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Tortoise: Shell On Earth

Profile and Interview by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, February 1996

The new TORTOISE album, with its radical approach to rock, dub, trip hop and avant-Techno, will blow your mind. SIMON REYNOLDS heralds the future ...

Tortoise: MichaelangeLo-Fi

Profile and Interview by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, April 1996

Like Michaelangelo and his Ninja mates, they're mutant crossover crazies in a half shell! They are Chicago's TORTOISE and, supporting ver 'Lab on their British ...

Tortoise, Flying Saucer Attack: Electric Ballroom, London

Live Review by Ian Watson, Melody Maker, September 1996

SOMEWHERE IN the paranoid corners of your mind, there are scientists trying to claim this music as their own. They erect cages of solemn reason ...

Tortoise, Mouse On Mars, Salaryman, Long Fin Killie: Electric Ballroom, London

Live Review by Mike Barnes, Wire, The, February 1998

IN 1997 THE toilers on rock's margins buffed their edges, dubbed in some breathing space and inserted enough kitsch samples to bring their experiments closer ...

Tortoise: TNT

Review by David Stubbs, Uncut, April 1998

Test card music for the Gods. Band at vanguard of American 'post-rock' developments ...

Tortoise / Cluster: Royal Festival Hall, London

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, Times, The, November 2009

CURRENT DEFINITIONS of jazz are clearly somewhat flexible, judging by the avant-rock double bill that closed this year's London Jazz Festival on Sunday night. The ...

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