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Radiohead release hacked OK Computer-era music following ransom demand

Radiohead release hacked OK Computer-era music following ransom demand”

Radiohead have officially released 18 hours of material from the sessions for their legendary third album OK Computer. They're on sale for £18 ($22.86) for the next 18 days, but the band warned that, with the total size reaching 1.8GB, fans should be prepared to deal with a large download. You can purchase the set for £18, which will be donated to Extinction Rebellion, "an global movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience to achieve radical change in order to minimise the risk of human extinction and ecological collapse".

The music will be available for 18 days for £18 (about $32), will all proceeds (as Greenwood mentioned) going to the organisation Extinction Rebellion, a climate action activist group that "uses non-violent civil disobedience to achieve radical change in order to minimise the risk of human extinction and ecological collapse".

Alternative rock band Radiohead released 18 tracks of OK Computer sessions after hackers stole several archived mini discs from Thom Yorke, the band's lead singer and main songwriter. Some of the tracks from these recordings did make it onto the cassette which came with the OK Computer reissue, the rest were "never intended for public consumption". If you want it, you can buy the whole lot here 18 minidisks for £18 the proceeds will go to Extinction Rebellion.

Stream and download the sessions, which Radiohead are dubbing MINIDISCS [HACKED], at their Bandcamp page. And very, very long.

From now until June 28th, you'll be able to spend £18 ($23) to, in the words of Greenwood "find out if we should have paid that ransom".



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