Thursday, December 29, 2016-Echoes Program 1652D

Merrin Karras is the performance name of Brendan Gregoriy, for when he makes ambient electronic sounds born in analog synthesizers.

Fans of The Exorcist will recognize the names of Merrin and Karras as the two priests in the Stephen King novel and horror film.  It’s a moniker adopted by Irish musician Brendan Gregoriy. He started out as a heavy metal musician before plugging in and creating techno music as I Am an Exit and ChymeraMerrin Karras is his vehicle for more ambient electronic sounds born in analog synthesizers. He’s more influenced by the German electronic sounds of Klaus Schulze than current EDM. He’s just released his debut album, ApexBrendan Gregoriy talks about the metal exorcism of Merrin Karras.

Start Time Group Name Song Name Album Name
 First Half Hour
0:01:00 The Breath This Dance is Over itunes Carry
Your Kin
0:06:00 Michael Spriggs Je Tune itunes Sonic
0:09:34 Lisa Hannigan Lo itunes At Swim
0:13:20 David Darling Gratitude itunes Gratitude
0:16:56 Skye & Ross Clear My Mind itunes Skye
& Ross
0:19:51 SHEL Is the Doctor In Today itunes Just
Crazy Enough
0:23:19 Forefathers Open Sky itunes Full
0:29:00 break-David Arkenstone Time Lapse (excerpt) itunes Ambient
 Second Half Hour
0:30:00 Interview: Merrin Karras
0:39:30 break
0:40:00 Merrin Karras Catharsis itunes Apex
0:45:10 Massive Attack The Spoils (with Hope Sandoval) itunes The
Spoils (single)
0:48:37 The Album Leaf Wandering Still itunes Between
0:53:58 The Receiver All Burn itunes All
0:59:00 break-The American Dollar  Second Sight (excerpt) Atlas
 Third Half Hour
1:01:00 Jah Wobble’s Invaders of the Heart Spheres Spirals & Pyramids itunes Everything
is No Thing
1:06:00 Angela Sheik Discovery itunes Home
Before Dark
1:08:24 Pan Electric Rising Slowly itunes Conscious Pilot
1:14:15 Ray LaMontagne Part One: Homecoming itunes Ouroboros
1:22:34 Christopher Tignor Artifacts of Longing Pt. 1 itunes Along
a Vanishing Plane.
1:29:30 break-I Think Like Midnight  Echo Celeste (ecerpt) itunes Warm
Seclusion Structure
 Fourth Half Hour
1:30:00 Starr Parodi The Heart of Frida itunes The
Heart of Frida
1:34:06 Loner Already Numb itunes Western
Sci Fi
0:37:36 Jherek Bischoff Headless itunes Cistern
1:42:49 Jenny Lewis The Voyager itunes The
1:46:19 break
1:47:04 Corbu Branches itunes Crayon
1:53:14 Martin Tillman Celluloid Spaces itunes Superhuman

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