RIP John Barry

British composer and guitarist John Barry died yesterday in New York at age 77. He was best known for his title songs and scores for most of the James Bond movies, including the Sean Connery blueprints Goldfinger; From Russia with Love, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice and Diamonds are Forever.

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Portishead Promotes New Album, with Caveats

Portishead: Adrian Utley, Beth Gibbons and Geoff Barrow

Not coincidentally, Portishead recently sent a message to fans about their new recordings. In announcing their album, leader Geoff Barrow has told NME what not to expect from the band, and most of it aligns with the strict control over their image and music that has […]