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Mark McGuire’s Progressive Reinvention

Mark McGuire: Along The Way

Mark McGuire’s Prog-Rock Roots and Metaphysical Designs. https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-MarkMcGuire.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIf you thought Toto had taken over Mike Oldfield’s body on his recent album, Man on the Rocks, then you should hear Mark McGuire’s Along the Way.  Every time I put it on I feel like I’m taking a…

Afro Celts Simon Emmerson in Echoes Podcast

Smells Good & Sounds Good: Afro Celt’s Simon Emmerson’s Fresh Handmade Sound Hear about it in the Echoes Podcast Simon Emmerson smells good.  Not because he’s necessarily so hygienic, but because for the last four years or so he’s been creating custom made spa soundtracks for Lush Spas.  They’re mostly in the UK,  but now…

An Afro Celt Drops Musical Bath Bombs

Simon Emmerson smells good.  Not because he’s necessarily so hygienic, but because for the last four years or so he’s been creating custom made spa soundtracks for Lush Spas.  They’re mostly in the UK,  but now they’ve opened  in the US in New York City and Philadelphia.  Spa music usually has me going more manic…

Marissa Nadler Live on Echoes

Marissa Nadler is a singer-songwriter of delicate dimensions and deep atmospheres. Her latest album, July, is the story of one year in her life, from breakup to reunion. Today on Echoes she plays in the original Echoes Living Room, accompanied by cellist Janel Leppin of the duo Janel & Anthony. Nadler creates a dark and…

Mike Oldfield in Echoes Podcast

Mike Oldfield talks Rock in Echoes Podcast On the heels of his international acclaim at the 2012 Summer Olympic opening ceremony in London and the 40th anniversary of his signature work, Tubular Bells, Mike Oldfield takes a hard right into 70s era album rock. His latest CD, Man on the Rocks, features singer Luke Spiller…

Mike Oldfield Rocks Out

Mike Oldfield talks about his homage to American Rock On the heels of his international acclaim at the 2012 Summer Olympic opening ceremony in London and the 40th anniversary of his signature work, Tubular Bells, Mike Oldfield takes a hard right into 70s era album rock. His latest CD, Man on the Rocks, features singer…

Mark McGuire Talks Music & Metaphysics on Echoes

A Grandchild of 70s Progressive Rock Every time I put on Mark McGuire’s Along the Way I feel like I’m taking a trip into the future via my past.  Elements of the 70s progressive rock music I love from Popol Vuh, Ash Ra Tempel, Mike Oldfield and Jade Warrior emerge in his music.  But Mark…

Erik Wøllo’s Timelines

  It’s a cliché, I know, but as soon as an Erik Wøllo album starts, you know you are on a journey.  It’s like the moments before take-off, only Wøllo’s ascent doesn’t throw you back in your seat with G-Force thrust.  It’s a gentle rise into euphoric space. Timelines is a beautifully sculpted example of…

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…

New music from Sting Guitarist

Coming up on Echoes we have new music from Dominic Miller.  He’s been the guitarist for Sting for many years, but on his own he cuts an eclectic instrumental sound.  He has a new CD called Ad Hoc .  We’ll also hear some dark gypsy cello by Adam Hurst and his album, “Nightfall”. It’s coming…