Portishead on tour
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Bristol, United Kingdom (1991 – 2005, 2008 – present)
Portishead are a band from Bristol, United Kingdom, named after a small coastal town twelve miles west of said musical hotbed, in North Somerset. They were initially known for their use of jazz samples and some hip-hop beats along with various synth sounds and the hauntingly beautiful vocals of singer Beth Gibbons. Their current sound drops the samples in favour of a harder, more abrasive edge, but retains Gibbons’ vocals. More…
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- trip-hop, electronic, female vocalists, chillout, trip hop
- Similar to:
- Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man, Massive Attack, Tricky, Kraftwelt, Archive