Tag: classical

Hammock From Abyss to Revelation.

In a world of dance beats, rapid fire sequences and songs devolving into little more than hooks, Hammock takes a deeper, darker more textured approach.  They are the Mark Rothko of ambient music with sheets of sound shifting beneath each other like tectonic plates, but with the hint of melody and the feel of spirits…

Transmissions: Echoes Living Room Concerts V19

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/audio/NearLight.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSINCOMING MESSAGE: TRANSMISSIONS: THE ECHOES LIVING ROOM CONCERTS VOLUME 19 TRANSMISSIONS is a collection of live Echoes performances that shows Echoes moving into the future in our 25th year.  It’s a merging of electronic, new acoustic, dream pop and ambient chamber music.  This is the center…

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…

Ludovico Einaudi Live on Echoes

Hear Ludovico Einaudi live on Echoes tonight. Acclaimed Italian pianist Ludovico Einaudi comes to Echoes with his electro-acoustic ensemble and plays the sometimes haunting, sometimes exuberant themes of his latest album, In A Time Lapse. Below, watch Ludovico Einaudi’s live performance of “Divenire” from his 2008 CD, Divenire. Read a review of Ludovico Einaudi’s In…

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…