TORTOISE Beacons of Ancestorship
September 11, 2009
Beacons of Ancestorship
Tricky techno beats—including 10/8 and 6/8 over 4—snazzy synths, nasty-ass distorted bass, brooding atmospherics, and dashes of screeching, echo-y, metallic, and Morricone-inspired guitars make for engaging listening on this inventive, hip, and cleverly-produced instrumental outing. Thrill Jockey.