The Exchange Session Vol. 1

Last updated
The Exchange Session Vol. 1
The Exchange Session Vol. 1.jpg
Studio album by
Released27 February 2006
Recorded4 April 2005 at the Exchange, London
Genre Jazz / Electronic
Length36:42
Label Domino Records
Producer Kieran Hebden
Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid chronology
Everything Ecstatic
(2005)
The Exchange Session Vol. 1
(2006)
The Exchange Session Vol. 2
(2006)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic 68/100 [1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svg [2]
The Independent Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [3]
The Observer Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [4]
Pitchfork Media (6.8/10) [5]
The Times Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [6]
Tiny Mix Tapes Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [7]

The Exchange Session Vol. 1 is a 2006 album by Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid, recorded in one day at The Exchange Mastering Studios in London. The album contains no overdubbing or editing.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Morning Prayer" – 6:38
  2. "Soul Oscillations" – 14:19
  3. "Electricity and Drum Will Change Your Mind" – 15:45

Personnel

Related Research Articles

New York City (NYC) is the most populous city in the United States.

Four Tet English musician and DJ

Kieran Hebden, best known by the stage name Four Tet, is an English musician. Hebden first came to prominence as a member of the band Fridge before establishing himself as a solo artist.

Adem Ilhan

Adem Ilhan is an English composer, producer and singer-songwriter. He has released many albums: his solo music project released under the name Adem, in the acclaimed post-rock band Fridge, alongside Kieran Hebden, and as part of the electronic duo Silver Columns with Johnny Lynch. He has scored several feature films and television series and numerous documentaries.

<i>Rounds</i> (album) 2003 studio album by Four Tet

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.

Steve Reid

Steve Reid was an American jazz drummer who played with Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, James Brown, Fela Kuti, Kieran Hebden, and Sun Ra. He worked as a session drummer for Motown.

James Holden (producer) English disc jockey of electronic music

James Alexander Goodale Holden is a British electronic music artist and DJ. After beginning his career as a DJ and producer, Holden has moved extensively into live performance and founded his own record label Border Community.

The Exchange Session may refer to:

<i>The Exchange Session Vol. 2</i> 2006 studio album by Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid

The Exchange Session Vol. 2 is a 2006 album by Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid.

Steamhammer (band)

Steamhammer was an English blues rock band from Worthing, England, whose origins were with the blues. The band was founded in 1968 by Martin Quittenton (guitar) and Kieran White. The first stable line-up consisted of Quittenton, White, Martin Pugh (guitar), Steve Davy (bass), and Michael Rushton (drums).

<i>Tongues</i> (Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid album) 2007 studio album by Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid

Tongues is a 2007 album by Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid.

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.

<i>There Is Love in You</i> 2010 studio album by Four Tet

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.

<i>NYC</i> (Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid album) 2008 studio album by Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid

NYC is an album by Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid. Hebden and Reid had previously collaborated on three studio albums, with NYC becoming their final release before Reid's death in 2010. Inspiration for the album came from Reid's home city, with the two musicians meeting to record the music over two days in February 2008 at New York's Avatar Studios. The album was released by Domino Records in November 2008.

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.

<i>Beautiful Rewind</i> 2013 studio album by Four Tet

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.

<i>Morning/Evening</i> 2015 studio album by Four Tet

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.

Brix & the Extricated British post-punk band

Brix & the Extricated are a British post-punk band, formed in 2014 in Manchester, by ex-Fall members Brix Smith Start (vocals/guitar) and Steve Hanley.

Dylan Golden Aycock

Dylan Golden Aycock is an American Primitive guitarist and Experimental Musician from Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 2016, NPR named Dylan Golden Aycock's Church of Level Track one of the "Top 10 Solo Guitar Records of 2016" Uncut Magazine described him as "respectfully expanding on Takoma School roots, moving towards the sort of chamber folk compositions mastered by James Blackshaw and William Tyler." In the Bandcamp article "New Directions in Acoustic Guitar" Pitchfork writer Marc Masters writes "Aycock credited with nine different instruments, including violin, drums, pedal steel guitar and synthesizers add atmosphere to his thoughtful picking."

<i>New Energy</i> (album) 2017 studio album by Four Tet

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.

<i>Broken Politics</i> 2018 studio album by Neneh Cherry

Broken Politics is the fifth solo album by singer Neneh Cherry, and her second to be produced by Four Tet. The album was released on 19 October 2018, and has been called "quieter and more reflective" than its predecessor Blank Project. The lead single, "Kong", was released two months earlier, and "Shot Gun Shack" was released as the second single.

References

  1. "The Exchange Session Vol. 1 by Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid" . Retrieved 1 October 2016.
  2. Allmusic review
  3. The Independent review
  4. The Observer review
  5. Pitchfork Media review
  6. "The Times & The Sunday Times" . Retrieved 1 October 2016.
  7. Tiny Mix Tapes review