Massive Attack | Come Near Me (Video)

Massive Attack released an eerie but cool video for one of their latest tracks “Come Near Me” featuring Ghostpoet. This tense video, written and directed by Ed Morris, shows a man walking one step forward and a woman walking one back, staying equidistant throughout different locales. The song and video are a follow up to a four-track EP released back…

Massive Attack | Take It There (Video)

Massive Attack and Tricky. Two things that go together better than bread and butter. Massive Attack announced it’s releasing it’s first new music since 2010’s Heligoland. The new EP is called Ritual Spirit, which will feature four tracks and collaborations with Young Fathers, Roots Manuva, Azekel and Tricky. The latter can be heard singing on…

Massive Attack, Etc. | Crystalised (The xx)

Admittedly, I’ve been a bit disappointed with some of the early tracks I’ve heard off the new The xx album, “Coexist”, due out Sept. 10 via Young Turks. But surely, anything following the band’s stellar self-titled 2009 debut was going to feel like a bit of a drag. But before the official release, we have…

MASSIVE ATTACK | Demo

One half of the Massive Attack duo, Robert “3D” Del Naja posted a track on soundcloud simply labeled “3D & VERMONA DEMO”. Obviously, it sounds like a sinister Massive Attack track, and it’s good even in its suggested ‘demo’ state, opening with one of those run-on rapped Del Naja verses. My favorite is that line,…

MASSIVE ATTACK/BURIAL | 12-inch

Massive Attack announced yesterday on their official facebook site that it had a nice surprise coming up. Well, it didn’t take long to put the rumors to rest. Yes, Massive Attack and Burial collaborated on a two-track 12-inch featuring a 12-minute reworking of “Paradise Circus” from 2010’s “Heligoland”, and a new song 12-minute cut called,…

UNIFIED FIELD THEORY | Massive Attack

WELCOME TO HELIGOLAND: Trip-hop’s biggest studs, Massive Attack, are back with their first LP in seven years, “Heligoland” — named for an island situated in the North Sea. The island is known for being a bomb-testing ground for the British Royal Navy after World War II. “Heligoland” (release date Feb. 9, 2010) feels like the…