Tee-shirts, posters, CDs and vinyls are all available from our store.

News
  • 8th December 2014 - Writing update (again)

    We are still writing and recording, we promise. x

  • 13th April 2014 - Writing update

    We're currently still hard at work writing our next record. There's a lot of material that we've been refining and editing over the past few months and we're getting close to having finished demo versions of the final tracks. We'll keep you all up to date. x

  • 08th September 2013 - ArcTanGent thanks & Enablers support

    We had an amazing time at the first ever ArcTanGent festival this year. Here's to many more! We've also just been confirmed as the support for the Enablers show at The Cube in Bristol on the 4th of November. Apart from that we're going to be hard at work writing songs for the next record. x

  • 23rd March 2013 - Records back in stock

    We've got some more records available again in our store. We've also added the new Denovali Swingfest London flyer to our shows page. x

  • 9th March 2013 - ArcTanGent Festival

    Happy to announce that we'll be playing this year's ArcTanGent Festival in Bristol. x

  • 24th January 2013 - New tee-shirts

    We've added some brand new tee-shirts to our store. There are both men's and women's sizes and they're available for pre-order now. x

  • 21st January 2013 - New shows

    We've recently confirmed our first shows of 2013! Details on the shows page. Hope to see some of you there x

  • 1st November 2012 - Sell outs part 2

    We've now sold out of our CD copies of Rope for No-Hopers. As with the vinyls, we should have some more soon and we'll let you all know when they're available to buy again. Thanks to everyone who's ordered a copy so far. x

  • 13th October 2012 - Sell outs

    We're really sorry but we've sold out of all of our standard black and limited edition gold vinyl copies of Rope for No-Hopers. We'll let you know when we have some more copies available. x

  • 28th August 2012 - More shows

    We've recently added a couple of new gigs in Cardiff and Camden - details on the shows page. x

  • 15th July 2012 - New Shows

    We've got two new shows coming up, the flyers for which you can see on our shows page. The first is supporting Bardo Pond at The Croft in Bristol on the 5th of August with Anta [facebook // last.fm // songkick]. The second is a special show at Bristol's Louisiana with labelmates Blueneck and Petrels on the 13th of October [facebook // last.fm // songkick].

  • 14th June 2012 - Limited Edition Vinyls

    We now have some lovely limited edition copies of both the Rope for No-Hopers and S/T EP Vinyls in our store.

    rope for no-hopers limited edition vinyl S/T EP limited edition vinyl

  • 12th June 2012 - Store & Thanks

    Thanks so much to everybody who helped with or came to see us on our tour, we had an amazing time and met some great people. We also finally picked up the copies of our new record, as well as the new re-press of the self-titled EP. You can order these, as well as posters and tee-shirts, in our store.

  • 1st June 2012 - Tour!

    We're off on our European tour tomorrow. If you live in or near any of these places you should come and say hello:

    03.06.2012 Münster (ger) - Gleis22
    04.06.2012 Leverkusen (ger) - KAW
    05.06.2012 Metz (fr) - Astrophone
    06.06.2012 Liege (bel) - Le Garage
    07.06.2012 Berlin (ger) - Berghain Kantine
    x

  • 28th May 2012 - MP3s

    If you'd like to download our new record in MP3 format, it's available from a number of places including iTunes, Amazon and the Denovali MP3 Shop. x

  • 21st May 2012 - Post-Rock Paper Scissors

    Jona and Zee are the guests on this week's episode of the lovely Post-Rock Paper Scissors, where they're interviewed about the band and the new record. They also curated the tracks played throughout the show, choosing some favourites of the band. You can listen here. x

  • 14th May 2012 - Tee-Shirts & Store!

    Our nice new tee-shirts have arrived today and we've put up the beginnings of our own little web store, which you can see here (or click on the 'store' tab to the right). x

    lucy t-shirts

  • 11th May 2012 - Mini European Tour & Denovali Swingfest

    We are embarking on a mini European tour this June. You can check out the flyer and dates on our shows page, where you'll also find the new Denovali Swingfest flyer and line-up. x

  • 30th April 2012 - New tracks online

    Denovali are streaming some of the tracks from the new album on their website. Track #2, 'Horse Manifesto', is up now. Check it out here. x

  • 11th April 2012 - Pre-orders soon!

    Pre-orders for the new record will start on May 11th. x

  • 9th April 2012 - Twitter

    We have just opened a Twitter account: @tpsquintet. We look a bit lonely at the moment. Follow us? x

  • 1st April 2012 - Release Dates

    The new record will be released on Friday 25h May in mainland Europe, Japan, Australia, America and on the 28th of May in the UK. Artwork and tracklisting to come soon. x

  • 2nd March 2012 - Recording & Mixing Finished!

    So we've finally finished the recording and mixing process. We've just sent the files over to Magnus in Sweden for mastering and are now working on finishing the artwork with Lucy Joy which we think is looking rather nice. More updates to come soon. x

    alphie attack drums band organism

  • 31st January 2012 - Shows, Deadlines and Mastering

    We've just confirmed what will most likely be our first show of 2012 - supporting the Danish band Sleep Party People in Bristol. You can find more details on the shows page.

