September 26, 2023


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Thom Yorke and Stanley Donwood announce Test Specimens exhibition

Stanley Donwood and Thom Yorke. Impression: YouTube / Nonetheless

An artwork exhibition showcasing the operates of Thom Yorke and extensive-phrase buddy and collaborator Stanley Donwood will open up in London later this year.

Test Specimens brings collectively 60 parts of artwork that the pair designed concerning 1999 and 2001, although they were being also operating on Radiohead data Child A and Amnesiac.

The exhibition will include workings of the Radiohead bear brand, lyrical drafts for songs like “Nude” as very well as a cartoon featuring a sperm monster menacing some witch monkeys, which can be observed down below.

The exhibition will be held at 8 Duke Avenue in London and will be open from Could 25 to Could 29.

‘Oh Shit’ by Thom Yorke
‘Volcano Erupts – Hideous Scenes, by Stanley Donwood
To start with lyrics for ‘Nude’ by Thom Yorke

Yorke lately introduced two new solo tracks, prepared for the last season of Peaky Blinders.

“That’s How Horses Are”, a haunting and atmospheric slash driven by piano, was unveiled Sunday (April 3) after ‘5.17’ came in March.

Yorke introduced his previous solo album ANIMA in 2019, and has considering the fact that been sharing new new music as portion of various tasks. Final yr, he debuted a new outfit called The Smile with Jonny Greenwood and Sons Of Kemet drummer Tom Skinner, with the trio undertaking for the very first time at Glastonbury’s Reside At Deserving Farm livestream.

They’ve unveiled 4 singles which includes “You Will Never Perform In Tv Again”, “The Smoke” and “Skrting On The Surface”, the first two of which will be unveiled as a a single-time one vinyl urgent.

The Smile just lately unveiled “Pana-vision” which was also featured in the Peaky Blinders finale and will come with a video, produced by animator Sabrina Nichols and Donwood.

The Smile are established to embark on their first Uk and European tour next thirty day period, with reveals scheduled during May well, June and July. Tickets for the displays are available below.