Tag: Ambient Chamber Music

Echoes Hosts Recreation of Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells

Tubular Bells for Two Duo Recreate Mike Oldfield’s Masterpiece.I am very impressed by these guys. You should have them on your show. –Mike Oldfield This Thursday, January 8, two musicians from Australia will mount the stage of the Sellersville Theatre with over 20 instruments and recreate Mike Oldfield’s 1973 classic Tubular Bells. It’s a performance…

Best of Echoes 2014

Best of Echoes 2014

Today we unveil the Best of Echoes 2014. It’s a list that draws from across the Echoes spectrum, revealing the eclectic sound of the show within our framework of chilled moods.

Yoed Nir Live on Echoes

Yoed Nir on Echoes

Yoed Nir plays live in Echoes Video.Yoed Nir is one of a new generation of looping cellists, joining the likes of Zoe Keating, Jami Sieber, Matthew Schoening and Hans Christian in creating orchestras of sound with just one instrument.  Although there are lots of instrumentalists who loop, outside of guitarists it seems to be cellists…

12 Months of Echoes CD Picks

A Look Back at CD of the Month Picks for 2014Tonight on Echoes we look back at our 12 CD of the Month selections.  We’ll be playing two tracks from each spread out over the two hours of Echoes tonight.  Here they all are with links to their reviews, tracks and videos. January: Hammock Oblivion…

Philip Selway’s Weatherhouse CD of the Month

Philip Selway - Weatherhouse

Philip Selway is the drummer from Radiohead, but that information does little to prepare you for the sensitive, gentle songs of broken love and redemption that populate his second solo album, Weatherhouse. Even his first album, the more folk inclined Familial, won’t set you up for the lush textures and seductive melodies he conjures. Weatherhouse…

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…

An Echoes Jam on Yoed Nir

Yoed Nir Headshot

Last night Echoes listeners got to hear cellist Yoed Nir performing live in the Echoes Living Room. He was creating looping orchestrations with his cello, all of it played and much of it improvised in the moment.  Greg Pelican, a subscriber to Echoes On-Line was so charged up, he picked up his drum sticks and…