X-Port is the new album release of System 7...
... - the dance music project of Steve Hillage and Miquette Giraudy, presenting a unique combination of techno and trance beats and live musicianship, and which has had a strong influence on the development of psychedelic ambient and electronica. X-Port is the first full System 7 studio album release since UP in 2011.
On October 16th 2015 A-Wave Records will simultaneously release the full power System 7 X-Port album and the more chilled Mirror System album titled N-Port. This ambitious release plan celebrates the 21 year anniversary of System 7's seminal Fire and Water dual albums, and presents the full range of Hillage and Giraudy's work in the field of electronica.
X-Port by System 7 features collaborations with Alex Paterson (of The Orb), Japanese band Rovo, with whom System 7 released the collaborative album Phoenix Rising in 2013, and James Monro - and also System 7 remix of Rovo's track 'Batis'.
The cover artwork for the N-Port / X-Port Project features the Vesica Piscis geometrical motif of two interlinked circles, which featured of some of Steve Hillage's psychedelic rock albums from his pre-System 7 days.
X-Port presents a powerful and energized expression of the live dancefloor energy of System 7, lifting listeners up to special place and holding them there. Released on Friday October 16th ' CD and digital.