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365 Days of Album Recommendations - June 5

Beth Gibbons – Out of Season

Honestly, not a week goes by where I don’t both marvel and lament at the fact that so few people seem aware of this album. 345 more words

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Portishead Plays "Glory Box"

Listen to this track by scene-solidifying Bristolian trip-hop trio Portishead. It’s “Glory Box”, the closing track to their Mercury Prize-winning 1994 album Dummy. That release set the music press alight with praise even before the band cinched the prize, of course. 765 more words


Portishead's SOS

In today’s “The cover is better that the original”, we chose Portishead’s SOS. The original song is by ABBA.

Why it’s better: We all know that the Swedish group is an iconic pop phenomenon with a lot of catchy and emotional pop songs. 112 more words