Tag: Brian Eno

Ludovico Einaudi’s Nightbook, Echoes March CD of the Month

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20100224.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLudovico Einaudi’s Tales from the Nightbook You can hear a podcast of this review with Ludovico Einaudi’s music. Pianist Ludovico Einaudi is a different kind of classical composer.  He’s a student of the avant-garde and the rich classical tradition of his native Italy.  But the 54…

20 Icons of Echoes: Listener Poll

The Listeners Have Spoken with their 20 Favorite Echoes Artists. The results are in from our 20th Anniversary Listener Poll and we’ve got your 20 favorite Echoes artists for 20 years of Echoes. The list skews heavily towards older acts.  Of the 20 artists, only four began recording during the Echoes years.  Moby and Mark…

Harold Budd & Clive Wright Interview

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-BuddWright.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Harold Budd & Clive Wright: Strangers in the Ambient Night You can get the Podcast of this interview with music here. Clive Wright and Harold Budd couldn’t be more different. Born in 1936, Harold Budd is elegant, and thoughtful. He looks like he just got…

Brian Eno Makes 2nd Apollo Moon Landing

Brian Eno Relaunches Apollo, Live. Brian Eno has been extremely busy lately. When he’s not producing U2, Coldplay or some other pop phenom, he’s been staging multi-day festivals in Sydney and now he’s relaunching Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks. Apollo is an ionic Eno release, full of atmosphere, never-ending melodies and shimmering lap steel guitar. Originally…

Echo Location: Leo Abrahams May CD of the Month

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20090429.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA Brian Eno accomplice looks to the pastoral past on The Grape and the Grain. You can hear an audio version of this blog with Leo Abrahams’ music here. Leo Abrahams is one of those musicians, you may not know, but you have heard him.  He’s…

Grammy Goof: New Age and Polka Dots

I skipped watching the Grammys Sunday night to catch a live performance by Jon Hassell that took a deep diving expedition guided by fourth world semaphores and jazz signposts.  (See earlier blog.) But after I got home, as I booted up my DVR to catch the awards show, I opened an email from Will Ackerman…

Echo Location: Jon Hassell Drops His Clothes

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20090121.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Jon Hassell returns with first US tour in 20 years and new CD You can hear an audio version of this blog, with music. Listen to records by Björk, Baaba Maal, Talking Heads, Ani DiFranco, Ry Cooder, or  K.D. Lang,  and you’ll hear the trumpet…

Echo Location: Blooming Buddhas with Eno and FM3

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080723.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBack in the 1960s, Max Mathews, one of the pioneers of computer music, reputedly proclaimed that one day, even your plumber would be able to create music. His dream was realized sometime ago with computer programs and electronic keyboards. Now a new generation of music generating…

Echo Location: John Gregorius “Heaven and Earth”

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20081126.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS On his latest album, Heaven and Earth,  John Gregorius finds a meeting ground between Windham Hill fingerstyle guitar and ambient music. Progressive rock was known for it’s synthesizer and organ orchestrations and furious electric guitar runs, but a lot of musicians were attracted to a…

Brian Eno on This I Believe

Brian Eno Essay to air on NPR’s This I Believe From NPR Promo: This week, This I Believe features an essay by British musician and record producer Brian Eno. He says singing together in a group is good for the mind,body, spirit and community. “I believe it builds character and, more than anything else, it…