Ben Blackett & Jim Ottaway: The Echoes Interviews
Its an electronic weekend on Echoes with interviews featuring Ben Blackett and Jim Ottaway.
From 1990s grunge rock engineer in Seattle to electronic soundscapes composer, Ben Blackett has had a long music career. He plugs in computers instead of guitars and creates dance floor trances and melodic contemplations. His latest album is Portals. Ben Blackett talks about manipulating virtual synthesizers, choir samples, and his own wife’s voice, on Echoes.
Jim Ottaway lives on the Gold Coast of Australia and his music heads into the oceans of space. He’s an electronic musician who came to it late in life but he’s making up for lost time with over two dozen albums in last decade. Hes just released his latest, When Eternity Touches Time John Diliberto talks to Jim Ottaway about traveling the Australian spaceways on Echoes.