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Portico Quartet

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A band perform on stage with a setup including effects pedals and synthesisers

Since their 2007 breakthrough album ‘Knee-Deep in the North Sea’ Portico Quartet have made an indelible mark with their expansive cinematic arrangements.

With an intricately considered sound that encompasses elements of jazz, ambient music, electronica and minimalism they “stake claims to territory occupied by Radiohead, Cinematic Orchestra and Efterklang” (Guardian).

The Mercury Prize-nominated group’s latest release ‘Terrain’ is a three-part suite inspired by American minimalism and pioneering Japanese composer Midori Takada. ‘Terrain’ sees them “lean into the minimalist and ambient textures that have lurked beneath the surface of much of their work for some time” (Loud and Quiet).

Presented by Bristol Beacon

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Age: 14+ (Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult)

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“Portico Quartet stake claims to territory occupied by Radiohead, Cinematic Orchestra and Efterklang”

The Guardian

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muva of Earth

muva of Earth is an alternative jazz singer and ascending soulstress from the tribe ‘Crown of Ọṣun’ in Yorubaland, Nigeria. Born and raised in London and growing up in both London & Kent under the influence of Amy Winehouse and Beyoncé. By connecting to her Yoruba roots, muva of Earth’s music explores the complexities of identity, the self and human connections over a bed of afro-futuristic rhythms and atmospheric horns.

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