Tortoise: Live Nosferatu Score @ Chicago Symphony Center, 10/13/07


Saturday evening I had the good fortune to view a screening of F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu in the Chicago Symphony Center. The silent film was scored live by Tortoise in what was (in my book) the crown jewel of a free full day of music sponsored by Macy’s.

The soundtrack itself was essentially an appropriately atmospheric 88-minute Tortoise album. Killer stuff.

This seems like an opportune time to let you know that practically the entire Thrill Jockey roster will be performing in London in a little less than a month to celebrate the label’s 15th anniversary, so if you find yourself in London in early November, you know what to do.

More on Chicago tacos later this week.

Related: Tortoise @ El Rey in June