Category: Best Of

ECHOES TOP 25 FOR FEBRUARY-NAKAI TOPS

Native Flutes and Ambient Chamber Music Top Echoes Top 25 It’s no surprise that R. Carlos Nakai, William Eaton & Will Clipman topped the Echoes charts this month with their uniformly exploratory album, Dancing Into Silence.  It was our Echoes CD of the Month for February. And right behind it, Ludovico Einaudi‘s Nightbook, which has…

Maestros of the Mellotron-10 Majestic Mellotron Albums

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-Mellodrama.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMellodrama: The Mellotron Movie released on DVD You can hear a podcast of our interview with Dianna Dilworth Last year I wrote about the Mellotron and Dianna Dilworth’s documentary, Mellodrama: The Mellotron Movie.  Now that it’s been released on DVD I thought I’d re-post that blog…

Echoes Top 25 for January

The Echoes January Top 25 is topped by Jimmy Wahlsteen’s 181st Songs. See the complete Echoes Top 25 for January I didn’t see any of these titles at the Grammys on Sunday, but I’m sure glad we had them to play on Echoes in the first month of 2010. As our January CD of the…

Top 25 ECHOES CDs for 2009: Essential Choices

25 ESSENTIAL ECHOES CDS FOR 2009 We’ve sorted through some 2000 CDs and downloads that came into Echoes in the last year and we’ve picked our favorite CDs for 2009.  You can vote for your’s in the Best of Echoes 2009 Poll.  Deadline is 9AM, December 11. Overall, the mood of 2009 on Echoes was…

Echoes November Top 25: Robin Guthrie On Top

Robin Guthrie Heads up Echoes Top 25 for November As expected, Robin Guthrie‘s Carousel leads the Echoes Top 25 for November.  It was our Echoes CD of the Month for November.  If you haven’t heard it yet, it’s a definitive album from a musician who has defined post-shoegaze ambient guitar. Also on the list is…

John Diliberto’s Top Ten CDs & Songs for 2009.

John Diliberto’s Personal Top Ten. It seems like every year, annual year end lists are coming earlier and earlier.  Just as Christmas decorations start turning up in stores around the beginning of October, year end lists are arriving the beginning of November.  And of course,  Echoes has already launched its Best of Echoes 2009 Poll. …

Echoes Top 25 for September: Fernwood Heads List

Fernwood tops the Echoes Top 25 for September with their CD of the Month, Sangita September was another strong month for new music on Echoes, led by the second album from Fernwood, Sangita. I wrote about this group and their global Americana chamber music in my September CD of the Month review. Interestingly, the top…