Tag: dream pop

Marissa Nadler in Echoes Podcast

 Singer-Songwriter Marissa Nadler in Echoes Podcast. Her mother is an abstract painter.  She grew up on Nirvana and Mojave 3 and recorded with an experimental Heavy Metal artist.  Those are all aspects you might not expect from a women who makes gently melodic, atmospherically mysterious, and lyrically intriguing music, playing on fingerstyle guitar with a…

Marissa Nadler’s Surreal Dream-Folk Music

 Singer-Songwriter Marissa Nadler tonight on Echoes. Her mother was an abstract artist.  She grew up on Nirvana and Mojave 3 and recorded with an experimental Heavy Metal artist.  All aspects you might not expect from a women who makes gently melodic, atmospherically mysterious, and lyrically intriguing music, playing on fingerstyle guitar with a voice that…

Echoes Top 25 for April

Lyla Foy Mirrors the Sky

Dream-pop Dominates Echoes Top Ten in April The year is 25% done and here’s some of the music that’s been bubbling to the top of the Echoes playlists during April.  Of course, Lyla Foy’s April CD of the Month, Mirrors the Sky is number one and deservedly so.  Look for live performances and interviews with Foy…

Thus Owls Live on Echoes

THUS OWLS THEATER IN YOUR HEAD LIVE ON ECHOES I have been enchanted by Thus Owls.  This Canadian-Swedish band brings a theatrical feel to their songs of life on a Swedish island that is sometimes pastoral but often dark and haunted.  The band is fronted by singer Erika Angell who has a dramatic style that…

Afro Celts Simon Emmerson in Echoes Podcast

Smells Good & Sounds Good: Afro Celt’s Simon Emmerson’s Fresh Handmade Sound Hear about it in the Echoes Podcast Simon Emmerson smells good.  Not because he’s necessarily so hygienic, but because for the last four years or so he’s been creating custom made spa soundtracks for Lush Spas.  They’re mostly in the UK,  but now…

Chilled Cellos 2014

When is a cello more than a cello? When it’s played by looping cellists who turn their strings into an orchestra. Or it’s in a cello rock band with three cellos.  Or it’s sonically processed in an electronic landscape.  You’ll hear that and more with Chilled Cellos. I’ve got several loopers including Matthew Schoening,  Jami…

An Afro Celt Drops Musical Bath Bombs

Simon Emmerson smells good.  Not because he’s necessarily so hygienic, but because for the last four years or so he’s been creating custom made spa soundtracks for Lush Spas.  They’re mostly in the UK,  but now they’ve opened  in the US in New York City and Philadelphia.  Spa music usually has me going more manic…

Marissa Nadler Live on Echoes

Marissa Nadler is a singer-songwriter of delicate dimensions and deep atmospheres. Her latest album, July, is the story of one year in her life, from breakup to reunion. Today on Echoes she plays in the original Echoes Living Room, accompanied by cellist Janel Leppin of the duo Janel & Anthony. Nadler creates a dark and…

Circadian Rhythms-Ambient Songs

Today on Echoes new music from S. Carey & Erothyme Coming up on Echoes, we’ll hear music from S. Carey’s Range of Light.  Carey is the drummer and backing singer for Bon Iver and while he shares Justin Vernon’s vocal timbre he has his own atmospheric approach to the singer-songwriter paradigm.  We’ll also fall into…

Echoes Top 25 for March 2014

Progressive guitars, Serene Songs and Hang Drums Lead Echoes Top 25 for March It’s no surprise that our March CD of the Month, Mark McGuire’s Along the Way, leads the Echoes Top 25.  Fans of Popol Vuh, Ashra and Mike Oldfield should be in prog-epic heaven with this album.  Hear Mark McGuire interviewed on Monday…