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ZVI Delivers Limited Run New Single, "Dear Pink" and Covers Portishead's "Undenied" (premiere)

ZVI's new single arrives ahead of a new album and tour dates from the Kayo Dot, Sabbath Assembly man.

Jedd Beaudoin
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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s - Part 5 (20 - 1)

The fifth and final part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s, includes Portishead, Blur, Björk, R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails and more.

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Why It's Time to Stop Hating Spotify

An independent artist opens up about how much he’s earned from Spotify, what it means to his band, and why listeners should feel good about the shift to streaming consumption.

David McMillin
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The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 20-1

These top 20 records of the '00s feature some familiar faces, but also several that, over time, have grown more fondly in memory.

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Beams: Just Rivers

I’ll bet you $20 that you’ve never heard a Portishead cover done in quite the way that Beams does it.

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Five Songs That Would Make Great Bond Themes

With Skyfall hitting theaters in the United States tomorrow, Sound Affects spotlights five songs that in an ideal world would've played over the opening titles to the adventures of Britain's premier spy.

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Beak>: >>

Much like Beak>'s debut, >> is treated like a puzzle, with odd song names (“Yatton,” “Egg Dog”) and few clear-cut clues.

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Counterbalance No. 70: Portishead’s 'Dummy'

From this time, unchained, we’re all looking at a different picture. But we’re also looking at the 70th most acclaimed album of all time. Trip-hop fun, 1994-style, is next on Counterbalance.

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All Tomorrow's Parties: 30 Sep - 2 Oct 2011 - Asbury Park, NJ

Much like when you’re actually in the middle of the festival itself, ATP gripes are often quickly forgotten when remembering something wonderful.

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ATP America Presents: I'll Be Your Mirror Curated by Portishead & ATP

All Tomorrow's Parties' I'll Be Your Mirror opens in its new location in Asbury Park, New Jersey this weekend with a lineup curated by Portishead and ATP. PopMatters speaks to the festival's founder, Barry Hogan, to discuss where ATP has been and where it's going.

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Earthling: Insomniacs' Ball

If trip-hop was a fake genre, it was in part because it neglected its outcasts. Earthling return to downtempo with their maverick sensibilities.

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Shakespeare Pens a Dirge in 2010

With lyrics from Shakespeare, Beth Gibbons exceptionally sings.

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Malachai: Ugly Side of Love

The Bristol duo’s debut LP is eccentric, apocalyptic and self-indulgent… And that’s okay.

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Stonephace: Stonephace

This nu-jazz super group debut makes Madlib's Yesterdays New Quintet project seem as straight lace as a "Just Say No" ad.

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The Best of Britain 2008

British music in 2008 was for once every bit the match of its American equivalent, and tantalisingly suggested there's much more to come.

Chris Baynes
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Against the Grain: An Interview With Portishead

After ten years in the wilderness, Portishead have returned, and they’re just as uncompromising, challenging, and vital as ever.

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Portishead: Third

Over a decade in the making, this legendary UK trio has buried trip-hop under a pile of creepy analog gear with their painfully long awaited third (duh) album.


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