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Tim Hecker - Konoyo
Tim Hecker
2LP | 2018 | US | Original (Kranky)
28,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Experiential composer Tim Hecker’s ninth official full-length, Konoyo (“the world over here”) was largely recorded during several trips to Japan where he collaborated with members of the gagaku ensemble Tokyo Gakuso, in a temple on the outskirts of Tokyo. Inspired by conversations with a recently deceased friend about negative space and a sense of music’s increasingly banal density, Hecker found himself drawn towards restraint and elegance, while making music both collectively and alone. As with the Icelandic choir he arranged on 2016’s Love Streams, the heights of Hecker’s talent emerge in his manipulation of source material, bending and burnishing it into fantastical new forms. Keening strings are stretched into surreal, pixelated mirages; woodwinds warble and dissipate as fractal whispers of spatial haze; sparse gestures of percussion are chopped, isolated, and eroded, like disembodied signals from the afterlife. Both in texture and intent, Konoyo conjures a somber, ceremonial mood, suffused with ritual and regret. Visions flutter and fade; dreams gleam and decay. Hecker will stage a series of special performances in tandem with the album’s release, featuring members of the gagaku ensemble on shō, ryuteki and hichiriki, accompanied by Kara-Lis Coverdale.
Tim Hecker - Love Streams
Tim Hecker
Love Streams
LP | 2016 | EU | Original (4AD)
23,99 €*
Release:2016 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Für die Werke des Kanadiers Tim Hecker, der als einer der wichtigsten Musiker in der E-Musik-Szene gilt,eine Schublade zu finden, gleicht einer Herausforderung. Er selbst nennt seine Ergebnisse "fake churchmusic" oder "neo metal drone". Tatsächlich verbinden seine Sounds an der Schnittstelle von Melodie,Dissonanz und Lärm so ziemlich alles, was - vielleicht? - nicht zusammengehört, aber dennoch gut klingt. Malsind das Kirchenorgeln, mal Samples von Streichern, Pianos oder elektroakustischen Komponenten, die ineine rauschend-ozeanische Klangwelt ausufern: tiefgründig, majestätisch und eine Brücke zwischen Noise,Ambient und Minimal schlagend. "Love Streams" entstand Ende 2015, nachdem sich Hecker für längere Zeitnach Los Angeles bzw. zusammen mit Johan Johanssen und Ben Frost ins isländische Greenhouse Studiozurückgezogen hatte. Das Album ist das vielleicht ambitionierteste Werk in der mittlerweile fünfzehnjährigenSchaffenszeit Heckers sowie ein konsequente Weiterentwicklung seiner Schlüsselwerke "Radio Amor","Harmony In Ultraviolet" und "Virgins", die in den Jahren ihrer Veröffentlichung sowohl von Kritikern wie auchFans jeweils in allerlei Bestenlisten gewählt wurden.
Tim Hecker - Harmony In Ultraviolet
Tim Hecker
Harmony In Ultraviolet
2LP | 2006 | US | Reissue (Kranky)
24,99 €*
Release:2006 / US – Reissue
Genre:Electronic / Dance
This is the first proper vinyl release for Tim Hecker's breakthrough 2006 album. At the time of original issue, there was a small run of a few hundred vinyl copies done by a small German label, but this was pressed on an inferior sounding single LP which was much too short for the length of the album, not to mention the wide dynamic range of the recording. This new version is mastered at 45rpm over four sides for maximum sound quality. "The whole album moves with a sort of barely-contained violence that threatens to disintegrate or burst tracks into flame outs at nearly any point. it's powerful and intense ambient music that really doesn't sound like anything else being created right now."--Almost Cool
Tim Hecker - Virgins
Tim Hecker
2LP | 2013 | US | Original (Kranky)
24,99 €*
Release:2013 / US – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Received an 8.3 Best New Music rating from PitchforkVirgins was recorded during three periods in 2012, mostly in Reykjavik, Montreal and Seattle, using ensembles in live performance. The sound palette of this work is wider, almost 'percussive' and tighter sounding than previous works. While this album remains committed to a painterly form of musical abstraction, it is also a record of restrained composition recorded live primarily in intimate studio rooms. This record employs woodwinds, piano and synthesizers towards an effort at doing what digital music does not do naturally—making music that is out of time, out of tune and out of phase. This follow-up to his Juno-awarded Ravedeath, 1972 album exchanges gristled distortion and cavernous sound in favour of a close, airy, more defined palette. At times it points to the theological aspirations of early minimalist music. But it is not 'fake church music' for a secular age, rather something like an attempt at the sound of frankincense in slow-motion, or of a pulsing, flickering fluorescence in the grotto. Some pieces go off the rails before forming into anything, others eschew crescendo compositional structures or bombastic density while going sideways instead. It points to the ongoing development of TIM HECKER’s work. It suggests illusory memories of drughazed jams or communal music performance that may have never been performed or been heard. These are mp3s that give confusing accounts either of sound's glowing physicality or of its prismatic evasiveness. It is an offering of music into the void, a gift of digital filler between distractions. Yet hopefully it also stands as a document of the enduring faith in the narcotic, enigmatic function of music as long-form expression. Mixed by VALGEIR SIGuROSSON and Tim Hecker. Additional assistance by RANDALL DUNN and BEN FROST. Mastered by MANDY PARNELL at Black Saloon Studios in London, UK. No Export to Europe/UK or Japan.
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Tim Hecker - Mirages
Tim Hecker
2LP | 2004 | US | Reissue (Kranky)
24,99 €*
Release:2004 / US – Reissue
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Reissued on vinyl for the first time! Tim Hecker's classic 2004 full-length, Mirages, is a lesson of darkness, a midnight whisper revealing its true essence to the listener: an ambient death metal classic in waiting. Eleven boundary-pushing tracks that deal in themes of eroticism, torture, militancy, ecstatic pain, and the Viking penchant for fighting and feasting. Features guest contributions from FLY PAN AM, CHRISTOF MIGONE, DAVID BRYANT, and Australian compatriot OREN AMBARCHI.
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