Tag: Iceland

John Diliberto’s Top 10 CDs 2013

This was one of the hardest lists ever to compile.  It’s different from 25 Essential Echoes CDs of 2013, which is our picks of the best music played on Echoes.  And it’s also different from The Best of Echoes 2013 Listener Poll results.   These are my picks from all the music I heard in what…

25 Essential Echoes CDs for 2013

Some years are better than others and 2013 was much better than most.  Right now, you can Vote in the Best of Echoes 2013 Listener Poll.   But, this list is different.  This is compiled by the brain trust of Echoes.  These are the CDs we played on the show in 2013 that we thought represented…

Echoes September Top 25

Darshan Ambient Leads Echoes Top 25 for September Little Things does big things on Echoes Top 25 as Darshan Ambient’s CD of the Month rises to the head of the pack in September.   Azam Ali & Loga R. Torkian aren’t far behind with the Lamentation of Swans, an album that is still revealing itself after…

Bombay Dub Orchestra Returns

Bombay Dub Orchestra & Emiliana Torrini Release first new albums in five years. It’s been a longtime waiting for new music by east-west-electronica mavens, Bombay Dub Orchestra.  The team of Garry Hughes & Andrew T.  MacKay created some of the definitive world fusion music of the new millennium with their self-titled debut and 3 Cities,…

New Music: The Boards of Canada & Sigur Rós

Hear New Music from the Boards of Canada and Sigur Ros on Echoes tonight. Tonight on Echoes, new music by downtempo electronic denizens, Boards of Canada, from their highly anticipated and hyped Tomorrow’s Harvest, and the latest by Sigur Rós off their new album Kveikur (Candlewick). Below, watch Boards of Canada with “Reach for the…

Northern Lights – The Chilled Sound of Scandinavia.

Echoes explores the chilled world of music from Scandinavia with electronic sounds from Norway, dream pop from Denmark, downtempo electronics from Sweden and ambient chamber music from Iceland. Iceland’s Ólafur Arnalds and Sigur Ros; Denmark’s  Agnes Obel and Manual, Norway’s Terje Rypdal and Green Isac; Sweden’s Solar Fields and more.  Turn out the lights.  The…