Massive Attack Similar Artists

Tricky - 100% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Adrian Thaws, 27 January 1968, Knowle West, Bristol, England. One of the leading exponents of the trip-hop genre, Tricky began his musical career in the late 80s as a member of an informal crew of MCs, DJs and singers based in Bristol and known as the Wild Bunch. This collective eventually mutated into the pioneering Massive Attack, with Tricky contributing guest raps to  Read more

Portishead - 93% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Named after the sleepy port on the south-west coast of England where Geoff Barrow (9 December 1971, Walton in Gordano, Somerset, England) spent his teens. His intentions in forming the band were simple: ‘I just wanted to make interesting music, proper songs with a proper life span and a decent place in people’s record collections.’ Barrow started out as a tape Read more

Unkle - 89% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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U.N.K.L.E. is the recording name originally employed by James Lavelle (1974, Oxford, England) of leading UK hip-hop label, Mo’ Wax Records, and American turntablist DJ Shadow (b. Josh Davis, 1 January 1973, Hayward, California, USA). Their Psyence Fiction set was released amid a blaze of hype and publicity in September 1998, debuting at number 4 on the UK album chart an Read more

Morcheeba - 54% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Morcheeba, popularly known as the ‘trigger hippie’ UK trip-hop combo, was formed by Paul Godfrey, Ross Godfrey and Skye Edwards (Shirley Klarisse Yonavive Edwards, May 1974, London, England). The Godfrey brothers began working from their home town of Hythe, Kent, around the early 90s, drawing on a number of influences including 30s blues and hip-hop. This fusion re Read more

Sneaker Pimps - 50% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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One of the most unusual and potentially exciting bands to emerge out of the alternative rock milieu of the mid-90s, the Sneaker Pimps were immediately signed up by One Little Indian Records in the UK, a contract with Virgin Records in the USA being brokered shortly thereafter. The band’s elegant fusion of dance music, indie and electronic sounds is dependent on the collabo Read more

Air - 48% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Bonobo - 47% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Simon Green, England. An acclaimed maker of ‘intricate, subtle mood music’, according to his label Ninja Tune Records, Green became interested in music as a teenager, copying the music from television adverts and programmes. While at art college in Brighton, Sussex, Green began to construct some of the music that would form Bonobo’s initial output (he took his Read more

DJ Shadow - 44% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Urban & Rap
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Thievery Corporation - 44% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Rob Garza was already recording under the name Thievery Corporation when he met Eric Hilton in 1995. Hilton had a profound effect on the act’s output, channelling Garza’s predilection for fast breakbeats into a more understated, down-tempo sound and bringing acclaim from both sides of the Atlantic. Combining dub, lounge, jazz, hip-hop and Latin ingredients, their init Read more

Nightmares On Wax - 36% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Based in Leeds, England, Nightmares On Wax began as a duo of George Evelyn (DJ EASE) and Kevin Harper. In the early 80s, Evelyn spent time breakdancing with the Soul City Rockers, alongside future members of Unique 3, and as Nightmares On Wax he began DJing with Harper at parties and then clubs in the mid-80s. At they same time they recorded three tracks, ‘Let It Roll’ Read more

Goldfrapp - 34% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Alison Elizabeth Goldfrap, 13 May 1966, Enfield, Middlesex, England. While studying for a degree in Fine Art at Middlesex University in the early 90s, Goldfrapp found her vocation in music and provided vocals on Maxinquaye, the award-winning 1995 debut of the UK trip-hop artist, Tricky. She also toured with him and worked with another acclaimed UK dance music act, Orbital be Read more

Underworld - 34% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Based in Romford, Essex, England, Underworld arose from the ashes of indie pop band Freur in the late 80s. The original line-up featured Karl Hyde (10 May 1957, Worcester, Worcestershire, England; guitar/vocals), Rick Smith (b. Richard Smith, 25 May 1959, Ammanford, Wales; keyboards), Baz Allen (keyboards), Alfie Thomas (guitar) and Bryn Burrows (drums). Their debut album as Read more

Zero 7 - 34% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Described by some commentators as the UK’s answer to the French lounge-synth band, Air, Zero 7 comprises Henry Binns and Sam Hardaker. Friends from their childhood in north London, they both studied sound engineering, despite differing musical preferences that encompassed soul, jazz, classical and hip-hop. After college, they both worked at Mickie Most’s RAK Records s Read more

Amon Tobin - 33% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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7 February 1972, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Tobin visited Europe as a child and returned to the UK in his teens when he developed a passion for hip-hop, blues and jazz, including the music of Grandmaster Flash, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Eddie Palmieri and Thelonious Monk. When he was 17 he began experimenting with his own sounds with a sequencer and a ‘horrible little Casio Read more

Alpha - 32% match to Massive Attack

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Alpha is the Bristol, UK-based partnership of Corin Dingley and Andy Jenks. Signed to Massive Attack’s label, Melankolic, they share their fellow Bristolians’ Portishead’s passion for atmospheric obscure film soundtracks and emotive singers, such as Jacques Brel and Scott Walker. Other interests that manifest themselves in their music are traditional US songwrite Read more


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