“Burn the Witch,” directed by Chris Hopewell

The band Radiohead erased itself from the internet earlier this week Or did it? Now, from the echoing empty chambers of the band’s blank slate of engagement, there is a new auditory experience.

About 24 hours after Radiohead scrubbed its online presence, a short Instagram video was cross-posted to the band’s Twitter and Facebook accounts:


It was all a tease. Here’s the actual song, “Burn the Witch” which was posted to YouTube this morning and shared across all its channels. Welcome back to the internet, guys.


This post was originally published on May 3 at 1:40 a.m. EDT and has been updated.