Tag: shoegaze

Ulrich Schnauss: Electronic Memories

Ulrich Schnauss’ A Long Way to Fall  is the Echoes February CD of the Month. Hear an audio version of this review with music in the Echoes Podcast. Five years after his stormy, end-of-the-world electro-shoegaze treatise called Goodbye, German downtempo synth scientist Ulrich Schnauss returns with a new CD.  Gone are the layers of distorted…

Hammock’s Echoes Interview Podcast

Hammock Talk About their ShoegazeEpic Departure Songs in Echoes Interview Download the Hammock interview on iTunes. Hammock doesn’t sound like your typical band coming out of Nashville.  There isn’t the sound of country twang.  Instead, Marc Byrd and Andrew Thompson mix twin guitars awash in distortion and reverb spread out over landscapes that can shift…

Best of Echoes 2012-Listener Poll Results.

Hear The Best of Echoes 2012 Rewind TONIGHT! See Spotify Playlist Below How much of a runaway was Dead Can Dance’s win in the Best of Echoes 2012 Poll?  They had almost twice as many votes as the next artist, Hammock.  But after that, it’s pretty tight. But what does the list say musically?  It’s…

Shoegaze Ambience with Manual – Echoes Podcast

Interview with Jonas Munk a.k.a Manual in Echoes Podcast In the early 2000’s a new sound in electronic music emerged.  It mixed German Space and Progressive Rock, with Shoegaze guitar and contemporary Electronica.  Two of the leading lights in this sound were Manual and Ulrich Schnauss.  Manual is Danish musician Jonas Munk and he’s carved…

Hammock Swings Out 2012 with CD of the Month

Ambient Post-Rock Avatars Transcend their Roots Hear Hammock interviewed on Echoes Tonight 03/06/2013. In an immersive experience where time loses meaning and there is no up nor down, it takes a quantum physicist’s sense of time and an astronaut’s sense of space to navigate.  Marc Byrd and Andrew Thompson are neither scientists nor pilots, but…

It’s Christmas. Projekt Gets Ornamental.

Various Artists – Ornamental (A Projekt Holiday Collection) I just got in my first Christmas album of the season and the tree-topper has been set high with Ornamental, a collection from the Projekt label.  Best known for their dark ambient and Goth recordings, as well as great electronic releases from Steve Roach and Erik Wollo,…

Frankie Rose Goes Galactic.

Frankie Rose concocts a psychedelic mix of shoegaze moods, New Wave grandiosity and chorale serenity. Frankie Rose, previously recording as Frankie Rose and the Outs,  was a drummer and singer in Dum Dum Girls and you can hear the Go-Gos-style summer of electro punk joyfulness that group had, but there is a darker more shoegazer…

Hammock-Not Swinging, But Soaring

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20100428.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHammock’s Chasing After Shadows… Living With Ghosts Echoes May CD of the Month You can hear an Audio version of this with Hammock’s music There are Hammocks you swing in.  They lull you into a hazy dream on a hot summer day.  Hammock the band might…