Portico Quartet preps new album

 

Portico Quartet

Manchester-based imprint Gondwana Records has announced the release of Portico Quartet’s debut album for the label, Art in the Age of Automation, out on August 25th.

After a brief spell as a three-piece, the band return rebooted as a quartet once again transmitting a technicolour journey through their unique world of jazz, electronica, minimalism and ambient sounds.

Lead cut “Endless” is a delicious slice of strikingly cinematic jazz that sees both a return to their mesmeric signature sound and fresh new sonic departures in their new music.

Stirring and quietly grand, “Endless” unfolds gently into a flurry of blissful strings, hangs, electronics, saxophones and percussion. Listen below.

 

Vinyl tracklisting:

Side 1
Endless
Objects To Place In A Tomb
RGB

Side 2
Art in the Age of Automation
S/2000S5
A Luminous Beam

Side 3
Beyond Dialogue
Rushing

Side 4
Current History
Mercury Eyes
Lines Glow

 

Art in the Age of Automation is out August 25th via Gondwana Records – pre-order from Bandcamp.

CF Smith

Write for Music Is My Sanctuary & Stereofox.

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