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Posts tagged "Portishead"

More new videos!

This delicious portion of music+video (music always comes first!) goodness is a bit more personal. Most of the videos below are from artists/bands that I talked about/with on the pages of trippin’ the rift and that I keep following with great interest and pleasure. Let’s start with the trippiest of all “this is not trip-hop”...

Voices of True Love

It’s another True Love Tuesday! Yay! I want to talk about my favorite female vocalists, the mysterious sirens who lure you in with their sweet voices and drown in the dark depths of trip-hop. After all, let’s admit, “female vocals” is the first thing that comes to mind when talking about trip-hop, and most of...

Portishead – Glory Box (John Martin vs. Kram)

From the city of Coverville comes this bloody death-match (just kidding, very peaceful competition) of two covers for Portishead‘s “Glory Box.” Covering Portishead songs is a thankless job, but these two contestants didn’t do too bad. John Martin turns “Glory Box” into soulful blues, and Kram gives a hazy 70′s psychedelic feel. Listen to podcast...

Lookin’ back

It’s True Love Tuesday! Yay… One of my cats is sick, work is stressing the shit out of me and my mortgage payment is past due, so I’m not really feeling all that Love tonight. But heck, if life gives you lemons, you eat them. There are things that help all of us through tough...

Portishead – older, but brand new. Get ready for the fourth album.

Geoff Barrow speaks to “Guardian” about band’s desire to release a new album as soon as possible, also talking about breaking people’s expectations, his new band’s performance at Glastonbury and whatever Beth Gibbons and Adrian Utley have been up to lately. Read the article here.