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Happy Birthday Beth Gibbons

Beth Gibbons, now 50, was born on the 4th January 1965 and is the singer/songwriter for the world famous trip-hop band Portishead. She and her long-time collaborator Geoff Barrow released the first Portishead album… 107 more words


Happy Birthday, Beth Gibbons

In the mid-nineties, during the nascent stage of Trip-Hop, two bands emerged within the genre as innovators: Massive Attack and Portishead, and neither band were strictly beholden to what would become the genre’s tropes. 145 more words


• Reviews in translation (Górecki-Gibbons)

Facebook friends will know that I posted last week about an unusual event at Warsaw’s Grand Theatre that was taking place on Saturday 29 November.  Here are my translations of two reviews that have since reached me (apologies for any linguistic infelicities).   1,850 more words

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