Tag: String Quartet

Jherek Bischoff on Echoes Podcast

Hear about Jherek Bishoff’s strange life and idiosyncratic music in the Echoes Podcast. There’s a lot of chamber music being written lately by rock musicians.  Ólafur Arnalds, Johann Johannsson, Rhian Sheehan all started out as pure rock musicians, often punk musicians.  So did Jherek Bischoff.  He’s played with people like Amanda Palmer, but on his…

Jherek Bischoff’s Chamber Pop & Deep Listening.

There’s a lot of chamber music being written lately by rock musicians.  Ólafur Arnalds, Johann Johannsson, Rhian Sheehan all started out as pure rock musicians, often punk musicians.  So did Jherek Bischoff.  He’s played with people like Amanda Palmer, but on his own he makes a chamber pop music that includes vocalists like David Byrne,…

Heavy Metal Strings-Eklipse Live on Echoes

Eklipse, A Non-Classical String Quartet Plays Live on Echoes Tonight. Eklipse’s live performance on Echoes has been one of our most popular shows of 2013.  If you like your string quartets wearing dominatrix attire, glam make-up and playing songs from pop and alt-rock bands, then I’ve got one for you.  Their name is Eklipse, and…

The Reinvention of Kaki King – Echoes Podcast

Hear the Podcast of Kaki King’s Echoes Interview There’s little doubt that Kaki King has been the most high profile acoustic guitar player of the last decade.  Since her 2003 debut she’s recorded several albums, collaborated with musicians like The Goo Goo Dolls, scored films like Into the Wild with Eddie Vedder and Michael Brook…

Kronos Quartet-Always Electric

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20100106.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSKronos Quartet Began plugged in and they’re still attuned to the wired world. You can hear an Audio Version of thius Blog with music from Kronos. In 1980 the Kronos Quartet did something string quartets don’t do.  They played Jimi Hendrix‘s “Purple Haze.”  Some 30 years…