Massive Attack - No Protection
NME.COM feature on Massive Attack - No Protection album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 28 August 2006
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- Radiation Ruling The Nation (Protection)
- Bumper Ball Dub (Karmacoma)
- Trinity Dub (Three)
- Cool Monsoon (Weather Storm)
- Eternal Feedback (Sly)
- Moving Dub (Better Things)
- I Spy (Spying Glass)
- Backward Sucking (Heat Miser)
A host of special guests on duo's comeback can't hide an identity crisis
- Feb 8, 2010
Meltdown, Royal Festival Hall. London London (June 14)
- Jul 2, 2008
Defiant trip-hop veterans stare down misfortune
- Apr 8, 2003
The North Carolina event will celebrate the life and legacy of Robert Moog
Grace Jones and Empire Of The Sun also take to the stage at Polish event
Massive Attack's hometown comes up trumps
Massive Attack - No Protection: Wikipedia Album Entry
No Protection is the name of a dub remix of Massive Attack's second album Protection. The remix was done by the British dub producer Mad Professor. Mad Professor was contacted by Massive Attack after "Protection" was released to remix a song for a single. After the single was remixed, the band asked Mad Professor to listen to more of the album to explore the possibility of further remixes. The project then became a track by track remix of the entire album. Mad Professor heavily edited the original material to form a slow, pulsating mix in which the beat is emphasized, reverb is extensively used and the occasional vocals (many of the tracks are almost entirely instrumental) fade in-and-out in typical dub fashion, making a hypnotic, if slightly repetitive, mix. The result is arguably more textured than the original, but loses any sense of the jazzy feel of "Protection."
"Radiation Ruling the Nation" (based on "Protection") – 8:35
"Bumper Ball Dub" (based on "Karmacoma") – 5:59
"Trinity Dub" (based on "Three") – 4:22
"Cool Monsoon" (based on "Weather Storm") – 7:10
"Eternal Feedback" (based on "Sly") – 6:26
"Moving Dub" (based on "Better Things") – 5:57
"I Spy" (based on "Spying Glass") – 5:07
"Backward Sucking" (based on "Heat Miser") – 6:17
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