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  1. Radiohead - Rainbows

    Radiohead's new ablum, Rainbows, will be released on October 10th. It will only be available for the first two months on Radiohead's website. You can download it for how ever much you feel like paying. From http://www.eonline.com/news/article/index.jsp?uuid=1c844068-b6b5-4db6-8dcc-65ba18916ed7&entry=index The clouds are about to part for Radiohead fans. With speculation increasing that the band's hugely anticipated new album wouldn't arrive until March or later due to a lack of a record deal, the British art-rockers dropped a bombshell Monday, announcing their seventh studio album, In Rainbows, will be out on Oct. 10. "Hello, everyone. Well, the new album is finished, and it's coming out in 10 days," reads a characteristically terse statement from lead guitarist Jonny Greenwood. But there's a catch. Since Radiohead is self-releasing the 10-track LP, Rainbows will only be available for the first two months as a digital download and only via the band's official Website. Befitting its reputation as innovative trendsetters in an increasingly staid music biz, Radiohead is giving fans the opportunity to pay as much or as little as they want for the new material. "It's up to you," reads a disclaimer on the checkout page after one clicks on a question mark next to the price field. (Cheapskates, beware: There is a $1 credit card transaction fee.) For those who prefer get their hands on an actual, physical copy, they'll have the opportunity to snap up a hardcover Rainbows "discbox" on Dec. 3. The special edition goes for 40 pounds (about $80) and includes an extra album with eight new tunes, some of which, such as "Down Is the New Up" and "Bangers and Mash," Radiohead unveiled during last summer's tour. In addition to the bonus disc, the discbox will include a double-vinyl record, photos, artwork and lyrics encased in a hardback book and slipcase. The digital download is included and can be accessed on Oct. 10. Both options are available now for preorder at a special site the Grammy-winning quintet has set up to handle the sales. Meanwhile, a rep with the band's U.S.-based PR firm, Nasty Little Man, says the band is in discussions to release the album in stores in January. It was initially assumed LP7—as it was then known—wouldn't be issued until next year, because Radiohead was believed to be shopping for a new record deal after leaving longtime label EMI in 2005 upon fulfilling the terms of their contract. Anticipation was further stoked after some devotees claimed to have decoded mysterious drawings posted on the band's Dead Airspace blog purportedly staking out Mar. 10 as a possible release date. Further clues about Rainbows came in the form of JPEG info for a blurred picture posted of singer Thom Yorke standing before microphone, which listed the name "Up on the Ladder," a song Radiohead debuted several years ago. That song is on the bonus disc. Because of the unique distribution method Yorke and mates are employing this time around—i.e., essentially enabling buyers to decide how much they want to pony up for the music—the band's publicist at Nasty Little Man isn't sure whether Rainbows will be eligible for listing on album charts. Radiohead's last release, 2003's Hail to the Thief, debuted on the Billboard 200 at number three and at number one in the U.K. Here's the complete track listing for the Nigel Godrich-produced In Rainbows and its bonus disc: In Rainbows (vinyl, CD and digital download): 1. "15 Step" 2. "Bodysnatchers" 3. "Nude" 4. "Weird Fishes/Arpeggi" 5. "All I Need" 6. "Faust Arp" 7. "Reckoner" 8. "House of Cards" 9. "Jigsaw Falling into Place" 10. "Videotape" Bonus disc: 1. "MK 1" 2. "Down Is the New Up" 3. "Go Slowly" 4. "MK 2" 5. "Last Flowers" 6. "Up on the Ladder" 7. "Bangers and Mash" 8. "4 Minute Warning"
  2. Blackwater

    as a REMF, right? Better a REMF than a chickenhawk.
  3. Read any Good Books Lately?

    Just finished and highly recommend: Currently reading (and enjoying) Wife is currently reading and next on the list: Also, this is the coolest book I've gotten in a long time, and I look through it all the time:
  4. cc.com is now a recruiting office?

