Thursday, September 22, 2011
Philip Selway will be the guest on WNYC's Soundcheck Friday afternoon. Selway will perform songs from his new digital EP, Running Blind, and his 2010 solo debut album, Familial. Tune in Friday at 2 PM ET on 93.9 FM in New York and at online at wnyc.org. While in NYC, Selway will work in a few gigs with his band, Radiohead, as musical guests on the season opener of Saturday Night Live, featured on The Colbert Report, and performing two shows at Roseland Ballroom.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
After launching his solo career with the critically acclaimed Familial last year, Philip Selway returns with the Running Blind EP, which Nonesuch Records has now released digitally in the US and Canada. (It was released earlier this year in the UK and Europe via Bella Union.) The EP includes four songs plus a live session video of the title track, which you can watch here.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The video for the title track to Philip Selway's forthcoming EP Running Blind, directed by Rupert Style and featuring a live session of the song, has received its Pitchfork premiere. The video premiered on NME in the UK, where the EP was just released on Bella Union. It will be included with the digital EP out on Nonesuch in August. Watch the video here.
Thursday, July 21, 2011Nonesuch to Release Philip Selway Digital EP, "Running Blind," August 30, Follow Up to Solo Album Debut, "Familial"
After launching his solo career with the critically acclaimed Familial last year, Philip Selway returns with the Running Blind EP, which Nonesuch releases digitally in North America on August 30. (Bella Union releases it July 25 in Europe.) When Selway wrote the songs that formed the track listing for Familial, he kept back a handful that he felt worked best as a separate piece of work; these now comprise Running Blind. The digital EP includes those four songs plus a live session video of the title track. Listen to the title track here.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Philip Selway "emerged from a couple of months in the Radiohead lair," as he puts it, to give a solo performance at the Liverpool Sound City festival this past Saturday. While there, he spoke with Drowned in Sound about his debut solo album, Familial, and the challenges of developing as a solo artist after all these years in the band. He also shares his thoughts on band mate Thom Yorke's dance performance in the video for Radiohead's "Lotus Flower." Selway performs another solo set this summer at the UK's Truck Festival in July.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Philip Selway will be the guest on NPR's World Cafe today. Tune in on NPR stations across the United States or listen in online at xpn.org to hear Selway talk with the show's host, David Dye, and perform songs from his solo debut album, Familial. Selway recently selected the winner in the search for collaborators to remix the album track "Beyond Reason," which you can download at Spinner.
Thursday, November 11, 2010
In September, Philip Selway, Nonesuch Records, and Indaba Music launched a search for collaborators to remix his song "Beyond Reason" off his solo debut album, Familial. Selway has now chosen a Grand Prize Winner and two Runners-Up, and fans have chosen 15 Honorable Mentions, all of which can be heard here. Entertainment Weekly says: "Selway’s hushed, eerie folk tunes were a revelation after years of hearing him keep the beat in his main gig."
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
There's just one more day to submit your remix of Philip Selway's "Beyond Reason," off his solo debut album, Familial. Final submissions are due at Indaba Music by 5 PM EDT on Thursday. Once all the submissions are in, it's time to start voting. From October 14 to 28, fans and a panel of judges, including Selway, will review the submissions. Indaba will announce the jury’s choices of Grand Prize Winner and two Runners-Up on November 11, as well as the public’s choice of 15 Honorable Mentions.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010Philip Selway Makes "Unexpected Decision Seem Just Right" on "Familial" As in Radiohead, Says Wall Street Journal
There's just over a week to go to submit entries in the contest to remix "Beyond Reason" off Philip Selway's solo debut Familial. Rolling Stone, in its album review, writes, "News flash: Radiohead officially have another songwriter." The Wall Street Journal takes a look at Selway's dual roles as Radiohead drummer and singer-songwriter and says: "The thoughtful 43-year-old has a way of making the unexpected decision seem just right ... Selway's compositions echo elements of Radiohead, but their themes tell us they are his own."
Friday, September 24, 2010
Philip Selway and Cheikh Lô are among the many musicians from around the world who have lent their talents to a new video from Sudan365, a global campaign calling for a peaceful future for Sudan. The video, part of its Beat for Peace effort, comes as world leaders meet at the UN to discuss the future of Sudan. The video also features the drummers of Coldplay, the Police, and Pink Floyd, as well as Angelique Kidjo, Hugh Masakaela, and others.
Friday, September 17, 2010Philip Selway's "Familial" Is "Coolest Solo Debut from a Drummer in a Marquee Band Ever," Says Boston Herald
Yesterday saw the launch of Philip Selway's search for remix collaborators on the song "Beyond Reason," off his debut solo album, Familial, via Indaba Music. The Boston Herald describes it as the album's "most Radiohead-y cut" and declares of Familial: "This is the coolest solo debut from a drummer in a marquee band ever." Spinner recently named the video for "By Some Miracle," the album's opening track, its Video of the Day. Cincinnati's Metromix describes Familial as "ten tracks of awesomeness."Journal Topics: Reviews
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Philip Selway, Nonesuch Records, and Indaba Music have launched a search for collaborators to the song “Beyond Reason” from his debut solo album Familial. For four weeks beginning today, remixers can visit Indaba to create their own version of the song. From October 14 to 28, fans and a panel of judges, including Selway, will review the submissions. Indaba will announce the jury’s choices on November 11, as well as the public’s top ten.