The second day of the Mad Cool Festival saw a tremendous performance from the newly matured Arctic Monkeys, along with a cancellation of Massive Attack on spot due to "noise issues".
14 Jul 2018
"The Spoils" classicist leanings prove that Massive Attack don't need to chase fads in order to create stirring and uniquely powerful music.
22 Aug 2016
One of three new songs from Massive Attack's Fantom app, "Come Near Me" is a really creepy number.
05 Aug 2016
"Voodoo in My Blood" is a trip-hop New Orleans funeral parade with the casket open, brimming with incantatory rhymes and death-hymn melodies.
29 Feb 2016
It's nice when Massive Attack does more than just vamp for Tricky. Take away the vocals and you still have yourself an intoxicating trip-hop brew -- in waltz time at that!
04 Feb 2016
Neil Davidge was the producer and co-composer of the last three Massive Attack albums and now he turns his considerable talents to the gaming world by scoring the Halo 4 video game.
05 Oct 2012
At the end of Led Zeppelin's masterpiece lies a doomy, bottom-heavy monster that connects the dots between the blues and heavy metal--and provided dozens of hip-hop artists with the perfect drum track to sample.
05 Dec 2011
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.
09 Sep 2011
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.
06 May 2011
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.
19 Apr 2010
Blue Lines was said to be the soundtrack for a generation of British youth. After that, the soundtrack for this Luc Besson movie is a bit of disappointment -- albeit one studded with gems.
11 Jan 2005
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