Personalities | Portishead | Nineties | Rock
(Electronica group, 1995–present)
Like fellow Bristolians Massive Attack, Portishead were pioneers of the trip hop sound. Although the band – Geoff Barrow (keyboards), Beth Gibbons (vocals), Adrian Utley (guitar) and Dave MacDonald (drums) – kept a low media profile, their debut album Dummy (1996) with its laid-back, almost trance-like beats over which Gibbons sang was voted record of the year by a diverse number of music magazines. Portishead (1997) was more of the same, but we waited until 2008 for Third.
Styles & Forms | Nineties | Rock
Personalities | Primal Scream | Nineties | Rock
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