Guitar Splendor in Echoes Top 25

Erik Wøllo and Mark McGuire bring guitars back to Echoes Top 25

TimelinesCDcoverErik Wøllo’s February CD of the MonthTimelines,  leads Echoes Top 25It’s a brilliant recording of layered guitar dreamscapes.  Following close behind is our soon-to-be March CD of the Month, Mark McGuire’s Progressive Rock epic, Along the Way.  You’ll be hearing more about this album soon.  No fewer than seven vocal albums populate the top ten slots including Priscilla Ahn’s This is Where We Are; Warpaint‘s self-titled album; Linnea Olsson’s cello songs, Ah!; the return of Aurah with  Summon the Sky; Gem Club’s hazy In Roses and Simon Emmerson’s Fresh Handmade Sound reinvention of The Beatles on A Hard Day’s Night Treatment.  That last one, sadly, is not actually out yet.  The rebroadcast of Pure Bathing Culture’s live set boosted their return to the top 25.  See the complete list below.


  1. Erik WolloTimelines (Projekt Records)
  2. Priscilla AhnThis is Where We Are (SQE Music)
  3. Linnea OlssonAh! (Universal UK)
  4. Mark McGuireAlong the Way (Dead Oceans)
  5. Fresh Handmade Collective – Fresh Handmade Sound: A Hard Day’s Night Treatment (Lush)
  6. KrusseldorfFractal World (Krusseldorf)
  7. AurahSummon the Sky (Very Music)
  8. WarpaintWarpaint (Rough Trade Us)
  9. Gem ClubIn Roses (Hardly Art)
  10. Pure Bathing CultureMoon Tide (Partisan Records)
  11. Lost in the TreesPast Life (ANTI Records)
  12. Blow Up HollywoodBlue Sky Blond (Blow Up Hollywood)
  13. All India RadioFall Remixes (All India Radio)
  14. LarkenlyreMusic of the Extraordinary Voyages (Cynelic Gast Music)
  15. Kristin HoffmannThe Human Compass (Starr Records)
  16. Olivier LibauxUncovered Queens of the Stone Age (Music For Music Lovers)
  17. DarksidePsychic (Matador Records)
  18. Tonight SkyTonight Sky (Tonight Sky)
  19. Juliette CommagereHuman (Aeronaut Records)
  20. Muriel AndersonNightlight Daylight (Muriel Anderson)
  21. David Helpling & Jon JenkinsFound (Spotted Peccary)
  22. BluetechSpacehop Chronicles Vol. 1 (Native State Records)
  23. James HoodCeremony (Edible Sounds)
  24. Banco de GaiaMaya (Disco Gecko Recordings)
  25. Divine MatrixHydrosphere (AD Music)

John Diliberto (((echoes)))

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