|Released||21 April 2008 (UK)|
6 May 2008 (NA)
|Four Tet chronology|
Ringer is an EP by Kieran Hebden under the name Four Tet. It was released on 21 April 2008 in the UK, and is Hebden's first major release of original solo material since 2005's Everything Ecstatic Part 2 .
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Kieran Hebden, best known by the stage name Four Tet, is an English musician active in electronic music. Hebden first came to prominence as a member of the post-rock band Fridge before establishing himself as a solo artist with charting UK releases such as Rounds (2003) and Everything Ecstatic (2005). In addition to this ten studio albums as Four Tet, Hebden's work includes a number of improvisational works with jazz drummer Steve Reid and collaborations with Burial and Thom Yorke.
Dialogue is the debut studio album by British electronic musician Kieran Hebden, released under his alias Four Tet on 1 February 1999.
Pause is the second album by Four Tet. It was released on 28 May 2001 in the United Kingdom and on 9 October 2001 in the United States. Pause was Four Tet's first release on Domino Recording Company; his debut album, Dialogue, had been distributed by Output Recordings.
Rounds is the third solo album by British electronic musician Kieran Hebden, released under his alias Four Tet on 5 May 2003 by Domino Recording Company. Wanting to make a more personal record, Hebden recorded and produced the album in his North London flat over ten months using a desktop computer and a home hi-fi system. Its ten tracks feature elements of hip hop, jazz and folk; apart from a guitar part recorded for "Slow Jam", the music is composed from between 200 and 300 samples, many processed beyond recognition.
Fridge are a UK post-rock band, comprising school friends Kieran Hebden, Adem Ilhan, and Sam Jeffers. Initially Hebden played guitar, Ilhan bass, and Jeffers drums, but Hebden and Ilhan soon adopted a variety of other instruments, and by 1999's Eph the sampler was playing an increasingly important role in the group's music. Hebden, Ilhan and Jeffers all attended Elliott School in Putney, which has become regarded as a hotbed for musical talent; other notable alumni including Hot Chip, Burial and The xx - all of which members of Fridge have worked with.
Late Night Tales: Four Tet is a DJ mix album compiled by Kieran Hebden, who goes by the pseudonym Four Tet. It is part of the Late Night Tales/Another Late Night compilation series.
Just Beyond the River is the second studio album by James Yorkston and the Athletes. It was released in October 2004. The album was released on 12" vinyl and on CD, initial copies of the CD came with a 3-track CD of folk standards and original compositions, entitled Fearsome Fairytale Lovers. The album was produced by Kieran Hebden.
This is a comprehensive listing of releases, collaborations, remixes and productions documenting the solo work of the British electronic musician Kieran Hebden. Alongside his role as a member of Fridge, Hebden has established himself as a solo artist under the moniker Four Tet, and has performed as part of the duo Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid.
"Thirtysixtwentyfive" is the debut single from Kieran Hebden's solo project, Four Tet. It was released on 7 July 1998 on Output Recordings. The song marked Hebden's first branching into independent music production, alongside his work with Fridge. The title of the single refers to its length, thirty-six minutes and twenty-five seconds.
Icarus is a British band from London, England, specializing in electronic drum and bass with elements of experimental jazz and rich instrumentation. Formed in 1997 by cousins Ollie Bown and Sam Britton, the band's music has been described by Kieran Hebden as "really beautiful and also quite kind of evil". Hebden included an Icarus track, "Benevolent Incubator", on his Late Night Tales compilation, and Icarus also provided a remix of the Four Tet track "My Angel Rocks Back and Forth". Icarus have also remixed Murcof, Lunz, The Creatures, Spartak and Eclectic Method Featuring Chuck D.
There Is Love in You is the fifth studio album by English electronic musician Four Tet, released on 25 January 2010 by Domino Recording Company. The lead single from the album, "Love Cry", was released as a limited edition 12" on 2 November 2009.
Pink is the sixth studio album by British electronic musician Kieran Hebden, released under his alias Four Tet on 20 August 2012 by Text Records. The album primarily comprises tracks that had already been issued as 12-inch singles; only "Lion" and "Peace for Earth" were previously unreleased.
Text Records is a British independent record label founded by Kieran Hebden in 2001. Hebden has released much of his own music through the label: several albums and singles as Four Tet and two albums with the band Fridge. Other artists to have released recordings on the label include Daphni, Koushik and One Little Plane.
0181 is a compilation album by Four Tet, released by Text Records in January 2013. Comprising non-album tracks that were recorded between 1997 and 2001, Kieran Hebden announced the release of the album on the morning of its release via his Twitter and Facebook pages.
Beautiful Rewind is the seventh studio album by electronic musician Four Tet. It was released on 14 October 2013, by his own record label, Text Records. The song "Kool FM" appears in Grand Theft Auto V on the radio station Worldwide FM.
Morning/Evening is the eighth album by British electronic musician Kieran Hebden, released under his alias Four Tet in 2015 by Hebden's own Text Records and via the online music store Bandcamp. As a child, Hebden had inherited a collection of Hindu devotional music from his late grandfather but did not listen to it until his maternal grandmother died during the making of his 2013 album, Beautiful Rewind. After sampling the voice of Indian playback singer Lata Mangeshkar, Hebden was inspired to make a record with a similar structure to Indian music, particularly the raga mode and decided to break the album into a "Morning Side" and an "Evening Side". Alongside the sampled vocals, Morning/Evening contains complex drum programming, electronic sounds and manipulated found sounds.
New Energy is the ninth studio album by British electronic musician Kieran Hebden, released under his alias Four Tet on 29 September 2017 by Text Records. The album follows a more uptempo, listener-friendly style than previous Four Tet records while containing elements of those albums and a variety of musical styles as well as virtual instrument replications of culturally-tinged instruments. The album garnered critical acclaim, landing on several year-end lists by publications such as PopMatters, Q, Uncut, The Guardian, and Pitchfork, and reached number 48 on the UK Albums Chart.
Sixteen Oceans is the tenth studio album by British electronic musician Kieran Hebden, released under his alias Four Tet on 13 March 2020. The album contains the previously released single "Teenage Birdsong". To support the album, another single named "Baby", featuring vocals by British singer Ellie Goulding, was released on 23 January 2020. A third single titled "4T Recordings" was released on 3 March 2020.
Folktronica is a genre of music comprising various elements of folk music and electronica, often featuring uses of acoustic instruments – especially stringed instruments – and incorporating hip hop, electronic or dance rhythms, although it varies based on influences and choice of sounds. The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Musicology describes folktronica as "a catch-all [term] for all manner of artists who have combined mechanical dance beats with elements of acoustic rock or folk."
Parallel is the eleventh studio album by British electronic musician Four Tet, released on Christmas Day 2020 by Text Records. It was released the day after 871, issued under Hebden's 00110100 01010100 alias, which collects material produced from 1995 to 1997.