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Daily Echoes

  • Jaymie Rose Hennegan posing

    Monday, July 22, 2024 – Echoes #2430A

    We've been playing the electronic music of Vic Hennegan for decades on Echoes. Now we will be talking to Jaymie Rose Hennegan who has just made her debut with the album, Transition. →

  • Friday, July 19, 2024 – Echoes #2429E

    On a Slow Flow Echoes, the ambient guitar twang of The Royal Arctic Institute. We'll hear from their latest album, From Catharsis to Coma. We’ll also hear from Craig Padilla and Marvin Allen. →

  • Thursday, July 18, 2024 – Echoes #2429D

    Deadmau5 is one of the more adventurous of EDM artists. His new single takes its name from the feathered serpent of Aztec mythology, Quetzalcoatl. That and more tonight on Echoes. →

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2024 – Echoes #2429C

    On the next Echoes, music from New Age diva, Marya Stark. She teams up with multi-instrumentalist Daniel Berkman playing Kora, Cello and Ondomo. Their album is Underground River. →

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2024 – Echoes #2429B

    Kaleida are a dream-pop duo from England and America sculpting a personal sound born of evocative, but minimally deployed electronics and sensual singing. Their new album is In Arms. →

Wordless Echoes

A non-stop, seamless journey into an instrumental music soundscape where your mind can wander. No lyric vocals, no announcer, no interviews, no ads and no underwriting, just three to six hours of uninterrupted music:

Wordless Echoes – American Landscapes

A three-hour soundscape inspired by the landscapes of America, including Steve Roach, Jill Haley, Peter Kater, Paul Winter, Tycho, Pat Metheny, Patrick O'Hearn, and many more.

Wordless Echoes – American Landscapes 2019

Music inspired by the mountains, rivers, plains and shorelines of the United States, including recordings by Paul Winter, Ry Cooder, Pat Metheny and many others.

Wordless Echoes – American Landscapes 2015

Music inspired by the mountains, rivers, plains and shorelines of the United States, including recordings by Paul Winter, Ry Cooder, Pat Metheny and many others.

Wordless Echoes – Summer Solstice

Flow through a seamless journey of ambient and contemplative sounds on a six-hour Echoes Summer Solstice stream. Saul Stokes, Helen Jane Long, Desert Dwellers, and more take you on a journey through the longest day and shortest night of the year. Bask it in on an Echoes Summer Solstice Stream.

Wordless Echoes – Summer Solstice 2021

Three-and-a-half hours of continuous music to celebrate the longest day of the year, the official start of summer, featuring Lanterna, Khruangbin, Paul Winter, Stephan Micus, and many more.

Echoes Programs: Last Ten Weeks

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Dark Sky Alliance 4-square collageMay 6 (#2419A)

It’s a meeting of artists creating an ambient world when we talk to Dark Sky Alliance featuring Jerry Marotta, David Helpling, Rupert Greenall from The Fixx, and Eric “The” Taylor.

Calfornia Guitar Trio: Tom Griesgraber, Bert Lams, Paul RichardsMay 7 (#2419B)

The California Guitar Trio Live. As if 18 strings weren’t enough they’ve added six more with Tom Greisgraber on the 12-string Chapman stick. They debut their newest, unreleased music.

Quiet Resonance aka Tony Pounder head shot with guitarMay 8 (#2419C)

It’s Quiet Resonance on the next Echoes when we talk to Tony Pounders. As Quiet Resonance, he composes guitar orchestrations that range from ambient to pastoral to pure space.

Beth GibbonsMay 9 (#2419D)

We’ll hear something from the first chanteuse of trip-hop, Beth Gibbons. She was the voice of Portishead, but now she’s solo. We’ll also hear new music by Olivia Chaney from Circus of Desire.

Slow Flow EchoesMay 10 (#2419E)

On a Slow Flow Echoes, a guitar duo called Moon and Bike combines acoustic and electric guitars with a bit of a folk feel. We'll also hear from German electronic artist Michael Bruckner.

Sean Ono LennonMay 13 (#2420A)

Sean Ono Lennon, the son of John and Yoko, is following his parents’ path of exploratory music and psychedelics. We talk about his brilliant new instrumental album, Asterisms.

