Morton Subotnick was a pioneer of electronic music. His 1967 album, Silver Apples of the Moon, signaled a new way of making music that only used electronics. He talks about the early days of electronic music in the Echoes Podcast.
Daniel Voth is a two-handed tapping finger-style wizard but with a composer’s sense of arrangement and melody. His album, Trancendance is the Echoes March CD of the Month. Hear John Diliberto’s review with music.
Djam Karet are a now venerable American progressive rock group that doesn’t sound venerable at all. They’ve just released one of their best albums, Sonic Celluloid and they talk about it in the Echoes Podcast.
From Western Australia comes Laliya, the duo of James and Melissa McGuire. Since 1995 they’ve been creating an acoustic based sound with electronic extensions like delays and loops to create a world fusion of the imagination. They talk about it in the Echoes Podcast.
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.
We celebrate the 80th birthday of one of the Holy Trinity of Minimalism. Philip Glass turns 80 this year and it’s hard to imagine the music of the last 40 years without him. Hear it in the Echoes Podcast.