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Thom Yorke

Sónar 2018

Por Sergio Pulido 11.06.18

There’s no doubting Thomas Edward Yorke is one of the most influential rock stars of today and doesn’t need any introduction. Endless articles have been written about Radiohead and its profound influence on current rock (or what’s left of that cultural movement that was called rock), and how they broke through the conventions of the genre since the release of the classic "OK Computer". For discussions about his work, the internet is full of fan forums trying to break down his lyrics, his sound tricks, his mastery in the recording studio.

Being such a creative artist it seems that the restrictions of being in a band is not good for Thom’s wellbeing, every so often he needs to express himself alone. His first solo album was "The Eraser" released in 2006 that explored the more electronic side of his compositions, when he ended up forming a super band with Flea of ​​the Red Hot Chilli Peppers to tour it. This project was called Atoms For Peace and had its only album to date back in 2013 "Amok". His last foray was in 2014, again under his own name, with "Tomorrow’s modern boxes", all garnered great reviews from the music critics. While Radiohead is famous for its extensive world tours, seeing its leader perform live as a soloist is not so easy. For Sonar he’ll be performing with his long-time producer, Nigel Goodrich, and the multimedia artist Tarik Barri, promising a display of next-generation 3D images. It won’t be the only new material from him this year: the remake of the classic film "Suspiria" is about to be released, this time around directed by Luca Guadagnino, who was acclaimed earlier this year with "Call me by your name", and who commissioned our hero to compose the soundtrack. Oscar glory could even be on the cards like Johnny Greenwood et all!

  • Thom Yorke Sonar 2018
  • El 16 June
  • Sónar Noche
  • Fira Barcelona - L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
  • www.sonar.es