Why Radiohead's Thom Yorke is pulling out of Spotify

"Someone gotta say something. It's bad for new music"

Thom Yorke
(Image credit: Henry Ruggeri/Corbis)

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke, who in February said Google and Apple made music "worthless in order to make their billions," has lodged a new complaint against the digital distribution of music. Yorke and longtime Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich have pulled some of their side projects, including Atoms for Peace album AMOK, from Spotify, one of the leading music-streaming sites.

The reason, as Godrich put it: "New artists get paid f*** with this model."

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