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Features

Sunday, August 9 2009

Beacons of Longevity: An Interview with Tortoise

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

Monday, May 7 2012

Jeff Parker Trio: Bright Light in Winter

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


Monday, July 12 2010

Tortoise: Ice Ice Gravy

Ice Ice Gravy is a sampling of all things Tortoise in 13 minutes.


Wednesday, October 14 2009

Tortoise: 4 October 2009 - Chicago

Post-rockers Tortoise played a rare in-store show at Reckless Records in Chicago on Sunday 4 October. The band released their sixth studio album Beacons of Ancestorship in June.


Monday, June 22 2009

Tortoise: Beacons of Ancestorship

Tortoise's first album in five years denies us a cinematic arc, replacing it with a feeling of now that runs through the album, making each new sound on the album both utterly surprising and inevitable.


Sunday, May 16 2004

Tortoise: Its All Around You


Blogs

Wednesday, February 27 2013

The 10 Best Tortoise Songs

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


Monday, February 22 2010

Tortoise: 18.February.2010 - Toronto

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

Monday, July 9 2007

Tortoise helps musicians come out of their shells

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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