Realworld - LPRW194 - 180 Gram Vinyl - 884108001882
The double album features selected tracks from Live / Remix with an MP3 download code for all tracks on the original release.
Mastered by John Dent at Loud and on heavy-weight 180g black vinyl. Packaged in a single sleeve with specially-designed artwork unique to the LP by Duncan Bellamy.
With one foot in the conservatoire and one in the club on their last eponymous album...
...London jazz group Portico Quartet move further towards the latter with excellent remixes from SBTRKT and LV amongst others. But the accompanying live album also reveals more of the rhythmic cogs whirring beneath their scintillating soundscapes.
DJ Mag (UK)
Instrumental avant-jazzers move into electronica but hold onto their soul.
In the first instance, sax and their trademark hang set a mood of deliciously melancholy contemplation. The ...even the most synthesised moments here sound natural and unforced. They know exactly where they're going...
Q Magazine (UK)
There aren't a whole bunch of bands out there like Portico Quartet.
...the performance is staggering, the ambience and atmosphere touching and the musicianship impressive to say the least.
1. City Of Glass - Portico Quartet
2. Rubidium - Portico Quartet
1. Ruins - Portico Quartet
2. Steepless ft Cornelia - Portico Quartet
3. Clipper - Portico Quartet
1. Window Seat
2. Laker Boo
3. Dawn Patrol - Alt.Ending
1. Rubidium - Luke Abbott Remix
2. Window Seat - Will Ward Remix
3. Laker Boo - DVA's Hi:Emotions Mix
4. Line - SBTRKT Remix