skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: Radiohead

Airs Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Alt rock icon Radiohead takes the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage, performing songs from its Grammy-nominated LP "The King of Limbs."

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 of Radiohead. Alt rock icon Radiohead takes the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage, performing songs from its Grammy-nominated LP "The King of Limbs."
Enlarge this image

Above: Singer Thom Yorke of Radiohead. Alt rock icon Radiohead takes the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage, performing songs from its Grammy-nominated LP "The King of Limbs."

"Radiohead" - In this episode, alt rock icon Radiohead takes the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage. The band performs songs from its Grammy-nominated LP "The King of Limbs."

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."

Visit pbs.org/video to watch full AUSTIN CITY LIMITS episodes. New episodes are available the day after their broadcast premiere.

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS is on Facebook, and you can follow @acltv on Twitter. Radiohead is on Facebook, and you can follow @radiohead on Twitter.

Video

Radiohead "Lotus Flower" - Austin City Limits - Behind The Scenes

Radiohead "Lotus Flower" - Austin City Limits - behind the scenes from Austin City Limits on Vimeo.

Above: You might recall that AUSTIN CITY LIMITS had the pleasure of taping Radiohead back in March. As a taste of what to expect when their episode airs in the fall on PBS, check out this preview created by our videographer (and creator of our current open) Jonathan Jackson.

Video

Radiohead on Austin City Limits "Morning Mr Magpie"

Radiohead on Austin City Limits "Morning Mr Magpie" from Austin City Limits on Vimeo.

Above: A full hour of Radiohead kicks off AUSTIN CITY LIMITS' 38th season.

Video

Radiohead: Austin City Limits Interview

Radiohead Austin City Limits Interview from Austin City Limits on Vimeo.

Above: Ed O'Brien and Thom Yorke talk about their latest record King of Limbs with ACL executive producer Terry Lickona following their Austin City Limits taping on March 6, 2012.

Please stay on topic and be as concise as possible. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Community Discussion Rules. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus