Tag: folk

Big Ears Festival 2015

The Big Ears Festival in Knoxville brought together an array of musicians from the bleeding edge of the avant-garde to the cutting edge of rock and folk. Kronos Quartet presided over this meeting ground of Vanguard music that included Laurie Anderson, Wu Man, Terry Riley, Rhiannon Giddens and much much more.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015-Echoes Program 1510B

Darin Mahoney started out as a cowboy roping cattle and riding broncos in rodeos. A near death experience with cancer and an encounter with guitarist Will Ackerman’s music changed his life. Now he creates dreamy guitar music as a solo artist and in a duo with flutist Sherry Finzer.

Fernwood Echoes February CD of the Month

If it wasn’t for Martin Mull’s 1970s TV series, Fernwood T2 Night, the name Fernwood would more instantly conjure up pastoral images of a backwoods town from a time gone by. The band called Fernwood does that, only their backwoods could be in Bangalore, Senegal or in the Appalachian hills. It’s not that the music…

Lyla Foy in Echoes Podcast

Lyla Foy Mirrors the Sky

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-LylaFoy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLyla Foy Talks About Mirrors the Sky in Echoes Podcast   We first met Lyla Foy in 2013 when she was recording under the guise of Wall. I was seduced by the austere, yet atmospheric songs of her EP Shoestrings, which touched a deep and resonant…

Ane Brun Live on Echoes

Swedish singer-songwriter Ane Brun plays live on Echoes Do you know what the number one most Shazammed song was during this years Superbowl?  It wasn’t anything by Bruno Mars or the Red Hot Chili Peppers.  Instead, it was “Don’t Leave,” a gentle song from Norwegian born and Swedish based singer-songwriter Ane Brun.  We featured an…