Even shadows have shadows. Watch this before the BBC goons take it down. Portishead Essential Mix below the jump just because.
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Excavated out of English attics comes this never-before released Portishead remix of Ride’s “Moonlight Medicine.” Organs droned by the late Jon Lord of Deep Purple, scratches, crooked guitars and trip hop are juxtaposed with the weeded reedy vocals of the British shoegaze band. This was recorded sometime in the early 90s prior to the band’s […]
Geoff Barrow, man. First, he creates Portishead, arguably the best band Britain has produced over the last 15 years (sorry Blur and Oasis fans). Then instead of buying ivory turntable needles from the king ransom’s raised off sold-out Portishead tours, he funnels his time and energy into that most dead-end of economic propositions: a label. […]
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There‚Äôs something brewing with Portishead. After the release of Third in 2008, the Bristol-based trio lay relatively low, focusing more on family and pet projects than driving the wheels off the tour van. But over last summer Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons and Adrian Utley began to again make their presence felt, packing in a hectic […]
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Sach O had been waiting to catch Portishead live for just over 10 years. At the risk of of being redundant, here’s what you need to know about seeing Portishead live: first, their back-catalog is essentially flawless and second, their live versions are note-for-note perfect as well. There weren’t too many surprises at last night […]
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It’s interesting but inevitable that Geoff Barrow’s BEAK> project would bleed into Portishead. A new Portishead single might not elicit the Pavlovian response it may have generated during the first Clinton era, but in certain dank and smoking sectors of the web (namely, this one), it’s cause for celebration. Jimmy Fallon will tell you that […]
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