Tag: techno

Aphex Twin’s SAWII in Echoes Podcast

Marc Weidenbaum Dissects Aphex Twin’s Selected Ambient Works Volume II in Echoes Podcast Hear this interview in Echoes Podcast I’m in a state right now where 20 year anniversaries don’t seem like such a big deal.  After all, we just commemorated the 30th Anniversary of Steve Roach’s Structures from Silence and the 40th Anniversaries of…

Aphex Twin’s Selected Ambient Works Vol II at 20

I’m in a state right now where 20 year anniversaries don’t seem like such a big deal.  After all, we just commemorated the 30th Anniversary of Steve Roach’s Structures from Silence and the 40th Anniversaries of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon and Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells.  I think that divide might say something…

Banco De Gaia Mythic Sound

Hear interview with Banco De Gaia in Echoes Podcast. Banco de Gaia fired one of the first shots of ethno-techno sounds into the previously electronic dominated rave culture of the early 1990s.  Since then, he’s built a body of work by sampling the body’s of work from other musicians as well as sounds from the…

Bombay Dub Orchestra Remixed and Wrecked.

Bombay Dub Orchestra have been fusing eastern and electronic music for several years now and doing it with a grace and elegance that is unparalleled.   I still go back to their 2006 eponymous debut  album which sounds as fresh now as it did then.  Their mix of eastern modes and musicians, with  lush strings…

Orbital Never Say Never

After supposedly calling it quits back in 2004 with the release of Blue Album, the U.K. electronica duo, Orbital are on the verge of completing the inevitable comeback they began back in 2008.  A new album, Wonky, is set for April and they’ve already released a teaser single, a light, effervescent bit of alka-synth-pop called,…

Beardyman Hyper-Kinetic Joy

There are DJ’s, beatboxers and techno-wizards and then, there is Beardyman.   For 38 minutes of pure unalloyed joy, watch him in this video and keep in mind, it’s all live.  I’ve seen some great Kaos Pad performances by Ulrich Schnauss and Jon Hopkins, but for pure kinetic energy, this one is unreal.   You have to…

Echo Location: Moby’s Wait for Me-July CD of the Month

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20090701.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMoby releases his best album in a decade, and it’s the July Echoes CD of the Month It’s been ten years since Moby put out his multi-platinum selling album, Play. it became ubiquitous in films, TV, and commercials.   You’ll hear echoes of Play in Moby’s new…