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Portico Quartet


PORTICO QUARTET, whose Jack Wyllie we last encountered in these pages at the end of last summer with his exhilarating Afro-ambient project, Paradise Cinema, reconvened at their East London base during lockdown, the events that swathe us necessarily informing the new music they began to fashion. The world we all suddenly precipitated into necessitated a …

Paradise Cinema, the self-titled project of Portico Quartet’s Jack Wyllie, sings of new Afro-ambient futures to immerse in. It’s vivacious, swathing and haunting

Portico - Endless

Portico Quartet have revealed a new track “Endless” ahead of their forthcoming album “Art in the Age of Automation”.  Minimal beats and industrial soundscapes gradually peal pack to reveal a warm sensuous soundscape.  The blend of live instrumentation and electronics combined with the industrial theme harks back to electronica pioneers such as Basil Kirchin, but …