Erik Scott has played bass with Alice Cooper and Flo & Eddie. He also co-founded the R&B band, Sonia Dada. But in his case, past wasn’t prologue to the instrumental soundscapes of his album, In the Company of Clouds. He talks about it in the Echoes Podcast.
Before it was corporate music for spas and yoga studios, New Age music had adventurous, experimental Indie roots. Producer Douglas Mcgowen unearths them in two collections. “I Am The Center, Private Issue New Age Music in America, 1950-1990” and “The Microcosm, Visionary Music of Continental Europe, 1970-1986.”