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The Wild Bunch — soon-to-be Massive Attack — at the Dug Out Club in Bristol.

Read Local Groove Does Good: The Story Of Trip-Hop's Rise From Bristol

January 31, 2012 – Two decades ago, Bristol, England, produced many of the most important names in trip-hop.

Sufjan Stevens performing at the bandshell at Celebrate Brooklyn in Prospect Park on August 3, 2011.

Watch Bob Boilen's Favorite Live Shows of 2011

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.

Read 'The Ocropolis III': Hear Oneida's Seven-Hour Improvisation

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.

Watch All Tomorrow's Parties 2011 In Photos

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."

Read The Mix: All The Bands At All Tomorrow's Parties WFUV

September 26, 2011 – To get everyone in the mood for ATP, here's a mix of songs from every artist scheduled to perform. WFUV

Brian Eno

Read Guest DJ Brian Eno

June 1, 2011 – The influential artist and producer shares some of his favorite new and old music.


Listen Viking's Choice: A Year Of Beautiful Noise

December 29, 2008 – Working out his top CDs list like some odd game of solitaire, Lars Gotrich shares his best of 2008.


Listen NPR Listeners Pick The Best Music Of 2008

December 15, 2008 – See and hear what NPR listeners picked as the best albums of 2008.


Listen Guest DJ Portishead

May 1, 2008 – Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley from the trip-hop group Portishead spin their favorite music.


Listen Madonna, Santogold Make Dance Records

April 29, 2008 – Blender magazine's Lizzie Goodman tests out the week's biggest new albums.


Listen Portishead Masters Audio Glue on 'Third' Album

April 26, 2008 – On the band's first album in more than 10 years, Portishead finds a new door into its future.


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