Echoes Top 25 for May

StoriesMusic boxes lead the Echoes Top 25 for May in the form of Rhian Sheehan’s Stories from Elsewhere, his brilliant CD of ambient chamber music that uses music boxes as one of it’s sonic motifs.  It was the Echoes CD of the Month for May.  You can read a review and hear tracks from it here.  That album leads a fantastic month of music that includes more ambient chamber music albums with Jami Sieber’sTimeless, Morgan Doctor’sMajor Over Minor and Ólafur Arnalds For Now I Am WinterAnd just when you thought any album called Yoga Moods had to suck, David & Steve Gordon put together a nice chilled collection with that very name.  Check out the rest of the Echoes Top 25 for May.


  1. Rhian SheehanStories from Elsewhere (Darla Records)
  2. v/aYoga Moods (Sequoia Records)
  3. SyrianaThe Road to Damascus (Real World)
  4. v/a Way To Blue: The Songs of Nick Drake (StorySound Records)
  5. Jami SieberTimeless (Jami Sieber)
  6. Glenn JonesMy Garden State (Thrill Jockey)
  7. William TylerImpossible Truth (Merge Records)
  8. Morgan DoctorMajor Over Minor (Aporia Records)
  9. Mike DawesWhat Just Happened (Candy Rat)
  10. Three Fields Wherever You’re Standing Now (Installed Worlds)
  11. Karl HydeEdgeland (UMe)
  12. Kaki KingGlow (Velour Recordings – Frontline)
  13. Stripmall ArchitectureSuburban Reverb (Kilk)
  14. Ólafur ArnaldsFor Now I Am Winter (Mercury Classics)
  15. Dead Can DanceIn Concert (Pias America)
  16. Robin GuthrieFortune (soleil après minuit)
  17. North Atlantic DriftMonuments (Sound in Silence)
  18. Robert JurjendalSource of Joy (Unsung Records)
  19. Still CornersStrange Pleasures (Sub Pop)
  20. Starr Parodi & Jeff Eden Fair Bert Stern: Original Mad Man (MagicMotor Records)
  21. HemDeparture and Farewell (Redeye)
  22. Rena JonesEchoes (Cartesian Binary Recordings)
  23. Don PerisThe Old Century (Badman Records)
  24. Gaudi In Between Times (Six Degrees)
  25. Portico QuartetLive Remix (Real World)

~John Diliberto (((echoes)))

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  2 comments for “Echoes Top 25 for May

  1. May 30, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    Just wait for Harold Budd’s new album “Jane 1-11”

  2. Jeff
    June 5, 2013 at 5:24 am

    Love Don Peris. such talent!

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