As mentioned, Tim Hecker's new album, called Virgins, is slated to hit stores on October 14 via Kranky Records. You've already heard "Black Refraction" from the LP, and can now take a listen to the album in its entirety via NPR.

Hecker, who will be in Chicago to play a Kranky 20th anniversary show at Constellation on December 14 (tickets), will also be celebrating the release of Virgins with a performance at Co-Prosperity Sphere on October 12. The Empty Bottle Presents-curated Red Bull Sound Select show also features The-Drum and Wrekmeister Harmonies. Advance tickets, which are just $3, are on sale now.

All known Tim Hecker dates and his video for "Black Refraction" lie after the jump...

Tim Hecker - "Black Refraction"

Tim Hecker -- 2013 Tour Dates
October 12 / Chicago, IL / Co-Prosperity Sphere
October 17 / Vancouver, Canada / Vancouver New Music Festival
October 31 / Paris, France / Théâtre du Châtelet (TBC)
November 06 / Los Angeles, CA / Human Resources
November 08 / Seattle, WA / Chapel Performance Space
November 16 / Minneapolis, MN / Walker Art Center
December 08 / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Oi Futuro
December 14 / Chicago, IL / Constellation

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