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Thom Yorke's 'Tomorrow's Modern Boxes' holds few surprises
Thom Yorke's 'Tomorrow's Modern Boxes' holds few surprises

If you’ve been following the arc of Thom Yorke and Radiohead, it probably doesn’t need to be said that his latest solo album isn’t a back-to-basics affair. Put another way: No, Yorke still isn’t interested in guitars. Vaguely hinted at by Yorke in a few cryptic tweets -- including one of a rotating white LP -- this eight-track album debuted Friday. It's the first recording sold amid the file-trading wilds of BitTorrent,  at the cost of $6 and the time to install some software (that vinyl version is also available, for nearly $50 at the current exchange rate). Given that Yorke helped reset the template in 2007 with the “pay what you want”...

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