Its a trip-Hop morning
Lovage is a one-off project headed by Dan the Automator under his alias “Nathaniel Merriweather” (a persona he created for the project Handsome Boy Modeling School). The album is called Music To Make Love To Your Old Lady By, which was a collaboration with Mike Patton and Jennifer Charles (singer with Elysian Fields), who both provide vocals. -last.fm
Portishead is a band from Bristol, England, named after a small coastal town twelve miles west of said musical hotbed, in North Somerset. They were initially known for their use of jazz samples and some hip hop beats along with various synth sounds and the hauntingly beautiful vocals of singer Beth Gibbons.
The most widely-known Lamb hails from Manchester, England, and is commonly associated with the trip-hop genre during the 90s and 00s. They incorporated into their musical style a distinctive mixture of jazz, dubs, breaks, and drum ‘n’ bass with a strong vocal element…
And of course….
The pioneering force behind the rise of trip-hop, Massive Attack were among the most innovative and influential groups of their generation; their hypnotic sound — a darkly sensual and cinematic fusion of hip-hop rhythms, soulful melodies, dub grooves, and choice samples — set the pace for much of the dance music to emerge throughout the 1990s, paving the way for such acclaimed artists as Portishead, Sneaker Pimps, Morcheeba, UNKLE and Tricky, himself a Massive Attack alumnus.