    "rich" is a culturally relative concept.
  5. Winter is on it's way

    Today: Periods of snow showers. High near 23. West southwest wind around 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible. Tonight: Periods of snow showers. Low around 11. West wind between 11 and 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 16 to 22 inches possible. Wednesday: Periods of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 19. West southwest wind between 10 and 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible. Wednesday Night: Periods of snow showers. Low around 8. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Thursday: Periods of snow showers. High near 19. South southwest wind between 7 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Friday Night: Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Saturday: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Saturday Night: A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Sunday: Periods of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Sunday Night: Periods of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Columbus Day: Periods of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 31.
  6. Bourbon

    Allergic to bourbon? That's a fucking bummer. . .
  7. Hardscaping thieves in Ballard

    Some low-life douchebags stole the top row of a ledge stone retaining wall I built in my Ballard front yard this summer. They took the whole top row, which included the choicest cap stones The value of the rocks isn't too much, less than 2 bills, but I spent a lot of fucking time setting them perfectly. Dry stacking ledge stones is a chore if you want a level, stable wall. Bastards. I'm hoping they come back for the second row tonight, on account of me and the Takoons will be waiting. Anyone else had experience with landscape thievery? Apparently, it's fairly common in Ballard.
  8. Hardscaping thieves in Ballard

    That's crazy. Reminds me of when Judge Ferris from the 9th Circuit had a hundred or so trees whacked from Coleman Park to improve his view of Lake Washington. He settled with the City for $500K.
  9. Hardscaping thieves in Ballard

    In retrospect, I suppose I should have used some masonry adhesive or something, but it's a dry stack wall and doesn't need it structurally. I hadn't considered the theft angle . . .
  10. MS Word

    You need to use the new microsoft keyboard
  11. cc.com is now a recruiting office?

    aaaaaaaaaaw the fine smell of fascism......... Christ, you're a tool bag V7. I was hoping this thread would stir up some (((quality))) spray, but all we're getting is your incoherent ramblings.
  12. [TR] The Witch - Igor Unchained 9/6/2007

    Actually, they look superfun.
  13. A solution to our health system woes

    be careful getting yer scripts overseas. I bought some placebo medical marijuana in mexico once, and trust me, it just wasn't the same.
  14. January 16, 1951

    Are you suggesting that Canada isn't part of the United States?
  15. The 11th Essential

  16. The 11th Essential

  17. Book Recommendations Sought

    David Roberts' "Deborah" and "Mountain of my Fear" are both great. "Stone Crusade" by John Sherman and "Wild Snow" by Lou Dawson are awesome histories. It's not out yet, but I know everyone here is anxiously awaiting Annebelle Bond's upcoming self-help book.
  18. Aliens have landed

    Wait, you were 4 years old in 1963 and first took hallucinogens two years later in 1965? That's fugging core.
  19. Hillarycare part deux

    I prefer the one on the left. I prefer them to come in pairs.
  20. Hillarycare part deux

    That's the modus operandi of every card-carrying Democrat. If you oppose their position, then you are a "bad person" - fill in loaded derogatory slur here: 1) oppose illegal immigration, affirmative action programs, hate-crime legislation, etc: you are a racist 2) oppose gay marriage, gay couples adopting, etc: you are a homophobe 3) oppose social programs: you are callous and care about yourself only 4) oppose tax increases: you're a rich capitalist who cares only about yourself 5) if you oppose abortion, stem-cell research, etc: you are a religious fanatic It goes on and on. Basically, if you oppose anything on their agenda, then they make attacks on you as a person - the politics of personal destruction. Smacks right out of the Soviet Commie strategy - just one step short of calling all opponents bourgeosie capitalists and enemies of the state. Man, yer posts are an eternal well of sweet, sweet irony Good on you for staying the course
  21. Hillarycare part deux

    Sorry about the non-sequitur, but this statement brings the work "Iraq" to mind.
  22. Hillarycare part deux

    Here we go again . . .
  23. A New User Logons on a Posts on CC.com

    But I suppose the astronaut diapers make (((cleanup))) a bit easier.
  24. One small step for a snaffle

    Brilliant. I plan on installing one of those to address the neighbor's cat that keeps shitting in our garden.
  25. ummm, wtf?

    I don't disagree with this: