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    Posted: March 16 2012 at 01:36
lets see who else has a list of 10 fav indiv tracks from the almighty Tortoise!!

Djed (Millions...)
Charteroak Foundation (Beacons...)
It's All Around you (It'a All Around You)
Seneca (Standards)
Night Air (s/t)
Glass Museum (Millions...)
TNT (TNT)
I Set My Face To The Hillside (TNT)
Stretch You are Alright (It's All Around You)
High class Slim Came Floatin' In (Beacons...)
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Everything on TNT. Big smile
Dig me...But don't...Bury me
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Djed
Seneca
TNT
Salt The Skies
Swung From The Gutters
Glass Museum
The Lithium Stiffs
Tin Cans & Twine
Prepare Your Coffin
Eros
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote HolyMoly Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 16 2012 at 06:41
I only have two Tortoise albums - the s/t debut one and "TNT".  Both are pleasant enough, but I'm failing to grasp what's so amazing about this group.  Any recommendations for me, to help me appreciate it more? 
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Get Millions Now Living Will Never Die and/or Standards. Both much better than the two you have. TNT gets a lot of love from some but I think it's one of their weaker albums.
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I'm listening to Millions Now Living Will Never Die right now. I obviously haven't heard enough to come up with a list of favourites, but all I can tell you is that these guys are fantastic! Some really beautiful and experimental stuff going on. Sounds like a cross between Part The Second era Maudlin Of The Well and Explosions In The Sky. These guys are obviously a big influence on the Post Rock and Math Rock movements.
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Originally posted by Man With Hat Man With Hat wrote:

Everything on TNT. Big smile


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Originally posted by zravkapt zravkapt wrote:

Get Millions Now Living Will Never Die and/or Standards. Both much better than the two you have. TNT gets a lot of love from some but I think it's one of their weaker albums.


I like TNT better than the s/t debut one, which just sounds a bit clinical and boring.  TNT has a cool jazz sound going for it, but there's nothing really "wild" about it.  I'll deffo check out "Millions Now Living".  Everything I've read says that one is the shiz.  (I've never said "shiz" before, but now seemed like a good time to start).
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote infocat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 17 2012 at 00:05
TNT is probably my favorite, but millions is probably more "prog rock accessible".
I've had millions since fairly soon after its release, but I only recently got their debut.  I haven't quite "got" it yet, though.  Smile

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