Post Tagged with: "Hecq"

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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DAVID ELSEWHERE :: Amalgamix 2015

“I try to take opposing sounds such as a very beautiful piece and mix it on top of gritty heavy beats. Often times I will combine multiple melodies and beats attempting to create something that sounds novel.” David Elsewhere offers Amalgamix 2015; 109 minutes of sculpted electronic music from Planet Earth. “In this Amalgamix 2015 […]

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V/A :: Touched Two, The Remixes (Touched Music)

Plenty to keep your ears occupied whilst you bask in the glow of having done a good deed! As if raising close to £30,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support wasn’t enough, Martin Boulton brings further dedication to an excellent cause with another huge compilation bursting with names new and old from across the electronic scene. As […]

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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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Roel Funcken :: Mercury Retrograde Remixes V1 (Schematic Music Co.)

In celebration of the 100th release on Schematic, the label serves up a selection of fractured remixes with tracks taken from Roel Funken’s 2012 album Mercury Retrograde. Available on vinyl and digital, the release veers from the boombastic big synth whomp of Hecq’s take on the title track to the manic abstract electronic splinters of Julien […]

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SYNDRÔM :: Distant Thoughts mix

Pavillon36 label-head Syndrôm delivers a cross-sectional mix of abstract electronics and manifests a hybrid of genres from some of the finest sonic sculptors this circular cosmic spot has to offer. ##. Artist :: Track (Label) 01. IJO :: Coral Sea (Sutemos) 02. Paradeigma :: Skripnula Polovitsa (The Studio Stereo) 03. Nonima :: Pi (Tres Catorce) 04. […]

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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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Roel Funcken :: Mercury Retrograde Remixes Vinyl Giveaway (Schematic)

The first in a 2-part series of remixes sees Roel Funcken letting the frequencies loose with fellow cohorts Amestsub, Braza Lui Novac, Generate, Hecq and Julien Mier slicing and dicing five of Mercury Retrograde‘s entangled electrical glitches. Busted rhythmic stabs, dusty experimental dub and explosive instrumental refinement next to shattered ambient motifs leaves this first […]

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HURON :: igloomag mix

Take a step into the abyss as Huron directs light and dark through corridors of tangled beats, sliced rhythms and skewed melodies. Steffen Schröder (aka Huron) is a musician based out of Berlin, Germany. Having started DJ’ing in 1990, his first releases came out on Crazy Language, a label spawned with a good friend that […]

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Five questions for The Centrifuge

“As the project gained momentum an ancillary goal emerged which was to play our part in engendering an attitude change to free music, having long been considered inferior to commercially released music.” Wassim—of The Centrifuge—replies to igloomag.com’s Five questions. Igloo Magazine :: When did The Centrifuge start up and what was your inspiration? The Centrifuge […]

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V/A :: Emerging Organisms 4 (Tympanik Audio)

Emerging Organisms Vol 4 breaks the boundaries of previous entries in the series, reflecting both the increased diversity of the label’s output and the compounding production polish and compositional complexity that the contributing artists gain with each new release. [Release page] Another year, another array of emerging organisms appear on Tympanik Audio‘s annual compilation series. […]

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Mobthrow :: Pitch Black EP (Mindtrick)

A clinical demonstration of how dark, intense and subtly clever soundscapes can be put to work in the context of a fully DJ/club friendly context. Following his recent full length album release on German label Ad Noiseam, Mobthrow – real name Angelos Liaros – unleashes this beast of a vinyl 12” on Mindtrick records. If […]

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AD NOISEAM :: Eye of the storm

[April 2011] Well-respected German electronic imprint Ad Noiseam celebrates its 10th anniversary this month. So we thought it’d be a great opportunity to say thanks for the amazing music the label has given us over the years by tracking down head honcho Nicolas Chevreux and chatting about all things past, present and future. Igloo :: […]

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HECQ :: Ben Lukas Boysen DJ Mix

Ben Lukas Boysen offers a seventy-four minute private DJ mix now made available to Igloo Magazine readers to digest in its full capacity. Engorge yourself with Hecq’s selection of dubstep, techno, IDM, pop and all the ingredients in between. Ben Lukas Boysen (aka Hecq), known around the globe for his syncopated beatwork and innovation of […]

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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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Niveau Zero :: In_Sect (Ad Noiseam)

Frankly, there are far too many genres involved on this record to keep count of, yet they’re all flawlessly brought together to provide a very rewarding listening experience for both the club and the living room. [Listen | Purchase] In_Sect actually dropped over the summer, but as we’re still giving it regular listens some six […]

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