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News for March 5, 1999

by Jonathan on March 5, 1999

It’s been announced that the Radiohead film/documentary detailing the band on their last tour, will have it’s cinematic release in the U.S. at the annual South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas. It will be held at the Austin Convention Center on March 20. After that various large cities around the U.S. will be carrying the film. I know that Chicago’s Music Box Theater will be running it on April 16 and 17 at the midnight showings. It will also be screened in limited engagements in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. If you know these dates, email me.

If you can’t make it to one of the theaters, don’t fret. On May 4 it will be released on video and DVD at your local record and video shop.

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News for April 1, 1998

by Jonathan on April 1, 1998

A new song was played the other night in Dallas. It is going by the title Big Ideas (Don’t Get Any). Thom announced it as a four-day old song but was actually premiered in Tokyo last January. The song has gone by the name Nude or Nuet since 1996 and has been reworked into this latest version.
Jonny has been voted the fifth coolest person in rock by the readers of Melody Maker. The list:

1. Graham Coxon – Blur guitarist
2. Tim Burgess – Charlatan’s frontman
3. Robbie Williams – ex Take That
4. Cerys Matthews – Catatonia
5. Jonny Greenwood
6. Danny Goffey – Supergrass drummer
7. Liam Gallagher – Oasis
8. Beck
9. Nicky Wire – Manic Street Preachers
10. Shaznay Lewis – All Saints
thanks to Susan

Check out this article in The Rocket by pointig your mouse here.

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News for January 26, 1998

by Jonathan on January 26, 1998

it has been confirmed that bjork will open for radiohead on March 12, 1998 in toronto, canada. they will be playing in toronto’s maple leaf gardens. no info on ticket sales yet.

just found out that radiohead will be playing in austin texas for their opening date in the US. i have no date or venue as of yet.

it has also been known that the band will be playing at this year’s Grammy awards on february 25, 1998. the show will air on CBS.

a poll conducted by UK’s Channel 4 of about 40,000 record buyers in the UK about the top 100 albums of all time is listed below:
1. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – The Beatles
2. The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses
3. Revolver – The Beatles
4. The Bends- Radiohead
5. What’s the Story (Morning Glory) – Oasis
6. Dark Side of the Moon – Pink Floyd
7. Ok Computer – Radiohead
8. Nevermind – Nirvana
9. Astral Weeks – Van Morrison
10. The White Album – The Beatles

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