Tag: John Diliberto

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…

Top Ten Albums of 2012 by John Diliberto.

Deep moods and a couple of quirky releases highlight John Diliberto’s Top Ten Albums for 2012. 2012 will be a year marked by really good albums, but not necessarily groundbreaking, earth shattering or definitive works that place any one release ahead of the pack.  There are a few albums I could’ve picked as number one,…

Harold Budd Tribute

The OKTAF RECORDS label is putting out what looks to be a very promising tribute album to Harold Budd with people like Biosphere, Marsen Jules,  and several artists I’m less familiar with. Here’s the Press Release: With “Lost In The Humming Air – Music inspired by Harold Budd” oktaf records announces an amazing collection of…

Oster/Manring/Weingarten in Echoes Living Room

They call themselves Blue Eternity now, but we know them as trumpeter Jeff Oster, bassist Michael Manring, and electric slide guitarist Carl Weingarten.  They are all familiar to listeners of Echoes.  Michael Manring was a founder of the group Montreux, recorded many solo albums and was the house bassist for Windham Hill Records in the…

John Diliberto’s Best of Sleepy Hollow 2011.

I’ve made my own Best of List, an Echoes Best of List, the Echoes Listener Poll and now, here’s the Best of Sleepy Hollow 2011. For those of you who don’t know, Sleepy Hollow is the long-lived weekend morning music show on WXPN in Philadelphia.   (It says 30 years on the website but it’s closer…

Echoes September CD of the Month: Fernwood’s Sangita

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20090902.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGlobal Americana Chamber Music You can hear an audio version of this blog, with Fernwood‘s music, here. Fernwood is the name of an acoustic band from southern California, but that’s about the only geographical data on this group that’s easy to nail down.  Consisting of  multi-instrumentalists,…

Echo Location: Ray Montford

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20090722.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCanadian Guitarist Ray Montford threads together country, new age and Pink Floyd You can hear an audio version of this blog with Ray Montford’s music here. Guitarist Ray Montford has garnered accolades from people like film director Atom Egoyan and Windham Hill Records founder Will Ackerman. …