Saturday, January 13, 2007

Revisiting The Eraser

I've been revisiting Thom Yorke's The Eraser a bit these past few days, finding a new appreciation for it. I also think that between Eraser and Beck's The Information, Nigel Godrich had a pretty awesome year - bringing a minimalist touch to artists from whom we expect a more grand gesture. Here's a live performance of Thom's "Analyse"...

3 comments:

Barbara Bruederlin said...

(psst - it's actually Harrowdown Hill)

But yes, I agree that the stripped down minimalism on The Eraser is one of the best sounds I heard last year.

Will said...

oh woops ... that is ... meant to actually post a different clip. thanks for the catch,

Anonymous said...

I like this track, definately a grower. But I do have to be in a certain mood to listen to it.