Which musician can get their fingers into the most musical pies?
After a decade of near-silence, Portishead's Geoff Barrow's suddenly become hugely prolific over the last five years or so, and he's also proven pleasantly versatile. He has a new record out this week, and he spoke with us about it.
With another similarly multi-talented musical polymath also releasing a record this week—Damon Albarn of Blur and The Gorillaz, whose soundtrack album for opera Dr Dee dropped on Monday—we thought we'd have a look at some of our other favorite similarly versatile composers.
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