Dimensions in BlueMay 14 (#2420B)

It's Dimensions in Blue when hear the dream pop duo Golden Blue, from their debut album, Museum and electronic artist George Wallace from his latest orchestration, Etherica Blue.

Long Tracks IIIMay 15 (#2420C)

It’s Long Tracks III as we dig into some more expansive sounds for you. It will include a deep ambient meditation, a lost classic of German space music, a world fusion journey, and more.

Slow Flow EchoesMay 16 (#2420D)

On a Slow Flow Echoes we’ll hear from veteran British electronic artist David Wright, and guitarist Jon Durant, teaming up with bassist Colin Edwin and percussionist Andi Pupato.

Zanias - EcdysisMay 17 (#2420E)

Zanias is an Australian electronic artist who has been working in the Berlin EDM scene for a decade. But her new album taps a goth side akin to Dead Can Dance. It’s called Ecdysis.

photo: Trio Mediaeval, performing at the Big Ears festival, 2024May 20 (#2421A)

On the next Echoes, the Trio Mediaeval singers channel sounds from the Middle ages up through contemporary composers. We talk to them about their 23-year journey into the past.

Jo Beth Young - Broken SpellsMay 21 (#2421B)

New music from the artist formerly known as Talitha Rise and Rise. Now she’s using her real name, Jo Beth Young. The music is still as magical on her latest release, Broken Spells.

May 22 (#2421C)

On the next Echoes, Golden Blue, a husband and wife duo making an intoxicating dream pop. We’ll also hear music from New Zealand’s Melissa Cox who one magazine calls, "medieval hip-hop."

Slow Flow EchoesMay 23 (#2421D)

On a Slow Flow Echoes, new music by Michael Whalen. His album, Watercolor Sky is an homage to Windham Hill Records and features Windham Hill artists including founder Will Ackerman.

Abby SageMay 24 (#2421E)

New music by Abby Sage. Her debut album is called The Rot. She says “The Rot album focuses on the decomposition and reconstruction of everything she was taught growing up.”

An Echoes Memorial Day SoundscapeMay 27 (#2422A)

We remember on an Echoes Memorial Day Soundscape with music to contemplate the carnage of war. We'll hear songs from Loreena McKennitt, The Zombies, Hammock, Hans Zimmer and more.

May 28 (#2422B)

We have one conversation with a trio that has released an album called Seven Conversations. They are Jeff Oster, Vin Downes and Tom Eaton. We talk to them about improvising in ambient space.

Parra for Cuva - MimoseMay 29 (#2422C)

On the next Echoes, new music by Parra for Cuva. It sounds Latin but it’s a German electronic artist who has a bit of a Latin feel to his downtempo music on the album, Mimose.

Slow Flow EchoesMay 30 (#2422D)

On a Slow Flow Echoes, we’ll hear a pioneer of electronic music in film, John Carpenter. The director of Halloween, Escape from New York, and Vampires also scores most of his films.

Cigarettes After SexMay 31 (#2422E)

We’ll hear from two very different singers: One is the sultry pillow talk sound of Cigarettes After Sex from a new single. The other is Shekina Rose, a new age singer channeling the spirits.

Limina (Tyler Durham)Jun 3 (#2423A)

Echoes brings you the June CD of the Month, Coming Home by Limina. It’s a masterpiece of ambient chamber music combining orchestra and electronics in a tone poem for return and affirmation.

Echoes ReimaginedJun 4 (#2423B)

On the next Echoes, we'll hear cover versions, songs that have been reimagined. Some of them you will know, some may be more obscure and a few won't sound anything like the original.

Klaus Schulze - BlackdanceJun 5 (#2423C)

On the next Echoes we celebrate Klaus Schulze's Blackdance. Released in 1974, it was Schulze's 3rd release and the first to see him moving in the direction of music for which he's best known.

Slow Flow EchoesJun 6 (#2423D)

On a Slow Flow Echoes, we step into the Ambient Church to hear Steve Roach and his concert recorded live at a New York City church last year. We'll also hear Rena Jones and Kilo Watts.

