Birth Place: United Kingdom
Years Active: 1998-present
Genres: Electronic, Folktronica, Intelligent Dance Music, Jazz
Four Tet is the moniker of Kieran Hebden (born 1978, London, England) a post-rock and electronic musician. Hebden first came to prominence as a member of the band Fridge before establishing himself as a solo artist under the name Four Tet. Hebden's music typically eschews the traditional pop song format in favor of a more abstract approach, as his sound and melodies incorporate elements of hip hop, electronica, techno, jazz, and folk music with live instrumentation. He attended Elliott School in London, where he formed the band Fridge with classmates Adem Ilhan and Sam Jeffers. The band signed a recording contract when Hebden was 15, and released their first album in March 1997. Hebden began...