Tortoise formed in 1990, back before the term “Post Rock” made its way into our musical lexicon and before most of us were even aware of an ambitious couple named Bill and Hillary Clinton. A quarter century later, the adventurous Chicago band is still at it, dropping their first album in seven years, The Catastrophist, which also happens to appear 20 years after the band’s Millions Now Living Will Never Die, an album that acted as a gateway drug to more experimental soundscapes for many impressionable, Indie-centric listeners in the mid-’90s. Read more about Tortoise in this week's Sound Advice.
See Tortoise with Mind Over Mirrors and Watter Wednesday at Southgate House Revival. More info/tickets: southgatehouse.com .