Category: Program Highlights

Shambhu Brings Windham Hill Sound to Echoes Tonight

Guitarist Shambhu Plays Live on Echoes Tonight. Windham Hill Records hasn’t been around for many years, but their influence remains strong.  Today, we’ll hear from another guitar player whose music was shaped by the recordings of Will Ackerman and Alex De Grassi.  Shambhu is one of those musicians. In fact, Windham Hill founder Will Ackerman…

Hammock From Abyss to Revelation.

In a world of dance beats, rapid fire sequences and songs devolving into little more than hooks, Hammock takes a deeper, darker more textured approach.  They are the Mark Rothko of ambient music with sheets of sound shifting beneath each other like tectonic plates, but with the hint of melody and the feel of spirits…

Pure Bathing Culture in Echoes Podcast

Portland’s Pure Bathing Culture Talks Art-Rock, Jazz and Dream-pop in the Echoes Podcast. Whatever you call them, don’t call them Dream Pop.   But if you do, you’ll hear a sound to which most dream pop bands could aspire with Pure Bathing Culture.  They are a duo of singer and keyboardist Sarah Versprille and guitarist Daniel Hindman…

2013 Rewind: Best of Echoes 2013 Listener Poll

Start 2014 Off Right with a Reprise Broadcast of The Best of Echoes 2013 Listener Poll Results tonight 01/01/2014 What do you get when you take a contemporary avant-garde composer, psychedelic folkies, Indian sitarists and Japanese electronic musicians.  Apparently you get the soundscape of Echoes or at least the music listeners thought was the best…

John Diliberto’s Top 10 CDs 2013

This was one of the hardest lists ever to compile.  It’s different from 25 Essential Echoes CDs of 2013, which is our picks of the best music played on Echoes.  And it’s also different from The Best of Echoes 2013 Listener Poll results.   These are my picks from all the music I heard in what…

The Echoes Discovery of 2013: Mree

Hear Mree interviewed on Echoes tonight. Technically, Mree isn’t a new artist.  She released her debut album, Glow,  in 2011 when she was all of 17 years old.  But it’s her sophomore release, Winterwell, that revealed an artist of intoxicating depth and studio virtuosity.    Mree is not your typical singer song-writer.  Even though she started…

Echoes Top 25 for December 2013

Here’s the last Top 25 list for 2013.  And like our 25 Essential Echoes CDs and The Best of Echoes Listener Poll, it reveals just what a great year 2013 was.  There are seven Echoes CD of the Month picks on it including December’s selection, David Helpling & Jon Jenkins’ Found.  That’s unusual, but that’s…

AN ECHOES CHRISTMAS

Celebrate Christmas with the Soundscape of Echoes. On Christmas Eve it’s An Echoes Night Before Christmas On Christmas Day enjoy An Echoes Christmas & Hear An Echoes Celtic Sonic Seasonings on Demand for Free at Echoes On-Line As a special gift to Echoes Listeners you can stream our Celtic Sonic Seasonings show with Moya Brennan…