Click here to expand and collapse the player


Rate It! Avg: 5.0 (2 ratings)
  • PVT


Biography All Music GuideWikipedia

All Music Guide:

Dark experimental instrumental post-rock band Pivot were formed in 1999 by brothers Laurenz Pike (drums, percussion) and Richard Pike (guitar, production), but soon ballooned to a five-piece band with the additions of Adrian Klumpes (keyboard), Neal Sutherland (bass), and Dave Bowman (turntables). It may be de rigueur to compare instrumental music to film soundtracks, but partly inspired by Vangelis, that was exactly the sound Pivot were aiming for. They shut themselves away for two years of regular three-hour rehearsal sessions, and the improvised demos they recorded during this time were packaged as EPs, which managed to capture air time on the radio. Their first album took roughly three years from the start of recording to its release, partly due to the band's perfectionism, but presumably also because of the number of side projects they were participating in. Both Pike brothers played with Flanger, and Laurenz Pike must have been particularly busy, at times being a member of Triosk along with Adrian Klumpes, as well as being involved with two of Scott Herren's projects, Prefuse 73 and Savath & Savalas, and also forming Roam the Hello Clouds with laptop musician Dave Miller. In 2005, Miller was invited to join the band, which then became a three-piece consisting of just Miller and the Pike brothers. The album Make Me Love You was finally released that year. Their second (and less delayed) album, O Soundtrack My Heart, was recorded in Chicago and mixed by John McEntire of Tortoise; the band signed to Warp in 2008 to earn it an international release. By the time the group's album Church with No Magic arrived in 2010, Pivot dropped the vowels to become PVT.


PVT may refer to:


Price and Volume Trend, technical analysis indicator(Pvt) Ltd, stands for a private limited Company in Britain, India and the Commonwealth.Production validation test


Private (rank), a grade of military rankThe Rogo┼żarski PVT, a Yugoslavian advanced trainer of WWIIMilitary Global Positioning System Document term: Position, Velocity, and Time (PVT)


PV/T or PV-T : Photovoltaic thermal hybrid solar collectorPolyvinyl toluene, an organic polymerPortal vein thrombosisProcess, Voltage, Temperature (EE)Pulseless ventricular tachycardiaPVT (physics), pressure, volume and temperature in an equation of state

Other Uses[edit]

Parallel vote tabulationAbbreviation for the adjective private (Privacy)Psychomotor vigilance task (Medicine)PVT (band)Abbreviation for "programme vacances travail" (French: working holiday visa)

Video from YouTube

  • thumbnail from PVT - Homosapien PVT - Homosapien
  • thumbnail from Crimson Swan (PBS Easey St Session) Crimson Swan (PBS Easey St Session)
  • thumbnail from PVT - Shiver PVT - Shiver
  • thumbnail from Laurenz Pike - 04/12/10 - #1 Laurenz Pike - 04/12/10 - #1


  • 08.28.14 Infinte Jest by David Foster Wallace. In Lego: http://t.co/IxnjbkKLPE
  • 08.28.14 Red foo. Tony Abbott. Team Australia. Great job.
  • 08.27.14 Alien Landscape. 2014. http://t.co/bj5w0YBsL6
  • 08.27.14 Hey Londoners! HFF Vol. 1 (3LP) out now. Launch event this Friday 29th Aug @apiarystudios - More details via: http://t.co/J36rXseDUY
  • 08.25.14 New @thebugzoo w/ @BigFlowdan sounding like new gen Tricky, but heavier. Into it. https://t.co/c5ebIcNJGJ
  • 08.24.14 RT @NeilFinn: O.K thanks ...Redfoo , Berry Gordy's nephew, there was a guy like him at my school, got tied up to the flagpole by big Tanya.
  • 08.24.14 RT @NeilFinn: who's the guy with the zany glasses on Oz X factor , whats his claim to fame ?
  • 08.23.14 Black Eyed Peas 'I Gotta Feeling' just took over from 4 Non Blondes 'What's Goin On' as stabbiest song of all time.
  • 08.23.14 Spend 10 years perfecting your Aphex Twin-alike music, release it on YouTube as a 'leaked' AFX album a month before it's release #greatjob
  • 08.22.14 JMJ is still the best. Silk shirts. French attitude. 100% analog. http://t.co/Bs8dke5ddg
  • 08.21.14 Aphex's google translate glitch bio is really good.