Tag: World Fusion

Fernwood in Echoes Podcast

Gayle Ellett and Todd Montgomery are modern musicians purveying a backwoods Americana global music fusion as Fernwood. Arcadia is their second album of mostly acoustic ruminations, orchestrated with everything from sitars and guitars to bouzoukis and dilruba in a global music of the imagination.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015-Echoes Program 1506B

Ricky Kej is an Indian musician steeped in the Bollywood sound. Wouter Kellerman is a South African world music flutist. They got together for a global exploration called Winds of Samsara, merging Indian, African and Middle Eastern sounds into a hymn for peace dedicated to Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi. They talk about their Grammy…

Fernwood Echoes February CD of the Month

If it wasn’t for Martin Mull’s 1970s TV series, Fernwood T2 Night, the name Fernwood would more instantly conjure up pastoral images of a backwoods town from a time gone by. The band called Fernwood does that, only their backwoods could be in Bangalore, Senegal or in the Appalachian hills. It’s not that the music…

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.

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…

Thierry David – Hypnosis Echoes October CD of the Month

Thierry David’s Electronic Hypnosishttps://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/audio/MesmerizingSpirals.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHear Thierry David’s Hypnosis Tonight on Echoes. I first heard about French synthesist Thierry David around 1993 when another electronic musician, Robert Rich, played some of David’s music for me. It turned out, David had been recording electronic music for several years already,…

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…

Hans Christian’s Hidden Treasures

Cellist Hans Christian creates Global Serenity with Hidden Treasures The Echoes May CD of the Month Hans Christian launches his new CD playing cello. It’s the instrument he began with studying classical repertoire and he’s done recordings with it from the purely Renaissance album, Light and Spirit, to pure solo improvisations on Sancta Camisia, and…