Hieroglyphic being

2016

The 33 Best Albums of 2016

From electro-protest anthems to rose-tinted remembrances of childhood.
THUMP Staff
12.8.16
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Hieroglyphic Being Wants You to Know About the Racist Undertones of 90s Rave Nostalgia

The Chicago native explains the message behind "This Isn't Your Typical 90's Era Techno / IDM Revisionist View," his latest 12" for Ninja Tune/Technicolour.
Michelle Lhooq
11.15.16
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Stream Hieroglyphic Being's Remix of Illum Sphere's "Red Glass"

The dance-floor ready new remix dropped earlier this week.
Britt Julious
10.29.16
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THUMP Mix: Hieroglyphic Being

Chicago-native Jamal Moss celebrates unconventional mixing and the healing power of sound on the latest installment of our mix series.
Colin Joyce
8.10.16
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Hieroglyphic Being Shares His Vision of Spiritual Harmony on New Single

"Spiritual Alliances" is the second single off his forthcoming LP, 'The Disco's Of Imhotep.'
Alexander Iadarola
7.12.16
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The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet Last Week

Nightlife musings from Seth Troxler, new music from Cassy, and a beautiful Pride mix from Octo Octa make our top picks for the week.
Britt Julious
6.26.16
Features

Trip Metal Fest Was Free—In Every Sense of the Word

How Wolf Eyes turned a meme into an experimental music festival.
Colin Joyce
6.7.16
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Fennesz, Fatima Al Qadiri, and William Basinski Make 24-Hour Tracks for RBMA's NYC Festival

'Shattered Streams' coincides with the current monthlong Red Bull Music Academy festival in New York City.
Alexander Iadarola
5.2.16
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The Golden Age of Internet Radio was Born in a Shack in East London

NTS changed the way the world thinks about radio, while staying true to its London roots.
Michelle Lhooq
4.19.16
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Wolf Eyes's Nate Young Is Curating His First Festival

The first annual Trip Metal Fest will include Hieroglyphic Being, members of the Sun Ra Arkestra, and more.
Michael Scott Barron
3.24.16
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New York Haunted Announces Epic Inaugural Vinyl Release With Hieroglyphic Being, Pete Swanson, Terrence Dixon, and Drvg Cvltvre

Also includes a track from the label head boss himself, Drvg Cvltvre
Michael Scott Barron
1.22.16
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An Oral History of 'We Are Not The First', Hieroglyphic Being's 2-Volume Transhistorical Manifesto

For his debut on RVNG Intl, Jamal Moss enlisted a range of luminaries from avant garde music history to make a truly formidable experiential jazz epic.
Alexander Iadarola
12.23.15