Category: Living Room Concerts

Lyla Foy Plays Live on Echoes

Lyla Foy

Lyla Foy Brings her Haunting Songs to Echoes Live.  A lot of modern singers can’t bring it live.  They need backing tapes, ghost vocals, and rhythm tracks, if not more.  I remember one live Echoes session where the only sound in the studio was a lone voice, barely.  Everything else, vocal harmonies, bass, guitar, drums and…

S. Carey Live on Echoes

Sean Carey

Bon Iver Drummer Creates Naturalist Dream Pop Sean Carey has spent the last few years stroking drums and providing harmony vocals behind dream folk artist Bon Iver. So it’s not surprising that when he records as S.Carey, his own music has that same slow motion melancholy feel. But Carey brings some other elements to his…

Tori Amos Live on Echoes

Tori Amos Singing

Tori Amos is an icon among singer-songwriters.  Her 1992 solo debut, Little Earthquakes still resonates more than 22 years later and now that she’s hit 50, Amos is showing no signs of mellowing in a music that is as politically and socially charged and as musically adventurous as ever.  Tomorrow, May 13, she’ll release Unrepentant…

Mary Fahl’s Power Singing and Wolf Songs

Hear Mary Fahl Talk About Influences from the 60s,  October Project and Werewolf songs tonight on Echoes Mary Fahl doesn’t sound like any other modern singer. You have to go back to vocalists like Sandy Denny and Grace Slick to find a reference point for a sound which is more like warrior angels than heavenly…

Thus Owls Live on Echoes

THUS OWLS THEATER IN YOUR HEAD LIVE ON ECHOES I have been enchanted by Thus Owls.  This Canadian-Swedish band brings a theatrical feel to their songs of life on a Swedish island that is sometimes pastoral but often dark and haunted.  The band is fronted by singer Erika Angell who has a dramatic style that…

James Hood Hangs Ten on a Hang Drum Live on Echoes

Moodswings Maestro Unplugs and Taps Metal Instead of Drums and Computer Keys Live There are only a few new instruments in the 20th century and one of them is the Hang, often referred to as the Hang drum to the consternation of its creators, Felix Rohner and Sabina Schärer of PanArts in Switzerland.  They call…