Category: Program Highlights

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…

Jherek Bischoff on Echoes Podcast

Hear about Jherek Bishoff’s strange life and idiosyncratic music in the Echoes Podcast. There’s a lot of chamber music being written lately by rock musicians.  Ólafur Arnalds, Johann Johannsson, Rhian Sheehan all started out as pure rock musicians, often punk musicians.  So did Jherek Bischoff.  He’s played with people like Amanda Palmer, but on his…

Jherek Bischoff’s Chamber Pop & Deep Listening.

There’s a lot of chamber music being written lately by rock musicians.  Ólafur Arnalds, Johann Johannsson, Rhian Sheehan all started out as pure rock musicians, often punk musicians.  So did Jherek Bischoff.  He’s played with people like Amanda Palmer, but on his own he makes a chamber pop music that includes vocalists like David Byrne,…

Best of Echoes 2013 Listener Poll

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 aspect of that soundscape.  Listeners have voted and today we’ll hear the results of the Best of Echoes 2013.…

An Echoes Celtic Sonic Seasonings

Christmas begins today with An Echoes Celtic Sonic Seasonings with Moya Brennan and Jeff Johnson, Brian Dunning and Wendy Goodwin I don’t know how Celtic music came to signify winter, but  slow aires and Celtic harps seem to exemplify a quieter and more atmospheric side of the Winter season.  We’ve dipped into that sound on…

25 Essential Echoes CDs for 2013

Some years are better than others and 2013 was much better than most.  Right now, you can Vote in the Best of Echoes 2013 Listener Poll.   But, this list is different.  This is compiled by the brain trust of Echoes.  These are the CDs we played on the show in 2013 that we thought represented…

Heavy Metal Strings-Eklipse Live on Echoes

Eklipse, A Non-Classical String Quartet Plays Live on Echoes Tonight. Eklipse’s live performance on Echoes has been one of our most popular shows of 2013.  If you like your string quartets wearing dominatrix attire, glam make-up and playing songs from pop and alt-rock bands, then I’ve got one for you.  Their name is Eklipse, and…