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Relaxing Tunes To Get You Through The Coronavirus Panic [Playlist]

Whether you're frustrated over the sudden shortage of toilet paper across the UK (we're not sure why stockpiling loo roll is the answer either), or generally just worrying too much about getting sick, it's time...

Album Of The Day: 'Dummy' By Portishead

We hadn't heard from Portishead for seven years until this year when they released a gorgeously ethereal cover of Abba's stellar 1975 hit 'SOS' for the movie 'High Rise'. And now they've launched a video...

Portishead Honour Murdered British Mp With Abba Cover 'Sos'

Experimental Bristol band Portishead have unveiled their own moving tribute to the British labour politician Jo Cox - who was killed in the street last Thursday (June 16th 2016) - with a stirring cover of...

Portishead Star Up For Coveted Film Composer Award

Barrow and Salisbury are up against Alex Ebert (A Most Violent Year), Dominic Lewis (The Greater Good), Antonio Sanchez (Birdman), and Zhiyi Want (Highway of Love). The coveted trophy will be presented...

Thom Yorke Plays Surprise Set At Latitude

Prior to his own secret performance at the event, Yorke joined Portishead during their headline gig for a rendition of The Rip. Yorke then performed an unannounced solo set in the early...

Ed Sheeran Plays Secret Latitude Gig

The Thinking Out Loud hitmaker performed on the Brit festival's woodland iArena stage after Alt-J had finished their set, NME.com reports. With a short set that featured Lego House, Don't, and...

Geoff Barrow And Ben Salisbury Score Alex Garland's Directorial Debut

Portishead star Geoff Barrow and composer Ben Salisbury teamed up to score writer Alex Garland's directorial debut Ex Machina.The two musicians previously worked together on the soundtrack for 2012 movie Dredd, which was adapted for...

Glastonbury Weather Dries Up Ready For The Big Acts

Many Glasto goers woke up to the pitter patter of rain on canvas this morning as Wednesday's warm, humid weather well and truly dissolved into rain. By the Thursday evening, the site was drenched -...

Josh Groban's Christina Crush

Josh Groban used to have a crush on Christina Ricci.The 31-year-old singer admitted he loved the 'Pan Am' actress when he was 13 because he was ''super into'' her character Wednesday Addams from 'The Addams...

Portishead’S Geoff Barrow Forced To Explain Amy Winehouse ‘Fake’ Comments

Amy Winehouse fans have been showing their allegiance to the late singer, following remarks made by the Portishead producer Geoff Barrow. Barrow made the comments about Amy’s voice, during an interview with his band BEAK...

Radiohead To Tour Next Year

Thom Yorke has confirmed Radiohead will tour next year.The group have played few dates in support of their latest album 'The King of Limbs', but now the frontman has revealed the band will go on...

Portishead Don't Want To Send Audiences To Sleep

Portishead don't play some of their songs live because they think the audience "would go to sleep."The group's founder, Geoff Barrow, admits they leave some tracks from their 2008 album 'Third' out of performances, because...

Portishead To Curate New Jersey Festival

British group Portishead have signed up to curate the 2011 All Tomorrow's Parties festival in New Jersey.The band has invited Marc Ribot, Swans, The Horrors, Mogwai and Deerhoof, among others to perform with them in...

Blur Are Glastonbury's Best

Blur's headlining slot at Glastonbury last year has been voted the best performance at the festival in 40 years.BBC 6 Music radio presenter Lauren Laverne revealed the British indie group - which consists of Damon...

Portishead Upset With Prince

British group PORTISHEAD fear their performance at the Coachella Festival on Saturday night (26Apr08) will be "awful" - because PRINCE will be following them on the event's main stage. Synth-pop pioneers Kraftwerk were initially billed...

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