Interview Podcast

Bryan Carrigan Washes Electronic Windows.

Bryan Carrigan Completes a Trilogy of Electronic CDs with Windows. Bryan Carrigan has been a journeyman musician, working behind the scenes on Hollywood films.  but in 2011, he began releasing his own music and he’s put out three CDs in the last year of his inventive and often ebullient compositions.  But towards the end of…

Top Ten Songs for 2012.

John Diliberto’s Top Ten Songs for 2012 TOP TEN SONGS 1 Geigertek “Underpass” 2 The Raveonettes – “Till the End” 3 Sharon Van Etten – “Serpents” 4 Liftoff – “Summer Shone” 5 Frankie Rose “Moon In My Mind” 6 Shel – “Paint My Life” 7  Blue Foundation – “Lost” 8 Norah Jones – “4 Broken…

Cage: Beyond Silence

Pianist Margaret Leng Tan and Producer Dustin Hurt on the Legacy of John Cage. Hear the Echoes Podcast about John Cage. There are icons of modern music and then there are gods.  John Cage was a god.  Few composers have turned music on its head the way Cage did with compositions like “4’33”, his silent…

Azure Ray’s Blue Moods-Echoes Podcast

Hear a podcast of the Echoes Interview with Azure Ray. In another time, Maria Taylor and Orenda Fink could’ve been conventional singer songwriters plucking guitars, but since their debut album as Azure Ray in 2001, there’s always been a richness to their arrangements that perfectly matched the wrap-around harmonies of their voices. “We’re feminists, so…

SHEL’s Acoustic Dream Pop.

Download Podcast of Echoes SHEL interview. The band called SHEL is from a generation of musicians who grew up on their parents record collections.  The four sisters from Colorado, ranging from 18 to 24 years old, were listening to folk music and classic rock as much as contemporary music, maybe more.  They’ve created a charming…

Samsara-What Goes Around….

Here the Echoes Samsara Interview on Echoes weekend stations. Echoes Samsara Echoes Podcast: Listen Here. Samsara is the third feature film from director Ron Fricke and producer Mark Magidson.  Like their previous movies, it explores grand concepts with grand images and grand music.  Samsara is Sanskrit for “continuous flow”, the repeating cycle of birth, life,…

Hilary Hahn & Hauschka : Classical & Crazy

We recently had classical violinist Hilary Hahn and German pianist Hauschka on Echoes talking about their collaboration, Silfra.  It’s a work of ethereal atmospheres, frozen fragments and deep spaces redolent of the location where they recorded it, Iceland.  They played live on the show and this past week we ran an interview with the two…

Dead Can Dance-CD of the Month.

[Hear Dead Can Dance’s Anastasis featured tonight on Echoes.] Anastasis is  Greek for “resurrection” and that’s what happens here with Dead Can Dance, the gothic rock band who took deep atmospheres, ritual songs and supralingua dialects to ecstatic, transcendent heights in the 1980s and 90s.  There hasn’t been any new music from the band since founders…