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Tim Hecker In Concert: Moogfest 2011

Tim Hecker.
Tim Hecker.

Few working composers transcend their compositional means as thoroughly as Tim Hecker, who produces soundscapes that feel entirely organic. Hecker's sixth and most recent album — titled Ravedeath, 1972 — is an enveloping, almost suffocating exploration of noise music.

Hecker buries melodies and rhythms in a deluge of dissonance and sound, obfuscating instrumentation; sifting through the thick, ambient textures of "The Piano Drop" is as gratifying as it is hypnotic.

Hear Hecker's textured noise in a full concert, recorded live at Moogfest in Asheville, N.C.

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