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  1. The Weeknd accused of plagiarism over 'Can't Feel My Face' videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NME

    ... full video for 'Can't Feel My Face' beneath. In 2013, The Weeknd was accused of using an unauthorised sample of Portishead's 'Machine Gun'. According to the band's Geoff Barrow, the Canadian singer's track 'Belong To The World' includes a sample of ...

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  2. Songs We Love: Guilty Simpson, 'Fractured' Featuring Fat RayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... an electric guitar-driven track from the album's sole producer, Katalyst of the Quakers collective (helmed by Portishead's Geoff Barrow). Simpson's no frills approach to rhyming favors clarity and exact pronunciation over animated delivery, so the ...

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  3. Show previews: Ultrabunny and Mark FarinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Metro Times

    ... list goes on. Mark Farina figures into this because during that time, I was listening to a lot of trip-hop, like Portishead, Massive Attack, Air, etc. The graffiti writers, the skater boys, and those 411 skate videos would put me up on DJ Shadow's ...

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  4. Entec Lights Portishead Summer ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Live Design Online

    West London based rental company Entec continued their working relationship with darlings of the uniquely alternative UK 'musique noir' and trip hop Portishead, a band who have consistently produced interesting, different and intriguing music and performance, retaining a sense of mystique, cleverly balancing their popularity as live artists with critical acclaim. Entec first started working with Portishead through their previous lighting designer Tony Austin, who also originally asked current LD Niall Hannell to come on-board, initially as a programmer in April 2008.

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  5. Police confirm reported sightings of missing DJ DerekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | NME

    ... have been in touch to say he hasn't been in contact. We're all extremely worried." The likes of Dizzee Rascal and Portishead 's Geoff Barrow are among those to express concern for the retired DJ. Aside from a one-off show on New Year's Eve last ...

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  6. Two songs you need to hear: Sean Michaels's playlist of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Globe and Mail

    ... who got his start with hip French new wave bands like Taxi Girl. The result is extraordinary, incendiary: like Portishead, the xx or FKA Twigs, it seems like a whole new sound, a whole new dream of sound. It is the score of a city, with all its ...

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  7. Photos21 Of The Best And Most Surprising Collaborations Of 2015 So FarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | NME

    ... the Tottenham emcee has bossed it. As well as an unannounced solo set, Radiohead's Thom Yorke popped up during Portishead's headline set at Latitude Festival. Yorkie joined the trip-hop titans for a rendition of 'The Rip' from their 2008 album ...

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  8. Dizzee Rascal and Wetherspoons appeal to public in search for missing DJ DerekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | NME

    ... lets me know. His friends have been in touch to say he hasn't been in contact. We're all extremely worried." Portishead 's Geoff Barrow is among those to express concern for the retired DJ. Aside from a one-off show on New Year's Eve last year, ...

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  9. BEAKRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    As mentioned, BEAK> , the trio which includes Portishead's Geoff Barrow, have a new EP out this Friday which is a split with themselves, with one side being credited to "alter egos" ones are two parts of a whole, a paranoid, sci-fi tale starring Marc Bessant and directed by Tia Salisbury.

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  10. Hear El-P's 'Fantastic Four' End Credits Song 'Another Body'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... ed that Massive Attack would feature on the LP, joining fellow guests Just Blaze, Dan the Automator, Prince Paul, Portishead's Geoff Barrow, Zola Jesus and Alchemist.

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  11. Meow The Jewels Adds Massive Attack, Should Be Out In SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Stereogum

    Last week, Run The Jewels debuted the Boots-produced " Meowrly ," the surprisingly listenable first song from their gloriously bonkers Meow The Jewels remix project. They assembled an impressive lineup of big-name talent to help out with cat noise-wrangling, including Portishead's Geoff Barrow, Zola Jesus, Baauer, the Alchemist, and Dan The Automator, and now El-P has announced that trip-hop legends Massive Attack - who were seen in the recording studio with RTJ earlier this year - will also be contributing a track.

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  12. 10 Essential Female-Fronted Alternative Rock Bands Of The a 90s 10...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | VH1

    ... rage. The band is still touring today. Our impressionable ears perked up in the 90s when English trip hop group Portishead redefined musical borders and Beth Gibbons' vocals and lyrics haunted our bedrooms. With essentials like "Linger," "Zombie," ...

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  13. Oasis of songs as Noel Gallagher closes LatitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Eastern Daily Press

    The former Oasis frontman performed a closing set on the main stage at Henham Park, Suffolk, with a mix of new material, more obscure songs from the band's heyday and a smattering of the biggest hits. More than 30,000 people are thought to have attended the arts and music festival which also saw headline sets from Mercury prize winners Alt-J and cult band Portishead, who took a swipe at the Tory government.

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  14. Latitude revellers gearing up for Noel Gallagher finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Salisbury Journal

    ... performances by Suffolk-raised singer songwriter Ed Sheeran and Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke. Last night, Portishead used their headline set to launch an unflinching protest against the Conservative Government, beaming images of David Cameron with ...

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  15. Watch Thom Yorke Join Portishead for 'The Rip' at Latitude FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | RollingStone

    Thom Yorke hinted that he'd be a surprise performer at this weekend's Latitude Festival, but the Radiohead singer had more in store for the Suffolk, England fest than just his first concert of 2015: Yorke appeared onstage during Portishead 's Saturday set to join in on "The Rip" off the band's 2008 album Third . The track, a "favorite" of Yorke's, was previously performed by Radiohead during the band's soundchecks in 2008, and Yorke and guitarist Jonny Greenwood later shared their acoustic rendition of "The Rip" on Radiohead's Dear Air Space.

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  16. Secret Thom Yorke set marred by technical difficulties on second day of Latitude FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | NME

    Portishead and The Vaccines headlined the second day of Latitude festival last night, which also featured a secret set by Thom Yorke and a second surprise appearance from Ed Sheeran . Yorke first made his presence at the festival known when he appeared as a guest during Portishead's set at the main Obelisk Arena to perform on 'The Rip' during a celebrated show which included hits such as 'Sour Times' and a protest against Tory party cuts - David Cameron was portrayed as a demon on the big screens alongside images of anti-austerity protesters.

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  17. Portishead take Latitude crowd on a beautifully dark journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Eastern Daily Press

    From spine chillingly beautiful to apocalyptically dark Portishead gave one best performances of Latitude when they filled the Obelisk Arena on Saturday night. Despite very little in the way of crowd interaction, excepting a three minute crowd surf from Beth Gibbons, or movement on stage the band managed to drag everyone through an eerily intense journey.

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  18. Radiohead singer Thom Yorke produces a captivating secret gig at LatitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... response to Dr David Kelly's death during the Iraq War inquiry. Earlier in the night Yorke had joined headliners Portishead in the Obelisk Arena to sing The Rip alongside Beth Gibbons. For much of the performance the singer danced around behind his ...

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  19. Manic Street Preachers set to headline on last day of the Latitude FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | IcNetwork

    ... performances by Suffolk-raised singer songwriter Ed Sheeran and Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke. Last night, Portishead used their headline set to launch an unflinching protest against the Conservative Government, beaming images of David Cameron with ...

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  20. Portishead 'demon eyes' PM Cameron in Latitude set protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    Portishead have used their headline Latitude set to launch an unflinching protest against the Conservative government, beaming images of David Cameron with demon-like blue eyes across a crowd of thousands. The trip hop pioneers, who first found fame during the early 1990s when the last all-Tory government was in power, accompanied their song Machine Gun with images of protest featuring placards bearing the slogan "Stop Tory Cuts".

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