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Tortoise's almost entirely instrumental music defies easy categorization. The group gained significant attention from their early career. The members have roots in Chicago's fertile music scene, playing in various indie rock and punk groups. Formed in 1990, Tortoise was among the first American indie rock bands to incorporate styles closer to Krautrock, dub, minimalism, electronica and various jazz styles, rather than…

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  • Yeah, tour date in Zagreb! Excellent! Vinyl TNT here i come :D
  • The new album, The Catastrophist, was very enjoyable. This could be an early favorite for the next year. Great find.
  • Found out they have a few concert dates in the US next year....Newport KY isn't too far of a drive from me and a reasonable enough excuse to have to go to Kentucky.
  • Oh shit, vinyl re-issues. Now I don't have to pay $60+ for a copy of TNT. Now's a great time to be alive.
  • http://exclaim.ca/music/concerts/tortoise-montreal-2016-03-13 The new Last.fm is having a hard time keeping the concerts to come up to date :( It was better when we could add the concerts ourselves...
  • I'm 2 weeks behind, new album!
  • Woohoo ! At last !
  • Yay ! New album in January !
  • and gesceap sounds great!
  • finally!!

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