Tag: Americana

Echoes Top 25 for December 2013

Here’s the last Top 25 list for 2013.  And like our 25 Essential Echoes CDs and The Best of Echoes Listener Poll, it reveals just what a great year 2013 was.  There are seven Echoes CD of the Month picks on it including December’s selection, David Helpling & Jon Jenkins’ Found.  That’s unusual, but that’s…

Tom Griesgraber & Bert Lams Happy Trails Echoes Podcast

Bert Lams & Tom Griesgraber talk about their concept album, Unnamed Lands in the Echoes Podcast. Bert Lams &Tom Griesgraber are both post-progressive rock veterans.  Bert Lams is the best known as part of the California Guitar Trio. Tom Griesgraber is lesser known with one previous album out, but he’s been creating progressive music for…

Westward Ho! with Tom Griesgraber & Bert Lams

Bert Lams & Tom Griesgraber talk about their concept album, Unnamed Lands tonight on Echoes. Bert Lams &Tom Griesgraber are both post-progressive rock veterans.  Bert Lams is the best known as part of the California Guitar Trio. Tom Griesgraber is lesser known with one previous album out, but he’s been creating progressive music for Chapman…

American Landscapes: An Echoes July 4th Soundscape

It’s a different kind of Americana with American Landscapes as we celebrate the 4th of July with songs inspired by the vistas of the United States, from Maine to Hawaii. We’ll create fireworks for your ears as well as your eyes with Ambient Americana from Steve Roach and Sumner McKane, environmental sounds from Paul Winter…

3 Variations of a New Americana: Moby-Bill Frisell-Jon Hassell

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20091216.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSAmericana Pulls Up Its Roots You can hear an audio version of this Blog with music Americana is a genre that usually refers to rustic music with roots in heartland sounds from folk, blues and country. Looking back on 2009, Americana emerged in some unusual locations on Echoes,…

Echo Location: Fernwood’s Americana World Chamber Music

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20081008.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSA progressive rock guitar warrior unplugs when Djam Karet’s Gayle Ellett journeys to Fernwood. (You can hear an audio version of this blog with music.) In an era of computer generated music where even the most folky, downhome pop song is electronically manipulated, a band called Fernwood wants…

Beck, James Blunt and Elliott Smith producer Tom Rothrock unleashes his Americana Electronica.

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080702.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSI’ve been beating the drum for Tom Rothrock‘s music for about a year and a half now, ever since I heard his debut album, Resonator. It’s an album of electric slide guitar and dobro married to strings and rhythm loops that conjure up an atmosphere that’s palpable. I’ve…