Program Highlights

Scott Huckabay-A child of Hendrix, a brother of Hedges

Scott Huckabay came into the Echoes Living Room today. He was last on the show in 1998, although we’ve played his music regularly ever since. Scott Huckabay is a combination of an acoustic, finger style player who dips his already formidable technique into an array of stomp boxes, delays, loops, harmonizers and octave shifters. Think…

Klaus Schulze turns 60

A pioneer of the electronic frontier officially hits old age. It may not have sounded like it much in the last 15 or so years, but Klaus Schulze was part of the original genesis of Echoes. The albums he recorded in the 1970s and early 80s reside at the core of music experiences for myself…

Best of Echoes 2006 Listener Poll Results

The Best of Echoes 2006 Listener Poll is over and the results are in. The Listener’s Favorite 25 CDs of 2006 1 Lanterna -Desert Ocean 2 Bluetech – Sines and Singularities 3 Al Di Meola – Consequence of Chaos 4 Enigma – A Posteriori 5 Bombay Dub Orchestra – Bombay Dub Orchestra 6 Ah-Nee-Mah  -Ancient…

Download This: Lisa Gerrard, Patrick O’Hearn bypass CDs

Tonight on Echoes, (tomorrow in Philadelphia) you’ll hear an hour of music that you can only buy on-line. This isn’t a new phenomenon and I wrote about it a few months back (Farewell CD), but the transition is happening faster than I expected. MP3.com helped pioneer digital delivery before effectively folding its tent three years…

Arvo Pärt Reinvented

It was a double dose of Amiina and Slow Six this weekend. Earlier, I wrote about their Echoes Living Room Concert performances. But I also got to see them in regular concert performances, both on the same day. There were only about 60 people at the Slow Six concert this past Saturday night at The…

Ambient Chamber Music-Slow Six & Amiina

It’s ambient chamber music madness today on Echoes. We have two acts coming in whom we’ve wanted for a while. Even though neither have a new CD, opportunity knocked and we opened the door. Right now I have Slow Six warming up in the echoes Living Room. Slow Six is Christopher Tignor and 4 other…