This Week In The Voice: Portishead's Hip-Hop Roots, Northern-Spy's Grand Ambitions, And The Breakup Of R.E.M.
In this week's Village Voice, out now: Christopher R. Weingarten talks to Portishead's Geoff Barrow about his group's relationship with hip-hop in advance of this weekend's All Tomorrow's Parties I'll Be Your Mirror Festival and the band's shows next week; Jesse Jarnow examines the grandyet realisticambitions of the Brooklyn label Northern-Spy; and I talk about R.E.M.'s breakup, International Remember The Nineties Month, and the possible utility of nostalgia.
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