Category: Best Of

Echoes August Top 25

Matthew Schoening leads the looping cellists to head of Echoes August Top 25 Summer closes with another strong Echoes Top 25 headed up by our August CD of the Month, Matthew Schoening’s Elements.  Not far behind it is our CD of the Month from July, Carmen Rizzo’s Looking Through Leaves, something we’ll be doing in…

Echoes July Top 25

Carmen Rizzo’s Looking Through Leaves tops Echoes July Top 25 Judging from this month’s Top 25, summer didn’t provide much of a slowdown in good music this year on Echoes.  Topping the list of course was our July CD of the Month, Carmen Rizzo’s Looking Through Leaves, a perfect summer CD of dream pop.  Link…

10 Great Road Songs.

Songs to send you cruising the highway with the windows down and the stereo loud. Echoes Philadelphia affiliate WXPN is seeking votes in another of their annual  885 “whatever” lists and this year it’s 885 Ultimate Road Trip Songs. Not songs about the road, but songs to create that soundtrack for heading down the road,…

Echoes Top 25 for June: Erik Wollo’s Gateway #1.

Erik Wollo’s Gateway, our June CD of the Month, leads the way for the Echoes Top 25 for June. Erik Wollo’s Gateway tops the Echoes Top 25 for June.  That’s no surprise since it was the Echoes CD of the Month.   But following right behind it is Carbon Based Lifeforms and Interloper, another great album…

Echoes May Top 25_Hammock Swings To Top

Hammock’s Chasing After Shadows…Living with the Ghosts Haunts the Top of Echoes Top 25 for May. Three Echoes CDs of the Month are 1-2-3 in the Echoes Top 25.  Hammock from May, Ludovico Einaudi‘s Nightbook from April and Robert Rich‘s Ylang from March.  It looks like the Top 25 from 2010 should be pretty good.…

Echoes Top 25 for April-Robert Rich Ylang Sprouts to Top

Echoes Top 25 for April. The Echoes Top 25 CDs for April is up.  Of course Robert Rich‘s Ylang, our Echoes CD of the Month, tops the list.  Right behind him is the album of intimate duets between guitarist Ralph Towner and trumpeter Paolo Fresu, Chiaroscuro. You can see the complete Echoes Top 25 for…

Vangelis-Icon of Echoes-10 Best CDs

VANGELIS: #11 of 20 ICONS OF ECHOES 10 Essential Vangelis CDs Celebrate the 70th birthday of Vangelis, composer of Chariots of Fires tonight on Echoes. In 2009 I posted this list of 10 Essential Vangelis CDs when we ran our Vangelis: Then & Now segment.  Tonight, Thursday, March 28 on Echoes you can hear a…

Echoes Top 25 for March: Ludovico Einaudi on Top

Echoes Top 25 for March The Echoes Top 25 for March is posted.   It’s no surprise to see Ludovico Einaudi‘s Nightbook on top.  It was our Echoes CD of the Month for March. Right behind it are three albums that could’ve been CDs of the month and one that is, Robert Rich‘s Ylang, which is…

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: 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 with some…