Monday, June 26, 2006

Thom Yorke's "The Eraser" first listen

I have not got an advance copy of The Eraser, it's much coveted but doesn't sit within the indie/alt-country genre I usually review. But there seems to be a lot of interest, and the folks at Pitchfork have had a sneak preview and wrote a track guide on what to expact from the Thom Yorke's first solo record.


The Eraser is a sumptuous, Nigel Godrich-produced layer cake of plaintive piano, haunting synth squalls, and chugging guitars built atop skittish programmed beats and devoured by Thom Yorke's anguished ruminations on the pressures and paranoias attendant to fame and expectation. And no, it's not a techno record.

Here's a track-by-track first glimpse at The Eraser:
>Read the rest of the article here.

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