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Ravedeath, 1972
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Artist
Tim Hecker

Ravedeath, 1972 by Tim Hecker

Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972
CRITIC SCORE
87
Based on 13 reviews
2011 Rank: #5 / 639
USER SCORE
85
Based on
37 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
musicOMH

It's certainly among his most concentrated and well crafted works - the best since Harmony In Ultraviolet and arguably the most successful of them all.

90
No Ripcord

The record is awash with the feeling of isolation and teaming with crushing amplified annihilation.

86
Pitchfork

The notion of music as a cheapened, battered object, touches nearly every aspect of Ravedeath, 1972, a dark and often claustrophobic record that is arguably Hecker's finest work to date.

70
PopMatters

Ravedeath, 1972 is so amorphous and ungraspable this way that it ranks as Hecker’s most disorienting record, and therefore, perhaps, his scariest.

User Reviews
81
Tim Hecker's Ravedeath, 1972 builds a captivating story filled with serenity and masochism, as there are moments on the album where bipolar textures collide and ascend that result in something hauntingly beautiful.

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DETAILS

RELEASED: February 15, 2011
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Kranky
GENRE: Drone
WEBSITE: www.sunblind.net
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 9 - Cokemachineglow
# 2 - Drowned in Sound
# 13 - musicOMH
# 23 - No Ripcord
# 29 - Obscure Sound
# 48 - One Thirty BPM
# 36 - Pazz and Jop
# 30 - Pitchfork
# 48 - PopMatters
# 21 - Prefix
# 28 - SPIN
# 3 - The Quietus
# 11 - Tiny Mix Tapes
# 30 - Uncut
TRACK LIST
  1. The Piano Drop 
  2. In the Fog: I 
  3. In the Fog: II 
  4. In the Fog: III 
  5. No Drums 
  6. Hatred of Music: I 
  7. Hatred of Music: II 
  8. Analog Paralysis, 1978 
  9. Studio Suicide, 1980 
  10. In the Air: I 
  11. In the Air: II 
  12. In the Air: III
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