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Musician and producer Adrian Utley in his studio in Bristol, U.K., in 2013.
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May 6, 2015 The Bristol, U.K.-based producer and member of Portishead has become a go-to collaborator for dark, uncompromising rock, with credits on recent albums by Torres, Marianne Faithfull and Perfume Genius.
The Wild Bunch — soon-to-be Massive Attack — at the Dug Out Club in Bristol.
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January 31, 2012 Two decades ago, the city of Bristol, England, produced many of the most important names in the genre known (unwillingly) as trip-hop.
Sufjan Stevens performing at the bandshell at Celebrate Brooklyn in Prospect Park on August 3, 2011.
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December 27, 2011 Bob Boilen salutes his 15 favorite live concerts. What were your most memorable shows this year?
Members of Chavez join Oneida during the performance of The Ocropolis III.
October 7, 2011 Members of Portishead, Boredoms, Guardian Alien and more participated in this marathon performance.
Fans at Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J.
October 4, 2011 ATP looked to sounds both new and renewed with Portishead, Swans and an eight-hour improvisation.
Portishead's Beth Gibbons helped curate the upcoming All Tomorrow's Parties music festival, subtitled "I'll Be Your Mirror."
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September 26, 2011 To get everyone in the mood for ATP, here's a mix of songs from every artist scheduled to perform.
June 1, 2011 In advance of his new album Drums Between the Bells, the influential artist and producer shares some of his favorite new and old music.
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Artwork from Earth's The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull.
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December 29, 2008 For the past month, NPR Music producer Lars Gotrich laid out multiple strips of paper on his desk, with names like Uncle Owen Aunt Beru, Extra Life and Erykah Badu printed on them.
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May 1, 2008 Hear selections from Third, along with music from Jimi Hendrix, Public Enemy, Kraftwerk and British actor and singer Noel Harrison.
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April 29, 2008 Blender magazine's Lizzie Goodman tests out the week's biggest new albums, paying special attention to releases from Portishead, Madonna, Robyn, and Santogold.
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