    Our fast-approaching deadline for finishing recording and mixing the new record is the end of February, at which point it will be sent to Sweden to be mastered by the lovely Magnus Lindberg of Cult of Luna fame.

  • 16th November 2011 - New Record Label and Future Shows

    We are excited to confirm that we're planning to release a full length record with Denovali Records (homepage | facebook) in 2012. They will also be repressing the debut EP. We're looking forward to working with Denovali and planning some European tours and festivals for next year. x

  • 25th October 2011 - New Rehearsal Room

    We've finally moved into a new rehearsal room, so we can begin to play and write music together again. We will also be continuing the work on the new record; at the moment we're finalising and recording guitar parts. We've taken some pictures of the room which you can see by clicking the thumbnails below, including our high-tech sound-proofing mattress that we found on the roadside. x

    new band room 1 new band room 2 new band room 3

  • 25th October 2011 - New Website

    Welcome to our new website! x

Shows
  • We have no shows booked at the moment.

Artwork
Sapphire Sextant Tee

Mens Sextant Tee-Shirt - Antique Sapphire

Antique Sapphire // Heavy premium tee-shirt // White sextant logo screenprint

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Womens Cherry Sextant Tee

Womens Sextant Tee-Shirt - Antique Cherry

Womens Antique Cherry // Heavy premium tee-shirt // White sextant logo screenprint

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Mens Animal Skulls Charcoal Tee

Mens Animal Skulls Tee Shirt - Charcoal

Mens Charcoal // Heavy premium tee-shirt // White animal skulls screenprint

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Womens Animal Skulls Dark Heather Tee

Womens Animal Skulls Tee Shirt - Dark Heather

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Sextant Tee

Sextant Tee-Shirt

Charcoal grey // Fruit of the Loom premium tee-shirt // White sextant logo screenprint

//Small

SOLD OUT

//Medium

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//Large

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Waves Tee

Waves Tee-Shirt

White // Fruit of the Loom premium tee-shirt // Rope for No-Hopers screenprint

//Small

SOLD OUT

//Medium

SOLD OUT

//Large

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Skull Poster

Skull & Butterflies Poster (420x260mm)

Heavyweight textured paper // Giclée print // Limited run // Illustration by Lucy Joy

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Rope for No-Hopers CD

Rope for No-Hopers CD

Digipack CD // White matte heavyweight with gold foil

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Rope for No-Hopers 2x Vinyl

Rope for No-Hopers Vinyl - BLACK

Double disk gatefold LP // White matte heavyweight with gold foil // Available in black or limited edition gold vinyl

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Rope for No-Hopers 2x Vinyl - Limited Edition Gold

Rope for No-Hopers Vinyl - LIMITED EDITION GOLD

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The Pirate Ship Quintet EP

The Pirate Ship Quintet EP

Self-titled début EP // White Digipack CD // Black ink with clear spot varnish

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The Pirate Ship Quintet Vinyl

The Pirate Ship Quintet Vinyl - BLACK

Self-titled début EP // Available on black or limited edition blue vinyl

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The Pirate Ship Quintet Limited Edition Royal Blue Vinyl

The Pirate Ship Quintet Vinyl - LIMITED EDITION BLUE

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Discography
Rope LP Cover

Rope for No-Hopers Vinyl

Double disk gatefold LP // White matte heavyweight with gold foil // Available in black or limited edition gold vinyl

Tracks
1. You're Next
2. Horse Manifesto
3. Dennis Many Times
4. That Girl I Used to Live In
5. Doldrums

Rope Cover

Rope for No-Hopers

Digipack CD // White matte heavyweight with gold foil

Tracks
1. You're Next
2. Horse Manifesto
3. Dennis Many Times
4. That Girl I Used to Live In
5. Doldrums

LP Cover

The Pirate Ship Quintet Vinyl

Self-titled début EP // Available on black or limited edition blue vinyl

Tracks
1. Lost Science
2. I Kina Spiser De Hund
3. Pirate Ship

EP Cover

The Pirate Ship Quintet

Self-titled début EP // White Digipack CD // Black ink with clear spot varnish

Tracks
1. Lost Science
2. I Kina Spiser De Hund
3. Pirate Ship

About

We are The Pirate Ship Quintet, based in Bristol, South West England. We are five core members but have worked with numerous other musicians since our beginnings.

The Pirate Ship Quintet, in its current arrangement, consists of Ziapour (bass guitar), Jona (drums), Alex (guitar), Alphie (guitar), Sandy (cello) and Terrence (vocals).

Contact

Press contact:
www.creative-eclipse.com // pr(at)creative-eclipse.com

Europe & ROW Booking agent:
www.denovali.com/booking // booking(at)denovali.com

UK Bookings:
tpsq(at)live.com

General enquiries:
info(at)thepirateshipquintet.com

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