Tag: Space Music

Rainy Day, Tangerine Dream Away

Ever wonder what it was like to see Tangerine Dream back in 1971 when they were playing dingy basement clubs in West Berlin?  You got a sense of that Friday night when they performed at the Underground Arts Theater, a dingy basement club in a desolate section of Philadelphia.  Downsized from the 3000 seat Electric…

Space Music on YouTube

I got a notice from Chuck Van Zyl, the producer and host of WXPN‘s Star’s End and one half of The Ministry of Inside Things about a live solo  performance this Sunday, April 15 at 7:00 PM at the AxD Gallery, 265 S. 10th Street in Philadelphia.  (It’s a static site and there’s no info…

Thierrry David’s Space Music Opus.

A Veteran French Synthesist Launches the Echoes April CD of the Month Hear an interview with Thierry David tonight July 18, on Echoes. It takes a lot of discipline for a skilled, classically trained keyboardist to put his technique on hold and instead, give in to the mood and atmosphere the music requires. On his…

Tangerine Dream Headlines Moogfest 2011.

MOOGFEST 2011, OCTOBER 28-30 IN ASHEVILLE, NC, ANNOUNCES INITIAL LINEUP! THE FLAMING LIPS, PASSION PIT, STS9, GHOSTLAND OBSERVATORY, CRYSTAL CASTLES, CHROMEO, BATTLES, UMPHREY’S MCGEE, MAYER HAWTHORNE & THE COUNTY, M83, TIM HECKER, TORO Y MOI, AUSTRA, MATTHEW DEAR, GOLD PANDA & more to play this year’s festival. In a battle of diametrically opposed electronics, German…

5 Essential Steve Roach CDs

The #2 Icon of Echoes and His 5 Essential CDs Steve Roach has s released nearly 50 solos albums and just as many collaborations, so narrowing his  output down to 5 CDs is daunting. So I have limited myself to pure Steve Roach solo albums, leaving behind great works with his Suspended Memories group and…

Klaus Schulze Turns 63

A Sultan of Synthesizers 63 isn’t a very significant birthday,  but any time we can celebrate the music of Klaus Schulze, we should do it.   Born August 4, 1947, Klaus Schulze remains the John Coltrane of electronic music.   It’s been nearly four decades since his solo debut, Irrlicht, and he continues creating CD length…

5 Best Mark Dwane CDs

A Journey through the music of #16 among 20 Icons of Echoes. While so many electronic musicians have headed off into the drone zone of sonic abstraction, Mark Dwane is an artist who still believes in the power of melody, the grandeur of a big crescendo and the stories held within a dramatic turn. His…

ARC Ascends-Mark Shreeve & Ian Boddy

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20100113.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Electronic Duo Arc Make Space Music the Old FashionedWway In the large two story great room of Alpenhof Bed & Breakfast in Media, Pennsylvania, you’d normally be admiring the antique  chandeliers and wood carved images or relaxing in front of the  white stucco fireplace and…