Tag: Ambient

Echoes Top 25 for August 2014

Lana Del Rey

She was number one on Billboard in June and now she’s Number One at Echoes. Lana Del Rey’s “Ultraviolence” leads our Top 25 for August.The singer has turned in a fragile and alluring album that taps into the darker side of Echoes sonically and thematically. It was the CD of the Month in August and…

Echoes Top 25 for July 2014

Yoed Nir - The Next Dream

There’s some great CDs in the Echoes Top 25 for July. Leading the way is Yoed Nir’s CD of the Month, The Next Dream. He’s one of two cello albums to make the list. The other is first timer Maya Beiser with her album of cello covers, Uncovered.

Ceiri Torjussen in Echoes Podcast

Ceiri Torjussen - Test

Interview: Ceiri Torjussen. https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-CeiriTorjussen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCeiri Torjussen is a Welsh-born classically trained composer with jazz inclinations who has recorded an electronic ambient score for the movie Test, a story about professional dancers coping with the outbreak of AIDS in 1985 San Francisco. Torjussen’s score uses classic 70s and…

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…

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…

July CD of the Month – Yoed Nir The Next Dream

Yoed Nir -The Next Dream

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/audio/TimeIsUp.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSYoed Nir creates Ambient Cello Orchestras: The Next Dream Hear it featured tonight on Echoes It’s a good time to be a cellist. Rock artists from Arcade Fire to Shawn Colvin are using them to provide just that right amount of elegant soul to their work.…

Echoes Top 25 for June 2014

Carl Weingarten - Life Under Stars

Top 25 for June 2014. Guitars Pluck at the Top of the Echoes Top 25 for June Three guitarists release one of their strongest albums this past month. Topping the list is Carl Weingarten’s CD of the Month For June, Life Under Stars, a beautiful pastoral tinged Americana travelogue.  John Luttrell is the newest of…

Brian Reitzell in Echoes Podcast.

Interview: Brian Reitzell. https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-BrianReitzell.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHear Brian Reitzell talk about Auto Music, Hannibal, Takemitsu and driving in Echoes Podcast. Brian Reitzell is the music supervisor for films by director Sofia Coppola like Lost in Translation and The Bling Ring, and he composes original music for TV shows like…

Echoes Top 25 for May 2014

Hans Christian - Hidden Treasures

The Echoes Top 25 for May continues a trend towards chilled out vocal music but the top three slots are held by three CD of the Month picks, one vocal, two instrumental.  Lyla Foy is a relatively new artist who used to record as Wall.  Her Mirrors the Sky album, the first under her own…