Category Archives: Massive Attack

Massive Attack On Blackheath

A couple of months ago, I decided I was done with Massive Attack following their decision to ask the BBC not to broadcast any of their Glastonbury set. To quote a famous lyricist from Oxford, “For a minute there, I … Continue reading

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Launch and relaunch

Just a couple of public service announcements here… The first is that the list of exclusive products for Record Store Day 2012 is now available. And available here. I’m sure that precisely none of you will be shocked to hear … Continue reading

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Flashback: Massive Attack live at the Royal Festival Hall, June ’08

Feeling slightly disillusioned with the lack of variation in Massive Attack’s live set between the 100th Window album released in 2003 and the announcement that they would be curating 2008’s edition of Meltdown, we (me and Jo) decided not to bother getting … Continue reading

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Heaven Is… Where I End And You Begin

I make no apologies- as if I ever do- for the content of today’s blog. Today is the day that Jo and I celebrate the 7th anniversary of the beginning of our 21st century romance. Don’t worry though, I’m not … Continue reading

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Tricky vinyl dreams

The temptation, today, is to respond to the amount of shit flying the Arsenal board’s way for their “failure” to sign anyone so far this summer- Carl Jenkinson excepted. But as I’m playing football tonight- two games in a week, … Continue reading

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A list: My Top Ten Gigs

Right, what follows is going to be a totally subjective list of my all time favourite gigs. That’s as much of a introduction as you’re getting. 1) Tricky at the London Astoria- July 99. I’ve seen Tricky perform six times now. … Continue reading

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Mezzanine: Massive Attack

One of my favourite albums of all time is Massive Attack’s 1998 release, Mezzanine. Having got into the band courtesy of my mate Baxi and a taped copy of Blue Lines once he’d found out about my Tricky infatuation… “Got into the band”  is … Continue reading

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