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Radiohead Concert Review- Roseland, Ballroom, NYC 1996

Live at the Roseland Ballroom This show is up on YouTube with a C quality audience recording. It’s not the easiest thing to listen to. Fair warning. This is the bands second time playing Roseland which closed down in 2014.  It was always a great place to see a show in NYC. The band seem […]

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1996 Concert Radiohead review steven santarpia

Radiohead Review – Metro, Chicago, IL 1996

April 4, 1996, Metro, Chicago, IL, Pretty average show for this time. Not many highlights. Thom seems to be in a ‘mood.’ The concert video is taken from a JBTV broadcast, so its filmed professionally. The drums are a bit high in the mix and the guitars could be louder. At times, it’s a frustrating […]

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1996 Concert Radiohead steven santarpia

Radiohead Review – Pinkpop Festival 1996

Megaland, Landgraaf, Netherlands, May 27, 1996 This is a show many Radiohead fans are familiar with: Pinkpop Festival from May of 1996. I know I’ve watched it many times. Though it’s a cold and wet day, they seem to rise to the occasion despite these weather conditions. The band starts off in fine form with […]

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How I Got Into Radiohead

Steven Santarpia Radiohead 1997 This is story is of how I, Steven Santarpia became a fan of Radiohead. I heard Radiohead’s Creep on the radio around January of 1997. I knew the song and was always neutral about it. For some reason this time, it caught my hear cause I immediately wanted to learn it […]

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How I Got Into The Grateful Dead

Steven Santarpia Grateful Dead A young Steven Santarpia had no clue who The Grateful Dead were. I was very naive about music. The Grateful Dead were not on my radar until 1987 when I went to college in New London, Connecticut. Before that, my group of friends either listened to WNEW (New York City) classic […]