Tim Hecker Announces Companion LP, Anoyo, Worldwide Ensemble Tour Dates

Anoyo (“the world over there”) draws from the same sessions which led to Tim Hecker’s 2018 work Konoyo, but rendered starker, solemn, and stripped back, with more of a naturalist tint. Hecker’s processing here moves in veiled ways, soft refractions and whispered shrouds woven within improvisational sessions of traditional gagaku interplay, evoking a sense of vaulted space, temples at dawn, shredded silk fluttering in the rafters.

This is boldly barren music, skeletal and sculptural, shaped from wood, wind, strings, and mist. Modern yet ancient, delicate and desolate, Anoyo inverts its predecessor to compellingly conjure a parallel world of illusion, solitude, and eternal return.

Stream the preview video below:

 
 
Catch Tim Hecker live at the following dates:
 
Tim Hecker + The Konoyo Ensemble 2019 Tour
 
February 17 – Miami (FL), IlI Points Festival
February 18 – Brooklyn (NY), National Sawdust [SOLD OUT]
February 19 – Brooklyn (NY), National Sawdust [SOLD OUT]
February 21-23 – Los Angeles (CA), Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery [SOLD OUT]
 
March 29 – The Hague (NL), Re:Wire Festival
March 30 – Porto (PO), Vivarium Festival *
 
April 2 – Edinburgh (UK), Summerhall *
April 3 – Brussels (BE), Orangerie
April 27 – Marfa (TX), Marfa Myths Festival
 
May 8 – San Francisco (CA), The Independent
May 10 – Arcosanti (AZ), FORM Festival
May 11 – Santa Fe (NM), Meow Wolf
May 12 – Denver (CO), Bluebird Theatre
May 14 – Chicago (IL), Thalia Hall
May 15 – Toronto (CAN), Mod Club
 
June 1 – Barcelona (ES), Primavera Sound
June 2 – Copenhagen (DK), Lille VEGA *
June 3 – Stockholm (SE), Slaktkyrkan *
June 4 – Moscow (RU), Culture Center ZIL
June 6 – Paris (FR), Villette Sonique Festival
June 7 – Helsinki (FI), Sideways Festival
 
* = denotes solo performance
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