The Catastrophist - Tortoise
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  1. The Catastrophist]
  2. Ox Duke]
  3. Rock On
  4. Gopher Island]
  5. Shake Hands with Danger]
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  1. The Catastrophist]
  2. Ox Duke]
  3. Rock On
  4. Gopher Island]
  5. Shake Hands with Danger]
  6. The Clearing Fills]
  7. Gesceap]
  8. Hot Coffee]
  9. Yonder Blue]
  10. Tesseract]
  11. At Odds with Logic]
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Tortoise have always emphasized their connection to Chicago, and never more so than on The Catastrophist. Arriving six years after Beacons of Ancestorship, its roots date back to 2010, when Tortoise were commissioned to write music inspired by their hometown's jazz and improvised music scenes. Though they fleshed out those compositions for the album, the original project's sense of adventure remains. Fittingly, the title track has some of the closest ties to the album's beginnings, holding together shifts between knotty, ...

The Catastrophist 2016, Thrill Jockey

UPC: 790377040623

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