KhruangbinJun 7 (#2423E)

Music from Khruangbin, the trio who straddles the line between psychedelic, slow jam R&B and trance music. They have a new album called A La Sala. We’ll hear that and Julia Holter.

photo: Carl Craig, at the Big Ears festival, 2024Jun 10 (#2424A)

On the next Echoes a giant of techno music when John Diliberto talks with Carl Craig. His music burst through all the stereotypes of techno to create a more symphonic sound.

Arooj AftabJun 11 (#2424B)

Music from Arooj Aftab, the Pakistani-American singer who wraps you in dark sultriness. We'll hear from her album, Night Reign. We'll also hear a psychedelic band called Magic Fig.

Edgar Froese - AquaJun 12 (#2424C)

On the next Echoes we get liquid with Edgar Froese's solo debut album, Aqua, released 50 years ago. Froese was the founding member of Tangerine Dream, but this album went more experimental.

Slow Flow EchoesJun 13 (#2424D)

New music by Immersion, the duo of Colin Newman and Malka Spigel. They have a new album called Nanocluster Vol. 2 and we'll hear their collaboration with Thor Harris from the band Swans.

Moby - Always Centered at NightJun 14 (#2424E)

On the next echoes, new music from Moby. His new album, Always Centered at Night, features a different vocalist on every track. We’ll also hear the latest by dream pop duo Still Corners.

Best of Echoes 2024 So FarJun 17 (#2425A)

It's the Best of Echoes 2024 So Far. As we hit the midway mark of the year, we're going to select the 30 best releases to rise above this year. Find out if your favorites made the list!

KasboJun 18 (#2425B)

Kasbo is an electronic artist out of Sweden whose music hangs between ambient and EDM. He has a new album, The Learning of Urgency. We'll hear that, as well as music by Caoilfhionn Rose.

Long TracksJun 19 (#2425C)

More long tracks. We'll hear a classic from Eberhard Weber off his album, The Colors of Chloe, and an electronic artist out of Denmark, Klaus Schonning, from his album, Symphodysse.

Jun 20 (#2425D)

On a Slow Flow Echoes, music by the ambient country band SUSS, although their eponymous release sounds more ambient than country. We'll also hear classic space music from Robert Schroeder.

An Echoes Summer Solstice SoundscapeJun 21 (#2425E)

Let the sunshine in as Echoes orchestrate a soundscape for the Summer Solstice. We'll hear music from Michael Whalen, Lis Addison, Mimi Page, Moby and an epic 20 minute track by John Metcalfe called "Sun."

Immersion - Nanocluster Vol 2 CoverJun 24 (#2426A)

Colin Newman is part of the iconic post-punk band Wire. Malka Spigel is from the Israeli group Minimal Compact. Together they record as Immersion and their new album is Nanocluster Volume 2.

Angels DescendJun 25 (#2426B)

Angels descend when we hear heavenly music as the spirits of angels fly through the soundscape with music from Jane Siberry, Iasos, Liminal Drifter and more heavenly bodies.

Caoilfhionn RoseJun 26 (#2426C)

New music by Caoilfhionn Rose. She's a British singer with roots in traditional folk music and branches in contemporary ambient and jazz. We'll hear from her new album, Constellation.

Slow Flow EchoesJun 27 (#2426D)

On a Slow Flow Echoes, melodic ambient music from C37. He's an English electronic musician with a penchant for streamlined grooves and lyrical melodies. We'll hear from his new album.

Dimensions in BlueJun 28 (#2426E)

It's Dimensions in Blue when hear the dream pop duo Golden Blue, from their debut album, Museum and electronic artist George Wallace from his latest orchestration, Etherica Blue.

MobyJul 1 (#2427A)

Moby returns to Echoes with the July CD of the Month, Always Centered at Night. Every track is a collaboration with a different vocalist, few of which you've heard before.

Tim Blake Headshot,Jul 2 (#2427B)

Electronic artist Tim Blake was there at the beginning, playing synth for space rockers Gong and Hawkwind and launching his own project of synthesizers and lasers, Crystal Machine.

David Arkenstone - Quest for the RunestoneJul 3 (#2427C)

We go on a Quest for the Runestone on the next Echoes. That is the tile of David Arkenstone's latest release as he returns to his fantasy-laden orchestral sound with a lot of Celtic touches.

