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Tortoise's almost entirely instrumental music defies easy categorization. The group gained significant attention from their early career. The members have roots in Chicago's fertile music scene, playing in various indie rock and punk groups. Tortoise was among the first American indie rock bands to incorporate styles closer to , , , electronica and various jazz styles, rather than the standard rock and roll and punk that had dominated indie rock for years.

Albums Tortoise

17 played on Radionomy

  • Beacons Of Ancestorship

  • It's All Around You

  • Remixed

  • Gently Cupping the Chin of the Ape

  • Standards

  • In the Fishtank (feat. The Ex)

  • TNT

  • Tour 1998

  • Tortoise vs. Autechre

  • A Digest Compendium of the Tortoise's World

  • Millions Now Living Will Never Die

  • Gamera

  • Rhythms, Resolutions & Clusters

  • Why We Fight

  • Tortoise

  • Mosquito

  • Lonesome Sound