Featured Portishead stories

The Anniversary

Third Turns 10

In the beginning of the movie Annihilation, Alex Garland's recent interpretation of Jeff VanderMeer's novel, the music almost feels like a nondescript placeholder. There's a…
Ryan Leas | April 27, 2018 - 1:17 pm

The Anniversary

Dummy Turns 20

There's a certain type of drum programming that lets you know that the world is a cold and unforgiving place, that nothing is going to…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2014 - 9:13 am

Concert Review

Photos: NorthSide Festival (Denmark) 2013

NorthSide festival, a young upstart on the Danish festival scene, kicked off on June 14th, with three days of high caliber performances. Situated in Aarhus,…
Miles Bowe | June 20, 2013 - 2:14 pm

More Portishead stories

Torres – “Wandering Star” (Portishead Cover)

Recording under the name Torres, Mackenzie Scott makes stark, intense music that's only grown more stark and more intense in recent years. A couple of…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2020 - 10:59 am

Hear Olivia Colman & Phoebe Waller-Bridge Cover Portishead

As if you needed another reason to love Olivia Coleman, she's a Portishead fan. The British actress chose to sing "Glory Box" for Got It
Peter Helman | October 31, 2019 - 4:05 pm

New BBC Charity Album Features Olivia Colman Covering Portishead, Jodie Whittaker Covering Coldplay

A whole bunch of famous UK actors have gotten together to record a charity album to raise money for BBC Children In Need. Got It
Peter Helman | October 5, 2019 - 12:05 pm

Portishead’s Beth Gibbons Releasing Live Album With Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Beth Gibbons, singer of the iconic trip-hop band Portishead, is releasing a live album with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Henryk Górecki: Symphony No.
Peter Helman | January 30, 2019 - 10:10 am

Katie Dey – “Magic Doors” (Portishead Cover)

"how long can i distract myself from finishing my album by recording covers," Katie Dey asked in a recent tweet. Well, Katie, while a follow-up…
James Rettig | March 6, 2018 - 9:40 am

Arcade Fire Announce New Album Everything Now

Arcade Fire's new album is called Everything Now -- not Infinite Content, as previously speculated -- and its title track is officially out now. It's…
Chris DeVille | June 1, 2017 - 2:35 pm

Portishead’s Geoff Barrow Auctioning Off A Day In The Studio For Charity

Portishead's Geoff Barrow is auctioning off a day in his studio to support the UK's Breast Cancer Care charity. He tweeted our a link to…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 15, 2016 - 9:56 am

Portishead – “SOS” (Abba Cover) Video

Two months ago, Portishead's darkly minimal cover of ABBA's over-the-top '70s pop hit "SOS" leaked online. Now the track, from the soundtrack to the Tom…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2016 - 10:45 am

Portishead – “SOS” (ABBA Cover)

New Portishead music is a rare and precious commodity, so listen up. The trip-hop legends have chosen an unexpected way to break more than a…
Chris DeVille | April 26, 2016 - 12:39 pm

Watch Thom Yorke Sing With Portishead At Latitude Festival

As Nigel Godrich hinted, Thom Yorke made a surprise appearance at the second day of the UK's Latitude Festival yesterday. Portishead brought the Radiohead frontman…
Peter Helman | July 19, 2015 - 11:38 am

Portishead’s Geoff Barrow Says Phantogram Ripped Him Off, Too

Last year, Geoff Barrow accused Abel Tesfaye of sampling Portishead track "Machine Gun" on the Weeknd's "Belong To The World" (which he denied) and brought…
James Rettig | September 8, 2014 - 8:58 pm

Portishead’s Geoff Barrow Produces New Evidence In Sampling Dispute With The Weeknd

Last summer Portishead's Geoff Barrow went on the warpath against the Weeknd after the Weeknd's song "Belong To The World" appeared to sample Portishead's "Machine…
Chris DeVille | May 5, 2014 - 11:52 am

Portishead, Interpol Headline ATP Iceland 2014

The carefully curated festival series All Tomorrow's Parties is throwing its inaugural Iceland event this July 10-12 at a former NATO base called Ásbrú in…
Chris DeVille | January 6, 2014 - 2:04 pm
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