“Portico Quartet stake claims to territory occupied by Radiohead, Cinematic Orchestra and Efterklang”. ***** The Guardian
Mercury Prize-nominated Portico Quartet (Gondwana Records) send out echoes of jazz, electronica, ambient music and minimalism.
The group created their own singular, cinematic sound over the course of four studio albums, including the band’s 2007 breakthrough Jazz Album of the Year ‘Knee-Deep in the North Sea’.
Expect mesmeric new music that draws both on their luminous past while pushing their trademark sound into exciting new pastures. The new album ‘Memory Streams’ released on Gondwana Records was awarded a 4* review in the Standard