Articles tagged terry callier, massive attack, beth orton,

28 May 2013 // 11:06 PM

Tricky: False Idols

False Idols carries the credibility of a survivor, and is looking back honestly at the damage left by his journey.

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28 Jan 2013 // 7:25 AM

Nicolette - “Fascination”

Electronic-pop chanteuse Nicolette bounces back with the life-affirming funk of her newest, ear-pleasing single.

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The Album That Changed Everything: Massive Attack’s ‘Blue Lines’

Even now with all our understanding and acceptance of genre-mashing, Massive Attack’s opening salvo remains as bold and eclectic, as utterly assured a musical message as it was upon release.

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15 Landmark Dance Tracks from 1991

As a precursor to PopMatters' upcoming retrospective on music in 1991, Sound Affects takes at look at 15 pivotal tracks from the year where dance music's potential to amaze seemed boundless.

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Counterbalance: Year One

In this special one-year anniversary edition of Counterbalance, Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn discuss their first year combing through the pop music canon (as determined by Acclaimed Music's calculations of every best-of list available), share a few favorites, and justify a couple items on their expense account.

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Counterbalance No. 32: Massive Attack’s ‘Blue Lines’

For the 32nd edition of Counterbalance, Mendelsohn and Klinger sang about the sun and danced among the trees. As a result they very nearly missed their deadline. Nevertheless, their take on Massive Attack's 1991 trip-hop masterpiece is next.

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You Better Mind: An Interview with Sam Amidon

What do R. Kelly, bacon sandwiches, and a land-surfing Jesus have in common? They all make up a part of Sam Amidon's world, and with his stunning sophomore disc just out, he tells PopMatters all about it ...

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It’s All Good: An Interview with Daddy G of Massive Attack

When not sickened with the United Kingdom turning into Big Brother, excited by the possibilities of YouTube, or stunned by their nationwide artwork banning, Daddy G of Massive Attack is more than happy to be back into the fold than ever before, and he tells PopMatters all about it.

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Massive Attack: Heligoland

The Bristol downtempo legends return. Still attacking. Only now, less massive.

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4 Feb 2010 // 4:29 AM

Massive Attack’s long awaited new release drops next week and the first video premiered this week.

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Beth Orton + Sam Amidon: 17.Jan.2010 - NYC

Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner

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Horace Andy and Alpha: Two Phazed People

With the help of Alpha’s confident, well-crafted beats, Horace Andy proves that he is still in integral part of the music world.

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Various Artists: Protected Massive Samples

Massive Attack is opened up, and its insides are revealed to be made of muzak and precious stones.

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10 Apr 2009 // 9:27 PM

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Beth Orton: Trailer Park (Legacy Edition)

Over a decade after its first appearence, Trailer Park shows William Orbit's former dance-muse becoming the frontrunner in the post-Joni folk-pop sweepstakes.

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11 Jan 2007 // 9:01 PM

Slipped Discs 2006

PopMatters' writers share their favorite albums that no one else, including their colleagues, noticed.

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31 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Peeping Tom: Peeping Tom

Stop the presses! Mike Patton still knows how to sing like a (sort of) normal human being!

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27 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Massive Attack: Collected

Simply on the basis of the fourteen songs included on Collected, Massive Attack stake a mighty persuasive claim towards being one of the best pop groups of all time.

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18 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

Beth Orton

All the schtick in the world can't buy you substance.

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Beth Orton: Comfort of Strangers

A mixed bag of songs, set to an easy, frequently beautiful folk rock landscape.

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Blood and Thunder: Black Sabbath’s ‘Sabotage’ at 40

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"In 1975, with lawyers in the studio and a financial empire crumbling, Black Sabbath fought back with their last classic album of the decade.

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