Tag: Peter Kater

R. Carlos Nakai’s 5 Best Native Winds

5 Essential CDs for an Icon of Echoes: R. Carlos Nakai There are a lot of good traditional Native American flute players out there.  R. Carlos Nakai isn’t one of them. Instead, he’s been creating hybrid musics across genres and even created a few genres of his own.  Most of them are based in improvisation…

Echoes Top 25 for September-Ambient Leads the Way

Digitonal tops the Echoes Top 25 for September, and will no doubt be near the top for the next several months. But right behind is Marconi Union, topping their own record as the highest placing digital download recording on Echoes. October’s CD of the Month, Sumner McKane’s nostalgia-tinged ambient americana masterpiece, What A Great Place…

Echoes Top 25 for July: Marconi Union first Download recording to crack Top 5

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080730.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAmbient chamber music still dominates the Echoes Top 25 for August, but for the first time, a download only album cracks the the Echoes Top 5. That CD is the purely ambient A Lost Connection by Marconi Union. Their album, Distance, from 3 years ago was…

Sacred Earth-Wind of the East

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20080625.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPeter Kater creates a new Native Fusion project with Sacred Earth–Wind of the East (Hear an Audio version of this blog with music) On a new project called Sacred Earth, pianist Peter Kater expands his reputation as one of the leading purveyors of Native American fusion.…