Andreas Vollenweider CD of the Month, Rival Consoles Interview
This weekend on Echoes, enter the contemplative moods of Quiet Places. by Andreas Vollenweider, Echoes CD of the Month for October. His albums Down to the Moon, White Winds and Dancing with the Lion were classics of the New Age. Now Andreas Vollenweider has returned after an 11-year hiatus with an album of deeply moving improvisations for harp, cello and percussion. Read John DIliberto’s review of Quiet Places now and hear it this weekend on Echoes.
We also talke to Ryan West who records as Rival Consoles on the tastemaker Erased Tapes label. It’s a resolutely electronic project, but he still thinks of his chromium plated compositions as songs. He calls it “songwriting with an electronic palate.” Plug in to Rival Consoles on Echoes.