Portishead dummy

‘Dummy’: Portishead’s fusion of beat-driven grit

A look back at the band’s 1994 masterpiece of a debut

history of industrial music best tracks

A History of Industrial Music in 45 Songs

A 45-song trip through music at its most extreme.

10 Essential Bristol Albums

Ten must-listen recordings from the UK hub, best known for its trip-hop exports.

Beth Gibbons new album

Portishead’s Beth Gibbons announces solo album

Watch a trailer for Gibbons’ new album with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.

The 30 Best Bands of the Past 30 Years

We surveyed music since 1988 to determine the best groups in the game.

Oasis Live forever 1995

1995: The year Oasis made us want to live forever

Alt-rock had a flirtation with immortality after a year mourning one of its most crushing losses.

UK artists express disappointment with Brexit vote

Yesterday, the UK voted to separate from the European Union, and a lot of British…

Late Night Albums

10 Essential Late Night Albums

Albums for the wee small hours.

10 Essential Comeback Albums

A survey of some much-heralded returns from 1984 to the present.

1994: The Year that Beats Broke

1994: The Year That Beats Broke

A look back at 1994’s electronic music, and how it was a watershed year for beats, BPMS, synths, samplers and turntables.


Portishead, Interpol to headline ATP Iceland 2014

First time performing in Iceland for both bands.

Massive Attack

10 Essential Trip-Hop Albums

A lineup of some beat-driven, atmospheric classics.

Glastonbury 2013

Rolling Stones, Nick Cave, Portishead to play Glastonbury

Elvis Costello, Phoenix and Chic also performing.

This Heat at their eeriest.

10 Nightmare Soundtracks

An extra-spooky Halloween top 10.

Best Mercury Prize winners

The 10 Best Mercury Prize Winners

Our favorite victors of the UK’s annual musical honors.

The Top 50 Albums of 2008

The Top 50 Albums of 2008

Fifty albums that rocked Treble this year.

The Top 50 Albums of 2008

The Top 50 Songs of 2008

Treble’s best songs of the year, from Los Campesinos! to Lupe Fiasco and then some.