Tortoise - TNT
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1998 Ratings: #38 / 94
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Based on 144 ratings
1998 Ratings: #23
Liked by 7 people
March 10, 1998 / Release Date
LP / Format
Thrill Jockey / Label
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I can't decide if this is soothing or unsettling, but I sure know I love it.
So, this is a thing that exists, hum?
I wouldn't really place this in the post-rock tag, to be fair, it pulls from a LOT of influences really, to come up with a very original and strange sound.

My favorite part about this album, after a few listens, is the juxtaposition of elements in each melody, I mean, if I try to separate them mentally, more often than not I realise there's something unconfortable going on with a given instrument while something else is trying to combat that to bring a ... read more
Soothing post rock
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Track List

  1. TNT 
  2. Swung From The Gutters 
  3. Ten-Day Interval 
  4. I Set My Face To The Hillside 
  5. The Equator 
  6. A Simple Way To Go Faster Than Light That Does Not Work 
  7. The Suspension Bridge At Iguazú Falls 
  8. Four-Day Interval 
  9. In Sarah, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Women And Men 
  10. Almost Always Is Nearly Enough 
  11. Jetty 
  12. Everglade
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