Portico Quartet announce 10th Anniversary Edition of self-titled album

The third, self-titled, album from Portico Quartet was originally released in January 2012 and saw the band embracing new sonic territories.

This 10th anniversary re-release, on 10 June 2022, sees the album newly remastered for vinyl and cut across three sides (the fourth is an etching) by John Davis at Metropolis. There’s a choice of either black or colour vinyl, both with silver foiled sleeve designs and a 12-page 12” booklet of black and white photography from the recording period.

Also included in the vinyl formats is a hi-res download code for the full album and additional contemporaneous EP tracks, currently unavailable elsewhere.

The CD is a digipack, with a 12-page booklet of photography, housed in a foil printed O-card.

All formats come with a new artwork design by the band’s Duncan Bellamy.

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Portico Quartet - Laker Boo (Official Video)

The ‘Laker Boo’ video was filmed in 2012, but never used. It is seen here for the first time.

The album draws on the inspiration of electronica, ambient, classical and dance music as the band take their strange, beautiful, cinematic, future music to exciting new vistas where the inspiration of Burial, Mount Kimbie and Flying Lotus rubs shoulders with the textures of Arve Henriksen and Bon Iver and echoes of Steve Reich and Max Richter, all of which is underpinned by a shared joy in collective music making.

Produced by the band themselves and brilliantly engineered, originally, by Greg Freeman at the Fish Market studios and Real World, Portico Quartet’s eponymous third album is the sound of a band that refused to stand still. Full of mystery and drama, Portico Quartet takes the listener on an unparalleled journey that looked defiantly into the future.

Portico Quartet (10th Anniversary Edition) is out on CD & LP formats on 10th June 2022. The band are currently on tour in support of their new studio album Monument. A full list of dates are available here.

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    Portico Quartet

    Released 30 January 2012

    Drawing on the inspiration of electronica, ambient, classical and dance music Portico Quartet take their strange, beautiful, cinematic, future music to exciting new vistas and embracing new sonic territories. All underpinned by a shared joy in collective music making as the band push their inimitable music into the future.

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Main image: Portico Quartet. Photo credit: York Tillyer.

Published on Wed, 27 April 22

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