Portishead — live stream of the new album

The much-anticipated new Portishead album, Third — the duo's first in more than a decade — is streaming here. So far, I've listened to a few tracks and am pretty stoked, which is a relief since I found their CurrentTV Portishead in Portishead premiere performance a bit dull and uninspired.

They've built upon the sound they perfected in the '90's; it's brooding and hypnotic, but heavier and more lively at the same time, and Beth Gibbons' voice is just as I remember, haunting and beautiful and capable of inducing goosebumps.

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