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Tim Hecker's new album, Virgins, comes out Oct. 14.
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October 6, 2013 With Virgins, the experimental electronic composer may have reached his point of no return: a piece of such force and clarity that even the indifferent should tape up the windows.
Tim Hecker and Daniel Lopatin's new album, Instrumental Tourist, comes out Nov. 20.
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November 11, 2012 Few performers manipulate sound quite as aggressively or effectively as these electronic musicians. On Instrumental Tourist, they form a single enveloping organism even as they dump their own daring and distinct ideas into the mix.
Moogfest always draws a creative crowd. But the festival's proximity to Halloween inspires some fans to dress in unusual costumes.
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October 31, 2012 Join All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen and NPR Music contributor Sami Yenigun as they drive back from this year's Moogfest and discuss some of their favorite sets, including electronic-music pioneer Morton Subotnick, DJs Andy Stott and Ana Sia, Exitmusic and more.
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Clockwise from upper left, all taken at Moogfest: costumed fans at the Animoog Playground, Atlas Sound, fans reacting to one of the live sets, The Field, a dewy-eyed fan.
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November 1, 2011 Host Bob Boilen and NPR Music reporter Jacob Ganz look back at the unusual and remarkable music festival known as Moogfest.
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October 30, 2011 Hear Tim Hecker's textured noise in a full concert, recorded live at Moogfest in Asheville, N.C.
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