Tag: Eno

Cluster’s Dieter Moebius Unplugs – R.I.P.

Dieter Moebius was a founding member of influential German bands Cluster and Harmonia, creating a sound that was known as Krautrock and collaborating with Brian Eno. Moebius died on July 20 at the age of 71. We go back to an interview with Moebius and bandmate Hans-Joachim Roedelius from 1996.

Ceiri Torjussen in Echoes Podcast

Ceiri Torjussen - Test

Interview: Ceiri Torjussen. https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-CeiriTorjussen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCeiri Torjussen is a Welsh-born classically trained composer with jazz inclinations who has recorded an electronic ambient score for the movie Test, a story about professional dancers coping with the outbreak of AIDS in 1985 San Francisco. Torjussen’s score uses classic 70s and…

Matt Borghi & Michael Teager on Echoes Podcast

Hear Two Musicians Who Begin at Zero These days in contemporary music, most musicians don’t leave much to chance when they play live. They either adhere to note-for-note recreations of their recorded work or they just have it all in a computer, hit play and have a perfect, if frozen performance.  Ambient guitarist Matt Borghi…

Start at Zero: Matt Borghi & Michael Teager on Echoes

These days in contemporary music, most musicians don’t leave much to chance when they play live. They either adhere to note-for-note recreations of their recorded work or they just have it all in a computer, hit play and have a perfect, if frozen performance.  Ambient guitarist Matt Borghi and saxophonist Michael Teager don’t work that…

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…