Mysterious adverts for “Anima Technologies” have cropped up in multiple London trains, The Dallas Observer, and on telephone cubicles in Milan, prompting folks to name a telephone quantity that can retrieve their forgotten desires. In truth, the quantity results in a voice message claiming that “Anima technologies has been ordered by the authorities to cease and desist from undertaking its advertised business.” At the tip of the message, a portion of Thom Yorke’s track “Not the News” is performed. The unreleased observe is one Yorke has been performing on tour these days.
A website for Anima Technologies was additionally created, nonetheless, when visited by Pitchfork, a press release claims that the location has been seized “due to serious and flagrant unlawful activities.” Check out the advert for Anima Technologies—which claims to have developed a “dream camera” to protect forgotten desires—under.
Back in April, Yorke debuted two new compositions (“Gawpers” and “Don’t Fear the Light”) on the “Minimalist Dream House” live performance on the Philharmonie de Paris. Yorke’s final studio LP as a solo artist was 2014’s Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes. In 2018, he composed the score to Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria remake.
Read Pitchfork’s Live Review “Thom Yorke’s Contemporary Classical Debut Is a Daring Triumph” over on the Pitch.