DOWNLOAD: Tortoise - Prepare Your Coffin (MP3)
Tortoise are currently wrapping up a short run of February shows. They'll be in NYC this June for a performance at (Le) Poisson Rouge as part of the Carefusion Jazz Festival New York happening June 17th-26th. Also on the bill are Aethereal Bace, a trio comprised of drummers Nasheet Waits and Eric Mcpherson and tenor sax player Abraham Burton. Tickets are on sale.
The track above is off the band's 2009 record, Beacons of Ancestorship, which came out on Thrill Jockey. Their 2009 dates in have support of that. Tortoise's John McEntire has also been at work co-producing the forthcoming Broken Social Scene record.
All tour dates, videos from Tortoise's most recent tour and a set list from their Atlanta show on February 14th are below...
Tortoise @ The EARL Atlanta GA on 2/14/10
Tortoise - Salt The Skies - 2010-02-11
Tortoise - 2010 Tour Dates
Thu 02/18/10 Lees Palace Toronto ON *
Fri 02/19/10 The Blind Pig Ann Arbor MI *
Sat 02/20/10 Lincoln Hall Chicago IL w/ Lichens
Wed 06/23/10 LPR New York NY Care Fusion Jazz Festival w/ Aethereal Bace
Sat 06/26/10 The Bishop Bloomington IN
* w/ Disappears
Tortoise at the EARL in Atlanta on February 14th, 2010 set list (via)
High Class Slim Came Floatin' In
In Sarah, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Women And Men
I Set My Face To The Hillside
Prepare Your Coffin
Salt The Skies
The Suspension Bridge At Iguazú Falls
Swung From The Gutters