Cinemathique is the third album by collaborative band Tuatara. The band expanded to eleven members on this album, and it was their first album for Barrett Martin's record label, Fast Horse Recordings.

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GenreWorld music, Post-Rock, Jazz-Rock.
LabelFast Horse Recordings
Tuatara chronology
Trading with the Enemy
The Loading Program
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Track listing

1."The Melting Sun"Peter Buck, Justin Harwood, Barrett Martin, Scott McCaughey3:44
2."Love Is A Calculated Risk"Buck, Harwood, Martin, Skerik4:21
3."Pimpin' for the Muse"Buck, Harwood, Martin, Skerik3:57
4."Tumbleweeds"Buck, Harwood, Martin5:46
5."A Thin Gray Pickpocket"Buck, Harwood, Martin, Skerik2:56
6."Action Thriller"Buck, Martin, McCaughey,nd Skerik4:03
7."Falling Pianos"Buck, Harwood, Martin, McCaughey, Skerik5:27
8."The Hangover"Craig Flory, Harwood, Chris Littlefield, Martin, McCaughey2:49
9."In the Passing Lane"Flory, Harwood, Martin4:16
10."Walking in A Dead Man's Shoes"Harwood, Martin, Skerik4:28
11."Farewell to the Hero"Buck, Flory, Martin, McCaughey5:03


  • Peter Buck - guitar, bass guitar
  • Joe Cripps - percussion
  • Craig Flory - saxophones, flute
  • Barrett Martin - drum kit, vibraphone, marimba, keyboards, guitar, bass
  • Scott McCaughey - guitar, keyboards, harmonica
  • Elizabeth Pupo-Walker - congas, other percussion
  • Skerik - saxophone
  • Chris Littlefield - trumpet, fluglehorn
  • Eric Richards - accordion
  • Alex Veley - piano, organ
  • Justin Harwood - bass, keyboards


  1. Chris, Nickson. Cinemathique at AllMusic