Tag Archives: Massive Attack

Midnight In A Perfect World: The Big Pink

British outfit The Big Pink burst on the scene with their 2009 debut album, A Brief History Of Love, for 4AD, propelled by the massive pop single Dominos that showcased their widescreen fusion of rock, pop, and electronic styles. The band recently released their new EP, Empire Underground, signaling their first new music in threeRead more…

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Thursday Music News

OMG, it’s new M.I.A! The eccentric artist shares two tracks on her Soundcloud: the single “MIA OLA,” which was originally composed for the Fall 2016 Stella McCartney fashion show, and “Foreign Friend,” a banger on issues of immigration. “MIA OLA” features a sample from “Circle of Life” from The Lion King soundtrack, and in herRead more…

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Album Review: Massive Attack – Ritual Spirit

“Voodoo in my blood is living” – that’s how Young Fathers kick off the third track on Massive Attack‘s return to the scene after nearly six years away. And after all that time, Young Fathers aren’t lying – the voodoo is still strong. Last time we saw them was 2010’s fantastic Heligoland, their first recordRead more…

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Video Roundup: Recycling Beats on Earth Day

Despite what Dramarama say, today is Earth Day! All day long, KEXP DJs John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will spotlight recycling and reuse with a day of music featuring sampled music, re-using beats and recycling old songs to create new ones. Speaking of recycling, KEXP’s Audioasis Community Partnerships presents a special benefit showRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Thanksgiving 2014

It’s that time of year to reflect on the things you’re grateful for while eating copious amounts of food. KEXP has your soundtrack for all of that and more! Check out our Video Round-Up below, and be sure to tune in to The Afternoon Show on KEXP as guest DJ Brian Foss serves up aRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

As Interpol frontman Paul Banks prepares to release his second solo album, Banks, on October 23rd via Matador, he’s announced a series of live dates to support the album. Beginning with an appearance at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in early November, the New York-based singer will traverse both coasts of the United States beforeRead more…

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KEXP Documentaries: “Electronic Innovators” – Massive Attack

Each week our KEXP Documentary team bring you a musical subject in the time it takes to play just one song. This week we’re working with the Decibel Festival to bring you the series Electronic Innovators and today at 4pm it’s a profile on the inventors of trip-hop, Bristol collective Massive Attack! Founding members 3D,Read more…

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Sasquatch 2010: Sunday

Sunday was supposed to be the sunniest, warmest day at Sasquatch, according to the advance weather reports, but instead it was cool, cloudy, and windy all day, with some rain showers rolling in by the evening. The weather didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits though, as there was so much to be excited about. Too much, really:Read more…

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Saturday Afternoon Artist – Massive Attack

From Bristol, England, the birthplace of trip-hop, the band Massive Attack grew up among other electronic greats from the same town like Portishead and Tricky. Tricky was part of the band at the beginning, when they were called “The Wild Bunch”, and he was an instrumental part of the record Blue Lines but branched outRead more…

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Out This Week 2/8

This week features a gold mine of amazing new releases hailing from legendary musicians to up-and-coming, best new artists of the year contenders. Brooklyn band Yeasayer released their second album, Odd Blood, the followup to their breakthrough debut, All Hour Cymbals. While the hallucinatory pop maestros still remain within the mish mash realm of Eastern-flavoredRead more…

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