Tag: Mike Oldfield

Echoes March CD of the Month: Mark McGuire’s Along the Way

Mark McGuire Creates 21st Century Progressive Rock Opus for Echoes CD of the Month Old fans of progressive rock and space music might be forgiven if listening to Mark McGuire’s Along the Way takes them back to about 1975, calling up music like Ash Ra Tempel’s Inventions for Electric Guitar, Popol Vuh’s Seligpreisung or Can’s…

New Music: Mike Oldfield and Daft Punk on Echoes

Hear New Music From Mike Oldfield and DaftPunk on Echoes tonight. Daft Punk didn’t play Colbert the other night, but we have them on Echoes, at least their music andit won’t be that over-exposed “Get Lucky” but another track off of  Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories. And speaking of electronic music we’ll hear Mike Oldfield…

New Music: Mike Oldfield and Daft Punk on Echoes

Tonight on Echoes it’s Mike Oldfield Remixed. We’ll hear something from a CD called Tubular Beats that takes Oldfield classics into electronic terrain. And speaking of electronic, we’ll hear a track off of  Daft Punk’s new CD, Random Access Memories. Here you can see Mike Oldfield performing “Tubular Bells (Night of the Proms)” from his…

Echoes Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Tubular Bells.

Interview: Mike Oldfield – the 40th Anniversary of Tubular Bells on Echoes Hear it on-air the weekend of May 24-26 Hear the Echoes Podcast of the interview with Mike Oldfield on Tubular Bells It was forty years ago that Mike Oldfield electrified the world with his hit album, Tubular Bells. It had one composition spanning…

Two Epic Birthdays: Mike Oldfield & Brian Eno.

Mike Oldfield & Brian Eno both share birthdays today.  Oldfield turns 60 and Eno turns 65.  Each artist has shaped the music we hear today.  Brian Eno has been the more prolific and expansive, working across genres and attaining massive popular success in each of the last 5 decades through his work with other artists…

Mike Oldfield Mentor David Bedford Heads for Star’s End

Composer, keyboardist and Mike Oldfield Collaborator David Bedford Passes I was sad to hear of the passing of David Bedford, the English composer who had a deep engagement with progressive rock in the early 1970s.  It actually started a little earlier in Kevin Ayers and The Whole World, a rollicking post-psychedelic, pre-progressive rock, musically insane…

Tubular Babes-Mike Oldfield Revamped.

Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells performed by Brooklyn Organ Synth Orchestra This is kind of a gas.  The Brooklyn Organ Synth Orchestra is a group of over 20 different NYC female keyboardists playing Tubular Bells on keyboards vintage and new at Joe McGinty’s Carousel Studio in Brooklyn, NY.   They vamp it up on the main themes…

Echo Location: Tangled up in Strings-California Guitar Trio & David Pritchard

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080709.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe California Guitar Trio and David Pritchard are acoustic fingerstyle players who aren’t taking the lonley solo route. You can also hear an Audio version of this Echo Location, with music. If you think one acoustic guitar is good, there are some musicians who think 2,…