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The Smile Announce First Ever U.S. Tour Dates

A Light For Attracting Attention Out Now This Friday via XL

Jun 13, 2022

The Smile, a new group composed of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood along with Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, have announced their first ever U.S. tour dates as part of their debut North American tour in support of their debut album, A Light For Attracting Attention. Tickets will go on sale this Friday. More

May 13, 2022

The Smile, a new group composed of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood along with Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, have today released their debut album, A Light for Attracting Attention. More

The Smile Share Stop-Motion Animation Video for New Single “Thin Thing”

A Light For Attracting Attention Due Out This Friday via XL

May 09, 2022

The Smile, a new group composed of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood along with Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, have shared a stop-motion animation video for their new single “Thin Thing.” It is the latest release from their forthcoming debut album, A Light For Attracting Attention, which will be out this Friday (May 13) via XL. More

Apr 20, 2022

The Smile, a new group composed of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood along with Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, have announced the release of their debut album, A Light For Attracting Attention, which will be out on May 13 via XL. They have also shared a video for a new single from the album, “Free in the Knowledge.” More

Apr 04, 2022

The Smile, a new group composed of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood along with Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, have shared a new song, “Pana-vision.” More

Mar 17, 2022

The Smile, a new group composed of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood along with Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, have shared a new song, “Skrting on the Surface,” via a video for it shot in a mine. Mark Jenkin directed the black & white video, which was shot on 16mm film and filmed at the disused Rosevale Tin Mine in Cornwall UK. More

The Smile Share New Single “The Smoke”

Out Now via XL / Self Help Tapes

Jan 27, 2022

The Smile, a new group composed of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood along with Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, have shared a new single, “The Smoke.” Its accompanying lyric video was created by BAFTA-winning writer/director Mark Jenkin. More

Jan 05, 2022

The Smile, a new group comprised of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood and Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, have shared their debut single, “You Will Never Work In Television Again.” It was produced by Nigel Godrich. More

Sons of Kemet Share New Song “To Never Forget the Source”

Black to the Future Due Out May 14 on Impulse!

Apr 23, 2021

British jazz quintet Sons of Kemet are releasing a new album, Black to the Future, on May 14 via Impulse! Now they have shared the album’s second single, short instrumental track “To Never Forget the Source.” More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Mdou Moctar, Bobby Gillespie and Jehnny Beth, St. Vincent, and More

Plus Sons of Kemet, CHAI, Storefront Church, POND, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 02, 2021

Welcome to the 12th Songs of the Week of 2021. In the nation was gripped (or more accurately, traumatized) by the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd. More

Mar 30, 2021

British jazz quartet Sons of Kemet have announced a new album, Black to the Future, which will be out on May 14 via Impulse! The band has also shared a video for the album’s lead single, “Hustle,” featuring Kojey Radical. More

Mercury Prize 2018 Nominees Announced – Wolf Alice, King Krule, Arctic Monkeys, and More

Everything Everything, Noel Gallagher, Florence + the Machine, Lily Allen, and Others Also Nominated

Jul 26, 2018

This year’s Mercury Prize nominees have been announced and they include the latest albums by Wolf Alice, King Krule, Arctic Monkeys, Everything Everything, Noel Gallagher, Florence + the Machine, Lily Allen, Nadine Shah, Everything Is Recorded, and more. More




Reviews

Nov 25, 2021

After 2018’s monumental breakthrough album, Your Queen is a Reptile, Shabaka Hutchings’ East London modern jazz greats Sons of Kemet seemed poised to take over the world, or at least the world of jazz, much the same way Kamasi Washington did a few years earlier, propelling a genre of music whose popularity has waned over the decades back into public consciousness. After being used on HBO’s I May Destroy You and a reputation for insidious, barn-burning live shows, we get the highly-anticipated follow-up, Black to the Future. More

May 10, 2018

If you spend enough time in London, avoiding the overtly upper-class locations and just take in the atmosphere and culture of the city at large, you can begin to understand the inspiration behind its music scene. More