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A Quarter-Century of Tortoise

Monday 21st November / presented by Will Backler

It’s hard to imagine music in 2016 without Tortoise.

The Chicago collective are one of the most formative influences of the post-rock movement, bringing together elements of jazz, punk, krautrock and so much more over the past 25 years.

They returned at the start of 2016 with The Catastrophist, their first album since 2009, and they’ll be back in Perth in December in support of it.

Will Backler from Out to Lunch caught up with founding member John McIntyre over the phone and started off by asking why it was nearly seven years between releases.

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