Radiohead‘s Thom Yorke has announced details of a new band, formed with Joey Waronker – REM and Beck‘s former drummer, plus Red Hot Chili Pepper‘s bassist Flea.
Also collaborating on the as-yet-unnamed new group are Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich and Mauro Refosco, a Brazilian musician.
Thom Yorke Writing on Radiohead webiste Dead Air Space says: “I’ve been getting a band together for fun to play the eraser stuff live and the new songs etc.. to see if it could work!”
The group will play their debut gigs at Los Angeles Orpheum Theatre on October 4 and 5. No further dates have yet been confirmed.
Tickets for the LA shows are available to buy here.
Yorke adds: “We don’t really have a name and the set will not be very long cuz ..well …we haven’t got that much material yet!
but come and check it out if you are in the area. we’ve also got locals Lucky Dragons playing.”