Tag: Avant-garde

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…

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…