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Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was such a weird week for music -- more about gossip and rupture than the constant stream of new music that we all have…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2016 - 3:37 pm

The Anniversary

Maxinquaye Turns 20

The music critic Andy Pemberton coined the term "trip-hop" to describe an early DJ Shadow single, but I have this pet theory that the term…
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2015 - 2:21 pm

We Got The Tweet

We Got The Tweet: The Week’s 50 Best Rock Star Twitters

Microblogging service Twitter has signed up countless celebrities in recent months, and among them are some of our favorite musical artists: Trent Reznor! Colin Meloy!
Scott Lapatine | March 23, 2009 - 9:26 pm

More Tricky stories

Premiere

Euanwhosarmy – “For Nothing” (Feat. Lyndsey Lupe)

Before he staked out his own dark, muttery corner of the Bristol trip-hop universe, Tricky made dark, muttery music with Massive Attack. After separating from…
Peter Helman | September 29, 2016 - 11:00 am

Watch Massive Attack Address Brexit Racism With First “Eurochild” Performance In 18 Years

Massive Attack just headlined the first day of this year's British Summer Time festival at London's Hyde Park. During their set, as The Telegraph reports,…
Peter Helman | July 2, 2016 - 4:50 pm

Tricky Presents Skilled Mechanics – “Boy” Video

British trip-hop OG Tricky just dropped his latest full-length Skilled Mechanics last month. He shared the lead single and Porno For Pyros cover "Diving Away"
Collin Robinson | February 16, 2016 - 10:45 am

Stream Massive Attack Ritual Spirit EP + Watch “Take It There” (Feat. Tricky) Video

Last week, Bristol trip-hop godfathers Massive Attack dropped their new iPhone app Fantom, which included four brand-new tracks. As it turns out, those tracks make…
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2016 - 9:47 am

Tricky Presents Skilled Mechanics – “Boy”

British trip-hop veteran Tricky has been more experimental with his voice after stepping out from behind the boards on his last full-length Adrian Thaws. On…
Collin Robinson | January 13, 2016 - 3:55 pm

Tricky Presents Skilled Mechanics – “Diving Away” (Porno For Pyros Cover)

Trip-hop OG Tricky released his last album, the sort-of-self-titled Adrian Thaws, just over a year ago, and now he's following it up with an entirely…
Peter Helman | November 18, 2015 - 10:04 am

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

Tricky – “Sun Down” Video (Feat. Norman Reedus)

In making the video for "Sun Down," the funereal Tirzah collab from his new album Adrian Thaws, trip-hop godfather Tricky enlisted the help of the…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2014 - 9:33 am

Stream Tricky Adrian Thaws

Tricky's new album is self-titled, but not in the way you'd expect. Adrian Thaws is Tricky's birth name, but it's also a convenient coincidence that…
Miles Bowe | September 2, 2014 - 12:19 pm

Tricky – “Sun Down” (Feat. Tirzah)

British trip-hopper Tricky has released another new song from his upcoming album Adrian Thaws. Previously, we've heard "Lonnie Listen" and "Nicotine Love." This one's called…
James Rettig | August 27, 2014 - 8:46 pm

Tricky – “Lonnie Listen” (Feat. Mykki Blanco & Francesca Belmonte)

British trip-hop originator Tricky and New York-based nutball Mykki Blanco belong to two very different generations of rap iconoclasm, but they've come together on "Lonnie…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2014 - 3:28 pm

Tricky – “Nicotine Love” (Feat. Francesca Belmonte)

Tricky, whose prickly paranoiac throbbing dubbed-out mid-'90s music has aged a lot better than the term "trip-hop," released his last album False Idols just over…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2014 - 4:10 pm

Tricky – “Nothing’s Changed”

"Nothing's Changed" is the first single from Tricky's new album False Idols. The track is reminiscent of Tricky's early work, which he notes is the…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 27, 2013 - 1:47 pm
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