Tag: Avant-garde

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…

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…

Thus Owls Interview on Echoes

Thus Owls

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-ThusOwls.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Canadian-Swedish Band Thus Owls Talk about Turning Rocks tonight on Echoes. Thus Owls’ Erika Angell is a singer who isn’t afraid to cut loose.  Like Kate Bush and Tori Amos, she takes unexpected vocal flights, but unlike them, her voice is throatier, earthier giving her…

Women of Echoes

A Celebration of Women in Music from the Echoes Spectrum for International Women’s Day This Saturday, March 8 is International Women’s Day and as we do each year, we focus this show on the sounds of women musicians.  These days, that doesn’t seem as necessary as it did many years ago.  Even 20 years back,…

Robert Ashley’s Perfect Life Ends

ROBERT ASHLEY PASSES AT 83 Well, it may not have been so perfect, but Perfect Lives, Private Parts was the name of Robert Ashley’s multi-part meditation on life.  It was loosely called an opera, in the way that his contemporary, Philip Glass’s Einstein on the Beach was an opera, but less so.  Robert Ashley was…

John Diliberto’s Top 10 CDs 2013

This was one of the hardest lists ever to compile.  It’s different from 25 Essential Echoes CDs of 2013, which is our picks of the best music played on Echoes.  And it’s also different from The Best of Echoes 2013 Listener Poll results.   These are my picks from all the music I heard in what…

Transmissions: Echoes Living Room Concerts V19

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/audio/NearLight.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | 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…

Heavenly Choirs from Julianna Barwick on Echoes

Enya may not be putting out any new music but there are many artists who are taking that layered vocal sound in different directions.  One of them is Julianna Barwick.  The Louisiana born, Missouri raised and of course, Brooklyn based artist does something Enya doesn’t dare do, perform live, layering her voice in real time…