Joel Oliphint Associate Editor, Columbus Alive @joeloliphint
Monday Sep 30, 2019 at 1:55 PM
Dance your way into dystopia with the Radiohead frontman
Even for Radiohead fans, Thom Yorke’s solo material can be an acquired taste. When Yorke is loosed from his bandmates, he embraces his most ambient, electronic self, and ANIMA, released in June, is no exception.
“I woke up with a feeling I just could not take,” Yorke sings on “Last I Heard (…He was Circling the Drain),” a line that could apply to nearly all of ANIMA, a record that seems to find Yorke doing his best to wake from a bad dream but finding reality not too far removed his nightmares. And unlike previous solo record Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes (2014) and