Jul 4 (#2427D)

On a July 4th we take you into twanguility with an Ambient Americana Soundscape. It's country and western distilled though Brian Eno ambiences, but still with that country twang.

Slow Flow EchoesJul 5 (#2427E)

On a Slow Flow Echoes, new music by Bill Nelson. The legendary British guitarist has released yet another new album. This one is Marvellous Realms. We'll also hear from NPR's Bob Boilen.

Rich Ruth - Water Still FlowsJul 8 (#2428A)

We talk to Rich Ruth. That's the performance name of Michael Ruth, a multi-instrumentalist from Nashville. His music is a flow from ambient to free jazz. His new album is Water Still Flows.

Chris Isaak - Wicked GameJul 9 (#2428B)

It's a Wicked Game on the next Echoes. Chris Isaak's single, Wicked Game, was released 35 years ago in 1989. This sound has influenced pop music, ambient country and more.

Jul 10 (#2428C)

On the next Echoes new music from the psychedelically-inclined artist, Washed Out. That's Ernest Weatherly Greene Jr, and his new album is Notes from a Quiet Life. It always seems quiet on Echoes.

Slow Flow EchoesJul 11 (#2428D)

Ryan Farish began in Christian music, moved to new age, and now makes what he calls Positive Chill music. It's electronic music powered by EDM grooves. He has a new album, Sky Dweller.

Parra for Cuva - MimoseJul 12 (#2428E)

On the next Echoes, new music by Parra for Cuva. It sounds Latin but it’s a German electronic artist who has a bit of a Latin feel to his downtempo music on the album, Mimose.

Jul 15 (#2429A)

Forty years ago Steve Roach released his influential album, Structures from Silence. It’s a CD of quiet spaces and contemplation. They’ve just released a 40th Anniversary CD deluxe edition.

Jul 16 (#2429B)

Kaleida are a dream-pop duo from England and America sculpting a personal sound born of evocative, but minimally deployed electronics and sensual singing. Their new album is In Arms.

Jul 17 (#2429C)

On the next Echoes, music from New Age diva, Marya Stark. She teams up with multi-instrumentalist Daniel Berkman playing Kora, Cello and Ondomo. Their album is Underground River.

Jul 18 (#2429D)

Deadmau5 is one of the more adventurous of EDM artists. His new single takes its name from the feathered serpent of Aztec mythology, Quetzalcoatl. That and more tonight on Echoes.

Jul 19 (#2429E)

On a Slow Flow Echoes, the ambient guitar twang of The Royal Arctic Institute. We'll hear from their latest album, From Catharsis to Coma. We’ll also hear from Craig Padilla and Marvin Allen.

Jaymie Rose Hennegan posingJul 22 (#2430A)

We've been playing the electronic music of Vic Hennegan for decades on Echoes. Now we will be talking to Jaymie Rose Hennegan who has just made her debut with the album, Transition.

Echoes Extended

Music streams that travel the Echoes soundwaves, and sometimes venture further afield. You won’t have John’s mellifluous hosting, but we hope you’ll enjoy these non-narrated musical journeys.

  • An Echoes Summer Solstice Soundscape

  • The best of Echoes 2024 so far - top 30

    Echoes ExtendedThe Best of Echoes 2024, So Far

    Listen to an uninterrupted, non-narrated stream of the complete list of 30 best releases of the first-half of 2024.

  • Ambient New Year's Eve Soundscape

    A Downtempo Ambient soundscape for New Year's Eve, with a beat. Four Hours of un-interrupted, non-narrated groove, for celebrating, chilling, and contemplating the new year.

  • Winter Landscape

    Echoes ExtendedA Winter Holiday Soundscape

    Over six hours of music for the coming of winter, icy landscapes, and maybe a few Christmas carols as well, all presented without interruption or narration.

  • Extended Echoes: The Best Albums of 2023

    The Best Albums of 2023 on Echoes. Listen to our 30 Favorite albums of the year covering the range of the Echoes Soundscape, uninterrupted by announcements, in a continuous stream.

