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Thursday, March 04, 2010

Four Tet

Photographic Evidence
by Mark Jenko

The Middle East - 2/18/10

Four Tet

Kieran Hebden at the Middle East
photos by RSL's Mark Jenko


Essential mix (January 2010) by Four Tet
Four Tet live at the BBC
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The three albums Kieran Hebden, aka Four Tet, released in quick succession: Pause (2001), Rounds (2003) and Everything Ecstatic (2005) represent a high watermark in new forms of pioneering musical creativity. These recordings fine-tuned the techniques of electronic music: sampling, sequencing, tweaking and injected them with an almost alchemical warmth. His ethos and immersion in the process of making an evolving body of work is, according to one of his track titles: "Sleep, Eat Food, Have Visions." The result is a highly emotional and thought provoking set of records. Disparate forms such as free jazz, hip hop, concrete tape research music and open string folk tunings are distilled into something that can only be described as sounding like Four Tet

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FOUR TET at the Middle East 2-18-10

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1 comment:

Tom said...

can't believe i missed this show! didn't even know he was here.