1. Tricky Exposes 'Vulnerable' Side

    May 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. U.K. artist Tricky is one of the founding fathers of the early-1990s trip-hop scene. After providing raps and vocals for early Massive Attack albums ("Blue Lines" and "Protection"), he struck out on his own. Critics praised…

  2. Tricky Shows His 'Vulnerable' Side

    April 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ever evolving U.K.-based hip-hop/electronica artist Tricky has set a June 17 release date for his seventh studio album, "Vulnerable." The set will be released worldwide on the artist's own Brown Punk Ever evolving U.K.-based hip-hop/electronica artist Tricky has set a June 17…

  3. David Bowie To Curate U.K.'s Meltdown Fest

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST David Bowie has been selected as the curator for this year's edition of the U.K.'s two-week long arts festival Meltdown. Staged on London's South Bank at the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, David Bowie has been selected as the curator for this year's edition of…

  4. Tricky Continues Evolution On 'Blowback'

    June 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Unity makes you stronger -- you need that in this business," declares Adrian Thaws, aka Tricky. Empowered with that philosophy, the Bristol, England-bred artist banded together with musical comrades "Unity makes you stronger -- you need that in this business," declares…

  5. David Byrne Looks To Future With 'Eyeball'

    April 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT David Byrne admits that there are times when being "David Byrne, rock icon" can be a "total drag." David Byrne admits that there are times when being "David Byrne, rock icon" can be a "total drag." Exhaling as he glances out the window of his New York…

  6. King Britt 'Re-Members' The '80s

    March 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Four years after its release, King Britt Presents Sylk 130's debut, "When the Funk Hits The Fan" (Ovum/RuffHouse/Columbia), remains one of those musically solid discs that we find ourselves revisiting Four years after its release, King Britt Presents Sylk 130's debut, …