Tortoise
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Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 7 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
News // 1 Articles
Videos // 1 Articles

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//Features

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.

//Reviews

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.

//Blogs

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.

//News

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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