Tag: Brian Eno

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…

Brian Eno’s iPhone Music

Ever an artist on the bleeding edge, Brian Eno, along with collaborator Peter Chilvers has created a music making program for the iPhone.  It’s called Bloom. Bloom runs in two different modes: Listen, which plays an interactive generative composition, and Create, in which you create each note that plays in real time. Each tap of…

Thoughts in Sound: Cage, Eno, Jarrett, Riley

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080820.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThoughts in Sound from musicians at the bleeding edges of music including John Cage, Brian Eno, Terry Riley and Keith Jarrett. You can also hear an Audio Version of this blog, with music. Every musician plays notes, but some of them think about the nature of…

Harold Budd & Clive Wright: A Song For Lost Blossoms

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080618.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFor a guy who supposedly retired 4 years ago, Harold Budd is sure putting out a lot of records. He’s just offered up a new slice of gauzy atmosphere, hazy keyboards and unguitar-like electric guitar with Clive Wright. It’s called A Song for Lost Blossoms .…

Echo Location: Marconi Union’s A Lost Connection

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080813.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSI know, I just mentioned Marconi Union in a blog last week, but I decided to feature them in an Echo Location, Soundings for New Music, an Echoes feature heard on WXPN-FM, 88.5, in Philadelphia/Lancaster/Harrisburg. An audio version of this Echo Location with music can also…

Echo Location: The Penguin Cafe Orchestra

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080723.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Penguin Cafe Orchestra along with Harold Budd, virtually created the Ambient Chamber Music genre. Their CDs have just been re-released. In this Echo Location we return to a 1988 interview with PCO founder, the late-Simon Jeffes. You can hear an audio version of this blog…