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Mountains, David Daniell and Tim Hecker at Cambridge YMCA

Mountains, David Daniell and Tim Hecker at Cambridge YMCA

Brooklyn duo Mountains can drive us mad, as when they suffuse "Telescope" - from last year's otherwise masterful Choral (Thrill Jockey) - with irritating white...
By webteam  |  February 10, 2010
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Manufactured landscapes

Depending on our mood, most of us seek out albums that coddle our hopes, fears, and concerns; failing that, we want escapism, foreign environments that either take us where we want to be or startle us with the thrill of the new.
Highlights from a banner year in wordless music

Tim Hecker | An Imaginary Country

With his sixth album, Tim Hecker continues his computer-enabled investigations into the ambient music of nebulous distortion.
Kranky (2009)
By DEVIN KING  |  March 10, 2009

Growing | All the Way

You get the sense that Growing have been looking more and more toward the other side of the drone spectrum — that of the tiny computer.
Social Registry
By DEVIN KING  |  September 10, 2008

Winning losers

Every last one of you who votes in our Best Music Poll is a treasure; but blessed are those who write-in.
Stand up for your write(-ins)
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 07, 2008

Type Radio

The UK label Type Records specializes in avant-garde music with a soft, lyrical touch.
Free extended MP3 mixes
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  July 30, 2007