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Tim Hecker Albums From Worst To Best

There are few ambient electronic artists as consistent and groundbreaking as Tim Hecker, even if the terms "ambient" and "electronic" barely encompass the scope of…
Lindsey Rhoades | April 29, 2016 - 10:54 am


Five Years In, Brooklyn Record Label Mexican Summer Deserves To Be Celebrated

This weekend, the Brooklyn-based record label Mexican Summer will celebrate five years in business with a two-day, indoor-outdoor festival featuring label artists, alumni, and friends…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2013 - 10:21 am


2012 In Review: The Year In Instrumental Music

In 1959, Ornette Coleman released The Shape of Jazz To Come, a record with content almost as audacious as its title. Forty-seven years later, Coleman…
Colin St. John | December 25, 2012 - 8:00 am

More Tim Hecker stories

Tim Hecker, Fennesz, 0PN Contribute To Michael Gordon’s Timber Remix Album

Michael Gordon's 2009 album Timber was an interesting collection of music. Gordon's one-song, five-part opus was scored for a percussion instrument called the simantra, which…
Collin Robinson | September 14, 2016 - 12:56 pm

Tim Hecker – “Veil Scans”

The avant-garde noise sculptor Tim Hecker released his Love Streams album earlier this year, and now he's become the latest artist to contribute something to…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2016 - 11:10 am

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am

Tim Hecker – “Black Phase” Video

Electronic drone/noise god Tim Hecker just released his transcendent new album Love Streams on Friday. Yesterday, the composer took to Reddit for an AMA session…
Peter Helman | April 10, 2016 - 1:11 pm

Tim Hecker – “Black Phase”

Experimental electronic composer Tim Hecker returns in a few weeks with his first new full-length album since 2013's Virgins (and his first for indie powerhouse…
James Rettig | March 30, 2016 - 11:34 am

The National Reveal Massive Grateful Dead Tribute Tracklist Feat. The War On Drugs, Jenny Lewis, Flaming Lips, & Many More

The long-gestating Grateful Dead compilation album curated by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of the National will at last be released this May. The comp is…
Michelle Laggan | March 17, 2016 - 9:59 am

Tim Hecker – “Castrati Stack”

Experimental electronic artist Tim Hecker has been quiet since 2013's Virgins, but today he's back with a new track called "Castrati Stack" off of his…
Collin Robinson | February 19, 2016 - 10:48 am

Stream Hundred Waters Down From The Rafters Remix EP

Hundred Waters are preparing to release their Down From The Rafters Remix EP, and the full thing hit the internet today. The timing is convenient:…
Chris DeVille | November 4, 2014 - 12:29 pm

Tim Hecker – “Amps, Drugs, Mellotron”

"Amps, Drugs, Harmonium" was one of the few moments on drone god Tim Hecker's Virgins that was just purely pretty as opposed to being pretty…
Miles Bowe | July 7, 2014 - 3:43 pm

Majical Cloudz – “Savage (Tim Hecker Remix)”

Majical Cloudz are currently poised for exposure to a massive new audience now that they're going to open for Lorde on her North American tour.
Miles Bowe | June 30, 2014 - 3:26 pm

Adult Swim Announces 5th Singles Series With Deafheaven, Run The Jewels, Speedy Ortiz, & More

For the last several years Adult Swim has curated a series of singles released throughout the summer. They've put out some fantastic tracks in the…
Miles Bowe | June 2, 2014 - 1:38 pm

The Field – “No. No… (Tim Hecker Mix)”

While talking about the creation of Cupid's Head, his most recent album as the Field, techno producer Axel Willner often said the centerpiece "No. No…"
Miles Bowe | March 11, 2014 - 3:10 pm

Big Ears Festival 2014 Lineup

Since 2009 the Big Ears Festival has brought a massive slate of experimental music to Knoxville, Tennessee, and they've just announced their lineup for next…
Miles Bowe | December 4, 2013 - 1:26 pm
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