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We’re putting on a Portishead listening party in The Big Romance

We’re putting on a Portishead listening party in The Big Romance


Join Nialler9 and Andrea Cleary for the latest in the monthly series of listening parties.

The hosts of the Nialler9 Podcast (Niall Byrne and Andrea Cleary) in conjunction with The Big Romance present the Listen Closely series of listening parties, a night featuring a focus album from an artist we love on the last Wednesday of the month.

Listen Closely is a chance for the music heads, to appreciate a modern classic album on the Big Romance’s warm Toby Hatchett soundsystem with a chat about the record on the night.

This month:

Portishead – Dummy (1994)

The debut album from the Bristol trio of Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, and Adrian Utley, a trip-hop classic that paired hip-hop, jazz, and electronic with Beth Gibbons spine-tingling voice.

The winner of the 1995 Mercury Music Prize, Dummy features the singles ‘Sour Times’, ‘Glory Box’, and ‘Numb’, and is notable for it soulful turntable-sampling, melancholic film noir atmosphere. A modern classic indeed.

Tickets are limited to 40 for this intimate event.

Doors: 7pm.

Album playback and chat from 7.45pm

Previous Listen Closely events in the series:
Laurie Anderson – Big Science (1982)
Madvillain – Madvillainy (2004)
Four Tet – Rounds (2003)
Sufjan Stevens – Illinois (2005)

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