Friday, June 19, 2009

Music Notes: Radiohead deluxe reissues in August, Pitchfork festival set times are out

- EMI will reissue deluxe editions of Radiohead's Kid A, Amnesiac and Hail to the Thief (Aug. 24 in Europe, Aug. 25 in the US). These new editions will feature b-sides, radio sessions and TV appearances. Go here for more details about the rereleases. []

- The 2009 Pitchfork Music Festival set times have been revealed. The festival will be held July 17 - 19 in Chicago's Union Park. [Pitchfork]

- Beck is working on a new project, covering The Velvet Underground & Nico. Visit Q to check out a cover of "Sunday Morning." This is part of Beck's "Beck & Friends Music Club," which will involve Beck and some friends (shock!) rerecording entire albums in one-day sessions. [Q, NME]

- Paul McCartney will write the songs for a soundtrack to a film adaptation of one of his children's books. The film, High On the Clouds, is based on his 2005 book of the same name. [NME]

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