Thom Yorke

Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke (born 7 October 1968) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist, lyricist, principal songwriter, guitarist and pianist of the bands Radiohead and Atoms for Peace, known for his falsetto singing style. As a multi-instrumentalist, he mainly plays guitar and piano, but also plays synthesizer, bass guitar, and drums among other instruments, and makes use of electronic equipment such as samplers and drum machines; later Radiohead albums credit him with playing "laptop". In the 1990s, Yorke was known as a rock musician, but the 2000 Radiohead album Kid A saw him expand into electronic music. In 2006, he released a solo album, The Eraser.
Posts about Thom Yorke
  • David Cross on YouTube: ‘Everything gets recorded, and that’s awful’

    … for theater rental fees and marketing expenses, fans at home or in theaters will be able to pay what they want to watch or download the film. “Hits” will also come to iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, and other film distribution platforms, but with more traditional pricing and digital rights management restrictions. Cross cited Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin Social- 14 readers -
  • Can Spotify survive Taylor Swift’s snub?

    … and protected from piracy. That’s why we pay nearly 70 percent of our revenue back to the music community.” Don’t hold your breath. Joe Levy, editor at large for Billboard, told Digiday that this was also undoubtedly the result of streaming “cannibalizing” digital sales. And Swift is hardly the first artist to stage a Spotify walkout. Radiohead…

    Tanya Dua/ Digidayin Social Twitter- 4 readers -
  • Poster child for piracy, BitTorrent wants to go legit

    … Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke turned a few heads when he turned to BitTorrent last week to exclusively distribute his new album, “Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes.” And yet six days later, it hit a million downloads. With that sort of traction, BitTorrent argues creators of all stripes should distribute and monetize their content through its bundle…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin YouTube- 5 readers -
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