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  1. Sparklehorse documentary screens locally, July 21 and 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Mountain Xpress

    ... (Mercury Rev), Jason Lytle (Grandaddy), David Lowery (Camper Van Beethoven), Emily Haines (Metric), Adrian Utley (Portishead), John Parish (PJ Harvey), Matthew Wright , Ed Harcourt , Gemma Hayes and others," says a press release. " Cold Mountain ...

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  2. Portishead's Geoff Barrow Auctioning Off A Day In The Studio For CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Stereogum

    Portishead's Geoff Barrow is auctioning off a day in his studio to support the UK's Breast Cancer Care charity. He tweeted our a link to this Just Giving donation page a few hours ago: Barrow will also play in a charity soccer game on 7/24 in Bristol.

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  3. It Takes TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Santa Fe Reporter

    Personally, thus far, I'm thinking of acts like the super-rad/super-weird Portishead, the catchy/sexy Peaches and the poetry/shoegaze-meets-sick-ass-beats of Advisory Committee -era Mirah, but if I'm trying to just slap a simple genre on 'em, it might be more apt to label it "trip-hop" and call it a day. That'd be a disservice to the product created by young lovers Logan Woodyard and Stephanie Cardona, though, because there is so much more going on under the hood, and frankly, the term "trip-hop" summons pictures of some seriously obnoxious shit in my brain.

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  4. The End of History and the Last DJ"Electronic" is the laziest possible termRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... and 702. A new Bird Peterson-produced EP, the lush and stormy Corners , builds steam laid by their influences, Portishead and Bjrk. "It's definitely still soulful, just more cinematic in a way," follows up Brown. "The production alludes more to ...

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  5. The Broad's First "Summer Happenings" Night Was Eclectic, Provocative and Queer-CentricRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | LA Weekly

    ... with a synth-wrought atmosphere courtesy of Adrian Utley, producer of Too Bright and a member of trip-hop deities Portishead. Hadreas' snake-like dance moves have a touch of Freddie Mercury to them, and he's become a queer icon who transcends ...

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  6. ListenUp: Portishead covers ABBA, plus music videos from Erykah Badu...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    In an exhilaratingly dark version of ABBA's "SOS," Portishead's Beth Gibbons brings an immense heartbreak to the Swedish group's 1975 pop song. The cover is a tribute to Jo Cox who was murdered last week outside a library.

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  7. Portishead's video for their cover of ABBA's SOS is a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Iconic British band Portishead have dedicated a powerful new music video to Jo Cox, joining thousands around the world in paying tribute to the late British Labour MP on Thursday, on what would have been her 42nd birthday. Last week, Cox was shot and stabbed in her local Yorkshire constituency, in what's been described as a politically-motivated attack over Britain's EU exit referendum.

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  8. Album Of The Day: 'Dummy' By PortisheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    We hadn't heard from Portishead for seven years until this year when they released a gorgeously ethereal cover of Abba's stellar 1975 hit 'SOS' for the movie 'High Rise'. And now they've launched a video for it in honour of Jo Cox, a British politician who was killed last week .

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  9. Damon Albarn Bemoans The 'Failure' Of Democracy At GlastonburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    ... just one of the somewhat sombre moments that kicked off the annual world-famous festival on Friday. English band Portishead were one of the first acts to perform, and opened their set with a tribute to MP Jo Cox, who was shot and stabbed on 16 June ...

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  10. Portishead have covered a famous Abba song in tribute to MP Jo CoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Evening Times

    The video, in which Beth is shot simply in black and white, ends poignantly with the words taken from the late politician's maiden speech in parliament: "We have far more in common than which divides us." Trip hop pioneers Portishead, best known for their 1997 single All Mine, are the latest to make a gesture to honour the life of the Batley and Spen MP who was killed last week.

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  11. Watch Bristol band Portishead dedicate cover of Abba's SOS... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | This Is Bristol

    Bristol band Portishead has dedicated their latest music video to MP Jo Cox, who was shot and stabbed last week in a vicious attack. The video ends with a now-famous quote from Mrs Cox's maiden speech in parliament , where she said: "We have far more in common than which divides us."

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  12. Portishead Honour Murdered British MP With ABBA Cover 'SOS'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    Experimental Bristol band Portishead have unveiled their own moving tribute to the British labour politician Jo Cox - who was killed in the street last Thursday - with a stirring cover of Abba's 70s hit single 'SOS' alongside a new video which they premiered on Facebook yesterday. Portishead's 'SOS' is an ethereal, trip hop rendition of the 1975 pop hit and comes with a black and white video starring lead singer Beth Gibbons.

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  13. See Portishead's Politicized Video for Abba Cover 'SOS'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | RollingStone

    A new video for Portishead 's cover of Abba's "SOS" ends with a political message. As the camera closes in and focuses on singer Beth Gibbons looking down , she eventually looks at the viewer and reaches out her hand.

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  14. Portishead release political music video for ABBA 'SOS' coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Portishead take their dark cover of the ABBA's classic "SOS" to another level. The British band debued a video to accompany the previously released track, featured in the upcoming film High Rise , starring Tom Hiddleston.

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  15. ListenUp: Portishead: SOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    In an exhilaratingly dark version of ABBA's " SOS ," Portishead's Beth Gibbons brings an immense heartbreak to the Swedish group's 1975 pop song. The cover is a tribute to Jo Cox who was murdered last week outside a library.

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  16. Portishead Pays Tribute to Slain Politician Jo Cox In ABBA Cover VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Billboard

    A number of musicians have paid tribute to British parliament member Jo Cox since she was murdered last week. Portishead joined the mourners today, releasing a video for its cover of ABBA 's "SOS."

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  17. Portishead - "SOS" (Abba Cover) VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Stereogum

    Two months ago, Portishead's darkly minimal cover of ABBA's over-the-top '70s pop hit "SOS" leaked online . Now the track, from the soundtrack to the Tom Hiddleston movie High-Rise , is finally seeing official release along with a music video.

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  18. Watch Portishead pay tribute to Jo Cox in video for cover of ABBA's 'SOS'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | NME

    Portishead have unveiled a video for their cover of ABBA classic 'SOS'. The trip-hop legends have contributed the track to the soundtrack of recent film High-Rise , starring Tom Hiddleston.

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  19. Portishead release Jo Cox tribute video of Abba's SOS on slain MP's 42 birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    In the stark memorial, shot entirely in black and white, lead singer Beth Gibbon can be seen alone with her head bowed Legendary trip hop outfit Portishead have released a moving tribute to Labour MP Jo Cox who was shot dead last week. The iconic Bristol beatsmiths have recorded a video for their cover of the Abba's hit SOS and published it today - on what would have been the slain politician's 42 birthday.

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  20. Portishead share video for cover of ABBA's 'SOS' with anti-'Brexit' messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Portishead have made a video for their cover of ABBA's "SOS" which is from the soundtrack to High Rise and is their first new recording since 2009 single "Chase the Tear." The video uses Beth Gibbons' expressive face to do all the emoting and ends with a quote from Jo Cox, the British MP who was viciously killed last week.

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