Tag: Chamber Pop

Big Ears Festival 2015

The Big Ears Festival in Knoxville brought together an array of musicians from the bleeding edge of the avant-garde to the cutting edge of rock and folk. Kronos Quartet presided over this meeting ground of Vanguard music that included Laurie Anderson, Wu Man, Terry Riley, Rhiannon Giddens and much much more.

Picking the New Age Grammy 2015 & More

The New Age Grammy category is always the hardest to figure out. Every year there are obvious choices I think should win. Yet last year, in what had been one of the best collection of nominees in a while with Brian Eno, Kitaro, R. Carlos Nakai and Peter Kater, an unknown and relatively unheard nominee, Laura…

12 Months of Echoes CD Picks

A Look Back at CD of the Month Picks for 2014Tonight on Echoes we look back at our 12 CD of the Month selections.  We’ll be playing two tracks from each spread out over the two hours of Echoes tonight.  Here they all are with links to their reviews, tracks and videos. January: Hammock Oblivion…

Philip Selway’s Weatherhouse CD of the Month

Philip Selway - Weatherhouse

Philip Selway is the drummer from Radiohead, but that information does little to prepare you for the sensitive, gentle songs of broken love and redemption that populate his second solo album, Weatherhouse. Even his first album, the more folk inclined Familial, won’t set you up for the lush textures and seductive melodies he conjures. Weatherhouse…

Ricochets: The Echoes Living Room Concerts Volume 20.

Ricochets: Echoes Living Room Concerts Volume 20

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/audio/01PrairieSuite.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn our 25th year, the 20th Echoes Living Room Concert CD. Epic voices from the 1990s, children of progressive rock, global music explorers and a new sound of ambient pop form part of the roadmap to Ricochets, our 20th volume of live Echoes performances. Here’s some track-by-track…