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Radiohead Launch Digital Archive
Christian Eede , January 20th, 2020 13:24

The Radiohead Public Library went online earlier today

Radiohead have launched a digital archive called the Radiohead Public Library.

The new site gives fans access to videos, live shows, artwork, rarities, and more from across all of their albums. There will also be the chance for fans to get their hands on previously out-of-print merchandise which will be custom made on demand. In order to access the material, users can download their own library card.

As part of the archive's launch, some tracks have now been added to streaming services for the first time. Amongst the full releases that have been added are the band's 1992 debut EP, Drill, and 2011's The King of Limbs remix album companion EP, TKOL RMX 8.

"Radiohead.com has always been infuriatingly uninformative and unpredictable," read the band's social media posts announcing the archive. "We have now, predictably, made it incredibly informative."

Each member of the band will this week take on a 'librarian' role picking out their own highlights from the archive. Colin Greenwood is the first curator taking on the role today.

You can take a look at the archive by heading over to Radiohead's website.

Last year, the band was forced to share a vast amount of demos and other material related to 1997 album OK Computer after hackers stole the recordings and demanded money for their return.

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