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Wednesday, 24 November 2010 10:58

Portishead Announces Mirror Shows for 2011Trip-hop electronic band Portishead has just announced that, together with All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP), it will curate the first UK "I'll Be Your Mirror" event in July 2011 at Alexandra Palace, London. Portishead also disclosed plans to play in Europe in June/July and in the US during September/October.

Acting as a sister event to ATP Festivals and named after the B-side to The Velvet Underground's original "All Tomorrow's Parties" 7" single, "I'll Be Your Mirror" will be a new series of artist curated music, film, and art events taking place in cities worldwide.

Portishead will headline both nights of the festival, during the weekend of July 23rd and 24th, with a different supporting line-up joining them each day.

At this point these are the only UK shows Portishead plan to play in 2011.

Portishead previously hosted the ATP "Nightmare before Christmas" party in 2007 when it also played live on both nights of the festival.

Portishead is a band from Bristol UK named after a small coastal town in North Somerset. The band was formed in 1991 by keyboardist Geoff Barrow and singer Beth Gibbons. Barrow had previously worked with Massive Attack and Tricky, who referred to him as “that bloke from Portishead.” He decided to name the band after his hometown.

Portishead was initially known for its use of jazz samples, hip-hop beats, and synth sounds, which combined with haunting vocals from Beth Gibbons. Portishead’s long awaited third album Third was released in April 2008, replacing the samples with a harder, more abrasive edge.

Portishead's single "Chase the Tear" is currently available from iTunes with all earnings going towards Amnesty International’s human rights work. "Chase the Tear" is a reference to a paper tear-style 'tear', and not a tear from an eye. The video can be viewed here .

Tickets cost £59 per day, with weekend tickets priced at £100. Tickets go on sale at ATP 9am Friday November 26th. Early bird tickets at reduced prices are available here.

Announced line-ups:

Saturday July 23rd

Portishead
MF Doom
Company Flow (original line-up - first UK show in 10 years)
The Books
Beak>
Factory Floor                                                  

Sunday July 24th

Portishead
Grinderman
Swans
Beach House
Anika
Liars

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 November 2010 12:52
 

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NEW YORK (Billboard) - Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan collapsed onstage Thursday night in Tampa, Fla., falling into his drummer's kit as the band performed its 1995 hard rock hit "Bullet with Butterfly Wings."

Almost immediately after falling, Corgan got back to his feet and continued playing. The lead singer and guitarist later commented on the incident on his Twitter page.

"For those that saw me fall last night during Bullet, that wasn't a stage move or clumsiness, that was me blacking out and wiping out," Corgan wrote. "I have no memory of falling against the drum riser and my guitar cabinet, but I can tell you I've got quite a good bruise + am moving slow."

The Smashing Pumpkins embarked on a summer club tour in early July; the trek continues Friday night in Knoxville, Tenn., and wraps August 28 at the Sunset Strip Music Festival in Los Angeles.

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