New Portishead Tour Dates (Hammerstein Ballroom)

Guess I don’t have to go to NJ after all… Portishead start their tour at this year’s All Tomorrow’s Parties presentation, I’ll Be Your Mirror Saturday October 1 & Sunday October 2 taking place in Asbury Park, N.J. Portishead co-curated these two days of the 3 day festival. According to Adrian Utley, “We’ve always thought…

Palermo Shooting and The Music of Wim Wenders

Director Wim Wenders has a new film coming out called Palermo Shooting starring Campino (from the long running German punk band Die Toten Hosen), Giovanna Mezzogiorno and Dennis Hopper, as well as long-time Wenders collaborator Lou Reed in a supporting role. Music plays an important role in most Wenders films, and this one is no…

Drake’s Take: New Releases 04.29.08

The Drake had his hands full this past week, so we get a slightly abridged version of the “‘Take” this week focusing on the eagerly awaited new album from trip hop pioneers Portishead and genre jumping soul singer, Jamie Lidell. -ed. Drake’s Take: New Releases 04.29.08 I spent my weekend and Monday taking care of…

Portishead Premieres New Video

Here it is: Portishead – “Machine Gun” (from the forthcoming album Third) Also, check these online trailers out: Trailer 1, Trailer 2.

Portishead: Tracklist and Album Art Revealed

Here it is: Artist: Portishead Album: Third Label: Mercury/Island Release Date: April 29, 2008 Tracklist 1. Silence 2. Hunter 3. Nylon Smile 4. The Rip 5. Plastic 6. We Carry On 7. Deep Water 8. Machine Gun 9. Small 10. Magic Doors 11.Threads