What Is Music?: A Music Podcast About Radiohead

Amnesiac (Pt. 1)

September 12, 2022 Adam Scott Glasspool, Steve Murphy, Lucas Way Season 4 Episode 24
What Is Music?: A Music Podcast About Radiohead
Amnesiac (Pt. 1)
Show Notes

The Big Mates discuss minotaurs, labyrinths, ziggurats, and Amnesiac by Radiohead.

Adam, Steve, and Lucas continue their deep dive into the career and discography of Radiohead by tackling their fifth album Amnesiac. They talk about the writing and recording process, the context surrounding the songs, and offer up analysis, opinions, and thoughts from three differing perspectives on music, from being deeply into analysis and music, to not caring for art or critique, and everything in between.

They touch on how the album could be perceived as both a sister-album and a "leftovers" album, how accessible the album really is, and how it feels coming off the back of the infamous "left turn," Kid A.

Is amnesia real? What time signature is Pyramid Song? Did Thom Yorke invent Twitter? Find out on this episode of What Is Music?

Our next episode is out on Monday September 19th and will continue the deep-dive into Amnesiac.

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