Post Tagged with: "Tim Hecker"

Day For Night 2017 :: December 15-17 (Houston, TX) – Visual Archive

Day For Night delivered its most ambitious festival yet, with a well-curated three-day program of music and cutting-edge visual art installations. Held at the site that was once home to Houston’s main post office, the festival once again offered two indoor and two outdoor stages, and over a million square feet of indoor space to get […]

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Elsewhereness revisited #7 stuff made of dreams which are

Elsewhereness revisited is an occasional feature documenting the drift at the margins: ambient gasbagging, tube-d, cloud-ed, and camp-ed up, complete with companion mix, Elsewhereness revisited #7.    Ambient/folk-gaze maven, Benoît Pioulard, has Lignin Poise, on Beacon Sound. Forget his pop/folk-y fluff, this is the stuff made of dreams which are!—another of those hazy slow falls inwards with airy guitar and a […]

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VISUAL ARCHIVE—Moogfest 2016 :: May 19-22 (Durham, NC)

Delivering much more than just performances, Moogfest is also a full-fledged technology conference, with dozens of panels and talks covering topics like instrument design philosophy, artificial intelligence, and the future of creativity. Moogfest, named after synth pioneer Dr. Robert Moog and now a biennial event, is poised to prove its well-earned reputation as the US […]

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DECIBEL FESTIVAL 2015 :: In-depth coverage & visual archive

At this event the music itself matters, and audiences would rather hear Autechre’s complex and aggressive IDM in a blacked-out club than cringe at Steve Aoki’s new Celine Dion remix or Skrillex and Diplo’s latest collaboration with Justin Bieber (yes, these are actual things that unfortunately happen in real life at other festivals). Here are […]

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Big Ears Festival 2014 :: Visual archive

A world-class event showcasing a range of exceptional musicians across the related realms of avant-garde, modern classical composition, drone, electronic music, and noise. Big Ears Festival (held in Knoxville, Tennessee from March 28th-30th, 2014) returned after a two year hiatus to re-establish itself as a world-class event showcasing a range of exceptional musicians across the […]

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DENOVALI SWINGFEST 2013 :: 27 tracks free download festival sampler

In early October, Denovali Records will host their Experimental Music Festival called DENOVALI SWINGFEST for the 6th time in Essen (Germany). The festival will happen on October 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th 2013 in the WeststadtHalle Essen in Germany—the label invited 23 artists from 10 different countries including for example Emika (uk), Nils Frahm (ger), Tim Hecker […]

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Alan Lockett’s Tops of 2011 :: So Far (So Good)

Igloo Magazine Contributing Editor, Alan Lockett’s verdict on 2011’s half-year of music is sofar, sogood, with his picks appearing on two Top lists here. To accompany this, extracts from his thirty picks were chosen and sorted into two piles, broadly designated ambient/drone and techno/dub/idm, and spun into a brace of mixes. :::….:.:::….:::::::..:::::…..::..::::…::::.:.::::..:::…:::….:::.::::.:.::.:::.:::.:::…:::..::…:: 20eleven sogood :: […]

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ALAN LOCKETT :: 20eleven sofar | sogood (igloomag mix)

Alan, known to some as albient for his mix-tricks (and occasional audio-doodle) compiles 15 of driftiest dream-dealers in ambient/drone for 20eleven so far, while for 20eleven sogood he channels another 15 of the movie’n’grooviest techno/dub/idm players. Igloo Magazine Contributing Editor, Alan Lockett’s verdict on 2011’s half-year of music is sofar, sogood, with his picks appearing […]

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Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath, 1972 (Kranky)

Other listeners have remarked how the album is perfect accompaniment to early evening or night, but it sounds to this listener as though it would be the only appropriate soundtrack for a cyclonic wind; the type that threatens to blast you off your feet and sweep you into sky unless you plant your feet with […]

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