Weekend, Oct 1-2, 2022 – Daniel Lanois & Rebecca Pidgeon

Daniel Lanois: Past, Present Piano: The Echoes Interview

John Diliberto and Daniel Lanois

John Diliberto and Daniel Lanois

Daniel Lanois is the famed producer of U2 and collaborator with Brian Eno. He’s a a musician who is usually found behind an acoustic, electric and pedal steel guitars or a mixing console. But he has created an album of ambient piano works called Player, Piano. It will take you back to the piano ruminations of Harold Budd, who Lanois produced. We talk past, present and piano.

John Diliberto and Rebecca Pidgeon

Some weekend listeners will also hear Rebecca Pidgeon live on Echoes. She may be best known as an actress from films like Homicide, The Spanish Prisoner, and State and Main. But she’s also released a string of really good solo albums. However, her latest is a departure. Inspired by her yoga practice she explores themes of the mind, consciousness and meditation. It’s called Parts of Speech, Pieces of Sound. Playing with a violinist and looping her guitar, hear Rebecca Pidgeon perform songs from it live on Echoes.

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