Massive Attack Meets Banksy

The ground-breaking UK band, Massive Attack, are re-issuing their classic album, Mezzanine on April 19th. Mezzanine, a Trip Hop and Dub mas...


I Got's To Know

My posts will primarily be about Music, particularly Downbeat & Dub, the Universe and of course, Baked Goods. Also, you can visit my website Lounge Productions, which features more than 300 Downbeat & Dub links; including radio stations, record labels and music resources, plus Passport Radio interviews & archived playlists! So, if you got's to know more about "Downtempo" music, check out Lounge Productions.

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Resistance Is Futile...

Norway's Xploding Plastix (Beatservice Records) have a new release out entitled, "Treated Timber Resists Rot". I was fortunate to receive this release in advance and have grown to love this disc over the past few months. The "NuJazz" outfit have produced a beautiful, fresh, and clever album. Reminiscent of the energy of early, early Cure. Pure madness!

Currently, the disc is only available as an import, but you can download their latest in it's entirety at Amazon or on iTunes! Also, if your unfamiliar with their music, check out their Discography.


2 'Heads' are better than 1...

Portishead topped many "Best Of 2008" lists with their long awaited release, Third. UK contemporaries, Radiohead pay tribute to Portishead with a cover of my favorite track from the album,"The Rip":

Thanks to Passport Radio for the link.

Also, Radiohead has just announced that Kraftwerk (minus co-founder Florian Schneider) will join their 2009 tour of Latin America, which begins in March.