Tag: classical

Echoes Podcast: Rachel Zeffira’s Dissembling & Suicides

Hear the Echoes Podcast of our interview with Rachel Zeffira. Rachel Zeffira is a former operatic soprano who now vocalizes in caressing whispers. She makes an enchanting and haunting dream pop, telling tales of suicide and lost love, placing it all in a chamber music setting. She doesn’t like to reveal the meanings of the…

Interview: Rachel Zeffira

Hear an interview with Rachel Zeffira tonight on Echoes Rachel Zeffira is a former operatic soprano who now vocalizes in caressing whispers. She makes an enchanting and haunting dream pop, telling tales of suicide and lost love, placing it all in a chamber music setting. She doesn’t like to reveal the meanings of the songs…

Piano Guys Pop-Classical YouTube Explosion

Hear the Piano Guys Echoes Interview The world of classical cross-over music is scattered with novelty acts that created a buzz and then faded away.  One of the latest is a band called The Piano Guys.  They are YouTube phenomenons with superstar viewing stats for their many elaborate videos.  They’re music goes beyond simple instrumentation…

Mike Oldfield Mentor David Bedford Heads for Star’s End

Composer, keyboardist and Mike Oldfield Collaborator David Bedford Passes I was sad to hear of the passing of David Bedford, the English composer who had a deep engagement with progressive rock in the early 1970s.  It actually started a little earlier in Kevin Ayers and The Whole World, a rollicking post-psychedelic, pre-progressive rock, musically insane…