2 items by Elisabeth Vincentelli

  • Portishead

    Portishead | ALBUM REVIEW

    Portishead's mix of '60s soundtrack music, hip-hop beats, dub and detached female vocals became an instant reference point when their first album, Dummy, came out, in 1994. Three years later, with the very first notes of Portishead,...

    October 14, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • If You're Feeling Sinister

    If You're Feeling Sinister | ALBUM REVIEW

    Belle and Sebastian are a seven-member ensemble from Glasgow, Scotland, that create elaborate yarns backed by equally elaborate arrangements. If You're Feeling Sinister, their lush, strings-and-piano-driven second album, stands in stark contrast to much contemporary pop for...

    June 24, 1997 12:00 AM ET