BBC Radio 1

Thom Yorke and Gilles Peterson

Thom Yorke was a special guest tonight on Gille Peterson’s show on BBC Radio 1. During the two hour show, Thom revealed some interesting info which we’ve summed up for you below:

Most importantly, Radiohead will be touring next year. “The idea is to go out and play next year on and off during the year.” They’re talking about bringing Clive Deamer (Portishead) along too. Nice.

Atoms for Peace, Thom’s side project, have recorded a new album and he’s “finishing it with Nigel at the moment.” He said that touring last year “sparked something off, it was really exciting… It had really good energy.” Thom was unsure of the release date.

Other tidbits include Thom listening to Blue Lines in the car with his kids, how RHCP’s Flea has gotten him listening to Duke Ellington, how he doesn’t have a favorite track from The King of Limbs but loves to play “Bloom” live, that he’s only been to Brazil once and had the time of his life there, and that he’s just finished reading Hans Fallada’s Alone in Berlin and loved it. “It’s an amazing book.” Also, Thom recalls the night he deejayed at Low End Theory last March: He hadn’t slept for three days and didn’t want to show up to Low End Theory. It wasn’t until Flying Lotus sent him a picture of line outside that he decided to come because he feared a riot would take place if he didn’t.

To see the tracklist of the songs played and to listen to a replay of the show, click here.

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Radiohead on the radio

by Jonathan on September 15, 2011

Thom and Gilles last year

Thom and Gilles, BFFs

Radiohead’s Dead Air Space just announced that Thom has put together a guest mix for Mary Anne Hobbs, which will air tonight at 9 PM (UK time) on her Music Response show on XFM.

In addition, Thom is going to be co-hosting on Gilles Peterson’s show on Radio 1 on September 21, between 2 – 4 AM (UK time).

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Thom co-hosts with Gilles Peterson

by Jonathan on January 20, 2010

Thom and Gilles

Earlier today, Thom Yorke was the co-host on Gille Peterson’s BBC Radio 1 show. If you missed it, fortunately they are broadcasting it again on their website.

Here’s a sneak preview:

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News for August 28, 2000

by Jonathan on August 28, 2000

Kid A on the radio

We’ve heard that the entire Kid A album will be played on Radio 21, a Belgian radio station, on September 20, 2000. More info when it’s available.

Kid A will also be played on September 18th on BBC Radio 1 and again on the 19th on XFM. You may listen to the Radio 1 broadcast here.

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