Artist of the Week: Tycho!

Jack of all trades Scott Hansen is known round the world for his art under the name of ISO50 (website: http://blog.iso50.com/) but he’s also known for being the genius behind the musical act known as Tycho.  With the release of Awake – his second LP for label Ghostly International – the solo project has evolved into a three-piece band. Relating closer to post-rock than ambient soundscapes, the record is situated in the present, sounding more like Hansen than drawing from his influences. “This is, in many ways, the first true Tycho record.”

The new album will be out March 18th on Ghostly International and will undoubtedly grace the top ten lists of taste makers around the globe.  Check it out!  To stream the full album, head over to NPR

Track Listing:

01. Awake
02. Montana
03. L
04. Dye
05. See
06. Apogee
07. Spectre
08. Plains

 

 

 

(photo credit Tim Navis Photography)


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Your friendly neighborhood Music Editor. Band guy turned promoter, then publicist. Exited publicity to manage a merchandising company. Now I write about music again, because it's my first love.