Tortoise is considered one of the major influences in the post-rock movement. The instrumental band has featured players from Zwan, Slint, The Sea and Cake and The Poster Children. This song comes from my favorite album “Tortoise.” I had a chance to see them live with Mouse on Mars a few years ago, and I was surprised at how tight the band played. Not only did they play everything as it sounded on the album, they even played it in the same order. I was hoping to hear a little more improvisation, but they sounded great none-the-less.

Tortoise “Tin Cans & Twine”

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