Tag: Iceland

New Sigur Rós Crosses Ambient Ocean.

There’s a new Sigur Rós album coming out May 29, Valtari.  There music has been all over HBO’s recently cancelled “Luck.” Here’s the first video from it for the song : “Ekki múkk”  It gives new meaning to ambient video.  Watch the ship come in. ~© 2012 John Diliberto ((( echoes ))) Join us on Facebook…

Hype Machine Building for New Sigur Ros Live!

Okay, that’s a little cynical, but the whole leaking out of free tracks, tantalizing fans with little tidbits and generally treating us like greyhounds chasing rabbits is getting a bit tedious.  But then this is the iconic, beyond hip band, Sigur Rós who have released some of the most idiosyncratic and uniguely intoxicating music in…

Icelandic Chamber Music Heads Echoes Top 25

Skuli Sverrisson’s Lush Ambiences Lead Echoes Top 25 for March. Skuli Sverrisson’s Seria II was our Echoes CD of the Month in March and it leads the Echoes Top 25 for March, bringing in a lot of other ambient chamber music on its coattails including Meg Bowles’ A Quiet Light, Dustin O’Halloran’s Lumiere and Olafur…

Skúli Sverrisson’s Seria II.

Skúli Sverrisson’s Seria II is the Echoes March CD of the Month A sideman to New York’s music elite turns in a solo electric chamber work masterpiece. Hear Skúli Sverrisson talk about his music tonight 5/27  Echoes. Ambient chamber music is often atmospheric, melancholy and serene, but rarely is it as charming as Seria II…

Echo Location: Nordic Ambiences

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20081210.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBjörk and Abba aren’t the only exports from Iceland and Sweden. (You can hear an audio version of this Blog, with music.) As we close out 2008 and head into the chill of winter, I bring you two albums from Nordic territories to chill you even…