Portico Quartet with Special Guest Cornelia (SOLD OUT)
Nov 2013 01

Portico Quartet with Special Guest Cornelia (SOLD OUT)

Village Underground

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Tickets: £17.50 Late Buyers

Times: 7pm-10pm

After selling out KOKO in early 2013 Portico Quartet are back on the London stage for another bout of jazz infused psychedelic electronica, playing brand new material, and featuring the very talented Cornelia. In turns soothing and electrifying, immerse yourself in the sounds of one of the UK’s most original bands.

Portico Quartet sound like nothing you ever heard before. The Mercury nominated East London based outfit’s unique music has expanded to embrace new sonic territories. Drawing on the inspiration of electronica, ambient, classical and dance music as they 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. But all underpinned by a shared joy in collective music making as the band push their inimitable music into the future.

Portico Quartet release their new double album Live / Remix in March 2013 on Real World Records. It is the sound of a band that refuses to stand still as they add new electronic inspiration to their trademark sound. But there are no shortcuts here, the music is played live, not pre-recorded, and the hard won collective empathy that is at the heart of their sound remains their primary touchstone. Full of mystery and drama Portico Quartet still take the listener on an unparalleled journey and live they pack a heavy punch as the band looks defiantly into the future.

This is a rare London appearance from an award-winning band whose live experience is never the same twice: we wait with anticipation to see where they will take us tonight!

7PM – 10PM

Line-up:

  • Portico Quartet with Special Guest Cornelia (on stage 9pm)
  • fLako (live)

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