Tag: guitar

Weekend, September 19 & 20, 2015-Echoes Program 1537A

It’s not all country pickin’ in Nashville. Michael Spriggs is an A-list session guitarist in Music City who has played on, and written, dozens of country hits. But when he goes home, he plugs in to a different sound, turning country into Ambient Americana with touches of Celtic music.

Monday, September 14th, 2015-Echoes Program 1537A

It’s not all country pickin’ in Nashville. Michael Spriggs is an A-list session guitarist in Music City who has played on, and written, dozens of country hits. But when he goes home, he plugs in to a different sound, turning country into Ambient Americana with touches of Celtic music.

Wordless Echoes: Robot Dreams

An uninterrupted six-hour soundscape for dreaming about robots, or perhaps it’s the soundtrack for a robot’s dream. It features new music from Ben Neill, Silencio, and Raygun Ballet, as well as older tracks from Zero One, Philip Glass, Patrick O’Hearn and many more.

Echoes Top 25 for August 2015

The Echoes Top 25 for August finds Jesse Cook’s CD of the Month at the top, followed by July’s CD pick, Heather Woods Broderick’s Glider. Look at the bottom and you’ll see next month’s #1 album, our September CD of the Month, Hans Christian’s Nanda Devi.

Wordless Echoes: Celestial Tides

As the summer wears on, and we pass through the Perseid meteor shower, it’s clearer than ever that we’re affected by the steady rhythms of celestial cycles. We’ll hear some of those rhythms, and smoothly-flowing tides, from Twilight Archive, Erik Wollo’s Echotides, David Cross & Robert Fripp, Kristin Hoffmann’s Amazing Space, and much more, in a six-hour, uninterrupted instrumental spacescape.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015-Echoes Program 1533B

Nels Cline

Nels Cline is best known as the guitarist with Wilco, but long before he joined that band he had a burgeoning solo career as a an outside jazz guitarist and he still maintains that path with groundbreaking albums with his group the Nels Cline Singers and experimental work that pushes the boundaries of electric guitar.

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015-Echoes Program 1532B

Lanterna

Lanterna is the performance vehicle of guitarist Henry Frayne. He used to play in the shoegaze bands Area and The Moon Seven Times, but as Lanterna he makes an instrumental music that seems to rise off the heat of the American plains and travel down a surf guitar highway.