For most of his periodically illustrious career, Tricky’s music has been the stuff of smoke-filled rooms and post-club paranoia. ‘Adrian Thaws’ however, is billed as a club/hip-hop album, which makes…

Nearly 20 years after auxiliary Massive Attack vocalist Tricky released his first solo single, ‘Aftermath’, little in his discography has surpassed it. Perhaps in recognition of both the anniversary and…

He’s a [b]Knowle West[/b] boy when it suits, but [a]Tricky[/a]’s always been a global village citizen. His internal conflicts resulted in paranoid miasmas on an impending Y2K for 1996’s [b]‘Pre-Millennium…

Outside Tricky’s Shockwaves NME Awards gig, there’s a pair of city-hippies wearing all kinds of offending wool and smoking what your mother has never used in a herb salad. Inside,…

Trust Tricky to turn an innocent, saccharine pop number about dancing in the disco by Kylie into a sleazy-electro track bordering on the filthy. Honestly, this wouldn’t be out of…

The cycle of musical fashion is vicious. For years, prog was the laughing stock of the rock family, then The Mars Volta and Mystery Jets came along and suddenly you…

TRICKY CHOICES!

The CD features "a mixture of stuff" close to the heart of the trip-hopper...

THE RUFF STUFF!

'Tricky, A Ruff Guide To...' contains 17 of the maverick's greatest moments...