Tag: Progressive Rock

Best of Echoes 2013 Listener Poll

What do you get when you take a contemporary avant-garde composer, psychedelic folkies, Indian sitarists and Japanese electronic musicians.  Apparently you get the soundscape of Echoes or at least the music listeners thought was the best aspect of that soundscape.  Listeners have voted and today we’ll hear the results of the Best of Echoes 2013.…

An Echoes Celtic Sonic Seasonings

Christmas begins today with An Echoes Celtic Sonic Seasonings with Moya Brennan and Jeff Johnson, Brian Dunning and Wendy Goodwin I don’t know how Celtic music came to signify winter, but  slow aires and Celtic harps seem to exemplify a quieter and more atmospheric side of the Winter season.  We’ve dipped into that sound on…

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…

Darkside of the Beach Boys on Echoes Tonight

From Tonight Sky to Darkside on Echoes T0night Darkside is a duo from where else? Brooklyn.  Electronic musician Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington spin out psychedelic electronica landscapes with moods that reference German avant-rockers, Can.  Catch them live if you can.  They did an amazing set at this year’s Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit.…

Tom Griesgraber & Bert Lams Happy Trails Echoes Podcast

Bert Lams & Tom Griesgraber talk about their concept album, Unnamed Lands in the Echoes Podcast. Bert Lams &Tom Griesgraber are both post-progressive rock veterans.  Bert Lams is the best known as part of the California Guitar Trio. Tom Griesgraber is lesser known with one previous album out, but he’s been creating progressive music for…

A Fanfare to Oblivion with Jonathan Wilson & Hammock

New Music from Hammock & Jonathan Wilson tonight on Echoes Hammock is one of those bands that is consistently name-checked by artists we interview on Echoes. Rhian Sheehan, Mree, All India Radio and more have cited them in recent months.  They return with a new CD that follows on the heels of 2012’s Departure Songs. …

Westward Ho! with Tom Griesgraber & Bert Lams

Bert Lams & Tom Griesgraber talk about their concept album, Unnamed Lands tonight on Echoes. Bert Lams &Tom Griesgraber are both post-progressive rock veterans.  Bert Lams is the best known as part of the California Guitar Trio. Tom Griesgraber is lesser known with one previous album out, but he’s been creating progressive music for Chapman…

Sticks & Strings-Greisgraber & Lams Live on Echoes

Hear Chapman Stick Player Tom Greisgraber & Guitarist Bert Lams Live on Echoes Tonight We know Bert Lams as one head in the three-headed, six-armed monster of the California Guitar Trio.  Tom Griesgraber plays the Chapman Stick, enhancing his two-handed tapping with atmospheric effects.   They come in to the Echoes Living Room to play music…

Re-Genesis – Steve Hackett Live.

Steve Hackett Goes Back to Beginning at Keswick Theatre With Yestival this past summer, gearing up for Hawkwind’s sadly postponed tour,  and now Steve Hackett revisiting his work with Genesis, it’s been a year for Progressive Rock nostalgia.  Guitarist Steve Hackett was with Genesis for their glory years and then stuck around for two post-Peter…