Tortoise ‎– TNT

Thrill Jockey ‎– THRILL 050
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Back Cover:
Recorded, edited and mixed at SOMA Electronic Music Studios, with the exception of "Ten-Day Interval" and "Four-Day Interval," which were recorded at Idful Music Corporation.
Recorded and mixed the year beginning November 1996 and ending November 1997.
Mastered at SAE Analog & Digital Mastering Services.
Published by Onions Wrapped in Rubber Music (ASCAP).
© 1998 Tortoise. ℗1998 Thrill Jockey.
Many thanks to them [the performers], and also to Whitney Bradshaw · Popahna Brandes · Christa Britton · Bundy K. Brown · Geoff Caldwell · Andrew, Chris, Doug, and Jerry at Cut-Rate · Christof Ellinghaus · David Ellsworth · Dan Fliegel · Pat Foley · Kathryn Frazier · Cathi Gibson · Richard Grabel · Dara Greenwald · Howard Greynolds · Ted Harris (6) · Frank Karall · Noel Kilbride · Miwa Kurowki · Damon Locks · Susanne McCarthy · Brad Miller (3) · Takafumi Ogihara · Archer Prewitt · Casey Rice · Jacqui Rice · Bettina Richards · Ben Romans · Paul Romans · Sheila Sachs · Berthold Seliger · Gilberto Serna · LeRonda Steen · Dee Taira · Corey, Ed, Rick, and all at Touch And Go · Wyndham Wallace · Alyson West · Kiki Yablon. Tortoise proudly uses Slingerland Drums.

Made in Canada

Other Notes:
Track 11 is an alternate version of "La Jetée" from the album "The Unstable Molecule", by Isotope 217.
Back cover features identical credits in English, French, and Spanish.
Jewel case with white tray.
Disc is HDCD-encoded, but not indicated as such on the disc or packaging.

Titles as printed on inner panel:
Track 2: "Swing From The Gutters Gutters"
Track 9: "In Sarah, Mencken, Christ, And Beethoven Beethov Beethoven Be Beethoven Beethoven There Were Women And Men"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 36172-87502 3
  • Barcode (String): 036172875023
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): MADE IN CANADA BY AMERIC DISC 1ETA3<0241>THRILL050PROMO
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L481
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 8109
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): MADE IN CANADA BY AMERIC DISC 3D251<0241>THRILL050PROMO
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L483
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 8149
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3, Mirrored): MADE IN CANADA BY AMERIC DISC 1ETA3<0241>THRILL050PROMO
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 3): none
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI8109

Other Versions (5 of 18) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
08705 - 2, 845475 2 Tortoise TNT(HDCD, Album) City Slang, Virgin 08705 - 2, 845475 2 UK 1998 Sell This Version
THRILL 050 Tortoise TNT(2xLP, Album, RE) Thrill Jockey THRILL 050 US 2016 Sell This Version
THRILL-JP 13, HEADZ 22 Tortoise TNT(CD, Album, RE) Thrill Jockey, Headz THRILL-JP 13, HEADZ 22 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
08705-2 Tortoise TNT(HDCD, Album) City Slang 08705-2 UK 1998 Sell This Version
THRILL 050 Tortoise TNT(HDCD, Album) Thrill Jockey THRILL 050 US Unknown Sell This Version


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March 4, 2014
edited over 4 years ago
A masterpiece and one which ranks very high in my top ten albums of all time. It feels more like a lifelong friend than it does an album. A stunning collection of work that gives you more with each listen.