Post Tagged with: "Ben Lukas Boysen"

Hecq :: Chansons de Geste (Hymen)

A hauntingly cinematic, plaintive, solemn, reflective, and existential ambient work that will ravish fans of static and expressive drones of William Basinski, Philip Jeck and The Caretaker. Ben Lukas Boysen is a sound designer and IDM electronic music wizard who works under the Hecq moniker. Active since the early 2000s, his music has been welcomed […]

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Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2016

While other sites might fight to get 1000s down to 50 or 20, at Igloo HQ we’ve refused to don the hair shirt of reducing respective contributor lists to a consensual singularity, in favour of doing justice to diversity via lists that range far and wide, and a congruent preference for letting their multiplicity simply […]

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INNERMOST SPACES :: A modern classical infusion

The experimental fringes of the modern classical arena are bursting with creativity these days. Musicians and labels explore new possibilities and modi operandi. This article gathers five outcomes worth diving into again and again. Dag Rosenqvist :: elephant (Dronarivm) It’s not easy to digest the six compositions Dag Rosenqvist crafted for elephant. They demand the […]

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MIKTEK :: Panoramic Frequencies Vol. 2 (Ultimae Special Mix Series)

Miktek has created a wonderful sonic stream that smoothly merges post-rock-infused electronica and crafty IDM fragments with spacey ambient downtempo. The second installment in Igloo Magazine’s Ultimae Special Mix Series comes courtesy of skillful sound designer, Mihalis Aikaterinis, aka Miktek, who released his first album for Ultimae back in 2013, and has recently treated us […]

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Hecq :: Conversions (Ad Noiseam)

A beautiful expression of discipline and freedom by design, with darkness and unseen beauty of chaos, capturing us at visceral moments while deconstructing and reconstructing our mental awareness of the process. Hecq‘s aptly titled Conversions—a homage to his peers, influences and friends—is a beautiful expression of discipline and freedom by design, with darkness and unseen […]

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V/A :: 15 Shades of White (Dronarivm)

This compilation work gathers a bunch of well-known artists who can be considered as emerging leaders of relaxed cinematic instrumental dream-pop musical excursions. A pleasant listening experience that will ravish fans of the artists mentioned from above and more. Dronarivm is a relatively new label located in Moscow, Russia but which rapidly gained an incredibly […]

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Hecq :: Horror Vacui (Hymen)

Among the cataclysmic beats, atmospheric debris, noisy elements and brushed electronics, Hecq manages to once again display unconventional yet coherent music that defies categorization. Hecq (aka Ben Lukas Boysen) continues to baffle the mind with mechanically enriched detail and on Horror Vacui we see the prolific artist unleash some unreleased gems of the past decade […]

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V/A :: The Reconstruction of Fives (n5MD)

The reconstruction, however, is a mixture of form with shoegaze and ambience balanced against the shadow’s of sharply organized electronic noise; a virtual plateau of sculptors bending the framework of already fully realized tracks. [Listen | Purchase] Reconstruction, indeed. Disclaiming the directive of this release in the title may in fact be the best way […]

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