-the-scenes look at the instruments and equipment that graces the Austin City Limits’ stage. Our Audio Engineer Kevin Cochran goes in-depth to give our gearheads some insight.
Singer Thom Yorke told NPR, “[The King Of Limbs] is sort of a visual thing more than anything else. The images were a very important part of the music. Lyrics were…it wasn’t conscious thematics. It was like physical movements…wildness ideas. Ideas of mutating, of creatures. Environmental worries in my head have become this weird obsession.”
The song list includes "Bloom," "Daily Mail," "Myxomatosis," "Magpie," "Orgy," "Staircase," "Identikit," "There There," "Feral," "Idioteque" and "Paranoid Android."
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