Category: Interview Podcast

Hem Interview-Echoes Podcast.

Hear an interview with Hem in the Echoes Podcast. In the alternative rock, irony drenched landscape of Brooklyn, the band called Hem stands out for their sincere lyrics and nearly pure acoustic sound.  They’ve been recording since 2001 and despite a litany of travails that might give Job pause, they’ve persevered, flourished and been reborn…

Rhian Sheehan’s Music Box Podcast

Hear Rhian Sheehan’s interview in the Echoes Podcast. New Zealand artist Rhian Sheehan has been releasing electronic albums since 2001, but he started out playing acoustic guitar. He was good enough to jam with finger-style guitar icon, Tommy Emmanuel. But after forays into pure electronic music he has emerged with a sound that brings guitars,…

Shaman’s Dream Interview Podcast from Echoes

Hear Shaman’s Dream Interviewed in Echoes Podcast Craig Kohland and Evan Bartholomew, best known as Bluetech, come from different worlds.  Kohland began in the New Age Scene, playing percussion with his group, Shaman’s Dream and creating trance global grooves.  Bluetech began in the techno and electronic world settling in a career that oscillates between seductive…

Seti the First & Markophones

Download the Podcast of Echoes Interview with Seti the First. It’s been nearly 40 years since the Penguin Café Orchestra released their debut album, but their music is still having an influence on modern composers who are making a music between worlds, part classical, part folk and part experimental.  Seti the First is an Irish…

Banco De Gaia Mythic Sound

Hear interview with Banco De Gaia in Echoes Podcast. Banco de Gaia fired one of the first shots of ethno-techno sounds into the previously electronic dominated rave culture of the early 1990s.  Since then, he’s built a body of work by sampling the body’s of work from other musicians as well as sounds from the…

Ólafur Arnalds’ Winter Chill

ÓLAFUR ARNALDS’ FOR NOW I AM WINTER ECHOES APRIL CD OF THE MONTH Hear Ólafur Arnalds talk about For Now I Am Winter on Tuesday May 13 on Echoes Hear this review in the Echoes Podcast  Icelandic artists are subjected to many clichés: most commonly that their music reflects the frozen north, land of glaciers,…

Tina Malia’s Electronic Epiphany on Echoes

Hear Tina Malia’s Electronic Epiphany tonight on Echoes. When we first met Tina Malia in 2001, she was writing ethereal singer-songwriter tunes while gearing up for intoning kirtan chants with Jai Uttal.  All of it was based in acoustic sounds.  But on her new CD, The Lost Frontier, Malia has sculpted an album of deep…

Ulrich Schnauss Echoes Podcast Interview.

German electronic musician Ulrich Schnauss talks about religion, space music and a return to electronic sound in the Echoes Podcast. Five years after his stormy, end-of-the-world electro-shoegaze treatise called Goodbye, German downtempo synth scientist Ulrich Schnauss returns with a new CD.  Gone are the layers of distorted sound, aggressive grooves and over-driven guitar timbres that…

The United States of America-Joseph Byrd-Podcast

Hear an interview with Joseph Byrd of The United States of America in Echoes Podcast. We take electronic music for granted now, but back in 1968 it was a pretty rare and novel thing.  There were bands like Lothar and the Hand People, 50 Foot Hose and Silver Apples, but the group who took electronics…

Brian Reitzell-Soundtracks & Records Echoes Podcast

Brian Reitzell combines a vinyl junkies knowledge with a sound designers’ ear. Hear his interview in the Echoes Podcast In Hollywood films there are soundtrack composers and then there are music supervisors.  The composer writes the underscores for films.  Music supervisors sometimes work with the composer, but usually, they’re the people who pick the songs…