Echoes Top 25 for January 2015

Dreams and More in Echoes Top 25 for January.

sherryfinzerThe first month of the new year begins strongly with a Top Five that includes 3 CDs of the Month.  At the top is this month’s pick, Sherry Finzer’s haunting Sanctuary III: Beyond the Dream.  There’s last month’s pick, Wax Tailor’s propulsive chanson and Hollywood sound collage, Phonovision Symphonic Orchestra and there is next months pick, the backwoods, global ambiance of Arcadia by Fernwood.  We also note at #12, Tangerine Dream’s Mala Kunia, the last album released during the life of Edgar Froese who ricocheted off the planet on January 20. 

ECHOES TOP 25 FOR January 2015

  1. Sherry FinzerSanctuary III: Beyond the Dream (Heart Dance Records)
  2. Love Inks – Exi (Republic of Music) 
  3. Wax Tailor Phonovisions Symphonic Orchestra (Le Plan)
  4. Pink Floyd- The Endless River (Columbia) 
  5. Fernwood –  Arcadia (Whitehorse One)
  6. Orenda FinkBlue Dream (Saddle Creek)
  7. loveinksSubmotion OrchestraAlium (Counter Records)
  8. Erik ScottSpirits (Erik Scott)
  9. Chad Lawson – The Chopin Variations (Hillset) 
  10. Hundred WatersThe Moon Rang Like a Bell
  11. 7 and 5 – Themes for a Grey Day (Nix Records) 
  12. Tangerine DreamMala Kunia 
  13. Yael Meyer – Warrior Heart (Kli Records) 
  14. A Winged Victory for the SullenAtomos (Kranky)
  15. Brian EnoMy Squelchy Life (All Saints Records)
  16. Wax_Tailor_Phonovisions_LPSounds from the Ground20 Years of the Best Sounds from the Ground (Waveform)
  17. Carmen RizzoIllumanado (Electrofone Music)
  18. Jennie AbrahamsonGemini Gemini (Trickser Tonträger)
  19. Gareth DicksonInvisible String (Sleeping Man Records)
  20. Lex NicholsThe Path Less Traveled (Sand Hill Records)
  21. Neil Tatar and David DarlingWhere Did the Time Go ( Neil Tatar and David Darling)
  22. Vic HenneganLive at The Gathering Philadelphia (Vic Hennegan)
  23. Mary Fahl  – Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
  24. Barbara HigbieScenes from Life (Barbara Higbie) 
  25. Olafur ArnaldsBroadchurch -OST (Mercury Classics)

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