Tag: Eno

Heavenly Choirs from Julianna Barwick on Echoes

Enya may not be putting out any new music but there are many artists who are taking that layered vocal sound in different directions.  One of them is Julianna Barwick.  The Louisiana born, Missouri raised and of course, Brooklyn based artist does something Enya doesn’t dare do, perform live, layering her voice in real time…

Tonight on Echoes, Connections from 1967 to 2013.

60’s Psych-Progressions, 70’s Krautrock, New World Fusion and Ambient Chamber music Tonight on Echoes. I must be feeling a bit nostalgic today.  I find myself going back to some of my earliest musical influences and to the early days of Echoes.  From the 1960s, I’ve got a song by Donovan, an artist who I think…

Rhian Sheehan’s Music Box Podcast

Hear Rhian Sheehan’s interview in the Echoes Podcast. New Zealand artist Rhian Sheehan has been releasing electronic albums since 2001, but he started out playing acoustic guitar. He was good enough to jam with finger-style guitar icon, Tommy Emmanuel. But after forays into pure electronic music he has emerged with a sound that brings guitars,…

Echoes Top 25 for July: Marconi Calling.

ECHOES TOP 25 FOR JULY MARCONI UNION TRANSMITS TO THE TOP Marconi Union – Different Colours (Just Music) Icebreaker – Apollo (Cantaloupe) Todd Boston – Touched by the Sun (Gita Records) Abalye Cissoko and Volker Goetze – Amanke Dionti (Motema) Raygun Ballet – World That Wasn’t (Raygun Ballet) Wall Matthews – The Dreaming Light (Wall Matthews)…

Harold Budd Tribute

The OKTAF RECORDS label is putting out what looks to be a very promising tribute album to Harold Budd with people like Biosphere, Marsen Jules,  and several artists I’m less familiar with. Here’s the Press Release: With “Lost In The Humming Air – Music inspired by Harold Budd” oktaf records announces an amazing collection of…

New Eno Produced Track from Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

Brian Eno is apparently out producing African music again.  He did a great job with Geoffrey Oreyema and Baaba Maal many years ago. This time he’s paired with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80.  I can’t say I hear much of an Eno-effect here and you’re unlikely to hear it on Echoes, but it’s a pretty…

Brian Eno’s Poetronica

Brian Eno has a new album coming out called Drums Between the Bells cut with poet Ric Holland.  Scheduled for a July 4 release, it’s a longtime project Eno has been incubating and a little of it came out on Another Day On Earth in 2005.  Echoes listeners may also recall hearing some of this…

Jon Hopkins-Eno & Coldplay Collaborator

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20100203.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJon Hopkins’ Quaint Electronica You can hear an audio version of this interview with Jon Hopkins’ music. You may not know Jon Hopkins, but you’ve heard him on albums by Coldplay, Massive Attack,  Imogen Heap and Brian Eno. On Coldplay’s Viva La Vida or Death and…

Harold Budd-Avatar of Ambient Chamber Music

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20091209.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHarold Budd’s Quiet World When Daniel Lanois, the producer of U2, Bob Dylan and Peter Gabriel first heard Harold Budd, he hadn’t yet met him. Daniel Lanois:  For The Plateax of Mirror , I never even met him (laughter), cause he did recordings, like two track…

Brian Eno: #1 Icon of Echoes

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-BrianEno60.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFIVE CDS FOR AN ICON OF ECHOES: BRIAN ENO Listeners recently voted for the 20 Icons of Echoes and topping the poll by a wide margin was Brian Eno. A few years ago I did a blog called 3 Degrees of Separation from Brian Eno.  Actually,…