Tag: Avant-garde

Big Ears Festival 2015

The Big Ears Festival in Knoxville brought together an array of musicians from the bleeding edge of the avant-garde to the cutting edge of rock and folk. Kronos Quartet presided over this meeting ground of Vanguard music that included Laurie Anderson, Wu Man, Terry Riley, Rhiannon Giddens and much much more.

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.

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…