Tag: Hendrix

Oscillate with Silver Apples in Echoes Podcast

Hear the story of the first Electro-pop group, Silver Apples in Echoes Podcast Often when we produce interview features on Echoes, a lot of great material gets left on the floor due time constraints or because they are extraneous to the central story.  That’s the case with our interview with Simeon Coxe of Silver Apples. …

Silver Apples Plucked Tonight on Echoes

Hear the story of Silver Apples tonight on Echoes Often when we produce interview features on Echoes, a lot of great material gets left on the floor due time constraints or because they are extraneous to the central story.  That’s the case with our interview with Simeon Coxe of Silver Apples.  You can hear all…

Where’s the Wah-Wah?: PBS Hendrix Documentary Misses the Mark

Jimi Hendrix’s solo on “’Voodoo Child,’ was like a Harley-Davidson screaming out of the sky.” –Conny Plank. I recently posted on Facebook on the EchoesFans page about the PBS American Masters documentary, Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin’ because I found myself emotionally affected by the memories it was triggering.  Someone on Facebook wondered…

Psychedelic to Serenity: Mike Wall Echoes Interview

We get a lot of music in here with titles like “Music for Massage,” “Music for Yoga,” “Music for Meditation.”  They almost never make it onto the show, but every now and then we get one that has a little bit more going for it, than pretty sounds and contemplative moods.  That’s the case with…

Ten 1967 Pop Songs that Shaped Prog-Rock.

There’s a fun article in Pop Matters called Ten Songs From 1967 That Shaped Prog-Rock.  Writer Sean Murphy knocks out his reasons for songs you might not expect to have any bearing on Progressive Rock,  like The Beach Boys’ “Heroes & Villains,” which he put at number one.  I agree with his choice, although he…

These are the 100 Greatest Guitarists?

M.I.A from The Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Guitarists 100 Best Whatever-lists are designed to engender debate and outrage and 100 Greatest Guitarists is likely to create even more of a firestorm than usual.   Of the millions who followed the Byrds’ dictum to “get an electric guitar and learn how to play,” many are bound to be…