Radiohead never cease to amaze me with their "fuck the system" attitude. This time around they've revolutionized the art of cutting out the middle man and are releasing their album "In Rainbows" on October 10th. No promotion, no record label...all they have is a URL to purchase and the viral spread of the link.
So far, just about everyone knows about the release...I think they did pretty good on this one.
You can pay whatever you want for the record (they is just a 45p charge for processing) and there is also a gorgeous physical package with the CD, 2 pieces of vinyl, etc.
It looks a little something like this:
9 days and counting...