Virgins by Tim Hecker, released 14 October 2013 1. Prism 2. Virginal I 3. Radiance 4. Live Room 5. Live Room Out 6. Virginal II 7. Black Refraction 8. Incense at Abu Ghraib 9. Amps, Drugs, Harmonium 10. Stimata I 11. Stigmata II 12. Stab Variation Virgins was recorded during three periods in 2012, mostly in Reykjavik, Montreal and Seattle, using ensembles in live performance. The sound palette of this work is wider, almost 'percussive' and tighter sounding than previous works.
Virgins is the seventh studio album by Canadian electronic musician Tim Hecker, released on October 14, 2013 by Kranky and Paper Bag Records. The album features contributions from Kara-Lis Coverdale. Virgins was recorded during three periods in 2012, mostly in Reykjavik, Montreal and Seattle, using ensembles in live performance. A statement on Hecker's Bandcamp page elaborates: "The sound palette of this work is wider, almost 'percussive' and tighter sounding than previous works.
Tim Hecker - Virgins Tim Hecker's music has always worked best at high volume-it makes for more tension when things go quiet. This was especially true of his last album, Ravedeath, 1972, which saw him make incredible use of a church organ to push his bass obsession to its limits. In making Virgins, his seventh solo album, Hecker recorded with a group of live musicians for the first time, resulting in a much more diverse set of sounds for the Canadian artist to work with
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Virgins follows his three previous Kranky albums, 2006's Harmony in Ultraviolet, 2008's Imaginary Country, and 2011's Ravedeath, 1972, but markedly departs from them in consciously engaging more musical strategies (like minimalism) without formally employing them. For the first time, Hecker used live ensembles and mixed the sessions with composer Valgeir Sigurðsson
The resurrection of Tim Hecker's glitch roots on this album are something to note as well. Hecker uses glitch noises similar to sounds off of Fennesz's Endless Summer with a similar context. That is, what I perceive (vaguely) as the forced thoughts of the mind. Tim Hecker is, in my opinion, deserving of a ton more attention than he gets. One of the most sonically pleasing artists I've ever heard.
Virgins (Tim Hecker album). Studio album by Tim Hecker. Virgins is the seventh studio album by Canadian electronic musician Tim Hecker, released on October 14, 2013 by Kranky and Paper Bag Records Contents. 1 Critical reception.
This marriage of heady and heavy elements reached a zenith in 2011 with Ravedeath, 1972, an album that for all its abstraction remained a truly immersive and personal listen. While this remains true of Hecker’s latest full-length Virgins, in many ways the album is a departure from his past work.