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The Tortoise Wins: An Interview with Dan Bitney
18 Jan 2016 // 9:00 PM

Tortoise's Dan Bitney talks about 25 years in post-rock, the band's latest collaboration with Chicago's free-jazz community and why it made sense to add vocals after all these years.

Beacons of Longevity: An Interview with Tortoise
9 Aug 2009 // 5:00 PM

Tortoise co-founder Dan Bitney discusses the past, present, and future of the band that changed indie rock forever, and continues to thrill their power base on their first original record in five years, Beacons of Ancestorship.


Tortoise: The Catastrophist
10 Jan 2016 // 9:30 PM

Seven years since their last LP, the revered post-rock band return with a familiar but ultimately fulfilling album.

Jeff Parker Trio: Bright Light in Winter
7 May 2012 // 6:00 PM

Jeff Parker makes his first new album in seven years, largely sounding the way he did nine years ago.


The 10 Best Tortoise Songs
27 Feb 2013 // 12:00 AM

Tortoise's music is nearly impossible to pin down. So, let's try to do just that, shall we?

Tortoise: 18.February.2010 - Toronto
22 Feb 2010 // 2:14 AM

The only complaint about a near perfect show is that the big sounds of Tortoise were criminally underserved in the confines of a medium sized rock venue like Lee’s Palace. Words by Jacqueline Howell, Pictures by Dave MacIntyre.


Tortoise helps musicians come out of their shells
9 Jul 2007 // 10:42 PM

Guitarist Jeff Parker has worked with Tortoise for nine years now, playing an important part on three of the Chicago band's five albums, helping meld

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Stevie Wonder Takes a Knee as Green Day and Others Also Speak Out at Global Citizen Festival

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"The 2017 Global Citizen Festival's message for social action was amplified by Stevie Wonder and many other incredible performers and notable guests.

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