Tim Hecker announces new album, Love Streams

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On April 8, Canadian ambient producer Tim Hecker will release a new album titled Love Streams, via 4AD. A press release states that Hecker was inspired by ideas like “liturgical aesthestics after Yeezus” and the “transcendental voice in the age of auto-tune,” while he was making the album. It was recorded in 2014 and 2015 at Greenhouse Studios in Reykjavik, Iceland, and features Kara-Lis Coverdale and Grímur Helgason, whom he also collaborated with on Virgins, as well as the Icelandic Choir Ensemble. That’s the album’s artwork above. Hecker has also announced a few spring tour dates, which you can check out below, along with the album’s tracklist.

Love Streams follows 2013’s Virgins.

Tim Hecker Love Streams tracklist:

1 Obsidian Counterpoint
2 Music of the Air
3 Bijie Dream
4 Live Leak Instrumental
5 Violet Monumental I
6 Violet Monumental II
7 Up Red Bull Creek
8 Castrati Stack
9 Voice Crack
10 Collapse Sonata
11 Black Phase

Tim Hecker tour:

4/7 Los Angeles, CA – Union
4/14 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
5/5 London, England – St John at Hackney Church
5/7 Krems, Austria – Donaufestival
5/19-21 Durham, NC – Moogfest

Tim Hecker’s Virgins is one of our Top 100 Albums of the Decade So Far.

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