1. The Baffling (and Slightly Insane) World Of Streaming Payments, Explained

    April 16, 2015 4:58 PM EDT Every time an artist publicly complains about how much money they are making from streaming, the blogosphere goes berserk and I know as sure as God made little green apples, a Billboard editor is going to ask me to analyze it. The latest to do so is Geoff Barrow from  Portishead . Here is his…

  2. Portishead's Geoff Barrow Says He Earned Just $2,500 from 34 Million Streams

    April 16, 2015 4:21 AM EDT Portishead’s Geoff Barrow has revealed he earned just $2,500 from 34 million streams of his music.  The British took to his Twitter account to blast Apple, YouTube, Spotify and “especially” his label Universal Music for “selling our music so cheaply.” Barrow added that the sum was a "…

  3. Portishead's Geoff Barrow Accuses Phantogram of Drumbeat Theft

    September 10, 2014 8:51 PM EDT Portishead drummer Geoff Barrows has accused Phantogram of stealing one of his beats on the electro-pop duo's 2010 song "When I'm Small."  Barrows confronted the band Friday, writing "Just wondering why I'm playing the drums on one of your tracks? Any thoughts?…

  4. Portishead, Jeff Mangum, Public Enemy Highlight ATP Music Fest

    October 04, 2011 11:30 AM EDT The fourth edition of All Tomorrow's Parties' annual East Coast music festival was one big greeting from Asbury Park. After three years of setting up shop on the charmingly dilapidated grounds of Kutsher's Country Club in New York's Castskills area, ATP's 2011 "I…

  5. Portishead Names, Sets Date For New Album

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST Portishead will release its new album, christened "Third," on April 14 internationally via Island (U.S. details are pending). The 11-track set will be the British trip-hop act's first studio release s Portishead will release its new album, christened "Third," on April…

  6. Billboard Bits: Portishead, Toby Lightman, Modest Mouse

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Portishead, Toby Lightman, Modest Mouse The glacial pace of Portishead's third album appears to be moving a bit quicker. Group member Geoff Barrow wrote last week on the group's Myspace.com page that its new tracks "are in a right mess but sounding like [an] album for…

  7. Billboard Bits: The Coral, Rob Thomas, Shelby Lynne

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on The Coral, Rob Thomas, Shelby Lynne U.K. rock act the Coral will release its fourth album, "The Invisible Invasion," Aug. 30 in North America via Deltasonic/Columbia. The set was produced by Portishead's Adrian Utley and Geoff Barrow and will arrive May 23…

  8. Billboard Bits: Portishead, Feeder, Tesla

    January 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on the new Portishead album, the new Feeder single, and Tesla's tour dates. British trance/dance proponents Portishead will record their next Go Beat/London album in Sydney. Band member Geoff Barrow has been in Australia for some months already, DJing under various aliases. Barrow…