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Spoiler: There’s a lot of Mo’ Wax

Writing for FACT, Laurent Fintoni and John Twells have compiled a list of the fifty best trip-hop albums. (Before you freak out, realize that particularly big artists all only get one entry, and the list is confined to the 1990s.) The list is reproduced inside, with links to entry pages, artist info, and (when available) Youtube streams. [more inside]
posted by Going To Maine on Aug 8, 2015 - 93 comments

Portishead at Glastonbury 2013

The enduring appeal of an act with such a relatively small oeuvre is understandable based on their 2013 Glastonbury set. Fantastic live act cinematography. [SLYT]
posted by panaceanot on Jul 8, 2013 - 26 comments

The Story of Trip-Hop's Rise

The Story of Trip-Hop's Rise Sinuous and mysterious as a plume of drifting smoke, a new sort of groove wafted two decades ago from Bristol, a bohemian university town in the west of England.... Not all local grooves take flight, but trip-hop most certainly did. Over the next two decades it was re-imagined as chill-out, downtempo, illbient and lounge music.
posted by modernnomad on Jan 31, 2012 - 50 comments

Poetry mashups: These are not the beats you were looking for

I do not know which to prefer,
The beauty of inflections
Or the beauty of innuendoes,
The blackbird whistling
Or just after. [more inside]
posted by mosk on Oct 16, 2008 - 9 comments

Portishead in Portishead

Portishead in Portishead (your favorite band sucks), but after 10 years, fans are a little excited.
posted by hypersloth on Apr 14, 2008 - 71 comments

Full of high sentence, but a bit obtuse...

T.S. Eliot reads the The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, accompanied by Portishead.
posted by monju_bosatsu on Aug 30, 2007 - 55 comments

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