Friday, September 9

Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972 (2011)


Wikipedia - "Ravedeath, 1972 is the sixth studio album by Canadian electronic music musician Tim Hecker, released on February 14, 2011 by Kranky. Musically sparse, the album was recorded primarily in Frikirkjan Church, Reykjavík, with contributions from Ben Frost. The album's central theme is of the degradation of music itself. Critical response was largely warm, with many reviewers acknowledging the album as Hecker's finest. ... Reviewers found that the record did not conform to a typical structure. 'The record seems to have no center, no shining single moment, no climax or vortex. Instead it hovers lightly but ominously, like the notes in the songs themselves, hanging in midair without ever dropping to the floor. Each time a track threatens to spill over and crash, it doesn’t.' ..."
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