Tag: Dead Can Dance

Akara – Music from Other Worlds.

“There are other worlds they have not told you about.  They wish to speak to you.” -Sun Ra Hear Akara Interviewed On Echoes Tonight The band called Akara has returned from another trip to other dimensions with a new CD The World Beyond.  Their previous CD, Extradimensional Ethnography, was an Echoes CD of the Month…

25 Essential Echoes CDs: The Best of 2012

 25 Esssential Echoes CDs for 2012 There are always three year end lists at Echoes.  The first is my personal Top Ten which embraces all the music I listen to, not must what I play on Echoes (John Diliberto’s Top Ten Albums of 2012 and John Diliberto’s Top 10 Songs for 2012).  Then comes the…

Best of Echoes 2012-Listener Poll Results.

Hear The Best of Echoes 2012 Rewind TONIGHT! See Spotify Playlist Below How much of a runaway was Dead Can Dance’s win in the Best of Echoes 2012 Poll?  They had almost twice as many votes as the next artist, Hammock.  But after that, it’s pretty tight. But what does the list say musically?  It’s…

Post-Rock Dominates Echoes Top 25 for October.

Hans Christian & Harry Manx’s You Are the Music of My Silence leads the Echoes Top 25 for October.  Their dreamy Indian evocations, the Echoes CD of the Month for October, floats like a seagull above a roiling ocean of post & alt-rock bands in the Top Ten. Tycho, All India Radio, Balmorhea, Hammock, The…

Samsara-What Goes Around….

Here the Echoes Samsara Interview on Echoes weekend stations. Echoes Samsara Echoes Podcast: Listen Here. Samsara is the third feature film from director Ron Fricke and producer Mark Magidson.  Like their previous movies, it explores grand concepts with grand images and grand music.  Samsara is Sanskrit for “continuous flow”, the repeating cycle of birth, life,…

Dead Can Dance Rise to Echoes Top 25 for September.

Dead Can Dance resurrects themselves to the top of the the Echoes Top 25 for September with their album, Anastasis.   Anastasis means resurrection and it was the Echoes CD of the Month for September.  Sounds from the Ground returns with a surprising showing at number two with their album,  Widerworld and a couple of albums…

Dead Can Dance-CD of the Month.

[Hear Dead Can Dance’s Anastasis featured tonight on Echoes.] Anastasis is  Greek for “resurrection” and that’s what happens here with Dead Can Dance, the gothic rock band who took deep atmospheres, ritual songs and supralingua dialects to ecstatic, transcendent heights in the 1980s and 90s.  There hasn’t been any new music from the band since founders…