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Portico Quartet ~ Portico Quartet
Portico Quartet ~ Portico Quartet
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding, 11 Feb 2012
This is an outstanding record, one of the few that should be denoted a classic of the british music scene in the last few years. High praise indeed, given that I've only had it for a few days to absorb. It's pertinently the first record to prompt me to actually write a review about it on Amazon.

I cannot recommend this more highly, no matter what previous listening experience you have had. The musical innovation on the record is outstanding, particularly when you consider that this is a mostly performed record (see them perform material from this live and you'll understand what I mean, they have complete mastery of the raw materials). Anything that sounds even remotely similar to… Read more