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Best of Echoes 2014

Best of Echoes 2014

Today we unveil the Best of Echoes 2014. It’s a list that draws from across the Echoes spectrum, revealing the eclectic sound of the show within our framework of chilled moods.

Yoed Nir Live on Echoes

Yoed Nir on Echoes

Yoed Nir plays live in Echoes Video.Yoed Nir is one of a new generation of looping cellists, joining the likes of Zoe Keating, Jami Sieber, Matthew Schoening and Hans Christian in creating orchestras of sound with just one instrument.  Although there are lots of instrumentalists who loop, outside of guitarists it seems to be cellists…

12 Months of Echoes CD Picks

A Look Back at CD of the Month Picks for 2014Tonight on Echoes we look back at our 12 CD of the Month selections.  We’ll be playing two tracks from each spread out over the two hours of Echoes tonight.  Here they all are with links to their reviews, tracks and videos. January: Hammock Oblivion…

Echoes Top 25 for November 2014

Philip Selway - Weatherhouse

Philip Selway & Wax Tailor Lead Echoes November Top 25ECHOES TOP 25 FOR NOVEMBER 2014 Philip Selway – Weatherhouse (Sony Music Entertainment) Wax Tailor – Phonovisions Symphonic Orchestra (Le Plan)  Tim Farrell – Cascadia (Tim Farrell)  Anja Lechner & Francois Couturier – Moderato Cantabile (ECM New Series)  Orenda Fink – Blue Dream (Saddle Creek)  Chad Lawson – The Chopin Variations (Hillset)  Bonobo – The North Borders…

250 Albums for 25 Years of Echoes

Top 250 Albums

As we celebrate 25 Years of Echoes, listeners voted for their favorite Echoes Albums. Here’s the complete list. You can hear the top 25 of them on the Wednesday, November 19 Echoes broadcast. If you’re a subscriber to Echoes Online, you can hear all 250 in a series of “Wordless Echoes” streams.   Rank Artist…

Echoes Top 25 for October 2014

Echoes Top 25 for October, 2014Does it get any more eclectic than this? 70s space rockers from Germany, minimalist dream-poppers from Austin; a DJ turned electro-folky from England, ambient chamber music from America, and new classical chamber music from Europe, acoustic guitarist from Doylestown, an electro-lounge player self-releasing his music and a drummer from one…

Echoes Top 25 for September 2014

Tigerforest - The Tides of Day and Night

Echoes Top 25 for September, 2014This is our 300th Top 25 list.  12 months x 25 years of Echoes Progressive electronics make it to the head of the Echoes Top 25 for September with Tigerforest’s The Tides of Day and Night , the Echoes CD of the Month for September. Newcomers to the list include…

Echoes Top 25 for August 2014

Lana Del Rey

She was number one on Billboard in June and now she’s Number One at Echoes. Lana Del Rey’s “Ultraviolence” leads our Top 25 for August.The singer has turned in a fragile and alluring album that taps into the darker side of Echoes sonically and thematically. It was the CD of the Month in August and…

Echoes Top 25 for July 2014

Yoed Nir - The Next Dream

There’s some great CDs in the Echoes Top 25 for July. Leading the way is Yoed Nir’s CD of the Month, The Next Dream. He’s one of two cello albums to make the list. The other is first timer Maya Beiser with her album of cello covers, Uncovered.