Category: Interview Podcast

Philip Glass Echoes Podcast.

Hear the Echoes Philip Glass Podcast It’s hard for me to think of Philip Glass at 76.  Even though he’s a lot older than me, I still think of him as a composer who I came up with through music.  Philip Glass, Steve Reich and Terry Riley all helped bring me over from rock into…

Ulrich Schnauss: Electronic Memories

Ulrich Schnauss’ A Long Way to Fall  is the Echoes February CD of the Month. Hear an audio version of this review with music 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…

Colin Edwin & Jon Durant’s Post-Apocalyptic Burnt Beliefs.

Hear the Echoes Podcast with Colin Edwin & Jon Durant Porcupine Tree is among the most popular of the recent generation of Progressive Rock groups.  They’ve even enjoyed chart success.  Colin Edwin is their highly regarded bass player.  Jon Durant is much less well known, but he’ been putting out wonderful ambient-laced electric guitar albums…

Hammock’s Echoes Interview Podcast

Hammock Talk About their ShoegazeEpic Departure Songs in Echoes Interview Download the Hammock interview on iTunes. Hammock doesn’t sound like your typical band coming out of Nashville.  There isn’t the sound of country twang.  Instead, Marc Byrd and Andrew Thompson mix twin guitars awash in distortion and reverb spread out over landscapes that can shift…

Janel & Anthony Echoes Podcast.

The Avant-garde is Made Beautiful by This Washington D.C. Ambient Chamber Music Duo Hear their Echoes Interview Podcast on iTunes. Janel Leppin and Anthony Pirog are two musicians living between worlds and sometimes states.  The couple are associated with the avant-garde music scene in Washington D.C.  The only thing is, their music tends to be…

The Reinvention of Kaki King – Echoes Podcast

Hear the Podcast of Kaki King’s Echoes Interview There’s little doubt that Kaki King has been the most high profile acoustic guitar player of the last decade.  Since her 2003 debut she’s recorded several albums, collaborated with musicians like The Goo Goo Dolls, scored films like Into the Wild with Eddie Vedder and Michael Brook…

Shoegaze Ambience with Manual – Echoes Podcast

Interview with Jonas Munk a.k.a Manual in Echoes Podcast In the early 2000’s a new sound in electronic music emerged.  It mixed German Space and Progressive Rock, with Shoegaze guitar and contemporary Electronica.  Two of the leading lights in this sound were Manual and Ulrich Schnauss.  Manual is Danish musician Jonas Munk and he’s carved…

Bryan Carrigan Washes Electronic Windows.

Bryan Carrigan Completes a Trilogy of Electronic CDs with Windows. Bryan Carrigan has been a journeyman musician, working behind the scenes on Hollywood films.  but in 2011, he began releasing his own music and he’s put out three CDs in the last year of his inventive and often ebullient compositions.  But towards the end of…

Top Ten Songs for 2012.

John Diliberto’s Top Ten Songs for 2012 TOP TEN SONGS 1 Geigertek “Underpass” 2 The Raveonettes – “Till the End” 3 Sharon Van Etten – “Serpents” 4 Liftoff – “Summer Shone” 5 Frankie Rose “Moon In My Mind” 6 Shel – “Paint My Life” 7  Blue Foundation – “Lost” 8 Norah Jones – “4 Broken…

Cage: Beyond Silence

Pianist Margaret Leng Tan and Producer Dustin Hurt on the Legacy of John Cage. Hear the Echoes Podcast about John Cage. There are icons of modern music and then there are gods.  John Cage was a god.  Few composers have turned music on its head the way Cage did with compositions like “4’33”, his silent…