Portishead talks smack about trendy producer Mark Ronson

Posted August 9th, 2007 by eric

Seemingly out of nowhere, Portishead’s Geoff Barrow took a swipe at Lily Allen producer Mark Ronson on his band’s Myspace blog a few days ago:

“First off Mark fukin Ronson. I think it takes amazing talent to turn decent songs into shit funky supermarket muzak. I also heard he’s remixing Dylan…some music industry tit thinks it needs remixing. You would think he would have the respect to say no to the job, obviously not. What’s the bets on Bob Marley and Nirvana next!!”

The weird thing is, his blog would have been newsworthy without the shit-talking, given that he announced mixing for Portishead’s first studio album in a decade is only a week away.

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  • 1 Mark Ronson responds to Portishead dis // Aug 21, 2007 at 11:18 pm

    […] been so catty lately. In all fairness Portishead’s Geoff Barrow took the first shot, completely unprovoked. And now producer Mark Ronson has responded in kind, albeit somewhat more […]