Posts Tagged: tim hecker

UnSound Propositions: Previews of Unsound 2018 ~ Presence

In advance of PRESENCE, the 2018 edition of the renowned UNSOUND festival in Kraków, Poland, Joseph Sannicandro reflects upon this year’s theme, the history of the festival, and previews some of this year’s highlights. The very human drive for increased communication is

UnSound Propositions: Previews of Unsound 2018 ~ Presence

In advance of PRESENCE, the 2018 edition of the renowned UNSOUND festival in Kraków, Poland, Joseph Sannicandro reflects upon this year’s theme, the history of the festival, and previews some of this year’s highlights. The very human drive for increased communication is

Tim Hecker ~ Konoyo

Tim Hecker‘s Virgins was our #1 album of 2013, while 2016’s Love Streams was never picked up for review ~ the tonal differences were so great that they caught our reviewers off guard.  We missed the abrasion, the jutting edges, the jagged wrecks of

Tim Hecker ~ Konoyo

Tim Hecker‘s Virgins was our #1 album of 2013, while 2016’s Love Streams was never picked up for review ~ the tonal differences were so great that they caught our reviewers off guard.  We missed the abrasion, the jutting edges, the jagged wrecks of

Organ Reframed 2017

“Curating Organ Reframed 2017 has been an incredibly exciting process. To have the opportunity to build on the organ’s rich history and bring it to the attention of a new generation of artists feels important.  It may not be the

Organ Reframed 2017

“Curating Organ Reframed 2017 has been an incredibly exciting process. To have the opportunity to build on the organ’s rich history and bring it to the attention of a new generation of artists feels important.  It may not be the

Mutek 2016 ~ Previews and Picks

  The 17th edition of MUTEK, Montreal’s esteemed international festival of digital creativity and electronic music, takes place this week running June 1-5. A veritable institution, this year’s festival continues to showcase the best in both established and up-and-coming Canadian

Mutek 2016 ~ Previews and Picks

  The 17th edition of MUTEK, Montreal’s esteemed international festival of digital creativity and electronic music, takes place this week running June 1-5. A veritable institution, this year’s festival continues to showcase the best in both established and up-and-coming Canadian

ACL 2013: Sound Propositions

To be honest, I always find myself resisting these end of year celebrations. For starters, the year ends on December 31, so if nothing else I need the time to even begin to reflect at all properly on the preceding

ACL 2013: Sound Propositions

To be honest, I always find myself resisting these end of year celebrations. For starters, the year ends on December 31, so if nothing else I need the time to even begin to reflect at all properly on the preceding

ACL 2013: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Over the course of the past year, we received thousands of albums and EPs to pore over, review and discuss.  Out of these, we reviewed approximately 500.  In this feature, we answer the Big Question: Which releases were the best?

ACL 2013: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Over the course of the past year, we received thousands of albums and EPs to pore over, review and discuss.  Out of these, we reviewed approximately 500.  In this feature, we answer the Big Question: Which releases were the best?

ACL 2013: Top Ten Modern Composition

This may be called Neoclassical, Modern Classical or Modern Compostion, but everyone knows what it is: classical music for a modern generation.  When it comes to honoring remarkable writing and playing, Modern Compostion is the genre to which we turn.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Modern Composition

This may be called Neoclassical, Modern Classical or Modern Compostion, but everyone knows what it is: classical music for a modern generation.  When it comes to honoring remarkable writing and playing, Modern Compostion is the genre to which we turn.

Tim Hecker ~ Virgins

Tim Hecker is one of the few instrumental recording artists who attracts the attention of the mainstream.  We knew this album would be well-covered, so we waited to review it, hoping it would still sound just as good after half a

Tim Hecker ~ Virgins

Tim Hecker is one of the few instrumental recording artists who attracts the attention of the mainstream.  We knew this album would be well-covered, so we waited to review it, hoping it would still sound just as good after half a