Tag Archives: Massive Attack

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21/3/16 – Massive Attack / Azekel And The Really Really Important Kate Moss – Ritual Spirit EP – 2016

On return from Anekdoten’s Norwegian and Swedish complex, moody hop, I see there’s another Massive Attack video from the Ritual Spirit EP. This time the star collaborator is the pleasant voiced Azkel and the star of the video looks very much like Kate Moss. Unfortunately  Robert “3D” Del Naja’s idea of (fake quotation marks) “We’ll get Kate Moss, […]

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29/2/16 – Massive Attack/ Young Fathers – Voodoo In My Blood – 2016

Massive Attack release the second video from their latest Ritual Spirit EP, starring the remarkable Rosamund Pike and directed by Wingan Ledwidge. The track is a collaboration with Edinburgh based, Mercury Music Prize winners from 2014, Young Fathers and is accompanied by a rather disturbing urban, sci-fi video that evokes violence with sound effects, modern […]

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4/2/16 – Massive Attack Featuring Tricky – Take It There – Video/ Ritual Spirit EP – 2016

Massive Attack released a digital version of the Ritual Spirit EP on the 28th January to coincide with British dates that will continue into Europe in February. The EP features collaborations with London rapper Roots Manuva, UK singer Azekel, Scottish 2014 Mercury Music Prize winners, Young Fathers and heralds the return of former collaborator, Tricky on Take […]

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24/12/15 – Massive Attack – Protection – 1994

Protection was Massive Attack’s second album after the critically acclaimed Blue Lines and its much heralded second single Unfinished Sympathy, a collaboration with writer/vocalist Shara Nelson. Nelson left Massive Attack after the first album and the band recruited Everything But The Girl singer Tracy Thorn as a guest. Thorn had formed EBTG with her partner […]

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17/1/15 – Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy – 1991

Dispensing with their real names Massive Attack were formed in 1988 by 3D, Daddy G and Mushroom. Their debut album, Blue Lines is considered to be the first Trip Hop album, it spawned three singles, the second Unfinished Sympathy released in 1991 has become a classic in its genre. In the early days Neneh Cherry and […]

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6/11/14 – Portishead – Dummy – 20th Anniversary Reissue – 2014/ Glorybox – 1994

In case you missed it and only bought it on CD in the nineties, Portishead released a 20th anniversary vinyl reissue of their landmark album in August this year (the first thousand copies on blue vinyl). One of the great albums of the nineties and a Trip Hop masterpiece, putting Bristol firmly on the map as […]