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2018 In Review

The 10 Best Electronic Albums Of 2018

Over the summer, I found myself at Hammerstein Ballroom surrounded by more than 2,000 ecstatic Vocaloid fans, each equipped with a color-changing wand (something between…
Lindsey Rhoades | December 10, 2018 - 1:36 pm

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016

This has been such a bullshit year. We've seen gun massacres. We've seen wild political turmoil across the world. We've seen countless icons, musical and…
Stereogum | December 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

Counting Down

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

More Tim Hecker stories

Tim Hecker – “You Never Were”

Last year, experimental drone composer Tim Hecker released one of the best electronic albums of the year in Konoyo. And next month, he's following it…
Peter Helman | April 4, 2019 - 4:23 pm

Tim Hecker – “That World”

Last year, Tim Hecker released a new album, Konoyo -- it landed on our best electronic albums of the year list -- and today he's…
James Rettig | February 12, 2019 - 10:41 am

Stream Tim Hecker’s New Album Konoyo

Experimental producer Tim Hecker will release the follow-up to his critically acclaimed album Love Streams next Friday. The LP is called Konoyo and it was…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 20, 2018 - 10:03 am

Tim Hecker – “Keyed Out”

Later this month, experimental drone god Tim Hecker will release his new album Konoyo. He recorded it with Tokyo Gakuso, an ensemble that plays the…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2018 - 9:59 am

Tim Hecker – “This Life”

Tim Hecker is one of our best-loved experimental electronic producers, and he's just announced the follow-up to his acclaimed 2016 album Love Streams. The new…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2018 - 10:19 am

Tim Hecker – “Rose Light”

The only song that experimental electronic composer Tim Hecker has given us since his great 2016 album Love Streams is "Veil Scans," which he released…
Peter Helman | May 15, 2018 - 1:25 pm

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
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