Thrill Jockey Thrill 013-LP
  • LP: Includes download, 2016 Re-Issue: Chipboard outer Jacket, incl. Insert, black Vinyl
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Tortoise’s self-titled debut incorporates many musical styles and influences and combines them into one very distince sound. So distinct that sometime after the release of this record they became recognized as the leaders of a new musical movement. Tortoise exploits the recording studio, in that they utilize the recording process as a compostional tool or “sixth member”, thus creating a boundless parameter in which to create music. Recorded at Idful Studios by John McEntire.

For this record Tortoise is
Douglas McCombs
John Herndon
Dan Bitney
John McEntire
Bundy K. Brown

Tortoise: Tortoise

Magnet Pulls Through Tortoise 4' 38''
Night Air Tortoise 3' 51''
Ry Cooder Tortoise 7' 07''
Onions Wrapped In Rubber Tortoise 6' 41''
Tin Cans & Twine Tortoise 4' 24''
Spiderwebbed Tortoise 8' 34''
His Second Story Island Tortoise 2' 42''
On Noble Tortoise 4' 10''
Flyrod Tortoise 3' 29''
Cornpone Brunch Tortoise 4' 45''

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