Radiohead’s Kid A & The Tale of Sex Pistols’ Manager Malcolm McLaren

Following up the guitar masterpiece of OK Computer, Radiohead threw the music world for a loop with Kid A. More than twenty years after it’s release hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with author Steven Hyden about how the album was made and its lasting impact. Plus Jim and Greg talk with author Paul Gorman about the subversive life of Malcolm McLaren, the manager of the Sex Pistols. 

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Classic Album Dissection: Radiohead’s Kid A

Radiohead Kid A

For their many fans, Radiohead is one of the most important bands of the last two decades, and that is how long it’s been since the release of their landmark fourth album, Kid A.

This week, Jim and Greg do a classic album dissection of Kid A with Steven Hyden, author of the recent book This Isn’t Happening: Radiohead’s Kid A and the Beginning of the 21st Century.

The Story of Malcolm McLaren


The music marketing maestro behind the Sex Pistols is the subject of Paul Gorman’s new book, The Life & Times of Malcolm McLaren, A Biography. This book has the distinction of being the longest book ever featured on our show! Jim and Greg chat with Paul about a king of controversy and his musical endeavors.

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