Tag: electronica

Echoes Top 25 for October: Ambient continues to roll

This month’s Echoes Top 25 continues the roll of ambient music, especially in the Top 10.   Sumner McKane‘s What A Great Place to Be is number one by dint of being the Echoes CD of the Month for October, but even without that honor and extra airplay it entails, it was already #4 the previous…

Lights Out Asia and Near the Parenthesis

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080910.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLights Out Asia and Near the Parenthesis create an ambient rock You can hear an audio version of this review, with music. The n5MD record label began with a suspect business plan. They were going to release their music only on mini-disc. Although commercially that format went the…

Echoes Top 25 for July: Marconi Union first Download recording to crack Top 5

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080730.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAmbient chamber music still dominates the Echoes Top 25 for August, but for the first time, a download only album cracks the the Echoes Top 5. That CD is the purely ambient A Lost Connection by Marconi Union. Their album, Distance, from 3 years ago was…

Beck, James Blunt and Elliott Smith producer Tom Rothrock unleashes his Americana Electronica.

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080702.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSI’ve been beating the drum for Tom Rothrock‘s music for about a year and a half now, ever since I heard his debut album, Resonator. It’s an album of electric slide guitar and dobro married to strings and rhythm loops that conjure up an atmosphere that’s…