Tag: CD of the Month

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…

July CD of the Month – Yoed Nir The Next Dream

Yoed Nir -The Next Dream

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/audio/TimeIsUp.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSYoed Nir creates Ambient Cello Orchestras: The Next Dream Hear it featured tonight on Echoes It’s a good time to be a cellist. Rock artists from Arcade Fire to Shawn Colvin are using them to provide just that right amount of elegant soul to their work. And the…

Lyla Foy in Echoes Podcast

Lyla Foy Mirrors the Sky

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-LylaFoy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSLyla Foy Talks About Mirrors the Sky in Echoes Podcast   We first met Lyla Foy in 2013 when she was recording under the guise of Wall. I was seduced by the austere, yet atmospheric songs of her EP Shoestrings, which touched a deep and resonant chord of…

Lyla Foy Plays Live on Echoes

Lyla Foy

Lyla Foy Brings her Haunting Songs to Echoes Live.  A lot of modern singers can’t bring it live.  They need backing tapes, ghost vocals, and rhythm tracks, if not more.  I remember one live Echoes session where the only sound in the studio was a lone voice, barely.  Everything else, vocal harmonies, bass, guitar, drums and…

Lyla Foy Mirrors the Sky

Lyla Foy’s Mirrors the Sky Echoes April CD of the Month Hear it tonight on Echoes. We first met Lyla Foy in 2013 when she was recording under the guise of Wall. I was seduced by the austere, yet atmospheric songs of her EP Shoestrings, which touched a deep and resonant chord of melancholy and…

Guitar Splendor in Echoes Top 25

Erik Wøllo and Mark McGuire bring guitars back to Echoes Top 25 Erik Wøllo’s February CD of the Month, Timelines,  leads Echoes Top 25.  It’s a brilliant recording of layered guitar dreamscapes.  Following close behind is our soon-to-be March CD of the Month, Mark McGuire’s Progressive Rock epic, Along the Way.  You’ll be hearing more about…

25 Essential Echoes CDs for 2013

Some years are better than others and 2013 was much better than most.  Right now, you can Vote in the Best of Echoes 2013 Listener Poll.   But, this list is different.  This is compiled by the brain trust of Echoes.  These are the CDs we played on the show in 2013 that we thought represented…

12 Echoes CDs of the Month Tonight

WE LOOK BACK AT ECHOES CD OF THE MONTH PICKS FROM 2013 Every month on Echoes we pick out the CD of the Month. It’s the album we think best represents the sound of Echoes and simply, the best album in that sound.  This year has been a great one for CD of the Month …

Echoes November Top 25

Moby’s not that innocent, but Innocents leads the Echoes Top 25 for November. Haven’t voted in the Best of Echoes 2013 Poll yet?  You could do worse than any 10 CDs from November’s Top 25.  Of course, Moby’s CD of the Month, Innocents leads the way, and just 3 away from the top is December’s…

Rachel Zeffira – Chamber Pop Live on Echoes

Hear Rachel Zeffira play live tonight on Echoes. She turns her opera-trained soprano into a caressing hush;  mixes circus organ with a song about suicide; and uses oboe arrangements that sound like the The Left Banke’s “Pretty Ballerina.” That’s only part of the allure in Rachel Zeffira’s debut album, The Deserters.  Tonight you can hear…