Portishead | Artist

Portishead | Artist

Tags: Era_1990s, Gender_Combo, Genre_Electronic, Genre_Indie, Origin_UK, Type_Artist

Portishead is an English band formed 1991 in Bristol by Beth Gibbons, Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley. Dave McDonald, their engineer, is regarded as a fourth band member, because of the exquisite engineering and production that characterises their sound. Portishead is considered one of the pioneers of trip-hop music and the band is named after a seaside town near Bristol. Their first album release Dummy is a masterpiece and the other two studio albums: Portishead and Third, are also superb, as is the live album Roseland NYC Live. Gibbons and Barrow have both released solo works, and Utley heads Adrian Utley's Guitar Orchestra.

Artist Website: portishead.co.uk

Featured Albums: Portishead

Related Artists: Beth Gibbons

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