r.e.m. follow netflix’s lead, split into threes

r.e.m. have decided that staying inactive has been too much of a burden to the band and have decided in the best interest of the world at large to split into threes following netflix’s recent split into two entities.

their official statement is about as interesting as their past decade of work…

“to our fans and friends: as r.e.m., and as lifelong friends and co-conspirators, we have decided to call it a day as a band. We walk away with a great sense of gratitude, of finality, and of astonishment at all we have accomplished. To anyone who ever felt touched by our music, our deepest thanks for listening.”

in other news, i finally did the dishes after neglecting them for a week.

thom yorke loses his religion in new radiohead video “lotus flower”

radiohead have unveiled an artsy new video “lotus flower” to accompany the release of their new album. the video features thom yorke channeling his inner michael stipe while losing his religion and dancing in the spotlight in the corner.

have u downloaded “the king of limbs” to your itouch yet? where does the album rank in the radiohead catalog? does it matter since the radiohead catalog is bed bath above and beyond anything and everything else in the history of life?