Portishead (band)

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Portishead live at Wolverhampton Civic Hall in 2008
Background information
OriginBristol, England
GenresTrip-hop, Electronic, Experimental, Industrial, Krautrock, Folk rock, Acid house, Trip rock, Breakbeat, Rave, Acid jazz, Experimental rock, Electro, Hip hop, Jazz, Chill out, IDM
Years active1991–present
LabelsGo! Discs
MembersGeoff Barrow
Beth Gibbons
Adrian Utley
Websiteportishead. co. uk

Portishead (pronounced /pɔrtɪsˈhɛd/, with the stress on head) are an English musical group from Bristol. The band is named after the nearby town of the same name, 13 km (8 mi) west of Bristol.[1] Portishead is Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, and Adrian Utley, while sometimes using a fourth member Dave McDonald; an engineer on Dummy.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Portishead and Bristol on Google Maps
  2. The Rock Hard Times: Dave McDonald
  3. "A Portishead Fansite: Dave McDonald". Archived from the original on 2011-06-12. Retrieved 2010-12-18.