As Tycho, Scott Hansen blends swirling melodies into triumphant arcs that crisscross between stuttering beats and vocal samples, creating rolling sonic landscapes that extend into the horizon.
Hansen began releasing music over 15 years ago with ‘The Science of Patterns’ EP. His first full-length, ‘Sunrise Projector’, came out in 2004, and the critical acclaim continued in 2006 with the release of ‘Past Is Prologue.’ In 2011, his meticulous process saw the release of ‘Dive’, the first record in a trilogy that was followed by ‘Awake’ in 2014 and, most recently, ‘Epoch’ in 2016.
‘Epoch’ leverages the sonic aesthetic of ‘Dive’’s down-tempo vintage-style synthesizers and beautiful melodies while drawing on the kinetic energy of ‘Awake’’s progressive composition and organic instrumentation. The album debuted on Billboard’s “Top Dance/Electronic Albums” at #1 and earned Tycho its first ever GRAMMY Award nomination for “Best Dance/Electronic Album.” Over the course of the last 15 years, Hansen has developed from a delicate solo performer into the iconic frontman of a powerful four-piece live band that brings his compositions to life.