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Posted 15 Oct 2012 @ 10:32am
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Emil Amos is a little frustrated. When he answers the phone from his Portland home, the drummer for instrumental post-rockers Grails has been involved in what he describes as, “One of the more frustrating mixing sessions of my life. I’m going to use this interview as an opportunity for a break,” he says rather bluntly. A few minutes into our conversation, it becomes obvious that, while...

Posted 4 Oct 2012 @ 10:44pm
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Jeff Parker is relaxing at his Chicago home, hanging out with his kids after a day spent museum-hopping. It takes awhile to get the guitarist for avant-garde act Tortoise to discuss his band, after touching on Chicago’s museum and culinary history. You can understand why Parker wouldn’t want to dive into a lengthy discussion about Tortoise; their camp has been relatively quiet as of late. They...

Posted 27 Jun 2012 @ 10:56am
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The Chicago instrumental five-piece Tortoise are returning down under this October.

 

In a career that spans over two decades and includes six critically acclaimed studio albums, Tortoise are an astonishing fusion of minimalism, techno, dub, rock and jazz - producing sonic soundscapes which in a live setting are unmissable.

Posted 2 Mar 2011 @ 11:35am
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