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TORTOISE

Tortoise

 

Post Rock/Math rock

3.60 | 45 ratings

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liontime
5 stars This is my favorite album of Tortoise's. The bass work is elegant and tight, truly spectacular. There's plenty of beautiful math rock polyrhythmic drumming and mallet playing for those interested in highly technical music but what I appreciate most about this album is its consistency. The first nine tracks hang together really well and create an impenetrable atmosphere that makes for a great record to do just about anything to. Usually I listen to it while I go for walks, but I'll play it at work, while cooking, while relaxing and sometimes while reading. The final track begins with a sample from The Who Sell Out (another favorite of mine..) but soon jumps into a pop-centric groove that ties everything together. Can't recommend this listen enough.
liontime | 5/5 |

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