TV on the Radio

The Best Music We Saw in New Orleans During Voodoo Weekend

According to a tour guide I walked past in the French Quarter of New Orleans on Thursday, the narrow streets and magisterial mansions of the…
Andy Cush / November 1, 2016

Despite Stacked Lineup, Afropunk Is Still ‘the Other Black’

You know when it’s Afropunk weekend in Brooklyn. The black women with brightly dyed hair, septum piercings, and round shades; the fellas in African-patterned garbs…
Brian Josephs / August 29, 2016

The Scene Is Over: TV on the Radio’s ‘Return to Cookie Mountain’ Is New York’s ‘OK Computer’

In an issue of his comic-book series The Sandman, Neil Gaiman tells an old tale focused on the fantastic ancient city of Baghdad. It was a…
Brian Josephs / July 6, 2016

Review: TV on the Radio, ‘Return to Cookie Mountain’

This review originally ran in the June 2006 issue of SPIN. In honor of the tenth anniversary of TV on the Radio's Return to Cookie Mountain,…
Dennis Lim / July 6, 2016

Afropunk Festival 2016 Lineup: Ice Cube, TV on the Radio, Tyler, the Creator, and More

The lineup for the 2016 Afropunk Festival is out, and Ice Cube, TV on the Radio, and Tyler, the Creator are set to take the…
James Grebey / April 19, 2016

Watch TV On the Radio and Miguel Play On Each Other’s Songs at L.A. Show

Here's one way to spice up an encore: add Miguel. That's exactly what TV On the Radio did on Saturday night as part of Red Bull Sound Select…
Harley Brown / November 15, 2015

TV on the Radio and the War on Drugs Perform on ‘Austin City Limits’

Following on last week's Courtney Barnett/Gary Clark Jr. doubleheader, Austin City Limits managed another solid bill for Saturday night's show. We've already seen the War…
Colin Joyce / November 8, 2015

TV on the Radio Light Up ‘Austin City Limits’ With ‘Lazerray’

Brooklyn-based alt-pop explorers TV on the Radio have spent most of 2015 touring in support of last year's Seeds, and this weekend they'll play the…
Nathan Diller / November 6, 2015

Watch Run the Jewels Decimate ‘Angel Duster’ With TV on the Radio for ‘Colbert’

As part of last night's episode of the Late Show With Stephen Colbert, TV on the Radio played mere backing band to Run the Jewels as…
Brennan Carley / September 16, 2015

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days In LA Lineup: TV on the Radio, Vince Staples, and More

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days In LA — the energy drink and music patron's citywide festival that lasts (you guessed it) for 30 days —…
James Grebey / September 9, 2015

‘Austin City Limits’ Fall Lineup: Courtney Barnett, TV On the Radio, and More

Austin City Limits has just announced the lineup for its upcoming season, and the guests include SPIN favorites like Sturgill Simpson, Courtney Barnett, and more. New…
Brennan Carley / August 25, 2015

Mike Patton Launches Supergroup With TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, Doseone

Update: Nevermen have revealed more details about their upcoming project. Their self-titled debut will come out on January 29 via Mike Patton's label Ipecac and Lex. They've also…
Colin Joyce / August 5, 2015

Watch TV on the Radio’s Dub Cover of the ‘Game of Thrones’ Theme

TV on the Radio's cover of David Bowie's "Heroes" soundtracked a trailer for Game of Thrones earlier this year, but now they've made their affinity…
Colin Joyce / June 10, 2015

Motel Pools and TV on the Radio’s Kyp Malone Unravel Butthole Surfers’ ‘Human Cannonball’

Motel Pools is the gritty and garage-y guise of California-based songwriter Chiara Angelicola. After releasing a pair of singles late last year — including one…
Colin Joyce / May 29, 2015

Lollapalooza 2015 Lineup: Paul McCartney, Metallica, the War on Drugs, and More

The lineup for this year's Lollapalooza festival has been announced and Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence + the Machine, and Sam Smith are headlining the bill.
Kyle McGovern / March 25, 2015
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