Listen to Radiohead's Idioteque On a Laser-Etched Wooden Record

We've seen 3D-printed records before, and while they don't sound great, they're still pretty neat. Now the same mine behind those, Instructables' Amanda Ghassaei, has got another weird record variation to try out: laser-etched wooden records. It's only a slight step up in sound quality, but still totally cool. » 5/11/13 8:00pm 5/11/13 8:00pm

Fees. Scalpers. Scams. Why Buying Concert Tickets Sucks So Hard.

On September 26th at 10:00 AM, thousands upon thousands of fans—how many we'll never know—hit refresh on their browsers and converged upon Ticketmaster's servers like a denial-of-service attack. They were desperate for the chance to see Radiohead play one of a pair of shows at the Roseland Ballroom—a rare club show.… » 10/12/11 10:00am 10/12/11 10:00am

Radiohead's House of Cards Video Rendered in 3D Using Legos

Radiohead's latest music video » 8/06/08 11:48am 8/06/08 11:48am, as you may have heard, didn't use cameras, instead using lasers to capture data that could be presented visually. They then released all that data, allowing people to fiddle around with it. Ian Mackinnon took that 3D plotting data and created this Lego version of the video. It's…

Radiohead's Camera-Free, Laser-Made Music Video Hits the Web, Lets You…

The Radiohead video for "House of Cards" that used no cameras or lights, only fancy lasers, just hit the web, and it's just as crazy and trippy as the screenshots suggested. Above, check out the video, while after the jump you'll find another video that details just how it was made. Did I mention that because this… » 7/14/08 1:53pm 7/14/08 1:53pm

Old Printers, Scanners and Hard Drives Used to Perform Radiohead's…

Most people just create amusing videos to fit their favorite songs, but James Houston went one step further and synchronized a bunch of obsolete gadget noises to recreate Radiohead's "Nude." A Sinclair ZX Spectrum 8-bit PC was used for rhythm and lead guitars, an HP Scanjet 3c was used for bass guitar, an Epson LX-81… » 6/05/08 7:10pm 6/05/08 7:10pm

Radiohead's Latest Tour Features LED Stage (As Well As Radiohead)

Radiohead, wishing to alleviate the guilt of being a rich and famous semi-wielding touring band, has opted to use LED stage lights for their current tour. LED for such purposes is a relatively new phenomenon, as it's only recently that they've become bright enough to have any sort of eye-burning factor. The band is… » 5/08/08 6:00pm 5/08/08 6:00pm

Radiohead Tells Freebie-Loving Music Fans: 'That's Yer Lot'

Any hope that the pay-what-you-want release of In Rainbows would set a precedent for Radiohead albums of the future has been dashed. Tortured treehugger and all-round good bloke Thom Yorke set the record straight yesterday, calling the band's decision to let their fans agree on a price on their last release a… » 4/30/08 3:00pm 4/30/08 3:00pm

Afternoon News: FBI Billboards, Radiohead Webcast, and Patents,…

• The FBI wants to install 150 digital billboards in 20 US cities in the next few weeks to show fugitives, missing people and gadget bloggers. [Network World]
Oft-discussed Radiohead will have a live webcast concert at midnight on January 1. It's almost cool to stay home on New Year's Eve now. [Pitchfork]
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