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Portico Quartet - Portico Quartet

Portico Quartet’s third, self-titled album charts the band’s ever-expanding sonic horizons, melting together dub-step beats, electronic sparks, contemporary classical music and their trademark sound of eerie hang, ethereal sax, earthy bass and drums… read more

"Grooves and textures build into moody dreamscapes on which electronica mixes with the hypnotic churn of systems music. The foursome’s most involving album yet…" - The Times (UK)

"An endlessly absorbing third LP… Everything still sounds familiarly Portico Quartet, only fresh, forward-thinking and a little bit tougher." - BBC (UK)

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Various Artists - 30: Real World at WOMAD

A Special Edition 2-CD set celebrating 30 years of Real World artists at the WOMAD festival. Featuring The Blind Boys of Alabama, The Drummers of Burundi, Peter Gabriel, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Geoffrey Oryema, Papa Wemba, Portico Quartet, Spiro and many more… read more

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Mustt Mustt

This influential album has been unavailable for several years and is re-released as part of the Real World Gold series. The 1990 classic was the record that turned on many people to the voice of one of Real World’s most emblematic artists… read more

"A seminal album [that] completely changed the face of British music forever…" - Nitin Sawhney

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Published 15th Nov 2012, 11:30am »
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