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‘Brand New You’re Retro’: Tricky as Engpop dissident

Mad Dogs and Englishness : Popular Music and English Identities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...What’s mad about trying to push the boundaries? I think it’s mad trying to sound like the Beatles again and again. Tricky quoted in Touch magazine, 1996.[The Union Flag] means nothing to me at all. … I find it quite gross actually. Quite...

Massive Attack’s Blue Lines

Ian Bourland

Ian Bourland is Assistant Professor of Art History at Georgetown University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

33 1/3 Books

...In 1991, a loose-knit collective released a record called Blue Lines under the name Massive Attack, splicing together American hip-hop and soul with the sounds of the British underground. With its marauding bass lines, angular guitars...

Trip Hop

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Trip hop is a downbeat electronic music genre that originated in the UK in the early 1990s. Conflating hip-hop with a ‘trippy’ psychedelic sensibility, the term was coined by the UK music press (Hesmondhalgh and Melville 2001, 102...