Tag: singer-songwriter

Big Ears Festival 2015

The Big Ears Festival in Knoxville brought together an array of musicians from the bleeding edge of the avant-garde to the cutting edge of rock and folk. Kronos Quartet presided over this meeting ground of Vanguard music that included Laurie Anderson, Wu Man, Terry Riley, Rhiannon Giddens and much much more.

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.

Philip Selway’s Weatherhouse CD of the Month

Philip Selway - Weatherhouse

Philip Selway is the drummer from Radiohead, but that information does little to prepare you for the sensitive, gentle songs of broken love and redemption that populate his second solo album, Weatherhouse. Even his first album, the more folk inclined Familial, won’t set you up for the lush textures and seductive melodies he conjures. Weatherhouse…

Ricochets: The Echoes Living Room Concerts Volume 20.

Ricochets: Echoes Living Room Concerts Volume 20

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/audio/01PrairieSuite.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn our 25th year, the 20th Echoes Living Room Concert CD. Epic voices from the 1990s, children of progressive rock, global music explorers and a new sound of ambient pop form part of the roadmap to Ricochets, our 20th volume of live Echoes performances. Here’s some track-by-track…

The Best of Echoes 2014 …So Far

We Pick the Best Echoes CDs of the Year at the Halfway Point. Hear them tonight on Echoes. See A Spotify Playlist Below It seems like it’s been such a long year, and it’s only half over.  That’s what usually what happens when so much good music has come out. There are albums I feel…

S.Carey in Echoes Podcast

Sean Carey

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-SCarey.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSean Carey has created an album of transcendent repose called Range of Light that uses naturalistic metaphor inspired by John Muir to talk about themes of love and family. He talks about it in the Echoes Podcast.  Hear it below. https://echoes.org/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/EchoesPodcast-SCarey.mp3

Lyla Foy Plays Live on Echoes

Lyla Foy

Lyla Foy Brings her Haunting Songs to Echoes Live.  A lot of modern singers can’t bring it live.  They need backing tapes, ghost vocals, and rhythm tracks, if not more.  I remember one live Echoes session where the only sound in the studio was a lone voice, barely.  Everything else, vocal harmonies, bass, guitar, drums and…

S. Carey Live on Echoes

Sean Carey

Bon Iver Drummer Creates Naturalist Dream Pop Sean Carey has spent the last few years stroking drums and providing harmony vocals behind dream folk artist Bon Iver. So it’s not surprising that when he records as S.Carey, his own music has that same slow motion melancholy feel. But Carey brings some other elements to his…