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Portasound fuse soaring melodies, driving rhythms and wonky riffs to create genre defying instrumental electronic. Their highly charged live performances take you on a sonic journey with every unexpected twist moving the room from to psychedelic wash to dance-floor filler. Unafraid to mix up their sound, fans of Holy Fuck, Three Trapped Tigers, Fuck Buttons and Metronomy are in for a treat.


As a 3 piece they were championed across the country by John Kennedy, Rob da Bank, Tom Robinson and Huw Stephens who, after hearing their remix of Late of the Pier, invited them to Maida Vale for an exclusive BBC Radio 1 Introducing session. Gathering blog hype from their singles and love for their live shows they were soon playing the length of country and beyond. From London’s club scene to a host of festivals including Secret Garden Party, SWN, Sheffield Tramlines and Standon Calling and across Europe from gigs in Paris to an Italian tour.
With 2 years of gigs sharing the bill with bands like Metronomy, The XX, Friendly Fires, Three Trapped Tigers and Two Door Cinema Club, the band were ready to consolidate their successes and refocus their energies.
At the end of 2010 three became five as Portasound welcomed two new band members. Thom ‘House’ Ellinas, multi-instrumentalist and Graham Gaffney.

The band are in the studio until 2012.

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  • madmatt52

    haha i can't believe i'm a top listener...but messerschmitt is an awesome awesome song, that guitar is infectious :)

    29 Apr 2011 Reply
  • stuartscaper

    see ya soon ! X X X

    5 Apr 2011 Reply
  • gabma

    Love it. They are amazing live, catch them if you get the chance

    16 Sep 2009 Reply
  • Wemmy Anybody? For fans of Portasound...and forums JOIN ;)

    15 Jul 2009 Reply
  • jamesdow

    Portasound '4 Minute warning' Remix Competition - Winning remix goes up on our Myspace! Parts here - http://www.[spam]

    2 Jun 2009 Reply
  • jamesdow

    Our new track is our on Huw Stephens new compilation, yay Get '4 Mintue Warning' now!

    1 Jun 2009 Reply
  • Wemmy

    I'm a tooop Listeneeer

    16 May 2009 Reply
  • devilbond

    When is your new record/ep out guys, and from where?

    15 May 2009 Reply
  • hello_trouble

    check out Portasound's new track '4 Minute Warning' live at Cargo on 17th April here!

    27 Apr 2009 Reply
  • campbieil

    Great songs great concert yesterday @Proud. I want more!

    22 Mar 2009 Reply
  • jamesdow

    thanks one and all xxx

    18 Mar 2009 Reply
  • htzorn

    You sound really great. Heard you on HuwIntro (guess it was "The Wrong Parade") and it really impressed me!!

    11 Feb 2009 Reply
  • ukrainian_brave

    The Terpsichore of Vegedward Sentengo has to be one of the most brilliant songs I've ever heard.

    15 Dec 2008 Reply
  • jamesdow

    More new music NAN The title of our new track and the name of a great person! Go on Nan. She made us toast, bought us sausage rolls and now she is immortalised in MP3 format. Weird. We hope you like it as much as we do. Its actually based on a track which was written a while ago but has resurfaced its head in a slightly new form. The percussion is a slight holiday from the usual stuff with some more glitchy sounds and choppy arrangement. I think the real thought behind this is tranquil peace and nordic calm. Seeing some images of Norway this morning in my local cafe made me want to go there immediatley. And i hope i will.... Anyways i digress. Hope you like the track. We would love to here your feedback, comments or random chatterings, which reminds me that we are starting a general music blog this weekend so we can post all our favourite bits and bobs from the world of sonica. Have fun today x

    5 Dec 2008 Reply
  • littlehello

    make mine a half...banana...of course!)

    1 Oct 2008 Reply
  • jamesdow

    PRE ORDUURRR OUR SINGLE NOW! On Filthy Few at PureGroove Records! http://www. puregroove. co. uk/itemview. aspx?item=472 Good day to you all! It's been a long time, been been a long time since we left you without a Portasound single to step to, Step true, add to cart and pre-order new. Freak, Freaky. Anyway, rhymes aside the time has come. Our single is finally on its way so you can pre-order it over at Pure Groove and they will bloody well send it your way on the 29th of Sep. Now that's what i call service! In other news, Michael has a brand new Juno 70 to play with and luke and i have taken up climbing. Its jus' walls n shit, its aiight. Single launch party also coming up very soon so watch some space... Thankenstein from Portasound x

    11 Sep 2008 Reply
  • lukestenzhorn

    yeah man, i like saw these guys down at the macbeth and thet were like sooo cool

    3 Mar 2008 Reply

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