TV On The Radio

  • TV On The Radio – Sydney Opera House 8/06/15
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    TV On The Radio – Sydney Opera House 8/06/15

    The late Woody Guthrie once sang that “there ain’t nobody who can sing like [him],” but it’s not a stretch to take that idea one step further to suggest there ain’t nobody who performs like Kirin J Callinan. At once a playful, childlike figure and an imposing, immediate threat, the gaunt guitarist makes his presence

  • TV On The Radio Talk The Loss Of Gerard Smith & Vivid LIVE 2015
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    TV On The Radio Talk The Loss Of Gerard Smith & Vivid LIVE 2015

    On April 20, 2011, Gerard Smith lost a lengthy battle with lung cancer. This well could have spelled out the end for TV on the Radio, the band for which he had played bass and keyboards for since 2005. It was a devastating and untimely loss, one that resonated throughout the indie-rock realm and one

  • TV On The Radio Announce More Australian Tour Dates
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    TV On The Radio Announce More Australian Tour Dates

    American art punk mashers TV On The Radio are extending their Australian stay beyond Sydney, announcing an extra pair of headlining tour dates across the East Coast. On top of their recently announced performance at Sydney’s Vivid LIVE 2015, the New York-to-LA beard-sporters will also play shows in Brisbane and Melbourne this June, armed with

  • Vivid LIVE 2015 Lineup Announced
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    Vivid LIVE 2015 Lineup Announced

    Vivid LIVE‘s huge 2015 lineup has been unveiled, with performances from the likes of Sufjan Stevens, Daniel Johns, TV On The Radio, The Drones, Flume and The Preatures joining Morrissey on the event’s official program. This year’s Vivid LIVE will include 10 nights of Australian exclusive performances in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, also

  • Members Of HAIM, TV On The Radio Form Supergroup With Scarlett Johansson
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    Members Of HAIM, TV On The Radio Form Supergroup With Scarlett Johansson

    Actress Scarlett Johansson is going “super pop” fronting a new all girl supergroup called The Singles featuring Este Haim of HAIM and singer-songwriters Holly Miranda, Julia Haltigan and Kendra Morris. The Singles have also shared their first, ah, single, the saccharine electro-pop track Candy, which was produced by TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek. “The

  • 15 Musos Who’ve Taken Society To Peak Beard Status
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    15 Musos Who’ve Taken Society To Peak Beard Status

    A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of NSW warns that the rising tide of facial hair threatens to consume us all, or at least our love for hirsute handsomeness. The study indicates that society may have reached “peak beard” and will soon fall out of love with the facial appendage. “It appears

  • Governors Ball 2014 Announces Killer Lineup
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    Governors Ball 2014 Announces Killer Lineup

    New York City’s Governors Ball has just dropped its lineup announcement for the 2014 instalment of the festival and it’s a corker – apart from the previously announced Outkast, this year’s festivities will be graced by Jack White, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix and TV on the Radio. Wowzers. If that wasn’t enough for you,

  • TV On The Radio Bust Out New Jam ‘Mercy’ Live
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    TV On The Radio Bust Out New Jam ‘Mercy’ Live

    When we last heard from TV On The Radio, the band had cut ties with their previous record label Interscope and at that time, they confirmed they would be hitting up the studio. Although the band were coy about hinting at a new album they did assure fans that fresh material would be surfacing soon.

  • TV On The Radio Part Ways With Interscope, Working On New Material
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    TV On The Radio Part Ways With Interscope, Working On New Material

    TV On The Radio have remained relatively quiet since the tragic passing of bassist/producer Gerard Smith in April 2011. Now at last, some two years after silence shrouded the Brooklyn indie-rocker’s camp, new music and live appearances are on the horizon. In an interview with SPIN, singer Tunde Adebimpe offered a timely update on the

  • TV On The Radio bass player dies of lung cancer
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    TV On The Radio bass player dies of lung cancer

    This morning TV On The Radio announced the cancellation of shows and the death of their keyboard and bass player Gerard Smith through a heartfelt statement on their website. “We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved friend and bandmate, Gerard Smith, following a courageous fight against lung cancer. Gerard passed away

  • Watch: TV on the Radio – Nine Types of Light (Hour Long Movie)
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    Watch: TV on the Radio – Nine Types of Light (Hour Long Movie)

    New York Experimental rock band TV on The Radio have released their new album Nine Types of Light along with a movie that is meant to be a visual re-imagining of the record. It includes a music video for every song on the album. The band personally asked their friends and the filmmakers they admired

  • TV On The Radio’s Gerard Smith Has Lung Cancer
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    TV On The Radio’s Gerard Smith Has Lung Cancer

    Update: TV On The Radio bass player had died of lung cancer Unfortunately, today we have not just one news story about a musician contracting cancer, but two. As well as Fenech Soler‘s Ben Duffy being diagnosed with testicular cancer, across the Atlantic reports have surfaced that Gerard Smith of TV On The Radio is

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    TV on the Radio

    “I don’t know what neo-soul is? TV on the Radio’s Gerard Smith (bass/keyboards/sampling)

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