Martin Hiller is a human being doing Boings, Bumms & Tschacks as an artist and musician. Utilizing a wide range of artistic means, from music, soundart and audiovisual works to photographies, paintings and writings, he creates carefully crafted Artefacts and Harmonies – based on a Sense of Slowness, Pacing and the Joy of Monotony.

Martin Hiller alias Hurley Wake

Martin Hiller works musically under the moniker Hurley Wake (formerly Huey Walker) and within in the groups The Kanadagans, The Splendid Ghetto Pipers and The Dorschleber Dream Collective. He has recorded Music since the late 1990ies and releases Recordings on his Label Rakkoon Recordings. He has played on several Stages, Festivals and Art Spaces and collaborated with Artists from various Disciplines.

Martin Hiller setting up his installation "fünftausend bimmeln" for 5000 small bells drip-dropping on three guitars
Martin Hiller setting up his installation „fünftausend bimmeln“ for 5000 small bells drip-dropping on three guitars

His Audio-Installations for multiple Guitars and mechanic Techniques, utilizing e.g. Pendulums, Waterdrops and Balloons, incorporate elements of time- and chance-based, generative music.

Blistering Billows of marbling Textures

The Music of Martin Hiller is based on Minimalism with a strong Relation to aleatoric and repetetive Structures.

His music incorporates Elements of Lofi-Homerecordings, spectral Processings, Guitar-Maelstroms and synthetised and / or sequenced Elements. Using various Methods from Tapeloops to digital Processings, he builds blistering Billows of marbling Textures and blissful musical Movements with freewheelin‘ Overtones – making his Live-Gigs to joyfully meditative freeform Fripperies in the fields of conceptual Aleatoricism and buzzing, emotive Improvisations.

Similar methods, thoughts and premises can be found in his Drawings, Paintings, Prints and Writings.

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