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night falls (remastered)

by hecq

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42n4 I like it very much and finally run it properly through my rpi volumio player. Quality is ok now. Sorry for my previous more negative opinion. I only wish you put an old version and 24bit version of this album. Favorite track: dis.
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evilkillaruna This album in non-remastered version was one of my favourites, but when it is now available as remastered version, the sound quality is somehow much lower than the original. I am looking forward to original version being available again, as this one was bought to me mostly out of sentiment. Favorite track: never leave.
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drastic steps Entranced by purple sunsets, giant waterfalls glimmer inside the dreams of tired migratory birds. That is what I yearn to see when I experience Hecq’s, Night Falls. As this album blooms under the needle, it submerges me. Words seem cumbersome, inexpressive, or even redundant. I start to think about the limitation of words and how often they evade more than they express.

This work will show you how to defy language through music, while at the same time constructing a language of ephemerality. Favorite track: bending time.
Mads Linden
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Mads Linden Amazing...... simply amazing... thanks to astrangelyisolatedplace.com for including in one of his mixes. Favorite track: night falls (reworked by christoph berg).
Julius Terrell
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Julius Terrell This album has a melancholy gloom to it. It makes me want to soak up the darkness and gloom and revel in my own misery! I picture dark clouds and cold rain and lightening. Such a sight indeed! Favorite track: aback.
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Dotflac Mainly led by crescendos and decrescendos of strings and faded choirs, Hecq didn't forget to add his noisy and glitchy touch with a well-put reverberation to Night Falls.

This release is impressive, speaking of quality and feelings. It's like a celebration of night and space, a travel in a world above us inhabited by superior beings and ended in a perfect orchestral way.

I strongly advise you to listen to it in one shot to grasp all the beauty of Night Falls, now expanded by Lupo's remaster. Favorite track: above.
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night falls 05:08
never leave 05:42
dis 06:12
bending time 04:24
aback 03:54
come home 04:58
giants 05:29
magnetism 05:40
red sky 03:57
above 04:05
i am you 07:05


the twelve original album tracks, finished with christoph berg's remix of the title track, have been elaborately remastered by ben lukas boysen to apply a more contemporary sound standard.

the initial release of 'night falls' in 2008 presented an important change from ben lukas boysen's previous catalog of work. with outstanding production and masterful control of individual sound techniques, this album marked an artistic turning point for hecq who raised the bar from a mere post-industrial idm producer to a contemporary modern classical sound designer.

the album was recorded as one continuous opus with moods ranging from teary eyed melancholy up to beauty and puissance, unleashed by discontent, the self-assured need to change, or even a stroke of fate. never before had hecq's music implied such melodic and compositional richness. comparing the music on 'night falls' with romantic classical music seems imaginable; majestic strings interact with electronic soundscapes to bring sentiments into being. this is the manifestation of a person who is aware that changes happen, and that changes have to be made.

once again, night falls turns off the light in your room transforming it into a ship which slowly moves along endless dark corridors of modern classical and ambience.

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hymen records ¥415


released February 17, 2016

all tracks written and produced by ben lukas boysen.
mastering engineer: andreas [lupo] lubich at calyx berlin.
artwork by rob chiu. packaging design by stefan alt.
published by erased tapes music.


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