Tim Hecker
Features // 3 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Features

The Artists of the Year: 2013 Edition
26 Dec 2013 // 9:14 PM

It was a year of thrilling comebacks from legends like My Bloody Valentine and David Bowie as well the launch of major new talents like Lorde and Kacey Musgraves. These artists had the biggest impact on the shape of music in 2013.

The Best Canadian Albums of 2013
19 Dec 2013 // 9:14 PM

There's a thrilling breadth of styles and approaches explored by the best albums hailing from Canada in 2013, ranging from good ol' garage rock to East-West "noh-wave", from traditionalist country to First Nations' EDM.

//Columns

Party Machine: The Rise of Canadian Electronic Music
2 May 2012 // 6:00 PM

If Toronto is having a Seattle moment, as The New York Times called it, it's fair to say that Canadian electronic music is having a Chicago/Detroit moment.

//Reviews

Tim Hecker: Love Streams
4 Apr 2016 // 9:30 PM

Tim Hecker and his accomplice Ben Frost are cooking up some of the most striking, beautiful, and genre-defying music of our time.

Tim Hecker: Virgins
14 Oct 2013 // 9:05 PM

Increasingly acclaimed Canadian noise artist makes a thrilling, gleefully intense record that ought to win him even more ears.

//Blogs

Tim Hecker - "Black Phase" (Singles Going Steady)
19 Apr 2016 // 10:30 AM

Tim Hecker is back with a new album, and he's brought all of his dark, ambient soundscapes to the table once more with "Black Phase".

Tim Hecker - "Castrati Stack" (Singles Going Steady)
24 Feb 2016 // 5:31 AM

"Castrati Stack", the latest from electro-ambient artist Tim Hecker, is a sonic pool that merges many ideations of "stream" together.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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