Tag: Cocteau Twins

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…

Pure Bathing Culture in Echoes Podcast

Portland’s Pure Bathing Culture Talks Art-Rock, Jazz and Dream-pop in the Echoes Podcast. Whatever you call them, don’t call them Dream Pop.   But if you do, you’ll hear a sound to which most dream pop bands could aspire with Pure Bathing Culture.  They are a duo of singer and keyboardist Sarah Versprille and guitarist Daniel Hindman…

Pure Bathing Culture Interview on Echoes.

Portland’s Pure Bathing Culture Talks Art-Rock, Jazz and Dream-pop on Echoes Tonight. Whatever you call them, don’t call them Dream Pop.   But if you do, you’ll hear a sound to which most dream pop bands could aspire with Pure Bathing Culture.  They are a duo of singer and keyboardist Sarah Versprille and guitarist Daniel Hindman who…

Shoegaze Ambience with Manual – Echoes Podcast

Interview with Jonas Munk a.k.a Manual in Echoes Podcast In the early 2000’s a new sound in electronic music emerged.  It mixed German Space and Progressive Rock, with Shoegaze guitar and contemporary Electronica.  Two of the leading lights in this sound were Manual and Ulrich Schnauss.  Manual is Danish musician Jonas Munk and he’s carved…

It’s Christmas. Projekt Gets Ornamental.

Various Artists – Ornamental (A Projekt Holiday Collection) I just got in my first Christmas album of the season and the tree-topper has been set high with Ornamental, a collection from the Projekt label.  Best known for their dark ambient and Goth recordings, as well as great electronic releases from Steve Roach and Erik Wollo,…

Robin Guthrie’s Carousel: Echoes Nov. CD of the Month

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20091028.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS1980s Shoegaze Guitar Icon Unfolds an Instrumental Opus You can hear an Audio version of this blog with Robin Guthrie’s music. You can read a complete review of Carousel here. As a member of the legendary new wave band, the Cocteau Twins, Robin Guthrie established a…