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Later this month Massive Attack’s Robert Del Naja (better known as 3D), will bring MASSIVE ATTACK V ADAM CURTIS to New York City’s gigantic Park Avenue Armory. The collaboration, which first premiered at the 2013 Manchester International Festival, is described as “a new kind of imaginative experience that integrates music, film, politics, and breathtaking moment… More »

This week’s most watchable videos include new, color-saturated clips from Flying Lotus, Willow Smith (!), and Kaybelrex, and mesmerizing videos from Soars, Hundred In The Hands, and Glasser.

Sometime between watching these videos, take a look at this 20/20 investigative report on the music industry and music videos from back in 1980. Here… More »

Why all the nudity in 2009? Well, look at this way: The affordability of video production technology has made it easier for everybody to get in the game; the unceremonious death of music television has shifted the means of music video distribution to the internet, where it’s less about FCC than about NSFW; and let’… More »

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Download Meow The Jewels For Free

Meow The Jewels, the feline-sampling remix of RTJ2 (last year's best album), is here. This cat rap project began as a joke deluxe edition of…
Scott Lapatine | September 25, 2015 - 10:31 pm

Banksy Announces Dismaland “Bemusement Park” With Run The Jewels, Savages, Massive Attack, & More

Banksy's latest art installation will take the form of an amusement park -- dubbed the Dismaland "bemusement park" -- in Weston, England. The exhibition will…
James Rettig | August 20, 2015 - 10:42 am

Meow The Jewels Adds Massive Attack, Should Be Out In September

Last week, Run The Jewels debuted the Boots-produced "Meowrly," the surprisingly listenable first song from their gloriously bonkers Meow The Jewels remix project. They assembled…
Peter Helman | July 23, 2015 - 7:57 pm

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – “The Right Stuff (3D Remix – Version 1)”

It's always nice to see '90s icons get together. Robert "3D" Del Naja is the sole remaining original member of Massive Attack, and he's recently…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2015 - 11:04 am

Stream Thom Yorke & 3D’s UK Gold Soundtrack

The UK Gold is a new documentary film about the UK's long and sordid history of tax-dodging, which is apparently an entire industry over there.
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2015 - 8:37 am

Run The Jewels Are Recording With Massive Attack

Run The Jewels were in the studio with Massive Attack yesterday, as Pitchfork points out. "So... no big deal or anything. not bragging a lot.
James Rettig | February 21, 2015 - 11:07 am

Watch Massive Attack & Tunde Adebimpe Perform “Pray for Rain” Live For The First Time

Massive Attack played The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles last night and brought out TV On The Radio lead singer Tunde Adebimpe to perform their…
James Rettig | October 17, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Tricky Disses Damon Albarn, Bono, Massive Attack In I Am Adrian Thaws Mini-Doc

British trip-hopper Tricky was recently the subject of a documentary for FACT TV based around his new album Adrian Thaws. In the mini-doc, he talked…
James Rettig | September 30, 2014 - 7:28 pm

R.I.P. Terry Callier

Influential folk-soul singer Terry Callier has passed away at the age of 67. Like England's Nick Drake, the Chicago-based Callier was largely overlooked…
Michael Nelson | October 28, 2012 - 6:33 pm

Nas – “The Don (Massive Attack Remix)”

Here's Massive Attack's take on Nas's "The Don," a remix that rephrases the song as a huge-sounding, droning banger. Stream it below.
Corban Goble | June 25, 2012 - 12:50 pm

3D (Massive Attack) & Scarlett Johansson – “Summertime”

The soundtrack for Everardo Valerio Gout's Spanish-language thriller Days Of Grace features contributions from Nick Cave, Atticus Ross (with Shigeru Umebayashi) and Massive Attack's 3D…
Corban Goble | April 11, 2012 - 12:37 pm

Thom Yorke, 3D Discuss Occupy London

The other night, Radiohead's Thom Yorke and Massive Attack's 3D stopped by an Occupy London benefit to DJ and raise money for the cause. Both…
Corban Goble | December 9, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Thom Yorke DJs Occupy London

Last night, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, UNKLE’s Tim Goldsworthy and Massive Attack’s 3D DJed a party benefiting the worldwide Occupy movement in the basement of a…
Corban Goble | December 7, 2011 - 10:50 am

Massive Attack Vs. Burial – “Paradise Circus”

Earlier this month, we heard UK psych-thump pioneers Burial and Massive Attack collaborate on a new song called "4 Walls" and now here's that single'…
Corban Goble | October 18, 2011 - 10:55 am

Massive Attack Vs. Burial – “4 Walls”

Bristol psych-thump originators Massive Attack and depressive-dubstep hermit Burial have always shared a certain raining-in-your-soul musical vibe, and now the two entities have teamed u…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2011 - 12:38 pm

Massive Attack Collab With ScarJo

According to the NME, Scarlet Johansson recorded vocals for a cover of the George Gershwin-penned "Summertime," for the Everardo Gout-directed film Dias De Gracia (Days
jessica | May 25, 2011 - 4:35 pm

Massive Attack, Thievery Corporation @ Gibson Amphitheater, Los Angeles 11/07/10

Massive Attack continues to tour behind their most recent release Heligoland bringing their politically savvy LED backdrop for a mesmerizing show. Thievery Corporation had a…
Andrew Youssef | November 8, 2010 - 8:55 am

Massive Attack – “Psyche” Video

Massive Attack have offered a number of Heligoland looks. We got a chilly, claustrophobic sci-fi city in “Splitting The Atom," "Paradise Circus"'s The Devil In
brandon | May 24, 2010 - 1:16 pm