Tag: Klaus Schulze

Remembering Edgar Froese in Echoes Podcast

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/EchoesPodcast-EdgarFroese-TangerineDream.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe Remember Edgar Froese in Echoes Podcast Listen to the interview below or download the podcast from iTunes I first heard Tangerine Dream in 1974. It was the album Phaedra, and it was unlike anything I had ever heard before: no vocals, no songs, rhythms that throbbed like galactic…

The Dream is Over: Edgar Froese R.I.P.

Hear our tribute to Edgar Froese tonight on Echoes. I first heard Tangerine Dream in 1974. It was the album Phaedra, and it was unlike anything I had ever heard before: no vocals, no songs, rhythms that throbbed like galactic rubber bands, textures that swirled, and sounds that were completely unfamiliar. My music world was forever changed. Now…

Brian Reitzell in Echoes Podcast.

Interview: Brian Reitzell. https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-BrianReitzell.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHear Brian Reitzell talk about Auto Music, Hannibal, Takemitsu and driving in Echoes Podcast. Brian Reitzell is the music supervisor for films by director Sofia Coppola like Lost in Translation and The Bling Ring, and he composes original music for TV shows like…

Journey to Sirius with Vic Hennegan Live on Echoes

Acclaimed Space Musician Vic Hennegan Play Live on Echoes You can sort of blame me for Vic Hennegan.  He grew up in Philadephia in the 1970s listening to me spinning space music albums by Klaus Schulze, Tangerine Dream and Jean Michel Jarre on WXPN back then.  That, and the fact that his mother took him…

Celtic Returns, Prog on the Side, Experiment into Ambient

We’ve got a lot of new music from old friends today on Echoes.  Clannad, the legendary Irish band and one of the groups that launched the Celtic renaissance in the 1980s, returns with their first album in 15 years.  It’s called Nádúr,  Gaelic for nature, and it brings the core members of Clannad back together,…

Echoes Interviewed on Public Television.

Echoes on TV: Friday Arts, a program on Philadelphia PBS station WHYY,  did a piece on Philly space music and interviewed Echoes John Diliberto & Jeff Towne as well as Chuck Van Zyl from Star’s End and electronic musician Jason Sloan. The feature ran Friday, 1/4/2012, but you can see it online here: http://video.whyy.org/video/2323750666  The…

David Wright Live On Echoes.

Tonight on Echoes we’ve got David Wright coming into the Echoes Living Room to play live.  This veteran English synthesist has been recording space music opuses since 1989 and has released 2 dozen solo albums plus recordings with Code Indigo and Callisto.  David’s music is initially inspired by artists like Vangelis and Klaus Schulze, but…

Klaus Schulze Turns 63

A Sultan of Synthesizers 63 isn’t a very significant birthday,  but any time we can celebrate the music of Klaus Schulze, we should do it.   Born August 4, 1947, Klaus Schulze remains the John Coltrane of electronic music.   It’s been nearly four decades since his solo debut, Irrlicht, and he continues creating CD length…