Tortoise: new tour, album, video

Tortoise - Prepare Your Coffin from Thrill Jockey Records on Vimeo.

Current summer tour dates:

05/29 Buffalo, NY Tralf Music Hall

05/30 Brooklyn, NY The Bell House

05/31 New York, NY World Financial Center Winter

06/11 Athens, Greece Synch Festival

07/11 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour

07/13 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall

07/15 Austin, TX The Mohawk

07/17 Chicago, IL Pitchfork Music Festival

07/19 Washington, DC Black Cat

07/20 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church

07/24 Tokyo, Japan Fuji Rock Festival

08/14 St. Malo, France La Route Du Rock

08/22 Hasselt, Belgium Pukkelpop

Another band not coming to a town near you, Chicago experimental post rock-n-jazz quartet Tortoise has announced a tour that makes stops in Greece, Japan, France and Belgium, hits nine US cities over the course of three months, and never once ventures further south than Austin. The band is set to release their latest album and first in more than five years, Beacons of Ancestorship, on June 23 via Thrill Jockey, and will supposedly announce another string of U.S. dates in the fall. Here's hoping for a Florida run. Or at least a stop anywhere in the state.

Check out the video for their new single, "Prepare Your Coffin" — a rather  and current tour dates:

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