The 8th Icon of Echoes, minimalist composer Steve Reich.
There are two musicians who are always cited in virtually every interview on Echoes. one of them is Brian Eno, the number one Icon of Echoes. The other one is Steve Reich. And Brian Eno is influenced by him. The 8th Icon of Echoes is Steve Reich. The minimalist composer’s Music for 18 Musicians is the holy grail for many neo-classical, ambient chamber and electronic musicians. We look across Reich’s career in a profile, on Echoes.
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