Streaming + Download. Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Purchasable with gift card. CD. Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album. Includes unlimited streaming of Dropped Pianos via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. ships out within 3 days. Few in the field of explorative ambient music have remained as questing and unclassifiable as Canadian composer Tim Hecker. Across his 15-year career he has moved through shades of reflective electronic noise, experiential sound design, and modern composition with a deft and distinguished touch.
The nine early piano sketches collected on Dropped Pianos are starker and colder than what ended up on Tim Hecker's masterful Ravedeath, 1972. Despite being tonally opposite, they can be as compelling as what they eventually became. The nine early piano sketches collected on Dropped Pianos are starker and colder than what ended up on Tim Hecker's masterful Ravedeath, 1972. When I first read that Tim Hecker made the source material for Ravedeath, 1972, his masterful album from earlier this year, on a pipe organ in an church in Iceland, I figured the album might sound dark and eerie. I pictured Hecker using the setting's natural reverb to reflect what I imagined to be the space's chilly mysteries.
Ravedeath, 1972 is the sixth studio album by Canadian electronic music musician Tim Hecker, released on February 14, 2011 by Kranky. The album was recorded primarily in Frikirkjan Church, Reykjavík, with contributions from Ben Frost. It makes prominent use of pipe organ, and was described by Hecker as "a hybrid of a studio and a live record.
☆☆ ~ Great and respectable work. Even though the whole project doesn't manages the virtuosity and versatility as a majestic album effectively does, the overall feeling was succesfully positive on me. 2mo. Or consider a donation? Track List.
Tim Hecker - Dropped Pianos. Tim Hecker - Dropped Pianos. When an artist can release basically a demo album and have it be critically acclaimed, that is a sign of greatness and Tim Hecker certainly would fall under the great category, Dropped Pianos will appeal to anyone looking for something to relax to as it really allows the listener to just unwind. It's a very soothing and enjoyable experience and keeps the hungry Hecker fans satisfied after the impressive Ravedeath album.
Tim Hecker has a new full-length due out next month called Dropped Pianos. The release is a spin-off of Hecker's last album, Ravedeath, 1972, a moody ambient work that many critics hailed as one of the Quebecois artist's best. It collects nine "sketches" he recorded in 2010 as he drew up ideas for the album, thereby providing a window into his creative process. While the majority of Ravedeath relies heavily on electronic production, the sketches on Dropped Piano are simple and piano-driven, but possess a mournful and dramatic feeling that makes them clear precursors to the.
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