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Published: 2012/07/18

Tortoise, Future Islands, Matmos, Liturgy Set for Thrill Jockey’s 20th Anniversay Event

New York-based label Thrill Jockey Records will celebrate their 20th anniversary with an all-star concert. New York’s Webster Hall will host the hometown show on September 15. A mix of Thrill Jockey Records acts will perform during the night, including Tortoise, Future Islands, Matmos, Liturgy, and D. Charles Speer & the Helix. Thrill Jockey will also reissue several classic albums as part of this year’s anniversary celebration.

For their 15th anniversary, the label compiled a unique box set where they asked artists on their roster to cover a song by any other Thrill Jockey act.

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Grey July 18, 2012, 15:56:26

This will be a special night of music. Tortoise inspires attentive listening with compositions that are in a league of their own. And Matmos, man. When I listen to them I try more to see the picture than hear the music.

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