Biography

TV on the Radio is an American indie rock band formed in 2001 in Brooklyn, New York.

The group has released several EPs including their debut Young Liars (2003), and four critically acclaimed studio albums: Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes (2004), Return to Cookie Mountain (2006), Dear Science (2008), and Nine Types of Light (2011). A fifth studio album, Seeds, is planned for a fall 2014 release.

For the bulk of the band's existence, the core TV on the Radio lineup has been Tunde Adebimpe (vocals/loops), David Andrew Sitek (guitars/keyboards/loops), Kyp Malone (vocals/guitars/bass/loops), Jaleel Bunton (drums/vocals/loops/guitars) and Gerard Smith (bass/keyboards) as official members. In Summer 2013, the band released the singles "Mercy" and "Million Miles", their first releases since Nine Types of Light.

Other contributors have included David Bowie, Nick Zinner of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Peter Murphy of Bauhaus, Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, Kazu Makino of Blonde Redhead, Martin Perna of Antibalas and Katrina Ford of Celebration.

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TV On The Radio News

 TV On The Radio announce new album 'Seeds'

TV On The Radio announce new album 'Seeds'

The band's fifth album will be their first since 2011

  • Jul 29, 2014

Dave Sitek offers to provide music for next James Bond film

TV on The Radio producer also urges producers to cast Idris Elba in lead role

  • Dec 16, 2013

TV On The Radio unveil new track 'Mercy' – listen

The band previously premiered the track live at their curated edition of ATP

  • Jul 31, 2013

TV On The Radio debut new song 'Mercy' - watch

Song premiered during last weekend's ATP Festival...

  • May 15, 2013

TV On The Radio: 'There's new stuff coming'

Frontman Tunde Adebimpe updates fans on latest activity from New York band

  • Apr 25, 2013

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TV On The Radio Music Videos

"Brother" Play Video

"Brother"

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"Keep Pretending"

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Will Do

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WATER

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Resturant Play Video

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TV On The Radio Reviews

Album Review: TV On The Radio - Nine Types Of Light (Interscope)

Album Review: TV On The Radio - Nine Types Of Light (Interscope)

They might have seemed worthy in the past, but the US art rockers are clearly having fun this time around…

  • Apr 6, 2011

Live Review: TV On The Radio

Maybe that recently announced hiatus is needed...02 Brixton Academy, Monday July 13

  • Jul 24, 2009

TV On The Radio

Their new album might just have leaked, but the Brooklynites are in a playful mood. Starlite Lounge, Edmonton, Canada (September 10)

  • Sep 26, 2008

TV On The Radio

Dear Science

  • Sep 17, 2008

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Golden Age

  • Sep 11, 2008

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