Tag: Tangerine Dream

Living Room Concert: Radio Massacre International

It’s a trip into deep space when the English electronic trio Radio Massacre International comes into the Echoes living room and elevates us into the cosmos with a live performance. Below, watch the electronic music video of Radio Massacre International’s “Small Frozen North” from their 1995 album Frozen North. John Diliberto (((echoes))) Sign up for…

Ulrich Schnauss Echoes Podcast Interview.

German electronic musician Ulrich Schnauss talks about religion, space music and a return to electronic sound 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 sound, aggressive grooves and over-driven guitar timbres that…

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…

Echoes Interviewed on Public Television.

Echoes on TV: Friday Arts, a program on Philadelphia PBS station WHYY,  did a piece on Philly space music and interviewed Echoes John Diliberto & Jeff Towne as well as Chuck Van Zyl from Star’s End and electronic musician Jason Sloan. The feature ran Friday, 1/4/2012, but you can see it online here: http://video.whyy.org/video/2323750666  The…

Post-Space Music From Tim Motzer & Bernhard Wöstheinrich

Space psychedelia descended on the Rotunda in Philadelphia last night.  In the latest concert in the Event Horizon series, it was a three band show with PYXL8R, Groupthink and headlined by Tim Motzer & Bernhard Wöstheinrich. Tim Motzer is sonic experimentalist who you’ll find attending most of the outside music shows in Philadelphia from free…

Still Tangerine Dreaming

There is a nice review of Tangerine Dream’s show in NYC by Jon Pareles in the New York Times.  Nice to see a balanced POV in the mainstream media. Apparently, while they had a bigger venue in New York than Philadelphia, they did not have a bigger audience.  Only a few hundred according to reports.…

Philadelphia Concerts Ahead

This is mostly for Philly area listeners for some Echoes related concerts coming up.  RECOMMENDED THIS WEEK Van Der Graaf Generator.  If you’re a progressive rock fan, you’ll be there.  Check out A Summer of Progressive Rock  GET YOUR TICKETS SIGUR ROS Coming July 29 & 30 *******DEAD CAN DANCE is Coming August 26. ********…

Lefsetz claims electronic music Next Big Thing.

For those who don’t know, Bob Lefsetz is a music crank who has gotten a voluminous amount of attention lately for his blogged rants on music and the music industry.  He’s even a speaker at the NON-Commvention this year in Philadelphia.  I subscribe to his newsletter and got this one today with the subject line:…

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…

Tangerine Dream Live at Moogfest

Is It Safe To Listen To Tangerine Dream Again? This might come a bit late but I’ve come across very  little coverage about it since Moogfest 2011 at the end of October.  Tangerine Dream headlined the festival and did a 2 hour show.  Like many fans, I’ve become a bit inurred to the band.  You…