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side of the day: Radiohead August 29, 2007

Filed under: music,side of the day — damonjay @ 7:01 am


Radiohead is expected to release their next album in early 2008, but at least one track, Arpeggi, has been floating about. I am intrigued by the direction they are going with this track, embracing a sound that is more familiar in the world of classical minimalist compositions; Steve Reich’s New York Counterpoint comes to mind, and a little of Benjamin Britten’s Now the Great Bear and Pleiades for a vocal line. These are loose associations, maybe not helpful, but this definitely sounds like some sort of departure.

Radiohead, Arpeggi

download: Arpeggi


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