Echoes Top 25-Rachel Zeffira Shines in June.

Echoes Top 25 for June features Dream-Pop, Ambient Chamber Music and Space Music.

Rachel Zefirra - The Deserters

Rachel Zefirra – The Deserters

The Echoes Top 25 is led by singer-songwriter Rachel Zeffira whose album, The Deserters was the Echoes CD of the Month.  This chamber pop singer is joined by several other vocal ensembles in the Top 25 including Karl Hyde, Olivier Libaux, Seven Saturdays and Still Corners.  In fact, eleven of the Top 25 are vocal groups marking a bit of a sea change in where Echoes music is going.  But there’s still plenty of ambient and space music out there including the number two album, Exploration and Ascent by Northcape and Jah Wobble & Marconi Union’s deep space dub album, Anomic.  Here’s the complete list of The Echoes Top 25 for June.

ECHOES TOP 25 FOR JUNE

    1. Rachel Zeffira The Deserters (Paper Bag)
    2. NorthcapeExploration and Ascent (SunSeaSky)
    3. Ólafur ArnaldsFor Now I Am Winter (Mercury Classics)
    4. Karl HydeEdgeland (UMe)
    5. Ludovico EinaudiIn a Time Lapse (Ponderosa Music & Art)
    6. Olivier LibauxUncovered Queens of the Stone Age (Music for Music Lovers)
    7. PealsWalking Field (Thrill Jockey)
    8. Seven SaturdaysSeven Saturdays (Lunada)
    9. Still CornersStrange Pleasures (Sub Pop)
    10. William TylerImpossible Truth (Merge Records)
    11. WallShoestring (Big Picnic)
    12. Jah Wobble & Marconi UnionAnomic (30 Hertz)
    13. Axess Aviator (Spheric)
    14. AmatorskiSame Stars we Shared (Munic)
    15. Stephen DeRubyAwakening
    16. Rena JonesEchoes (Cartesian Binary Recordings)
    17. DidoGirl Who Got Away (RCA)
    18. Allison Moyet The Minutes (Metropolis)
    19. HooverphonicThe Night Before (Columbia Europe)
    20. Rhian SheehanStories from Elsewhere (Darla Records)
    21. SyrianaThe Road to Damascus (Real World)
    22. Shaman’s DreamPrana Pulse (Sounds True)
    23. Sigur RosKveikur (XL Recordings)
    24. Ian BoddyLiverdelphia (DiN)
    25. John ParishScreenplay (Thrill Jockey)

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Rachel Zefirra - The Deserters

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