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09.22.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
This is me giving credit where credit is due: After a lengthy history of creating cynical new ways to milk money from fans, Radiohead is toning down some of their exploits. In April, the group launched a greedy contest (really just a thinly veiled iTunes/GarageBand cross-promotion) allowing users to remix "Nude." The rub? To participate in the contest, remixers would need to buy spliced up piec...
04.06.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
It drives me nuts that Radiohead is constantly depicted as this altruistic presence well above the seedy music industry, when in reality the group continually finds cynical new revenue streams. More offensive than the many ways the group has sold and re-packaged its �free� album, In Rainbows, is their current �Nude� remix contest. Dozens of bands from Public Enemy to Les Savy Fav to The ...