Category: Program Highlights

Jimmy Wahlsteen 181st Songs Echoes CD of the Month for January

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20091230.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSwedish musician Jimmy Wahlsteen Channels Pop into Fingerstyle Guitar. You can hear an Audio Version of this blog, with Jimmy Wahlsteen’s music. On the cover of his debut album, 181st Songs, Jimmy Wahlsteen just looks too stylish to be a fingerstyle guitar slinger.  GQ poses and…

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’ John Diliberto Interviewed on WITF

WITF, 89.5 FM, the Echoes afffiliate in Harrisburg, PA, (Saturday 9pm-Sunday 8AM) just ran an interview piece with me talking about the show and our latest CD, Still: Echoes which is a featured CD at Borders in Harrisburg .  It’s on a segment called The Creative Zone produced by Cary Burkett. You can hear it…

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…

From Country to Cosmic: Michael Spriggs’ Neurasenia-Echoes December CD of the Month

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20091202.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA country picker finds his ambient soul with Michael Spriggs’ Neurasenia: Echoes December CD of the Month You can hear an Audio version of this Blog with Michael Spriggs’ music. Hot guitar pickers hang around Nashville like grapes dangling from the vineyards of Napa Valley.  Michael…

Ablaye Cissoko & Volker Goetze’s Griot Jazz

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20091125.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAblaye Cissoko & Volker Goetze at the Crossroads of Griot and Jazz You can hear an audio version of this blog with music. The African kora is an instrument that gently seduces you with it’s sound. Made from a large calabash gourd cut in half, it’s…

Still: Echoes-Echoes Living Room Concerts Volume 15

Still: Echoes, the Echoes Living Room Concerts Volume 15 has arrived. Like all our CDs it’s a perfect Echoes blend of music from pure acoustic works to the extremes of electronic music, with ambient chamber music nestled next to deep space explorations.  The album builds in an arc from Jesse Cook’s sweet “Rain,” with some…

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. …