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photo: Laurence Passera, July 1997

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Trip Hop Don't Stop: Massive Attack and Portishead

Interview by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 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 ...

Portishead

Interview by Martin Aston, Q, November 1994

"IT'S NOT that I'm sick of hearing praise," Geoff Barrow retorts, "it's just that I can't quite believe it, or even understand it." ...

Portishead: The Reluctant Debutante

Report and Interview by Ben Thompson, Independent on Sunday, December 1994

IF YOU WERE the most compelling and enigmatic new group in Britain, playing your first proper gig in the sort of London club where Christine ...

Portishead: Give Good 'Head

Interview by Everett True, Melody Maker, January 1995

From a tiny town outside Bristol came last year's best album, the piercing, lovelorn and sexy-as-f*** Dummy by PORTISHEAD. EVERETT TRUE meets the band to ...

Portishead: Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Live Review by Jim Irvin, MOJO, July 1995

"That," says a chap in the gents after the show "was THE oddest gig I've ever seen." ...

Portishead: You Only Live Twice

Interview by Paul Trynka, MOJO, October 1997

They inspired with Dummy. And nearly expired making its successor. As Portishead finally deliver their eagerly-awaited second album. Paul Trynka uncovers the turmoil behind their ...

Portishead: Trip Hop Redux

Interview by Paul Trynka, Guitar Player, January 1998

PORTISHEAD, THE British band who spawned the trip hop genre, appear to represent the cutting edge of electronic pop, but it's the guitar of Adrian ...

Beth Gibbons: Out of Season

Review by Michael Goldberg, Neumu, November 2002

Portishead's singer delivers a solo album of extraordinary beauty. ...

The Curse of Portishead Lifts

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Scotland on Sunday, March 2008

IN DECEMBER last year, three black-clad ghosts from the pop past clambered onstage at an off-season holiday camp in an icy, wind-whipped corner of Somerset. ...

Portishead: Third

Review by Jude Rogers, Guardian, The, April 2008

PORTISHEAD'S THIRD album is initially more a record to admire than to love, its muscular synthesisers, drum breaks and abrupt endings keeping the tension high.  ...

see also Beth Gibbons

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