Radiohead sneak on up the charts as all Nude's stems count in the Billboard Hot 100


Ooooo sneaky, sneaky Radiohead. Not last week but the week before, we brought you the news that the forward thinking Oxfordshire band had released their latest single, “Nude”, for you to download and remix.

And that’s exactly what they did, splitting the the track into its five component stems for people to play with, but here’s where it gets a little sticky. Because each stem was a separate download from iTunes, it meant that each one counted towards Nude’s chart position as well as the sales of the complete single itself. So, in a way, it appears to be five times more popular than it actually has been and as a result has charted in the Billboard Hot 100 as a hotshot at No.37…

Re-Write Radiohead – competition to remix their new single, Nude


First they give you their music for free, now they let you play around with the songs as well. Yes, the publicity machine behind Radiohead has cranked it on up into overdrive once more for the release of the band’s new single, Nude.

The track has been split into five “stems” of vocals, drums, guitar, bass and strings/fx and hurled up onto iTunes where they can be downloaded for 99 cents each and remixed…

YouTube Video of the Day – Britney Spears' MTV VMA comeback doesn't go to plan

YouTube isnt just great for cool stuff. It’s also great to see videos of people falling apart. The latest celeb to find their mind-a-wanderin’ is poor ol’ Britney Spears who, after her comeback performance at the MTV VMAs, has found herself named ‘the worst performance in history’. Terrible lip-synching, dazed bumbling around stage, vacant expression. It’s a classic!