1. Portico Quartet discography and songs: Music profile for Portico Quartet, formed Genres: Nu Jazz, Downtempo, ECM Style Jazz. Albums include Isla, Portico Quartet, and Knee-Deep in .
  2. Nov 28,  · referencing Portico Quartet, CD, Album, CDRW Very good release. Would make a fantastic EP using tracks 1,2,3,4,5 & 8; making more of a focused, experimental statement/5().
  3. Much like that Norwegian ensemble’s last effort, Portico Quartet (the album) is a mazy, fluid, ethereal suite of chamber jazz to get properly lost in.
  4. Portico Quartet Recorded with the remains of their student grants, Portico Quartet’s first album and saw them transition from busking on the South Bank in London to being nominated for the Mercury Music Prize. Remixed by John Leckie and re-released by Real World Records in .
  5. Background. Portico Quartet is Portico Quartet’s third studio album. The album saw a notable development in style, incorporating significant use of electronics and looping compared to the acoustic sound of their first two albums Knee-Deep in the North Sea and Isla.. The group had already been exploring use of electronics, live samples and looping when touring their second album Isla in
  6. Isla by Portico Quartet, released 19 October 1. Paper Scissors Stone 2. The Visitor 3. Dawn Patrol 4. Line 5. Life Mask (Interlude) 6. Clipper 7. Life Mask 8. .
  7. Portico Quartet, an Album by Portico Quartet. Released 30 January on Real World (catalog no. CDRW; CD). Genres: Nu Jazz, Downtempo. Featured peformers: Jack Wyllie (electronics, piano, saxophone, synthesizer), Duncan Bellamy (drums, electronics, vocals), Milo Fitzpatrick (double bass, electronics), Keir Vine (Hang, synthesizer), Greg Freeman (recording engineer, aka_text mixer role_id.
  8. Since , the Portico Quartet has created a singular, cinematic sound that melds jazz, electronica, ambient music, and minimalism. At the lead edge of South London's nu-jazz movement, theiur debut album 's Knee Deep in the North Sea was shortlisted for a Mercury Prize. Subsequent outings included albums for Peter Gabriel's Real World Records.

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