Tag: Agnes Obel

Electric Violin Ragas Bow at the Top of Echoes

Vicki Richards’ She Vanishes Appears at the Head of Echoes Top 25 for April. The Echoes Top 25 for April is up and as usual, our CD of the Month’s tops the list and justifiably so.  Vicki Richards’ She Vanishes is an impressive album that brings the early fusion sound into a new stage. In…

Lia Ices’ Mythological Music.

Lia Ices is a singer-songwriter from New York with a singular vocal style, melodies that linger and lyrics that provoke. I saw her last night at Johnny Brenda’s in Philadelphia and just finished a late morning Echoes session with the singer-songwriter at The Music Centre in Exton, PA.   Both were fantastic and I can’t wait…

Echoes in the Media

Echoes has popped up in a few places recently. Agnes Obel’s Philharmonics was our January CD of the Month, and we’re quoted in an article on the Danish singer in Time Magazine. And, back in 1984, I interviewed Malcolm Cecil, one half of the synthesizer duo, Tonto’s Expanding Headband.  Their 1972 album, Zero Time, was…

Echoes Top 25 for January

Agnes Obel’s Philharmonics Heads Echoes Top 25 for January Ambient chamber music is big on January’s Top 25.  Agnes Obel leads it with her delicately serene and haunting debut, Philharmonics, which sets her voice in a chamber bed of piano and cello.  I’m sure this album will be in my Top 5 at the end…

Echoes January CD of the Month Agnes Obel – Philharmonics.

Minimalist songs of melancholy from Denmark with Echoes January CD of the Month Agnes Obel – Philharmonics Hear Agnes Obel playing live on Echoes Friday 10/07/11 From the first nursery rhyme piano solo, “Falling, Catching” to the last breathy vocal of “On Powdered Ground,” Agnes Obel’s debut album, Philharmonics,  has captured my melancholy midwinter mood…