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Read SPIN’s ARTPOP Issue: Lady Gaga, M.I.A., Basquiat, Yoko Ono, DONDA, Tim Hecker, More

Our November iPad issue explores the current collision between music and contemporary art — Lady Gaga going over the moon for Koons, Jay Z rapping…
SPIN Staff / November 15, 2013

Tim Hecker Conducts Harrowing, Thrilling Drone Warfare on His New Masterpiece, ‘Virgins’

9SPIN Rating: 9 of 10Release Date: October 15, 2013Label: KrankyAt the risk of falling prey to the Intentional Fallacy, it seems safe to surmise that…
Philip Sherburne / October 15, 2013

Tim Hecker: Attack of the Drones

"I'm happy to show you these turds," beams Tim Hecker, a six-foot-tall beanpole with angelic eyes and a devilish smile.Surrounded by an orderly half-circle of…
Christopher R. Weingarten / October 10, 2013

20 Albums You Can Hear Now: Pearl Jam, Fall Out Boy, Cass McCombs, Dismemberment Plan, More

Clear your schedule: We've collected streams of brand new albums by Pearl Jam, Cass McCombs, the Dismemberment Plan, the Head and the Heart, Tim Hecker,…
Kyle McGovern / October 9, 2013

Tim Hecker Shares Full, Style-Transforming Ambient Tapestry ‘Virgins’

Tim Hecker has sacrificed his Virgins a week early. The ambient wizard's new album isn't officially out until October 14, but NPR is streaming the…
Kyle McGovern / October 7, 2013

Watch Tim Hecker’s Mesmerizing ‘Black Refraction’

Tim Hecker's upcoming seventh album is preoccupied with purity. First, there's the title: Virgins. Then, there's the sound, which melds Hecker's unique brand of ambient…
Kyle McGovern / September 26, 2013

Kranky Records Celebrates 20 Years With Alumni-Packed Chicago Shows

Esteemed Chicago indie label Kranky Records is a year away from legal drinking age, and its founders are celebrating with a slew of hometown shows.The…
Dan Reilly / September 12, 2013

Stream Tim Hecker’s Chillingly Chaste ‘Virginal II’

Last month, Tim Hecker warned that his next album would feature "some pieces [that] go off the rails before forming into anything." Now we have the…
Kyle McGovern / August 27, 2013

Tim Hecker Veers ‘Off the Rails’ on New Album ‘Virgins’

Tim Hecker will return this fall with a brand new album. The ambient maestro's latest full-length is titled Virgins and it's due October 14 via Kranky;…
Kyle McGovern / July 17, 2013

Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin, ‘Instrumental Tourist’ (Software)

7SPIN Rating: 7 of 10Release Date: November 20, 2012Label: SoftwareWhen Daniel Lopatin (a.k.a., Oneohtrix Point Never) and Tim Hecker performed together at this year's Unsound…
Philip Sherburne / November 26, 2012
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