Monday, August 10 2009
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.
Tuesday, May 8 2012
Jeff Parker makes his first new album in seven years, largely sounding the way he did nine years ago.
Monday, July 12 2010
Ice Ice Gravy is a sampling of all things Tortoise in 13 minutes.
Thursday, October 15 2009
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.
Tuesday, June 23 2009
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.
Monday, May 17 2004
Wednesday, February 27 2013
Tortoise's music is nearly impossible to pin down. So, let's try to do just that, shall we?
Monday, February 22 2010
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.
Tuesday, July 10 2007
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…