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Trip Hop Don't Stop: Massive Attack and Portishead

Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 17 September 1994

Imagine a cross between ambient and hip-hop. Imagine a Brit version of Cypress Hill or Gravediggaz's spooky Gothic Hop. Imagine the sound of 'bombs exploding in slow motion'. Simon Reynolds meets the twin masters of stoned 'n' sinister trip hop, MASSSIVE ATTACK and PORTISHEAD.

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