Tag: Brian Eno

New Eno Download

In the new marketing paradigm of dribbling out tracks and downloads to gin up excitement for new releases, Brian Eno has let out a non-album track from the sessions for his forthcoming album of poetry-cum-glitch electronics, Drums Between Bells.  This one features Rick Holland’s words, but Eno’s vocals and it’s called “Imagine New Times.”  It’s…

Brian Eno’s Poetronica

Brian Eno has a new album coming out called Drums Between the Bells cut with poet Ric Holland.  Scheduled for a July 4 release, it’s a longtime project Eno has been incubating and a little of it came out on Another Day On Earth in 2005.  Echoes listeners may also recall hearing some of this…

Pete Townshend’s Ambient Dream.

Can you imagine Pete Townsend as Brian Eno? Pete Townshend Regrets Joining The Who By Live4ever Posted on 24 Mar 2011 at 5:52am The Who guitarist Pete Townshend has said if he could have his time again he would avoid joining a band, as he believes the dynamic has stifled his creativity over the years.…

More Brian Eno Small Craft Sessions Video

Leo Abrahams, Brian Eno, Jon Hopkins Extending the publicity effort for  Brian Eno’s Small Craft on Milk Sea, they have dribbled out two more video clips from the jam sessions that resulted in the album.    Contrary to common internet courtesy, they aren’t allowing us to embed them in the site so you have to link…

Brian Eno’s Stormy Seas.

Echoes’ #1 Icon, Brian Eno Holds a Dark  Tiller on Small Craft on a Milk Sea German bands like Neu!, Harmonia, and Cluster have been getting a lot of attention lately, constantly named-dropped as influences on younger bands.   Of course, almost no one knew about these artists back in the 70s when they laid down…

5 Essential Steve Roach CDs

The #2 Icon of Echoes and His 5 Essential CDs Steve Roach has s released nearly 50 solos albums and just as many collaborations, so narrowing his  output down to 5 CDs is daunting. So I have limited myself to pure Steve Roach solo albums, leaving behind great works with his Suspended Memories group and…

New Eno & U2 Song

This in from Nervenet.com The just recently released special edition box set of the U2 concert registration ” 360 degrees at the Rose Bowl”  contains a 7 inch vinyl single which  is a new Eno produced U2 song.  It’s titled  “Soon” and runs for only about 2 minutes ( on both sides) The liner notes…

5 Essential Harold Budd CDs.

Silence Required: The Best of Harold Budd, an Icon of Echoes. Harold Budd is a romantic with a classicist’s soul and an experimenter’s openness to chance. He’s never opted for the obvious ploys for the heartstrings.  Instead, Budd explores the geometry of passion, the calculus of love and the shadows of memories.   Harold has been…

Helpling & Jenkins-The Crossing: Echoes September CD of the Month.

Cinematic music in search of an epic film. The summer of 2010 may not be remembered for many great movies, (Inception notwithstanding), but David Helpling and Jon Jenkins have brought us a great soundtrack.  It’s just that movie will be in your imagination.  Mixing keyboards, guitars and programming, their latest CD, The Crossing states its…

Native Flutes in Space: Scott August

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20100407.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSScott August Takes the Desert Southwest into Space You can hear an audio podcast of this blog with Scott August’s music In the 1980s, Scott August was looking for an outlet for his instrumental music when he got advice from another musician. Scott August:  I happened…