Tag Archives: Portishead

Live Review: All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland 2014

This weekend was without a doubt the best music festival I’ve ever been to. I still haven’t been to the greats like SXSW or Primavera Sound, but All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland went above and beyond your run-of-the-mill weekend festivals like Coachella, Sasquatch, Outside Lands, and Lollapalooza. Thoughtful curation of music, film, and DJs, and aRead more…

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Video Roundup: 1994

Twenty years ago, music had one of its most creatively abundant years of music. 1994 saw strong debut releases in every genre, from Oasis to Outkast. Grunge was at the height of its power with excellent local releases from Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, and Nirvana released their MTV Unplugged session. Sadly, it wasRead more…

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Countdown Predictions: Electronic

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more…

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Live Review: Portishead @ WaMu Theater 10/23

We bought our tickets to Portishead months ago, even though I was concerned that the venue was going to be bad. But when we got into the WAMU Theater it was a big hall boxed off with curtains. A blank palette. There were seats in the back on risers but most of the space wasRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Of course all the talk this week will be about the second annual Heineken City Arts Festival. This year, the three-day fest will take place October 20-22, featuring headlining acts Ryan Adams, Robyn, Built to Spill, Crystal Castles, and Ozomatli playing at various venues around town. Additional artists include  Shabazz Palaces, Campfire OK, The Fucking Eagles, Grand Hallway, The HelioRead more…

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KEXP Documentaries: “Electronic Innovators” – Portishead

The city of Bristol in England, 1991.  Two unemployed musicians met in a job retraining program offered by the city. Geoff Barrow was a producer and keyboardist and Beth Gibbons was a singer who had played in lots of local bands. They started making music together and in 1992 added jazz guitarist Adrian Utley. TheyRead more…

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Thanksgiving Thursday News Roundup

Listen to the new song from The National : “Wake Up Your Saints” from their recently released Expanded Edition of High Violet. Just in time for the Holidays! Listen at Consequence of Sound.

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