Posts tagged Portico Quartet

V/A – Gilles Peterson presents: Worldwide – A Celebration Of His Syndicated Radio Show

With 10 years under his BBC DJing belt, what better time to have “A celebration of his syndicated Radio Show” on 2 CDs?

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Hidden Orchestra – Night Walks

Based in Edinburgh, it’s about time that the Hidden Orchestra revelled themselves and their debut album is certainly a revelation that’s already caught the attention music insiders; another big album from the terrific Tru-Thoughts label.

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Nguyen Le – Saiyuki

When worlds collide sometimes you get something unusually magical. And guess what? Saiyuki is such magic.

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Portico Quartet – Isla

There debut album was Mercury-nominated so for a jazz band’s follow-up, Isla has been getting much attention for your more popular press; and even better than that, it’s fantastic!

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Tim Garland feat. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Libra

Tim’s Lighthouse Trio is augmented by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Libra where jazz meets classical and classical meets jazz

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Big Chill – Eastnor, Herefordshire, 1 – 3 August ’08 (Review Part 1)

Big acts. Big venue. Big crowds. Big fun. Big love. Really Big Chill could not have been much better this year. Hectic does the leg work with his two part review

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Portico Quartet – Knee-Deep In The North Sea

Rumour has it that Gilles Peterson was very keen on signing the Portico Quartet to his label and it’s easy to see why on the strength of their debut album.

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Acoustic Ladyland / John Peel Day – Poole, Dorset

It’s that time of year again when we celebrate the great John Peel and this year, it’s off to Poole to see the brilliant punk-jazz of Electric Ladyland

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