Later tonight, we'll be finished with the 2012 election. Finally and thank god. We're all probably feeling a little cynical right now, which makes Radiohead's Electioneering particularly relevant.
When it dropped, OK Computer sounded exactly like our computerized future. Nevermind that Kid A better captured the clicks and whirs of life inside a server room, Radiohead's third album was an instant classic that dropped just as we fully entered the digital age.
Sure, nowadays computers are everywhere in our daily lives, but once upon a time, they were as big as rooms and almost as scary. WebUrbanist looks at what yesterday's tomorrow looked like, way back when.
While the Beatles might one day pull the Yellow Submarine into iTunes, don't expect the UK's second-biggest iTunes holdout, Radiohead, to deliver any Pablo Honey, at least to Apple. Even though their albums can go DRM-free (EMI was their label), Radiohead only wants them sold in their entirety, not as individual…