Tag Archive for German

Heavy Metal Strings-Eklipse Live on Echoes

Eklipse, A Non-Classical String Quartet Plays Live on Echoes Tonight. Eklipse’s live performance on Echoes has been one of our most popular shows of 2013.  If you like your string quartets wearing dominatrix attire, glam make-up and playing songs from pop and alt-rock bands, then I’ve got one for you.  Their name is Eklipse, and…

Hans-Joachim Roedelius & Lloyd Cole: Clustered Commotions.

Hear the Echoes Interview with Cluster’s Hans-Joachim Roedelius & Lloyd Cole in the Echoes Podcast. In alternative rock circles, German bands from the 1980s are considered pioneers of sound.  Kraftwerk, Can, Neu, Harmonia and Cluster are consistently name-checked by everyone from David Bowie and Brian Eno to Stereolab and Radiohead. Hans-Joachim Roedelius, a founding member…

Lloyd Cole & Hans-Joachim Roedelius.

It’s A Meeting of an 80s’s Rocker and 70′ Electronic Pioneer. Tonight on Echoes, Cluster‘s (or Qluster) Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Lloyd Cole talk about their electronic collaboration. In alternative rock circles, German bands from the 1980s are considered pioneers of sound.  Kraftwerk, Can, Neu, Harmonia and Cluster are consistently name-checked by everyone from David Bowie…

Hauschka’s Mystery Prepared Piano

Here’s a bit of fantasy and prepared piano from Haushka, the German pianist who was recently on Echoes with violinist Hilary Hahn.  This is from the press release: While on a recent US tour with Grammy-winning American violinist Hilary Hahn, celebrated Düsseldorf-born piano composer Hauschka took a time-out to create this very special 3-part performance…