Wednesday March 8th, 2017-Echoes Program 1710C

Ry X is a musician from Australia who resides in that zone of ambient folk music like Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens and Fink. He released a beautiful album last year called Dawn that draws from his surfer boy childhood in Australia, life in Berlin, and his global travels.

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017-Echoes Program 1710B

Michael Whalen is a skilled keyboardist and composer who has nearly 20 albums to his name ranging from electronic ambiences to solo pianos in reverb. His latest album, Dream Cycle, is inspired by his difficulties with sleep and health. He plays live on Echoes.

Monday, March 6th, 2017-Echoes Program 1710A

Mike Oldfield is best known for his 1973 epic, Tubular Bells, but one of his most beloved recordings is his third album, 1975’s Ommadawn. Like Tubular Bells it was two, side-long journeys, this time into a sound that was pastoral, Celtic and African.