Tag: Ambient Chamber Music

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: 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 of Echoes.…

Laki Mera (Weds May 22nd)

Today on Echoes it’s dream pop from England when we hear the band Laki Mera.  They have a new album called Turn All Memory to White Noise being released in July this year.  John Diliberto also has new music from cellist Rena Jones.  It’s called Echoes and you’ll hear it on Echoes. ~John Diliberto (((echoes)))…

Echoes Ólafur Arnalds Interview Podcast

Hear the Echoes Interview with Ólafur Arnalds in the Echoes Podcast There is an emerging generation of artists who are positing the first new movement in classical music since 1970s minimalism: Ambient Chamber Music.  It mixes classical orchestrations with electronic sounds, but couches  them all in gorgeous, often heart-rending melodies and an atmosphere that envelopes…

Rhian Sheehan’s Ambient Music Box Symphony.

Rhian Sheehan’s Stories from Elsewhere Echoes May CD of the Month Hear Rhian Sheehan’s Stories from Elsewhere featured on Monday May 6 In a music style built on translucent hues, there are many shades of ambient chamber music.  There’s Harold Budd’s minimal austerity and Ludovico Einaudi’s classical melodicism.  Ólafur Arnalds trades in glitchy, haunted moods…

Iceland to New Zealand in Echoes Top 25 for April

Ambient Chamber Music Master pieces Echoes Top 25 for April Ólafur Arnald‘s For Now I Am Winter, the Echoes CD of the Month for April, and Rhian Sheehan‘s Stories from Elsewhere top our list for April and that’s little surprise since both are masterpieces of Ambient Chamber Music.  One musician comes from Iceland, the other…

Rhian Sheehan’s Music Box Podcast

Hear Rhian Sheehan’s interview in the Echoes Podcast. New Zealand artist Rhian Sheehan has been releasing electronic albums since 2001, but he started out playing acoustic guitar. He was good enough to jam with finger-style guitar icon, Tommy Emmanuel. But after forays into pure electronic music he has emerged with a sound that brings guitars,…

Best of Echoes 2012-Listener Poll Results.

Hear The Best of Echoes 2012 Rewind TONIGHT! See Spotify Playlist Below How much of a runaway was Dead Can Dance’s win in the Best of Echoes 2012 Poll?  They had almost twice as many votes as the next artist, Hammock.  But after that, it’s pretty tight. But what does the list say musically?  It’s…