Tag: Acoustic Guitar

Fernwood in Echoes Podcast

Gayle Ellett and Todd Montgomery are modern musicians purveying a backwoods Americana global music fusion as Fernwood. Arcadia is their second album of mostly acoustic ruminations, orchestrated with everything from sitars and guitars to bouzoukis and dilruba in a global music of the imagination.

Fernwood Echoes February CD of the Month

If it wasn’t for Martin Mull’s 1970s TV series, Fernwood T2 Night, the name Fernwood would more instantly conjure up pastoral images of a backwoods town from a time gone by. The band called Fernwood does that, only their backwoods could be in Bangalore, Senegal or in the Appalachian hills. It’s not that the music…

Ricochets: The Echoes Living Room Concerts Volume 20.

Ricochets: Echoes Living Room Concerts Volume 20

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/audio/01PrairieSuite.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn our 25th year, the 20th Echoes Living Room Concert CD. Epic voices from the 1990s, children of progressive rock, global music explorers and a new sound of ambient pop form part of the roadmap to Ricochets, our 20th volume of live Echoes performances. Here’s some track-by-track…

Richard Leo Johnson’s Alien Guitars in Echoes Podcast

Richard Leon Johnson & Alien Guitar

Ambient Americana and Aliens from Fingerstyle Guitar Masterhttps://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-RichardLeoJohnson2014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRichard Leo Johnson is an idiosyncratic guitarist who pushed the limits of Michael Hedges-style extended technique before going completely out there with an Americana music of the imagination. His new album, Celeste, posits the idea of an alien abduction…

Carl Weingarten in Echoes Podcast

Carl Weingarten Live on Echoes

Interview: Carl Weingarten. https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-CarlWeingarten.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAn Americana Journey from Carl Weingarten on July 4 Weekend. From ambient guitar to dobro, Carl Weingarten has fused his own musical path over the last 30 years. He talks about his travelogue of Americana, ambient and electric jazz on Life Under Stars,…

The Best of Echoes 2014 …So Far

We Pick the Best Echoes CDs of the Year at the Halfway Point. Hear them tonight on Echoes. See A Spotify Playlist Below It seems like it’s been such a long year, and it’s only half over.  That’s what usually what happens when so much good music has come out. There are albums I feel…

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…

Transmissions: Echoes Living Room Concerts V19

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/audio/NearLight.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSINCOMING MESSAGE: TRANSMISSIONS: THE ECHOES LIVING ROOM CONCERTS VOLUME 19 TRANSMISSIONS is a collection of live Echoes performances that shows Echoes moving into the future in our 25th year.  It’s a merging of electronic, new acoustic, dream pop and ambient chamber music.  This is the center…