|Genres:||Electronic & Ambient|
|Tags:||electronic experimental idm electronica instrumental ambient|
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Kieran Hebden, 1980, London, England. Hebden decided to experiment with electronic music while taking a break from his involvement with acclaimed post-rockers Fridge. He began releasing solo material under the moniker Four Tet in 1997, a period during which Fridge were in the middle of a prolific burst of recording activity. His first two Four Tet singles, Thirtysixtwentyfive (the length of the track in minutes and seconds) and Misnomer were both awarded Single Of The Week by the New Musical Express. His wildly inventive 1999 debut, Dialogue, mixed instrumental jazz with a bizarre range of samples and sounded completely different from his work with Fridge. The album was well received and became the Output labels bestselling release. In 2000, Hebden worked with Stefan Betke to record the Pole v Four Tet EP for release on the Leaf label. The following year he launched his own label, Text Records, and journeyed to Toronto, Canada to...