Portmanteaux has completed its third CD and this is being mixed and will be mastered by keyboardist Steve Malkin. The CD is entitled “Between the Lines”. It contains 11 tunes, including two vocal tracks “Pretend” and “Crossing the Line”. Matthew Harding takes lead vocals on the tracks, both of which were penned by Steve Malkin. […]
Portmanteaux is playing at Tago Mago Bar on Sunday 22 December 2013 in a double bill with Mike Rudd’s Spectrum Trio. Portmanteaux will be playing 3.30 to 5.30pm and Mike Rudd’s Spectrum Trio will be playing from 5.30 to 7.30pm. This should be a fun gig!
In November Portmanteaux recorded in Pughouse Studios, Thornbury and laid down the basic tracks for five tunes. The five tunes include two vocal tracks entitled ‘Pretend’ and ‘Crossing the Line’ and three instrumentals entitled ‘Nightcap’, ‘Flibbertigibbet’ and ‘Slomo Murphy”. All five tracks were composed by Steve Malkin.
Greetings, Good Morning, Good Afternoon and Good Evening where ever you may be. We here in Portmanteaux are quite excited. We are recording a new CD 🙂 Portmanteaux are working on their third CD, which is as yet, untitled. There will be around 12 tracks, mostly instrumental but there will be at least 2 vocal […]
Post Welcome to our new website 🙂 Portmanteaux is a 5-piece Melbourne band. Our music is a grab-bag of funk, soul, rhythm & blues, Jazz, Latin, world and melodic rock music. We are largely an instrumental band with a handful of vocal songs thrown in. Classic guitar and Hammond organ melody leads and improvisations played […]