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Left Field: Tim Hecker on Wrestling With Ambient Music, Plus Minimal Jazz, Analog Synthscapes, and More

Spin’s ‘Left Field’ column focuses on the latest in experimental music each month, featuring interviews with and capsule reviews of artists at the fringes of…
Will Gottsegen / May 31, 2019

Stream Tim Hecker’s New Album Anoyo

Tim Hecker has released his tenth album Anoyo. Announced back in February, the release follows the producer's recent LP Konoyo from last year, and marks…
Rob Arcand / May 10, 2019

Moogfest 2019 Lineup: GAS, U.S. Girls, Tim Hecker, Matthew Dear, More

Moogfest, Durham's preeminent experimental electronic music festival and futuristic synth gear conference, has announced its first round for acts for their 2019 summit. The roster includes GAS,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 21, 2019

Tim Hecker Announces New Album Anoyo

Tim Hecker has announced a new album, Anoyo, as companion piece to his most recent LP, Konoyo. It's out May 10 on Kranky. Anoyo, which in Japanese translates…
Will Gottsegen / February 12, 2019

Tim Hecker – “Keyed Out”

Ahead of his latest album konoyo, ambient and electronic artisan Tim Hecker has released "Keyed Out," an almost 10-minute expanse of hovering whirs and tingles constructed in collaboration with Japanese classical…
Anna Gaca / September 12, 2018

Tim Hecker Announces New Album Konoyo, Releases “This Life”

Tim Hecker has a new album on the way entitled Konoyo, his first since 2016's Love Streams. Today, the celebrated electronic musician released the opening track "This Life," a…
Andy Cush / July 31, 2018

Review: Tim Hecker Says Hello 2 Heaven on ‘Love Streams’

7SPIN Rating: 7 of 10Release Date: April 08, 2016Label: 4ADThough the former might be a slightly more recognizable name in North America, convention-defying experimental musicians…
Zach Kelly / April 5, 2016

Tim Hecker Darkens Your Weekday With Moody ‘Black Phase’

Canadian ambient composer and sound designer Tim Hecker has returned with "Black Phase," the final teaser of his upcoming album Love Streams, and it's only a shade less creepy than…
Anna Gaca / March 30, 2016

Interpol’s Upcoming Remix Album to Feature Panda Bear, Tim Hecker, and More

Interpol are celebrating Record Store Day with an LP of remixes from their 2014 album El Pintor, and today the cerebral post-punk outfit detailed the upcoming release. They already…
James Grebey / March 10, 2016

Tim Hecker Shares Creepy ‘Castrati Stack’

Last month, Tim Hecker announced new record Love Streams, which features Kara-Lis Coverdale and Grímur Helgason, the same collaborators who worked on his 2013 album Virgins,…
Rachel Brodsky / February 19, 2016

Polaris Prize 2014 Short List: Arcade Fire, Drake, Mac DeMarco, Owen Pallett, More

The Polaris Music Prize, which names the best album of the year by a Canadian artist, announced its annual short list of nominees Tuesday morning.
Colin Joyce / July 15, 2014

Tim Hecker Disassembles Majical Cloudz for ‘Savage’ Remix

Aside from a few performances, Canadian ambient composer Tim Hecker has mostly laid low since the release of his Essential 2013 album Virgins. But now…
Colin Joyce / June 30, 2014

Sample Unsound’s ‘Ephemera’ Installation Featuring Ben Frost, Tim Hecker, Kode9

New Yorkers are accustomed to strange smells — including that mysterious wave of maple syrup that periodically wafts across the city — but that's nothing…
Philip Sherburne / April 4, 2014

Tim Hecker Remixes the Field’s ‘No. No…’ and It’s Glorious

Two beloved left-field electronic maestros released standout albums last year: Swedish techno-dreamweaver the Field delivered the sublime Cupid's Head, and ambient opus-maker Tim Hecker created…
Chris Martins / March 14, 2014

SPIN’s 20 Best Avant Albums of 2013

The year in desolate noise, fuzzy ambient, out jazz, synth tapes, fiery cello improv, bleaktronics, noise-pop, euphoric sax, Hasidic doom metal, and more — a.k.a.,…
Christopher R. Weingarten / December 16, 2013
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