Tag: Enya

Enya in the Echoes Podcast

Iconic Irish singer, Enya talks about her new album, Dark Sky Island. It’s her first album of all-new material in 7 years. Many of the familiar Enya sounds are there from the pizzacato strings, vocal choirs and of course, the pure beauty of Enya’s voice. She talks about castles, church and the cosmos.

Mree Plays Live on Echoes

Hear Mree perform in a Living Room Concert on Echoes tonight. Mree goes where Enya fears to tread: creating music of stacked and layered vocals, and doing it live without backing tracks. Last year this then-19 year old musician released an album of sublime maturity called Winterwell. I’m still in love with this album.  Mree…

The Echoes Discovery of 2013: Mree

Hear Mree interviewed on Echoes tonight. Technically, Mree isn’t a new artist.  She released her debut album, Glow,  in 2011 when she was all of 17 years old.  But it’s her sophomore release, Winterwell, that revealed an artist of intoxicating depth and studio virtuosity.    Mree is not your typical singer song-writer.  Even though she started…

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…

Ethereal Girl: Mree in Echoes Podcast.

Hear Mree interviewed in the Echoes Podcast. Mree isn’t your typical singer song-writer.  Even though she started out playing acoustic guitar in her bedroom and recording alt-rock songs on YouTube,  she’s evolved her sound into something closer to dream pop than folk, embracing sounds from the New Age, Alt-Rock and ambient into a music that…