  • The Best Albums of 2022

    Best Albums of 2022

    We count-down the full list of the top 30 Best Albums of 2022, on this uninterrupted, non-narrated stream.

  • Snowman

    An Winter Holiday Soundscape

    Eight hours of uninterrupted music for the winter holidays, featuring classic carols and original tunes

  • An Ambient Americana Soundscape

    Three hours of uninterrupted music for Independence Day, exploring the country-tinged Twangquility of Ambient Americana.

  • Echoes Summer Solstice

    A Summer Solstice Soundscape

    Three hours of uninterrupted music for the longest day, and shortest night of the year, as we celebrate the beginning of summer.

  • Ambiences in Black

    Ambient Music of the African Diaspora

    Four hours of uninterrupted music exploring African and black influences in Ambient music, from Jazz, R&B, Hip-hop and traditional African music.

  • Christmas 2021

    Seven hours of uninterrupted music for the holiday season, featuring wintery atmospheres, creative reinterpretations of Christmas Carols, and original holiday songs, all in a continuous, non-narrated stream.

  • Halloween Soundscape

    Four hours of uninterrupted music from the dark side, exploring the worlds of ghosts, doom, and the unexplained, in an Echoes Halloween Soundscape. 

  • Non-Narrated Echoes - Ambient Chamber Music

    Ambient Chamber Music

    Four hours of uninterrupted, non-narrated Ambient Chamber Music, exploring the intersection of Classical, Electronic, Ambient, and Downtempo musics.

  • The Best of Echoes 2021, So Far

    Listen to an uninterrupted, non-narrated stream of the complete list of 30 best releases of the first-half of 2021.

  • Non-Narrated Echoes - Week 24-2021

    Stream: Week 24, 2021

    Eight hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring Agnes Obel, Moby, Erik Wollo, Stephan Micus, and many more.

  • Echoes Week 15-2021

    Stream: Week 15, 2021

    Seven hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring TONTO's Expanding Headband, Lisa Gerrard, Jean-Michel Jarre, and many more.

  • Stream: Week 10, 2021

    Eight hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring Pat Metheny, Steve Roach, Mark Dwane, Dead Can Dance, and more.

  • Best-of Echoes 2020

    All thirty of our Best-of 2020 picks, presented without interruption, in a continuous stream.  We start at number 30, and work our way up to our top pick for the year.

  • An Echoes Christmas Soundscape

    Stream: Christmas 2020

    Six hours of continuous, uninterrupted music for the Christmas season from Echoes, featuring tunes from Enya, George Winston, Tori Amos, Sara McLaughlin, and many more.

  • Week 45-2020

    Stream: Week 45, 2020

    Six hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring Kraftwerk, Ane Brun, Steve Roach, and more.

  • Week 35-2020

    Stream: Week 35, 2020

    Six hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring Erik Wollo & Michael Stearns, California Guitar Trio, Tycho, and more.

  • Stream: Week 34, 2020

    Six hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring Agnes Obel, Peter Gabriel, Mark Dwane, and more.

  • Stream: Week 32, 2020

    Six hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring Shpongle, Mark Dwane, Thomas Dolby, and more.

  • Stream: Week 31, 2020

    Six hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring California Guitar Trio, Dave Bessel, Nils Frahm, and more.

  • Stream: Week 30, 2020

    Six hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring Michael Stipe, Marketa Irglova, Enya, and more.

  • Stream: Week 29, 2020

    Six hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring Jim Ottaway, Gyan Riley, Michael Stipe, and more.

  • Stream: Week 28, 2020

    Six hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring California Guitar Trio, Mark Dwane, Jon Hassell, Vangelis, and more.

  • Stream: Week 27, 2020

    Eight hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring Aukai, Thievery Corporation, Mike Oldfield, Steve Roach, and more.

  • Week 26-2020

    Stream: Week 26, 2020

    Eight hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring Jon Anderson, Moby, Pat Metheny, Steve Roach, and more.

  • Week 25 - 2020

    Stream: Week 25, 2020

    Eight hours of continuous, uninterrupted music from Echoes, featuring Agnes Obel, Jon Anderson, Moby, Mike Oldfield, and more.